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7 Alma Street | Buxton Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 7964
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“paella” (13 reviews)
“pizza” (19 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Hours
Mediterranean, European, Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Alma Street | Buxton Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here with friends before a film, arriving just as they re-opened for evening service at 5 PM (they are also open during the day). Had the Gamberi seafood pizza which was very good. The pizzas have a nice thin base which is how we...More

Thank David T
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Booked on line to eat early as we had a show to get to. Excellent service - fast and friendly without being intrusive. Plenty of time to enjoy our meal and be in time for our next destination. Fantastic food!!

1  Thank Helen M
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

This is a great restaurant! We have been there twice and we can't recommend it enough! The service is amazing, the food is great and the staff are proud if serving great quality food. The ambiance is a great for family or couples and it...More

1  Thank nbenquet
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Comida has an open setting with a good mix of indoor, outdoor and casual seating. Sharing the premises with a Mediterranean shop adds to the atmosphere. There was a good range of cabinet and menu options to choose from. Being Italian, pizza featured high on...More

Thank Barry5252
Reviewed September 18, 2018

On purchasing a bottle of wine to go with our dinner we noted that it was only $19.95 on the shelf but $45 on the menu. The owners poor response that it was to do with serving it and to cover breakage etc. Now i...More

Thank Tammie B
PTM19, Owner at Comida, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2018

The old " or I'll write a bad Tripadvisor review" trick. Embarrassing ... Your attitude at the time, and subsequently, has been arrogant, dismissive, and self-entitled. Your behavior towards our staff was condescending and snide ("I doubt you earn $20 an hour sweetie"). Really? (And...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Went early for evening dinning,therefore quite and relaxing sitting in the sun, beautifully cooked fresh food ,(Ramseys hell on wheels wld be impressed with cleanliness,nice touch with table clothes, nice selection on menu,this being the 1st time for dinner, will definitely be going back. Only...More

Thank lulunelson
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is a great place to relax and enjoy the passing parade of people and activities. Traditional Italian hospitality is very welcoming. Only let down was the pasta was not cooked to perfection.

Thank imamactiger
Reviewed August 26, 2018

This is an ideal location for a quick, value and tasty feed. There is a small black menu that cover most tastes plus there is a wide range of cabinet food.

Thank Bedouin29
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

A friend was visiting from Auckland and we took her here for a Sat evening meal . We’d looked at the menu on line as she’s a celiac sufferer and she was happy to see so many options for her . All our meals were...More

1  Thank BLB56
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We dined early so service was prompt and friendly. My wife and I shared the bruscetta plate then pork belly for her, houllumi for me. A '17 Rosie's Block Chardonnay to complete. Very Good.

1  Thank neilcS1420VQ
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Pat P
July 1, 2018|
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Response from PTM19 | Property representative |
Hi Pat. Yes, depending on the ages of the children we have a small toy box to keep them entertained. Also, sitting on the couches is a popular option with families as it's a little more comfortable and maintains a distance... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Digital Payments, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Alma Street | Buxton Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 7964
  • E-mail
'Comida' is the Spanish word for food or for a meal, and Comida Café and Restaurant offers healthy, tasty, fresh, Mediterranean-inspired lunch and dinner menus.
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