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Bibo

Certificate of Excellence
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French, Mediterranean, European, Bistro, Wine Bar
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518 Hall Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1Z2, Canada
+1 250-352-2744
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: BiBO serves modern bistro fare, rustic Italian, fresh, creative, European...
BiBO serves modern bistro fare, rustic Italian, fresh, creative, European inspired comfort food along with a wide variety of exciting wines in an intimate dining room in historic Malone Manor on Hall and Herridge Lane, Nelson’s favorite destination.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Exquisite

One of my favourites in the world - combining a lovingly curated, locally sourced menu, with really interesting wines, and a magical dining terrace. The small team at Bibo treat you like family - welcoming, interesting and good, good food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
Susanne C
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

One of my favourites in the world - combining a lovingly curated, locally sourced menu, with really interesting wines, and a magical dining terrace. The small team at Bibo treat you like family - welcoming, interesting and good, good food.

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BiBONelson, Owner at Bibo, responded to this review

We are really flattered and so glad you love what we do! What a lovely review and thank you so much! June McEwen More 

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

My partner and I have been coming to Bibo for years now and love the food, the staff and the atmosphere. The food is delicious, the owners very knowledgeable and friendly, and they've got one of the best patios in town. Whether you're looking for a refreshing drink, an appetizer and/or a main meal- this is your place! Very affordable... More 

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BiBONelson, Owner at Bibo, responded to this review

...and we love you! Thank you so much for the lovely review and always a pleasure to have you. See you soon! June McEwen More 

Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The food was absolutely amazing - and in my opinion that is the most important thing - hence the perfect rating. The setting is beautiful day or night. Very chic decor. The service was good, not excellent. Seems like a newer restaurant so maybe they are still working out some kinks. I would definitely return and would recommend it for... More 

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BiBONelson, Owner at Bibo, responded to this review

We appreciate that you enjoyed your experience with us and shared this review. We are having the busiest summer to date with August being the peak month and apologize for not meeting our usual excellent service despite you still finding it good. Our host caved in to a few more persistent requests to be seated than we would have preferred,... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Sampled the menu of this great tapas/fusion restaurant and loved it! One of the best meals I've had, not just in Nelson. The ceviche was really fresh and delicious, the cocktails were great and the garlic prawns were unreal. The warm baguette was perfect for soaking up the extra sauces.

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BiBONelson, Owner at Bibo, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear when guests really enjoy the effort that goes into making delicious food. So glad you did and shared the excellent experience as well. Thank you! June McEwen More 

Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

As this restaurant is top rated in Nelson, I had high expectations and was not disappointed! Took my brothers here for their birthday and we were all impressed. Love the tapas and share plates idea, made the dinner very fun. Service was top notch as well, our waiter was very knowledgable about the menu.

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BiBONelson, Owner at Bibo, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your excellent review and we are so glad you all enjoyed your dining experience with us. June McEwen More 

Nelson, BC
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We had a somewhat negative experience dining here. I think our waiter was new and didn't know anything, so that may have entered into it. But bottom line was that it was overpriced, and I felt like I waited forever to get my water refilled, the portions are small and nothing really was that tasty. 4 of us dined, and... More 

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Kaslo, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

There have been so many great reviews for this spot, so when we were there the first time and it was disappointing we thought we might have hit it on an off night. So we gave it another try, and the food was average at best, again. And then we gave it about a year and decided to try it... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

If you want to take your spouse somewhere special in Nelson, away from all the hippies and pot heads, I don't think this place can be beat. Attentive service; the chocolate pate dessert was probably the best experience I've had as a chocoholic. Large portion called to be shared.

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BiBONelson, Owner at Bibo, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending us and so glad you loved the chocolate pate! June McEwen More 

Cambridge
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Great, chilled atmosphere at Bibo. We sat on the terrace in the evening, had very friendly and efficient service. A really interesting and inventive menu: highlights were the shrimp ceviche and cold-smoked tuna appetisers, bison flatiron for main. A well selected wine list (we had the Burrowing Owl syrah). Altogether, a fantastic meal - highly recommended. Total for four people,... More 

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BiBONelson, Owner at Bibo, responded to this review

We are so glad the four of you enjoyed your experience with us and deeply appreciate the thoroughly lovely review you shared. Thank you! June McEwen More 

Pincher Creek, Canada
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Nice little restaurant with friendy staff, started with the mussels which were very yummy nice broth. The main dishes were also very good, small menu which is good. Overall very good restaurant in Nelson best one we tried.

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BiBONelson, Owner at Bibo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed the mussels! June McEwen More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 518 Hall Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1Z2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-2744

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 27
  • Cuisine: French, Mediterranean, European, Bistro, Wine Bar

Description

BiBO serves modern bistro fare, rustic Italian, fresh, creative, European inspired comfort food along with a wide variety of exciting wines in an intimate dining room in historic Malone Manor on Hall and Herridge Lane, Nelson’s favorite destination.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?