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524 Victoria Street, Nelson, British Columbia BC V1L, Canada
250 352 2185
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Ranked #28 of 74 Restaurants in Nelson
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
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Pang Mapha, Thailand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I live half time in Thailand and I miss the wonderful food we have there. So I go to Busaba restaurant to get a little taste of Thailand. the art is nice, I think painted by the owner, Sham, His lady is easy to get along with and the food is decent. They have some good beers on tap. I... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I had a hard time wanting to write this review. My wife is thai and we travel a lot to thailand so we know our thai food and service and this was a strange experience. First when entering a young lady greets us and we told her my wife was thai and she looked at us strange and it felt... More

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Castlegar, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I just can`t get enough of the Coconut Curry soup.Its called something different...ADD a bowl of rice and mix together.MY FAVORITE..I try something different each time but always have the soup..

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Calgary
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191 reviews 191 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We are on a road trip across southern BC, spending two nights in Nelson. We like to eat vegetarian food and find that Thai restaurants often have some good offerings. Although Busaba has appealing outdoor seating area, a garden-style patio, we sat inside as it was a windy evening. We ordered a corn and scallion fritter appertizer, a veggie stir-fry... More

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British Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I'm a local and I find it terribly hard to try any other restaurant other than Busaba. It is the best place I've ever been to. Try the chicken chushee. You need to be open to a bit of spice in your life but even my young children love it here.

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Puerto Vallarta
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56 reviews 56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We had the best Pad Thai and a seafood special - good selection of spices to add to your entree selection. Absolutely delicious and great value. Local organic beer we shared a pint and it was unique and delicious. 2 meals and the beer was under $40

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Nelson, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The food at Busaba is delicious and very well priced. Portions are large, we ended up taking some home with us & enjoyed the next day for lunch. The decor is wonderful, and although it was packed, it was not noisy. The service was very good, our server was knowledgeable and quick. I definitely recommend Busaba for dining in Nelson!

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Top Contributor
159 reviews 159 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We went for a family dinner and everyone enjoyed their selections. The Chushee was very tasty and good sized portions. The satay sauce could have been a bit thicker and peanutty. Overall a good place to go if you like Thai.

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Nelson, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I really want to like Busaba but really cannot justify going back the prices are so high and the food is average at best.

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Black Diamond
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

Love this place!! Sooooooo tasty and flavourful! Love Thai food.......this has been by far my favourite! Fresh, creative......never disappoints! Try the daily special...........always delicious!! Great for families, as well!

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Additional Information about Busaba

Address: 524 Victoria Street, Nelson, British Columbia BC V1L, Canada
Phone Number: 250 352 2185
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
Cuisine: Thai

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