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Busaba

524 Victoria Street, Nelson, British Columbia BC V1L, Canada
250 352 2185
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Ranked #26 of 72 Restaurants in Nelson
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 30, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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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90 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 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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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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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
136 reviews 136 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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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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14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Kelowna
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58 reviews 58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Liked the food - not 100% ethnic to true tastes but still flavorful Disliked the fact they had no sea salt Liked the assortment of sauces that come with meals Staff pleasant, not attentive, many times having conversations aloud while people were dining Liked the pics of thailand on the walls Went as a couple, was busy fairly quick within... More

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Kootenay Rockies, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I have been going to Busaba now once a month for the Pad Thai. Unfortunately I have not tried anything else for lunch there; It's that good! I am never disappointed and if I want to impress a client, this is a great place to take them. My family wants to go there everytime they come and visit. I should... More

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