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524 Victoria Street, Nelson, British Columbia BC V1L, Canada
250 352 2185
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 18
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  • 5
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  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
My wife, friends & I like this place

We've had numerous good meals here, with friendly and efficient servers. Quite happy with it & never had a bad experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2015
joelbc2015
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Winlaw, Canada
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Winlaw, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We've had numerous good meals here, with friendly and efficient servers. Quite happy with it & never had a bad experience.

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Thank joelbc2015
Edmonton, Canada
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Nice little Thai restaurant. I spent months in Thailand and this food met my expectations of authentic Thai food. It would be nice if the Pad Thai came with chicken. That being said, we ordered at least four dishes for our family and everything was great. The staff was very friendly and the wait for our meals wasn't too long.... More 

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Thank Acceber37
Burnaby, Canada
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Went to Busaba with 7 other people. I had the pad thai which was very bland. Everyone else seemed to enjoy their selections.

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Thank s b
Vancouver
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

In Nelson for a few days and my wife and I wanted Thai food. Hit the GPS and ended up at Busaba on a Friday night. Someone was looking out for us. The food was great. Service was great/ All this and they were down a server and a dishwasher according to the sign in the windows. Well done

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Thank sunboy48
Smithers, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Despite being very busy when I was there, the server was very friendly and attentive. Food was very good and service relatively fast. Because it was crowded, restaurant was loud. Otherwise ambiance was good.

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Thank RamblinTam
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Found by accident. What a Jewel! Wonderful ambiance, wonderful staff, service was great and food was AWESOME! Highly, highly recommended if you like Thai!

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Thank Keith C
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

2 of us ate here on a Friday night. It was quite busy. The staff is very friendly but everything was very slow. It took us an hour to get our food and this was with us flagging down a server to get our order in. The food itself was ok...it helped to have a nice selection of chilies brought... More 

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Thank crolheje
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

The curry is so delicious here you'll want to lick out the bowl. I haven't tried the Pad Thai but neighbouring tables of diners were gobbling it down and it looked delicious. This restaurant is a Nelson favourite.

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Thank Lorna V
Vancouver Island, Canada
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Great little Thai restaurant . As authentic as you can get in Canada. Owned by a Thai chef and his Canadian wife. Love the food here. Great flavours , good value for money.

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Thank dominiquechantal
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Had a nice pad Thai preceded by soup. Very fresh used by 2 Thai words! Seems to be popular. Away from the baker St crowd so quieter and more private if u want to sit outside

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Thank Ian P

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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