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616 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J4, Canada
1 (250) 354-4848
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Always good food. Our long fast dependable stop in Nelson.

Was going to change it up, but just couldn't. Fish-N-Chips as always still the best in town. Beef Slovakia was also great. As always great service and atmosphere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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Nelson
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Was going to change it up, but just couldn't. Fish-N-Chips as always still the best in town. Beef Slovakia was also great. As always great service and atmosphere.

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Kila
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My husband had the Naples hot sandwich which was excellent. I was dieting so had a Greek salad which was also good. Prices were fair and service was good.

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Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The shrimp pita is the best and the fires are homemade. The diner salad is yummy because of the great dressing. A perfect lunch spot.

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Nelson, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wonderful service every time and delicious food! It is not cheap by any stretch of the imagination, but the portions are large and the food is good. I always enjoy the pita melts or their unusual poutine flavours. If you're not feeling adventurous, the fish and chips are great too! Their Greek items are also wonderful.

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Nelson BC
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We have lived in Nelson for over 20 years and have eaten at this restaurant many times over the past 20 years. The Main Street Diner has consistently served our family delicious, reasonably priced food. My favorite is the lamb dinner and I have yet to taste calamari better than theirs. My husband and I ate there again on Monday... More 

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Cranbrook
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It may have been just a very busy day for the staff, but ALL was good. Will be trying it again next summer.

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Fraser Valley, Canada
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156 reviews 156 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

After running errands all day we were hungry and noticed the Main St Diner. This Diner has a very comfy warm atmosphere, we arrived way past lunch and before dinner, on a rainy Tuesday afternoon, so it was still pretty quiet and we had the place to ourselves, at least for a little while. Our waiter was friendly and helpful,... More 

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British Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

You can be assured of timely service, even on busy days. I usually order the reasonably priced one piece of fish and chips which is great for lunch. My other favourite is a Shrimp melt on a skinny crust. You will return for that one for lunch! If you are doing dinner, might as well go for the rack of... More 

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Castlegar, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I usually avoid this place as it is way expensive and mediocre cooking...But you never know, might get better. Nope..Still super expensive and very mediocre..French fries today as usual were overcooked in fishy tasting oil, with 3 different kinds on plate, most looking like 'ends' and oversalted. Just crap, bad cooking......Fish on a different plate was overcooked, overbattered, kinda dry... More 

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Nelson, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Whenever I'm in the mood for fish and chips, I automatically think of "Main Street Diner"! My two girlfriends and I went for, not only catching up with each other, also knowing we would get a good meal for a good price, as well as good service, and that's exactly what happened. We all ordered the same meal and were... More 

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  • Address: 616 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: 1 (250) 354-4848

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