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Main Street Diner

616 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J4, Canada
1 (250) 354-4848
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Ranked #38 of 73 Restaurants in Nelson
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Port Alberni, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

It was a very busy time we went for lunch but the service was fast and very friendly. The food was very tasty and reasonable prices.

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Richland, WA
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

In Nelson, a number of restaurants have pushed their sidewalk dining out into the street on covered raised platform patios. The Main Street Diner is one of these and it presents a very pleasant venue to pause for a casual lunch. Their menu is filled with Greek selections. I selected the spanakopita from the appetizer menu with tzaztiki dip. It... More

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washington state
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78 reviews 78 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

indoor or outdoor seating we choose outside. was a bit chilly for august but the heaters were going to make it just the right temperature. fish and chips were perfect.

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Victoria, Canada
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43 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We stopped here for lunch on a beautiful summer day; we heard they had great burgers and the food did not disappoint. We were a group of 6 - four adults and two teens. Our waitress was very friendly and came quickly with our drinks and took our order - everything from Greek wraps, vegetarian pita, burgers, calamari - we... More

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Nelson, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Bland basic place with 5 star prices. Not worth it at all. I have really tried to like this place and have finally decided to never go back.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We ate at this restaurant at least 4 times during the month we were in Nelson and other areas in British Columbia, July 2014. I'm fond of Greek food (that's well prepared) and this diner did not disappoint me. Husband enjoyed the fish and chips--light and crispy batter. Of course, I enjoyed the Spanakopita, leg of lamb, and fresh salads.... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We have stopped in here for years, just for the fish and chips. Every time I go back I am disappointed by the meal. Fish seams to get more soggy with grease every time, to a point where a single cut with a knife & fork produces a gush of greasy oil. I leave and say I will not go... More

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Vernon, Canada
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40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Every time I go to Nelson, I eat at Main Street. Like sitting outside in the road and watching people pass by. Food is wonderful even if the portions are small. Service fast and friendly and a good choice of Beer. Fish and chips are my first choice at this Restaurant.

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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Nelson brims with good places to eat and this is a good choice for a quick tasty meal. We enjoyed the spanakopita and the fish & chips. Both the pastry and fish batter were light and crispy. The staff were friendly and kept the ice water coming on a hot summer's evening.

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Edmonton, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

On Wednesday July 16, 2014 I went to Mainstreet with some friends. This is an annual tradition dinner we have for 5 years running. I have previously written a great review and sent countless people to the diner from the annual event I put on in Nelson every year. This year I was very let down and am struggling of... More

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