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Outer Clove Restaurant

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International, Contemporary
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536 Stanley Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1N2, Canada
+1 250-354-1667
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Good for: Families with children
Description: Outer Clove Restaurant is a full-service, casual dining restaurant in...
Outer Clove Restaurant is a full-service, casual dining restaurant in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada that serves lunch and dinner. A long-time Nelson favourite, we offer contemporary and classic dishes from around the world. Garlic infuses the food-from a subtle hint to a more intense flavour explosion-while the service is warm and friendly and the vibe is casual. Everything on the evolving menu is freshly prepared from scratch and there are daily lunch and dinner specials. The dining room seats 38 patrons with a further 10 seats available on the seasonal patio.
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  • 82
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
you can taste it!

if you love garlic this is the place for you... all items have the taste go garlic! the place to go to enjoy a great meal!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
KimberleyJlD
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Kimberley
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

if you love garlic this is the place for you... all items have the taste go garlic! the place to go to enjoy a great meal!

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Thank KimberleyJlD
Stafford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I suppose you expect a Garlic Restaurant to have food with lots of garlic, perhaps could have some without? The food was served on cold plates. Not a restaurant I would revisit, much better choice elsewhere in the town

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Thank cookie242
Tomas G, Owner at Outer Clove Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback cookie242. We have resolved the cold plate issue, there are no excuses for that. If any of our guests would like less or even omit garlic from their choice we would gladly try our best. More 

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216 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Based on the trip advisor reviews we figured it would be good. The service was quite slow, it took 10 minutes for them to ask us about drinks. When she came we were ready to order and we didn't get our food for another hour. It didn't seem that busy either. I ordered the chicken cordon clove, the chicken was... More 

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Thank Sharonbader
Kelowna, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food great service great location just off the main street.This place is a must stop every time we are in town.

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Thank Hawk M
Spokane, Washington
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I were recommended by our hostel host in Rossland while we were visiting so we decided to check it out. It's off the main strip, and has a cute laid back greek/spanish/italian vibe. The menu is surprisingly phenomonal and it took me a good 20 minutes to choose between them. If you have time, I highly suggest... More 

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Thank m123t
Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

i always loved this place but the new owner does not understand cross contamination. has a gluten friendly menu but they failed to realize if food is cooked in the same fryer, it is not gluten free. my vegan stuffed red pepper was bland and the pepper undercooked. my husband had a nice looking dinner though. great place for non... More 

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Thank sagejane2015
Tomas G, Owner at Outer Clove Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi sagejane2015, At the Outer Clove we do understand cross contamination and have been using the same system for years dealing with severe allergies. We take allergies seriously and do our best to accommodate but you must inform the staff before you order. Celiac and gluten free are not inter-changeable words. These situations are stressful for a cook as we... More 

Cranbrook
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

This is a must try place. Great home made beef patty with crazy garlic levels. Small place but very homey. Only rule if you have the salad both must try some or it will be hard on the others nose lol Vampire need not attend but if you enjoy garlic this is the place

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Thank D'Arcy K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

One of Nelson BC's diamonds in the rough. This restaurant delivers on it's promise of having garlic as its main attraction. While it can be overpowering, my experience with the fish and chips was worth the garlic breath I had the next morning. Each piece of fish was more than adequate in size, the chips were great with the aioli,... More 

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Thank wendyengel
Nelson, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Of all the awesome restaurants in town, Outer Clove is my favorite place to take my family and friends who aren't from the area! Unique and great menu options and a funky atmosphere. The Quasar burger is my personal favorite.

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Thank T T
Castlegar, Canada
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

If you like garlic this is the place for you! The food is quite tasty and well prepared, lots of garlic. Don,t be in a rush, you will wait a little while so sit back and enjoy a glass of wine.

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Thank Mo S

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 536 Stanley Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-354-1667

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 17
  • Cuisine: International, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Outer Clove Restaurant is a full-service, casual dining restaurant in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada that serves lunch and dinner. A long-time Nelson favourite, we offer contemporary and classic dishes from around the world. Garlic infuses the food-from a subtle hint to a more intense flavour explosion-while the service is warm and friendly and the vibe is casual. Everything on the evolving menu is freshly prepared from scratch and there are daily lunch and dinner specials. The dining room seats 38 patrons with a further 10 seats available on the seasonal patio.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?