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616 Vernon St., Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4G1, Canada
(250) 352-7211
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good spot to relax and have good food.

The atmosphere is great and the service good as well as the beer brand (Stanley Park). Food was also good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Nelson
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The atmosphere is great and the service good as well as the beer brand (Stanley Park). Food was also good.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I was on a 2 day motorcycle ride from Calgary, through the beautiful Kootenays, on a hot weekend in June. After checking into a Hotel in the scenic town of Nelson, or is it a city? I inquired where I might find the Roughriders game in town, and was directed to the Uptown Tavern, by the desk clerk at the... More 

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BC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Nice atmosphere, great service. The only down side in my opinion was that every time the "smokers" opened the door to the patio to either come or go, the overwhelming odor of tobacco filled the entire bar. This isn't something I would expect this day in age when everyone is so conscientious about second hand smoke. Otherwise great spot to... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Great service by the front desk in the hotel, but the wait staff in the bar are awful (our blonde bimbo anyways). Rude & slow despite not even being busy on a Saturday night. Lots of other places to grab drinks in this town...

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Rob_Little, General Manager at Uptown Sports Bar @New Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Koverton, Thank you for your review and our apologies if you felt the service was not up to standard. I am a little confused by your comments, as we were completely full all night on Saturday, so the comment that we were not very busy is just not true, however, with that said, no matter how busy we are,... More 

Salmo, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We usually stop in here every Saturday before or after going shopping. The food is always good and the drinks are are great. We do miss the old staff but the new staff is just as friendly. They always have a smile on their faces and are happy to see you. There are food and drink specials on everyday. This... More 

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Rob_Little, General Manager at Uptown Sports Bar @New Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Salmogirl, Thanks so much for the kind words. We miss some of the old staff as well, but are happy that they have been replaced with some amazing new ones. Look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Nelson, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Incredible lunch. Service was fast and friendly. Food was fresh and very tasty. Have their daily special which is $9.95. Good quality good food

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BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

we didn't eat, but drinks were good and reasonable. Friendly staff. We liked sitting at the window, you can see the lake and people walking by., in the lounge they will give you an ipad to borrow. Loved the colours inside the room.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My wife and I dropped in for dinner last night and it was great. How can you go wrong with $7.50 double Caesars (VERY yummy) and a steak sandwich for $12.95. The steak was ridiculously great (at least a 8 oz striploin done to perfection served with shrooms on focaccia, with a side caesar salad). Service was A1, fast, polite,... More 

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Whitefish, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We were in Nelson, BC a couple of weeks ago and after passing this place for two days, we decided to go in and get a cold beer and a burger... what a wonderful treat we had! The burger meat is fresh ground on the premises, it is prime cut AAA beef from BC. They doctor it up with some... More 

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Rob_Little, General Manager at Uptown Sports Bar @New Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear WhitefishandBeyond, Thanks so much for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed our food so much. With the ever changing climate of the bar industry, the focus has shifted from quantity to quality in both food and beverage. We've worked very hard to produce a product that is not "out of a box", and gets back to... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

As I stay at the hotel every year for 5 years, running an event there, I have watched the food greatly improve especially over the last couple years. They have stepped their menu significantly and unlike other places I have come to love in Nelson, Uptown WILL do what they can to satisfy their customers. No issues substituting a simple... More 

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Address: 616 Vernon St., Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4G1, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 352-7211
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson

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  • Address: 616 Vernon St., Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4G1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: (250) 352-7211

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