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“If you love garlic....” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Outer Clove Restaurant

Outer Clove Restaurant
536 Stanley Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1N2, Canada
+1 250-354-1667
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Ranked #14 of 74 Restaurants in Nelson
Price range: $7 - $21
Cuisines: Contemporary, Eclectic, International, Family Fare
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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.
Brisbane, Australia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“If you love garlic....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012 via mobile

There's something magical about garlic; it holds alot of mystery and mysticism. This restaurant explores all that. It makes loving garlic a fun experience.

Pros: the food was an interesting combination of flavours, they have a variety of vegetarian options, service was really nice, must have the garlic chip cookies or garlic ice cream for dessert!

Cons: not the restaurant for you if you don't like garlic.

N.B. I recommend getting a cookie to try on its own. After a meal of garlic you can't taste the subtlety of the garlic in the cookie at all.

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English first
Seattle, Washington, United States
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72 reviews 72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Garlic Lovers Paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

This was my third visit at the Outer Clove, food and service has been consistent, both now during high season, and in November, and February during low season. I have had the pasta twice, and the Lamb Shanks once, all delicious, next I will try the double wrapped tacos, they looked good going to the other tables. Great portions, and a lovely salad. Popular with Locals, and within walking distance of most Baker Street attractions.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Victoria, Canada
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“A really hip cafe”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

We just happened to stumble on this marvelous little cafe. The outside seating was full already so we sat inside. It has a very lovely atmosphere with lots of genuine people. That night there was only one waitress and she worked very hard to make everyone happy. She did a good job too. Everyone was happy. The portions are quite large and the menu has lots of selections. I loved the food, the ambiance and the service. That young waitress was highly organised and always cheerful. I would return for certain. Nelson is a wonderful place to visit any time.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Penticton, Canada
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“Great Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Enjoy all it has to offer - Great food, great environment fantastic town. Looking for a quaint location with ambiance and menus that meet both your palette and pocketbook needs.

Visited July 2012
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Loved the diverse menu and friendly staff. Nice, relaxing and filling lunch.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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