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449 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4H7, Canada
+1 250-352-0460
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“couscous” (3 reviews)
“shawarma” (2 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
449 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4H7, Canada
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Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Just visited for the first time. Great menu options, super wait staff and lovely, unique environment. Enjoyed my falafel wrap very much. Will certainly return.

Thank AbbyJacob
Reviewed September 18, 2018

The food here is unique to Nelson, a wonderful collection of middle eastern dishes,beautifully presented with flavours your mouth has probably never experienced before. I have eaten there 3 times, and cannot rave about this place enough, I tell everyone to try it out, and...More

Thank PenRes
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Waited 40 minutes for a falafel salad and sharma wrap. Both were served cold so not sure why it took so long, the place wasn't busy. Food was margial and not up to the reviews I had read so I won't go back, there are...More

Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed August 17, 2018

This was our first time dining at this restaurant and our overall experience was a very positive one. The drink menu was unique and the Secret Garden gin drink I ordered was not only visually beautiful, but quite tasty and not too boozy with the...More

Thank Alverda3
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

I was happy with the variety if food & drinks but not the size of the portions. Very small, snack sized. Would return for a single drink.

Thank marybM4141AP
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We have had the opportunity to dine here on several occasions and have always had great service and amazing food. Would highly recommend this place. Conveniently located on Baker St.

Thank Dale L
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Loka, which means "World" in Sanskrit, was the first restaurant I ate in on my visit to Nelson. It's on Baker Street, the main drag, and my friend and I sat outside at tables on the sidewalk to eat, drink, and watch some of Nelson's...More

Thank Kirk M
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Great sharing restaurant, unique flavours, good service, comfortable setting, a bit pricey if you are on a budget.

Thank KootenayM
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Went to Loka last night for some appies and it definitely did not disappoint. The food was super fresh and fast. The flavors were very lively and you have to try they're fried pickles! Only reason for the 4 star is that the drinks were...More

Thank MAF8315
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

We went to Loka for lunch and had the harissa honey prawns and the lamb sausage wrap. Both were incredibly tasty; exquisite flavours and well presented. The vibe and decor if the restaurant is also great.

Thank Alexandra D
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Questions & Answers
Lisa B
January 2, 2018|
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Response from lokamiddle11 | Property representative |
We have salads and lots of different spiced meats for sure
September 20, 2017|
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Response from pamelap269 | Reviewed this property |
I am very sorry that I do not remember specific vegan options. However, the type of cuisine, Mediterranean, lends itself to vegan options. Plus, the waitstaff is very accommodating and I wouldn't be surprised if they might... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $14
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 449 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4H7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-0460
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Loka offers Middle Eastern & Mediterranean inspired food for lunch, dinner or to go. We've created specialty handcrafted cocktails as well as offer a great selection of beer and wine. We look forward to serving you.
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