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Old World Bakery and Deli

Baker Street, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-229-4642
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
“brownie” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Canadian
Baker Street, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

We called in whilst waiting to board the ferry at Balfour. We bought some bread, along with a cherry muffin and a cookie to eat on our long journey. The muffin was great, with lots of fresh cherries and chocolate chips, although the cookie and...More

Thank Foxymerlin
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

Really good breakfast and delicious burgers. We like the homemade bread. Its quick convenient and the staff are very nice. We also enjoy the other location at the Balfour ferry landing. Huge cookies and good brownies.

Thank 10000elle
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Just finished lunch, I had the BLT with Caesar salad. The bread was amazing, thin cut, which I love, generous with the garlic mayo, also love, and the bacon was incredible. Sweet and so much bacon that I was immediately in love with this sandwich....More

Thank Rory P
Reviewed October 16, 2017

A great place for families. Fresh baked and prepared food daily, with some inhouse specialties. So good, and you won't leave hungry!😊❤️

Thank Caitlin O
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

I've visited several times. Poor quality on average. sandwiches are made the night before to be served the next day (if they bothered to make any) and without any care; meat, cheese a limp piece of lettuce, refrigerated dried up white bread, nasty for $7....More

1  Thank Dvesterb
Reviewed February 14, 2017

I love this place to stop in for fresh bread, sweet bars and treats but the coffee they serve is piss water. I know they use a quality coffee but them must cheap out on the amount that they use to make a pot. Its...More

Thank derekr425
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

I've first fell in love with this place when it was on Baker Street. I would alway pick up a coffee when downtown in Nelson. My go to place. I really like their food choices and the staff very friendly and hard working. I was...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed October 20, 2016

On our trip up to Ainsworth hot springs, stopped in Nelson to pick up groceries for our stay and also stopped to get lunch and what a delightful and delicious surprise. Great service, wonderful chefs and the food was the best. What a bargain, they...More

Thank Jean N
Reviewed October 17, 2016

They have moved to Nelson Ave and love the new location (nice to have a place to grab coffee or lunch that is not downtown). Wonderfully friendly people who work in the bakery, always a smile. Love their pre-made sandwiches, great for a quick grab...More

Thank KootenayKathy
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

I really like this place. Really a nice place to sit down and enjoy a nice quality breakfast with home made breads. Great cup of coffee as well, staff is really great group of core locals.

Thank Pete P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baker Street, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada (Formerly Darwin's)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-229-4642
Bakery, café, deli, import grocery store and Internet café.
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