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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%
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“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
“brownie” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian
Baker Street, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Terrible, overpriced food. The roast potatoes were soggy and had nutmeg of all things on them. Their English muffins are essentially stale hamburger buns. Coffee was $2.75 for a weak cup and nearly $4 for a scone. The surroundings have no charm and felt dirty.

2  Thank Samantha J
Reviewed July 15, 2015

Always stop at this place when we are waiting for the Ferry. Had a scone this time, but have never had anything bad from here. Prices are reasonable and the food is outstanding. Selection varies on the time of day. Coffee is good too.

1  Thank RobynG178
Reviewed May 25, 2015

This local bakery is usually our last stop while we wait to get on the ferry to go home. The food is not cheap but well worth the expense. wholeness, fresh baked goods.. Best cinnamon rolls and the cookies are yummy.

Thank Virginia P
Reviewed May 15, 2015

Always eat here when in the area. Amazing fresh baked goods and sandwiches combined with good lattes. Great while waiting for the ferry. Get to the ferry a bit early and get your food.

1  Thank Cameron S
Reviewed March 9, 2015

There really is nothing much else in Balfour, but while stocking up on fireworks we wandered into this totally unexpected true bakery find! Its off season, so there's not huge variety, but that's a good sign in my books. They sell what they bake... no...More

1  Thank SkyeGaff
Reviewed February 24, 2015

Incredible edibles. Best blueberry muffin. Only wish I bought more. We had to meet our fishing charter at 8 am. No restaurants opened before then but the bakery had the most amazing ham and egg quiche. Hot and ready to go. Definitely will be stopping...More

Thank travellingmamaruth
Reviewed February 23, 2015

We grabbed some bakery items as a quick breakfast one day (a berry scone and pastry). Both were really good. We tried to go back twice but they're closed on sunday... and monday morning they didn't have much in stock (hadn't caught up on baking...More

Thank Callie B
Reviewed September 26, 2014

We go here just for the soup. Fun eating outside if you like to watch people. They have a good breakfast menu, which was also very tasty.

Thank runningbeat
Reviewed September 15, 2014

We had the soup and sandwich special, the sourdough bread was great. Locally made Russian Borscht was heavenly ! Great coffee, great service, a friendly fun place to eat. Well worth the stop.

1  Thank KLPKS
Reviewed April 15, 2014

we love this place- heaven in earth! the staff are tres cool and the scenery by the lake it divine. we come here every chance we can on our way to the hot springs. you are missing out if you don't stop here!!!

Thank love l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children
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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