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Outer Clove Restaurant

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Canadian, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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536 Stanley St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1N2, Canada
+1 250-354-1667
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

On a Monday night, and this place was full at 8pm. So we walked in, got the only available table inside, and ordered a couple of the most delicious dishes we've had in a long time. The wait was long, but worth it. Recommended!

Thank happy21c
Nelson, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just about anything you try here you will love! My friend and I had the special last week and we were blown away! Absolutely fantastic!

Thank Lynnene L
Naramata, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed an outer-limit meal here recently. An extremely busy Friday night crowd meant we waited for quite a while to be seated and served, but our meals were delicious and satisfyingly garlicky. Good local draft beer, too.

Thank rosalieelliott
Vineland ,Ontario
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I are visiting in Nelson from Ontario. We come each year to visit family. Last year was our first visit to this delightful little restaurant and promised ourselves we would return. There is a new owner and a new menu but the food is still just as good. I loved the Red Dragon bowl but beware of... More 

Thank Sara T
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh delicious real food - not processed and amazing tasty dishes! We had planned on trying lots of the restaurants in Nelson but once we found this one we couldn't help but returning for their fantastic food and service!

Thank tamaramiss
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up in the Kootenays and somehow never got around to the outer clove. Now that I've moved away, I finally got to go when I last visited. Delicious food and the garlic content was not totally overbearing like the restaurant name might lead one to believe. The appetizer prawns in red curry sauce was delicious and their garlic... More 

Thank Clarke S
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great meal here. Both my husband and I ordered burgers. The side Caesar salad that came with my burger was amazing. The server was very friendly and the restaurant had a high chair for our daughter. My only complaint was that food took awhile to come out. We waited 45 minutes for two burgers. A must for... More 

Thank halfsugartwicespice
Santa Monica, CA
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the 3rd restaurant at which we dined while staying in Nelson, BC, and it was by far the best restaurant. We shared a large fresh greens salad with a feta dressing and we each had the wild salmon entree. Both menu items were extraordinary! The salmon was cooked to perfection and came atop diced vegetables, The service was... More 

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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small but quaint place. Not fancy but very enjoyable. We were there with 12 friends. To make our reservation we had to pre order a month ago which was different but it all worked out. Banquet table was set up and ready when we got therebut it took 30 minutes to get any drinks. Food was slow coming but we... More 

Thank Tony M
Nelson, Canada
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56 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I should have posted this earlier. I tend to forget about postinghere until well after my visits. This restaurant has changed since my last visit. There is a new owner and a new chef. On my previous visit I was disappointed, but not so anymore. The new owner and chef seem have turned things around. The food was great both... More 

Thank JustbigB
Tomas G, Owner at Outer Clove Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. I have heard many stories similar to yours and I am so happy to read your review. I will make sure I pass on your review to the servers and cooks! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $19
Canadian, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 536 Stanley St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-354-1667
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.

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