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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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Terrace, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere ...bright and lots of art or look at. MOst Food was themed with garlic ..loved that . Fresh and hot , and great flavours ...Enjoyed the menu and service

Thank donnalori
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great garlicky food, delicious. Reliably good. I love the hamburgers and salad, definitely a locals go-to.

Thank Frec
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten here every time we come through Nelson and love the food. Every dish infuses garlic in an interesting and delicious way. It's very small so doesn't seat many. Wait staff friendliness has been variable.

Thank Julie F
Kelowna, Canada
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As the name suggests, the Outer Clove is a must-try for those who enjoy their garlic with a side of good food...! ;) For real, the food is amazing, and they have a fantastic menu that will satisfy everyone in your dinner party. All items highlight or at the very least, feature some amount of fresh garlic in the dish.... More 

Thank Nancy G
Vancouver, Canada
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time I've passed through and eaten here. The decor has changed but the quality of the food has not - as good as ever. This time it was lunch. I had the french onion soup and the chicken quesadilla. The husband had the ginger beef wrap with salad and fries. All good!

Thank Gab_in_Vancouver
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is absolutely one of my favorite places to eat in Nelson. Wide variety of food to choose from at a reasonable price. And if you're a fan of garlic, this place goes from being great to one where you might want to take up residence. The times I've been here last, we had to wait some time for a... More 

Thank Mid-World
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this quaint hideaway based on other reviews. The portions were more than adequate. We were there on a Sunday and took advantage of their 2 can dine for 59.99. It included a bottle of wine. This is an amazing deal. The food was excellent and the service was great. The space is fairly small but the ambiance was... More 

Thank mraabe
Kelowna, Canada
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50 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely love garlic and this place is the Mecca of you share this same love. Everything has garlic to some extent on the dish, and the roasted garlic in the Caesar salad and fresh garlic in the garlic fries puts these regular menu items in a class of their own. All I can say is if you are feeling... More 

Thank Darowwss
Clearwater, Canada
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a another must stop for food when visiting Nelson, BC. We really enjoyed our meal. Great atmosphere, really cool decor. Make sure you check out the washroom, really fun.

Thank LilGeo73
Fruitvale, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a wonderful leisurely dinner. Greeted by our server who was personable, sense of humor and knowledgable about the menu! Had a delicious entree, deserts and decaf coffee also great! Thank-you for a memorable evening! 👍

Thank pattiarossi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $18
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
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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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