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Uptown Sports Bar @New Grand Hotel

Bar, Pub, Canadian, American
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616 Vernon St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4G1, Canada
(250) 352-7211
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Red Deer, Canada
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've eaten here many times over the past few years. Always friendly service and good food. Note worthy: There Dry ribs are fantastic. The steaks have always been good. And recently had there lasagna Roll which I quite enjoyed. If your looking for a pub atmosphere with solid food, give it a try.

Thank J4xn
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114 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I just wanted to say that the dry ribs are probably the best I have ever had. The meat literally fell off the bone and the taste was amazing. They were marinated for a long time in soy sauce and coke which is why they were so tender and tasty.

Thank Terry H
Nelson, Canada
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56 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently had their lunch special. A teriyaki chicken burger. Being a fries person that's what I had with it. The fries were decent run of the mill out of a frozen bag. Not many in the little stainless cup. I guess they figure if they serve them in a fancy cup they don't need to give you many? The fries... More 

Thank JustbigB
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The presentation of this place is really cool with the nice booths and shiny motorcycle in the centre. Ordered the west coast halibut sandwich which was pretty good but very very messy. Their beer was delicious as well. We also had wings which were extremely tasty. We went back again for their wings special day however the wings only came... More 

Thank Devon H
Fernie, Canada
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We have been here twice while visiting Nelson. The first time we showed up during a karaoke night and had a blast! The locals that joined us at our table made my partner and I feel right at home! During our second trip to Nelson we stopped by for supper and had excellent steak!

Thank Charmaine S
Rob_Little, General Manager at Uptown Sports Bar @New Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Charmaine S, Thanks for your trip advisor review. So glad to hear that you had a couple of great experiences in our pub. Our service and kitchen staff take great pride in everything they do to make people's experience memorable, so I will ensure that they hear about your positive comments. Thanks again! More 

Nelson, Canada
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56 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Had a burger here the other day. The burger itself was about average. Although I wasnt impressed with the bun. The bad part of the meal is the sides they give you with their meals. They have these little (and I do mean little) containers they use for the fries which barely hold anything. Yup they look nice but come... More 

1 Thank JustbigB
Port Coquitlam
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We went for a stroll through the town and decided to eat at this bar and was very happy. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Dawn T
Calgary, Canada
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We were out enjoying the weather and the market in Nelson and decided we needed a beverage to cool down. We stopped at the Uptown Sports Bar and were pleasantly surprised. The place was not overly busy, being the middle of the afternoon, but the staff were very attentive. We did not eat but the meals that did come out... More 

Thank spookietooth
Banff National Park, Canada
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201 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Love the pub atmosphere the excellent décor in the entire complex. The staff is good and service is friendly. There is an extensive menu of pub food but saying that far superior fare to most restaurants in any other city. For Nelson you have so many wonderful dining choices

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Calgary, Canada
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Went looking for a good "meat meal" on a Friday night and stopped at the Smokehouse first and wasn't impressed by the atmosphere nor the customer who was on the phone at the ordering counter going through the entire menu for 10 minutes before we left. Next stopped at Louie's but didn't want to mortgage the house for a meal... More 

Thank Wayne V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Bar, Pub, Canadian, American
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 Vernon St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4G1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: (250) 352-7211

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?