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“really nice location”
Review of Oso Negro Coffee

Oso Negro Coffee
Ranked #1 of 9 Coffee & Tea in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, Canadian
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Good for: Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Nelson, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“really nice location”
Reviewed August 5, 2014

The location of Oso Negro coffee is great. There is a lovely garden esque setting where you can enjoy a great cup of coffee and relax.
We make sure we stop by every time we are in Nelson.

Visited July 2014
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Edmonton, Canada
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great business!”
Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

I don't drink coffee, but I have had their other offerings on many occasions. The business itself is great in its community support (they supported our production of Rent in March!) . Much appreciated.

Visited March 2014
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Calgary, Canada
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Unique food, good coffee”
Reviewed July 30, 2014

Whenever we are in Nelson, we have to stop at least once at Oso Negro for coffee. We also had lunch here this visit. I had a baguette, which was tasty, as well as a yogurt/berry/granola parfait. My husband had pasta salad and a panini and an Americano. It is pricey, but healthy and unique food. Dog friendly as well.

  • Visited July 2014
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Banff National Park, Canada
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213 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
“Good Coffee gorgeous renovation to this old building”
Reviewed July 26, 2014

Very good coffee and a trendy atmosphere make this a must stop in Nelson. Central location and we especially like the bronze and metal work as well as the landscaping pretty place

Visited July 2014
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London, Canada
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“World Cup Cappuccino”
Reviewed July 26, 2014

We were in Nelson on vacation and watched the FIFA World Cup final at Finley's Irish Pub in Nelson. It was a very hot day (in the 30's), which for us northerners IS very hot. After the game (Germany won!) we asked for a recommendation for the best coffee in town. Without hesitation we were directed to Oso Negro (Black Bear), a short walk away. What a delightful place! It is all wood and stone and wrought iron with a beautiful garden that has benches and a river running through it. The coffee is locally roasted and is among the BEST we have had, and we have tried LOTS. Often local roasts are disappointing but this was fantastic! The baked good were also fresh and delicious - a good assortment. We bought a pound of coffee to go (Prince of Darkness) and some more to to give as a present. Check it out - you will be glad you did.

  • Visited July 2014
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