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524 Victoria St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4K8, Canada
+1 250-352-2185
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Kelowna, Canada
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135 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This was really tasty, we came in for lunch, the waitress was friendly, the food arrived promptly and was super tasty! It was reasonably priced and had we stayed longer we would definitely have gone again!

Thank JeannineBC
Nelson, Canada
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Really good Thai food and bubble tea, reasonable prices, can tailor the spiciness of dishes to your preferences. The service is fast and efficient, the decor is comfortable and clean. It can get really busy some lunch hours and certain nights during the week, so a reservation can be a good idea, and when it's busy the noise can echo... More 

Thank Jen C
Nelson, Canada
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Busaba has a varied Asian menu, but the Thai food is the smart choice here. Sometimes the service is a little slow, but the wait is worth it.

Thank K00tenaykid
Winlaw, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 November 2015

We've had numerous good meals here, with friendly and efficient servers. Quite happy with it & never had a bad experience.

1 Thank joelbc2015
Edmonton, Canada
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Nice little Thai restaurant. I spent months in Thailand and this food met my expectations of authentic Thai food. It would be nice if the Pad Thai came with chicken. That being said, we ordered at least four dishes for our family and everything was great. The staff was very friendly and the wait for our meals wasn't too long.... More 

Thank Acceber37
Burnaby, Canada
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Went to Busaba with 7 other people. I had the pad thai which was very bland. Everyone else seemed to enjoy their selections.

Thank s b
Vernon, Canada
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

In Nelson for a few days and my wife and I wanted Thai food. Hit the GPS and ended up at Busaba on a Friday night. Someone was looking out for us. The food was great. Service was great/ All this and they were down a server and a dishwasher according to the sign in the windows. Well done

Thank sunboy48
Smithers, Canada
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Despite being very busy when I was there, the server was very friendly and attentive. Food was very good and service relatively fast. Because it was crowded, restaurant was loud. Otherwise ambiance was good.

Thank RamblinTam
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Found by accident. What a Jewel! Wonderful ambiance, wonderful staff, service was great and food was AWESOME! Highly, highly recommended if you like Thai!

Thank Keith C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

2 of us ate here on a Friday night. It was quite busy. The staff is very friendly but everything was very slow. It took us an hour to get our food and this was with us flagging down a server to get our order in. The food itself was ok...it helped to have a nice selection of chilies brought... More 

Thank crolheje

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Thai
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 Victoria St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4K8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-2185

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?