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Vienna Cafe

Cafe, Canadian, International
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411 Kootenay St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1K7, Canada
+1 250-354-4646
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in Nelson on a ski vacation with our grandchildren. We found this place the first morning & ate all our breakfast there. The staff was great & the food was delicious. Lynn, Lethbridge, AB

Thank Lynn N
Saskatoon, Canada
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

affordable eats in a cool setting, surrounded by used books and records it is a total cafe feel that serves devious breakfasts and lunches! Highly recommend if travelling on a budget and looking for delicious wholesome meals that leave you feeling full!

Thank Jazmin B
West Kelowna, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

I would definitely go back to try some other dishes. The Spaetzle was excellent, as well as the service. For a write up please visit my website at lornashappytravels.com

Thank lornajolson
Vancouver, Canada
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

If you like Spatzle or Egg's Benny - those are the specialties of the house! Yum Yum - you will enjoy the creative variations of the Spatzle or Benny, and usually also have a great soup of the day as well. Cozy surroundings, great for families and for a casual enjoyable connection with friends. Ordered a Lemon Cake (be sure... More 

Thank Sunandski1963
Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were disappointed to learn that the eggs benedict (some of the best I've ever had) is only served on weekends. So I had to settle for possibly the best omelette I've ever had. Vienna is the place for breakfast in Nelson. If eating in a book store isn't enough to convince you, the quality will. The service wasn't my... More 

Thank Shawn M
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Visited Vienna cafe on a Saturday and it was packed. Ordered eggs Bennie and it was great. Restaurant staff were a bit overwhelmed with the number of customers but food was worth the wait and confusion. Coffee was great too!!

Thank Norstor1
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

A great place to enjoy a pretty reasonable breakfast. When you're done, you can go hunting for some great books, or beef up your vinyl collection. Breakfast entrees run from $6 - 14. Coffee is VERY good.

Thank YYCFly
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

What an amazing, ecclectic diner. It shares its space with a used bookstore which adds to its ecclectic ambiance. Vienna cafe has been established in Nelson for over 120 years. The menu is limited but each dish is delicious.

Thank wen6dy
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Super cute cafe, there is a bookstore and a kids play corner inside the restaurant which makes it really accommodating for family's. We really enjoyed the eggs Benny and they had lots of variety to choose from.

Thank littlemego
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Had breakfast here. Staff had failed to turn in for work so a bit of a wait. Breakfast menu similar to many in Canada/USA. Typical diner style tables. Poached eggs on toast absolutely fine but it seemed to be a small problem to have an extra piece of toast instead of the bacon or potatoes that came with it. Server... More 

Thank joseph c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian, International
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 Kootenay St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1K7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-354-4646
All Day breakfast and Lunch. Family Friendly relaxed atmosphere. Everything homemade. Two red seal chefs on staff.

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