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7 Alma Street | Buxton Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 7964
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“prego” (14 reviews)
“paella” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
7 Alma Street | Buxton Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live in Nelson and dine here often and can't understand why Comida is not in the top ten of places to eat in Nelson. The food is always excellent and great value. The Pizza's are the best in town... by a country mile (The...More

1  Thank SkyJetMan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tag line here is Pizza, Pasta and Paella. Dinner for four, early on a Saturday evening. No-one else in the restaurant yet. Friendly and prompt greeting. Three of use had pizza and thoroughly enjoyed them, I had seafood paella. It was delicious but easily...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Offers Authentic Italian cuisine at reasonable prices. Good service in a standard setup. They have specials on Thursday.

Thank GwaiLoh07
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I guess that when you go out for dinner it should be a total experience . . . good food, wine, service and atmosphere. Comida is however a compromise i.e. cafe/deli during the day and with white table cloths and lighting, a restaurant in the...More

Thank Harold M
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The Entertainment Book offers a number of options for discounted dining, so decided to try Comida. A couple of work colleagues also recommended this as a nice place to dine. The preview in the entertainment book was spot on - Mediterranean flavours abounded in the...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I was part of a large group of diners who went to Comida for an entree to begin the Seafood & Indulge Moveable Feast evening run by Uniquely Nelson. The staff were friendly and efficient, whilst taking our orders. The food arrived quickly and was...More

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Came here twice for dinner with my family. The waitresses are friendly, helpful and explain the delicious specials at the table. Wine and cocktail list is extensive and well priced. I recommend the paella big time, and the tiramisu is the best I've had -...More

1  Thank lani77nelson
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I loved the pizza and the way the staff interacted with me in such a genuine and friendly way. I can't wait to go back! The ambience is warm and inviting and I felt totally at ease on the comfy sofas surrounded by bottles of...More

1  Thank benkolff
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Started with a good flat white coffee. Excellent acoustics in the café so great for chatting. Our lunches arrived shortly. I had the "premium Italian pasta with pork and fennel sausage, cauliflower and peas". My wife had the "gnocchi with blue cheese, mushrooms and herbs...More

1  Thank Brent B
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Found this place by accident and my wife and I enjoyed a delicious lunch. Service and atmosphere great. Coffee just right and good selection of fine cuisine. Meals served quickly. Nice sunny location.

1  Thank AlandAnge C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Digital Payments, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Alma Street | Buxton Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 7964
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'Comida' is the Spanish word for food or for a meal, and Comida Café and Restaurant offers healthy, tasty, fresh, Mediterranean-inspired lunch and dinner menus.
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