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524 Victoria St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4K8, Canada
+1 250-352-2185
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Winnipeg, Canada
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been a while since we stopped in and the best surprise was that Busaba seems to have improved since our last visit which was good but not stellar. We ordered the lunch combos of Keow Waan with chicken and the Bangkok Panang with chicken. The green curry influence was perfect in the Keow Waan and the Bangkok Panang... More 

Thank freefud
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Good food, value for money. Service is friendly. Nothing too special, just a good Thai place. Nice decor.

Thank Peter T
Vancouver, Canada
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I enjoy this spot but had to return a couple of time because it's not always open. the service was nice. Ive been tring to try their mussels but they sell out quickly. So they must be yummy

Thank wildmountainroses
Nelson, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I have traveled to Asia several times and can say the food at Busaba is authentic. The warm atmosphere and friendly staff are another pleasant surprise for dining in Nelson.

Thank BobF1958
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

New Owners but same great menu. Fresh home made Thai food exceptional value. Great Ambiance . Thai cashew tofu stir fry with peanut Thai sauce made fresh to order with peppers, onions, cilantro, sprouts, corn, served with steamed rice is My favorite dish. Veggie Spring rolls made fresh with sweet chilli dipping sauce is Amazing. Try the Thai Iced Tea.

Thank zenwick
Nelson, Canada
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Head here for lunch all the time. Fresh, tasty and healthy. Great service and just an all around great restaurant.

Thank Chad H
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

When visiting Nelson, BC be sure and dine in Busaba a fantastic Thai restaurant. This is but one of many great dining establishments in our city. People drive from near and far to sample the mixtures in cultural dining. Busabas is fresh with amazing flavours and great hosts.

Thank stewart m
Sandpoint, Idaho
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was the perfect place to have a delicious dinner of expertly prepared Thai food. The waitress was attentive and helpful. The atmosphere was peaceful and comfortable. I highly recommend this place if you love authentic Thai food.

1 Thank MarlynJ
British Columbia, Canada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Consistently good Thai food. Try the green curry chicken and seafood stir-fry. Reasonable prices. Excellent value. We've been eating at Busaba for years! Best of luck to old and new owners!

1 Thank i-remember-bc
Darlington, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We visited during July whilst staying over in Nelson. Staff very friendly and helpful. Food was delicious, plentiful and hot and reasonable too. We all left with a good feeling having enjoyed starters of very large crispy spring rolls with a tasty dipping sauce, Red Thai curry, Green Thai curry and a stir fry. We ordered a small portion of... More 

1 Thank missorganisor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?