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Oso Negro Coffee

604 Ward Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 7B1, Canada
+1 250-352-7661
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beans” (41 reviews)
“panini” (6 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
604 Ward Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 7B1, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited twice within our stay. First time was just to grab a coffee - dark roast - was delicious. While in line, tapped the patron in front of me to just ask "so why is Oso Negro's coffee so good?" Obviously the patron was a...More

Thank evainregina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even if there is a long line up, the service is very fast. The muffins are excellent and inexpensive

Thank Endlesstraveler99
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hey - - - Here I am again on my annual visit to Nelson and of course to OSO NEGRO coffee house. Mudshark coffee two days ago and one I forget the name right now yesterday morning,my preference is Dark and ULTRADARK - - yah...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a cool coffee shop! Great venue with options to sit inside and out. The outside is surrounded by lush vegetation and helps to provide shade and cools the air during the hot summer. You'll want to get a seat early as the place fills...More

Thank Oliver P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent coffee with lots of choices and knowledgeable staff. Beautiful large seating area, inside or out.

Thank greengoddess8787
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. It's a big, airy, beautiful coffee shop and garden. Where else do you get a garden thrown in? The coffee and goodies on offer are splendid. I could hang out in there for hours. Look for it. It's up a hill,...More

Thank MikeyVancouverCanada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee was heavily rosted but delicious, very friendly staff and a nice atmosphere. Amazing garden as patio.

Thank Corinna B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popular spot with locals and visitors for good reason. Located on Ward Street one block up the hill from Baker, the main shopping street. Excellent coffee (they roast and sell their own), muffins, wholesome options and unique ambience. Fine outside landscaped, private patio area to...More

Thank Ted M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's a reason the line is long here! Awesome food, great coffee, and super value. The mountain bar and the cheese scone were especially good. Lovely gardens.

Thank WorldTravelers12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting our niece who is a resident. We are Australian and love our coffee. After dropping kids at school, she bought us to her local coffee shop. Have to say that it was magnificent, loved the garden 🌳 🌳 setting loved the magnolias just in...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 Ward Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 7B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-7661
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