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John Ward Fine Coffee

503 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J1, Canada
+1 250-352-0095
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cupcakes” (6 reviews)
“chai” (3 reviews)
“brownie” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian
503 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J1, Canada
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here for an almond chai to take a break from shopping on Baker St. It’s a nice little coffee shop with a selection of beverages and treats. There isn’t a lot of seating so we nearly had to take our drinks to...More

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a Chai Latte, Service was great, nice and friendly. Had a date square as well that was tasty. A bit pricey but aren’t they all. I would return on my next visit.

Thank Gretz
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Had a really cool industrial/wood chic to it on the inside and was on the main drag so we popped in for something cold. We ordered two frappes from their "summer drinks" board, kinda expected a coffee place to "make" these drinks, not pour them...More

Thank gc15982
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Of course John Ward coffee was delicious. Not sure if it was the coffee or the lemon bar but together - oh my goodness! Did it just hit the right spot! Delicious. Don't walk passed this unpretentious little coffee shop.

Thank Stephne A
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

As a previous review stated,,,, the best coffee in Canada! Can't say enough about the quality of this coffee! Great service, community vibe, and great location on Baker Street. Flat White is done so well that you don't need sugar! Sweet all on its own!...More

Thank Sandy F
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Great spot for the morning fix. Espresso was smooth and delicious. Staff was very friendly in this local shop. Not Commerciai

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great location. Know how to make a good coffee and cappuccino. Baked goods. Spacious seating. Small patio.

Thank Henry W
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This fine coffee shop doesn't need my glowing review. It's always bustling with locals and not so locals morning and afternoon. The coffee and treats are all tasty. For second trip for a coffee break in two days I witnessed so much kindness. An elderly...More

Thank StrongandFree
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Another delicious surprise when having a cappuchino at Ward's Coffee. Great choice of beans and fine roasting. Good brownies and breakfast sandwiche. Mmmmm

Thank gregkemp
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great coffee. Treats looked average in the display case. Ambience really basic for a coffee shop. We sat outside and enjoyed people watching as the cafe is on a busy corner.

Thank DCanadian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 10
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-0095
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