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John Ward Fine Coffee

Cafe, Canadian
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503 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J1, Canada
+1 250-352-0095
07:00 - 17:00
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Sun 07:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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Grande Prairie, Canada
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 gentleman ordering ahead of me offered a bit of change and asked if it would... More 

Thank StrongandFree
Tecpan, Guatemala
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Woodstock, Canada
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149 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Coffee is ok , baked good very expensive delicious but small not great value , service is friendly, quirky interior, good location

Thank zenwick
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We love this spot. Delicious coffee amazingly to die for cupcakes... what more could a girl ask for!?!

Thank HollyannEastwood
Vancouver, Canada
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The coffee is very good and the baked goods are quite nice (lemon bar). The $4.00 grilled cheese sandwich is a great deal for lunch though it is grilled in a panini press so ask for less grill unless you like a super crunchy sandwich. The thing I like the best about John Ward, though, is the atmosphere. It's on... More 

Thank lorien_i
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Probably my favourite Baker st coffee shop, excellent lattes and nice breakfast panini, busy smaller cafe but sit and watch Nelson go by.

Thank 926jrd210
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Definitely worth a try. Delicious Chai! Friendly staff, nice decor, corner store. We didn't stay as it was small and full. But nice views of downtown.

Thank P_VanCart
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Love this spot. Great interior feel, good coffee, and kind staff. Love to stop in while exploring the shopping of Nelson.

Thank Joelle W
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This coffee was amazing. I ordered a soy latte and it was super smooth and delicious. It was my favourite coffee in Nelson.

Thank C2342HFlisam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cafe, Canadian
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?