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7 Alma Street | Buxton Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 7964
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“paella” (13 reviews)
“pizza” (18 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
7 Alma Street | Buxton Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Comida restaurant offers one of the best chai tea lattes in the area; their menu looks and tastes delicious; and we love shopping at the attached 'food warehouse' which has amazing cheeses, meats, pasta and so much more! The Staff are friendly and helpful -...More

Thank Dr_fishguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most memorable meals I’ve enjoyed in a long time. Between the three of us we had the paella, fish of the day (snapper), and lamb. All were cooked to perfection. Amazing flavours, seafood which I’m sure had been swimming in the sea...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 14 June 2018

On my first visit I ordered from the specials: Pulled pork tortillas was awesome. So I went with another friend for the second time the next week and got the soup of the day, that was ok. No doubt this place served great food but...More

Thank Stephy_SL
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This is the first time that we have visited and the food was delicious. We had the macaroni with three cheeses and bacon and the chicken burrito. The mac an cheese was the best my partner had ever tasted, my burrito was crispy on the...More

1  Thank suzfitch12
Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is the first time that I have eaten at Comida - but I am sure that I will be going back again. The food was beautifully presented and delicious. My friends and I all ordered different dishes - and everything was superb. Friendly, helpful...More

1  Thank JanetT7010
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Just had a lovely pizza and fresh salad for dinner at Comida this evening. Would recommend this restaurant- great food and lovely staff.

1  Thank Susan002700
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I both had the harissa lamb salad. A glass of Toms Block Pinot Noir with it. Everything was great as was our waitress.

1  Thank Neil C
Reviewed 3 May 2018

My weekly must-visit. Still can't decide which dish is my favourite. All great ! Nice wine selection, too.

Thank Dietmar S
Reviewed 18 April 2018

The café has an outside sunny area. The service was good and there is also a deli for interesting cheeses and breads.

1  Thank AnneGreytown
Reviewed 2 April 2018

great atmosphere but bit noisy Has small outdoor sheltered area Nice wines friendly staff and very good food with both cabinet and menu service

1  Thank dscltd
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Pat P
2 July 2018|
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Response from PTM19 | Property representative |
Hi Pat. Yes, depending on the ages of the children we have a small toy box to keep them entertained. Also, sitting on the couches is a popular option with families as it's a little more comfortable and maintains a distance... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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