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449 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4H7, Canada
+1 250-352-0460
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“shawarma” (3 reviews)
“couscous” (2 reviews)
“fried pickles” (2 reviews)
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Moroccan, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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449 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4H7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loka, which means "World" in Sanskrit, was the first restaurant I ate in on my visit to Nelson. It's on Baker Street, the main drag, and my friend and I sat outside at tables on the sidewalk to eat, drink, and watch some of Nelson's...More

Thank Kirk M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great sharing restaurant, unique flavours, good service, comfortable setting, a bit pricey if you are on a budget.

Thank KootenayM
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Went to Loka last night for some appies and it definitely did not disappoint. The food was super fresh and fast. The flavors were very lively and you have to try they're fried pickles! Only reason for the 4 star is that the drinks were...More

Thank MAF8315
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We went to Loka for lunch and had the harissa honey prawns and the lamb sausage wrap. Both were incredibly tasty; exquisite flavours and well presented. The vibe and decor if the restaurant is also great.

Thank Alexandra D
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Loved the food, drink and ambiance so much that we went twice on our four days in Nelson. This gin bar and mediterranean restaurant has a great thing going on. We sat inside at the window table the first time and outdoors on the sidewalk...More

Thank Lorraine L
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

A modern restaurant that uses a variety of spices that fit very well together. Especially recommended for people that are looking for a healthy meal. Lots of vegetables, falafel and rice. Recommended!

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely and modern Middle Eastern/ Mediterranean restaurant with a appealing menu. Our diner tasted great and the price was good! The waitress was really friendly. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Michelle000109
Reviewed 30 March 2018

There is something special at Loka. The eclectic menu and the designer cocktails are just the beginning. The bohemian atmosphere and friendly staff make this place a gem. We ordered a sample platter for two, along with some shawarma and gyro. As others have stated,...More

Thank waterpen
Reviewed 22 March 2018

My friend took us out for a late supper on St. Patrick's and we decided to try Loka. He had a vegetarian wrap with fried cheese in it which he really enjoyed, and I had couscous with baked beets and cauliflower and other yummy veggies...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I did not know how uneducated my pallet was not to mention my un-knowledgeable of med seasonings I was. I'd return as all the food was made to order was very tasty and of excellent quality ingredients.

Thank BobFarr2000
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Lisa B
3 January 2018|
Response from Pamela P | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I visited this place last year. Ketogenic food choices probably can be made by eliminating the carbs and focusing on proteins like lamb. Good question. Wish I could help more. They are accommodating.
Atish P
21 September 2017|
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Response from Pamela P | Reviewed this property |
I am very sorry that I do not remember specific vegan options. However, the type of cuisine, Mediterranean, lends itself to vegan options. Plus, the waitstaff is very accommodating and I wouldn't be surprised if they might... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 14
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 449 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4H7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-0460
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Loka offers Middle Eastern & Mediterranean inspired food for lunch, dinner or to go. We've created specialty handcrafted cocktails as well as offer a great selection of beer and wine. We look forward to serving you.
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