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524 Victoria St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4K8, Canada
+1 250-352-2185
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for dinner here over May Long. The service was great, and the prices were reasonable. We had the sweet corn and shallot fritters for a starter. They were amazing. The Thai green curry and the pork and pineapple stir fry were perfect portion size and very flavourful. We also had Organic BC pear wine! Overall a good experience. I... More 

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Tecpan, Guatemala
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70 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I savour our opportunities to eat at good restaurants when we visited Canada. Thai food in particular. When we heard there was one in Nelson we were excited and presumed itwould be good. But, we were very disappointed. The vegetables were all overcooked, the spicing mediocre and the service slow. Not much to like

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Thank gregkemp
Winnipeg, Canada
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

It has been a while since we stopped in and the best surprise was that Busaba seems to have improved since our last visit which was good but not stellar. We ordered the lunch combos of Keow Waan with chicken and the Bangkok Panang with chicken. The green curry influence was perfect in the Keow Waan and the Bangkok Panang... More 

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Thank freefud
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Good food, value for money. Service is friendly. Nothing too special, just a good Thai place. Nice decor.

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Thank Peter T
Vancouver, Canada
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I enjoy this spot but had to return a couple of time because it's not always open. the service was nice. Ive been tring to try their mussels but they sell out quickly. So they must be yummy

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Thank wildmountainroses
Nelson, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I have traveled to Asia several times and can say the food at Busaba is authentic. The warm atmosphere and friendly staff are another pleasant surprise for dining in Nelson.

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Thank BobF1958
nelson
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

New Owners but same great menu. Fresh home made Thai food exceptional value. Great Ambiance . Thai cashew tofu stir fry with peanut Thai sauce made fresh to order with peppers, onions, cilantro, sprouts, corn, served with steamed rice is My favorite dish. Veggie Spring rolls made fresh with sweet chilli dipping sauce is Amazing. Try the Thai Iced Tea.

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Thank zenwick
Nelson, Canada
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Head here for lunch all the time. Fresh, tasty and healthy. Great service and just an all around great restaurant.

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Thank Chad H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

When visiting Nelson, BC be sure and dine in Busaba a fantastic Thai restaurant. This is but one of many great dining establishments in our city. People drive from near and far to sample the mixtures in cultural dining. Busabas is fresh with amazing flavours and great hosts.

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was the perfect place to have a delicious dinner of expertly prepared Thai food. The waitress was attentive and helpful. The atmosphere was peaceful and comfortable. I highly recommend this place if you love authentic Thai food.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 Victoria St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4K8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-2185

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?