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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 good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cupcakes” (6 reviews)
“brownie” (3 reviews)
“panini” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, Canadian
503 Baker St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4J1, Canada
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Reviews (66)
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Henry W
Reviewed 13 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
Reviewed 19 April 2017

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

Thank zenwick
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
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....More

Thank lorien_i
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
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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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
  • E-mail
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