Historic Sites of Manitoba: Virden Cafe / W & L Restaurant (239 Nelson Street, Virden)

While the Virden Cafe / W & L Restaurant’s exact date of construction on Nelson Street in Virden is unknown, the heritage buildings on Nelson Street date from the 1890s to 1900s. The building is believed to have hosted a Chinese restaurant for much of its existence.

Virden Cafe / W & L Restaurant

Virden Cafe / W & L Restaurant (July 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.84976, W100.93189
denoted by symbol on the map above


Virden Cafe - 239 Nelson Street, Virden Downtown Heritage District.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Anne Brazeau.

Page revised: 19 August 2022

Historic Sites of Manitoba

This is a collection of historic sites in Manitoba compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society. The information is offered for historical interest only.

Browse lists of:
Museums/Archives | Buildings | Monuments | Cemeteries | Locations | Other

Inclusion in this collection does not confer special status or protection. Official heritage designation may only come from municipal, provincial, or federal governments. Some sites are on private property and permission to visit must be secured from the owner.

Site information is provided by the Manitoba Historical Society as a free public service only for non-commercial purposes.

Send corrections and additions to this page
to the MHS Webmaster at webmaster@mhs.mb.ca.

Search Tips | Suggest an Historic Site | FAQ

Help us keep history alive!