Restaurants Directory

Fresh Variety

Restaurants in British Columbia are in a unique and enviable position when it comes to sourcing food. Ideal growing and farming conditions, coupled with abundant natural resources allow for chefs across the province to easily source regional and seasonal goods. This includes the endless bounty of orchard fruit; earthy wild vegetables like morel mushrooms, asparagus and fiddleheads; wild game like venison, quail and duck; fresh local cheeses; seafood and fish such as salmon, oysters and spot prawns.

B.C. is the ideal place to practice the 100-mile diet, as so much is easily and naturally produced within that radius just about anywhere in the province. And a lot of it is organic and sustainable.

So whether you decide to splurge on a five-star restaurant, patronize a quaint mom and pop café or pack a picnic basket for a scenic lunch overlooking a vineyard, you can bet you'll eat well and fell good about it too.

B.C.'s restaurants also pay homage to its wines in a way unsurpassed by other wine- producing regions. Just about every establishment you visit will have a solid selection of local wines and display them proudly.

The same is true at winery restaurants. While the selection will mostly be limited to their own products, the advantage here is two-fold. First all, the menu is typically built around the wines, showcasing them to their best advantage. Many of the dishes will be infused with the same wine that has been recommended to pair with them - thereby creating the ideal match. Secondly, many winery restaurants have picturesque settings with unstoppable views of mountains, lakes or vineyards.

While you are permitted to bring your own wine to restaurants, the fine dining rooms in B.C. will often have an exclusive selection of rare local products you might not be able to find anywhere else.

Always ask about the special - typically it will feature the freshest, in-season ingredients and represents good value. Instead of opting for a litre of the house wine - which often has the greatest mark-up - check out the by-the-glass selections of premium wines. You might drink less, but you'll enjoy it more. If you order a bottle of wine, but don't finish it - ask the server to re-cork it and take it with you!



  • 19 Okanagan Grill + Bar

    3509 Carrington Road
    West Kelowna, BC V4T 2E6
    Phone: (250) 768-3133
    www.dine19.com

    Year-round DELICIOUS over looking Okanagan Lake & Two Eagles Golf Course West Kelowna's ultimate choice for casual dining all year long. Largest patio on the Westside featuring the new Summerhouse. Everything made fresh daily in house. Extensive wine offerings.

  • Barking Parrot Bar, The

    21 Lakeshore Drive West
    Penticton, BC V2A 7M5
    Phone: (250) 493-9753
    www.barkingparrot.com

    Discover for yourself why we have been the hottest hangout ?for thousands of locals and tourists alike.  The Barking Parrot?has the largest outdoor patio on Okanagan Lake and hosts many?musical guests and special events.

  • Bonitas Bistro at Bonitas Winery

    20623 McDougald Rd.
    Summerland, BC V0H 1Z6
    Phone: (778) 516-5596
    www.bonitasbistro.com

    We offer a unique winery dining experience, while enjoying our fantastic lakeshore views overlooking the vines. We focus on local cuisine, featuring some of the best produce the region has to offer.

  • Bufflehead Pasta and Tapas Room, The

    21 Lakeshore Drive West
    Penticton, BC V2A 7M5
    Phone: (250) 493-9768
    www.thebufflehead.com

    Bufflehead Pasta & Tapas Room serves the tastes of the Mediterranean in a casual, ?sophisticated atmosphere.  Try the exotic tapas or opt for one of the delicious pasta dishes.  ?Fresh local ingredients are used from our very own Valley View Organic Farm.

  • Full Moon Bistro at Sonoran Winery

    5716 Gartrell Road,
    Summerland, BC  V0H 1Z7
    Phone: (250) 494 9323
    www.sonoranwinery.com

    Visit our Full Moon Bistro for a delicious lunch made to order from fresh locally grown produce and paired with Sonoran's award winning wines.  Enjoy!

  • Grapevine Restaurant at Gray Monk Estate Winery

    1055 Camp Road,
    Okanagan Centre, B.C.
    Phone: (250) 766-3168 Ext. 2
    Toll Free: 1-800-663-4205
    www.grapevinerestaurant.ca

    Situated on one of the most beautiful slopes overlooking Lake Okanagan, the Grapevine restaurant prides itself on its creative, fresh cuisine. Our philosophy is simple, exceed our guests expectations while supporting local farmers and producers.  Open April through October.

  • Hooded Merganser Bar, Grill & Marina, The

    21 Lakeshore Drive West
    Penticton, BC V2A 7M5
    Phone: (250) 487-4663
    www.hoodedmerganser.ca

    The Hooded Merganser is both a culinary and architectural masterpiece?that straddles Okanagan Lake.  "The Hood" offers a diverse menu, an extensive ?wine cellar and panoramic views. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Kitchen at Misconduct Wine Co., The

    375 Upper Bench Road North,
    Penticton, BC V2A 6J6
    Toll Free: 1-800-851-0903
    www.misconductwineco.com

    The best parties happen in The Kitchen!  Join Chef Abul Adame for Portuguese and Mexican tapas or gourmet charcuterie.  Let the conversation flow over good food and wine.  Reservations recommended. 1-800-851-0903.

  • La Bussola

    1451 Ellis Street
    Kelowna, BC
    Phone: (250) 763-3110
    www.labussolarestaurant.com

    Enjoy a sensory experience where each course is savoured, every aroma enjoyed and taste treasured. Family owned since 1974.

  • Mission Tap House & Grill, The

    3110 Lakeshore Road,
    Kelowna, BC  V1W 3T2
    (250) 860-6606
    www.missiontaphouse.com

    Opening June  2013.  Enjoy lunch or dinner at this contemporary urban tap house & grill.  Featuring 20 taps loaded with craft beer and Okanagan wine. Local farm suppliers. Live music.

  • Old Vines Restaurant

    3303 Boucherie Road
    West Kelowna, BC V1Z 2H3
    Phone: (250)769-2500
    Toll Free: 1-800-420-9463
    www.quailsgate.com

    Consistently recognized as one of the top winery restaurant in British
    Columbia, our restaurant offers fresh, sustainable,  locally sourced
    ingredients over a stunning vista of Okanagan lake.

  • r a n g e at Predator Ridge Resort

    301 Village Centre Place
    Vernon, BC V1H 1T2
    Phone: (250) 542-3436
    Toll Free: 1-888-578-6688
    www.predatorridge.com

    For an early morning breakfast, relaxing lunch or an upscale yet unpretentious dinner, r a n g e 's expertly prepared fare and warm, welcoming service will exceed your expectations.

  • Sonora Room Restaurant at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, The

    500 Burrowing Owl Place (off Black Sage Road)
    Oliver, BC V0H 1T1
    Phone: (250) 498-0620
    Toll Free: 1-877-498-0620
    www.burrowingowlwine.ca

    Open February - December. Fine cuisine paired with award winning wines in a beautiful vineyard setting.

  • Sunset Lounge & Dining Room @ Sunset Ranch Golf & Country Club

    5101 Upper Booth Rd South
    Kelowna, BC V1X 7V8
    Phone: (250) 765-7671
    www.sunsetranchbc.com

    The Sunset Lounge offers a casual place to unwind for lunch or dinner after a great day on the course. Enjoy a glass of wine and a great meal on one of the open air patios which offer beautiful lake and valley views.  The Sunset Dining Room offers first class menu selections in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Our Culinary team uses only the freshest products and highest quality ingredients in the preparation of all dishes.  

  • Sunset Organic Bistro @ Summerhill

    4870 Chute Lake Road
    Kelowna, BC
    V1W 4M3
    250 764 8000
    www.summerhill.bc.ca
     
    Featuring seasonal wine paired cuisine in a rustic, relaxed atmosphere. Executive Chef Jesse Croy draws from the bounty of regional organic farmers, including an onsite half-acre biodynamic vegetable patch.

  • Terrafina Restaurant @ Hester Creek Estate Winery

    887 Road 8
    Oliver, BC V0H 1T1
    Phone: (250) 498-2229
    www.terrafinarestaurant.com

    Comfortable, Old World charm with an injection of New World approach inspires everything from our décor to the way we prepare our pizza dough and present our traditional Antipasto platter.

  • Train Station Pub, The

    1177 Ellis Street
    Kelowna, BC V1Y 1Z5
    (778) 484-5558
    www.thetrainstationpub.com

    Inspired by our beautiful Okanagan Valley our food is bringing the best of our valley under one roof! Getting incredible value to our customers through food, drink and service is our #1 priority.A great selection of wines from the Okanagan Valley and craft beers from micro breweries across Canada

  • Vineyard Terrace Restaurant. The @ CedarCreek Estate Winery

    5445 Lakeshore Road,
    Kelowna, V1W 4S5
    Phone (250) 764-8866 ext 107
    www.cedarcreek.bc.ca

    The Vineyard Terrace is the perfect setting to savour wine and food. Besides breathtaking views, enjoy Lunch and Weekend Brunch daily from mid-June to Mid-September. Terrace Hours: Mid June to Mid Sept 11am to 4pm (open till 6pm Fri and Sat)

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