Scenic Kelowna offers more than just sweeping mountain views and countless outdoor recreational opportunities. Located on the shores of beautiful Okanagan Lake, Kelowna is quickly emerging as a destination for foodies from all over North America. With an abundance of choices, it can be hard to narrow down where to go to satisfy your appetite. Here are a few top picks:
OLD VINES RESTAURANT: For the ultimate mix of fresh seasonal ingredients and sweeping views, don’t miss this upscale place conveniently located near Lake Okanagan and Boucherie Mountain Bench. The restaurant’s private garden supplies much of its unique farm to table menu items. Wine lovers will delight in the suggested wine pairings all designed to bring out the best in the area’s local flavors.
LITTLE HOBO SOUP & SANDWICH: This local favorite is best known for its homestyle cooking and friendly atmosphere. Visitors are treated like family as they feast on traditional breakfast favorites and savory lunch items all made from scratch.
OKANAGAN STREET FOOD: What was once a food truck is now a permanent restaurant serving up a myriad of interesting dished guaranteed to please even the most adventurous eaters. Specialties include seared fish tacos and breakfast wraps. The fun and creative dishes lend themselves to the vibrant ambiance of this quirky restaurant.
19 OKANAGAN: Boasting the largest patio in Okanagan, this lakefront restaurant offers panoramic vistas of both Okanagan Lake and the Two Eagles Golf Course. Complementing the unmatched views is the exceptional food featuring local and sustainable ingredients. The cozy atmosphere and inviting al fresco dining make this a favorite with locals and tourists alike.
BOUCHONS: Oooh la la, do not miss this chance to engage your culinary senses with a dose of traditional French cuisine in this classic bistro. The menu offers an eclectic mix of French favorites such as duck confit partnered with some of the best local ingredients to create a flavor explosion in a relaxed setting. The extensive wine list is unmatched by any other in the area.
BOHEMIAN CAFE: Vegetarians will appreciate the extensive options of this local cafe offering up breakfast and lunch items in a colorful and family-friendly atmosphere. Try the patented BC Benedict featuring fresh sockeye salmon.