Eat & Drink
Eat and Drink in the Okanagan
The Okanagan Valley’s food and drink scene is a delightful exploration of local flavours and international cuisine. From craft breweries and cideries using local fruits, to farm-to-table dining experiences and cozy cafés, the Okanagan’s culinary landscape is as varied as it is delicious.
Check out the interactive map at the bottom of this page to find your next, delicious Okanagan meal!
Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at some of the Okanagan’s unique eateries. Enjoy the creative and locally sourced dishes at The Bench Market in Penticton, relish the quaint, home-style cooking at Eatology in Vernon, or experience the gourmet brunch offerings at The Jammery in Kelowna. Each place brings a unique twist to the most important meal of the day.
For lunch, the Okanagan offers a plethora of delightful options. Tantalize your taste buds at The Fig in Vernon, savour the homely comfort food at 19 Okanagan in West Kelowna, or enjoy the innovative plant-based dishes at Frankie We Salute You in Kelowna. These local favourites are perfect for a midday meal.
As evening approaches, the Okanagan’s dinner scene shines with a variety of high-quality dining options. Savour delicious cuisine at Zia’s Stonehouse in Summerland, indulge in the culinary creations at Krafty Kitchen & Bar in Kelowna or dine at The Modest Butcher in West Kelowna for a truly memorable meal.
The Okanagan is also home to a diverse range of international cuisines. Enjoy authentic sushi at O-Zeki in Kelowna, taste the flavours of Greece at Theo’s Restaurant in Penticton, or indulge in traditional Indian cuisine at The Curry Pot in Vernon. Each restaurant offers an authentic experience that transports you to another part of the world.
A visit to the Okanagan is incomplete without exploring its famous wineries. From the picturesque vineyards in Naramata Bench to the boutique wineries in Oliver, each offers a unique tasting experience. Enjoy the scenic beauty and the stories behind each vineyard, such as Frind Estate Winery in West Kelowna or Meyer Family Vineyards in Okanagan Falls.
Breweries in the Okanagan
The craft brewery scene in the Okanagan is thriving. Spend an afternoon touring local breweries, each with its unique beers and ambiance. Check out the eclectic atmosphere at Slackwater Brewing in Penticton, the rustic charm of BNA Brewing in Kelowna, or the vibrant energy at Lakesider Brewing in West Kelowna. The Okanagan sun is notoriously warm, but the Okanagan beers are always ice cold.