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Waterfront Wines Restaurant & Bar

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1180 Sunset Dr, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 9W6, Canada
+1 250-979-1222
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (34 reviews)
“elk tartare” (9 reviews)
“hazelnut cake” (4 reviews)
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Contemporary, Wine Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1180 Sunset Dr, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 9W6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was amazing. Everything was nicely seasoned and cooked perfectly. The flat iron steak was delicious but my favourite was the cheese plate. Service was very quick and friendly. Great selection of wine, beer and cider. The atmosphere is good. Very interesting to sit...More

1  Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner Friday night at Waterfront Wines was fantastic. From cocktails, appies and entrees through to dessert, all of it was superb! Excellent wine choices to enjoy with our delectable duck and steak main courses. The server taking care of us provided stellar service through out...More

3  Thank LarryandJoanie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waterfront wines is one of the leading restaurants in Kelowna. Starting with inventive cocktails, enormous wine list (with great choices), outstanding applies and charcuterie to main courses that are not only beautifully presented but full of flavours (as much local as possible) and ending with...More

Thank GuyoftheGlobe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made a reservation for 4 people and when we arrived at the restaurant, the hostess/mangeress Genevieve seated us at a space where 2 of us sat on a banquette and 2 sat at a table attached to the banquette. It was a very uncomfortable...More

1  Thank debmcmahon2
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Modern eatery with a good sized bar to enjoy a cocktail or two. We were seated inside though they also had outdoor seating. We started off with the chicken sausage and scallops as appetizers. Both items were enjoyable. We then had the duck and pork...More

2  Thank Where_to_travel_next
Reviewed 1 October 2017

On a recommendation, I made a reservation yesterday by phone for my wife and I to celebrate our 39th wedding anniversary and my birthday. The person who made the reservation took my name and phone number but when we arrived at the restaurant earlier this...More

4  Thank jagray2017
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We attended this restaurant on a recommendation. As we walked up to the restaurant from the sidewalk, they had all their large glass picnic tables chained up on their sides. Tables were dirty, there was blown in crap from the street around the mishmash of...More

3  Thank willy d
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The wine bar is small but very cozy . We had a reservation and arrived about 15 minutes early but our table was waiting. We were extremely pleased with the food, service and the prices.

2  Thank 103waltd
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Five minutes from the center of town in an attractive cluster of restaurants and stores adjoining Waterfront Park, this place is relatively small but cosy - can be a touch loud but not unpleasant. The food is absolutely outstanding in a town that boasts excellent...More

2  Thank cooperpeterj
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I had a craving for dessert and came here. We ordered the gluten free cake, creme brûlée and cheesecake. Creme brûlée was ok but the cakes were spectacular. The wine pairing recommended by our server didn't work that well but was still ok.

3  Thank exzhang
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Questions & Answers
4 March 2017|
Response from Mark F | Property representative |
Hello, We are able to change most dishes to accommodate gluten free if they are not already so. We even have two gluten free desserts. Cheers, Chef Mark Filatow
26 September 2015|
Response from Ryan P | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We are on the water front as we are part of the water front condo complex but we do face the street as opposed to the lake. Our original concept included a liquor store which we were named... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 34
Contemporary, Wine Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1180 Sunset Dr, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 9W6, Canada
    (Water St)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Kelowna
  • Phone Number: +1 250-979-1222
  • E-mail
Waterfront Wines is a sophisti-casual, award-winning restaurant and wine bar in Kelowna’s Cultural District. We are known for our cozy decor, great wines and martinis and tasty comfort food, made with fresh, seasonal Okanagan flavours, international influences and hand-made care. Food, wine and good times are meant to be shared.
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