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Waterfront Wines Restaurant & Bar

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$$$$
Contemporary, Wine Bar, Canadian
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1180 Sunset Dr, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 9W6, Canada (Water St)
+1 250-979-1222
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Kelowna, Canada
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are a foodie like me, you search out the best restaurants for your foodie palette. This one doesn't disappoint at all! This is one of the original with Raudz farm to table, seasonal restaurant! The creativity and attention are top of class! The wine list is great too, with local and old world offerings! I have never once... More 

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Thank Corey Z
Kelowna, Canada
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130 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit here and we were quite impressed. We were seated promptly and water was brought immediately. The menu was limited but interesting, and the wine list was amazing. I ordered the elk special, which was superb. My wife had the duck and she loved it. Dessert was also spectacular. Service was excellent, and we were not... More 

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Penticton, Canada
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150 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Very small establishment. Food was okay, but I expected way more considering the awards the chef has received. The cheese starter plate was the most tasty. Avoid the cocktails--I tried one after not enjoying my initial glass of wine. I ended pouring out the first cocktail. Then I tried the white wine sangria. Unfortuantaly it tasted like carbonated orange kool... More 

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Thank YuccaBC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Traveling for work means a lot of dining out. Some times it's a hit and mostly it's varying degrees of miss. A work contact told me I should check this place out so I did. From the jump, the staff was super friendly, professional, and courteous to me (solo diners usually get the short end of it). The food was... More 

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3 Thank Daniel S
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Good spot to eat for quality food. The octopus and squid was properly tendarized to perfection. I only wish there was a little more on the dish. I also had the flat iron need which was also cooked to a perfect med rare. Service was good and the price was fair for the quality of food.

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1 Thank Steve W
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here about 6 or 7 times since I moved to k town (end of September) every meal I have had has been nothing short or fantastic. I find the staff knowledgeable and attentive while always smiling. I always sit at the bar and watch the lads work away which is nice cause I usually dine alone. I've... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Have been to this restaurant numerous times, every time have thoroughly enjoyed my meal and been greeted with fantastic service

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Saint-Alexandre, France
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118 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lovely restaurant. Lovely staff. Clever and original menu. The service is perfect, the dishes very nicely presented and very good, and a very nice wine list. Nothing to add, but that it was a bit pricey, but we found that all of BC is a pricey.

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Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were lucky enough to enjoy a customized tasting menu during our recent visit. The food was fantastic, especially the very special sauce made with the restaurant's own black garlic. The kitchen was in full view of our table so one of the chefs was even kind enough to share some cooking tips with one of our group. Waitresses were... More 

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Kelowna
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91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I've visited this restaurant on several occasions with great expectations but each time I am somewhat let down. While I appreciate the skilled chefs and their creations I simply cannot find dinner here as a vegan. Even vegetarian is challenging here. Salad is not a meal unless it is served as one which includes a protein. Sadly the servers don't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 34
Cuisine
Contemporary, Wine Bar, Canadian
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
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
Description
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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West Kelowna, Canada
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?