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Sammy J's Grill & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Canadian
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525 Highway 97, West Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada (Formerly Sammy J's)
+1 778-755-5675
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Canada
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126 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We finally tried this place out and did enjoy it! Great food and great service and there is a good variety of menu options. We met some friends here on a Saturday evening and found the music was a little loud, making it difficult to hear each other talk......it kind of felt like we were in a nightclub bar restaurant.....but... More 

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Thank ChitchatCanada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place gets very busy especially on weekends so make a reservation early. Good food but service I found to be a little dull.

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Thank Jenn W
West Kelowna, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

LIve nearby and go here several times a year since they opened. Food and service is always very good, Dont expect a amazing view as they claim on their website though, your looking at a parking lot. (unless your from the prairies, then you may like looking at the mountains in the distance. lol)

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Thank mach1systems
West Kelowna
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had not been here for a few months, but glad we gave it another chance. I had the Strawberry Fields salad with chicken and it was very good!! Happy to see all the local Okanagan wines on the list as well.

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Thank 172ninak
Kelowna, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We live close to this Resturant and try to go with neighbors bi-monthly. We always enjoy the food here and like to sit in the dining room since it is quieter and less distracting. The service has been consistently good. Very grateful to have Sammy J's in our area.

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Thank perohy
West Kelowna, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Stopped in for dinner before hitting a movie (in the same parking lot) and was pleasantly surprised. A little loud when a game is on the TVs but very nice step up from the BP lounges of the world. Classy place, good food, wonderful staff. My glass was never empty and service was quick and friendly.

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Thank Derek B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival we were greeted exceptional! Asked if we wanted to sit in the lounge or dining room! Sammy J's was nothing like I expected... it was more than I expected .... until... we walked into the dining room and was to be seated, asked to sit in a closed booth as we have a 3 and 5 year old.... More 

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2 Thank Virginia P
Penticton
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91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very contemporary decor with pub food options, plenty of choice. Food was well presented and filling. However our steak sandwich was overcooked, served cold and not very good. Wines were served at the correct temperature and the staff were very friendly and efficient. Probably won’t go back but it was nice to try it out.

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Kelowna, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

After a poor experience the first time we visited, we reluctantly gave this place a second chance only due to the proximity of the movie theatre. Upon arrival we were informed that it would be a 15 minute wait and we could wait at the bar. 25 minutes later we checked into when our table would be ready and were... More 

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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Holy crap, such a nice place, super friendly staff, bright, modern, delicious and fast. I absolutely love the appies and the staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 Highway 97, West Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada (Formerly Sammy J's)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  West Kelowna
  • Phone Number: +1 778-755-5675

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?