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Where to Grab the Best Burgers in Kelowna

Posted on July 26th, 2023 in Food & Beverage

Nestled in picturesque Kelowna is a food lover’s paradise. With its stunning landscapes and vibrant culinary scene, our city offers a wide range of dining options for visitors and locals alike. Among those delights, burgers hold a special place in the hearts of many. As Kelowna locals and burger lovers ourselves, we’re here to take you on a flavourful journey to explore the best burger joints in the area- dine in, takeout, or DIY in your suite at the Shore with local ingredients.

Stay at Home

South St. Burger

Located just steps from your suite, South St. Burger is a must-visit for any burger enthusiast. With a commitment to using fresh ingredients and offering a variety of toppings, they let you customize your burger to perfection. The juicy, flame-grilled patties combined with their assortment of artisanal buns and flavorful sauces create an unforgettable dining experience. Plus, being so close, you can grab a couple of burgers and head to the beach or up to your suite for a relaxing evening. 

3477 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna, BC
On-site at The Shore

Enjoy the Dine-In Experience 

A heart burger and fries on a white plate from Central Kelowna, voted best burgers in Kelowna in 2023

Central Kitchen & Bar

Voted “Best Burger in Kelowna” for many years running, Central is a popular restaurant located in Kelowna’s downtown core. Among a variety of dishes, their small-but-mighty burger menu boasts gourmet burgers made from locally sourced ingredients. From their juicy beef patties to their mouthwatering vegetarian options, they cater to all tastes. Don’t miss out on their “Vintage” Burger, topped with maple black pepper bacon, aged white cheddar cheese, and a smokey house BBQ sauce. The relaxed atmosphere and friendly service make Central a must-visit.

1155 Ellis St, Kelowna, BC
4.8km (11 min drive) from The Shore

Red Robin

If you’re searching for a family-friendly restaurant with a fun atmosphere, look no further than Red Robin. Known for its gourmet burgers (now bigger and juicier than ever with their new grill process), they deliver an extensive menu that caters to diverse preferences. From the Royal Red Robin Burger to the mouthwatering Whiskey River BBQ Burger, each bite is an explosion of flavors. We love their bottomless fries, Freckled Lemonade and their generous Rewards program.

1920 Cooper Rd, Kelowna, BC
5.7km (11 min drive) from The Shore

White Spot

A beloved restaurant in Kelowna, White Spot has been a go-to destination for burger lovers since 1928 – known for their iconic carhop service. This family-friendly eatery boasts a menu of classic favourites, including their legendary Triple O Burger. With their infamous secret sauce, fresh ingredients, and commitment to quality, White Spot offers a taste of nostalgia alongside mouthwatering burgers. 

PS: don’t forget to grab a milkshake while you’re there! Our favourite is the strawberry.

2190 Harvey Ave, Kelowna, BC
6km (12 min drive) from The Shore


For those craving a rustic, Western-inspired atmosphere with their burgers, Montana’s is the place to be. This popular chain restaurant serves up hearty burgers that are sure to satisfy even the biggest appetites. From classic cheeseburgers to creative variations like the BBQ Bacon Mushroom Melt, Montana’s offers a range of options to cater to every taste bud.

For those with a generous appetite or a big group, they also have a great selection of starters. We can’t get enough of their oven-baked antojitos and smoked brisket potato skins.

1500 Banks Rd Unit 400, Kelowna, BC
7.2km (17 min drive) from The Shore

Bin 4

For those seeking gourmet burgers with a contemporary twist, Bin 4 delivers in spades. This trendy gastropub features a menu crafted with locally sourced ingredients and offers an impressive selection of burgers with unique flavour combinations. From the intriguing Vietnamese take of the “Lay It Bahn Mi” to the indulgent bison, pork, chorizo, eggs and bacon “Breakfast Club”, Bin 4 showcases culinary creativity and attention to detail. They even have the ability to filter by dietary requirements, which is pretty awesome. Be sure to hit their happy hour between 3 and 6pm and definitely try the deep fried pickles. 

1616 Powick Rd, Kelowna, BC
7.5km (15 min drive) from The Shore

Grab Some Easy Takeout

two hands holding a bacon cheeseburger in Kelowna


With its retro vibes and emphasis on handcrafted burgers, Fatburger is a staple for burger lovers. Known for their generously sized patties made from 100% pure beef, this establishment allows guests to personalize their burgers with an array of toppings and sauces. Be prepared for a satisfying, no-frills burger experience that keeps customers coming back for more.

1101 Harvey Ave, Kelowna, BC
4.3km (9 min drive) from The Shore

Burger Baron

Last but certainly not least, Rutland’s beloved Burger Baron offers a taste of nostalgia with its classic, no-nonsense approach to burgers. Since 1957, this local chain has been serving up simple yet delicious burgers, focusing on quality ingredients and consistent flavours. With their perfectly seasoned patties and toasted buns, Burger Baron’s burgers are a testament to the enduring appeal of traditional comfort food.

Their most-loved items? The french fries, milkshakes, and bacon cheeseburgers. Heck, why not try all three! Be sure to check out their creative milkshake flavours, from rootbeer chocolate to dark lager and liquorice. 

140 Rutland Rd N, Kelowna, BC
9.9km (18 min drive) from The Shore

Bringing Kelowna’s Best Burgers to You

If you’re short on time or just not feeling like making the trip to go pick up, you can always use a delivery service like Skip the Dishes, DoorDash, or Uber Eats. They’ll all deliver to the Shore so you can enjoy your favourites (or new favourites) from the comfort of your suite. 

DIY Burgers at The Shore

T Bones

T Bones is a local gem that has been serving up scrumptious, take-home burger patties for years. With a focus on high-quality ingredients and innovative flavour combinations, their burgers are a true delight. Whether you opt for their signature T Bones Burger or venture into other types, such as buffalo, turkey, or salmon, you’ll be treated to a culinary experience that reflects the essence of summer in Kelowna. 

Three locations: 

1889 Spall Rd, Kelowna, BC
5km (10 min drive) from The Shore

4624 Lakeshore Rd #104, Kelowna, BC
4.8km (9 min drive) from The Shore

2528 Main St #15, West Kelowna, BC
17.4km (25 min drive) from The Shore

four burger patties from T Bones in Kelowna, on the grill smoking with lightly charred corn on the grill in the background

With fully-furnished, modern kitchens, it’s easy to grab some burgers and head back to The Shore to prepare dinner from the comfort of your suite. Or, head to our third floor outdoor terrace and fire up one of the community Weber grills for a fun backyard-style bbq with friends or family. 

Need extra accoutrements like condiments, buns, and sides? You’ll find all the essentials at these great local grocery stores.

three Weber grills on the third floor terrace of The Shore Kelowna, with the lake and mountains and trees in the background

Delicious Burger Adventures

The search for the perfect burger can take you on a culinary adventure through Kelowna. From the customizable delights of Fatburger to the comforting classics of White Spot and Burger Baron, each brings a unique flair to the table. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, exploring the diverse burger offerings in our city is sure to leave you craving more. So, go ahead and indulge. Your inner burger aficionado won’t be disappointed! And after, why not top it off with an ice cream cone and a walk along the lake.

Staying With Us At The Shore

Whether you’re with us for a weekend or for an extended stay, our fully loaded suites are the perfect place to have as a homebase. In-suite laundry, high speed internet, a full modern kitchen are just some of the amenities that you can expect during your time with us. 

Learn more about our suites and start planning your stay today!

a suite interior at The Shore kelowna, showing a kitchen table, island bar with stools, and a living room area with a tv

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