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The Best Restaurants in Kelowna Near The Shore

Posted on November 22nd, 2021 in Hospitality
a birds eye view of The Shore Kelowna and the lower mission area, including a few of Kelowna's best restaurants

Named one of the top wine destinations in the world, Kelowna has long been famous for its superb wineries and wines. More recently, Kelowna has been putting itself on the map for its diverse and growing culinary scene.

Located in the South Pandosy neighbourhood, The Shore is central to many of the best dining options in Kelowna. Whether you’re looking for quick convenience or to explore more formal sit-down options, there’s something nearby for everyone and every occasion. 

Here are a few of our favourite Kelowna restaurants near The Shore.

Casual Dining

If you’re looking for convenient, tasty, and family-friendly dining options, look no further. Here are four of our favourite casual dining options:

Famoso Pizzeria – 4 min drive (1.7 km)

Located just a short walk from our suites, Famoso Pizzeria is local restaurant offers some of the best pizzas in Kelowna. Using authentic and high-quality ingredients, they offer classic Neapolitan pizzas from a high heat forno bell oven. With a cozy interior and extensive menu, this is a great option for a sit-down dining experience, but they offer delivery and takeout options as well. 

montREAL Food – 9 min drive (5.3 km) 

Self-described as “a love letter to Montreal from Executive Chef Mathew Morazain”, montREAL Food is serving up authentic Montreal-style smoked meat and other classic dishes. Using local fare, they create high-quality comfort food and have a unique spin on many of their classic dishes. MTL is the perfect spot for a nice lunch.

Shoreline Brewing – located on-site

One of Kelowna’s newest breweries, Shoreline Brewing, serves more than just great beers! Located right outside our front doors, Shoreline Brewing has a great selection of casual dining options. From fish and chips to burgers and pizza, there’s something here for everyone. You can even purchase cans of their beer on location to take back to your suite.

Dunnenzies Pizza Co. – 8 min drive (3.7 km) 

Craving a more classic Canadian take on pizza? Dunnenzies Pizza Co. serves mouth-watering pizzas and great live music (check out their events page for more details). Their menu is a healthy mix of classic offerings and out-of-the-box ideas, like their Pickle Rick pizza.

If pizza isn’t rowing your boat, take a look at their offering of tacos, salads, and burgers. Just a short drive from The Shore, this eclectic restaurant has a very relaxed and welcoming atmosphere and makes it a great dine-in option. For those looking for a relaxing night in, they also offer delivery.

Asian

Whether you’re looking for classic Asian cuisine or Asian-fusion, Kelowna has a large variety to choose from. Here are some of our favourites near The Shore.

Kasai Teppanyaki Steak & Sushi House – 9 min drive (5.3 km)

As Kelowna’s only hibachi experience and one of the local’s favourite sushi spots, Kasai Teppanyaki is a must-visit for any foodies in Kelowna. Combining a stunning show with authentic Japanese food, Kasai is sure to be a memorable dining experience. For those interested in the hibachi experience, we recommend reserving a table ahead of time.

Momo Sushi – 8 min drive (3.7 km)

Just a 10-minute walk from The Shore, Momo Sushi is a convenient option close to home. Making great Japanese food for reasonable prices, you can’t go wrong here. Their Spicy Salmon Roll and Chicken Donburi are local favourites, and many reviews claim ‘Best Sushi in Kelowna’.

T-One Restaurant – located on-site

Recently established in Kelowna, T-One Restaurant is already making a name for itself. Only steps away from our suites, T-One is a modern Asian-fusion restaurant offering a relaxed dining experience with authentic dishes. They have a diverse and delicious menu with many classic Japanese & Taiwanese dishes. 

Kimbap & Sushi – 9 min drive (5.6 km)

Kimbap & Sushi is a family-run restaurant that specializes in Korean and Japanese cuisine. With recipes for their traditional dishes passed down through generations and the ability to see your food being prepared, this restaurant offers a truly authentic experience. For many locals, this is the ‘best place in town’ for Korean food.

Tapas and wine at one of Kelowna's best restaurants near the Shore

Formal sit down 

Whether you’re celebrating a big event, reconnecting with friends and family, or looking to enjoy a quality dining experience, these fine establishments are a perfect choice. Discover some of the Okanagan’s finest dishes with incomparable service.

Tutt St. Tapas + Wine – 3 min drive (1.1 km)

Tutt St. Tapas + Wine serves deliciously fresh homemade meals in a charming and intimate setting. Renowned for their incredible service and extensive wine list, you are sure to fall in love with Tutt St. Tapas. 

Raudz – 10 min drive (3.9 km)

With award-winning chefs and a commitment to quality, Raudz has been serving locally sourced foods in the downtown core for 20 years now.

Featuring a long communal table, this restaurant was established to inspire friends and neighbours to talk and enjoy food together. With many enticing and unique offerings on the menu, you’re sure to find a great dining experience at Raudz.

Basil and Mint – 4 min drive (2.0 km)

Basil & Mint has been rated one of the best restaurants in Kelowna. It offers outstanding service, high-end offerings and a stunning open-concept dining area, all within walking distance from The Shore. Enjoy unique options like Escargots or Cioppino that you won’t find anywhere else in the city. 

Explore Great Dining Options Near The Shore Kelowna

Local dining experiences are a great way to experience any region. With such a great culinary scene full of fresh and locally sourced foods, Kelowna has many options to explore. Why not make the most of the great selection of restaurants near your suite while staying at The Shore?


We have a range of suites that provide a perfect balance of flexibility and luxury. To learn more about our suites or book your accommodations in Kelowna, please contact us today.


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