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The Sonora Room

500 Burrowing Owl Pl | Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, Oliver, British Columbia V0H 1T1, Canada
+1 250-498-0620
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (9 reviews)
“cheese plate” (4 reviews)
“duck confit” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
500 Burrowing Owl Pl | Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, Oliver, British Columbia V0H 1T1, Canada
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101 - 110 of 405 reviews

Reviewed 1 June 2016

The food was sublime and service exemplary, this is fine dining and must be experienced if you stay at the Burrowing Owls Guest house.

Thank Mart48
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Really enjoyed our lunch here- simple but stylish food, without being too pretentious and overlooking a lovely view. I suspect the service might be a little patchy, our server was great but front of house seemed a little stressed/overwhelmed, despite it being far from full......More

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 30 May 2016

The meal, the wine, the decor, the service - all a wonderful experience. A very creative chef presenting unusual but very delicious combinations of flavours using local ingredients in season. Our server, Ingela was exemplary and catered to our every need, especially the gluten free...More

Thank 191Linda
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We came for lunch on a warm May afternoon. The terrace was cool and the views of the hills and vineyards were picturesque and soothing. We ate and drank well. I had spaghetti alle vongole, with Manila clams and house-made pasta accented by an arugula...More

Thank pickascreennamepicka
Reviewed 29 May 2016

From start to finish, a delicious experience. The setting is stunning, overlooking the vineyard, the restaurant itself is rustically beautiful. Charcuterie for appetizer with wine:tantalizing. Main courses were generously sized and cooked perfectly; absolutely delicious chicken and pork chop entrees. Dessert was scrumptious.... Would return...More

Thank CharleneL689
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

We ate outside and the view is breathtaking. The meals were well crafted and very nicely plated. I highly recommend the Arctic char. The fish was cooked perfectly. My colleague had the duck and was also very happy with her meal. The deserts are worth...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We selected the Sonora Room for dinner being a big fan of the Burrowing Owl wines. Limited food selection but great wine selection. Lots of the "wine by the glass" to choose from which gives you the opportunity to try a 2.5 or 5 oz...More

Thank Challenger01
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Very nice restaurant and the location is splendid. We enjoyed the food and specially the quiche was amazing. We drunk avery good chardonnay. Service is excellent, kind and professional. As most of the good restaurants in B.C. it doesn't come for free. But when I...More

Thank lucjanssens67
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Don't go here if you are looking for a cheap meal. The menu only has a small selection but all very special. We had one of the library wines with our meal rather than the recommended pairings, it was still delicious. The lavender ice cream...More

Thank Almarie M
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Have dined here several times, every time has been amazing. Wonderful views of the valley and the vineyards. Fantastic customer service, excellent food and very accommodating for food allergies (in my case, gluten-free). Our most heartfelt praise goes to Ron who has perfected the art...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Burrowing Owl Pl | Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, Oliver, British Columbia V0H 1T1, Canada
    (Black Sage Road)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Oliver
  • Phone Number: +1 250-498-0620
  • E-mail
Description
The South Okanagan has gained a well deserved reputation as a desirable destination for tourists seeking an agricultural and culinary experience. The Sonora Room at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery features prominently in this regard with its epicurean excellence, superb service, relaxed style and scenic splendour. The restaurant overlooks 146 acres of picturesque vineyard from the patio or inside the warm and inviting dining room. The philosophy of the talented culinary team is to embrace the opportunity to showcase many of the South Okanagan’s local producers. Dishes are created that utilize an array of local organic produce, seasonal fruits and artisan cheeses, and pair perfectly with Burrowing Owl's award winning wines. The exclusive wine list includes a selection of Burrowing Owl's current vintages, and library wines that are no longer publicly available for sale. Creative cuisine, impeccable service and a beautiful venue highlight the great agricultural diversity of the region.
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