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The Sonora Room

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500 Burrowing Owl Pl | Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, Oliver, British Columbia V0H 1T1, Canada (Black Sage Road)
+1 250-498-0620
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Oliver, Canada
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219 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I are local and visit this fine dining establishment a few times each year and have NEVER been disappointed. Great wines at relatively reasonable prices combined with an energetic and creative menu focussed on locally sourced produce, all served with impeccable skill.

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Thank rahall
Oliver, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This place it's special if you like to dinne whit a good bottle of wine. It has an exclusive wine list and it's changed regularly to include a selection of Burrowing Owl library wines that are no longer publicly available for sale.Nice premium Okanagan wines chosen to complement the menu. Very good lunch and also a beautiful dinner

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Thank pandecostarica
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This is a classy restaurant with a great room, interesting artwork, and excellent service. The location in the vineyards at Burrowing Owl Winery is unique and gorgeous. If you are in the area don't miss it.

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Thank jeremy b
St. John's, NL, Canada
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

So glad we were able to get a last minute reservation for lunch. Our food, service and surroundings were fantastic. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Osoyoos, Canada
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I took my son his girlfriend and my husband to Burrowing Owl for my sons birthday lunch. We dined on duck and chicken dishes They were fantastic

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Thank Dorri W
Prince George, Canada
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303 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

From our vantage, we could see the giant pool of the attached villa, making us curious how timid the residents would be knowing half a restaurant could watch them. It was empty this afternoon, and we noticed the adorable owl mural at the bottom of the pool. I’m honestly surprised no one was swimming given it was over 30 degrees... More 

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Thank PrinceGastronome
Penticton, Canada
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Love their lunch selections and matching wines overlooking the lower Okanagan Valley. Very friendly professional staff. Food is great and good value for the buck.

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Thank travelbeat1955
Vancouver
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The food and wine pairings were well planned and thought out, and the staff that executed the event were professional and service focused. The quality of Burrowing Owl wines have declined in recent years and when combined with food that was not quite on the mark, it was disappointing. Both hot courses (consume and venison), were served cold, so it... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting. Lovely atmosphere. Friendly service. And most importantly, excellent food! Wonderful way to celebrate a special occasion :)

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Thank Jay G
Aldergrove, Canada
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We were recommended here by a wine tour company, and it didn't disappoint - excellent food! I really appreciated that wines were paired with each menu item to make it easier to pick, and also that they carried local spirits and brews, to give the palate a few options :-)

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian
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, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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
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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