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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
11:30 - 21:00
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323 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is amongst the vines of the Burrowing Owl Winery and the location is beautiful. We had lunch there and it was such a nice experience. The lady that served us was delightful and efficient. The menu is not very large and it is not cheap. But the meals we had were all delicious. Recommended!

Thank Qcruiser
Oliver, Canada
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Celebrated Valentines with a lovely three hour, three course dinner while enjoying the sounds of a very talented Harpist. Beautiful Slow food, savoury wine, soft sounds, in an inspiring environment. Scored Five for a Romantic event.

1 Thank Agoldenmile
Oliver, Canada
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244 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

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.

1 Thank rahall
Oliver, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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

Thank pandecostarica
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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.

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
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.

Thank vmcrane
Osoyoos, Canada
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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

Thank Dorri W
Prince George, Canada
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319 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank PrinceGastronome
Penticton, Canada
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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.

Thank travelbeat1955
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank donnaandmike

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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
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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