5 Places to Eat in Osoyoos

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Osoyoos is known for its amazing weather, fantastic wine and plentiful water activities, but this desert community in BC’s Okanagan Valley is also home to some incredible dining. Whether you’re visiting Osoyoos for golf, wine touring, or a relaxing beach holiday, nothing completes a vacation like a terrific dining experience. Here are five places to eat in Osoyoos, courtesy of the staff at the British Columbia Visitor Centre @ Osoyoos,

1. The Patio at NK’Mip Cellars

An exterior dining area with views of the ocean.

The patio at Nk’Mip Cellars in Osoyoos. Photo: psvbond via Flickr

The Patio at NK’Mip Cellars is situated on a beautiful lakeside property spanning 485 ha (1,200 ac), with breathtaking views to accompany its incredible food and wine offerings. It’s the first aboriginal owned winery in Canada, providing a rich cultural experience to all who visit. With a focus on healthy, local ingredients, NK’Mip Cellars is a great place to stop in for lunch, dinner, or a quick snack as you explore the area surrounding the restaurant. With mouth-watering food and award-winning wines, this unique dining experience is not to be missed.

2. Campo Marina

The white stone exterior of a restaurant called Capo Marina.

The entrance to Campo Marina in Osoyoos. Photo: Campo Marina

The Campo Marina Café & Restaurant opened in 1994, and for over twenty years has been synonymous for outstanding Italian cuisine in Osoyoos. Conveniently located near several Osoyoos hotels, the Campo Marina provides the wonderful taste of Italy just an evening’s stroll away. With recipes passed down from mother to son, the head chef and owner creates delicious meals that keep locals and visitors coming back for more. Campo Marina matches great food with incredible service and a pleasant atmosphere, making it one to add to your list.

3. Wildfire Grill

If you’re looking for a place to stop for a quick and tasty bite to eat, the Wildfire Grill in downtown Osoyoos is the place for you. Offering American cuisine, the Wildfire Grill pairs delicious food made from fresh ingredients with exquisite local wines. Savour the warm and inviting atmosphere inside the restaurant, or enjoy the beautiful Osoyoos weather as you eat on the patio. The knowledgeable, friendly staff can provide great tips for activities and attractions during your stay, and the quick service makes the Wildfire an excellent choice for lunch or dinner.

4. Diamond Steak & Seafood House

A collection of full wine glasses being clinked together.

Celebrating at Diamond Steak and Seafood House in Osoyoos. Photo:Diamond Steak and Seafood House

The Diamond Steak & Seafood House is located on Main Street in Osoyoos, and offers delicious Greek and Italian food. With a wide variety of menu options, there’s something for everyone, making it a great spot for families. The quality food and service have been bringing people back for almost 40 years. During the summer, make sure to try their sangria made with fresh Okanagan fruit!

5. Convivia Bistro

Convivia Bistro brings French and Italian cuisine to downtown Osoyoos. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Convivia has a variety of tasty dishes that can be enjoyed either in the restaurant, on their gorgeous patio, or along the nearby waterfront if you get your order to go. If you’re craving hearty pastas, flavourful pizzas, or a taste of Quebec with heavenly poutine, Convivia is the place for you. Choose one of their scrumptious desserts, or relax with a rich espresso after spending the day enjoying all that Osoyoos has to offer.

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