Best Places in Kelowna for a Working Lunch
Connect and collaborate over fresh local fare at these top Kelowna lunch spots.
Downtown Kelowna is quickly evolving into a vibrant dining destination with an eclectic mix of cuisines to suit all palates. Professionals have a plethora of lunchtime eateries to choose from—perfect to discuss your next big project. In fact, around Bernard Block alone there are over 70 restaurants that share sidewalk space with on-trend cafes and bars These are some of the best working lunch spots in Kelowna.
1. Flask Social House– 4-minute walk
1405 St Paul St #101, Kelowna, BC
Boasting easy-going vibes with a mix of healthy and indulgent menu options, Flask Social House is a great spot to catch up with a colleague or clear out your inbox over lunch. Start with an appetizer like the spinach and onion dip or deep-fried pickles, then move to heartier items like the signature Flask burger, chicken and chickpea power bowl, or Greek flatbread.
2. El Taquero – 3-minute walk
1443 Ellis St., Kelowna, BC
Craving Mexican for lunch? El Taquero has you covered. Owner Izzy is from Mexico City, so you can expect authentic flavours and cooking techniques. The menu is inspired by Mexico City’s street-side taco stands, so you’ll find soft corn tortillas generously filled with hand-shredded beef, juicy pork confit, and spicy chipotle chicken, as well as traditional Mexican salads, enchiladas, and burritos.
3. Mad Mango Cafe – 1-minute walk
551 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, BC
Mad Mango is a family-owned restaurant serving, Asian-fusion dishes, sandwiches, and all-day American breakfast. This local restaurant has been dedicated to providing fresh and tasty meals since 2004. Grab a seat inside or out and enjoy delicious lunch meals such as chicken pho, laksa soup, or a vegetarian sandwich.
4. The Bohemian Cafe – 1-minute walk
524 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, BC
Nearly everything at the Bohemian Cafe is made in house, from the bacon and sausage to the bread and jams. In addition, the talented culinary team aim to use only locally sourced ingredients that are sustainably produced whenever possible. Lunch options include loaded sandwiches like the chicken clubhouse and banh mi, as well as hot soups and rice bowls.
5. Momo Sushi– 3-minute walk
377 Bernard Avenue Kelowna, BC
Momos is a popular Japanese lunchtime spot offering up ridiculously fresh seafood artfully prepared in a chic space. Options include fresh sashimi platters, colourful maki rolls, and hearty donburi bowls. If you want a variety of dishes and flavours, try one of the lunchtime special bento boxes filled with your choice of sushi, tempura, teriyaki, gyoza, or vegetarian creations.
6. Dosa– 1-minute walk
523 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, BC
Located in the heart of Kelowna’s cultural district just steps from The Block, Dosa Cafe is Kelowna’s newest South Indian Cuisine restaurant. Dosa offers authentic Indian cuisine with fresh ingredients and delicious Crepes for those with a sweet tooth. Sit out on the Patio or find a seat inside, Dosa has something for everyone with vegan and gluten-free options.