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Gio Bean Espresso

1320 Water Street, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 9P4, Canada (Central City)
+1 250-868-2992
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Ranked #6 of 516 Restaurants in Kelowna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Café
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Neighborhood: Central City
Description: We are open 7 days a week, Monday to Saturday we open at 7.00Am and close at 5.30Pm Sunday we open at 7.30Am and we close at 5.30Pm
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English first
Calgary, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

If you are anywhere near Water Street in Kelowna I recommend Gio Bean Espresso. The Latte's are truly heaven and also quite large. Friendly Husband and Wife Coffee shop where 100% love and care goes into each cup.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If you like coffee, I mean really like coffee, if you understand the difference between coffee and a 'halfcaf-whipped-mocha-greentea-latte-skinny-extra-hot-abomination-of-a-drink' then this is the place for you. Do yourself a favour; get a double shot espresso, a side of cool water, sit down outside and slowly savour the beauty and wonder of a properly pulled coffee - you will not regret... More

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Houston, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Gio Bean has moved down the street closer to the Delta Grand Hotel since I last visited in 2011. The coffee is still the best in Kelowna, the atmosphere always inviting. I only wish I had had enough room to try the gelato now on offer, oh well, maybe next year! Kudos to Giovanni and all the friendly staff.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Gio is a lovely Italian man who brings his love for good coffee and good food to Kelowna. The atmosphere is always upbeat and happy here. The service is exceptional. The espresso is the best in town. The croissants and scones are melt in your mouth fresh. Sometimes I plan my errands around Gio's! I love to sit here and... More

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Langley City, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The coffee, the pastries, and the gelato got us visit this lovely place daily during our one week vacation. The owner definitely shows pride of his Italian roots.

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Vancouver, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

A great cup of coffee served with Italian pride. We enjoyed sitting under the linden trees sipping our coffees, a truly relaxing start to a vacation morning. The baked goods are better than average, I loved the buttery cherry scone and the sandwiches are good for picnics. I strongly recommend Gio's.

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Kelowna, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

This place is okay, and popular with tourists. The coffee is fine, but the food wasn't so good the day we went. The bread was kind of stale, and the fillings nothing to write home about. We were hoping for paninis, but there were just the sandwiches in the fridge. The patio is nice, however. If you are looking for... More

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Santa Monica, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We were told to try a place called Tim Hortins and we ended up getting a good laugh, then the Delta staff recommended Gio Bean and Canada redeemed itself. The owner made the coffee himself and thanked us! What a great start to a great day in Kelowna.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Had a chai latte (not the best i've had) and a cherry scone that was delicious. A good stop to get a snack =)

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Food and coffee are decent but very pricy. Although, they do have the best gelato that's worth the try.

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