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Yamas Restaurant

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1630 Ellis St, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 8L1, Canada
250-763-5823
Today
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 31
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
OPA

Went here for wine and dine 2015. Wow what great food and generous portions too. Place was packed but we made reservations. They make their own deserts too. Would defiantly go back again and again. Love It!!!! 5 STARS!!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
M0rec0ffeeplz
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Kelowna, Canada
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English first
Kelowna, Canada
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Went here for wine and dine 2015. Wow what great food and generous portions too. Place was packed but we made reservations. They make their own deserts too. Would defiantly go back again and again. Love It!!!! 5 STARS!!!!!

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Kelowna, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My family all adults (half seniors) had a birthday celebration at this restaurant on February 5, 2015. All seemed to enjoy their 3 course dinner as part of the OK Wine & Dine event being held. I found my lamb had a somewhat "gamey" taste perhaps due to the amount of fat on it. Otherwise all was excellent. Some said... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nice, traditional Greek family owned restaurant - Great value, pleasant service, tasty food & a very nice lived in ambiance - Its been around for years and there's a reason why - Its really hard to beat up on in any way

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Kelowna, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Everything on the Yama's platter was fresh, and top notch, with authentic Greek flavours, and beautifully presented. The restaurant is much more appealing since it is remodelled in a more neutral color. It is clean, and crisp looking, with comfortable seating. We are always happy when we visit here, but think that last night's dinner was the best yet. I... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We ordered a platter of food for delivery. I explained this was for 6 people and when it was delivered the following happened: 1) It was TINY. Enough for max two people 2) Total costs came to almost $100 so it was astronomically expensive 3) I called to enquire about whether this was a mistake and was pretty much berated... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Yamas is a nice place with great service and hot fresh food. I had the Chicken souvlaki with potatoes and greek salad (hold the rice). The flavours were really good and there was a generous amount of feta and olives on the salad. My husband had the Greek ribs and there was a generous portion of ribs (although he said... More 

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Calgary
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

We went to Yamas on a Tuesday night and a few tables were occupied, along with a very large and rowdy university party. The service was pleasant and the food good. We had souvlakis and salmon- that not being an expected entree but delicious otherwise. Would recommend for people looking for a traditional Greek meal....we were full afterwards, which is... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Years after having given up on Yamas for the, then, unsatisfactory quality of the overall experience, we (mature couple) decided to chance another visit to see if it had changed for the better. Indeed, the experience was quite pleasant. The food was very good, the server outstanding in ensuring that one of our meals was completely free of canola oil... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Although not a new restaurant for us, this Greek restaurant remains consistent with good food, great service complete with belly dancer. My friend and I shared an Appie platter, added the fantastic Greek ribs and Greek salad. Very satisfying. This is a large restaurant styled to make you feel like you are in an eating place in its home country.... More 

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West Kelowna, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Delicious greek food. Great service. Loved the potatoes and the beef souvlaki. A great way to enjoy a delicious greek meal downtown kelowna

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1630 Ellis St, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 8L1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Kelowna>  > Central City
  • Neighborhood: Central City
  • Phone Number: 250-763-5823

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?