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Minstrel Cafe and Pub

4638 Lakeshore Rd., Kelowna, British Columbia V1W 1X5, Canada
250.764.2301
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Ranked #202 of 516 Restaurants in Kelowna
Price range: $0 - $27
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Calgary, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The owner of this place is very crooked and apparently has no concept of what reviews are doing to this place. The dining was horrible and the chef made excuses, laughed at us and charged us anyways for food that I wouldn't feed my dog. Beware!! The only place I've ever been where water and a lime or lemon wedge... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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121 reviews 121 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We stopped by before a concert at cedar creek. What a great location. I had the baby back ribs. Yummy. The tree in the patio is enormous and must be hundreds of years old. Worth it to just check out. We were leaving and they had a band setting up for some live music. Too bad we couldn't stay.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

A sad experience indeed for a place that used to be amazing. This time around was extremely disappointing. I see I'm not the only one to observe that it's heading downhill either. 1st of all I rarely send food back and can't actually remember the last time I did. My girlfriend and I ordered steak. Both of ours were difficult... More

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Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

What an enchanting spot. Only a 20 minute walk from our bed and breakfast we were able to enjoy a Saturday night out with a couple pitchers (yes pitchers) of amazing sangria. Make sure you check out their entertainment schedule and make reservations as this place fills up fast. There is a $5 entertainment charge per person that is tacked... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We usually eat here a few times each summer. Quality of food and service gets worse each time. Good Value.. Not any more. Food tasted like it had been frozen and reheated. Only the chicken tacos tasted freshly made. Pasta and paella just like mush. Seafood rubbery. Coffee served cold. Service was slow and unorganized.

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Edmonton, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Lovely borscht and Wayne Gretzky Pinot Grigio yummy. Prices a bit high. Breaded oysters were interesting but over breaded. One of our party really did not like her minstrel burger and was told by waiter that because it was due to her personal preference, there was nothing he could do??? Party of 11 bachelorette lunch and there's nothing you can... More

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12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Food was okay, service was great....however the $5/person cover charge since we stayed after 8 was a bit of overkill after having a $300 bill for food and wine.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were visiting Kelowna Mountain and stopped at the first place we saw coming back into the city. We sat out on the patio. It was busy but not amazingly so. We waited for about eight minutes for someone to come over and take our drink order. My husband got some ribs. I got chicken tacos. For the price, we... More

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

Our family loves this restaurant. We come here regularly to celebrate birthdays in our family, to treat out-of-town guests, and to just enjoy the excellent food and warm atmosphere. The owner, Clare, does an excellent job of bringing quality musicians into his establishment. The regular menu is excellent, as are the feature specials. The gourmet burger is hands down the... More

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Kelowna, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I live in the area and like it for the atmosphere and the playground in the back. The food is ok, and i've had poor service only once. At first i thought the owner was just a little socially awkward. But I was wrong- he is a total jerk. I can not understate this. I feel sorry for his poor... More

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