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The Sonora Room

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500 Burrowing Owl Pl | Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, Oliver, British Columbia V0H 1T1, Canada (Black Sage Road)
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Oliver, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place it's special if you like to dinne whit a good bottle of wine. It has an exclusive wine list and it's changed regularly to include a selection of Burrowing Owl library wines that are no longer publicly available for sale.Nice premium Okanagan wines chosen to complement the menu. Very good lunch and also a beautiful dinner

Thank pandecostarica
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a classy restaurant with a great room, interesting artwork, and excellent service. The location in the vineyards at Burrowing Owl Winery is unique and gorgeous. If you are in the area don't miss it.

Thank jeremy b
St. John's, NL, Canada
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad we were able to get a last minute reservation for lunch. Our food, service and surroundings were fantastic. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank vmcrane
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my son his girlfriend and my husband to Burrowing Owl for my sons birthday lunch. We dined on duck and chicken dishes They were fantastic

Thank Dorri W
Prince George, Canada
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299 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From our vantage, we could see the giant pool of the attached villa, making us curious how timid the residents would be knowing half a restaurant could watch them. It was empty this afternoon, and we noticed the adorable owl mural at the bottom of the pool. I’m honestly surprised no one was swimming given it was over 30 degrees... More 

Thank PrinceGastronome
Penticton, Canada
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love their lunch selections and matching wines overlooking the lower Okanagan Valley. Very friendly professional staff. Food is great and good value for the buck.

Thank travelbeat1955
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and wine pairings were well planned and thought out, and the staff that executed the event were professional and service focused. The quality of Burrowing Owl wines have declined in recent years and when combined with food that was not quite on the mark, it was disappointing. Both hot courses (consume and venison), were served cold, so it... More 

Thank donnaandmike
Vernon, Canada
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63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting. Lovely atmosphere. Friendly service. And most importantly, excellent food! Wonderful way to celebrate a special occasion :)

Thank Jay G
Aldergrove, Canada
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended here by a wine tour company, and it didn't disappoint - excellent food! I really appreciated that wines were paired with each menu item to make it easier to pick, and also that they carried local spirits and brews, to give the palate a few options :-)

Thank Slick2121
Parksville, Canada
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67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very special room and patio , next to the tasting room . Taste first , then dine . The food is wonderful . The selection is limited , but that means that what they offer is well done . The service and ambience are pleasant .

Thank Vanc0uverIslanders

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Burrowing Owl Pl | Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, Oliver, British Columbia V0H 1T1, Canada
    (Black Sage Road)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Oliver
  • Phone Number: 250.498.0620
The South Okanagan has gained a well deserved reputation as a desirable destination for tourists seeking an agricultural and culinary experience. The Sonora Room at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery features prominently in this regard with its epicurean excellence, superb service, relaxed style and scenic splendour. The restaurant overlooks 146 acres of picturesque vineyard from the patio or inside the warm and inviting dining room. The philosophy of the talented culinary team is to embrace the opportunity to showcase many of the South Okanagan’s local producers. Dishes are created that utilize an array of local organic produce, seasonal fruits and artisan cheeses, and pair perfectly with Burrowing Owl's award winning wines. The exclusive wine list includes a selection of Burrowing Owl's current vintages, and library wines that are no longer publicly available for sale. Creative cuisine, impeccable service and a beautiful venue highlight the great agricultural diversity of the region.

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