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“Great food and location”
Review of Bonita's Bistro - CLOSED

Bonita's Bistro
Cuisines: Canadian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Awesome new restaurant attached to Bonita's Winery in Summerland.
Reviewed August 9, 2012

It was worth taking a trip to try the food here. It was beautifully presented and tasted amazing. Th elocation is stunning. Bewarned that parties over 6 do cause problems as they caanot seem to work out how to put the tables together without having to move umbrellas. But that was minor proble. Just enjoy.

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Thank pendor109
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Reviewed August 8, 2012

We had a delicious lunch with a fine glass at Bonitas Bistro just north of Summerland. This little miracle of a vineyard grows out of the side of a clay hillside. The buildings and patios are very modern looking and the view is of the sparkling Okanagan Lake. From the patio and restaurant you see out across very green fields and vineyards to the lake and up & down the Okanagan Valley. The lunch menu was expensive but not outrageous with entre & 1 glass of wine being $24.
The meal was delicious and the setting spectacular. Only complaint was the blazing Okanagan sun was almost overwhelming. Thankfully the wine shop is air-conditioned as is the restaurant.

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Thank tooskis
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Reviewed July 30, 2012

After tasting the wines (whites are the best here), we were seated on the bistro patio overlooking the vineyard and Okanagan Lake. Beautiful! We started with two appies; the Avacado Shrimp Bruschetta and the Chili Ribs. The bruschetta was excellent and presented beautifully. We were expecting a bit more zing from the Chili Ribs, but aside from that, they were very good. Some of us had the beet salad with a salmon filet to top it off. Excellent preparation, presentation and taste. I had the open faced salmon sandwich. It was beautifully cooked and placed on a garlic buttered crustini along with mixed greens in a very light and creamy dressing. Stellar! We shared a bottle of Bonitas own Viognier white, which paired with the meal selections wonderfully. For dessert, we shared a gorgeous maple cheese cake with fresh blueberries and a blueberry compote (to die for!), and the warm sticky date pudding with toffee sauce and homemade maple icecream. This was enjoyable, however, the cheesecake was the clear winner! Lattes and coffee to top off the meal. The service was excellently provided by our server, Claire. This level acheived while having to climb the stairs from the patio and up to the kitchen multiple times just for us, let alone the other tables she was serving!

Thank KevinJWebster
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Reviewed July 28, 2012

Went to this bistro for lunch after buying some wine and we were pleasantly suprised, resonably priced and amazing! From the salad to the main course....Excellent.
The view was excellent.
The service was Excellent.
The Chef is top notch.
Go for lunch, its worth it...

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Thank Mike and Anabel S
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Reviewed July 10, 2012 via mobile

We chose to go for supper one Monday evening. The device was attentive the suggestions the waitress made were excellent My husband had a pasta special he said was excellent and he tends to be picky. I took our servers suggestion and has chicken pappendale which was very tasty along with a prawn starter. The viognoir wine paired nicely with both the fish and chicken. I've
Already recommended Bonita's to friends as a nice tasty restaurant with an excellent view

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Thank Bandolie
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