CedarCreek Estate Winery

4.5
246 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Canadian
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  • Good for Birthdays
  • Business Meals

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Our outdoor Pavilion provides breathtaking views of our Estate vineyards, rose garden and the lake. Enjoy a casual lunch showcasing delicious local and seasonal ingredients paired with our iconic wines.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Canadian, Wine Bar
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Hours of Operation
Our outdoor restaurant is now closed for the season. Check back for the completion of our new year round venue in the new year!
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Phone number
(250) 980-4663
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Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Neil Taylor
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
None
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Parking Details
While our new year-round restaurant and wine shop are
under construction, please use the parking lot as indicated by signage upon arrival. Our concierge team will greet you and assist with parking and access.
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Additional
Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wine
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d
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2015
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Fantastic Restaurant, fabulous food, great service, didn't care for the salsa music and closeness to the parking lot.

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WK
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2015
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It just doesn't get any better than this - quaint terrace overlooking the vines and lake, just gorgeous…and fabulous food, pleasant service and nice wine….a vacation at home.

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MG
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2015
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

my husband and I arrived a little early for our reservation. We were invited to enjoy some wine tastings before we were seated.
The wine was terrific! The tasting host was very knowledgable with her explanation of the different wines we tasted.
Then the hostess directed us to our table, the server was there to ask our preference of flat or bubbly water.
We chose our wine selection and first course. Then sat back and enjoyed the amazing view.
Our server was very professional and attentive to our needs.
I ordered the seafood selection and my husband the short rib special. The food was delicious!
We highly recommend this winery.

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LC
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2015
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

We arrived early & were gone before the tables filled but they could not move us out of the weather. That is poor customer service and poor communications! We did not feel like teaching them how to accommodate us & make the seating plan work. We did not linger over our meal because of the wind & the server was distracted --despite being told of gluten allergy he brought out Boulliabase with bread on it -not GF. THE PORTION WAS SKIMPY -once removed shells it was not an entree size and not a generous appetizer either. MY meal was excellent -lamb with salsa verde & crispy polenta fries. Wine pairing were good. Not sure I'd go back. Hubby who has run a successful restaurant was not impressed & he won't go back for sure

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W
Calgary
7 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2015
Overall 4Food 2Service 5Ambience 5

This was the first time we have been to the evening meal at Cedar Creek. We were really disappointed. Veggies were rock hard and meat was not cooked as ordered. We honestly wondered if they had a substitute chef in.
Dessert was wonderful !

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MC
Calgary
45 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2015
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

This restaurant and vineyard state is amazing. The food, ambiance, wine and service.
I am so glad we had the opportunity to visit this fantastic restaurant! Don't miss it!!

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p
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2015
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Our dinner at the Cedar Creek Vineyard was very enjoyable. My only issue was the spinach pasta. I thought it was very little in terms of veggies and the spinach pasta wasn't cooked properly. I think I could have done better, and I'm not a chef!

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C
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2015
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was great as was the view of the lake! Try the Okanagan Shortcake for dessert - amazing! Can't wait to go back.

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d
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2015
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Begin with a complimentary tasty-bit; watermelon drizzled with heritage tomatoe puree. Yum! Excellent Beet Salad! I like that they utilize the local market!

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OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2015
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This is one of the most beautiful spots in Kelowna. The staff have faithfully represented Kelowna and this vineyard for years with brilliant knowledge of wines, the vineyard and the winemakers, as well as the local food. The chef has been brilliant with consistently great fresh dishes and some really exciting twists on the usual. He manages to showcase the wines beautifully and keep locals and tourists happy and satiated. Simplicity is a welcomed sight when the focus is the wine. Equally important when savouring local food! Love it! The staff is amazing! Linda, the Terrace manager is the best brand ambassador the vineyard could have. They are attentive efficient friendly and really make eating at Vineyard Terrace a real pleasure. New owners have a wonderful thing going on here and hopefully they will keep this gem as is!

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L
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2015
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Beautiful spot for lunch on the terrace. Creative, tasty and artistic fare that was very enjoyable - we had the prosciutto salad and roasted chicken sandwich with a 3 oz glass of Riesling, a 3oz glass of Gewurtztraminer and a 3 oz glass of the Rosé - all well received. Our server, Tyler, was pleasant and efficient.
The weather was quite warm and the terrace had limited ability to control the temperature, though there were ceiling fans and the server did offer pull down the shade by our table. Anyone sensitive to this kind of heat will not last long outside on the terrace.
A lovely experience and would recommend to friends.

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c
Edmonton
20 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2015
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service, amazing view, and spectacular food. Our server gave spot-on recommendations for food and wine pairings. Our 2 year old daughter happily ate all of the food that we ordered, too - she even ate half of my halibut dish, devouring the half of my halibut and almost all of my pea coulis and trout roe! We highly recommend this place!

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2015
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Tylar serves at an exceptional level, we couldn't have been more impressed with the convivial natural she presents herself with while looking after us. The quality and creativity of the dishes brought to us were out standing - just a complete senses of euphoria. Look forward to returning.

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M
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2015
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful service, food and wine. A beautiful setting where you can peacefully relax and enjoy the never ending view.

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4
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2015
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food, beautiful view and excellent service! Thank you Tylar, you made our day:)

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HH
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2015
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

We brought our visitors from England to the Vineyard Terrace restaurant for lunch and they were absolutely overawed. Despite having travelled and dined in many places throughout Europe, North America and Africa, they raved that it was probably the most memorable meal they had ever enjoyed. The view was spectacular, the service excellent and the food and wine outstanding.

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PB
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2015
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic lunch. The ambiance is relaxed and peaceful. Friendly, attentive servers who have a good knowledge of the frequently changing menu. The wines are outstanding.

Chef Jeremy has created a wonderfully concise and thoughtful menu. The dishes are fresh, colourful and leave you feeling satisfied without the 'cannonball' effect that too many deep frying loving chefs prefer in this town.

And finally!....... A restaurant that understands the importance of a good espresso to finish off a meal. Nicely done Cedar Creek. Congratulations.

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V
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2015
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

The food is good however based on the restaurant's website and the winery's reputation, expected more for the price. Service was mediocre, the server was absent most of the time we were dining there - even though it was not that busy. For example, my (small) glass of water was only filled once and no one offered more water the next 45 minutes. When the server asked if we were liking the food, sounded more like a script than an honest interest. Didn't feel appreciated as a customer. Would still recommend to friends mainly because it's a beautiful winery, but will make a point to keep expectations "moderate".

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LS
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2014
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My husband and myself had a fabulous Sunday mid afternoon Lunch/Dinner. It was a great place for our anniversary celebration. I had the Pork, great flavours and the veggies were excellent. Lots of food. My husband had the Tuna, such a treat. Great selection of wines. Distance is not far out of Kelowna and easy to find. If you get lost do not give up !! Well worth the drive.

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PB
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2014
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I didn't wanted it to end! Probably the best lunch date I've been on in many years. Perfectly timed, perfect weather, incredible fresh and inventive food, great service, a quick greeting with the chef......we will be back. Cedar creek, thank you.

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V
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2014
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 5

My party and I had a reservation and upon arriving, we learned there was a wine tour about to commence. We were told it was going to be 45 mins long. It went over an hour. I was impressed with them moving it to whatever time we were ready. That's one advantage of going to a small and intimate place. They were very lax and not strict about times and all. Great Platinum Membership benefits. Sign up cos it's free! Picturesque view. It was gorgeous that day and we were lucky cos it was raining the day before. I just wish they had stone-baked pizza on their menu. :-)

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VD
Vancouver
15 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2014
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A neighborhood and Okanagan gem, the scenery is amazing and the wine is hands down of the best in the valley. Our service (Courtney) was friendly, approachable as well as very knowledgeable about the food and the wine, she made the afternoon even a little more fun. We shared so we could try a little more of the menu; our food was superb, corn chowder, salad, charcuterie, chicken main. Seasoned to perfection, local fresh ingredients, what more can you ask for for a Saturday lunch overlooking the stunning valley. Chef Tucker has really raised the bar and we will be back with friends and family as often as possible.

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M
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2014
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Lunch at Cedar Creek Winery made my 1st visit to Kelowna a truly memorable one!!

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B
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2014
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Would go back for sure. Love the wine selection the food was outstanding.

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R
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2014
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great ambience and fantastic views of the vineyards and Lake Okanagan.
Good food and wine.

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CA
Calgary
9 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2014
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

We were surprised that a charcuterie board only came with mustard pea shoots some strange kind of parsnip or celery root and 3 or 4 types of thinly sliced meats. We had to pay $6-7 for an ounce of cheese. No olives, no pickles, no cheeses. Take a look at the charcuterie board that Gray Monk offers as well as Mission Hill. If you had similar offerings on yours, it would be outstanding!

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W
Calgary
7 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2014
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We have been to Cedar Creek many times and as usual they make a meal out very special. The food, the service and ambiance always live up to our expectations. We will certainly be back again.

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d
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2014
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 2

My expectations were large, a vineyard terrace restaurant with an advertized chef. We had just been seated when we began to experience a light rain shower - there is no roof. We had to ask to have one of the umbrellas positioned over our table. The great setting and ambience were marred by the busy parking lot. Half way through the meal a large semi truck backed up the driveway - backup signal, air brakes, diesel smell, blocking half the view. The food was well presented and creative for the most part, but the cheese plate looked like leftovers from a previous diner, toasted remnants of the bread served with the appies with a few crumbs of cheese. Later, as we enjoyed the better view from the pavilion, I thought about what if...

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Y
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2014
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

It was my first time to eat at the cedar creek terrasse. The food was very good, the wine pairing as well.
The scenic view great with the sun as a gift.

I recommend this winery for great moment.

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BB
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2014
Overall 2Food 5Service 5Ambience 2

The food was excellent, but outrageously priced. E.g.: I had a beet & watermelon "salad" that consisted of ~4 small chunks of yellow watermelon--combined they would have made up 1 small, wedge-shaped slice of watermelon at most--& ~5 thin beet slices--totalling about 1/2 a golf-ball sized beet. Worse was that a delivery semi-trailer backed up to the building, beeping loudly, for several minutes, and parked right beside the deck where we were eating--so the top of the truck was about level with the floor of the deck. It idled there for 20 minutes, surrounding us with unpleasant noise and exhaust fumes. This is unacceptable during a $60 pp lunch. The driver should have been asked to turn off the vehicle. Disappointing!

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2014
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Service - Our server was funny, friendly and very welcoming.
Scene - Gorgeous view.
Food - We had the seared tuna, trout, farmers vegetables, kale salad and chocolate mousse for dessert. They were all fresh and tasty with unique flavors.

For the price that you pay, it's very reasonable and worth it!

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CR
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2014
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Awesome food, and we have been to some pretty impressive restaurants over the years. Service was excellent without being overbearing.

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M
Calgary
17 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2014
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 5

We were very pleased with our dishes at lunch but the service started to dwindle near the end. We had to order our coffee and the bill from another server.

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B
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2014
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

We enjoyed our lunch at CedarCreek Estate Winery. All our dishes were well prepared and presented. My only comment, they were a bit on the small side. Ever table has a great view, we should have asked however to have the umbrella raised as it did get quite warm. We appreciated the wait staff for being pleasant and efficient, we were however in close proximity to the kitchen so it got a little hectic, to the point of distracting. Overall, a grreat location to experience fine cuisine and wine in the Okanagan.

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PB
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2014
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I enjoyed a relaxed terrace lunch at Cedar Creek with two out-of-town friends. Outstanding, inventive menu, using only the best local produce. Unlike a previous reviewer, I found that the prices were more than reasonable. Every dish was under $20 which is not the case at other wineries. A lovely kale and cherry salad ($12), followed by a fresh, lively tuna and tabbouleh main course ($19). Washed down with a few glasses of rose.....and I was in heaven. I left feeling completely satisfied. Will most definitely be going back before the summer is out to see what else the chef comes up with.

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D
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2014
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Scenic view of Okanagen Lake. Food and service great.

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V
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2014
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

The restaurant is a bit tight in space. We sit right next to the first corner table coming out from the wine tasting room to the right. The table was positioned in an angle and when server came out from the kitchen it was a bit of potential "collision path" between the server and, my wife. And against the wall, there were empty chairs...so that was tight.

Our server was great, great smile, friendly attitude. We like her. Food is not bad, just a bit to the salty side. The special, Halibut, the price was a bit on the high side, probably due to the fact the price was not mentioned by our waitress. Our friend ordered that and we did not.

The wine tasting area is way too crowded. There are others with better tasting area.

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H
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2014
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 5

The food was beautifully presented and delicious.
However I think the restaurant is for females only as a male could not survive on the very small portions

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LK
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2014
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

It was our first visit to the Vineyard Terrance Restaurant. I like how staff recognized that. We had a lovely table with a beautiful view. The food was great and our server was very knowledgeable. We would definitely visit again.

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b
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2014
Overall 4Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

We went for wine tasting and lunch. The person helping with the wine tasting was very informative. We bought 3 bottles of wine. We then had lunch and it was good but I feel I expected more. We found the menu did not offer what we were looking for. What we did order was very good though especially the side of fresh vegetables. Just thought would be more to choose from.

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