Coffee Houses

Breakfast Brews: Best Places to Grab Brunch in Kelowna

Krafty Kitchen + Bar

Kelowna's morning scene is full of culinary delights, where the first meal of the day is transformed into an experience worth waking up early for. Let's take you on a journey through the city's most cherished breakfast spots, where the aroma of freshly brewed coffee blends with the allure of innovative breakfast creations. Each cafe brings its unique flair, from quaint diners to trendy eateries, showcasing Kelowna's diverse cafe culture.

Curious Cafe

Curious Cafe is a treat for those who love in the combination of comfort food and coffee or craft beer. The cafe is famed for its wood-fired pizzas, which are delicious at all times of the day. For a more traditional choice, their Eggs Benny features two perfectly poached eggs on a freshly baked English muffin, smothered in whipped hollandaise, accompanied by hash potatoes. Or, try their popular and utterly delicious Breakfast Sandy, filled with bacon, sunny eggs, avocado, and crispy onions. And to wash it all down, a cup of Cafe Latte or Double Espresso from their selection of fine coffees is the perfect complement.

Bohemian Café & Catering Co.

Bohemian Café & Catering Co. is a landmark in Kelowna's culinary landscape, with over 30 years of serving home-cooked meals that resonate with the warmth of family recipes. The cafe's Huevos Rancheros is a must-try – a generous plate of five-bean chili, eggs, and crispy tortilla chips, all topped with cheddar. Another specialty is their Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes, known for their unique texture – crispy on the outside yet soft and chewy inside, served with fresh berries and real maple syrup. Bohemian Café’s commitment to quality extends to their coffee, serving organic, fair-trade Bottomless Coffee that is as straightforward as it is delightful.

Sunny’s – A Modern Diner

At Sunny’s, a modern diner aesthetic meets classic brunch offerings with a playful twist. This all-day breakfast spot has gained fame for its creative and delicious dishes. 'Chicks on a Raft' – a peanut butter toasted French loaf served with scrambled eggs, bacon, and hash browns, challenges traditional flavour combinations, while 'Chicken Meets Waffle' combines crispy chicken thigh waffle sandwich with chili honey aioli, offering a perfect balance of sweet and heat. The Big Dog Hash, featuring braised beef brisket, bison pepperoni, and bacon, is a hearty option for those with a larger appetite.

Diner Deluxe

Diner Deluxe is where Kelowna’s locals go for a dose of nostalgia served alongside their comfort food. Everything here is made from scratch, using local and sustainable ingredients. Their BBQ Pulled Pork Hash and Breakfast Poutine redefine indulgence, with rich flavours and hearty portions. The Stuffed French Toast, served with Canadian Maple Syrup and an innovative apple and bacon stuffing, is another crowd-pleaser. The ambience of Diner Deluxe, relaxed and friendly, makes it a perfect spot for a leisurely morning meal.

Krafty Kitchen + Bar

Krafty Kitchen + Bar's brunch menu offers a variety of creative and indulgent dishes that cater to diverse tastes. Notable items include their unique brunch bowls, such as the "Insane in the Membowl" featuring nat(cho) 'beef', avocado, and corn salsa, and the "Got Chick or Fry Tryin’" with buttermilk fried chicken, blue cheese, hot sauce, and hollandaise​​. For those who enjoy traditional brunch staples with a twist, the "Tupac" Benedict stands out with smoked Kessler ham, sharp Dijon mustard, and hollandaise served on grilled sourdough. Their menu also boasts sweet options like the "Fresh Cakes of Bel Air," which includes two fluffy buttermilk pancakes topped with seasonal compote and whipped crème cheese icing​​. This eclectic menu ensures a satisfying and memorable brunch experience for all patrons.

OEB Breakfast Co.

OEB Breakfast Co., a staple in the Canadian brunch scene, offers a diverse menu that includes signature dishes like the Korean Bulgogi Benny, featuring thin marinated beef slices topped with a classic brown butter hollandaise. Their Canadian Lobster & Shrimp Crêpe and Hog & Scallops Poutine are other menu highlights, showcasing the chain's commitment to quality and taste.

Frankie We Salute You!

Frankie We Salute You! is a celebration of local produce in Kelowna’s prime wine and vegetable region. The restaurant's plant-based menu features the Chorizo Ranchera Bowl, made from scratch with an assortment of grilled corn, potatoes, and roasted beets. Their Smoked Carrot “Lox” on Toast is a vegetarian twist on a classic favourite, offering a unique culinary experience.

The Jammery

The Jammery offers a unique brunch experience in Kelowna. As the world’s first and only jammery, visitors can witness jam production and taste homemade breakfast classics. Their Breakfast Paella, featuring seafood topped with poached eggs, and the Bacon Cheeseburger Benny are standout dishes. For something sweet, the All You Can Eat Waffles with homemade blueberry or 4-berry sauce are a treat not to be missed.

The Train Station Pub

With a history dating back to 1926, The Train Station Pub is a Kelowna favourite for its soulful food and cozy atmosphere. Signature items like the Rooster Booster Breakfast Sandwich, with TSP beer glazed thick-cut bacon, and the Tater Tot Skillet, offer a perfect blend of comfort and innovation. Their Signature Maple Bacon Hashbrowns are a must-try side dish, making The Train Station Pub a delightful stop for a hearty breakfast.

Kelowna's breakfast cafes offer a world of flavours and experiences, each with its unique charm. From classic comfort food to innovative culinary creations, these cafes are about starting your day with a memorable experience. So next time you're in Kelowna, make sure to stop by one of these breakfast brews and immerse yourself in the city's morning cafe culture.