Restaurant Spotlight: Black Bear Bar & Grill

Posted by Justin Havre on Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 at 10:17am.

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The downtown hotspot, Black Bear Bar & Grill is a great choice for dinner or just a drink. They offer fresh seafood, fish and many other items for all to enjoy. The restaurant also provides some of the best local wines from wineries in the area. Whether you come for a house-made cocktail, a craft beer or one of the amazing dinners, you should certainly experience the Black Bear Bar & Grill.

The Menu

The menu is full of fresh seafood and provides plenty of natural ingredients all throughout. Some of the favourite choices include:

  • Scallop & Pork Belly
  • Crab & Lobster Cakes
  • Calamari
  • Lobster & Bacon Tacos
  • Akumal Coconut Shrimp
  • 8-Ounce Sirloin
  • Blackened Mahi Mahi
  • Sake-Soy Marinated Sable Fish
  • 12-Ounce New York Strip Loin
  • Seafood Cannelloni
  • And Many More!

There are several great options on the menu and you can even get a gluten-free menu, if you ask your server.


Many come to the Black Bear Bar & Grill specifically for their huge selection of beverages. Form the Okanagan wines to the craft beers, you're sure to find something you can enjoy. Some of the top cocktail choices include:

  • Beary Dark & Stormy
  • Cucumber Gin Fizz
  • Watermelon Refresher
  • Green Mo "Tea" To
  • And More!

They always have some type of seasonal cocktail on the list, along with plenty of house favourites.

The wine list includes plenty of choices from the local area, along with some from California, Argentina, New Zealand and other areas around the world. You can even try one of the craft beers on tap. They provide choices from Vancouver, Kelowna, Seattle and many other areas of the world. Some of the taps even provide seasonal options.

Location and Hours

Black Bear Bar & Grill is found at 1580 Water Street in Kelowna. They are open from 4pm to 11pm, Monday through Thursday, from 4pm to 12am, Friday and Saturday and from 4pm to 10pm on Sunday.

Justin Havre

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