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15 Best Cheap Restaurants in Kelowna 2022 | Dine-in, Takeout, & Delivery

Jessie Rivest

Jessie started as our Marketing & Listings Coordinator in 2019...

Jessie started as our Marketing & Listings Coordinator in 2019...

Apr 29 8 minutes read

Looking for cheap eats in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada? Don't want to break your bank to eat out?

This article shows you 15 cheap restaurants in Kelowna, with affordable main-dish items for under $15 - some with affordable vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.

Best Cheap Eats in Kelowna, BC | 15 Places to Eat in Kelowna Under $15

1. Ume Foods Japanese Restaurant

Ume Foods is an authentic sushi and Japanese restaurant located in Central Kelowna that’s known for some of the best cheap eats in town. If you work near Landmark, Ume Sushi is an affordable place for dining in or takeout.

Our Favorite Dishes:

  • Agedashi Tofu

  • Ume House Roll

  • Megalodon Bowl

  • Tempura Deluxe Bento Box


  • Open Monday to Saturday from 11:30am - 2:30pm and 4:30pm - 8:00pm

  • 8-1470 Harvey Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9K8


  • (778) 484-7566

2. Wasabi Ramen and Izakaya

Wasabi Ramen is an authentic Japanese restaurant serving freshly-made ramen noodle bowls and Japanese bites from their downtown location on Pandosy Ave. Wasabi is local owned and the best place in Kelowna for a fresh ramen meal. In Japanese, the word “Izakaya” literally means, “a place to stay and drink,” and usually involves sharing small bites of food - sort of like tapas.

Our Favorites:

  • Ramen noodle bowl

  • Chicken Karaage

  • Edamame

  • Spicy Tofu


3. Okanagan Street Food

Okanagan Street Food is a popular restaurant in the industrial sector of The City of Kelowna’s North End serving burgers, sandwiches, salads, and seriously generous portions of Canadian french fries. Okanagan Street Food is open for breakfast and lunch - grab and go or dine in.

Our Favorites:

  • Huevos Rancheros

  • Short Rib Sandwich

  • Seared Fish Taco

  • Baked Mac and Cheese


4. Little Hobo Soup & Sandwich Shop

Little Hobo is a locally-owned diner and sandwich shop located in Downtown Kelowna that’s known for excellent service, affordable prices, and well-reviewed comfort food. Little Hobo is open for takeout, sit-down - and they’re very family friendly.

Our Favorite Meals:

  • French Onion Grilled Cheese

  • BLT

  • Veggie Burger

  • Mushroom Swiss Burger


5. Wood Fire Bakery

Wood Fire Bakery is a popular European restaurant with big portions and reasonable prices on Harvey Avenue in Kelowna near Orchard Plaza. Wood Fire offers quality comfort food, great service, and fair prices - it’s also a fine place to bring your kids. This place gets really busy at lunch, so time your visit accordingly.

Our Favorite Orders:

  • Roast Beef on Kaiser

  • Spinach and Feta Quiche

  • Soup and Sandwich (cordon bleu sandwich, clam chowder)


6. Mad Mango

Mad Mango is a very popular Asian restaurant located in Downtown Kelowna on Bernard Ave who is famous for their Laksa soup, roti, and curry rice bowls. They also serve classic breakfast dishes, making it a great spot for a brunch or early breakfast.

Our Favorites:

  • Wonton Soup

  • Laksa Soup

  • Vegetable Pho

  • Curry Prawn Rice


7. Fiesta Del Sol

Fiesta Del Sol is a Mexican and Salvadorian restaurant serving burritos, enchiladas, tacos, and tamales from their ground-floor location in the Landmark 1 building. The ladies at Fiesta Del Sol serve you with a smile and are truly passionate about Salvadorian cuisine.

Our Favorites:

  • Soft Taco Platter

  • Chiquita Quesadilla

  • Mexican Tomales

  • Fiesta Nachos


  • 1726 Dolphin Ave #104, Kelowna, BC V1Y 7W6

  • (778) 484-5551

8. Dosa Crepe Cafe

Dosa Crepe Cafe is a South Indian restaurant serving dosa (lentil & rice crepes), soups, and authentic Indian dessert bites. Dosa has two locations in Rutland and Downtown Kelowna, and is suitable for vegetarians or vegans.

Our Favorites:

  • Onion Rava Dosa

  • Utthappam

  • Keerai Masala

  • Chicken Dosa Pizza

  • Mango Lassi


9. Beet’N Boo’s Bistro & Catering

Beet’N Boo’s Bistro is a locally-owned restaurant serving cheap comfort food meals with large portion sizes for breakfast and lunch. Beet N Boos features 3 daily soups, a broad menu, and delicious home baked cookies.

Beet N Boos supports Meals on Wheels, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of senior citizens by delivering home-cooked meals right to their doorsteps.

Our Favorites:

  • Thai soup and sandwich

  • Bacon Mushroom Cheddar Burger

  • Chicken Caesar Salad

  • Veggie Bowl


10. Zabb Thai

Zabb Thai is a busy, friendly, and delicious Kelowna Thai Restaurant with 2 locations: Rutland and Pandosy Village. If you need an affordable yet classy place to take a date, Zabb is a great option.

Our Favorites:

  • Pad Thai with Shrimp

  • Tom Yum Shrimp

  • Beef Peanut Sauce

  • Panang Curry



  • 3005 Pandosy St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1W2 | (778) 484-3988

  • 150 Hollywood Rd S, Kelowna, BC V1X 3S9 | (778) 484-3188

12. Latin Fiesta

Latin Fiesta is a cafeteria style restaurant serving authentic Mexican dishes like fajitas, burritos, and enchiladas that’s located next to Little Caesars in Rutland.

Our Favorites:

  • Fiesta Burrito

  • Enchilada Platter

  • Chile Relleno Platter


  • 400B Highway 33 West, Kelowna, BC V1X 1Y1

  • (778) 753-6366

13. Dakoda’s Pub

Dakoda’s Pub is a sports bar and grill that’s located behind Global Fitness in Kelowna’s Landmark district with a wide selection of burgers, sandwiches, and pub meals around $15. Dakoda’s has dozens of TV screens to watch the latest game, hosts poker nights, and has a popular comedy club at the back of the pub.

Our Favorites:

  • Beef Dip

  • Dakoda Burger

  • Pulled Pork Poutine

  • Fish and Chips


13. Pizza Studio Canada

Pizza Studio Canada is a franchise pizza business that makes fully-customizable pizzas. Pick your dough, sauce, toppings, and cheese, or select one of their masterpiece creations. If you’re a gluten free diner, try out their cauliflower pizza dough.

Our Favorites:

  • Truffled Mushroom

  • Buffalo Chicken

  • Skinny Greek


14. The Little Tokyo Ramen Trailer

Little Tokyo Ramen is a busy food truck serving hand-made ramen noodles at Barn Owl Brewing on weekends (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11:30am until 2:30pm - or untill they sell out of noodles). Little Tokyo is earning a reputation for authentic, delicious meals and a variety of ramen flavors made with broth from scratch - including a great vegetarian option. Due to their growing popularity, we recommend showing up earlier to skip the wait time and parking lot traffic. 

Our Favorites:

  • White Miso Ramen

  • Spicy Red Miso Ramen

  • Vegetarian Yantan Men

  • Chashu Men


Barn Owl Brewing: 

4629 Lakeshore Rd #102, Kelowna, BC

(778) 760-9349

Little Tokyo Ramen Facebook:

15. Mediterranean Market - Grab and Go

The Mediterranean Market is a European grocery store and deli with excellent submarine sandwiches for grab and go orders from $8. You can customize your own sandwich creation at the deli, or pick from one of their freshly made subs. Mediterranean is centrally located on Gordon Ave.

Our Favorites:

  • Spicy Sub

  • Custom made sandwiches

  • European chocolates and sweets


Looking for a tasty meal that’s a bit fancier? Check out our guide to fine dining in Kelowna.

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