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16 Best Cheap Restaurants in Kelowna 2023 | Dine-in, Cheap Takeout, & Delivery

Kiri Sandana

Kiri is a Sales Consultant and Partner with Vantage West Realty...

Kiri is a Sales Consultant and Partner with Vantage West Realty...

Apr 29 10 minutes read

Looking for cheap eats or cheap takeout 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. Cheap dinner ideas, takeout deals, and more.

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1. Little Hobo Soup & Sandwich Shop

4.9 stars (1,096 reviews)

Little Hobo is a locally-owned diner and sandwich shop located in Downtown Kelowna that’s known for excellent service, affordable prices, hot coffee and well-reviewed comfort food with generous portions. This Mom and Pop eatery is very friendly and family-oriented. Expect homestyle cooking for dine-in or takeout from their convenient Downtown location.

Our Favorite Meals:

  • French Onion Grilled Cheese

  • BLT

  • Veggie Burger

  • Mushroom Swiss Burger


2. Ume Foods Japanese Restaurant

4.8 stars (364 reviews)

Kelowna locals love Ume Foods for their well priced authentic sushi and Japanese dishes. Located near the Landmark buildings in Central Kelowna, this family-run establishment offers dining or takeout with terrific value, service and efficiency. We think Ume offers some of the best cheap eats in Kelowna, BC. They also have a small grocery section with soy sauce, broths, dried seaweed, japanese rice, pocky, and more.

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

3. Fiesta Del Sol

4.8 stars (210 reviews)

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

4. Okanagan Street Food

4.7 stars (235 reviews)

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 with house-made ketchup. You can take home freshly made soups from their "Stock Market" along with their signature asiago-fennel crackers which make for amazing charcuterie and cheese boards. 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


5. Wood Fire Bakery

4.7 stars (882 reviews)

Wood Fire Bakery is a popular Kelowna restaurant serving German-inspired food in big servings with reasonable prices. It can be busy during the lunch hour, but expect fast cafeteria-style service, delicious comfort food, and a family-friendly atmosphere. Wood Fire Bakery is located on Harvey Avenue near Orchard Plaza.

Our Favorite Orders:

  • Roast Beef on Kaiser

  • Spinach and Feta Quiche

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


6. Wasabi Ramen and Izakaya

4.6 stars (692 reviews)

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


7. Mad Mango

4.6 stars (902 reviews)

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


9. Beet’N Boo’s Bistro & Catering

4.6 stars (258 reviews)

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. Dosa Crepe Cafe

4.4 stars (245 reviews)

Dosa Crepe Cafe offers both South Indian dosa (lentil and rice crepes) and sweet French crepes for a cheap meal or dessert. Dosa has 2 locations in Rutland and Downtown Kelowna that offer a variety of Indian dishes that are absolutely delicious including gluten-free and vegan-friendly options.

Our Favorites:

  • Onion Rava Dosa

  • Utthappam

  • Keerai Masala

  • Chicken Dosa Pizza

  • Mango Lassi


11. Latin Fiesta

4.6 stars (1,100 reviews)

Latin Fiesta is a cafeteria-style restaurant serving authentic Latin, Mexican, and El Salvadorian dishes with great value. Enjoy fajitas, tacos, burritos, enchiladas, soups, and platters at Latin Fiesta - located next to Little Caesars in Rutland. There’s even a kids’ menu.

Our Favorites:

  • Fiesta Burrito with seasoned ground beef

  • Enchilada Platter

  • Chile Relleno Platter


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

  • (778) 753-6366

12. Zabb Thai

4.5 stars (551 + 385 reviews)

Visit Zabb Thai in Rutland or the Pandosy Village for delicious and affordable Thai dishes. A popular take-out option, Zabb Thai also offers a classy and flavourful dine-in experience - great for an affordable date night.

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

13. Dakoda’s Pub

4.3 stars (800 reviews)

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


14. Pizza Studio Canada

4.5 stars (247 reviews)

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


15. 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:

 Mediterranean Market - Grab and Go

4.7 stars (475 reviews)

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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