More and more the West Kootenay is becoming a foodie paradise. Twenty years ago, in most small towns a cup of coffee meant one of two things – Would you like regular or decaf? Now, there are several artisanal bean roasters – right here, serving unique, delicious blends. What you may notice as you travel through this area is just how rare the big chain restaurants are. With West Kootenay Dining: the uncommon is what’s common, and you are in for a treat!

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3609 Balfour-Kaslo-Galena Bay Hwy, Ainsworth, BC V0G 1A0, Canada

B's Eatery & Public House
100 Hughes Rd, Castlegar, BC V1N 4M5, Canada

Ladybug Coffee
16915 Pilot Bay Road, Kootenay Bay, BC, Canada

Tonik Distillery
1286 BC-6, Crescent Valley, BC V0G 1H0, Canada

JB’s Restaurant & Pub
4112 BC-31, Ainsworth, BC V0G 1A0, Canada

5655 BC-23, Central Kootenay K, BC V0G 1R0, Canada

1475 Cedar Ave, Trail, BC V1R 4C5, Canada

430 Front St, Kaslo, BC V0G 1M0, Canada

515 Broadway St W, Nakusp, BC V0G 1R0, Canada

Sunnyside Naturals
404 Front St, Kaslo, BC V0G 1M0, Canada

400 Columbia Ave, Castlegar, BC V1N 1G7, Canada

536 Stanley St, Nelson, BC V1L 1N1, Canada

Angry Hen Brewing
343 Front St, Kaslo, BC V0G 1M0, Canada

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Kootenay Dining

Dining in the Kootenay region of British Columbia is a culinary adventure that satisfies both the palate and the soul. With a focus on local, sustainable ingredients and a passion for innovative flavors, Kootenay dining establishments offer a diverse range of culinary experiences that cater to all tastes and preferences.

The region’s fertile lands provide an abundance of fresh produce, which local chefs skillfully incorporate into their dishes. From farm-to-table restaurants to cozy cafes, you’ll find menus featuring seasonal ingredients sourced from nearby farms, ensuring a delectable and environmentally conscious dining experience.

The dining scene in the Kootenays caters to all preferences and dietary needs, with an array of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options available. Many restaurants embrace alternative food lifestyles, ensuring that everyone can savor the flavors of the region.

In addition to its exceptional restaurants, the Kootenay region also hosts farmers’ markets and food festivals throughout the year. These vibrant events showcase the best local produce, artisanal products, and culinary delights, providing an opportunity to sample and purchase ingredients from the region’s talented producers.

To truly immerse yourself in the Kootenay dining experience, venture beyond the urban centers and explore the charming mountain towns and villages that dot the region. Quaint cafes, cozy bakeries, and hidden gems await, offering delightful surprises and authentic flavors.

Whether you’re seeking a romantic dinner for two, a casual brunch with friends, or a quick bite on the go, the Kootenay region’s dining scene has something to offer every discerning food lover. Embark on a culinary journey through the Kootenays and savor the delicious tastes and warm hospitality that define the region’s dining landscape.

More Dining…

  • Fool’s Gold Ice Cream: Website | 250-362-5454

  • Kootenay Rockies West Ale Trail: Website

  • Chez Serge Takeout: Website | 250-777-4016

  • Chopsticks Restaurant: Website | 250-365-5330

  • Cuisine of India Castlegar: Website | 250-365-0999

  • Dairy Queen Castlegar: Website | 250-365-5522

  • Cantina Del Centro: Website | 250-352-3737

  • Empire Coffee: Website | 250-352-7211

  • Hume Hotel & Spa: Website | 1-877-568-0888

  • Louie’s Steakhouse & Lounge: Website | 250-352-5570

  • Main Street Diner: Website | 250-354-4848

  • Rel-ish: Website | 250-352-5232

  • Uptown Tavern: Website | 250-352-2715

  • New Market Foods: Website | 250-358-2270

  • Trail Pastry Shop: Website | 250-364-1013

  • Best Western Plus Trail: Website | 250-368-3355

  • Benedict’s Steakhouse & Tunnel Pub: Website | 250-368-3360

  • Kaslo Golf Club: Website | 250-353-2262

  • Kaslo Treehouse Restaurant: Website | 250-353-2955

  • Amanda’s Restaurant: Website | 250-352-1633

  • Castlegar Golf Club & RV Park: Website | 1-877-352-1750

  • Mama Sita’s Cafe: Website | 250-226-7070

  • Dragonfly Cafe: Website | 250-357-2867

  • Kootenay Lakeview Resort: Website | 1-877-229-4141

  • Torchlight Brewing: Website | 250-352-0094

  • Yum Son Restaurant: Website | 778-463-2234

  • Birchbank Golf Course: Website | 250-693-2366

  • Tandoori Indian Grill: Website | 250-352-5999

  • Canadian 2 for 1 Pizza: Website | 250-354-1999

  • Jackson’s Hole & Grill: Website | 250-354-1919

  • Buddy’s Pizzeria: Website | 250-353-2282

  • Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery: Website | 250-428-8768

  • The Josie Hotel: Website | 250-362-5155

  • Summit Lake Skiing: Website | 250-265-3312

  • Backroads Brewing Company: Website | 778-463-3361

  • Casey’s Community House: Website | 250-428-7474

  • Kokanee Glacier Resort: Website | 2500-825-9421

  • Marzano: Website | 250-352-9205

  • Creston & District Community Complex: Website | 250-428-7127

  • Harold Street Café: Website | 250-355-2663