Lakeside Dining Room - Hotel Eldorado
The setting is beautiful with the lake in the background. The dining area was quiet and relaxing. The service was unbelievable... the server (Heather) was knowledgeable and friendly.
It was a lovely way to spend Valentines! We had a reservation for 7:30 but my husbands plan arrived late. The ladies at the front desk where so amazing and made it work for us even though we were late. The dinner was spectacular!
As noted, overall we were very pleased. We had enjoyed dining there previously with out of town friends and they too rated overall as excellent. Suggestion for what it is worth. I had the Fish & Chips (single) and felt the serving was far too much. Fries took up 3/4 of the plate, and while this is only a potato it is a shame that soo much goes to waste over the period of a year. Perhaps a few less fries, and less going into the land fill, otherwise keep doing what you are doing, including keeping the most pleasant serving staff.
Our server Jared was great! Attentive but but not intrusive. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. The food was good, not great. Nice quiet atmosphere but not stuffy quiet.
My husband and I had our anniversary dinner here. Our server, Vincent, was friendly and knowledgable and made our evening feel quite special! The food was delicious and though the prices are on the higher side, it’s totally worth it for the quality of the meal. Overall a great experience!
Upscale dining is rarely in our budget, but my husband and I received a gift card for Christmas, so off we went! It was Jan 2, so the dining room was empty, and we had the full attention of our server, who told us the history of the hotel. Although most of the original structure has been replaced, it retains an air of 1930s elegance, and many vintage photos are displayed. Prices were high, but the food was delicious and portion sizes were satisfying. I was impressed by the way our wine was poured: with a formal introduction and a flourish! It was a special experience.
For $89 on New Year's Eve, price didn't reflect well with our meals. Portions were just ok. Everything was luke warm including the consomme that was added from a tea pot right at the table so it should've been hot. My Beef Tenderloin was inconsistent with the doneness. It went from medium rare to blue rare and again luke warm. I had ordered it medium rare. My girlfriend's breast of duck was greasy and tough. It was my fault for not asking the price of the Sunday Brunch but $94 for 2 people is way to expensive. It would've been included with our New Years Eve package but the sales department hadn't had it organized till after the 1st of December. Were expecting the same amazing Singer/DJ as last year but unfortunately it was a regular DJ and again the $50 per person did not warrant it. On the great part, all staff were very friendly and the Beds and Pillows are to die for! Unfortunately, we will be looking for a different venue next New Years.
I have two complaints;
I booked on line. At that time, there was a link to the Menu. I checked it and it was the standard menu. Somewhat expensive but OK for New Year's Eve. A day or two before our dinner, I received an email reminder, again with a link to the Menu. I checked it and it was the same as previous. Upon arrival, we were presented with the New Year's Eve special menu which provided limited choices for a three course dinner at a cost of $89.00 plus plus per person. Considerably more than we had planned to spend. I asked for the standard menu and was told it was not available.
The food was pretty much a bust. The appetizer was lousy, the main course was so-so (we had beef tenderloin. My wife's was good, mine was full of gristle), the desert was excellent. The service was excellent. Noise level was high. The price of wine was out of this world.
One of the most beautiful and cozy restaurants in Kelowna, with great quality food and amazing service!
The food was delicious and our server Vincent was excellent! Just found it a bit expensive but we were there for our anniversary so we splurged ❤️
Way over-priced. A skimpy Caesar salad was $16.00 when it should have been $9.00. The vegetarian option on the menu was quite poor in taste.
We enjoyed our evening immensely
Thank you kindly
Very clean and comfortable. Location was excellent. Good options in the menu but prices are high even for a fine dining restaurant, flavour and presentations were standard for most restaurants, it was nothing really amazing, just good. Sub par service for a fine dining restaurant. We ordered wine, and the supervisor/manager poured the glass without a wine description. Our server was not attentive.
Saturday night dinner out. Had the Lamb Sirloin with a glass of Oculus and my wife chose the Rossini (beef tenderloin topped with Foie Gras) and paired it with a glass of Note Bene. This truly was a meal to remember, love the fact that you can have a glass of high caliber wine without having to buy the bottle. The restaurant and lounge have a really relaxing atmosphere, cool, laid back and sophisticated. Love the place, never disappoints.
Lovely meal, the chefs take on surf and turf was awesome. Treated very well by our server. Great place to celebrate an anniversary.
Nice atmosphere, friendly service and decent food but overpriced. The butternut squash soup and pumpkin cheesecake were delicious. It’s a good place for special occasions, but there are better value options in the city
Outstanding meal all around. Service, food, atmosphere, music all combined created an unbelievable dinner with friends and colleges. Okanagan wine selection is outstanding. Will definitely return again and again.
Elegant but relaxed . Value for money . Book early .
Fabulous evening with friends. Great food, attentive waiter, wonderful view and we could hear each other talk!! Perfect.
As always the Eldorado is in a perfect location with excellent food and service. The noise level in the dining room was unbearable. Two larger tables were in full swing competing with each other to be heard. With the patio doors closed it was impossible to have a romantic date with my wife.
Always a lovely spot to have a meal. Our server, Jennifer, was knowledgeable, attentive and very personable. The El Dorado location provides guests with a million dollar view, no wonder it has been around so long.
It was my birthday and they never made mention of the occasion once.
The food was very poor quality meat cuts that you would not even be expected at a cheap steakhouse!!!!
Experience was unacceptable for the price of the restaurant food. Seemed liked they figured the view would take care of everything:(
Dinning area with lots of character providing a view of the lake and marina that created the perfect ambiance for our occasion. Knowledgeable server that guided us to our best meal of our sejour in Kelowna .
Booked for dinner to celebrate 47th Wedding Anniversary. Ordered a virgin Pina Colada, and bar didn't have coconut milk. If customers were important, someone could go to store and purchase. Our server was very good, but he got little support. The wrong meal was delivered to our table. Had to wait for my meal to be prepared. A bit later, saw the meal delivered to a neighbor table, Not much class.
Dining right on the lake! Excellent food and service. Wear big spray if dining at night as the mosquitos are hungry! Double edged sword of waterfront dining.
Will return on next trip to Kelowna.
Outstanding service in every way. Exceptional food. The most beautiful Okanagan setting possible. Highly recommend!!!
Lovely setting and food nice :)
Living in Kelowna I have always loved the Eldorado for brunch or nice dinner on the lake, However we were not impressed with the menu selection. 4 of us and we ordered the charcuterie, cheese board, Tuna, Calamari and 2 flatbread. Calamari and Tuna were great the rest of the items mediocre in taste and over priced
the menu was different then what is shown on open table and $2 more per item as well. service for beverages were slow but overall service was great. always enjoy the nice view though. Hope the menu selection improves.
Lovely setting, right alongside lake. Food and service were very good. Wish breakfast was served late on Saturday.
Ambience and service were good. Menu is limited and relatively expensive.
The appetizer and dessert we shared were amazing - a wonderful way to start and end the dinner. The main entrée was also delicious but it was the scallops at the start and the green tea cheesecake at the end that we were still talking about the next day.
Vince supreme Service!!
My husband & I were there for an anniversary dinner and enjoyed it very much!
From the view, to the service, to the food - everything was outstanding!
Thanks for a lovely time
Interesting menu, very good food, excellent waiter and service staff and a nice view.
But it was noisy, too noisy for a conversation.
Would return in the summer when outdoor seating is available, might be quieter?
Outstanding and a bit pricey. Vincent was an excellent server.
Great evening.. attentive server.
The Sunday brunch offers a wide variety of fresh and sumptuous choices. The view of the lake is always enjoyable
So amazing. Great server and amazing food!