BLOCK ONE Restaurant at 50th Parallel Winery

4.7
1408 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Winery
The name BLOCK ONE
represents the first vineyard planted in 2009 and is very special to
Proprietors Sheri-Lee and Curtis. “It taught us to be farmers; to be
ONE with the land. There are things we will never experience again.
That vineyard block represents the past – the starting point, getting our
hands dirty, all the ‘firsts’ of our business”. BLOCK ONE also
represents the future as this vineyard block now produces some of the
estate’s finest fruit for our international award-winning wines. Guests
will be amazed by the seating area for the outdoor portion of the
restaurant. You are covered by an engineering wonder above in a one-of-
a-kind cantilever that is already drawing attention in the worlds
architectural community. The year-round restaurant moves to an
equally impressive indoor space during inclement days and in the
winter months.

Please note that our one pet-friendly table is not available at this time. We do have a space to put your pooch outside of the restaurant floor!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
What 1408 people are saying
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Matt
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, incredible wine, fantastic service, each and every time!

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Mark
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have now been to 50th Parallel on a number of occasions over the past few months and on every occasion, we have been impressed with the food and service.
The staff have always been friendly and attentive, the meal has been amazing.
We have been so impressed; we have made a habit of returning to work our way through the menu and try each item. We have yet to find a something we didn’t like.
We have been to many restaurants in the Okanagan Valley, (and elsewhere), it would be very difficult to find a nicer meal than we have had at the 50th Parallel.

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Josiah
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for a date night. Loved the food and the service!

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DwayneB
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

We arrived at 3pm which probably accounted for the limited menu.

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DennisD
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

our family really enjoyed 50th parallel, the service and food were great.

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CarlaDawes
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had lunch for a friend's birthday and it was a fabulous experience — the food was absolutely divine, the view is spectacular, and the environment is beautiful. Would absolutely recommend and will absolutely go again!!!

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Oyama
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner was amazing! Date night ♥️ Such beautiful ambience.

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vipStephenS
Vancouver
13 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food as always. Their mushroom toast is excellent.

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LindsayM
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience4

The food was amazing but the service was not so good... our server spilled the wine on the very first pour... never came back to clean it up and dripped with every subsequent pour. For a winery restaurant the staff should know how to pour wine.
That being said the food was amazing and the view and ambiance was stellar so we will be back!

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JoanneR
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The experience was wonderful and the food was fantastic!! Great quality. Definitely worth the drive and the price. I highly recommend it.

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Marh
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Without exception 50thParallel delivers hospitality along with tasty wines and fine dining. Where do the managers find these exceptional servers? Is it the training, the hiring, something in the water/soil? Thank you for a fun memory-making experience!

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DawnH
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Jamie was our server this time and she was fabulous. Her service was amazing, and she took care of all of our needs. The food is always delicious…. We will be back again soon, and hopefully Jamie will be our server again.

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RutheP
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great afternoon celebrating. Food was fantastic, service excellent, ambiance lively and comfortable. Highly recommend.

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Lais
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was celebrating my birthday and love it the ambiance. Great place! Will definitely come back!

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IngridW
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service, beautiful atmosphere, delicious food! Will definitely be back!

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DIANEB
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Limited menu but we had the salad and the sourdough bread-excellent!

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TNTKELOWNA
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Duck Wings 🦆 🤤 red wine great service. Highly recommend

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MelanieP
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service, food, wine and ambiance was all five star. Highly recommend Block One. I can’t wait to go back!

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vipCraigE
Vancouver
18 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We went to celebrate my wife's birthday and the menu was a little small in terms of selection which are getting used to with COVID and restaurants adjusting. The service was outstanding and our server was attentive without being intrusive and made great good recommendations on both wine and entrees. The food (Arctic char and lamb) was well prepared, portions were reasonable, however we are still adjusting to the new price points brought on by COVID as well. Overall an enjoyable evening in a wonderful setting.

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DominikaJ
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant. Amazing wine!!! Excellent service.

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Jenny was great as usual

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JaniceL
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, and a great view. Highly recommended!

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RogerH
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always fantastic food & great experience. Sam is an exceptional waitress

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Mark
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The food was amazing.
The service was also excellent. Five stars all the way.
I would highly recommend Block One Restaurant.

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MargaretS
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Service was excellent. I had a gift card that needed to be picked up. I sent an email asking what I needed to do and received a prompt response telling me exactly what I needed to do. From the moment we arrived to when we left we felt very welcome. When I used the gift card to pay, I messed things up. Our server and the young man at the Bar worked together and solved my mistake and made me feel as if it was absolutely no problem at all. Thank you for a great experience.

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KatieO
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Phenomenal experience and food! Highly recommend.
We were here on our honeymoon and our lovey server Heather brought us a glass of their sparkling wine. Just perfect! Thank you!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely incredible meal, with outstanding service.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Calgary
7 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful Restaurant, Amazing Ambiance and Food. Excellent Service

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vipTrevorR
Hawaii
23 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had an excellent lunch in a terrific setting!
What an amazing view! Thank you Sam for the awesome service

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RobertB
Naples
7 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Very nice venue. Interesting menu and very good food. Service very rushed. Rushed to order - which we did, mistakenly. Even after starting with a salad, our main dihes were served about 35 minutes after our arrival. Accordingly, this was not a relaxed or optimally enjoyed dining experience.

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Penny
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The food was very good …the mains of Monkfish, Arctic Char and Lamb sirloin were delicious and the Truffle fries and Scallops were super but didn’t rate 5 stars because there were a couple of misses. The crab cakes were too soft/mushy with no crispy outside… and the banana chocolate dessert was uninspiring with a bottom crust layer that you couldn’t cut with a fork and barely with a knife.
The girl who served us was lovely!

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ShannonJ
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Arctic char was amazing and the ribeye delightful as well.

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MarshaB
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a lovely lunch at BLOCK ONE and will come again.

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RutheP
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Block One is a very special place to enjoy a meal. The setting is spectacular and the ambiance and decor is very bold and visionary! The food is always so tasty and we love the wide selection of foods which include comfort foods to delectable specialties! Always a delight of the senses. Thanks Block One a5 the 50th Parallel. 👍🏻🇨🇦🍾 Recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was excellent I
They accommodated our request for a different table quickly and smoothly
Our meals were amazing as usual.
other than some very woody vegetables that couldn’t be eaten.
We will be back

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AmanA
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place! Excellent service and food. Please bring back the cheesecake 😊

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BeverlyG
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Love the food, our server was a PRO, not intrusive at all, altho i prefer the actual inside restaurant, this was perfect for an early dinner!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely afternoon with wine tasting and lunch. Would highly recommend.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Fantastic wine and food was outstanding
Bit of a wait for the food
Server was spectacular

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Perf
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappoints. Our server Jenny is as amazing as the food. Cocktails, appetizers, mains and dessert - all of the picture perfect - complex flavors, but not stuffy or braggy. They hit just the right note.

FAQs

BLOCK ONE Restaurant at 50th Parallel Winery offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (250) 766-3408 ext. 1.

BLOCK ONE Restaurant at 50th Parallel Winery is rated 4.7 stars by 1408 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.