Satisfy Your Cravings
You can tell a lot about a place’s culture by looking at its cuisine and culinary practices. This stands true for the Similkameen. Our region’s rugged, rustic, and homely characteristics are mirrored through the Similkameen’s food scene. Everything served to you in the Similkameen is real and cultivated with passion. Brilliant culinary minds have migrated to the Valley through the years, and we expect them to keep coming. Unique, family-run eateries that source fresh Similkameen ingredients are born from these passionate people. Expect home-style cafes, farm-to-table restaurants, and traditional bakeries and pubs. There are plenty of places here to satisfy any food cravings you may have, and more than a few that will help you discover new cravings altogether. Get ready for authentic Similkameen flavour.
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In the Cawston area experience Row 14, a unique field to fork casual fine dining restaurant or hit the patio at the restaurant at Crowsnest Vineyards for wood fired pizzas, local foods, and Sascha’s German and European Cuisine and sourdough breads. Farm Markets with lighter options include Harkers Organics Bistro offering organic slushies, & fresh sandwiches, and around the corner enjoy fresh coffees, baked goods and creative lunch fare at Klippers Market. For freshly made gluten-free healthy options visit The Farm House.
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Keremeos offers a diverse range of casual eating options. Benja Thai is known throughout the region as “Thai worth the drive.” Classic diners include K Mountain & The Ranch. Soups, subs, & pizza are Boboys specialties. Find delicious pub food at The Wrong Turn Tavern. Spice it up with curries at Sanderson’s Samosa Gardens. For breakfast/ lunch treat yourself to the café/bistro at Tree To Me Organics.
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Get your coffee, snacks, soups, sandwiches, bread and picnic supplies at the Hedley Country Market just off the highway on Scott Avenue. Be sure stop in at the Hedley Grand Union for a choice of coffees & baked goods.
Princeton offers a range of casual cuisine indoors and out. Enjoy southern-style barbeque at the Copper Pit or pizza at Princeton’s Pizza Party. Look for Mediterranean fare at Little Creek Grill, with tender steaks, delicious desserts and gluten-free options. Thomasina’s is a best bet for scratch baked goods, vegan and café fare (temporarily closed). Find great selections at the Pasha Pizza & Indian restaurant. Cool Beanz is a must for specialty coffees. Mikado Sushi offers quality authentic Japanese food. Breakfast all day can be found at Billy’s Family Restaurant, named for gentleman train robber, Billy Miner. Take a bite out of a juicy burger or tasty sandwich at the Brown Bridge Pub. Drive to Divots Bar and Grill at the Princeton Golf Club for great daily specials on the outdoor patio.
Billy’s Family Restaurant
A Princeton institution, Billy’s has been a favoured stop just off Highway 3 for generations of travellers who appreciate family-friendly fare. The restaurant was named for the notorious Gentleman Bandit Bill Miner, a Princeton resident until his fateful heist in Kamloops. Since then, the restaurant has been a nostalgic stop for history buffs and families alike. Billy’s is a no-frills type of traditional diner, but boy is the food ever quality. You’ll never leave Billy’s disappointed or hungry, for that matter. Open year-round, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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