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Revelling in Revy’s fabulous food scene

Downtown Revelstoke offers plenty to whet your appetite, including Japanese cuisine at Kawakubo Revelstoke and the Main Street Café. Jen Blyth / West Coast Traveller photos

Sampling Revelstoke’s delicious array of standout culinary options, it might be hard to believe this is a mountain community of fewer than 10,000 people.

Yet strolling among the colourful buildings of this river-side community nestled between the Selkirk and Monashee Mountain Ranges, Revelstoke serves up a food scene reflective of the town’s vibrant spirit.

From cosy cafés pouring freshly roasted coffee to accompany homemade pastries to upscale restaurants showcasing locally sourced ingredients with creative flair, here’s some of the best local spots to fuel your travels and indulge your taste buds.

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The Old School Eatery

Revelstoke’s newest restaurant sits in the sleek refurbished Mountain View School building on 3rd Street. From the delicious modern menu to the chic cocktail list, this spot has something for everyone with new twists on old classics. Add the stunning mountain views from every single window (really) and you’ve got a recipe for a great meal out.

  • Where: 616 3 St. W, Revelstoke
  • When: Monday to Thursday, 5 to 9 p.m., and Friday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m.

The Village Idiot Bar and Grill

Once you’ve explored the Revelstoke Museum, make sure to stop by this bar. Indulging in delicious gluten-free pizza, filet Américain and spring rolls is a delightful treat – just be sure to save room for their sweet treats, including cheesecake and flija.

  • Where: 306 MacKenzie Ave., Revelstoke
  • When: Monday to Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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Dose Coffee

For caffeine addicts, Dose is a go to spot for a coffee fix. It’s also one of the best spots for breakfast or lunch in town. Tuck into one of their specialty sandwiches or soups, or just snack on their delicious baked goods. Either way, you won’t be disappointed!

  • Where: 101 2 St. E, Revelstoke
  • When: Monday to Sunday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Quartermaster Eatery

Located inside one of Revelstoke’s most chic hotels, The Eleven Revelstoke Lodge, Quartermaster offers an entirely organic, B.C.-based menu. The offerings change seasonally but always offer delicious twists on modern cuisine. Looking to reserve a space for a gathering? Try a hand-crafted cocktail in the Boiler Room downstairs.

  • Where: 109 1 St. W, Revelstoke
  • When: Thursday to Monday, 5 to 9 p.m.

Kawakubo Revelstoke

Discover Revelstoke’s relaxed spot for classic sushi, teriyaki and flavourful soups, accompanied by a selection of sake. Treat yourself to a diverse range of rolls, such as the crunchy California and salmon skin options.

  • Where: 109 1 St. E, Revelstoke
  • When: Open for dinner every evening 5 p.m. to close

The 112 Restaurant

The 112 has been one of Revelstoke’s favourite restaurants for the last four decades and for good reason. The menu specializes in perfecting classic entrees that are guaranteed to make mouths water! Look out for live music throughout the summer and winter for entertainment while you eat.

  • Where: 112 1 St. E, Revelstoke
  • When: Sunday to Thursday, 5:30 to 9 p.m. and Friday to Saturday, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Kevin’s Kitchen

For traditional, authentic and homestyle Chinese cuisine, Kevin’s Kitchen is a must. Dig into their chow mein, wonton soup and other Chinese favourites at this beloved spot.

  • Where: 302 1 St. W
  • When: Monday to Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5:30 to 8 p.m., Saturday, 5:30 to 8p.m.

Conversations Coffee House

Conversations is one of Revelstoke’s longest-running cafes. It’s a great spot to grab a coffee and watch the bustle of Mackenzie Avenue. Conversations is aptly named; their cosy space has ample seating to gather with friends.

  • Where: 205 MacKenzie Ave., Revelstoke
  • When: Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Woolsey Creek Bistro

Woolsey Creek offers exciting modern cuisine with a local twist. The menu aims to use ingredients B.C.-sourced to create imaginative and flavourful cuisine while supporting the province’s farmers. Choose from their extensive wine list, some of which is unique to the Woolsey, for the perfect pairing.

  • Where: 604 2 St W, Revelstoke
  • When: Monday to Sunday, 4:30 to 9 p.m.

The Main Street Café

The Main Street Café is located in a quaint and beautifully renovated heritage house, the perfect spot to sit down by a window, sip a latté and tuck into their famed all day breakfast.

  • Where: 317 MacKenzie Ave, Revelstoke
  • When: Wednesday to Sunday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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