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Memphis Blues Barbeque House

289 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6N2, Canada
+1 250-868-3699
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (40 reviews)
“pulled pork” (54 reviews)
“beans” (35 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Canadian
$$ - $$$
289 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6N2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 347 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had not been here for quite a while. Shame on us! The restaurant is relatively small but we had no trouble getting in on a Thursday evening. It did get busier, but it was hardly hopping. The menu is so tempting, but I had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank calgaryguy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While I already knew what to expect in terms of food quality from any Memphis Blues, the owner of the franchise coming out and talking to us and making sure we were satisfied even though he had run out of some kinds of meats was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rubberducklover
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

DO NOT EAT HERE ! Terrible service manager called me incompetent when I was complaining they missed my order will never eat there again.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank fmac95
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We were in the Okeenagan Valley for the day visiting wineries and sightseeing. When my friend from California saw a barbecue sign, she said, “That’s the place for me!” Being from the south we have a fairly well developed barbecue palate and Memphis Blues did...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Donna C
MemphisBBQKelowna, Owner at Memphis Blues Barbeque House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you so much Donna! We certainly aim to please and glad your Southern palate agreed!

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Great southern type food - recommend the pulled pork! Large portions and fast service. Many types of meat and salads to choose from

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 264erinr
MemphisBBQKelowna, Owner at Memphis Blues Barbeque House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you so much for the great feedback! So appreciate the visit.

Reviewed 11 September 2018

Well, if you like your ribs to fall off the bone then this is not the place for you. Portions are a good size. Restaurant is centrally located. Service is pretty good. Casual dinning. They take reservations and they do deliver. They are open every...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Virg4422
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Andre from Memphis Blues catered our wedding in August at Powers Creek Retreat in Kelowna. We had a big crowd of 130 people and everyone LOVED the food! There were several different BBQ'd meats, and several different sides, everyone's plate was full with a ton...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AlisaSand89
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Andre catered a fantastic BBQ dinner spread for our family reunion in West Kelowna this August long weekend. Our venue was Powers Creek Retreat, and they recommended him, having had him there for some previous events. There were about 90 of us and everyone loved...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SamanthaA930
Reviewed 29 August 2018

A very casual restaurant with great BBQ food and a huge selection of bourbons. The servings of food are big so you will never leave still hungry.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Brian T
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We read online about this seemingly unique restaurant and had to try it out, unfortunately the hype probably killed it for us. I read a number of things about the not so good service but the food was supposedly stellar and "the best". The restaurant...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rob R
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Questions & Answers
Jennifer R
30 July 2016|
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Response from MemphisBBQKelowna | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We do not use nuts other than walnuts on site - no peanuts whatsoever. However, we do use bread from a bakery that is NOT nut-free and cannot guarantee that there will not be traces of peanuts... More
6 May 2015|
Response from MemphisBBQKelowna | Property representative |
Interior Health regulations do not allow dogs on patios. Despite this, we can sometimes accommodate if no one else is out there! Best to call us directly to inquire.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Kelowna>  > Central City
  • Neighbourhood: Central City
  • Phone Number: +1 250-868-3699
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