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BNA Brewing Co. and Restaurant

Located in a historic building in downtown Kelowna, BNA has nothing but personality. From bowling, to tasting flights, growlers to local ingredients, there is something for everybody here. Not only are is it a good time here but they have also made the switch to paper straws. Keep life simple and stop by for a beer.

1250 Ellis Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 1Z4

Craft Beer Market

Craft Beer Market has Gone Strawless! Customers will not receive a straw unless they ask for one and compostable paper straws are provided upon request. Plus - with over 100 Fresh beers on tap, who needs a straw anyways!
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257 Bernard Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6N2

Ricco Bambino

Ricco Bambino is proud to be a minimal intervention boutique winery, producing expressive, small batch, and single varietal offerings available exclusively through their downtown winery and fine restaurants throughout the west coast. They are available for tastings, private bookings, and they have a small three-wheeled wine truck - their Piaggio Ape - for weddings or other events! They have Gone Strawless and offer glass alternatives, available for purchase. Check them out today, @riccobambino.

101-1630 Pandosy Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 1P7

The Naked Cafe

A staple among Kelowna Vegans and Omnivores alike, The Naked Cafe offers a 100% plant-based menu full of tasty nutritious vegan comfort food and eclectic fusions. We love all of the efforts The Naked Cafe put into reducing their waste, not only have they Gone Strawless, but they also offer a Returnable Jar Program for their delicious salads & drinks, as well as a BYOC program for takeout orders or leftovers. Bonus, if you bring in your our mug for coffee they'll fill it up and only charge you for a regular. ;)

571 Lawrence Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6L8

Bliss Bakery

Bliss Bakery has Gone Strawless! Customers will not receive a straw unless they ask for one and reusable bamboo straw or compostable paper straws are provided upon request. Be sure to bring a reusable cloth bag, container, or other package-free storage with you to enjoy their delicious baked goods and home cooked meals! It all started on Ellis street but Bliss is now serving the Okanagan at 5 different locations! Find a bakery closest to you on their website.

109 - 1289 Ellis Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 1Z6

El Taquero

El Taquero serves up an exciting menu of street tacos using authentic Mexican spices and recipes. Inspired by the taco stands of Central America, these tacos and tequila are something you don't want to miss! Check them out for fresh tacos, cold beer, margaritas, or even private and catered events! Be sure to ask them about their zero-waste considerations for catering.

1443 Ellis Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 2A3

The Bohemian Cafe

This family run business is serious about good quality and local. You can find organic and homemade items such as jam, sausage, soups, bread and bagels. Luscious greens and other vegetables are sourced locally when in season. Serve that with local tea or coffee and you have yourself a perfect BOH combo. They have also made taken the leap by switching to paper straws and take out containers made from recyled material and are biodegradable.

524 Bernard Ave
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6P1

The Salty Caramel Kitchen

The Salty Caramel Kitchen has Gone Strawless! We also love that they offer a BYOC program and their menu is Vegan! This all-vegan cafe in Lake Country is not one to miss! With a variety of delicious fresh-made baked goods, sandwiches, salads, and more, you're sure to find something for everyone.

11407 Okanagan Centre Rd W
Lake Country, BC V4V 2J6


Buvez has Gone Strawless, from day one actually, a round of applause for Buvez! Located in the heart of downtown Kelowna, Buvez has sustainability built into its core. They support locally sourced produce, wine, and offer an extensive variety of gourmet plant-based dishes. Not to mention going above and beyond to eliminate single-use plastics from their operations, they even use reusables in the back of the house and for take-out orders too. Buvez is showing the restaurant industry how attainable sustainability can be. Visit them today!

315 Lawrence Ave
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9W5

QB Gelato

QB Gelato is proudly part of the 2% of gelato shops in the world that make their creations from scratch - talk about fresh! They offer gelato and sorbets, lunches and treats, as well as coffee and espresso, all made with ingredients that are locally sourced from the Okanagan. To reduce their impact, they have many sustainable initiatives in place such as: sampling with reusable spoons, practicing avid waste sorting, and offering compostable take-away products when needed. In the kitchen, they are mindful of reusing scraps to make things like broth and soup for their delicious lunches. They believe in putting passion into their work, and even offer classes and workshops for you to engage in the learning process. Whether it's warm or cold, QB Gelato is sure to have an eat or treat to satisfy!

1884 Dayton Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 7W6

The Curious Cafe

The Curious Cafe has Gone Strawless! Located in downtown Kelowna, the Curious is a purveyor of craft beers, great food, and a welcoming atmosphere. Join them for a sustainable sip and a delicious food fired pizza!

1423 Ellis Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 1Z9

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