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Historic O'Keefe Ranch

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Address: 9380 Hwy 97N, Vernon, British Columbia V1T 6M8, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 250-542-7868

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Great Prime rib on Friday

We usually go there on Friday for Prime rib. The meat is of good quality and you get a generous portion. The service is friendly, just make sure that you make a reservation, there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Kurt A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I spent the day here with my family and it was i time to remember, we watch the traditional way to turn thread with sheeps wool.also spent some time at the candy store very historic place would strongly recommend a visit!

Thank Thayne M
Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an excellent family stop to turn back the clock. The historical buildings are amazingly well preserved and we enjoyed interacting with the people in character clothing on site.

Thank Greg S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We usually go there on Friday for Prime rib. The meat is of good quality and you get a generous portion. The service is friendly, just make sure that you make a reservation, there is nothing worse then driving out there just to turn around because they are full or have a function.

Thank Kurt A
Vernon, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Besides the thrilling history of the native people, we don't have to much history to offer in Vernon. This is one of the only places. And that's what it is,

Thank lucjanssens67
Vernon, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

To me, this is not a place to go if you have a time constraint. The food is excellent and it is different to be dining among remnants of the past in a cowboy motif.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We were there as part of a large business related group. Not sure how it is as a restaurant. Good combination of activities included Lasso throwing competition, Horse Carriage rides, Westren music and average food.

Thank Nadkangla
Crownsville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This was to be a time filling visit. Were we surprised. This is a fascinating trip into life in the wild west of British Columbia. The O'Keefe's were prosperous ranchers in the 1880's and 90's and their families owned and farmed the ranch well into the 1970's. One tours the mansion house complete with much that is original or to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

perfect setting to meander around for half a day - old buildings, little museum, farming environment etc.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful time at O'Keefe Ranch st our convention. The food was outstanding and the entertainment even better. The Cowboys were fun, teaching us how to rope, give wagon rides and sing!! Would highly recommend it!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a sunny afternoon walking through the displays. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The house tour was very informative. There was a Potter on site making ceramic water filters for third world countries which was also of interest

Thank Peter C

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