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The Blue Gator Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
Central City
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Brew Pub
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441 Lawrence Ave, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6L6, Canada
+1 250-860-1529
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West Kelowna, Canada
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

When you are looking for great live music in the Okanagan go straight to THE BLUE GATOR. This venue attracts the best Kelowna has to offer. The staff is great and the DANCE FLOOR GETS MOVING! I have enjoyed acts like Jimmy Leguilloux Band Pappa Dawg and the Zamboni Brothers. JW- JONES was amazing at the Gator blus LINUS and... More 

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Thank Kerry M
Edmonton, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016

The servers have obviously been doing their jobs too long and don't care. The music is great and so are the people who go there.

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2 Thank 1Luvs2ride
Winnipeg, Canada
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

All I can say is do not go here during the day. No live band and A LOT of shady locals. Stayed for one drink and high tailed it out of there.

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Thank Jakerz84
Kelowna, Canada
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132 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Its an experience... well worn in place along with the clientele, a lot of whom are into the 3rd turn of Youth :) but there's nothing wrong with that ;) everyone needs somewhere to cut loose once in a while

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Thank Ferenc V
Kelowna, Canada
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89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Great place for live Blues and Jazz music, dancing and fun. I've been a few times, and I've never been disappointed. A good night out.

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Thank mac_tina
Kelowna, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2015

If you are sick of all the trendy, hip clubs with electronic music and you just wanna drink some beers and dance to older music check it out

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Thank Gavin T
Armstrong, British Columbia, Canada
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014 via mobile

Went to see the live music on a weekend, which started at 9. The place was really empty until about 10 at least. Music was great and the place had a good atmosphere. I look forward to going again.

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Thank MrsCowden
Kelowna, Canada
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106 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2014

I have been to this bar a few times but last night is the last time. Service has always been hit and miss but the staff has never been great. Went there for an anniversary and to have a good time. As usual the service was bad and the staff was rude. At one point there was an altercation between... More 

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Keremeos
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

Stopped in here on a whim as a band that we had heard before (Young Uns) was playing and we had an hour to kill. Was not what I expected from hearing others describe it but it has a unique funky vibe. Have to agree that the waitresses seem a little scattered as my drink took 20 minutes to arrive... More 

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Thank LandJSchneider
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2013 via mobile

Hit this unknown pub for the first time April 27 and what a surprise. The pub itself is a little hole in the wall, certainly not fancy but the atmosphere was relaxed and comfortable. The band that night Jimmy LeGuilloux!! First time for us and it was a night to remember. Excellent music, sound and we danced all night !!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    1 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Brew Pub
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 441 Lawrence Ave, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6L6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Kelowna>  > Central City
  • Neighbourhood: Central City
  • Phone Number: +1 250-860-1529

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?