Weekends are meant for adventure-filled activities and spending time with friends and family. Here are 6 spots to get your brunch fix in Kamloops before heading out for a day of exploring.
Located along historic Victoria Street in downtown Kamloops, Hello Toast is a local hotspot for breakfast and lunch. This friend-and-family-run funky joint has been in the Kamloops community for over 20 years, serving up homemade dishes that use locally-sourced ingredients. Indulge in one of their popular menu items like Green Eggs & Ham, Cayenne in the Rain or a Gourmet Bennie served on homemade focaccia bread.
Head out for a slice of Jamaican paradise at Jamaican Kitchen. Originally from the Caribbean, owners Kamau and Denese Metsimela opened the Jam-Can Cafe in 2012 before focusing on their newly opened second location, Jamaican Kitchen, on the North Shore in 2017. Their breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus feature Canadian favourites with a twist of authentic Jamaican cuisine. Enjoy popular brunch items such as the Jamaican Sunshine Benedict - jerked pork on Johnny Cakes and their homemade hollandaise sauce.
This is the perfect place to have breakfast before hitting the road back home or on to your next destination. Amsterdam Restaurant serves authentic cuisine from the Netherlands and Belgium. This locally-owned restaurant has been in Kamloops for over 20 years, priding themselves in meeting special dietary needs for their dishes including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free items. Indulge in a savoury Specialty Pannenkoeken, Dutch Crepes, such as the Dutch Delicacy or the Very Berry - seasonal fresh berries served with Summerland sauce, icing sugar, and whipped cream,
Scott's Inn Family Restaurant
Located downtown Kamloops, the Scott’s Inn Family Restaurant, owned by the Patel Family, has served the community for 40 years. This is an ideal restaurant to bring the kids any time of day and has a large patio in the summer. Enjoy a homestyle breakfast, classic eggs benedict, or 7 of their omelet varieties while dining al fresco by the fountain.
Harold's Family Restaurant
This classic retro diner has been a Kamloops mainstay for over 25 years. Harold’s Family Restaurant is whipping up homemade dishes that are made from old family recipes passed down from generation to generation. Order one of Harold’s Favourites such as the Breakfast Sandwich - two eggs, ham, or bacon made into a sandwich served with hashbrowns; or a Harold’s Country Omelette - mushrooms, onions, tomatoes, green peppers, and cheese, served with Oktoberfest Sausage. Top it all off with an old fashioned milkshake.
Cora Breakfast & Lunch
Originating in Montreal, local owners Jen and Shaun Clark, opened BC’s first Cora Breakfast & Lunch in 2011 located in the City View Plaza in Aberdeen. Specializing in big portions, enjoy all-day breakfast with dishes that feature a mountain of fresh fruit and are named after family or meaningful moments. Choose between sweet dishes like their Banana Caramel Belgian Waffle or if you can’t decide between savoury or sweet, get the Louis Undecided - a strawberry-chocolate filled crepe, 2 eggs, bacon, potatoes, and toast.