Restaurants

Top Choice Burgers in Penticton

Burger 55

Best burger in Canada? It's your own fault if it isn't, as you have myriad ways to customize at this downtown restaurant. Six kinds of buns, 10 kinds of cheese, and toppings that include roasted garlic and pico de g…
Top Choice Market in Penticton

Penticton Farmers Market

Penticton definitely has its share of good eats. The farmers market, based at Gyro Park on Main St, has large numbers of local organic producers.
Bistro in Penticton

Hillside Bistro

Beautifully set among its namesake vineyards about 5km from Penticton, this casual eatery has great lakeside views from its various open-air decks. The menu includes upscale versions of burgers, pasta and other dish…
Cafe in Penticton

Bench Market

Always buzzing – and not just because of the excellent organic coffee – this neighborhood fave is consistently busy. The patio is where locals meet and exchange gossip. Egg dishes star at breakfast; lunch is about s…
Deli in Penticton

Il Vecchio Deli

The smell that greets you as you enter confirms your choice. The best lunch sandwiches in town can be consumed at a couple of tables in this atmospheric deli, but will taste better on a picnic. Choices are many; we …
Fusion in Penticton

Dream Cafe

The heady aroma of spices hits as you enter this pillow-bedecked, upscale-yet-funky bistro. Asian and Indian flavors mix on the menu, which has numerous veggie options. There's live acoustic music by touring pros on…
Greek in Penticton

Theo's

The place for dating locals. Serves up authentic Greek-island cuisine in the atmospheric, fire-lit interior or out on the patio. The garithes uvetsi is a starter symphony of shrimp.
Seafood in Penticton

Salty's Beach House

You expect deep-fried but what you get is a nuanced menu of seafood with global accents. Typical is 'fisherman's pot,' which is rich with seafood and multifaceted flavour. Dine under the stars on the patio or enjoy …
Pub Food in Penticton

Hooded Merganser

Named for a small breed of duck noted for its vibrant plumage, this huge lakeside pub attracts plenty of birds of a similar feather. On a summer afternoon its waterfront terrace literally heaves. Food is designed fo…