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Shades On Main Restaurant

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American, Canadian, Mexican
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1909 Main St, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5H5, Canada
+1 250-493-0465
06:30 - 20:00
Closed now
All hours
Fri 06:30 - 21:00
Sat - Thu 06:30 - 20:00
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Penticton, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The food is made fresh on site. For a quick turn around even when they are packed, the staff at Shades go above and beyond to make your experience memorable. I have been inand out of there in about 30 minutes when busy. Manuelaleads her crew well and prides herself on great food... More 

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551 reviews
387 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last two times in the service was not up to par. Tried second time after the last attempt was a fail and this time nobody would even come over and greet me, or simply ask if i wanted any drink and was about 5/6 mins of looking at servers in area and they could not open their eyes and come... More 

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Penticton, Canada
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84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I stopped for Thanksgiving Turkey dinner today . As always the service is great, the staff are friendly and the turkey was great as was the pumpkin pie.

Thank Ron C
Vancouver, Canada
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100 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This is just great food, and ya gotta eat here! Went to meet friends who live in Penticton for breakfast! This joint was their choice, and I am really glad they suggested it. The food here has the home grown , right out of your own kitchen appeal! I had them build my omelette with my ingredient choices and was... More 

Thank bcdurangoboy
Penticton, Canada
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a great family restaurant with home cooked meals at decent prices. The restaurant has continuously won best of the Okanagan awards for many years in a row, often for their Mexican food Friday's, where you can get authentic Mexican food. The locals often pack the place at lunch, but the wait time is minimal, if any. With burger... More 

Thank Pentictonitis
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29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I ate at this restaurant on a Friday and I ordered Mexican food. It was so delicious and authentic. The best place in town for Mexican food. That is my opinion.

Thank luv2travelCanada
Penticton, Canada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

All the food made is delish! The service was great, the location was easy to get to and had a great walk after the meal.

Thank Reg O
Kelowna, Canada
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

My family usually has great food at this place. But today wasn't so good. The fish & chips were swimming in grease and had zero seasonings. My son's kids meal consisted of boxed Kraft Dinner. Not worth what we paid.

Thank AnakeRose
Kelowna, Canada
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129 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We went, as we have both been many times over the years... thought it would be a safe bet. I was looking forward to ordering Huevos Rancheros - as they do Mexican food - the Owner served us , including taking our orders - and - bringing out to me the worst plate breakfast plate I've had period, exasperated by... More 

Thank Ferenc V
Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

My family & I (5 people) went to Shades for dinner & ordered fish & chips which was cold & greasy. Then we also had clubhouse supreme which was tasteless as well as a swiss burger which was also very greasy. We could not even eat the fries as they also tasted of old grease. The cost of the dinner... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian, Mexican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1909 Main St, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5H5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Penticton
  • Phone Number: +1 250-493-0465

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?