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Pan Handle Restaurant

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710 Highway 16, Burns Lake, British Columbia V0J 1E0, Canada
+1 250-692-3316
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Burns Lake, British Columbia
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The most disgusting place I have ever visited. A group of friends and I stopped here ordered a bacon mushroom cheese burger...Bo lettuce tomato onions nothing just as plain as it sound.. wiĺl never come back again didn't realize they lived out of their kitchen...ugh

Thank marilynalec_1819
Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Stopped here for breakfast, but immediately wished we hadn't. Atmosphere was completely dead & we felt like we were imposing on a wake. The place also needs refurbishing. Poor service, & simply appalling food, comprising a 'hash browns' (pile of sliced potatoes from the previous night), congealed eggs & bacon, ham & sausage that tasted & looked like plastic. Add... More 

Thank billybogoff
Burns Lake, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Alright food. Pretty relaxed, bordering on poor service. Friendly staff but so relaxed they don't offer the level of service I like at a restaurant. Don't have to be concerned about entering in dirty work clothes.

Thank LuckyHusband
Washington State
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138 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We were hungry and this place was right next to where we were staying--and there were tons of cars in the lot. Figured it must be the place to be. Well...they were very nice there, but... There were very thin strips of lunch-meat type chicken in the chicken chow mein--not chunks. No vegetables at all. Soup tasted right out of... More 

Thank LovesNeon
Smithers, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2016

great little spot. friendly and large portions of food. order the roast beef dinner. Ill be back!!!!

Thank bdevine84
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

One of the worst meals we have ever ordered at a restaurant. So salty could not eat any further after a few bites. Family ordered fried rice with chicken. Apart from the saltiness, chicken was processed meat out of can. Avoid at all cost!

3 Thank Gerhard B
Smithers, B.C.
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275 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

I have driven past his place for years, so i thought i'd try it for supper. It has an unpromising exterior but i found the inside quie neat. Also, a very neat washroom. Prompt, friendly service. I had liver & onions & coffee. Well made. Total, with tax, $12.60. I will return.

Thank RonTSmithers_B_C_
Burns Lake, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2014

Having lived in the Burns Lake area for almost 5 years it is a wonder that we had never eaten here before. We don't go out often so decided to try this place. The waitress and owner were very friendly. We don't care much for the Chinese food that is available in town but we ordered Chinese and were very... More 

Thank Pam J
Olympia, Washington
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265 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2013 via mobile

We stopped near closing time, looking for a late dinner. The sign out front didn't indicate Chinese or we likely would not have stopped; we were looking for simple American cuisine, but we decided to give it a try. We were the only ones in the restaurant. I ordered a Chef salad, and my buddy ordered a shrimp rice dish.... More 

Thank Al K
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2011

Good value. Chinese & Canadian cuisine. Located on the west side of town

Thank Scotty500

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 Highway 16, Burns Lake, British Columbia V0J 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Burns Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 250-692-3316

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