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Smack DAB

3762 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna, British Columbia V1W 3L4, Canada (Formerly Smack Dab) (South Pandosy - K.L.O.)
250-860-4488
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Ranked #87 of 509 restaurants in Kelowna
Price range: $14 - $34
Cuisines: American, Gastropub
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: South Pandosy - K.L.O.
Cross street: Lakeshore & Cook
Description: Smack DAB is a lively kitchen and bar located in the heart of Manteo Resort on the shores of Okanagan Lake. Open daily for buffet breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night snacks. Smack DAB is as perfect for a quick beer after work as it is for an amazing dinner on Kelowna’s largest lakeside patio. Smack DAB, offers premium casual dining. Sit in a booth and watch our Smack DAB chefs prepare your favorite item from our forno oven & open concept kitchen area. The room is designed to take full advantage of the incredible lake views from the restaurant and bar, private dining room, and outdoor patio. Large folding glass doors allow for an open-air environment in the summer months. We are equally serious about our suds as we are about our food. We offer Kelowna’s largest selection of craft beer.
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English first
North Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Standard pub fair with a great beer list. The lake side patio is awesome, maybe the best in Kelowna. Service was sub-par. After paying, the waitress went around checking everyone's bill in a very obvious fashion - we weren't sure if she was unsatisfied with the tips or what, it came across as very rude.

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Kelowna, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I have been here about four times and every time I have been very impressed. Service was great. The booccacini and tomato salad is delicious. The cherry cheesecake is ridiculously tasty, and the patio at night is so beautiful and cozy. I will be back soon !!

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Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Manteo has put a new spin on their gorgeous lakeside restaurant. Smack DAB has great food, a super staff and the view from the patio, or even inside, is amazing (especially in the evening). Worth a drive to Mission even if you are staying downtown.

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Kelowna, Canada
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158 reviews 158 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
367 helpful votes 367 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Lovely location! We had a Korean wrap and a gluten-free pizza for lunch. Very good food. Service, too, was helpful and pleasant, except perhaps for the reception which was bored and inattentive. The patio is fantastic with a great view, nice breeze and comfortable chairs, at my age a must. Total bill about $50 which included one drink.

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Toronto
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We stayed at Manteo for 3 nights and had several meals at Smack Dab. The patio is awesome, menu has a great selection of food and everything we tried was excellent. Chicken soup is so yummy with fresh vegetables that are cooked perfectly. Prawn tacos were excellent, shared this dish and was very filling. Crispy Beef and prawn salad was... More

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Sunshine Coast, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stopped in here last minute for lunch on a Saturday. As a party of 8 (with 2 kids) and no reservation, we did not expect to get a table. The front desk staff and wait staff were very polite, sat us immediately and offered high chairs and to put the baby buggy out of the way. Our food was... More

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Kelowna, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Too many excuses for long wait, and sub standard service from all staff "team" members. Protein in the tacos, (prawns and Korean ribs, very bland and all the fresh veggies and sauces in the tacos didn't enhance flavors at all as expected. And did I mention my it's our Mom and Dad's 50 wedding anniversary?

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Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The location is really nice - right on the water with a huge, lounge-style patio outside. The tables are a bit on the small side outdoors but are great for sharing drinks with friends before or after your meal. I've had the pesto chicken pizza there with both the gluten-free and the regular crust and both times it was great!... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We were drawn to it by the beer list and its prime location on the waterfront. The patio at El Dorado and the previous patio at this location, Wild Apple, were better due to the open air (this place is enclosed by glass) - but overall Smack Dab was an excellent experience. Service was friendly and had a good flow... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Breakfast buffet was cheap but good! Full menu from 11am to 10pm with lots of variety. Even when busy our take out orders were quick!

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