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21 Lakeshore Drive West | Penticton Lakeside Resort Convention Centre & Casino, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 7M5, Canada
250 493-9753
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12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
quiet and wonderful view

A friend and I go there often....the view is very inviting in all seasons...the staff friendly and service is very fast...we can sit and talk and never feel rushed....the only dish I have had there that wasn't so great was their calamari but all other dishes are very tasty. Prices are very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
Marlene M
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Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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101 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Osoyoos, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I had a bunch of friends come from kamloops and I am totally embarrassed by this place. The service was horrible the bouncers were on a power trip and kicked out 2 of my friends even when they were quiet. I seen the oversized asian bounce with the bald head purposely spill a drink on a girl while we were... More 

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Princeton BC
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74 reviews 74 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

It's always a treat to go to the Barking Parrot in Penticton for lunch. They have good food, good service and the osprey nest outside has been taken over by a goose for the 2nd year and there are goslings in the nest.

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Kelowna, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We have been to this restaurant before during summer months and it didn't seem to be too bad but this last visit was really terrible. We waited at least a half hour for simple meals (4 of us)and the food was really bad. Frozen fries thrown on a plate. I ordered the spicy chicken burger and got a preciously frozen... More 

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Canmore, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Always a good view of the lake from sitting inside or outside. We have never had a bad meal there and the staff is very friendly.

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

One of the nicest locations and views in Penticton. Payed parking to go in and spend money? The worst service I've ever experienced. Waitresses standing around, texting, chatting very poor management. Bad food.

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Kelowna, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This place is old, dingy and has bad service. We went to happy hour on Sat & then back Sat night. Our daytime service was awful, the waitress just wanted to leave. We had to ask about the specials & she had to keep asking the other waitress for the answers. Food was out of a box and deep fried.... More 

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Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A friend and I go there often....the view is very inviting in all seasons...the staff friendly and service is very fast...we can sit and talk and never feel rushed....the only dish I have had there that wasn't so great was their calamari but all other dishes are very tasty. Prices are very reasonable.

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Penticton, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

going out with friends for a weekly night out we often pick the Barking Parrot, the service and food are both very good. The only complaint is sometimes they are so full we can't get a table.

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Penticton, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I was dancing with my friends when two security guards came up and told me I needed to leave. I asked why as I was drunk but hadn't done anything wrong and they provided me with no reason. They wouldn't let me grab my jacket and they kicked me out in the middle of winter wearing only a t-shirt. I'm... More 

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Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Went there for appetizers got the 2 for 1 between 2pm-5pm most days. The seating was very comfortable and staff was quick and attentive. Got some nice Chicken Strips and Yam fries were tasty with some spicy chipotle. Plus you can get free popcorn come for a drink and watch the hockey game.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 Lakeshore Drive West | Penticton Lakeside Resort Convention Centre & Casino, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 7M5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Penticton
  • Phone Number: 250 493-9753

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?