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Bufflehead Pasta & Tapas Room

Lakeside Casino and Resort | 21 Lakeshore Dr West, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
250-493-9768
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Ranked #41 of 158 restaurants in Penticton
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Tapas, Pasta
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Main
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Jenick44
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Great locataion, great patio family friendly for those of us with little ones who aren't allowed to eat at the Parrot! Great wine list (Burrowing Owl Chardonnay!), fresh salads, excellent pasta, lakeview. No cons that I can speak of - one order of pasta will suffice for two people.

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Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Good Food, Good Service. Liquor quite pricey.Busy in the early evening. Reservations recommended. Beautiful Patio.

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

As the night started out the service was very good. The appetizers came out and everyone seemed to enjoy them. Then a very long wait for the entrees started. About 40 minutes later our supper arrived. I got the fettuccine Alfredo and it was very bland. For being a pasta resturant, we were all very disappointed with our pasta dishes.... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

You go there because it's pretty and makes you feel glamour. Their decor is fancy and I love the ceiling. The patio is comfortable, the lower part for eating. the big chairs and the lower table make it difficult to manage to eat and wear a skirt. Their patio don't get much sun. The staff is nice and efficient. But... More

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Kootenays
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I ordered the only vegetarian pasta dish: Spaghetti & roasted vegetables in pesto sauce. Pasta sat in warming water too long, the entire dish was waterlogged, thus pesto very anemic, tasted more like a few basil sprinkles, and it was not piping hot, which did nothing to enhance its appeal. Other pasta dish was good though, so could have been... More

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Burnaby, British Columbia Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This was a very nice place to eat and the prices are very reasonable. I had a pasta dish with prawns, it was delicious and you get lots to eat. For dessert I had creme brule and it was so good. The service is very good and friendly. You can eat inside or outside (weather permitting). You can get an... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We visit Penticton a lot and don't want to eat in over-priced restaurants all the time. This time around, we had dinner at the Bufflehead which is inside the Casino. It was perfectly delicious, a great menu to select from, and the prices were extremely amazing, as was the view. My only complaint - and this has nothing to do... More

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Penticton, Canada
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Nice quiet restaurant, with great food. Very nice décor. Service was very good. Great menu, at a $$$ price.

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Edmonton, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Like the decor, fireplace and wonderful atmosphere & great service, Special spaghetti night, you pick the topping.

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Summerland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

A great restaurant with lovely modern decoration. Food was excellent, loved the pesto chicken pizza. The prices were reasonable. I was surprised when our bill came because we had had martinis and wine too. The service was very good and prompt.

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