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Elite Restaurant Ltd.

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340 Main Street, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5C3, Canada
(250) 492-3051
Wednesday
Closed
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 9
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Main street, a bit past its prime, but good food.

We had breakfast here twice on this most recent trip. I really like "small town" main street restaurants..this place served up a good breakfast, and the service was friendly and pretty efficient, though the manager/owner? who did nothing while the 1 server ran to look after everyone, should pitch... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 17, 2014
David_S154945
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Victoria, Canada
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English first
Penticton, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I love the décor of this 50's diner. best beef dip I have ever had and love that they have locally crafted beer. always get good service.

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Ben Tre, Vietnam
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We had lunch at this restaurant last weekend and We were so disappointed. The desert that we had looked like they had been in the frig for a few months. The service was terrible and we had to wait for a long time to get what we wanted and the bill. The staff said she will give us the bill... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We had breakfast here twice on this most recent trip. I really like "small town" main street restaurants..this place served up a good breakfast, and the service was friendly and pretty efficient, though the manager/owner? who did nothing while the 1 server ran to look after everyone, should pitch in or leave during times of not enough staff. The decor... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The service here was good and there eggs Benny was excellent. We sat on the patio which was great to people watch. The interior has some quirky items on display.

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Penticton, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Sat down and waited 10 minutes while the lone server walked past us about 8 times. Then she asks "has anyone helped you?". As the only server, I'm not sure who she thought might help us. In any case waited a few more minutes after that and still no drinks or menus, so we left. Went to Clancy's and had... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

People go to the Elite for two reasons, to drink beer and listen to bands, and to admire the perfect 1950's decor (who knew early plastics would last this long). However the waitstaff is hit and miss, the food is average dinner food, and takes forever to get to the table (short order?). Drop in, have a milkshake, which you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

My friend and I had breakfast on the patio Saturday morning. I love the quirky atmosphere of the place with vintage 50's accents, it's got a lot of character. The food is reasonably priced, the service was good and the food was what you would expect from a traditional diner experience. I enjoyed my breakfast while people watching at the... More 

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Kelowna
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191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

When there is nobody in a restaurant but us and when food comes and you start eating and the whole time not asked how the meal was, let me ask...is that not the bare minimum a restaurant can do? Well I experienced this in June and as well as having to sit and listen to how much tips they made... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I've eaten at the Elite a couple of times now. And each time it was just average. The interior is kinda cool with an original 50's-60's decor. But it's also kinda junky.

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

I recently had the pleasure of touring a friend from Ireland through BC and Penticton was one of our major stops. Have spent many summers on OK beach as a child, I was pleasantly surprised to see that much of the charm still remains... including the Elite! Elite has a unqiue charm all to itself. We stopped in for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 340 Main Street, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Penticton
  • Phone Number: (250) 492-3051

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner
Open Hours
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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