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9172 Kalamalka, Vernon, British Columbia V1B 1H1, Canada
250.549.3587
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Hidden gem for great homemade foods and baking

A relaxing gem tucked away in rural Coldstream. Great for breakfasts and lunches. Love this one stop shop for my eggs, soups, jams and even pre-made dinner entree ideas. Looking forward to trying their brunch and Father's Day menu.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Vancouver
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

A relaxing gem tucked away in rural Coldstream. Great for breakfasts and lunches. Love this one stop shop for my eggs, soups, jams and even pre-made dinner entree ideas. Looking forward to trying their brunch and Father's Day menu.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I regularly attend Friessens for a great morning breakfast the service is good and food is very good. Portions are enough to fill you up and get your day started. Also has unlimited coffee refills. I will continue to go there and I highly recommend it. Dan W

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Vernon, Canada
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44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place has had a few unfortunate reviews since changing hands. I think the food is still good, maybe not quite the same as when the Friesen's owned it, but good nonetheless. Lots of products available for eating at home also, and it is a warm, welcoming spot to feel like your grandma made you something to eat - cozy!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Known for fresh home grown ingredients and home cooking. Limited seating in cool weather, a lovely outdoor garden patio on warm days. Dieters beware! Cakes, cookies and fabulous homemade pies and fresh baked bread and buns assault your senses as you enter. Eat in or take out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This place has a great atmosphere, with a beautiful outdoor seating area. There are plenty of homemade treats for purchase and I have never been disappointed by the food! Fantastic home cooked meals each time, with agreeable prices. Every time I go in they are always busy! The girls at the counter are always so sweet and helpful. This place... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I totally agree with other reviewers about the nice country setting and the cosy atmosphere! I also understand that this establishment is under new ownership as of late 2014. I will also simply state the black and white of our experience. Each of us ordered a bowl of borscht with scones, $5 each. We then ordered a Reuben sandwich to... More 

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Greater Manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I have heard reports that Friesen's has been put on the market. Perhaps this establishment will eventually become different in style. It has a keen following for its current format. I have visited for breakfast twice, with a family group, and found the dining room lively and busy both times. The overall warm atmosphere of Friesen's is created by the... More 

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Brighton, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Went with family. Totally wonderful food offered for the weekend buffet. They also have jams, breads and pies available for purchse and there is a sweets case for your buying pleasure. We stopped in a couple of days after our brunch to purchase some special desserts for dinner. Amazing place! <3

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Bentham, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We had a delicious lunch here outside on the patio with overhanging plants and flowers- although we also had humming birds on a previous visit but none this time.We had lovely light and fluffy (and enormous) blueberry pancakes.There is also a good choice of homebaked goods.

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Brighton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Awesome and intimate. Food was extroidinary. Also jams, jellies and baked goods for purchase. Definitely will go again.

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  • Address: 9172 Kalamalka, Vernon, British Columbia V1B 1H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Vernon
  • Phone Number: 250.549.3587

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