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Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe

114-1475 Fairview Rd | The Cannery, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 7W5, Canada
+1 250-770-2001
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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, Mediterranean, Deli, Middle Eastern, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
114-1475 Fairview Rd | The Cannery, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 7W5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my last piece of Walla’s rye bread... of which I had 5 loaves and bought months ago on my last trip to Penticton. It has been frozen, defrosted, refrozen, packed and unpacked across the country and then once again across the Atlantic. And...More

1  Thank Ava P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bakery has the best rye bread I have ever eaten. Make sure to go early to get a loaf. It’s $7.but we’ll worth it.

4  Thank Smileypokey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love bread but I have a Celiac disease so I can't have it..:-( unfortunately gluten-free alternatives are tasteless and not so healthy. Luckily, I visit the Okanagan for business often and discovered this unique bakery. The baker graciously took the time to explain to...More

4  Thank Levi D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was visiting from Vancouver and had heard about Walla and wanted to check it out as I'm sensitive to gluten. I was very impressed with the baker's dedication and the time he took to explain the fermentation process. It was exciting to taste real...More

4  Thank Navigator310059
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here due to the all the praises on Tripadvisor in search for a delicious bread and some pastries. My boyfriend and I always try to support the small guys rather than the big but ended up walking out empty handed because of the...More

Thank WandererCLS
Ben M, Owner at Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Helpful Hints from the Baker’s Wife: For those who are not locals, here are some general hints for how to approach an artisan baker who has been working all night in front of a hot oven during a steaming and smokey summer, usually from 2...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They should shut down the bakery and put down ist owner. This man is rude and from a different planet. Only one kind of bread in store and nothing else. He bullied me out of his shop. He obviously has more issues and concerns then...More

Thank Olivier B
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Disgusting behaviour. My family was going to a lunch and wanted to bring a small platter of pastries. We heard great reviews of this place and decided to stop by. When we got there the shop was completely out of pastries except for one small...More

Thank Chris18235
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

This establishment never ceases to amaze me! I honestly believe it is the best bakery on earth and Ben is not only a master baker and cook but a TRUE gentleman. There is not 1 thing they make that is not delicious. Every single product...More

3  Thank gohabsgo1909
Reviewed June 7, 2018

We drive 30 KL. to this bakery, and it's so worth it. We really love the Jewish Rye. The croissants are large.

3  Thank Donna B
Ben M, Owner at Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

I've just moved to Penticton a month ago from the coast and I am blown away by this place! The fresh breads are the best I've ever had and the food menu is absolutely DELICIOUS! The chef puts his heart into every dish, you can...More

3  Thank Vanessa M
Ben M, Owner at Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Thanks for the great review! Always a pleasure to meet another bread lover:)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $19
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114-1475 Fairview Rd | The Cannery, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 7W5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Penticton
  • Phone Number: +1 250-770-2001
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Description
We are a unique artisan bakery and bistro located in the center of Penticton, serving delicious, rustic dishes for brunch and lunch, all made from scratch with natural ingredients. Our breads and buns are fermented for 3 days and made without any additives. We also have a variety of artisan foods to take home, and from May to October you can find us every Saturday at the local downtown market on Front St.
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