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The Bench Market

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368 Vancouver Ave, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 1A5, Canada
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Lethbridge, AB
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were there during Penticton challenge. The bench is a wonderful treasure lots of yummy choices. Really enjoy all the healthy options especially the Benny's and the salads. Great little patio. Staff are always ready to help. Will be back again and again.

Thank BrimLethbridge_AB
Cloverdale, Canada
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recommended by our Wine Tour guide Ron Jaggard from Grape Friends. We stopped by for breakfast on our last day in Penticton. It was a busy place (full of locals), yet we were served promptly by a friendly, energetic staff. Started with house coffee and Blackberry Nectarine muffin. Finished with the Capicollo Benny. Yumm!

Thank SDKDadventures
Dawson Creek, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my husband here.. He loved it... Best sandwiches & soup!! A love for local is what you will find here.. You can find local artisans with a great patio to enjoy your lunch.

Thank Natasha L
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, good service! Great location. Not far from the beach and stalking path. Come early if you want a good parking spot ✌

Thank twofeetdeepinthesand
Chilliwack, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stopped in for a few cookies and a sandwhich and they were great. Good variety of fresh pastry and sandwhiches as well as breakfast food.

Thank dan m
Penticton, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 of us stopped in on our way to naramata wineries. Very tasty breakfast sandwiches and excellent coffee. Nice patio in quiet neighbourhood. Quite busy but quick service. Food is very good and staff are as well.

Thank beaster
Pemberton, Canada
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am dairy-free, so ordering dairy-free lattes can be hit or miss. This was hands-down the best I have ever had. We also ordered some food (breakfast wrap and breakfast sandwich) which was a little underwhelming. For the price of my sandwich I expected more than one tiny slice of bacon on my egg.

Thank bluebirdskies
Penzance, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for breakfast and had the bacon eggwich. Very nice and good value. The paninis and other breakfasts being served looked really good too. Relaxed, chilled out atmosphere. We probably outstayed our time sitting quietly in the corner making use of the wifi but nobody bothered us. They have other local produce for sale too. Worth a visit.

Thank cerg83
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Bench is part coffee shop, take-out/eat-in deli and source for locally produced, cheeses, jams, marinades, sauces. We enjoyed breakfast 4 days in a row brougt to the Guest House at Therapy Vineyards as part of the suite rental. Different fruit scones everyday, locally cured bacon and homemade preserves along with fresh fruit. We Aldo stopped at the Bench for... More 

Thank Randy F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered (among others) a bagel salmon and got an extremely small portion of (nice) salmon. It was not even enough to cover the bagel.... We asked for some more salmon, but that was only possible for an extra charge. The manager reaction when we complained was very bold and not very friendly. Unfortunately.

Thank Jeroendeb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $12
Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Delicatessen, Healthy
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 368 Vancouver Ave, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 1A5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Penticton
  • Phone Number: 12504922222
The Bench Market is set at the entrance to the much-travelled Naramata Bench winery route. The Bench offers daily light breakfast, weekend brunch, baked goods, gourmet lunch, takeaway meals, catering, and grocery - along with the best coffee in town, made using locally-roasted organic beans. The healthy menu items are made from scratch using fresh, local ingredients. All meats and eggs are from BC-raised, ethically treated animals. And the shelves are stocked with a wide variety of unique, local artisan grocery items. Stop by and see how we're "keeping it local and making it fresh!"

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?