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The Bench Market

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368 Vancouver Ave, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 1A5, Canada
12504922222
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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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Penticton, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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.

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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 yesterday NEW

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.

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Thank bluebirdskies
Penzance, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank cerg83
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 

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Thank Randy F
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank Jeroendeb
Florianopolis, SC
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice place with a pet friendly patio and good service and food. The salmon breakfast sandwich is small but very tasty.

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Thank Deiva M
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's busy for a reason, the food is great. Tried the Bench Club and coffee today. This is my go to lunch spot when visiting town. I have never been disappointed.

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Thank Laird M
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food was unique and good, but a lack of signage makes ordering a bit confusing for first timer visitors. They also sell cooking oils and other specialty items.

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Thank artholt494
Red Deer
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this bistro on Yelp. A local waitress also recommended this to us. We are here four out of the five days we were in Penticton. Great fresh pastries and breakfast sandwiches (smoked salmon breakfast sandwich with melted cheese was awesome). Staff were friendly and many local folks also frequented this establishment. It really seemed like the management and... More 

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Thank Bryon1961
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally we could eat something decent again. All the American-ness of the food industry is not our cup of tea, so we went looking for a place that serves organic and wholesome food. And what a place we've found. Great vibe, very nice staff and great food

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $12
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Delicatessen, Healthy
Meals
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
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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?