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Bufflehead Pasta & Tapas Room

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Italian, Canadian, Spanish
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Lakeside Casino and Resort | 21 Lakeshore Dr West, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada (Main)
250-493-9768
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4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Indoors or outdoors dining. Great look of the lake. Any food you order will be good. Large selection of local wines. If you like wines this area is full of wineries.

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Thank ArnieFufo
Banff National Park, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Good drinks and good food. Service was ok. A little slow but nothing terrble. Had a wonderful time in a lovely setting with a great atmosphere!

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Thank 1bracken_13
Penticton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

The food is pub faire well prepared. I've eaten here many times day and evening and they handle the high traffic of summer well with good friendly service. I've been here with just a few people and with large groups. Great summer spot with music some evenings.

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Thank Rita M
Penticton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

I am a sitting board member for the Penticton Wellness Center and we chose to hold our annual fundraiser dinner here this year. Seating was limited to 90 and we sold out our dinner and silent auction well in advance. Our contact for organizing this important event was Jamie and he bent over backwards to ensure we had enough tables... More 

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Thank Dolores N
Ancaster, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This restaurant is by far my favourite place to eat in Penticton. Staff is wonderful and the food is amazing. A must try when your in town.

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Thank frequenttraveller315
Canada
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Went after a concert at the s.o.e.c to have appys and drinks. Some of us wanted entrees.It was not late, it was not busy, there were only 5 of us. The server was not happy we came at all, 2hours before closing. We were a fun group and pleasant despite such a terrible reception. It was like being on your... More 

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Port Aransas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We had a family (reunion type) experience here. We spent about 3 hours in this place. We enjoyed a variety of appetizers, a variety of entrees, several different beverages. We enjoyed the comfort of the furniture, the view, the service and the ambiance. We all agreed this is just a wonderful experience and would happily go there again.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Visited on a few occasions during our stay in the Lakeside Casino Hotel. Loved the decor modern, romantic, yet comfortable enough to have a family with older kids to dine. Delightful ambiance, great service, good food! Would recommended to a friend

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Thank Sim1122
Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Drove 20km to get here for dinner. Closed. Checked Website for hours open every day 4:30 to 11:00 pm - not it's not it's closed. Told front desk we'd checked their website - no apology. Poor poor poor. Will never set foot in place again.

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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Our first night in town we ate at Bufflehad. We were pretty hungry so weren't too picky. Our server was excellent and we enjoyed the meal. It would not be something we would return to though. There are too many really good restaurants to bother with this one. Average food, overcooked spaghetti with bland sauce and gnocci that was very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, Canadian, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lakeside Casino and Resort | 21 Lakeshore Dr West, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
    (Main)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Penticton
  • Phone Number: 250-493-9768

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