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“excellent mom & pop italian deli/market” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Il Vecchio's

Il Vecchio's
Ranked #15 of 182 Restaurants in Penticton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Soups, Delicatessen
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Kootenays
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“excellent mom & pop italian deli/market”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Sandwiches are made to order with first class ingredients. Very reasonably priced. Friendly service all around. Highly recommended, very popular Penticton deli

Visited November 2013
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English first
Princeton, British Columbia, Canada
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Healthy Yummy Excellence in a bun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I sometimes crave the meat and cheese buns from this place! Everything is fresh and truly excellent. The fresh buns are stuffed full of quality deli meats, cheeses and veggies of your choice. As someone who abhores fast food, but sometimes needs to eat on the go, Il Vecchio's is the perfect alternative. I phone ahead, bring cash and get there with my mouth already watering. I am not usually a sandwich gal, but Il Vecchio's has converted me.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Penticton, Canada
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Best Sandwich in Penticton for taste & value...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Everytime I eat one of the 2 meat sandwiches l hear the infomercial voice in my head going how much would you expect to pay for a customized sandwich piled high with your choice of 2 meats, deli cheese and a unique veggie combination including sundried tomatoes and pickled artichokes...

Well with other inferior sandwich shops you could expect to pay upwards of $8, $9 even $10, but not here... Here we give you the best quality in fresh ingredients (yes way fresher than Subway) and it's only $4.48 taxes in...

How can we afford to do this you ask? Well they sell loads of these everyday! You can't really say you are a Pentictonite unless you eat here on a weekly basis... Just sayin'

Best deli sandwich in town hands down.

Visited September 2013
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Penticton, Canada
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Still the best!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This looks so drab from the outside but these are the best sandwiches is town! You should expect there to be a line up - especially around lunch time but I will wait! If you know what you want you can phone in your order and just pick it up - now I love it even more.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Lethbridge, Canada
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365 reviews
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“Lipsmacking, huge, delicious, affordable sandwiches”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Four bucks and a bit of change won't get you much of anything in the Brokanagan where the cost of living dallies with Manhattan and the Ginza District so when you find a place like Il Vecchio's which for many years has been creating enormous and incredibly scrumptious Italian cold meat sandwiches with loads of quality toppings for that relatively tiny bit of cash, you simply have to make it your favorite. Cash it is, as this may be the last holdout restaurant in Penticton which steadfastly refuses to install a card swipe terminal, but it's well worth keeping some spare change in the car just so you can enjoy these wonderful sandwiches. It's just a real old school deli and there really isn't much reason to visit other than the sandwiches as the rest of the Italian grocery items for sale are readily and more affordably available elsewhere. Pass by all the borderline bare shelves to the cash register, order your favorite combo (the full load roast beef and ham with Swiss cheese and sweet mustard is mine) and beg the lady to not scrimp on the artichoke heart and sundried tomato segments on your sandwich and not only will you be in Italian sandwich heaven but you'll have change back from your five dollar bill. Don't visit Pentiction without enjoying an Il Vecchio's sandwich as you'll miss the best cheap treat in town!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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