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Spice Magic

413 Main St, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5C4, Canada
+1 250-490-4746
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“biryani” (5 reviews)
“naans” (8 reviews)
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Indian, International, Asian, Pakistani, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
413 Main St, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5C4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have a craving for Indian food, try their lunch buffet. It is reasonably priced, not too large a selection but what is there is absolutely delicious!! and all the Naan you can eat!!! The atmosphere fits the food, all service personnel are very...More

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Love the lunch buffet. Naan bread, a selection of curry, chai tea and dessert included. It is probably the best buffet in town.

Thank Mandy M
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I work in the back doing dishes and i must say the kitchen is always clean and kept up and the food is always fresh and made on the spot and the chef puts alot of love in the food he makes, hes always in...More

Thank Joshua M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Went with some friends for lunch. Delicious and fresh food as usual. It's even better when someone else pays! Yum.

Thank imunno1
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I've been here several times and never disappointed...it's busy at lunchtime so get there early if you'd like a table for their lunch buffet. Best Indian food! So fresh and several hot dishes to choose from...love the chai tea!

Thank okanaganbeachbum
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This restaurant seems to get better every time we pop over for lunch. We still have not made it for dinner, but it is our new "go to" place for lunch in Penticton. Located on Main Street, it is a smallish place with a certain...More

Thank captainronanejo69
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I don't live here but was so happy to have enjoyed lunch here today. The buffet and staff were wonderful, highly recommend.

Thank Laura W
Lachi_Indian_Rest, Owner at Spice Magic, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Hi Laura, Thank you for your review and kind words. See you again soon

Reviewed 14 November 2016

Had a delicious meal - samosas crisp - not greasy - not a fast food restaurant - everything was cooked fresh - nice mango lassi too:)

Thank Lorna d
Lachi_Indian_Rest, Owner at Spice Magic, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Hi Lorna, So happy to hear about your recent experience with us. We do make all of our samosa fresh daily. Thank you for your review

Reviewed 13 October 2016

It's never been as good as the first time I went there but the buffet is still very good. The value for the quality of food is fair and I have been happy everytime I've eaten there. Except I always eat too much as it's...More

Thank imunno1
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We arrived in town at 2 pm, needing lunch. Hubby was craving Indian food, so we called around to see who was open still for lunch. Spice Magic staff said they were closing at 2:30, but that we were welcome to eat the buffet, although...More

Thank Dawn R
Lachi_Indian_Rest, Manager at Spice Magic, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2016

Hi Dawn, Sorry for the late response. I did look into this issue and also spoke with our staff. We serve buffet 11am to 2pm and if the restaurant is busy we will keep the buffet going until 2:30pm. I spoke with our staff and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$20
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 Main St, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5C4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Penticton
  • Phone Number: +1 250-490-4746
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Spice Magic is an authentic Indian Restaurant whose traditional ambience brings you true Indian flavour with high quality ingredients, friendly service combined with modern dining. Our Executive chef is not only an awarding winning chef with over 25 years of experience in Indian cuisine, but also has incredible family history in Indian cuisine.

His grandfather, Chef Ibtiyaz Qureshi – renowned chef, inventor of Dal Bukhara and recipient of the Padam Shree Award – has been an influence and mentor throughout his life. When immersed in the meals Chef Yasin Mohammad Qursehi passionately prepares, one experiences refinement of cuisine only attainable through generations of fine-tuned craftsmanship. Specializing in Authentic Biryani’s, Tandoori Sizzlers and Curries, all with his modern, unique adjustments, Chef continues tradition with every dish.
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