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“fab place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Bench Market

The Bench Market
Ranked #3 of 192 Restaurants in Penticton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$11
Cuisines: Cafe, Canadian, Delicatessen, Healthy
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Good for: Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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!"
vancouver
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50 reviews
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“fab place!”
Reviewed 3 July 2014

super cute patio! it was slammed when we pulled in on sunday long weekend morning. big line up that they tried really hard to deal with quickly and efficiently. (not quite succeeding as we had to wait quite a long time for the foodstuffs). the breakfast benny looked absolutely delish. i had the breakfast sandwich, not so great, i just don't see any reason for a wholewheat english muffin - but that's a personal choice. the hubby had the pie which was awesome. coffee was really really good, well done barista!

Visited June 2014
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West Kelowna
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34 reviews
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“A delicious lunch”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

After cycling with friends In Penticton, we headed to The Bench for lunch. As usual, the sandwiches, soup and salads were delicious. We sat outside ( until it started to rain) and just thoroughly enjoyed the ambience of this charming little cafe. Both the food and the service was excellent. Always a treat to visit here when we are in Penticton.

  • Visited June 2014
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Hinton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Lovely little surprise”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

The Bench is tucked away on a residential street just up from the lake, serving the neighbourhood and tourists alike. There are plenty of interesting food items to take away on top of the great freshly made food for on-site (or take-away) consumption. Well prepared and of great quality, the food is scrumptious, The outside tables are very popular on the quiet street, and on cool days the customers can enjoy the inside ambiance with original artwork for sale on the walls. A charming little surprise for the visitor!

  • Visited June 2014
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Canmore, Canada
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5 reviews
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“Perfect breakfast spot”
Reviewed 4 June 2014

My boyfriend and I were recently in Penticton and found this cafe via tripadvisor. They have a great patio and in door seating if thats what you prefer. We both had the egg on an english muffin. He had the fruit and granola and I had the fruit salad. The food was excellent but not very filling. So if you want something more hardy...maybe add the bacon to it! Because this place is so popular it took a while for the food to come out. But I would totally go back for a chill relaxing breakfast.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Kirby H
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Calgary
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Best breakfast sandwich I have ever eaten.”
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Great spot to have breakfast and just relax on the patio. I think it was unanimous at our table the breakfast burrito was the best any of us had ever eaten. I just wish we had discovered this before it was our last day in Penticton. Definitely will be where we go next time we are in town.

  • Visited June 2014
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