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Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe

) #26 of 145 Restaurants in Penticton $$ - $$$ Cafe, European,
114-1475 Fairview Rd | The Cannery, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 7W5, Canada
+1 250-770-2001
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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pastrami” (9 reviews)
“focaccia” (18 reviews)
“frittata” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, Canadian, Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
114-1475 Fairview Rd | The Cannery, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 7W5, Canada
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11 - 20 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 6 July 2016

I recently stumbled upon Walla Foods and was blown away by the experience. The dining area is quite small but cozy and the overall presentation is homey but the food is OUTSTANDING! Trust a stranger.. if you want a quiet Mediterranean dining experience this is...More

3  Thank John S
Ben M, Owner at Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Thank you so much for the endorsement. Very kind of you. Happy you enjoyed everything.....Ben.

Reviewed 5 July 2016

We went there for lunch had Mushroom Barley soup with a Rosemary focaccia bun One of the best soups i have ever eaten On Saturday check out there booth at the Farmers Market more goodies from the bakery

1  Thank Andy A
Ben M, Owner at Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2016

Thanks Andy! Always nice to see you when you're visiting Penticton. .

Reviewed 31 May 2016

We did not eat there, but bought excellent bread ( rye and pumpernickel) at Penticton's farmer market. How can we get this marvellous breads to Vancouver?

1  Thank saxaxe
Reviewed 13 April 2016

My wife had noticed this small cafe tucked away in the interior of an old building called the Cannery which has been chopped into a variety of commercial outlets from cafes to theatres. She wanted to try it for lunch - I was less enthusiastic...More

1  Thank Majarhumanservices
Ben M, Owner at Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Many thanks for taking the time to enjoy and also to review. Greatly appreciated. . .Ben.

Reviewed 1 April 2016

Recently I had an opportunity to visit Walla many years later after my first visit. To my delight I found the quality just as high as I remembered, if not better. I had several meals at Walla; the soup was exceptional, bread was in a...More

Thank MishaRobert
Ben M, Owner at Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Thank you Misha. Great to see you again ... Ben

Reviewed 6 February 2016

While visiting Penticton we had the chance to visit Walla twice. I felt like I left Canada and landed in a cafe in Paris. The coffee is great, the food and pastries are even better. The food is made fresh with love and the best...More

2  Thank J V
Ben M, Owner at Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Paris? Cool.... Thanks for writing....Ben.

Reviewed 6 February 2016

I have eaten here three times this past week and have not been to Walla for a few years since I live out of Penticton now. The food quality is amazing to this day. For $20 dollars two can eat for a king and queen...More

1  Thank B S
Ben M, Owner at Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

We are fortunate to have such a loyal customer. Thank you for visiting and enjoying, and for letting everyone know....Ben.

Reviewed 9 January 2016

No, it is not a snazzy or fashionable place, neither is the location in The Cannery one of the towns foremost addresses, but if you value healthy baked goods, prepared in the traditional, healthy way or enjoy breads, which have substance, it is the place...More

1  Thank Golestan1
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Here you will find down home service, food with an Israeli influence, food that I haven't found anywhere else. I just had to try it especially when my interest was peaked by the reviews that are here. The Israeli tuna sandwich, well presented, large enough...More

1  Thank dave984MooseJaw
Reviewed 20 November 2015

With out a doubt the best House-smoked Pastrami I have ever eaten And the Home made soups, I had the borsh soup it was fantastic so good in fact I came back the next day to have another one . Can't wait to be in...More

Thank Andy A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114-1475 Fairview Rd | The Cannery, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 7W5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Penticton
  • Phone Number: +1 250-770-2001
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Description
We are a unique artisan bakery and bistro located in the center of Penticton, serving delicious, rustic dishes for brunch and lunch, all made from scratch with natural ingredients. Our breads and buns are fermented for 3 days and made without any additives. We also have a variety of artisan foods to take home, and from May to October you can find us every Saturday at the local downtown market on Front St.
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