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Shades On Main Restaurant

$$ - $$$, Mexican
1909 Main St, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5H5, Canada
+1 250-493-0465
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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Canadian, Mexican
$$ - $$$
1909 Main St, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5H5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used to eat at Shades when we were here in the 80's & 90's on holidays. Used to be lively and had great service. Man it sure isn't the same. Lifeless, no ambience, just a tv set running endless sports ! Food was terrible,...More

Thank Crowraven57
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Very good breakfast with lots of choices. Our son and daughter-in-law had the Mexican options which they both thought were great!

Thank MavisfromSK
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Really glad we went here for breakfast - huge portions so I didn’t end up eating the rest of the day! Great selection for breakfast and fast service. I’m looking forward to trying other things on the menu.

1  Thank CanadianInKuwait
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I went for breakfast while visiting Penticton. We had never been to Shades on Main before. We were pleasantly surprised with the Mexican choices on the menu. The food was delicious and the portion sizes were huge. Service was great! We will...More

1  Thank Tjp101010
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had a good dinner there. The breakfasts are also good. It is good for parking and the waitress was very friendly and attentive.

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Fast,friendly and declious. A great local and different out of a corporate dinning. Go you will definitely enjoy the food!

Thank thelake_10
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great food, good menu choices, comparable prices and friendly staff. Have never had a bad meal here !

Thank Kim20131942
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The is the go to place for the best breakfast in town,.The portions are HUGE, food is fresh and don't worry about the line up, it moves fast. I cannot share enough about how truly wonderful they can make the first meal of the day....More

Thank Zeswick
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We love this restaurant so much that we are now ordering dinner to take home almost weekly. I have breakfast there too. Excellent food, healthy portions, great variety.

Thank trey347
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I didn't want to go there because the advertising made it seem to be a Mexican restaurant: I dislike that cuisine. But my husband wanted to try something new so we went, and went back again several times. The prices fit our retiree budget and...More

Thank Gail M
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Sandra B
13 January 2016|
Response from Keith B | Reviewed this property |
oftendining com restaurant_info order. php?store_id=1907 gives you an idea, you'll need to add / where the spaces are to get to menu link as html is not permitted, hope it helps
Darryl G
28 August 2015|
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Response from fishingguy2015 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I have never been to Mexican night. But a reservation is always a good idea especially if you have a large party dinning out.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, Mexican
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1909 Main St, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5H5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Penticton
  • Phone Number: +1 250-493-0465
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