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“the epitome of fresh made”
Review of The Random Dish

The Random Dish
Ranked #24 of 212 Restaurants in Penticton
Price range: US$5 - US$11
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Reviewed September 22, 2017

The Random Dish is just that. New and random dishes everyday because everything is made from scratch. The food is served with attention to detail and with passion. The owner loves what she's doing.
The onion " strings " are one of the most popular and unique menu items. The baked good are also made daily and change frequently as well. You can't eat there and not try SOMETHING from the baked goods! They will also do custom cake orders for just about any occasion. The menu variety always offers a great selection for both breakfast and lunch and at reasonable prices. This is one place where you truly get what you pay for . Also, come hungry! The portions will satisfy any appetite. I've often seen people with take home leftovers. It has limited hours ( 8 - 3 M - F ) but I think that must make time for all the fresh food preparation. It's nice to know a restaurant that offers a genuine and unique experience.

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Reviewed September 2, 2017

Only open for short hours (lifestyle choice?) but it is well worth it to go here for lunch, Lots of food, friendly atmosphere.

Thank Max J
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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

My family and I ate a late breakfast here the other day. The food was good. Nothing any of us had was RAVE worthy, but every dish was quality food. I really enjoyed the ch/avo wrap. The grill is too hot to order basted eggs (the way I like them), but our sunny side up were nummy. The potato cubes weren't cooked enough, but I forgot to ask for them well done.
Coffee is made fresh to order!!!! Every cup we had was perfect. But refills do cost $.
Now the baked good there are to die for!! On the way out we got a few items from their glass case and my god, so glad we did.
They also do cakes there, with a wide selection of flavours and options. I think I might order a chocolate strawberry cake for the next birthday in the family!!

Thank Jessica B
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Tiffany C, Owner at The Random Dish, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2017

Thank you so much for your truly honest review.
I look forward to making you a cake someday soon❤️

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Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

We stopped by The Random Dish for a late lunch one Saturday. A few older couples and white-haired friends were seated at various tables. A slender man called out to sit wherever we wanted. Moments later the same man appeared with menus and explained the daily specials. We ordered lattes and studied the menu. I ended up ordering the Turkey Wrap with Fried Onions. The wrap was a generous size and stuffed with tender turkey, tart cranberry sauce and carrots. It was the perfect combination of crunch and soft textures (no one likes a mushy wrap or sandwich). The cranberry sauce lended the right amount of zing to the wrap. I wanted to save half for later, but I couldn't put it down. Next I sampled the fried onions. They were Devine! The fried coating was delicate (not thick where you can't even find the onion) and crispy. I don't usually go for fried onions, but I would definitely order these again! The Random Dish is a great breakfast and lunch cafe with delicious meals and affordable prices. The only issue is the hours. It is only open from 8-2, so you need to get breakfast later and lunch earlier. This will be a staple place for us!

Thank Emily A
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Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

They know how to bake cakes here. The absolute best cupcakes, cakes etc...!!!! Exceptional baker. The cakes are super moist, real butter cream, so so much better than your typical store bought cakes, it's the real deal.

Thank Mark P
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