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Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
114-1475 Fairview Rd | The Cannery, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 7W5, Canada
+1 250-770-2001
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastrami” (9 reviews)
“focaccia” (19 reviews)
“french toast” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Canadian, Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Middle Eastern, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
114-1475 Fairview Rd | The Cannery, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 7W5, Canada
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Today I had a magnificent lunch of smoked beef brisket in a wonderful Bread role accompanied with pickles and salad..everything produced in house by the talented owner. The lemon infused water was continually filled up and lots of napkins for sticky fingers. I bought a...More

Thank 627linnr
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe was a bit tricky to find. Be sure to drive into the side parking lot at 1475 Fairview Road (corner of Duncan & Fairview) & enter the the Cannery Trade Centre through side door entrance off parking lot. This...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

So, my wife and I were visiting our son and his wife (and new grand-son) in Penticton this past June. One day he says "Dad... I'm going to take you for the best smoke meat sandwich you ever had". Well that's saying something because after...More

1  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I just had a fabulous lunch at Walla! We shared an awesome Greek salad and the house smoked pastrami sandwich, picture attached I hope! The pastrami was served on a delicious focaccia bun, with homemade pickles, tomato with onion & olives, au...More

Thank SueCQOkanagan
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We just bought one of each of the bourekas, one of each of the pastries, one Rye bread and focaccia buns from Walla at market. The boureka pastry (buttery, puff pastry) is unbelievable. It is so good and the fillings (pastrami, chicken liver, cheese/dill, mushroom...More

1  Thank B S
Reviewed 29 December 2016

a gourmet adventure every time...love the cosy bistro and the friendly staff and the food is made from scratch and delicious...my choice for healthy eating

Thank elfintachu
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The bread is so good, the staff friendly and helpful, the aromas appetizing, and my belly gets very happily filled every week with their delicious offerings! On Saturdays we stop by and fill our bags with hot Bourekas, beautifully made pastries, loaves of bread made...More

Thank Heather M
Ben M, Owner at Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2016

Heather, we are very fortunate to have you as a customer and love seeing your family every week. So glad you enjoy everything..Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to mention us.. .

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Moved to Penticton at the beginning of October and since then have been exploring the many gems of this city and surrounding area. This morning was our second visit to Walla's and like the first it was not only delicious but also an educational experience,...More

1  Thank Roland G
Ben M, Owner at Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Thank you Roland for letting us know. I'm very happy you and your wife have enjoyed everything so far. Your words are greatly appreciated and I look forward to seeing you again soon...

Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Moved to the Okanagan from NYC a couple years and hands down, Walla is the best place to eat in the region. The pastrami plate is absolutely sublime and the tuna sandwich will have you speechless. We've taken out-of-town/country visitors here and there is never...More

2  Thank Allegra F
Ben M, Owner at Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Thank you very much, that's quite a compliment! Glad you have enjoyed everything so far and hope to keep impressing you. . .

Reviewed 24 October 2016

Stop in for lunch or just to pick up some fantastic bread. I recommend the rye bread or brioche. The focaccia buns are to die for. They use them in the sandwiches as well which are a must try. Ben uses European flour that does...More

1  Thank Laura C
Ben M, Owner at Walla Artisan Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Thanks Laura. You have been one of our longest and most loyal customers. We appreciate your support!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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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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