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Shades On Main Restaurant

) #60 of 145 Restaurants in Penticton $$ - $$$ , Mexican
1909 Main St, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5H5, Canada
+1 250-493-0465
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (5 reviews)
“eggs benny” (3 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
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Canadian, Mexican
$$ - $$$
1909 Main St, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5H5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we often eat at Shades when we are in Penticton and have always enjoyed our meal. The prices are reasonable and the service is friendly

Thank 652dellam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure about this place....felt like I was doing them a favour by being here...not entirely sure why , but this is my review so I guess its my version. Service was okay. Food was very slow. I ordered the Chile Relleno. It was okay,...More

Thank rocketman000
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Heard great reviews about the eggs benny. They were right! Suggestion maybe they make a half order available as it was way too big for my mom.

Thank sherbear71
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This was a favourite place for either lunch or dinner, but then the service & menu deteriorated so it was a pleasant surprise to return thus Winter & experience some positive changes. There is a Latin American ambience now with seemingly new owners, staff &...More

Thank phyllis71344
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We read many reviews about Shades and it was recommended as 'the best breakfast in town' but we don't agree. Menu is very large, eggs were good but not hot - just not as good as other places we have been to

Thank MKE239
Reviewed 28 December 2016

If you want quick service and excellent food Shades On Main has it down to a tea. I liked the happy family style environment, pleasant management and food to please. It's an easy place to find right on Main Street with parking behind.

Thank JeanettePenticton_BC
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Long a place known for its breakfasts (my first job back in the 1970s was in the same place when it was known as the Donut King, then the Royal King), Shades' Mexican dishes are also worth a try. It's a busy little place at...More

Thank Charp1
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Their Caesar salad is the best I've ever had. Crave it! They also have the best Mexican food in town. Friday nights that is. I have friend from Vancouver and Calgary who every time they visit must have their breakfast. Burrito.

Thank thelake_10
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The food is made fresh on site. For a quick turn around even when they are packed, the staff at Shades go above and beyond to make your experience memorable. I have been inand out of there in...More

Thank denis9752
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Last two times in the service was not up to par. Tried second time after the last attempt was a fail and this time nobody would even come over and greet me, or simply ask if i wanted any drink and was about 5/6 mins...More

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Sandra B
14 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
29 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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 20:00
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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