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Hooded Merganser

) #6 of 145 Restaurants in Penticton ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Fusion
21 Lakeshore Dr W, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 7M5, Canada
+1 250-487-4663
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Opens in 21 min
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American, Canadian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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21 Lakeshore Dr W, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 7M5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I made reservations here on a Saturday for our 5 year anniversary dinner. We sat on the patio , the view of the lake was gorgeous. Our server was nice although we could tell he was busy. Our entrees took a little...More

Thank skylinegirl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere with a nice patio right on the water. They have a cricket flatbread pizza... I regret not ordering it. Next time!

Thank mjschlosser
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As "regular" customers for many years, our last experience was disappointing. We hadn't been out for a family dinner in a while, so were looking forward to this. Seems like some of the food sizes have gone down. We ordered calamari which was half the...More

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful dinner here, with very creative & tasty food choices. Portion sizes were generous for us. Sat on patio, and loved the water and mountain view.

Thank R Dan S
PentictonLakeside, Marketing & Social Media at Hooded Merganser, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review, hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a warm summer evening at 6pm. We had a reservation though it wasn't very busy when we arrived. By the time we left, it had picked up quite a bit. We were greeted promptly and given the option of sitting inside or on...More

Thank Richelle C
PentictonLakeside, Social Media & Marketing at Hooded Merganser, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review! Glad you enjoyed your experience. We'll be sure to pass along the positive feedback to Ethan!

Reviewed 1 week ago

great location on the water in the evening. Food was average, the meal we had here last year was much better.

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view was great but the food was disappointing! The chicken club sandwich was pretty good but the yam fries were soggy and the aoili as so bland. The halibut was really well done but the parm fris were less than spectacular. Service was just...More

Thank Glendora T
Reviewed 1 week ago

the waitress was amazing, all staff seemed very professional and efficient, even though it is a busy place! for good reason, great atmosphere, and setting, the food was good as well. try the shrimp tacos....

Thank Leanne_E_12_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the breakfast Eggs Bennie and it was great ! Wife had the oatmeal with Fruit and it was very good as well. Looking out at the lake is very pleasant, the water is fine. Service was very good and the waitress very pleasant.

Thank Al W
PentictonLakeside, Marketing & Social Media at Hooded Merganser, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! Glad you enjoyed your experience with us! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

food was ok .. nothing more ; waiter was very nice .... however would never pay $40.00 for rack of lamb... way too expensive for that .. other than that an average restuarant

Thank Irene L
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Lynda R
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Response from OldJetJock | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know. No one in our party had any dietary restrictions so we were not sensitive to that option.
Lynda R
29 December 2015|
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Response from mvanharen | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other comments. I had dinner there so don't know, I would give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 35
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
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07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Lakeshore Dr W, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 7M5, Canada
    (Main Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Penticton
  • Phone Number: +1 250-487-4663
Named after the rare and reclusive North American duck that shares its name (and flew onto the restaurant patio during name selection) the Hooded Merganser is a culinary and architectural masterpiece that straddles Okanagan Lake to offer panoramic views of the lake and mountains.Inside, the décor is luxurious, the atmosphere is casual and the menu diverse yet surprisingly reasonable: contemporary local cuisine and phenomenal views of the Okanagan Valley.
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