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Buy The Sea

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Canadian
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106-2100 Main St, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5H7, Canada
+1 250-492-3474
09:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Thu 09:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haddock was very good and a large portion, just wished they didn't put the fish on top of the fries. By the time I got to the fries they were soggy. Nice, friendly cafe.

Thank Elizabeth P
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Went for the fish and chips and was not disappointed! This fish market has a small deli style seating area. The staff are very cheerfull and polite.The menu is full of tasty sounding seafood items. I got the halibut and fries. The batter was light and crispy, the fish was fresh and the fries were perfectly cooked. I will be... More 

Thank Tiffany O
Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Cafe style and a little pricey but worth it, the seafood was excellent and cooked to perfection. Had fish captains dish, one large piece of Halibut, prawns and oysters deep fried. My husband had raw oysters he said were excellent. They shuck them for you just request. Service was also excellent and friendly staff.

Thank marjmorrison
Kamloops, Canada
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192 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Great lunch special that is fast and very well made. The service was excellent. There is a large selection of fresh items and pre made frozen items.

Thank b h
Edmonton, Canada
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

It's true, this place is great! We ordered a two-piece cod and a two-piece haddock for dinner and enjoyed both very much. Good portion sizes and friendly service. It's a great option for a quick and tasty meal.

Thank Mack M
Edmonton, Canada
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a very tasty cod and chips at this restaurant. The cod pieces were a good size and tasted great. Store also has an interesting mix of fresh fish for sale.

Thank 219north
St. Albert, Canada
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107 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Had fish and chips here based on trip advisor reviews and them being the current best fish and chips in Penticton. It's true, all of it...great good, friendly staff and a quiet environment.

Thank Bpegrad
Ottawa, Canada
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

By The Sea has a sitting area for about 20 persons and also has a fish fish counter with a great selection. The fish selection at the counter was plentiful, the fish and chips were very good with a selection of cod, haddock, or halibut, and there was a lot of activity both in the restaurant and for take out... More 

Thank fai235
Penticton, Canada
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

One of my FAVORITE lunches in Penticton AND West Kelowna!! We love popping in for the cob burger and fries!

Thank KryseeA
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

On the advice of family, we checked out this little fish store and had some of the best fish and chips I've ever had. The day we were there the special was Cod so we went with that. Really nice portion and was full. The staff were great and very knowledgeable and kind. The fresh fish they had was amazing.... More 

Thank J-Girl D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106-2100 Main St, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5H7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Penticton
  • Phone Number: +1 250-492-3474
Seafood market and fish and chip shop.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?