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Gold Pan Cafe

$$ - $$$
Diner, Canadian
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4140 3 Hwy, Rock Creek, British Columbia BC V0H1Y0, Canada
+1 250-446-2324
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Summerland, Canada
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I always stop at the Gold Pan Cafe - doing it since 1978. This time I ordered a hamburger and onion rings and in my opinion was delicious. While waiting for my take out order, a couple sitting at a table were being served their order of butter chicken which smelled so good I almost changed my order. I will... More 

1 Thank susan5161
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Nice experience, nice people. Very difficult to keep such a business in a place that has 1000 people only, yet they did it.

2 Thank Bujor T
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

While driving through Rock Creek, we decided to stop at this little cafe. They had pretty good food. Friendly staff.

2 Thank Cindy F
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158 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We stopped here due to a past experience. What a shock! The place needs a good clean. Staff very indifferent although our waiter was trying hard. We had the borscht and it was terrible with a piece of regular burned bread. As we found out it has changed hands and is now a place to pass by.

Thank 2olddogs
Castlegar, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 June 2016

After stopping at Rock Creek for a nice meal and a break for many years my family stopped this week and will never again patronize this restaurant again. We ordered the borscht and it was nothing more than watered down gruel. After leaving most of it uneaten because it was unedible we told the cashier and he seemed uninterested in... More 

1 Thank 1952ar
Osoyoos, Canada
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The Gold Pan is a quirky place with great food, heaping plates, pleasant service. See if you can get a table overlooking the creek. In our group of four, one had steak and wine, the rest had different types of burgers with beer, and all of us were happy. You can't find places like this much any more.

3 Thank catlover901
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

As a trucker, this place has it all for me. I can get good food with quick and friendly service, bathrooms are clean and there is plenty of parking space on the property. I recommend this restaurant to anyone who is travelling alone or with family and friends.

5 Thank Taj T
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

If I wanted East Indian food I would have stayed in the lower mainland! The table over from us received a burger as I was perusing the menu. Very dry, sad looking thing. Couldn't eat a thing on the menu!Had to pass this place by😔

1 Thank Jamrockinmama
Vernon, Canada
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99 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

For years I frequently stopped at this restaurant for breakfast on trips down to the States. Previous owners did a good job. Sadly, the new owners have decided to produce their meals differently and I find the quality has deteriorated dramatically. It starts with the deep fried bacon then moves to the deep fried hash browns and is topped off... More 

Thank RexBuck
Salmo, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 June 2015

I stopped at this restaurant for years ,always liked it - this time i stop at the restaurant and WOW - total fail -- he said the burgers were home made -- but -- the burger was the worlds cheapest brand mystery meat - the kind a dog will walk away from , I'm not kidding and the fries were... More 

1 Thank scott d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4140 3 Hwy, Rock Creek, British Columbia BC V0H1Y0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Rock Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 250-446-2324

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?