BANFF DINING GUIDE

People from all around the world come to explore the Canadian Rockies, but Banff isn’t just about the Rockies – it has so much to offer: from the breathtaking attractions, to the warm people and the cozy lifestyle to the multitude of fine foods and wines. There is a wide range of amazing restaurants throughout the resort featuring every type of cuisine imaginable. This makes Banff an amazing place for a foodie adventure in Banff as well. If you are looking for a  Foodies  trip from A to Z, check in at  a unique place, endowed with distinctive character in spite of its large size. A heaven for a real foodie – it is here that you’ll find , one of only five CAA 5-diamond awarded restaurants in Canada. This celebrated restaurant offers an exquisite dining experience and the exceptional scenery is just a bonus. Eden is renowned for its delicately crafted French cuisine, influenced by fresh local ingredients. It has been honored for the tenth straight year with AAA / CAA 5-Diamond and “Best of Award of Excellence” Wine Spectator awards. People from all around the world come to explore the Canadian Rockies, but Banff isn’t just about the Rockies – it has so much to offer: from the breathtaking attractions, the the warm people and the cozy lifestyle to the multitude of fine foods and wines.There is a wide range of amazing restaurants throughout the resort featuring every type of cuisine imaginable. This makes Banff an amazing place for a foodie adventure in Banff as well. If you are looking for a  Foodies  trip from A to Z, check in at Rimrock Hotel: a unique place, endowed with distinctive character in spite of its large size. A heaven for a real foodie – it is here that you’ll find Eden, one of only five CAA 5-diamond awarded restaurants in Canada. This celebrated restaurant offers an exquisite dining experience and the exceptional scenery is just a bonus. Eden is renowned for its delicately crafted French cuisine, influenced by fresh local ingredients. It has been honored for the tenth straight year with AAA / CAA 5-Diamond and “Best of Award of Excellence” Wine Spectator awards.

For a breakfast guide, check our breakfast & coffee blog , featuring the best breakfast around Banff.
When you are craving for Asian food, please look into our TOP Asian recommendations. 

Enjoy Banff restaurants picks featuring:

  • European Food: Ticino Swiss-Italian Restaurant in Banff for 34 years. Le Beaujolais and Bistro Café de Paris are other restaurants rooted in Banff for 30 years. El Toro Restaurant first opened their doors in 1978 and offers rewarding continental dishes.
  • Meat lovers : Choose from the best locally-inspired dishes, including world- famous Alberta beef. The Keg, with two Banff locations, is a favourite Canadian chain, having been around for over forty years. Saltlik Restaurant is another excellent steakhouse. Bumpers Beef House should be also on your foodie itinerary one evening.
  • Canadian dishes:Maple Leaf Grille & Lounge serves Canadian steak, seafood and wild game, including bison, elk and duck. Earls is a Canadian favourite and has an outstanding selection of dishes. The same can be found at The Bison Restaurant & Terrace on Bear Street. Contemporary Canadian cuisine you will also find at theTerrace Restaurant at the Banff Park Lodge and at the Evergreen Restaurant at the Delta Banff Royal Canadian Lodge.
  • International cuisine. Greek cuisine is featured at Balkan The Greek Restaurant ( a MUST while in Banff), Thai cuisine is well represented at Banff’s newest restaurant,Bamboo Garden. Less formal but great tasting, Pad Thai, at Clock Tower Village Mall, is another excellent choice.If you feel like Chinese food, Silver Dragon Restaurant has been renowned in Banff for excellent Chinese cuisine. A taco eatery and tequila hub, Magpie & Stump is Banff’s only Mexican restaurant and has been a favourite of visitors and locals ever since.  East Indian fare is available at Banff’s only Indian restaurant, Masala Indian Cuisine, and Banff’s only Western restaurant and bar, Wild Bill’s Legendary Saloon, is renowned for their entertainment and good, wholesome food. Around the corner from Wild Bill’s is Tooloulou’s, which specializes in Cajun and Creole cuisine and their breakfasts are a Banff favourite. Across the street from Tooloulou’s is The Eddie Burger + Bar, which is where locals and the rest of the world meet for the best burgers in town. Our agents have great local knowledge and can help you choose which restaurants will be best for you, so all you have to do is enjoy yourself. Undoubtedly Banff restaurants won’t disappoint!To use our interactive dining guide, simply click on any of the headings to sort the list by that column. If you want to view the menu for a particular restaurant, click the icon.

To use our interactive dining guide, simply click on any of the headings to sort the list by that column. If you want to view the menu for a particular restaurant, click the I icon.

Restaurant Menu Style Location Price
Balkan, The Greek Restaurant I Greek 120 Banff Avenue High $$$$
Bumpers, The Beef House I Steakhouse 603 Banff Avenue Mid $$$
Tony Roma’s I Canadian 138 Banff Avenue Mid $$$
Earls Restaurant I Canadian 229 Banff Avenue Mid $$$
El Toro Restaurant I Canadian-Spanish 429 Banff Avenue Mid $$$
Boston Pizza I Canadian 225 Banff Avenue Mid $$$
Evergreen Restaurant I Canadian 459 Banff Avenue (at the Delta Royal Canadian Lodge) High $$$$
Melissa’s Restaurant & Bar I Canadian 218 Lynx Street Mid $$$
Bison Restaurant & Lounge I Canadian 213, 211 Bear Street High $$$$
Grizzly House Restaurant I Canadian (Fondu) 207 Banff Avenue High $$$$
Keg Steak House & Bar I Steakhouse 117 Banff Avenue High $$$$
Saltlik, A rare Steakhouse I Steakhouse 221 Bear Street High $$$$
The Old Spaghetti Factory I Italian 17 Banff Avenue Mid $$$
Le Beaujolais I French Corner of Banff Avenue and Buffalo St. High $$$$
Maple Leaf Grill & Lounge I Canadian 137 Banff Avenue High $$$$
Silver Dragon I Chinese 211 Banff Avenue (3rd Floor, Park Avenue Mall) Mid $$$
Terrace Dining Room & Lounge I Canadian 222 Lynx Street (Banff Park Lodge) High $$$$
Ticino I Swiss-Italian 415 Banff Avenue High $$$$
Sleeping Buffalo Dining Room & Lounge I Canadian Tunnel Mountain Road (Buffalo Mtn Lodge) High $$$$
Grapes Wine Bar & Bistro I Canadian Fairmont Banff Springs Mid $$$
Three Ravens Restaurant & Wine Bar I Canadian 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive High $$$$
Coyotes Deli & Grill I Mexican-Mediterranean 206 Caribou Street Mid $$$
Japanese Restaurant Miki I Japanese 600 Banff Avenue (Inns of Banff) High $$$$
Chili’s Restaurant I Canadian 461 Banff Avenue (The Fox Hotel) Mid $$$
Tooloulou’s Bistro & Bar I Canadian 537 Banff Avenue (Rundlestone Lodge) Low $$
St James’s Gate Olde Irish Pub I Canadian 207 Wolf Street Mid $$$
Magpie & Stump I Mexican 203 Caribou Street Mid $$$
Elk & Oarsman Pub & Grill I Canadian 119 Banff Avenue Mid $$$
Waldhaus Restaurant I German-Swiss Fairmont Banff Springs High $$$$
Rose & Crown Pub & Restaurant I Canadian 202 Banff Avenue Low $$
Bistro Café de Paris I French Banff Avenue & Buffalo Street Mid $$$
Eden I French Rimrock Hotel High $$$$
Primrose I French Rimrock Hotel High $$$$
Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine I Indian 229 Bear St. Mid $$$
Seoul Country Korean Restaurant I Korean Sundance Mall, 215 Banff Avenue Mid $$$
Wild Bill’s Legendary Saloon I Western 201 Banff Avenue Low $$
Pad Thai Restaurant I Thai 110 Banff Avenue, Clock Tower Village Mall Mid $$$
Ricky’s All Day Grill I Canadian 333 Banff Avenue Low $$
Toque Pub I Canadian 124 Banff Avenue Low $$
Juniper Bistro I Canadian 1 Juniper Way Mid $$$
1888 Chop House I Canadian Fairmont Banff Springs Mid $$$