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.

RestaurantMenuStyleLocationPrice
Balkan, The Greek RestaurantIGreek120 Banff AvenueHigh $$$$
Bumpers, The Beef HouseISteakhouse603 Banff AvenueMid $$$
Tony Roma’sICanadian138 Banff AvenueMid $$$
Earls RestaurantICanadian229 Banff AvenueMid $$$
El Toro RestaurantICanadian-Spanish429 Banff AvenueMid $$$
Boston PizzaICanadian225 Banff AvenueMid $$$
Evergreen RestaurantICanadian459 Banff Avenue (at the Delta Royal Canadian Lodge)High $$$$
Melissa’s Restaurant & BarICanadian218 Lynx StreetMid $$$
Bison Restaurant & LoungeICanadian213, 211 Bear StreetHigh $$$$
Grizzly House RestaurantICanadian (Fondu)207 Banff AvenueHigh $$$$
Keg Steak House & BarISteakhouse117 Banff AvenueHigh $$$$
Saltlik, A rare SteakhouseISteakhouse221 Bear StreetHigh $$$$
The Old Spaghetti FactoryIItalian17 Banff AvenueMid $$$
Le BeaujolaisIFrenchCorner of Banff Avenue and Buffalo St.High $$$$
Maple Leaf Grill & LoungeICanadian137 Banff AvenueHigh $$$$
Silver DragonIChinese211 Banff Avenue (3rd Floor, Park Avenue Mall)Mid $$$
Terrace Dining Room & LoungeICanadian222 Lynx Street (Banff Park Lodge)High $$$$
TicinoISwiss-Italian415 Banff AvenueHigh $$$$
Sleeping Buffalo Dining Room & LoungeICanadianTunnel Mountain Road (Buffalo Mtn Lodge)High $$$$
Grapes Wine Bar & BistroICanadianFairmont Banff SpringsMid $$$
Three Ravens Restaurant & Wine BarICanadian107 Tunnel Mountain DriveHigh $$$$
Coyotes Deli & GrillIMexican-Mediterranean206 Caribou StreetMid $$$
Japanese Restaurant MikiIJapanese600 Banff Avenue (Inns of Banff)High $$$$
Chili’s RestaurantICanadian461 Banff Avenue (The Fox Hotel)Mid $$$
Tooloulou’s Bistro & BarICanadian537 Banff Avenue (Rundlestone Lodge)Low $$
St James’s Gate Olde Irish PubICanadian207 Wolf StreetMid $$$
Magpie & StumpIMexican203 Caribou StreetMid $$$
Elk & Oarsman Pub & GrillICanadian119 Banff AvenueMid $$$
Waldhaus RestaurantIGerman-SwissFairmont Banff SpringsHigh $$$$
Rose & Crown Pub & RestaurantICanadian202 Banff AvenueLow $$
Bistro Café de ParisIFrenchBanff Avenue & Buffalo StreetMid $$$
EdenIFrenchRimrock HotelHigh $$$$
PrimroseIFrenchRimrock HotelHigh $$$$
Masala Authentic Indian CuisineIIndian229 Bear St.Mid $$$
Seoul Country Korean RestaurantIKoreanSundance Mall, 215 Banff AvenueMid $$$
Wild Bill’s Legendary SaloonIWestern201 Banff AvenueLow $$
Pad Thai RestaurantIThai110 Banff Avenue, Clock Tower Village MallMid $$$
Ricky’s All Day GrillICanadian333 Banff AvenueLow $$
Toque PubICanadian124 Banff AvenueLow $$
Juniper BistroICanadian1 Juniper WayMid $$$
1888 Chop HouseICanadianFairmont Banff SpringsMid $$$