Category Archives: Dining Guide

Fine Dining

Le Beaujolais
212 Buffalo Street
(403) 762-2712

Banff’s most awarded restaurant!
Romantic! Enchanting! Impeccable! Delectable! Classical yet innovative French cuisine is complimented by the elegant decor and a beautiful view enjoyed from the many window-side tables. Enjoy our dining experience with 3 different menus “Prix Fix” from $40.00 in addition to our “A La Carte Menu” and Banff’s most extensive wine selection.
Jacket and tie optional | Open from 6 p.m. | Amex, Visa, MC

Rob Roy Dining Room
Banff Springs Hotel
(403) 762-7626860

International cuisine with tableside flambes and nightly dancing in a formal, elegant atmosphere at the magnificent and charming Banff Springs Hotel.

Jacket and tie | Amex, Visa, MC

Ticino – Swiss-Italian
415 Banff Avenue
(403) 762-3848

Ticino is the Southern most province of Switzerland and is famous for its distinctive Swiss cuisine with an element of Italian influence. If you are planning a party or are in need of facilities for a group dinner, talk to us about your ideas. Our price range is moderate.

Main Courses from $11.00 – $26.00 | Open daily from 5:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Ethnic Foods


Silver Dragon – Cantonese and Peking Cuisine
211 Banff Avenue, 3rd Floor
(403) 762-3939

The large menu features a wide choice of Cantonese and Peking cuisine. Enjoy selecting your live lobster or crab from our seafood tank. The selection of mouth watering desserts include candied apple and banana, almond jelly tofu and Kiwi surprise. Every weekend in Banff, enjoy Dim Sum Brunch.

Fully Licensed | Take-out & delivery | Open everyday from 11:30 am to 10:00 p.m.


Balkan Restaurant
120 Banff Avenue
(403) 762-3454

This charming family owned and operated restaurant is well recognized for delivering the authentic flavours of Greece right here in the Rockies.

Fully Licensed | Lunch and Dinner | Open everyday from 11:00 am to 11:00 p.m.


St. James Gate Pub & Restaurant

Excellent Irish dishes in an authentic Irish pub setting. Most popular Irish, British and Scots beers, porters, stouts and of course as the name suggests, Guiness.


Giorgio’s Trattoria
219 Banff Avenue
(403) 762-5114

Relaxing, casual and very affordable dining featuring Italian specialties, pasta and pizza cooked in our special wood burning pizza oven.
Open from 4:30 p.m. daily | Reservations accepted for parties of 8 or more

116 Banff Avenue – above McDonald’s
(403) 762-4002

Banff’s most popular stop for Italian food. All our pasta is home made with 100% Durum Semolina and egg white. Main Course from $9.00 per person. Daily specials and an excellent selection of wine, beer and liqueurs.

Open from 5:00 p.m. daily | Amex, Visa, MC, DC, JCB | Reservations accepted


225 Banff Avenue, Upstairs
(403) 762-4773

Traditional Japanese fare with sushi bar and partitioned rooms.

Amex, Visa, MC

Sukiyaki House – the locals favorite…..
211 Banff Avenue, Upstairs
(403) 762-2002

Traditional sushi and tatami rooms overlooking Banff Avenue.

Fully licensed | Amex, Visa, MC


Magpie & Stump
203 Caribou Street
(403) 762-4067

A rustic step into an old-style Mexican cantina, featuring traditional Mexican and Rocky Mountain grub in a casual, friendly atmosphere. Families welcome.

Amex, MC, Visa | Open daily for lunch and dinner

Family Restaurants

Rocky Mountain

The Banff Keg
Two locations – Banff Caribou Lodge and 117 Banff Ave downtown
(403) 762-4442 or (403) 760-3030 (downtown)

Friendly staff, kids’ colouring menus and lots of great food to choose from. Traditional chicken, steak and burger restaurant with a flair for the extraordinary and a taste of California.

Change area in washrooms | Reservations appreciated
Open daily from 11:00 am to 11:00 p.m.

Bumper’s Beef House
603 Banff Avenue
(403) 762-2622

“If you haven’t been to Bumpers, you haven’t been to Banff” is the motto of this popular family restaurant – a Banff tradition since 1975. Fun, efficient service and good value complement the Alberta beef specialties and all-you-can-eat salad bar. Prime rib, steaks and baby back ribs are house favourites. The Loft Lounge is a favourite local watering hole featuring pub game. Entrees are $8-$19.

Children’s menu | Open daily from 4:30 p.m.

229 Banff Avenue, Upstairs
(403) 762-4414

Bright, loud and child-friendly. Extensive fresh food menu which draws from Canadian, Mexican, Cajun and Oriental backgrounds. Daily specials and consistent quality assures your satisfaction.

Change area in washrooms | Open everyday from 11:30 am to midnight

Hard Rock Cafe
137 Banff Avenue
(403) 760-2347

Classic burgers and grub in a rock and roll atmosphere. Family style restaurant with friendly service and great food.

Open daily from 11 am to 1 am | Children’s menus | Change area in washrooms

Joe Btfsplk’s Diner
221 Banff Avenue
(403) 762-5529

Yearning for a bit of the 50’s? This place has consistently friendly and speedy service and the menu includes all of your old favourites and features “blue plate specials”. The portions are big but the prices are small.

Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Fast Food and Take Out

Aardvark Pizza
304 A Caribou Street
(403) 762-5500

Some of Banff’s best pizzas, wings and donairs. Take out, pick-up or delivery (no seating).

MC, Visa | Open daily and nightly from 11 am to 4 am

Dairy Queen
Cascade Plaza, downtown
(403) 760-2570

All the burgers, fries and dairy treats you’re used to. Hot Eats, Cool Treats!

Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Kentucky Fried Chicken
202 Caribou Street
(403) 762-8867

The usual finger-licking good chicken. Eat in or take out.

Open daily for lunch and dinner.

116 Banff Avenue
(403) 762-5232

The Big M, just like anywhere else. Eat in or take out.

Change area in washrooms | Open daily from 7 am to 11 p.m.

137 Banff Avenue
(403) 762-5700

Subs made right before your eyes. You choose the toppings. Eat in or take out.

Open daily from 10 am to 3 am

Canadian Rockies Dining Guide, Banff, Jasper, Canmore


Banff, Jasper and Canmore, Alberta

The Canadian Rockies towns of Banff, Jasper and Canmore offer some of the world’s finest most delicious foods, whether you’re looking for a fine dining experience, a creative fusion of cuisines, or a good pizza.

The food in the Canadian Rockies will please your eyes and your appetite.

The food in the Canadian Rockies will please your eyes and your appetite.

Typically, the great food is paired with spectacular views of the surrounding Canadian Rockies, cozy surroundings that include fireplaces, and the terrific service of friendly locals.  Follow the links below to your dining needs.