The Bison Lounge
Sumptuous Sandwiches and a great array of cheeses and wines call this place home. Made to order sandwiches are available for take away including favorites like smoked salmon and roast bison. Open from lunch to late night.
Street level below The Bison Restaurant, 211 Bear St, Banff, AB
Bruno’s Bar & Grill
A great little bar and grill, Bruno’s has been voted Best Burger Restaurant by the local paper readers. The all day breakfasts are as famous as the burgers. Live music is frequent and usually of excellent quality. Free wireless internet and a family atmosphere during the day. 8am – 1am. Take out available.
304 Caribou St, Banff, AB
Melissa’s Upstairs Bar
Melissa’s is constantly busy particularly at breakfast time where the eggs Benedict are a huge favourite. The steak sandwich platter for only $8 is hard to resist. The drink prices are quite fair especially during Happy Hour 4-7pm.
218 Lynx St, Banff, AB
Pepper’s Bar & Deli
An entertaining bar and deli with everything from breakfasts to burgers and pizzas. Mains will set you back between $8-$25. Food is served until 10.30pm and a free shuttle is provided.
Banff Rocky Mountain Resort,
corner Banff Ave and Tunnel Mtn Rd, Banff, AB
Rose & Crown
The portions in the Rose and Crown are massive. There is a great selection of burgers including bison, lamb and salmon. Mains will set you back $10-$20 and the kitchen stays open until midnight. During summer, the huge rooftop patio offers great views of the surrounding mountains.
202 Banff Ave, Banff, AB
St James’s Gate Olde Irish Pub
The St. James’ is odd. It was built in Dublin but assembled in Banff. It has an incredible 24 beers on tap and 30 single malt scotches. The steaks are renowned as some of the best in town. The menu is well varied with options such as the belly warming crab and asparagus soup. Mains cost in the region of $10 to $28.
207 Wolf St, Banff, AB
Tommy’s Neighbourhood Pub
There is daily special in Tommy’s that changes every day varying from a great value steak sandwich for $7 to a turkey and bacon wrap for the same cost. There is often 35c wings and perogies too that go nicely with one of the main course meals such as the Shepherds Pie. During summer, there is a sidewalk patio where you can watch the world go by as you eat your meal.
120 Banff Ave, Banff, AB
Wild Bill’s Legendary Saloon
This western themed saloon offers steaks, BBQ ribs, Tex-Mex, chicken and burgers. Mains will set you back around $10-$35). There is often great live music or some form of entertainment most nights such as the Wednesday night calf roping. 11am-2am.
201 Banff Ave, Banff, AB