Brunch in the Canadian Rockies can’t be beat. The luxury of a late breakfast with mountain views on the side is a sensation that you deserve on your trip to Banff and Lake Louise. What better way to prepare for adventure than with a hearty helping of back bacon and real maple syrup with a Caesar to wash it down?
Here are some great places to start the day at a delightful pace in Banff National Park.
Juniper Bistro boasts one of the best views in the valley, with frequent wildlife sightings as a bonus. Enjoy brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, when you can soak in the views and savour the Juniper's handcrafted, sustainable, and delicious creations. To top it off, these culinary masters have answered the Canadian call with a brunch-style poutine, complete with hollandaise sauce.
Crave Mountain Grill - Banff Park Lodge
Crave Mountain Grill offers premium yet relaxed dining, with food sourced from local and organic suppliers where possible. With wall-to-ceiling windows that show off the picture-perfect mountain views, you'll enjoy a laidback atmosphere and friendly service.
Are you in need of some breakfast comfort food after a big night? Coyotes Southwestern Grill has you covered. Specializing in fresh, wholesome food, the Coyote's menu is something to write home about. Try the huevos rancheros, a definite local’s favourite!
The Vermillion Room - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
If you’re looking for something extra special, the grandeur and elegance of The Vermillion Room will sweep you off your feet. Nestled in the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, The Vermillion Room offers a bustling atmosphere, effortless charm, and an extravagant brunch. Breakfast is served daily, but Sunday offers a Build Your Own Brunch feature that you won't want to miss.
Tooloulou's is a Banff locals' favourite spot for brunch. Enjoy a cajun twist on your favourite brunch classics, from eggs Benedict to Belgain waffles and everything in between. If the endless menu options make it hard to choose, we promise the breakfast poutine will not disappoint.
The Maple Leaf
The Maple Leaf in the heart of downtown Banff offers an enticing brunch menu every day of the week. Their log cabin design is sure to warm your soul no matter the season. Known for their mouthwatering maple bacon as well as their Canadian bacon Benedict, The Maple Leaf is an easy choice for an authentic Canadian brunch.
Farm & Fire
Located inside the Elk & Avenue hotel, Farm & Fire is passionate about delivering fresh, locally-sourced food to your table. Try the Canadian Benny if you are seeking a classic breakfast hit, or opt for the porchetta sandwich if you are more on the lunch side of brunch.