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Where to Eat

Dining In Banff and Lake Louise

Your family is sitting around the table, excitedly recounting stories of hiking amongst awe-inspiring lakes and mountains. In the warm afterglow of a day well spent, you try to narrow down your options for dinner. It isn’t easy to choose, as the menu is packed with imaginative dishes featuring steak from Albertan ranches, regional produce, and wine from BC. For you, this is what it’s really all about: delicious and authentic food shared with people you love, for true connection to people and place.

Discover our Vibrant Food Scene

The food scene in Banff and Lake Louise is vibrant and diverse. From modern restaurants in the downtown core, to elegant dining rooms in grand hotels or cozy intimate bistro’s in back country lodges we have something for everyone. Explore a selection of stories from Banff and Lake Louise’s food scene, including locals’ recommendations and must-do food experiences.

A Taste of This Place

Nestled among spectacular mountains between some of Canada’s best farmlands, ranches, wineries and the Pacific Ocean, our chefs draw our regions rich food sources to create authentic and inspired dishes that rival our breathtaking scenery, and are a true reflection of this incredible place.

Ingredients unique to our area, such as bison, elk, and game meats, are found on many of our menu’s, complimented by a wide selection of regional craft beers, small batch distilled spirits and wines from across Alberta and British Columbia. When you eat here, you will not just be enjoying delicious food and drinks, but gaining a strong sense of connection to our people and our place.

In this place, you’ll find food that feeds your soul in a land that reinvigorates your love for life, nature and new adventures. Here, you will discover an authentic Canadian food experience that’s truly elevated, in an awe-inspiring setting that invites you to savour every moment, every view and every taste. Here, you will create memories that will stay with you forever.

The Best of Regional Cuisine

Creative. Sustainable. Regional. Discover some of the best restaurants in Banff and Lake Louise and savour some of the best ingredients of Alberta and British Columbia.

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