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Dining In Banff and Lake Louise

Restaurants are now open for indoor and patio dining, and takeout in Banff National Park. Please contact local businesses for current hours and any service changes.

The food scene in Banff and Lake Louise is vibrant, diverse and open for all to enjoy. With modern restaurants in the downtown core, elegant dining rooms in grand hotels, and cozy intimate bistros in backcountry lodges, we have something for everyone.


Banff and Lake Louise Restaurants

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.

Takeout Dining Options

Exhausted from a hard day of adventure in Banff National Park? Why not order in and relax in the comfort of your accommodation? Most restaurants and cafes offer takeout. Discover takeout options available in Banff National Park.

  • Banff Park Lodge

    Crave Mountain Grill breakfast favourites such as eggs benedict, full breakfast and parfaits. And for dinner, La Terrazza hand-tossed Pizzas and in-house made pasta including the famous Rosellini. Breakfast and dinner to go, daily.
  • Hello Sunshine

    They haven't opened their physical doors yet (hurry up June), but you can get in early and try their sushi, nigiri, Izakaya, and cocktails to go. Takeout available Thursday - Sunday, from 12 - 8 p.m.
  • Wild Flour Banff's Artisan Bakery Cafe

    Stop by, say hello or order online and pick up some homemade goodies from Wild Flour. Fill your order with bread, cookies, treats, and coffee.
  • El Toro Restaurant

    Canadian food with a Spanish and Mexican twist. Enjoy from the comfort of your room or outside in the fresh air. Takeout available for breakfast and dinner daily. Free delivery (5 p.m. - 9 p.m.) to Banff or pick-up available.
  • Maple Leaf Grill & Lounge

    With high-quality ingredients and classic Canadian flavours, you can't go past the Maple Leaf. Enjoy delightful seafood options, burgers, and sandwiches. Takeout is available daily for brunch, lunch, and dinner.
  • Banff Ave Pizza

    Banff Ave Pizza is bringing you mouth-watering pizzas, sandwiches, and appetizers. Add a thirst-clenching Banff Ave beer to the order while you're at it! Pick up available daily from 2 p.m and Delivery available daily from 4 p.m.
  • JK Bakery & Cafe

    If you are in need of sweet treats, fresh bread, or anything delicious, order online with JK Bakery. Don't forget to add tea or coffee to the list! Order online or drop in for a pick-up.
  • Nourish Bistro

    Enjoy your favourite plant-based comfort food on the go or in the comfort of your room. Online ordering is available for lunch and dinner, Thursday - Sunday.
  • The Eddie Burger & Bar

    Delicious homemade burgers and shakes (boozy for the adults if they feel like it) to go! Daily takeout and curbside pickup available for lunch and dinner.
  • Maclab Bistro

    Featuring healthy, creative comfort food inspired by fresh local ingredients. Enjoy a special take-away menu and have your delicious meal looking out over the Bourgeau Range in Maclab's large outdoor eating area.
  • Chuck's Steakhouse

    The perfect option for a gourmet dinner at home. Choose from ribs, burgers, or steak. Don't have regrets and make sure you order a dessert! Takeout available Wednesday - Sunday for dinner.
  • Juniper Bistro

    Not only is the food drool-worthy, but the views are too. Takeout and patio dining available for brunch daily.
  • Park Distillery Restaurant & Bar

    The perfect combination of camp-fired inspired cooking and plant-based menu items. Takeout orders are available Thursday - Sunday from 12 - 8 p.m.
  • Farm & Fire

    Offering a scrumptious woodfired menu to-go, this is the perfect menu to take out and share anywhere. Takeout available daily for lunch and dinner.
  • Three Bears Brewery and Restaurant

    A delightful combo of brewery eats and craft beer on the go. Order online some beverages, pizza, sandwiches or kid's meals. Daily takeout for lunch and dinner available.
  • Rocky Mountain Flatbread Company

    Handcrafted flatbread pizza topped with local ingredients or at home frying pan pizza kits. Takeout orders are available online daily for lunch and dinner.
  • Balkan Greek Restaurant & Bar

    Grab some greek on the go to enjoy by the river or lake, or in your room. Takeout orders are available online for Thursday - Sunday from 12 - 8 p.m.
  • Elk & Oarsman Pub & Grill Patio

    Enjoy the views from the patio at the Elk & Oarsman Pub & Grill. Pick your view of either Rundle Mountain or Cascade Mountain, sit back and enjoy the Elks pub menu daily for lunch and dinner. No reservations required.
  • Block Kitchen + Bar

    Still providing fresh and creative takeout dishes with an Asian flair. From curry bowls and ramen to burgers, check out their weekly takeout specials online. Takeout available, call to order.
  • STOCK Food & Drink

    The perfect grab-and-go option for a day of exploring the mountains. Order a coffee and a homemade artisanal meal. Takeout available daily from 1 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • The Bear Street Tavern

    The ultimate takeout menu: Mouthwatering Bear Street Tavern Pizzas for lunch and dinner and all those The Bison "Things" for dinner. Takeout available daily.
  • The Bison Restaurant & Lounge

    The winning combination of Bear Street Tavern Pizzas for lunch and dinner and all those The Bison "Things" for dinner. Takeout available daily.

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, complemented 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. Experience farm to table in Banff and Lake Louise.

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Plan Your Stay

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