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Chaya Restaurant

118 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
(403) 760-0882
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Ranked #65 of 128 Restaurants in Banff
Cuisines: Asian, Japanese, Noodle
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

First ramen I ever had and I was not disappointed. I'm coming back here when visiting banff. Tip: call them for reservation cause its pretty busy and they only have small space.

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San Diego, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We love ramen and I don't know if it was because we were so cold that anything warm would be welcome but this is the best ramen I have ever had! get the hot and spicy! so good!

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Black Diamond
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Nice if you want a quick snack (sushi) or a bowl of ramen. It is a $$ place, but tastes like Japan. Located near McDonalds, in case you can't find it.

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Banff
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71 reviews 71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The food is good, it is quite authentic and not pricey at all. It is a really small space though, so you might have to wait a while to get a table. The service is not that great a lot of the times. The ladies who work there tend to be a bit scary. We once got yelled at because... More 

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Regina, Saskatchewan
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75 reviews 75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Great Banff luch spot. Delicious soups, noodle bowls, dumplings and some sushi. We had spicy peanut noodle soup, gyoza and a chicken veggie rice bowl. Prices are reasonable; my soup was 12 dollars! Well worth a lunch stop!

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Marco Island, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is a very small place with about 9 tables. You place your order and then your food is brought out to you. If you like Inexpensive Japanese then this is the place for you. They also have sushi rolls. Their Ramen Noodles Soups are very good and have large portions. If you get ther before 5 PM you'll get... More 

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Banff, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a little Banff gem that can be very busy at Lunch and Supper, but worth the wait. Very popular with the local crowd, Chaya does great Ramen and the rest of the menu is true to form. Eat here!

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Vancouver, B.C.
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Traveling from Vancouver, we were missing our ramen. We were so excited by the rave reviews about this tiny place in Banff, we had to try it. We came out with such a disappointing experience, even our eight year old foodie couldn't give it a thumbs up. The first evening, we were hoping to stop in for an evening snack.... More 

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Edmonton
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Small restaurant. Just serves noodle and rice dishes. reasonable priced. Need to order up by front and the staff will deliver to your table. Busy during summer. About 6-7 small tables. Hard to get a large group inside. Can drop by and if busy, they will take your name and give you an approximate time to come back.

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I was very disappointed with the food that we ordered. The food were not great. Sushi was not available. Very small restaurant and not enough tables. Customers who want to eat there were asked to come back later.

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Address: 118 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
Phone Number: (403) 760-0882
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
Cuisine: Asian, Japanese, Noodle

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