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Balkan Restaurant

120 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L-1A4, Canada
403-762-3454
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Ranked #4 of 126 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $27
Cuisines: Greek
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert

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Eatontown, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

We make it a point to eat at the Balkan Restaurant every time we are in the Banff - Lake Louise area and after at least 10 visits we are happy to say that we have never had a bad experience. The food is consistently good, especially any dish that includes lamb. We have eaten there with 20 people and... More

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Camrose, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is above street level, so you will have to climb a few steps to reach it! Totally worth it! Loved the lunch special, soup, sandwich and salad! All extremely tasty and I ate every single bite! After lots of walking and shopping, it was the perfect lunch spot and I will look forward to dining at the dinner... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

On a conference, the trip organizer took a group of about 50 to this place, his favorite in Banff. All were pleased! Later at my hotel I asked for a recommendation, and the Balkan came up again. I returned again for dinner, and it was great. Hard to beat if you like Greek or a good meal for your $$.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

My friends and I ate here for the local special, 3 courses for $25. There were good options to choose from on this menu - appies included choice of calimari, pitta, spanikopita, mains choice of chicken stuffed with feta and spinach, skewered meat, baked salmon, or vegan peppers, and desert cheesecake or honey walnut cake. I had the pitta, stuffed... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I went in the beginning of September and enjoyed the service from the moment I walked in! The host was very engaging and the food was fresh! I had the masala it was very good recomend trying. Call ahead to make reservations as can be busy especially on live entertainment evenings. The entertainment was a awesome treat to experience it... More

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Burlington, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We made reservations for my wife's 40th birthday based on the other reviews and were not disappointed. The food was great as was the atmosphere. Our waiter was really helpful recommending food and wine for the group. It was definitely a memorable night for my wife and our group. Thanks, we will be back next time we visit.

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Aspen, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Food is excellent and the best service i experienced all week.The menu was quite varied but not overwhelming.The staff was friendly and they know how to move the food out to hungry folks.

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Cheltenham
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107 reviews 107 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The food was good, but we didn't like where we were seated. We'd booked in advance, but were put right at the back of the restaurant, which was away from the 'buzz', We thought this was because a large party was coming in, but this didn't happen, and by the time we realised this, we were well into our meal.... More

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Airdrie, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We arrived at 5:00pm with reservations. Our meal orders were taken relatively quickly. By 5:20pm the waitress returned to say that they had just run out of the moussaka and instead of returning with the menu, she suggested the vegetarian moussaka or the eggplant appetizer instead. With moussaka being such a staple of Greek food, running out of such an... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

After reading a review on TripAdvisor, we decided to try this restaurant on our recent visit to Banff. We were not disappointed! The food and service were excellent. I would highly recommend the Balkan Restaurant on your next trip to the mountains.

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Additional Information about Balkan Restaurant

Address: 120 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L-1A4, Canada
Phone Number: 403-762-3454
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
Average Prices: USD 13 - 27
Cuisine: Greek

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