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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 #3 of 125 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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Washington DC
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had to sit at the bar because we didn't have a reservation. Our waiter and also the bartender made some great recommendations. The tapenade for the three dips was incredible. The only bad dish was the greek salad. It was very large but it was drowning in green peppers and dressing. Very unappetizing. The pita was very tasty but... More

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Had read previous reviews about this restaurant and as we are fans of Greek food we booked a table in advance for a meal. Restaurant itself is very nice, staff were friendly and helpful. We were asked immediately if we wanted drinks without much chance to look at the drinks menu but we ordered some wine anyway. From then on... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

The staff all work hard to make sure you have a great dining experience. We ordered one of the Greek platters for two and left with a doggie bag. A lot of food. Probably the best lamb chop ever! So tender, moist, flavourful. Next time we will go on a Tuesday or Thursday night.....Greek night....apparently they break plates, have entertainment,... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We so enjoyed our honeymoon in the Banff area of Canada! In our pursuit of great places to eat, we discovered, Balkan! Wow, this place is so good and we vote it the best place to eat in downtown Banff! Not only was the food fantastic, but it was one of the few affordable places to eat in that area.... More

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Spain
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I love Greek food so when on holiday in Banff I was delighted to see this restaurant and couldn't wait to try it. unfortunately it was very disappointing. My wife and I had not made a reservation so were prepared to wait the 20 mins for a table and were pleased when that turned out to be 10 mins. There... More

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Ottawa
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280 reviews 280 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

We stopped for a quick bute and were not disappointed. Initially we were going to go for their lunch special of lamb gyros but the waiter suggested their pork. To put it simply, they were great. Service was quick and almost no wait time.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Something else than the Greek I had it mind but the food they have here is perfect! Don't order too much, the portions are big but enjoy what you order: you'll love it!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Never thought I'd go to a greek restaurant in Banff....but it was highly recommended and a nice change to burgers and fries. Staff is very friendly and the food was fantasic. What I certainly loved the most was that we could bring our fresh trouts, that we had caught, and they prepared them for us deliciously!

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Winnipeg, MB
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

This was our favorite Restaurant during our stay in Banff. Our waitress was top notch! The food was outstanding. I had a Greek salad and opted to get the balsamic vinegar added to it at the table. Without it, the salad was ordinary... with it, it was amazing. Our appetizers and main course were all exceptional! We will definitely be... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

We ate dinner here and ordered a selection of pastas and some gyros. The food came in decent servings, the lemonata (pasta) was a bit to sour, the gyros were yummy. The service was nice to begin with, however when we miscalculated the tip our waiter became very rude, which is unacceptable. This left us with a bitter taste -... More

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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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