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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 #5 of 127 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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cochrane
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

The first fatty goat ever in my life, happened upon me with goat stew at the Balkan restaurant in Balkan. During the culinary festival, they added something from home and I hope it'll stay there. Not wanting to make a fuss, as it was supposed to be a fun dinner, I ate and suffered the fatty taste. Sadly , these... More

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Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Everything was great from service to meals and drinks. We ordered Lamb, it was baked to perfection. Excellent appetizers and great service.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This was my first stop after a tiresome journey from the southeast U.S. I had planned on a dinner here but since it was mid-afternoon and right next to my hotel it was the obvious choice for a late lunch. As it turned out, I arrived just as the kitchen was closing for lunch, but they held it open for... More

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Had lots of fun, just disapointed with my food, which is why i go to restaurants... Could have been a great experience if a little more effort went into the food.. Food was luke warm at best and under seasoned.. The basics were missed... Server was prompt and the atmosphere was a lot if fun...

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My wife and I ate here in late Oct 2014 and had one of the best meals of our trip. We ordered the spanakopita which was crispy and a generous portion. We also had the fasolada soup which was spicy and delicious --full of vegetables, well-seasoned. Our favorite was the vegetarian moussaka. It had a rich topping and layers of... More

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Evergreen, Colorado, United States
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We stopped by here for lunch while on holiday in Banff and were blown away by the wonderful Greek selections we enjoyed. We split the appetizer share sampler which included calamari, Greek meatballs, dolmas, and spanakopita - all very delicious, and too much for even two of us to eat! And for dessert, we shared baklava, which was huge -... More

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United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The food was superb with plenty of choice on the menu. Portions are very generous - the appys in particular are share sized! Attentive, friendly service without being overly obsequious. The restaurant was full all evening with a buzzy but not overly noisy or crowded atmosphere. The barman also mixes a mean mojito; highly recommended!

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Banff, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

Visited with family for the local special. It was not offered directly but only after we asked. Ordered Calmari and pita with dips as starter, and have to say they were nothing special. For main, I had lamb shank which was good however garnish rice and vegies were under seasoned. Husband who is chef could not finish his chicken souvlaki,... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A very nice restaurant with delicious food, a remarkable wine list with a significant amount of interesting Greek wines, good service and an upscale-comfortable ambiance.

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Fort St. John, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Hoping that we might enjoy ourselves again, with memories of a great time a couple of years ago, I choose this restaurant from memory, and was not dissapointed. Happy that I made a reservation for the Saturday night, we enjoyed excellent service and outstanding food once again. While it was definately 'off season' for Banff, the room filled quickly after... 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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