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Melissa's Restaurant and Bar

218 Lynx St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
403-462-5511
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Ranked #31 of 125 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Canadian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Calgary, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We got there early around 8:00 am - on a Saturday. No problem getting a table. Great food choices. I like the option to choose 1, 2 or 3 eggs depending on how hungry you feel. In the end my husband and I chose to share the crab and asparagus omelet (about $15) . Ir was light and fluffy and... More

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Toronto,ON/Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Without exaggerating I can say,that "Melissa's Missteak Restaurant" on 218 Lynx Street in Banff/Alberta is really the only restaurant you will need while visiting Banff.The excellent quality of the food,the ambience and the friendly & efficient service is consistent throughout the day.Why seek out other restaurants? "Melissa's" is located inside a Heritage Building;it feels like dining in a large,but cozy... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We ate dinner here and had a 30 minute wait. Our server was a little off-putting in his personality. I believe he was Australian. Seemed rushed and preoccupied. Hubby had ribs and said they were just Ok. He ordered a potato, but it came raw. He had to send it back. I had the stroganoff, true comfort on a chilly... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We popped in here as we wanted a lunch in a hurry.... We were not dissapointed... And although two of us had the French onion soup it was like a meal in itself, one had a burger everything was red hot and very good. Would highly recommend.

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

Kids menu has plenty of choices for all palettes. Our picky 6 year old was thrilled with the chocolate chip pancakes, and our 9 year old loved her poached egg, toast with honey, pancake & bacon. The Swiss Apple Pancake was delicious. Everyone tried it and agreed we have to find a recipe to make this dish at home.

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Boalsburg, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

We stayed in Banff for a week and returned once again to our favorite breakfast spot every morning! They do it perfectly! Every thing we tried was delicious especially the eggs Benedict and Apple pancake! The wait staff were all inviting, welcoming and competent. One of the delights of our trip! Next trip we'll actually try the other meals...lunch and... More

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Singapore
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

I'm so happy that I made the right choice of going to this restaurant. I got there at around 10+am and was told to wait for 15mins to be seated. The wait was less than 15mins even though there's many people waiting (the perk of traveling in two). Our server Craig was very attentive and friendly. I had the French... More

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Pleasant Hill, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

This is great food and wonderful portions, the english muffins and swedish pancake are fantastic. Canada has the best bacon and ham.

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Holt, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

We had so many wonderful experiences on our Titan tour of Vancouver, Inside Passage and the Rockies but I have tried to review our personal highlights (but I could go on forever ………….) I’m not going to review all the wonderful restaurants we visited in Canada but I feel that one MUST get a mention – Melissas. We stayed at... More

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Banff, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Excellent food and great value. One of Banff's rare great places to eat... However. We were seated by some mid 50old host who had a major issue with us attempting to choose the table we used. Snarky comments and stupid attitude made the idea of eating here almost unpalatable. Could do with a lesson in customer service. (Our serving staff... More

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