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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 #32 of 124 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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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Wandering along the main street of Banff, looking for a place for breakfast, with nothing really standing out. Asked a local shop assistant - "Where's the best place for breakfast?". She rolled her eyes back and said, "Oh, just go to Mel's - the BEST breakfast around!" So off to Mel's we went, full name "Melissa's MissSteak", two blocks back... More

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Surprised this is rated only 33rd in Banff (at the time of this review, at least - but only 3 have more reviews!). We ate at two others both rated higher but which were disappointing on food and/or service in comparison. There was a queue when we arrived (often a good sign) but it moved quickly as early diners left... More

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Bend, Oregon
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305 reviews 305 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Had heard great things about breakfast at Meslissa's and knew it would be worth the short wait - it was! Four of us enjoyed all that we ordered. Our waitress was good (though not too friendly). Meals were delish!

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Pinellas Park, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Deep dish pizza was excellent, love the lodge atmosphere in the dining room Parking on the street. Service was a little slow- our server had too many tables to manage

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Canmore
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Melissa's has been a favorite over the years for a reasonably priced meal with exceptional food. Staff "know what they are doing" and consequently make the dining experience memorable. In downtown Banff with easy access to everything else. A must do place to eat.

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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Yes this is the resturarant's name. Dined there several times food was good. If you sit by the windows it is a good people watching location. Good location for town walkers, river folk and park participants. Lots of locals dine here. Sandwiches, salads, hot food, 3 meals a day served. One of the better hotels located across the street. Good... More

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Lake Mary, Florida, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

If you are looking for a cute spot to have breakfast this is the place for you. The restaurant interiors is like a Swiss chalet with wood beams and ceiling. The breakfast menu Is diverse and reasonably priced. A must is the waffle. Probably one of the best I have ever had. The service was attentive and friendly. Check this... More

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Exeter
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

This location was recommended to us by friends and we were not disappointed! We had breakfast on two mornings here and it was great! The staff are very efficient and friendly and provide the kind of service we have come to expect in Canada. I would thoroughly recommend this location for breakfast!

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Granbury
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

The food was very good with good selection. The service was great also. Would eat here again anytime.

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Kelowna, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

We highly recommend this spot for breakfast. I had a veggie omelet, which was so delicious and my son had the Big Breakfast (he's a big football player) and we were both very satisfied with our portions. The food was delicious, and what's more, it was good value for our money. Service too was great. Even though it was very... More

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