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Melissa's Restaurant and Bar

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218 Lynx St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
403-462-5511
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7:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 111
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  • 49
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  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great breakfast value.

Good food, friendly staff, in an historic, cabin-like interior. We were there for breakfast, but they are famous for their steaks.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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English first
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

This place was recommended by our crappy hotel, Brewsters Mountain Resort. I should have known based on the standards of the hotel that this breakfast spot, apparently known for their Eggs Benny was going to be a hot mess. I order the Chorizo Eggs Benny. My order came on a hardly toasted English muffin with ground up taco meet and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Good food, friendly staff, in an historic, cabin-like interior. We were there for breakfast, but they are famous for their steaks.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Heard a lot of good things about the breakfasts - we went for dinner. Good start. Myself and my wife both went for combos; she had the lobster tail, salmon and baked potato, I had steak, half-ribs and fries. My food was very salty but kind of in a good way. Both the steak and ribs were delicious. My wife... More 

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Regina, Canada
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42 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

During a recent visit to Banff some thoughtful locals recommended this restaurant to us. We were delighted to take their advice and we were not disappointed at all. Good value, good selection, good service and the location is very good as well. What is not to like!

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Calgary, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We stopped in to have breakfast and found an inexpensive breakfast option with two eggs, toast, shredded potato, just under $8 each. The food was good, great coffee, and the service was good. It seems like an old heritage type building with exposed log walls, good ambiance for the Banff area, seating is just a little dark away from the... More 

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Alberta
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We stopped by Melissa's one morning on the recommendation of the concierge at our hotel. Delicious hot breakfast with large portions! My friend said her omelet was the best she had ever tasted! I thoroughly enjoyed my pancakes which were fluffy and the size of the whole plate! We ordered bag lunches to go which were reasonably priced and had... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Went here for breakfast and it was good. We were waiting for about 20 mins as it was a busy sunday morning. Could not fault the food however wasnt too impressed with the waitress. She did not say much or ask was were ok for everything etc. Got the impression they just wanted to get people out as quick as... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is always consistent. Servers are professional and helpful and I have always had good breakfasts. Chorizo Eggs Benny- perfectly poached eggs and crisp crumpets. Homemade chorizo has great flavour and spice. My hubby was loathe to let me try it. Huevos Rancheros, cheesy and flavourful, plate was piping hot when it arrived at our table. Coffee refills were... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Decent breakfast and reasonable price. Only complaint (and it seems to be the norm out west) coffee is expensive. Very good service and parking free.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We always go here for breakfast when in Banff and have yet to be disappointed. The service is always top notch. Quality of product is very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 218 Lynx St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: 403-462-5511

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?