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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, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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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
Cosy atmosphere

Nice furnishing, like at home. Friendly service, good food, nice purtions. We had breakfast only, shared one dish.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Budapest, Hungary
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  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Bloomington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The food was outstanding and the service was even better. The staff was gracious and very interested and helpful in making our trip to Banff the best. They offered wonderful information regarding hiking and scenic drives. Please order the Eggs Benedict at least once when you stop in for breakfast - best ever!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Nice furnishing, like at home. Friendly service, good food, nice purtions. We had breakfast only, shared one dish.

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Cordenons, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

My husband and I had a breakfast here and we found it very good. It is reasonably priced and the service is good.

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Best breakfast we had on our entire Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper trip. We can highly recommend the Belgian waffles, pancakes, omelettes and huevos rancheros. We went back for lunch and it was delicious as well. Food was fresh and tasty. Service was excellent.

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Cheshire UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were recommended Melissa's by stranger we met on Banff gondola, especially for the steak he said. Well the first that surprised us was the limited beer choice. Then the little covered trolley to show us the nights fish & steak options was déjà vu back to the 70's. Everything about the decor & the service felt like it hadn't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We asked for a recommendation for a place to get breakfast all day and were told to go to Melissa's. It was very mediocre and expensive for the food. $12 for bacon and eggs or a hamburger. The service was not great...we were never offered a refill on our coffee. Food was ok but nothing special. There are a lot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A great place to get a meal. I had steak (it's Alberta, get the a steak) and it was awesome. Service was good with a decent kids menu too. Prices a a bit high ($40 for a steak dinner) but for Banff it was probably a decent value (Banff is a insanely expensive). We left happy but $105 lighter in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

While visiting Banff, we ate breakfast and dinner at this restaurant. Both meals were very good. Being from the USA, we could not believe the prices for meals while visiting Canada, but all the places we stopped were tourist areas and feel that did make a difference. Would highly recommend stopping at this restaurant, good service and food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The Swiss Apple Pancake is cooked in an iron skilet. It has finely chopped apples in it and is cooked to a golden brown with a crispy edge. It is thicker that a normal pancake. This was our 2nd trip to Banff & these pancakes were #1 on our of things to eat when we got back to Banff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had breakfast at Melissas an it was so good. The service was perfect as well! The inside looks like a big log cabin. Highly recommend breakfast here.

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Additional Information about Melissa's Restaurant and Bar

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

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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: Large groups, Local cuisine, 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?