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Magpie & Stump

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Mexican, International, Canadian
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203 Caribou St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
403-762-4067
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 81
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  • 103
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican cafe

The food was very good. The beer they have on tap is very good. Portion are large so easy to share. Staff very helpful and friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Betty L
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Wichita, Kansas
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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Whitby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Really excellent tacos, albeit a little small. We always eat here. Guacamole is good. Watch out for the sombrero.

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The food was very good. The beer they have on tap is very good. Portion are large so easy to share. Staff very helpful and friendly.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The Magpie and Stump looks like an old wooden shack from the outside. There is a pavement seating area, but inside the tables are very close together, you may not like this but it does create a lively atmosphere. Nothing outside suggests that this is a Mexican restaurant, but that's all there is on the menu. However, I had a... More 

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Vadodara, Gujarat, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

1st - the service was very slow. Almost, took half an hour to get my order. They claim to be very good in Mexican food but Mexican dished I ordered were tasteless. Didn't enjoy them at all. Will not recommend this once to anyone.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Right off the bat, we were seated at a table for four, which was a little small, but worked fine. We ordered the tortilla chips with guacamole and house salsa, which wad a nice kick, but the guac was simple. Looking at the menu, it seems that the dishes are expensive, but they are reasonably priced. The tacos (original soft... More 

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chennI
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Looks more like a pub but serves very decent Mexican fare. Seating available both inside and outside though the seats outside are very limited. Food menu and drinks menu was pretty decent and there was a small mix up in getting our food. The waitress was really apologetic and had some free starters served due to the time delay. Service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My family of around 10 people visited this restaurant in late June 2015. After a long day of traveling from jasper and visiting the nearby lakes, we were quite hungry by the time we came into town. This was the perfect restaurant to go to! After walking in, we noticed that the ground was covered with peanut shells and thought... More 

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We were looking for a place that was reasonably priced and didn't have a wait. This fit the bill for the evening. Friendly service, but the food seemed to come out a little slow. Tasty tacos and quesidillas. Loved the peanuts. We would stop here again.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Went a a family. Had great cocktails while waiting for table. Food was the best Mexican we have ever had We came away stuffed. And happy. Service was ok, decor was authentic and atmosphere was good to Would I go back YES

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We went their for dinner. This place was packed but the wait was not too long. . The ambience is good though the lights are way too dim.to even read the menu !!!!. They served vegetarian Quesadia as per our requirement. We would definitely recommend this place.

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Additional Information about Magpie & Stump

Address: 203 Caribou St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403-762-4067
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 9 - 23
Cuisine: Mexican, International, Canadian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 203 Caribou St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: 403-762-4067

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 23
  • Cuisine: Mexican, International, Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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