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Elk and Oarsmen Pub & Grill

119 Banff Ave., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
(403) 762-4616
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Ranked #54 of 127 Restaurants in Banff
Price range: $1 - $70
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Calgary, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Very nice pub with great food. We order some elk burgers with appetizers. Great burgers, very good servers, she was on top of her game. Overall good food and bill was way less than i participated.

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Crestline, California
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Stopped by for a couple drinks and appetizer before heading back to our hotel. The staff was friendly and welcoming. The beer cold and the calamari delicious. They have a great bar/ music scene on Sunday nights with high quality entertainment. I highly recommend stopping in for a beer and some entertainment.

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

The food was delicious and the service was great! There was nothing to dislike about it. Prices were good and the beer was cold.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The service here is one of the worst I have ever received! The food was ok but the girls who serve are so involved in their own lives that you as a customer feel like you are intervening in their night! Bad bad bad!

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Mt. Laurel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We were surprised by the amount of seemingly pretentious restaurants in Banff and were happy to find an average "local" watering hole. The rooftop patio is great, weather permitting. The bartender was interesting and helped us plan activities during our trip. Would definitely return!

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Canmore
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The a Elk is my favourite place for pub grub in Banff. It offers REALLY good value for money, great atmosphere, consistent service, quality is good. Often good daily specials. Calamari is really good.

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NEWCASTLE
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Ate here for dinner a cpl of times and we weren't disappointed at all. The service and atmosphere are both great. The prices for the area were also reasonable. Prime rib and ribs are a must.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Had a chance to try both the bison and elk burgers. Both were awesome and the service was stellar considering we walked in off rush with about 20 people. Both burgers were great, big, and thick, though I preferred the elk. I practically grew up on bison and theirs was a little dry but still very tasty and a came... More

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Staten Island, NY
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This was the final restaurant on our tour. We were a party of about 30, they had 2 waitresses for 4 tables. The food was average. A couple of people ordered shrimps as an appetizer and we were all surprised they got 2. We found out that they thought they were running out, and after complaining they brought more to... More

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Banff
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71 reviews 71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Been there many many times. The patio is nice in the summer. If you are going for steak night, GO EARLY! I went early a few times and it was fine, the meat came the way I wanted, and they had all the sides, good value for money. When I went a bit late, all meat seemed pre-cooked, my medium... More

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Additional Information about Elk and Oarsmen Pub & Grill

Address: 119 Banff Ave., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
Phone Number: (403) 762-4616
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 70

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