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Bill Peyto's Cafe

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203 Village Road, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Description: in the Canadian Alpine Center-- it's in the youth hostel

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great casual dining - dies it well

Good food with plenty of choice (inc. veggie options), great beer on tap & really affordable in this area. Even the local police eat here! We really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere, friendly servers and proper pub grub plus great noodle dish

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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139 reviews 139 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Good food with plenty of choice (inc. veggie options), great beer on tap & really affordable in this area. Even the local police eat here! We really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere, friendly servers and proper pub grub plus great noodle dish

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Tahoe City, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We weren't sure what to expect in a restaurant that's part of a hostel. It was crowded, we had hit it at the rush, but the servers were unfailingly positive and warm. We were treated well, were seated ASAP. The food was fantastic: such a nice change from road food! The smoked salmon fettucine alfredo was awesome (especially on a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Located in one of the best hostels in North America the rustic decorated Peyto Bills Restaurant offers good food at reasonable prices considering most other restaurants in the internationally renown tourist town of Lake Louise are infamous for gouging tourists. The menu is fairly standard western fate of burgers and pasta dishes as well as a good selection of local... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Don't let the fact that this is a hostel deter you. As a bit of a culinary snob, I was hesitant to try this. I was so pleased I did though. The food was yummy but the pop on tap not so much. Try it you will love it.

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League City, Texas, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Nice place to grab a bite. The food is good and so are the prices. Very casual, in the lobby of the youth hostel. Good variety, something for everyone.

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Red Deer
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61 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

The food is simple, but there is a very nice range of choices. There is a reason why it is so popular - good portions, good prices, and extremely friendly service. It gets very busy on the weekends, but is totally worth arriving early!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We were looking for a budget-friendly place to go for dinner. At first, we were surprised that it was part of the hostel. Not really what we were looking for, no? But, the setting was so nice. Basic, but nice and the atmosphere was great. The waitress was very friendly, without overdoing it. We immediately got glasses of tap water... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Very pleasant simple decor, great food and service was very polite. They were quite busy, but there was no fussing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

While in LL for a work meeting I had lunch here almost every day that week and NEVER had a disappointing lunch. The elk burger was excellent and even better the staff was super friendly. A great warm relaxed cozy environment for lunch and not crazy expensive.

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Alberta, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Located in the hostel at Lake Louise, this busy little place is a hidden gem. It was very busy on the Friday night that we ate here and, due to a large birthday party being held there that evening and a no-reservation policy, we had to sit at two tables across the restaurant from each other. The two waitresses, though... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 203 Village Road, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Healthy

Description

in the Canadian Alpine Center-- it's in the youth hostel

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