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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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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
Most recent review
Great option in Lake Louise

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
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102 reviews 102 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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Perth, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner here one evening and were pleasantly surprised. The food was good (burgers and fries, simple and tasty), the staff were helpful and the price was great.

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Edmonton, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This place is very accommodating to our birthday party. Service was good and food was amazing. Everyone is happy with their order. Atmosphere is awesome. Price is average. Food portion is good for the price you pay. Very reasonable menu considering this is in a hostel in Lake Louise.

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Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Lake Louise is expensive. Bill Peyote's Café is a welcome respite for your wallet and palate. We had an excellent lunch and dinner here - nothing too fancy, but good value for money. The service was both attentive and cheerful. Although the restaurant is located in a hostel, this is a hostel that might be run by the Ritz Carlton... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We started each day with breakfast from here. The best value for the area. Staff is young and eager to please.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Every time I come to Lake Louise, I love eating here. The food is always perfect and the staff attentive and friendly.

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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94 reviews 94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The friendly vibe at this rustic Bill Peyto's Cafe puts everybody at ease. It's nice to find an inexpensive eatery in pricey Lake Louise that serves unpretentious food and plenty of it. We enjoyed the Thai Stir-fry and the Chicken Coconut Curry for the multitude of veggies and the tender chicken. Our waitress was so friendly, and she really hustled... More 

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189 reviews 189 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

If you want a good meal at a decent price in Lake Louise, then try Peyto's. The service is from friendly and the food is your standard pub fare. It is off the beaten path, but worth the visit. Enjoy!

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Food and Service is great! Nice place to go after a long days hike!!! Be prepared for a wait time because it is very popular with locals. Well worth the wait. Ate here a couple times while staying at the hostel.

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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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