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Tekarra Restaurant

Hwy 93A South (Hazel Ave) | 1 km South of Jasper Townsite, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
(780) 852-4624
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Ranked #3 of 79 restaurants in Jasper
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Canadian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Opened in June 1952, Tekarra Restaurant is celebrating its 60th anniversary. For the past 17 seasons Chef David George Husereau has been creating world-renowned dishes garnering wonderful reviews including The Foders Choice Award Winner for ‘Best of the Best’. This season we invite you to join us for a culinary experience where you will be treated to Chef Husereau’s locally inspired menu by our professional yet friendly staff.Located only 1 mile south of the Jasper town site, Tekarra Lodge has always been a favorite for Jasper National Park locals and visitors alike including such starlets as Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio, John Travolta, and Lance Armstrong. Our peaceful setting amongst the pine trees includes a wonderful outdoor patio where you may glimpse deer and elk while enjoying a gourmet meal or sipping an exquisite Canadian wine. The Tekarra Dining Room has a unique, inviting charm all of its own with the original wood decor creating a true Rocky Mountain feel. Whether you are dining for a special occasion or just to get away, Tekarra Restaurant can assure you a memorable evening.
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West Menlo Park, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We ended up dining here three times in our 7 days in Jasper. We love the setting and on two nights were able to dine outside. We particularly enjoyed the salmon trio appetizer, a great salad with forest berries, the chicken is done perfectly, as are the spiny lobster rolls, and tofu. The service and atmosphere are top notch. The... More

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nj
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Driving past a camp ground, we saw this lodge that did not look spectacular. We thought about not going in. Thank goodness we did! This was one of the best meals on our trip. The food was different and delicious. The staff was great as well. We sat on the deck, had a bottle of wine, and relaxed with a... More

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Barcelona, Spain
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My couple and I were traveling in BC and Alberta for two weeks and this was the best restaurant where we had dinner during this period. The location is great, and nearby you can enjoyed a great view of the Athabasca river. But the most impressive thing here is the food. As appetizer we ordered the wild salmon trio and... More

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San Francisco
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

a first class restaurant, about a mile outside of downtown Jasper. My wife and I fully enjoyed our dinners, though we thought the food and value at The Raven Bistro (which we absolutely loved) were better. Tekarra has an interesting and varied menu and the service was excellent. The experience was fairly intimate, in spite of the large dining room.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I too was taken by some of the reviews on here and so booked Tekarra for our 1st wedding anniversary dinner while visiting Jasper. Upon arrivial, we were given a nice table on the deck, although the view was of the parking lot and the surrounding cabins. We were sitting for probably 15 minutes before they took our drink order.... More

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Calgary, Canada
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166 reviews 166 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Tekarra restaurant is in a building that resembles a ski lodge with touches of mountain décor inside. it is located outside Jasper (but just barely) as part of a resort lodge. We managed to get reservations but only because we picked an early time - the place is a reasonable size but filled up during the time we were there.... More

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Portola Valley, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The Tekarra Restaurant is located at the Tekarra Lodge on Hwy 93A a few miles out of town. The Lodge is a series of rustic cabins dating back to the 40s and 50s and reasonably well maintained. The restaurant is very high end with a focus on food presentation of their ala carte menu with small, creative portions. My wife... More

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canberra
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

there were many choices in the menu, even had a kids menu. the food & service was very good . it deserves to be the listed as the 2nd best in Jasper.

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Banff, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We went for girlfriends bday and had a wonderful experience! The food was exquisite, service from Tanya was spot on! We had a great table on the patio at dusk. Amazing scallops and crab roll appetizers. Sous vide venison and beef pampardelle pasta were delish! We will definitely be back. Great location, great atmosphere....a wonderful find only minutes from downtown... More

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Edmonton,AB
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69 reviews 69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We booked the restaurant on line after reading reviews on Trip Advisor. Firstly; their web site was user friendly, we were able to read the menu online and reserve online. An email confirmation followed promptly. This dinner was to celebrate our anniversary and everything that night was superb. We were able to sit outside and enjoy the great weather (and... More

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