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Head Smashed-In Cafeteria

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PO Box 746, Fort Macleod, Alberta T0L 0Z0, Canada
(403) 553-2188
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Head Smashed in Cafeteria

We really liked the bison burgers. The facility is clean and well run. Also, the gift shop had lots of memorabilia.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
sheila2646
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Lethbridge, Canada
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Edmonton, Alberta
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The cafeteria is what you would expect when it comes to looks, the food is really good, we had the buffalo stew and the buffalo chili with bannock, good portion sizes and well done. The staff is also very friendly.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We really liked the bison burgers. The facility is clean and well run. Also, the gift shop had lots of memorabilia.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The food is very good and the prices are very affordable. There is even buffalo stew and buffalo chili.

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Granum
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

As the title suggest, the menu is limited. Food served is mediocre. They need to offer more variety.

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Unity, Saskatchewan, Canada
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This cafe style eatery was clean, but service was slow. My stew was lukewarm, but had good flavor. The bannock might have been made a couple of days ago as it was dry. My husband's buffalo burger was very good. Prices were high enough for what you got. (a small plate of onion rings was 6.95)

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Lethbridge, Canada
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The Tacos were so tasty. While visiting the site we were also treated to a sample of Berry soup. Yummy!!! Servers were friendly and place was clean. There were other foods available, I just prefer the Tacos when I can get them.

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Nelson, NZ
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The cafe had a limited menu on the day we visited but the food was tasty and well priced. We enjoyed the soup and burgers.

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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

I had lunch at the end of my visit and sampled my first buffalo burger and it was very tasty.The service was quick and efficient and there was room for 50 or so in the cafeteria area which served a variety of fast foods quickly and efficiently.

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Calgary, Canada
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Buffalo wrap and buffalo stew were excellent. Simple fare, for a quick bite, but sufficient choices.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The menu at Head-Smashed-In Cafe might appear simple, but the flavors and variety in the food are incredible. As someone who is rather health conscious, I was truly impressed with the healthy options on the menu (garden salads, wraps, sweet potato fries, yogurt parfait). The cafe also plays on the “native theme” with menu items such as Buffalo burgers, Buffalo... More 

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Additional Information about Head Smashed-In Cafeteria

Address: PO Box 746, Fort Macleod, Alberta T0L 0Z0, Canada
Phone Number: (403) 553-2188
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Fort Macleod
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: PO Box 746, Fort Macleod, Alberta T0L 0Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Fort Macleod
  • Phone Number: (403) 553-2188
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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