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“best coffee in Canada” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Whitebark Cafe

Whitebark Cafe
401 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A9, Canada
+1 403-760-7298
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Ranked #26 of 127 Restaurants in Banff
Price range: $2 - $8
Cuisines: Café
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“best coffee in Canada”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

Liesel at Whitebark made us coffee that reminded us of home. Probably the best coffee we have tasted outside of Melbourne. If you are in Banff, come from Melbourne and are looking for a great flat white just pop in here!

Visited February 2014
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WhitebarkCafe, Owner at Whitebark Cafe, responded to this review, March 1, 2014
Thanks so much for the review! We love Liesel - glad you enjoyed your coffees!

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Pretoria
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great coffee and has almond milk!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

This cafe forms part of the Banff Aspen Lodge and one can use environment inventive vouchers from the hotel to get a hot drink at Whitebark Cafe.
The staff were friendly, the setting and lightning was great.
This place even has Almond milk, what a treat!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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WhitebarkCafe, Owner at Whitebark Cafe, responded to this review, March 1, 2014
Thanks so much for the review! Glad you enjoyed!

Lauren - Whitebark Cafe
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Banff, Canada
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40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
“Awesome coffee!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We stopped by here on our way dowtown the other day. The coffee here is fantastic! We didn't eat anything but there were some nice options for quick snacks (it was nice to see some gf options in such a small place as well). The staff were friendly and some of my girlfriends and I are thinking on making this our new weekend coffee meeting place. It's refeshing to see an authentic boutique coffee establishment in town now!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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WhitebarkCafe, Owner at Whitebark Cafe, responded to this review, January 26, 2014
Thank you so much for your kind review - and SO glad you enjoyed our coffee!!

Hope to see you again at the Whitebark!

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Impressive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

After being through most of the coffee shops in Banff and coming away unimpressed or even disappointed, Whitebark to the rescue! Excellent coffee, tasty treats and a cool vibe. A great spot

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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WhitebarkCafe, Owner at Whitebark Cafe, responded to this review, January 26, 2014
Thank you so much for your kind review! Hope to see you at the Whitebark again soon!

Lauren - Whitebark Cafe
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53 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Great coffee and a warm welcome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

This recently opened cafe attached to the Banff Aspen Lodge is a lovely addition to a super hotel. The coffee is of a good quality, with a nice selection of loose leaf tea's for those non coffee addicts. It is made with knowledge (there's nothing worse than a burnt coffee drink!) and there's always a cheery smile and a chat to welcome you back after a day on the slopes.

Visited January 2014
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WhitebarkCafe, Owner at Whitebark Cafe, responded to this review, January 26, 2014
Thank you so much for your review! So glad you enjoyed!

Hope to see you again!

Lauren - Whitebark Cafe
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