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“Friendly Staff, Good Prices, Good location” 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 #14 of 129 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $8
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast
Banff, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Friendly Staff, Good Prices, Good location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I work at a hotel down the street, and it's so nice to have somewhere I can walk to grab a tea or coffee (for less than $6!). The girls I talked to a couple of weeks ago were very friendly and chatty as well, which was really nice to see in a new establishment. I also appreciate the variety in milks - serving almond milk is a great feature. A Starbucks-type experience for half the price :)

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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WhitebarkCafe, Owner at Whitebark Cafe, responded to this review, March 1, 2014
Thanks so much for the review!! Hope to see you again!

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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
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“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!

Lauren - Whitebark Cafe
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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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43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
149 helpful votes 149 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!

Lauren - Whitebark Cafe
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Sydney, Australia
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42 helpful votes 42 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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