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“Great place to eat” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Melissa's Restaurant and Bar

Melissa's Restaurant and Bar
218 Lynx St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
403-462-5511
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Ranked #34 of 121 restaurants in Banff
Cuisines: Canadian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Coquitlam, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great place to eat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Awesome staff! Jack made us welcome and met our every need. The food was excellent and our group of up to 20 were served together. We had lunch 4 days in a row and the menu allowed us plenty of vatiety.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“It was great!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

I've heard of Melissa's but never been there. Won't make that mistake again. Had lunch on Saturday and breakfast on Monday at Melissa's. Service was great, food was good and the atmosphere was fantastic. I'll be back!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Calgary, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“Not worth it”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

We have eaten here for breakfast twice on two recent trips to Banff. Both times were were not overly impressed. The prices are average but the food is too. Our breakfasts were served quickly but the quality was not great. Hash browns were shredded not, actual potatoe chunks and they were lukewarm at best. The bread that they use for toast is fairly tasteless. Coffee was just drinkable. There are better breakfast options in Banff.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Calgary, Canada
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Breakfast Stop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Stopped in for breakfast on a Sunday morning. There was a 20 min wait for a table for two but we expected that so put our name on the list and went out for a walk. I had the 'Mexican' breakfast. ( I can't remember the name.) and my friend had the 'Big Breakfast". I did enjoy the salsa in with the eggs and the hash-browns were also good. The "big breakfast" looked defiantly ample for it's size. (it wasn't finished). It has been quite a while since I'd been to Banff but it still seemed pricey for the quality. I might go back for dinner but there are certainly more restaurant to be tried in Banff so I probably won't be back for breakfast there for a while.

Visited November 2012
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Derby, United Kingdom
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“Disappointed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

We attempted to eat here one night but it was fully booked. That was nobodys fault but our own as we hadn't booked. We felt the proprietor was offhand but booked for the following night as we liked the look of the place.We were disappointed however, as the atmosphere felt rushed and the staff tense. It was busy but customers should be made to feel welcome whatever! My husbands steak was tough, in fact he said it was the worst he had in Canada. We will not be eating there again.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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