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“Good Dining Experience” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Saltlik

Saltlik
221 Bear St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A1, Canada
403-762-2467
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Ranked #24 of 129 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Entertaining clients, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Wolf or Caribou
Transit: Public transit stops within walking distance.
Tucson, AZ
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Good Dining Experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Nice place for couples but a typical a la carte restaurant so it's not cheap. I had halibut, it was ok but sort of bland. The asparagus an au gratin potatoes were excellent and my partner had a steak that was good also. The atmosphere was wonderful and quiet, no annoying families with kids. Best part of the meal however was the creme brulee', outstanding!

Visited May 2013
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London
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“went oon the reccomendation of our bar man”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We went here one night on the reccomendation of our barman and were not dissapointed ... I have to say I enjoyed my steak and they are very big. We got a 1 side order of mini chips and one order of brocolli which concidering the size of the steak was loads. Wine in Canada can work out very dear but we ordered a bottle of local red wine which was nice The Waiter Mr Dunbar was really nice and friendly and filled us in on some local attractions. All in all the foood was very good I am not sure what the haters expect more from a humble steak but I have had many and this establishment's one was as good as any other place I have visited. There was a good buzz in the place and it is nicely decorated. Again like most places in North America the portions are huge so Europeans beware how much you order !!!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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St. Helier, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Very good food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

We eat regularly at Saltlik on our trips. The steaks are legendary and huge. Downstairs offers a good, mixed menu and became our favourite place for this last trip.

Visited April 2013
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Clearwater, Florida
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Not much of a value”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Touted by many as one of the best steakhouses in Banff... we were expecting much more. Service was adequate, but the food was, as the rating indicates, just average. Like many places in Canada, the menu was a la carte...and that always boosts the check price into the, "was it really worth it.." category.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Winnipeg, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A little over rated, or should I say alot!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

First thing I don't like dining in places where the servers think they are better than the customers. Secondly the restaurant was over priced considering the food was so-so. I think there are better options in Banff for Steak like Toro's or Melissa's( much better value).

  • Visited March 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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