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“Best burgers!” 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 #22 of 125 Restaurants in Banff
Price range: $31 - $50
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Wolf or Caribou
Transit: Public transit stops within walking distance.
Saint John, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
“Best burgers!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Saw Saltlik on "Burger Wars". It won for best burger in Banff, and we had to try it since we were there. The Kobe beef burger was wonderful and very filling. Also tried the bison( Wooly booly burger), which was also very tasty. Bring your appetite- big servings!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ste. Anne, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great couples treat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We've been twice now, separated by a few years, it is a favorite for us whenever we come to Banff. There are a few tables which are made for couples where you sit on a kind of curved loveseat. My wife likes that... Just make sure if your a lefty, sit on the left of your date! Anyway, we love the setting, the fireplace is great in the winter, and we love the food-though I am sure it is higher in salt than I should consume regularly... we've had steaks, halibut, and a few of the sides- all great. Our server had an easy way about him as many in the area do. If your looking for a pricey, but memorable meal for two, I suggest you give it a try.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Phoenix
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Kitchen dropped the ball!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

It took an hour to get our food which was mediocre at best. Even the waiter complained to us that the kitchen didn't know what it was doing. Yet never offered an apology. Stay away.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Calgary, Canada
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“If they specialize in steaks then the steaks should be much much better.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Patio is a nice place to sit and drink during the summer.
Food and wine both grossly over priced.
Payed for a fillet mignon with bernaise, received roast beef with BBQ sauce.
Seafood pasta was awful.
Halibut was not so bad though.
And the sidewalk patio is a great place for a drink.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Whitecourt, Canada
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Good overall steakhouse.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

I had a California cut blue cheese New York steak. It was ok, except there was a big hunk of gristle in it and it was overdone. You get to choose your sides and they are large enough to share. Our group shared lobster mashed potatoes, scalloped potatoes, seasonal vegetables, and asparagus. I would try it again on another visit.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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