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“Great Irish Food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of St. James Gate Irish Pub

St. James Gate Irish Pub
205 Wolf St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
403-762-9355
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Ranked #12 of 123 restaurants in Banff
Cuisines: Irish, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Edmonton Alberta
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Great Irish Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We dropped in for supper and found it to be very lively with lots of young people enjoying themselves.
I ordered an irish dish and my wife ordered fish and chips. Both were excellent and plentiful. The service was prompt and it was a fun atmosphere. The interior of the restaurant / bar is a work of art with all the irish decorations.

Visited February 2014
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great Atmosphere, Decent Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

My wife and I are from Calgary and have a 10 month old little girl. We enjoy going to Banff as a family and love the fact that St. James is a child friendly pub. You really do get the best of both worlds and the atmosphere is great. Sometimes the service is hit and miss but the food is what you would expect from a pub. We always order the nachos which are pretty good.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“some of the best ribs i've ever had”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

When you walk in you really feel like you've walked into a true Irish pub.

Highly recommend having the ribs.

Service was average to poor, they seemed understaffed the night we went.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Plenty of food ,lot of beer variety ,awesome service and atmosphere.The beer battered cod was huge and with a yummy tartar sauce .

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York Harbor, Maine
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“Great on Irish Night”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Went twice during our stay because the food and service was so good. It was a great value on Thursday. Nights as there was a good selection of Irish favorites and beers for half price.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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