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“Super pub” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Elk and Oarsmen Pub & Grill

Elk and Oarsmen Pub & Grill
119 Banff Ave., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
(403) 762-4616
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Ranked #53 of 128 Restaurants in Banff
Price range: $1 - $70
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Canmore, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Super pub”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

The pub are good ambiance friendly staff.
The food are very tasty.
I very like my experience there.
Its not to expensive overall its a good place to go with ur friend

  • Visited April 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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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Rainham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Good dinner with family”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013 via mobile

Frendly Canadian bar restaurant loads of space so always will get a table. Very basic but nice food? Deor a traditional bar so no need to dress

Visited April 2013
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London
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Good but not great”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We were regulars on our last trip so couldn't wait to get back to the Elk but were a little disappointed that the food was not quite as good this time. That said, it's a nice place, the staff are friendly and the food is good. Recommend visiting if the advertised daily special appeals to you as they offer great deals on food and drink.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Excellent food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

After coming to this pub for the first we have been back several times now, the food is excellent. Great value for money, good selection of food and the staff are very friendly. We love this place and will always pop in if we are in Banff again.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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canmore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Nasty staff, shabby place”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

I once had a beer at this place. I found the place shabby and service was so-so. I went in there another time to use the washroom and maybe have something to eat but when I came out of the washroom the bartender was standing near a booth and nearly took a swing at me. Whether it was deliberate or not I do not know. Then one of the female servers put her hand on my back and I told her not to touch me. She nastily told me not to use their washroom if I didn't want her touching me. Huh? It sounds like they were looking for someone to pick on and thought they'd target me, probably because I was alone. I left immediately and was glad to get out of there.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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