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“Just okay” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Bill Peyto's Cafe

Bill Peyto's Cafe
203 Village Road, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #8 of 29 Restaurants in Lake Louise
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Healthy
Description: in the Canadian Alpine Center-- it's in the youth hostel
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Description: in the Canadian Alpine Center-- it's in the youth hostel
Potomac, MD
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Just okay”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

I've heard it's tough to find a decent affordable meal in Lake Louise so our family decided to give Bill Peyto's a try based on the Trip Advisor reviews. I am sorry to say we were disappointed in the food and especially the service. Because they were busy and crowded, we offered to split our group of 5 into 2 tables (which were vacant), We were refused and instead located to a side lounge area with high tables next to one another. Our waiter brought menus after a 10 minute wait and then forgot about us for another 20 minutes during which time most diners left for the night. After ordering, the food was very slow in coming which is puzzling since the restaurant was mostly empty by the time we ordered. The meals were okay, nothing special. All in all, not a great experience.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
262 reviews 262 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 114 cities Reviews in 114 cities
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
“Best deal in Lake Louise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

We have been going to lake Louise for years and have found that this is the best deal in town ( not counting the pricey Chateau). We ended up going here every day for breakfast and dinner. The food is not fancy but is wholesome and good. Most dinner items are $15-20. A little hard to find at first but weel worth it

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Anchorage, Alaska
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
“Great place to eat in Lake Louise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

In a Youth hostel! Would come back again. This place serves great drinks and food. My favorite is the meat loaf or curry dish. Don't brother with any of the Fairmount Hotel restaurants, eat here!

Visited August 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Its in a hostel- but its great”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

In a hostel, and we were hesitant at first to go, it was a solid meal. Nothing fancy, but it did the job. For breakfast we got egg white omelettes with hash browns etc. Cute atmosphere. Nothing memorable, but no major complaints. They also serve dinner, and the menu for that seemed to look ok too.

Visited August 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Some items good, some not so good”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

The reuben, with the Montreal smoked meat, was very good. The multi-cheese pasta was not so great. Fries were very good.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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