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“great value and good food” 4 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
Baltimore, Maryland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“great value and good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We had one breakfast at this cafe located inside a hostel in town. The food was good (typical eggs, pancakes etc though they also had some more spicy and unusual selections). It is likely the least expensive place in town to eat. We went back for dinner one night but the wait was so long we didn't stay.

Visited July 2014
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Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands
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“Great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had a great diner fir a very reasonable price. You can hardly believe that in Lake Louise. I reccomend this highly.

Visited August 2014
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North East England
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“A good value for money meal”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised at the decor- the pictures we had seen did not do this place justice.

The tables and chairs were made from a light coloured thick wood, extremely ' man' rustic and the room was very light during to the decor. There were some outside seating. Service was speedy, very pleasant and helpful .we ate here a couple of nights and went over early, about 6,6.30as we thought it might have got busy any later, and found it to be almost empty.

We had the burgers and fries and found them to be good value for money, I had pasta on the other night and wasn't so impressed- very basic with little meat and sauce.

I think perhaps all the great reviews on here had mismanaged my expectations. This is a hostel and taking this into consideration it is a good value for money meal in a lovely environment. The choices of establishments in lake louise is limited and so for what we wanted to spend and the fact that we didn't want to dress up for a meal this was perfect.

Visited July 2014
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Seattle, Washington
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“Good variety for reasonably priced fare”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

In Lake Louise where an 12 pack of Dasani is ~$12 and avg entree in a restaurant is closer to $20, Bill Peyto's cafe offers more reasonably priced options.
The food options are you typical American fare - burgers , pasta, fish and chips. Dinner options are a bit more to include some international dishes ( Thai curry).
Located inside the international hostel, it has lots of covers and service was also prompt.
We went for lunch on a weekday afternoon and it wasn't too busy.
Since we were in Lake Louise for 3 days / two nights , this was good change from the other food options in Lake Louise Village

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“A Gem!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

It was just what we were looking for! Something that was not too expensive, family friendly, rustic atmosphere and delicious food! We had not had much luck finding a decent, affordable place in Lake Louise. So thankful to the lady at Paradise Bungalow hotel for recommending this place to us. We went there for breakfast and it was perfect! My dad and husband ordered the camp breakfast which was hearty and filling. My 3 year old son ordered a side of pancakes for $3. It was just one pancake but plenty for him. My mom and I split an omelet and potatoes and it was more than enough. Everything was delicious! We can't wait to go back for lunch or dinner. Finally, we found that we got an excellent meal at a reasonable price in Lake Louise. Great service too!

  • Visited July 2014
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    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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