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“Food poisoning” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Cilantro On The Lake

Cilantro On The Lake
Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada
250.343.6321
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
1 review
“Food poisoning”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011 via mobile

Beautiful sites to look at, the food tasted great however the next day my tummy was not feeling so great either from their filtration system in their water system or the chicken I had for dinner. The service was less then attentive to detail it seemed as if the staff could not wait to be done work and get off which was very disappointing for such an expensive spot !

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Israel
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“excellent location, good food...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

At my first visit there I only wanted a cup of tea and a scone... but they refused to receive us as they only accept patrons for lunch or dinner. Later, same day, we settled for a dinner. waiting was bit longer than usual. Then the service was good, and the food was very good too. Site is magnificent with the towering mountains and the torquise colored lake. Quite romantic.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Halifax, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful View - Delicious Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

We ate our lunch at the Cilantro restaurant and although the menu is limited with select dishes, the food was carefully prepared and excellent! My wife had the Spinach Linguini with Sauteed Shrimp, I had the Grilled Buffalo burger platter and my brother inlaw had the Spicy Halibut Tacos and each dish was carefully prepared, had a very professional presentation and the view from the table was outstanding! Combined with the view, the delicately prepared meal and the beautiful atmosphere, it scored very high marks for us. Two menu items (buffalo burger and Halibut Tacos) were new items for us, the first time tried, and they both were beautifully prepared and tastefully garnished.

We would highly recommend anyone traveling to Emerald Lake to sit down and enjoy a meal. We thought the prices were very reasonable as this place is remote in the mountains and the view is one of nature's best.

  • Visited June 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Thomasville, Georgia
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“overpriced”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2010

This restaurant has average food, an awesome view and hugely inflated prices. And this was for lunch!

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Delicious lunches with beautiful view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2010

If it's a nice, mild day enjoy lunch at an outside table, the views of Emerald Lake are gorgeous. We had lunch at Cilantro on The Lake three different occasions and were always delighted with the quality of the food, the service, and inventiveness of the menu. Cilantro was our favorite place to eat, worth the drive from the Lake Louise area.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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