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The Juniper Bistro

1 Juniper Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E1, Canada
+1 403-763-6219
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“beet salad” (42 reviews)
“mackerel” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 Juniper Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E1, Canada
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Reviewed February 16, 2017

The views from this large patio are amazing and in my opinion the best in Banff. The presentation of the food and quality is truly fabulous!More

Thank trishgayton1980
JuniperMgr, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2017

Dear trishgayton1980, Thank you so much for your feedback! Our kitchen team take great pride in everything they prepare, it is great to hear the quality and efforts show. I am glad to hear you enjoyed our little gem tucked away in the mountains. I...More

Reviewed February 15, 2017

We enjoyed our meal at the Bistro. Started with salads and the Beet salad was the best. Three had the duck and one pork short rib. Delicious. I did mention it was my husband's birthday but no mention of this by the restaurant. I would...More

Thank atraveller57
JuniperMgr, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2017

Dear atraveller57, We appreciate your kind words, and are happy to hear you enjoyed your meal! I will pass your praise along to our team, they will be happy to read your review! I am surprised to hear about the confusion with the birthday. We...More

Reviewed February 14, 2017

Been to this restaurant 3 times now, twice for dinner and once for brunch. All 3 times the food has been amazing, we have been satisfied everything that we have ordered. The service has been super-friendly and great too. Price-wise I would consider it standard...More

Thank Andy C
JuniperMgr, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2017

Dear Andy C, Thank you so much for your generous feedback! We appreciate your kind words, and are happy to hear you enjoyed all your meals! We strive for excellence, value and consistency! From all of us at The Juniper Bistro, we look forward to...More

Reviewed February 12, 2017

I booked this restaurant for my wife 50th birthday celebration while we were in Banff for vacation. The location is amazing and he view is unbelievable. We had outdoor table and the food is excellent and all of us enjoyed it very much.More

Thank Glenn W
JuniperMgr, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2017

Dear Glenn W, Thank you for choosing us to celebrate your wife's 50th! We appreciate your kind words, and are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. The views of the Bow Valley are pretty spectacular, it still takes my breath away every day! We...More

Reviewed February 8, 2017

I've never had a bad meal here. I've never even had a so-so meal here. The food is always creative and delicious. My spinach and pea gnocchi was utterly sublime. The rest of the group also loved their meals. I shared a dessert that was...More

Thank gettingandspending
JuniperMgr, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2017

Dear gettingandspending, Thank you very much for your kind words! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal! Our service team will be thrilled to hear your feedback! We look forward to seeing you at Juniper Bistro again! Warm Regards, Chris Irving Restaurant General...More

Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

I'm super happy with this place. I found the atmosphere quiet and inspirational. The view of the mountains is delightful, and the food was made fresh to order. A little gem tucked away in the mountains. The architectural details were also of good quality. I'd...More

Thank Proclaimthename
JuniperMgr, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2017

Dear Proclaimthename, Thank you so much for your very kind words, we absolutely appreciate your feedback! I am glad to hear you enjoyed our little gem tucked away in the mountains. Our kitchen team take great pride in everything they prepare, it is great to...More

Reviewed January 26, 2017

We went for drinks only, before the sun went down. You don't have a sunset view, but a great view anyway. The whiskey drinks were possibly the best of our trip. Before dark, we sat by the window to enjoy the view. Then we were...More

Thank MilaLuna1
JuniperMgr, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2017

Dear MilaLuna1, Thank you very much for you review! We take a lot of pride in our bar program, so this is very nice to hear! I am glad you enjoyed your cocktails and our amazing views! From all of us at The Juniper Bistro,...More

Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

It was my wife's birthday and we actually wasn't expecting something new, but after the awesome service and delicious food we figured out the Bistro was our best choice that day. We choose the birds for two, and I was a bit afraid because, how...More

Thank Fabiottencourt
JuniperMgr, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2017

Dear Fabiottencourt, Thank you so much for your generous feedback! We appreciate your kind words, and are happy to hear you enjoyed everything we have to offer! I will pass your praise along to our team, they will be happy to read your review! We...More

Reviewed January 24, 2017

I've been living in Banff for over a year and this is by far the best brunch in town! Took my dad here for the first time when he was visiting and we loved it. Beautiful views, extremely friendly staff (kept your coffee cup full)...More

Thank EMWCC
JuniperMgr, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2017

Dear Emma C, Thank you so much for your generous feedback! We appreciate your kind words, and are happy to hear you enjoyed your brunch with your Dad! The views of the Bow Valley are pretty spectacular, it still takes my breath away every day!...More

Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast on the way to Johnson Canyon. My husband had the steak and eggs and said it was delicious. I had the two eggs, toast, hash browns and sausage. I found the hash browns to be far too buttery but all...More

Thank Jody G
JuniperMgr, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2017

Dear Jody G, The time you have taken to share your feedback is greatly appreciated! I will pass along your comments to our team to ensure that nothing is overlooked. Our devilish brown butter hash browns do, admittedly, contain loads of real butter. When you...More

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AllThoseCats
I can't open the menu from your website. Do you have a Word document version?
April 24, 2017|
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Response from Ted K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but the menus appear to be done in a PDF Format. I am surprised that you could not open them.
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CeeDee1
Will you be serving Christmas Dinner?
October 30, 2016|
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Response from gwgMimsFlorida | Reviewed this property |
You must phone them
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Deb S
Gluten free options?
October 11, 2016|
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Response from VinnyP1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply, they had Gluten Free Gnocchi when we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$11 - $30
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Juniper Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E1, Canada (Formerly Juniper Bistro & Lounge)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-763-6219
  • E-mail
Description
The wall-to-wall glass at the Juniper Bistro looks out over one of the most renowned vistas in North America. Join us for locally-inspired food that's the ideal complement to a day of hiking, cycling, skiing, or downtown shopping. Our meals are homemade and decadent, crafted to include our most treasured Canadian classics along with new discoveries inspired by worldwide travels. From our in-house bakery to the spirit of our menu, our chefs are proud to create delicious meals with a handcrafted and sustainable spirit.
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