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Beaver Tails

Certificate of Excellence
Fast Food, Canadian
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120 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E7, Canada
+1 403-760-0606
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

They bring out a ball of dough, roll it into the beaver tail shape, deep fry it, then add your favourite toppings, with many to choose from. I like nutella & banana on one half and cinnamon sugar with lemon on the other half. I first went here a few years ago, they were thick and flaky and delicious, but... More 

Thank Hobbitting
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well, you have to have at least one beaver tail when you're here!! Don't expect anything fancy and don't count on seating... be prepared to wait a little while. So long as you're patient, you'll have a good time! My husband and I tried the maple and the cheesecake flavor on one beavertail and shared it. Honestly, I could have... More 

Thank Deanna D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard about Beavertails as a must-try dessert place in Banff and I was not disappointed. The pastry was flaky and delicious and the toppings were very difficult to choose between as they all sounded so good! I went with a cheesecake option whilst my husband tried the Oreo. Sitting out in the winter cold, chowing down on these... More 

Thank alexandragfh
Espanola, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beaver tail is a prime Canadian treat. They've gotten very expensive though(maybe just Banff?) but always worth it

Thank Radek B
Saskatoon, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was good but overpriced. They had poutines for $9!! That's crazy! I think my two beaver tails were almost $14 and we didn't even finish them because they were way too big for one person to eat each. They also didn't have seating which in winter was stupid as we had to stand and scarf it down off to... More 

Thank meynceugffzhb
Edmonton, Canada
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

It was fresh and tasted good. Wish they had a place to sit and enjoy a beaver tail. It's hard to find parking because hotel beside them burned down so the road is closed. We had to walk few blocks to get to it.

Thank Smalaniuk
Sydney, Australia
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

One of the quintessential Canadian treats Beavertails is definitely worth a try when visiting Banff! I recommend getting 2 flavours (they split them like a half and half pizza) so you can try a few different ones. My faves are the Skorr Cheesecake and the Maple, but the others are all great as well. My best advice though is split... More 

Thank SG1Lincoln40
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Tourists line up like crazy for this place but personally I prefer the candy and chocolate shops. Beaver tails are very sweet, the oreo one is good but I've never been able to finish it.

Thank Keah R
High Prairie, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

My kids enjoyed the many choices at beaver tails. Messy I would be no Che to have a fork and knife but still super yummy.

Thank Tina O
Columbia, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

On Sunday, 25 Sept. I stopped at a Beaver Tail outlet and got the Apple & Cinnamon Beaver Tail. It’s just as messy as everyone says. I’m not a big fan. I think I would rather have doughnuts.

Thank JohnAnnColumbia_MD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Fast Food, Canadian
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-760-0606

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?