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Sushi Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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208 Caribou Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-4000
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Edmonton, Canada
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016

I've been here twice this year and it's a nice, quiet little restaurant, especially if you are dining alone. The menu has a calorie count, which is a little unnerving! You order by using a menu with a sharpie and then the waitress brings it to your table. The waitress was very attentive with my waiter. The sushi here is... More 

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Thank Alexis K
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016

The food is very fresh and very good. But it's easy to spend a lot of money here. Portions are very small and all those tiny dishes add up. We spent $50 on lunch here the other day and were still hungry when we left the restaurant.

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Thank S P
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Ate here a couple of times. I enjoyed the food. The staff were so friendly. But it was weird how you ordered your food. Have the mark it on a laminated piece of paper. I mean it doesn't take away from the taste of the food. There wasn't a huge range of sushi. No bento boxes or anything. But I... More 

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Thank Niki_au
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Was pleased not to have to wait at all for a table by the window for lunch with my wife and kids in Banff. Just off the beaten path. The selection is fairly standard, and the quality was good, not spectacular. I didn't prefer the size and style of the signature rolls. Certainly reasonably priced.

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Thank gfp76
Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2016

There are not many hot food items offered but the sushi was very fresh and tasty. Waitresses were very friendly and the food came very quickly. The price is very reasonable.

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Thank Josie L
Ottawa, Canada
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016

I have dined at Sushi Bistro twice now since moving to Banff. Both times our hostess and waiter/waitress have been very pleasant and helpful. I have chosen Sushi Bistro over Sushi House because the prices are more reasonable. Before coming to Banff I would generally go to all you can eat sushi, but I enjoy the option of getting just... More 

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Thank Ceilidh J
Austin, Texas
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Fish was very fresh, tuna cones were good. My younger one ordered chicken teriyaki. It was a very small portion and didn't come with rice (what??), so we had to order that as well. Gyoza was ok, a bit too fried for my liking. The restaurant ran out of ramen for lunch, which was very disappointing considering it was a... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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309 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2016

We had dinner there the night before Canada Day. It wasn't too crowded and the service was attentive. The tempura is rather good, but they don't provide grated radish in the dashi the authentic Japanese way. The sashimi and raw fish are fresh, but a bit overpriced and in smaller pieces than in Calgary or Vancouver... The ramen isn't bad,... More 

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Thank jaylowe
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

This would have been an excellent rating, but we waited ten minutes to be acknowledged at the door. There were no other customers waiting. Our patience paid off, the food was excellent and so was the service. I'd go back again, but I'd "gentle" flag someone down to be seated.

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Thank Lutherisourhomeboy
Blackfalds, Canada
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 2, 2016

A quaint little eatery that features easy to order Sushi. The service was quick and the sushi was just what we needed. You can order as much or a little as you want. The sushi was tasty, we went back a 2nd time because it was so good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Caribou Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-4000

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