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Whitebark Cafe

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Cafe, Canadian
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401 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A9, Canada
+1 403-760-7298
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Darwin, NT
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Lots of Australian staff and clientele ...says it all , great brekky pastries and granola...didnt have to get an extra shot in my flat white.

Thank Home71
Ashmore, Australia
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

I agree with many reviews here. The coffee is barista made, strong like at home. Tastes like coffee and not flavoured milk. I've been here three times and its consistent. Staff friendly and helpful. Thank you.

Thank MyTravel44
Delamere, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Quite simply Banff's best place for a coffee and a treat. Looking forward to visiting again very soon when we are next in Banff.

Thank MartinSheldon
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

This cafe is on the end of my street and thank god they serve the only drinkable coffee in Canada! Fellow Aussies this is the place to get your caffeine in a way that slightly resembles home. Staff are also super friendly

Thank Matthew D
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

thank you to everyone at Whitebark for keeping us fed and watered (or coffeed) on our big day (and the other 5 days we were at the Banff Aspen Lodge)! the food and coffee was all so delicious! We pre-ordered food for breakfast and lunch for our wedding party, and we knew it would be delicious, but the food was... More 

Thank jbriannelaw
Burlington, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

The food is out of this world! Everything is fresh and delicious! They have a new soup daily. The quinoa salad is the best I've ever had!

1 Thank Keltie L
Cairns, Australia
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9 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

Easily the best coffee in town, although they need get their baristas to make more then one coffee order at a time OR get two people on the coffee machine and it'll be the best best best!!!

Thank Laurenmburchell
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

I always have the mocha coffee which is made with real chocolate - rich and delicious. I also tried their house made chocolate chip cookies which are the best I've had next to made from scratch ones. The staff is friendly and obliging.

1 Thank chevonneCanada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Good coffee. However, the milk was way too hot and the coffee was a bit too watery. FYI, having tasted Melbourne's coffee, I am definitely a bit fussier when it comes to coffee. So I reckon, to be able to find such coffee in such small town, it is a gem.

1 Thank Octa K
Regina, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

lots of customers, staff mislaid part of our order and when I finally asked I was told that there was no problem it just had to be re-ordered. further wait while every other order was finished left our breakfast cold before the coffee was made. no apology.

Thank divingranny

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-760-7298

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