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Balkan Restaurant

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120 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L-1A4, Canada
+1 403-762-3454
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The manager had a poor attitude and was discriminatory to an individual with a disability. Very poor attitude and rude. I would not recommend anyone to visit this establishment. We left and decided not to dine in this restaurant.

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Prescott, Arkansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was ok but on the "resort" style and price. Not a good example of a Balkan restaurant. Had the lamb shank....overcooked and expensive. Don't recommend.

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Seminole, Florida
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am truly delighted that we found this lovely restaurant. Our server William was very professional and entertaining. We loved the saganaki and they made an excellent Caesar. My husband's lamb chops were excellent and my moussaka was one of the best I've had. All parts of our meal and service were excellent.

Thank Callard1
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They were a little busy that night and we were seated in a room with a bus tour group farewell dinner which ended up being a bit noisier than we are used to. We had the seafood platter and it was HUGE! Yummy and filling. Service was very good too.

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Right downtown on a second floor. Service was quick and the server was attentive and helpful. A good selection and reasonable prices. I had an excellent salad with a shrimp skewer.

Thank Michael A
Mount Forest, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was there with a group of approximately 30 people. We were served "family style" with a vast assortment of appetizers and main courses. We were also entertained by a belly dancer! Great food, wonderful selection and great service!

Thank lindaabryant
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved Balkan in October 2015 and again a year later. Everything was amazing and the portions were perfect. Highly recommend the fasolada soup, the saganaki (WARNING: The skillet that your server just set on FIRE is actually HOT even when the flames go out - people don't understand this! Do NOT touch it.) The kalamari is so good that... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing food, amazing service. Very good location. They offer many greek options and the flavours are very nice.

Thank Nathalia Z
Alberta, Canada
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only was the food absolutely incredible, the service from all the staff was beyond fantastic. The restaurant is warm, welcoming, and romantic. We make a point to stop here every time we pass through Banff.

Thank ErinFLZ
ontario, canada
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always look forward to dinner here. It's a large restaurant yet has a warm, cozy feel to it. The food is always top-notch and the staff are very friendly and amenable. Every chicken dish I have tried here has been perfect, and they make great tzatziki. Plus we usually go for some kind of fiery dish like the shrimp... More 

Thank Ben B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $27
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L-1A4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-3454

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