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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
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Calgary, Canada
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been to Balkan three times in the past few years and it has been delicious every time. The service was quick and friendly. The food was spot on delicious every time. We ordered the gyro pita special this time. The portion was generous and the price very reasonable. They came with a side of soup, salad or fries too.... More 

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Thank Lisa L
Columbia Falls, Montana
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went for our first night in Banff & the food was so delicious. Coming from a Greek heritage myself, I found that the flavors & spices we're so true to the Greek style of cooking my family makes. Lovely place with a great, attentive wait staff.

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Thank montana_beauty
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Everything about this place was great! The host was friendly and polite. The bartender was knowledgeable and fun. Wait staff were prompt. The food was fantastic!!! I had the lamb shank which was fork tender & delicious! Spouse had seafood stew which was also good. The portions were generous. Appetizers: we enjoyed lamb riblets & tsaziki with pita. Yum! We... More 

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Thank DrsShannonandTed
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and great service. The Greek food served here is as good as it gets. Family owned and run and it is typical of a Greek family restaurant. Don't miss it.

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Thank jedrington56
North Vancouver
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, the owner of this place has the best front end man, Nick, I have ever encountered at the entrance to a restaurant. Online booking was full but a phone call to Nick and he could fit us in if we arrived within 15 minutes. This guy should be hosting a TV show! In summary, the place has a... More 

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Thank sherpajon
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Balkan was our favorite meal during our recent stay in Banff for our vacation. We love Mediterranean food and we're excited to have reservations at the Balkan. It exceeded our expectations beginning with our server Gabby who was a tremendous server and made our meal memorable. We began with the best pita bread we've ever eaten and the trio... More 

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Thank TKeys13
Bonnet Bay
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our concierge recommended this restaurant and it was truly a great experience! The staff, atmosphere and food were all great. Our children had a great night, they danced with the belly dancer, smashed plates it's not that often you can go to a restaurant where both children and parents have a great time! The food was excellent highly recommended the... More 

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Thank karendN2766TY
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently visited Banff and felt fortunate to find Balkan Restaurant. Wonderful Greek food, outstanding service, decent wine selection. Seafood saganaki was a wonderful appetizer. Also recommend bison tenderloin medallions and fried feta balls - unique indeed.

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Thank ATravelingScientist
Collingwood, Canada
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bachelorette weekend for my niece. Had dinner at Balkan. Food and service was absolutely fantastic. I would highly recommend it!

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Thank Catherine E
Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The three of us went there on 2 evenings for supper, and had a variety of dishes. All were delicious, and the service was prompt and well-mannered. Plenty to choose from on the menu. Will definitely return if we re-visit Banff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $27
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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?