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Melissa's Restaurant and Bar

Certificate of Excellence
American, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free
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218 Lynx St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hoylake, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The meals we ordered were delicious and it is so great you get a starter (warm bread & salad) included. The kids meals were good & our children loved the milkshake topped with whipped cream & fresh fruit!

Thank Fiona A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have not been there is 20 years and its still has its charm and service. Excellent place for breakfast and known for its eggs benedict. Reasonable price, good service

Thank pace34
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Overall a good selection of items were available. We had the mixed grill option and it was perfectly acceptable. The real plus point was the service, which was excellent. A really friendly and efficient waiter made sure that we had enough coffee! Would recommend. Only slight negative from me would be the quality of the sausages and bacon on offer;... More 

Thank Rebecca T
Ransom Canyon
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We happens upon this spot while looking for breakfast and what a treat it was. So much so, we went back the next morning. The food is excellent and the service was great. A very popular spot so there was a bit of a wait the second day but worth it.

Thank Mary T
Leeds, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful restaurant which was always busy - advisable to book. No frills but excellent food and friendly staff. Very good value meals which included a salad starter with sourdough bread and wonderful steaks with vegetables. Went twice as couldn't beat the food or value

Thank Pam1957186411
Sundre, Canada
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We go to Mellissa's every time we go to Banff, They have the Best Breakfast ti all of Banff. You will not leave Hungry. the Service is great, and the food is Awesome every time. Go Hungry.

Thank winjhuisman H
Dallas, Texas, United States
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100 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I like places like this when I travel. It transcends the tourist and local experience. The restaurant is on the main floor. A very active local bar is above. The waiting staff is international. Our waiter was Australian. Other nationalities are represented. I had Melissa Stew which was described as a local favorite. It was quite good. My wife had... More 

Thank 183RT
Los Angeles, California
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don't get the hype here. It's supposed to be a favorite among locals but we saw tour bus groups come in. Burger good but the fries seemed to be reheated frozen. Price a little high but service was good.

Thank Pamela D
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58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed breakfast at Melissa's after it was recommended to us by King Edward front desk...friendly service, good food...couldn't ask for more!

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at Melissa's on our last night in Banff and weren't disappointed. Their steaks were great and our kids enjoyed their deep dish pizzas and milkshakes. Nice lodge-like atmosphere.

Thank businesstraveler796

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Lynx St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: 403-462-5511

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