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Melissa's Restaurant and Bar

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218 Lynx St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
+1 403-762-5511
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've visited Melissa's twice this month on different travel occasions. One time was really not great - slow service and the food arrived rather cold. Today we went for breakfast and it was the opposite. We had a great server, food arrived fast and hot and it was great. Unfortunately the inconsistency I experienced this month has been the norm... More 

Thank Julie A
Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Breakfast was good. Had lots of choices to choose from. Was a really good location from where we stayed (Banff Park Lodge). Server was average however. Kind of business like. We prefer more happy and attentive servers.

Thank Sam H
Calgary, Canada
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205 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tasty, healthy food! Many choices. Nice atmosphere. Good window views of mountains. Has been a popular restaurant for many years. Central location.

Thank CalgaryWoman
Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had breakfast here every morning - good service and quality of food at a good price. Staff were friendly and food was great.

Thank shuggy1001
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic steak available here. The best I have had in a long time. Brilliant choice of cocktails I tried a few. Staff very friendly. Would definitely recommend to anyone. Thank you Mels.

Thank Becky B
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely restaurant, helpful, friendly staff, delicious food. We had the trout and salmon served with fresh vegetables and baked potatoes - both were excellent

Thank Anewdom
Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for breakfast and food was great. Close to the downtown core and a short walk to the main strip. Will definitely go back when in Banff.

Thank jcioffi
Curitiba, PR
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service and food, I went there for breakfast and they have plenty of options for all tastes. They serve lunch and dinner too.

Thank Delegas_Coxa
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant twice over the Easter long weekend. On Friday night four of us went upstairs to the bar to watch the hockey game. Seating was pretty limited, but we were able to find a table for two with a spare two seats right next to us at the bar. If food could be ordered from the bar,... More 

Thank Matt K
Winnipeg, Canada
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Melissa's isn't your standard chain restaurant offering. We were tired of the "been there, done that" of the competition and decided to give Melissa's a try on a recent trip to Banff. Although the outside projects a bit of a Bavarian vibe, Melissa's has more of a rustic log cabin atmosphere on the inside, where it counts. The staff was... More 

Thank Hal U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
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: +1 403-762-5511

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