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Silver Dragon Restaurant

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109 Spray Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E4, Canada
+1 403-762-3939
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Charleston, South Carolina
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had cashew chicken and asked to make it spicy. Yum! Hearty lunch on our way up to Banff upper springs.

Thank SundaeDriver
Hong Kong, China
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137 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Though the food quality was not really good here, we met a very friendly waiter who is absolutely the ambassador of Banff here. Special thanks to him who advised us to visit some sightseeing points, such as Bow Falls, Banff Gondola, etc. also explained to us how to get there attentively.

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Edmonton, Canada
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172 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time back since the restaurant moved from downtown. Although the parking is much easier it has lost its central location and convenient access. The service was fair at best- if the waiter had spent half of his time looking after us rather than visit with the family at the next table he might have noticed some... More 

Thank jsob1949
Prince Albert, Canada
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560 reviews
362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Five of us went here. I had a bowl of seafood soup. Tasted great and the staff were top notch. The restaurant is on the higher end in prices.

Thank davidson168
Banff, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has got to be the worst and most expensive Chinese food I've ever eaten. The food was bland,tastless and mediocre. Not worth the $100+ for 2 people. If you like Chinese food, give this place a miss because you'll not get what you're hoping for here. Very disappointing.

Thank kennydavidson
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had Peking duck, special chow mien, prawn curry & crispy chilli beef. It all tasted very good. Sounds strange but tasted as good, if not better than Chinese food in UK.

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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered take out one night from here. The food was good-beef and broccoli and egg rolls-it was nothing to write home about and would go someplace else om my next vsit.

Thank Richard S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reaching expectation for Canadian Chinese food. Food came out fast. Nice decorations and services. Drinks took long to come. I was hungry so everything was good.

Thank Siri K
Truckee, California
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended a conference at Fairmont Banff & at lunchtime they released about 1,000 people to "go figure out lunch"-- despite being on a tight timeline. All Fairmont restaurants booked up near instantly so we walked down to Silver Dragon (about a 10 minute walk from hotel). We all had a lunch special (soup, entrée, rice) & it was ok.... More 

Thank Nicole R
St. Albert, Canada
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we go to Banff we always go to have a dinner in this restaurant. We are foodies and like only the best, and this restaurant definitely meets our expectations! It's serves the best Chinese food for miles. If you like Canadian Chinese then you have to specify what you want, since you definitely don't want Chinese food. I... More 

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AznGuy88, Bartender at Silver Dragon Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for enjoying the moments that you enjoyed at the Resturant. It's a lot better than the review I just read. Until next time you come visit. Enjoy your day/night. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Spray Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-3939
After bringing authentic Chinese food to Banff for 26 years, Silver Dragon has moved to a new location five minutes from downtown (south of the Bow River bridge on the road to The Fairmont Banff Springs). Customers now enjoy on-site parking and mountain views from three sides. But they still indulge in the same flavourful and attractively presented dishes that have made Silver Dragon so popular; expert chefs continue to cook in Cantonese and Szechuan styles using fresh ingredients. Tables for groups are available, the private room seats 20, and take-out and delivery are offered. Menu Samples Appetizers: spring rolls; dry spareribs; grilled pork and vegetable dumplings; salt and pepper seafood Soup: hot and sour; won ton; seafood; chicken noodle Rice: fried rice with choice of vegetables, chicken, pork, shrimp or beef; steamed rice Noodles: signature Silver Dragon special chow mein; Shanghai-style fried thick noodles; Singapore-style rice vermicelli; pan fried noodles with beef Vegetables: stir fried garden vegetable; egg foo yung; baby bok choy; Chinese broccoli; Szechuan eggplant Duck: Peking duck; duck with ginger and spring onions; bone-in BBQ duck Chicken: special crispy chicken; sizzling chicken hot pot; stir fried chicken with almonds; palace-style chicken; sweet and sour chicken balls; lemon chicken Beef: ginger fried beef; Mongolian beef; beef with black pepper sauce on hot plate; curry beef hot pot Pork: braised pork with vegetables; mu shu pork with crepes; Peking-style pork loins; honey garlic spareribs Seafood: steamed or stir fried live lobster; sea bass; sauteed scallops with celery; salt and pepper squid; Szechuan fish in spicy broth Desserts: kiwi surprise; banana split; lychee fruit Signature cocktails, martinis, Asian beers and Chinese liqueurs

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