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Trailhead Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, Canadian, American
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101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went around 8:15 and the poor staff there were overloaded. Only two were working and they had so much to do. We only wanted coffee but had to wait for everybody ordering food. Place does not seem very strategic or well managed. The food was mediocre but coffee good and banana cake was fine too. Super super busy.

Thank Camilla D
Colleyville, Texas, United States
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

They serve lunch and breakfast and make a great latte, try the Winter latte with amaretto. We did an 8 mile hike and this was a great pick me up. Be prepared for a long line as they are one of the only places in town

Thank Peter996
Manitoba, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place with good food and fast service. Lots of choices of breakfast and lunch. Service was good!

Thank leesacarter
Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Moccha, nice selection of tea on the go! Located step away from the highway easy stop. Moccha is succulent and tea brand was mighty leaf.

Thank ErQuesnel
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wandered into the Trailhead having scouted it out earlier. It was full of Millennials and artsy older couples and reminded us of the Oneota Co-Op and its healthy food and hipsters. My husband had the falafel wrap with hummus and veggies; I ordered the Canadian club with chicken, bacon, and fresh veggies, a sweet Nestea iced tea, and a... More 

Thank Ilse035
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped into Lake Louise on our way back from the lake itself and wanted a bite of lunch. Found this place and were impressed with the range of wraps. Although busy the service was still good and the wraps were great.

Thank Casey B
Washington, Utah
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way from Banff to the Ice Field. The breakfast wraps are supreme!! Highly recommend heading out of Banff early and making a stop here before continuing on towards Jasper.

Thank cliffrose1
Richmond, Virginia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice cafe with plenty of vegetarian choices for breakfast. It is in the town center and has plenty of parking. Limited seating inside. Good coffee.

Thank akv33
Prince George, Canada
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359 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

always good wraps. both breakfast and lunch. always friendly staff and reasonable prices. make to order so things are fresh.

Thank hunglow
Queensbury, New York
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23 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came in for breakfast because there is nothing in the area. Prices are reasonable. Took 30-45 to get our food. It was good, but not worth the wait.

Thank portuese

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $8
Cafe, Canadian, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: 14035222006
COFFEE COFFEE COFFEE!!!!! We serve the BEST coffee in town!

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