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The Crossing

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Bag 333 | Saskatchewan River Crossing,, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
(403) 761-7000
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everything is over priced. The food in the cafeteria is so expensive we paid $19 for 1 hotdog and fries. Gas was $1.69 a liter!! Gorgeous views though.

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Thank Angela S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful scenery abounds with a reasonably good sign about the mountains out the front of the building, near the seats where we ate our own lunch. This was great for identifying the mountains which were clearly visible when I was here. Went into the gift shop to have a look around but didn't buy anything. Nice place to stop and... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Crossing have a prime location and little competition nearby. So you shouldn't expect very much value-for-money compared to food you can get when you're back in town. For what you get, pretty average food, the price is high. But fair enough, really. If you can plan your way around it, you can do that. And the rest will have... More 

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Thank OH987
Halifax, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Diesel is fifty percent (50%) more expensive at the Crossing than in Banff or Jasper. Propane is available by the pound, sort of. They actually charge by the size of the tank, not how many litres you get. And you should check out the prices on the menus in their cafeteria and restaurant. Given their location I guess they can... More 

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view was good. The food not so much. Neither dish was that great. Burger as overcooked and cold. Fries were just cold. Really disappointed.

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Thank Michael T
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a long and lovely drive north along the parkway to Jasper we returned south. Now I know it's a captive audience type of place, but can people chill please. The staff were all great ! I had the tea and pie I, the driver, needed to revive myself ready for the return to Banff on a very hot day.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is one good thing about this place - if your gas tank is empty they have fuel. Expect to pay 50 cents more a liter than you will anywhere else in the province and expect that when you ask for $20 worth they "accidentally" fill up your tank - so keep an eye on it. You are not allowed... More 

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

On our cross country motorcycle trip we found our way into Canada and the Banff area. We ate at this restaurant twice. The buffet once and off the menu once. Both are priced a bit high. The service was good and the facility was clean. Travel safe...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Prices are too high and gas is about 1.5 times regular. Just want to rip you off for everything.....,,...,.,..,...,.,..,,..

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Lake Geneva
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

On our way from Banff to Jasper, this was a good place to stop-over for the night. (There are not many, if any, alternatives in the area). The motel however was a bit run-down, and certainly far too expensive for the quality of accommodation and service. The restaurant was closed for a private function and we ate at the pub.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bag 333 | Saskatchewan River Crossing,, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: (403) 761-7000

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