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“Great Greek Food and Awesome Service”
Review of Balkan Restaurant

Balkan Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 148 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $28
Cuisines: Greek
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed July 23, 2014

Went to this restaurant with a large group of 50+ people and everything was delivered without issues. Very friendly and engaging staff. The greek food was superb - the lamb awesome. Really enjoyed the expereince.

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Reviewed July 22, 2014

During our recent trip to Banff my husband and I had drinks and appetizers in this restaurant two nights in a row. The cocktails are outstanding! And the dolmathes were the best I've ever had. Very lively place. I definitely recommend dining here.

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2  Thank Wendy L
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Reviewed July 22, 2014

everything was really good and authentic!!!
best place we've tried in banff in a while.
busy! call ahead.

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2  Thank wildman1971
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Reviewed July 20, 2014

Visited Balkan at the end of a lovely day touring Banff National Park with a group of 10 friends. We enjoyed the variety of foods we ordered, with the stand-outs being the "fire starter" saganaki (fried cheese which is lit on fire at your table), grilled Hercules sword (chicken was tender, and portion large), and classic dips with pita. The waitress was super nice and attentive, and the atmosphere was quite fun. Mix of couples and families.

We had dinner on a Thursday evening so we were also treated to belly-dancing, and a plate smashing display. This made the evening very enjoyable. The belly-dancer danced with many groups and individuals, other tables clapped along. Great experience all around.

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1  Thank atwoodexplores
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Reviewed July 20, 2014

We were looking forward to trying the lamb signature dish having read about this on the internet beforehand. The waitress messed up the order and we ended up sharing this main course. I don't believe it was cooked for 12 hours as we slow cook lamb shanks in an AGA cooker for 7 hours and they are more tender. That said, the lamb was OK, a little lacking in taste, but OK nonetheless. Simply not memorable.

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