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“Good Authentic Canadian Food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Maple Leaf

The Maple Leaf
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Ranked #14 of 139 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, Canadian, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Caribou Street
New York City, New York
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254 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 394 helpful votes
“Good Authentic Canadian Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We decided to eat and drink everything Canadian at this restaurant because it oozed the smell of maple syrup from the sidewalk. We started off with a specialty martini made with maple liquor and syrup and had the goat cheese and truffles, which was very good. For our main meals, we had the bison tenderloin wrapped in bacon and bison stroganoff. The portions are really rich and big, and I ended up having lots of leftovers the next day.

Visited November 2012
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Red Deer, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“If you are used to average food this place is great...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

The food isn't good for the price you pay, we expected a better overall experience and wouldn't choose to eat there again as the food was a little greasy (we both had a pasta which was covered in to much sauce)

  • Visited November 2012
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Banff, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

We went in for the locals special and it was fantastic. For only $30 per person we had an amazing three course selection. The smoked tomato soup was a hit and the salmon was beautiful. Of course when you finish with a molten chocolate souffle nothing can go wrong after.
Jessica our server was wonderful, friendly and funny. Thanks Maple Leaf. Great as usual.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Decent bar & grill in Banff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

From the outside it looks like a typical N American grill restaurant, and inside it's full of large tables & seems to cater for big parties, but the surprise was that the food is actually quite interesting. I had the vegetarian option which you wouldn't usually expect to amount to much in what is predominantly a steakhouse. But the veggie option was imaginative with an unusual mix of flavours, and while not cheap exactly, was good value for money.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank MikeTY2000
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Lovely”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Great atmosphere - you know you are in Canada. Great food and well presented. Good service. We had a lovely meal. Recommend making a reservation.

Visited September 2012
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