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“Terrific choice for dinner”
Review of The Maple Leaf

The Maple Leaf
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Ranked #12 of 145 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Caribou Street
Alberta, Canada
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280 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“Terrific choice for dinner”
Reviewed December 1, 2012 via mobile

My wife wanted to treat us for dinner in Banff and an excellent choice it was . The appetizers are uniquely flavoured and represent the area well, we settled on the game platter and the offerings were well presented and complimented each other perfectly. Our mains were steaks and all were cooked to perfection with the appropriate sides very flavourful. Service was very good and our wait staff was well versed in the extensive wine menu, so as to make a great suggestion for an accompanying wine. All in all a very pleasant evening and great way to kick off our weekend!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Decent upscale bar and grill”
Reviewed November 26, 2012

One of the nicer restaurants on the main Banff Ave strip. Downstairs is a bar with some seating but the main dining room is upstairs. Decor is cozy with abundant wood and stone. Pretty typical bar and grill menu with some local specialties like elk meatballs and bison tenderloin. The cowboy style 18oz ribeye was really nice. Lots of flavor in the steak albeit presented a bit messily on top of a bed of mixed veggies. Decent wine list with half-bottles and wines by the glass available. Service was excellent throughout the meal.

  • Visited November 2012
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Field, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Just ordinary”
Reviewed November 26, 2012

Went for lunch with a friend. Although the lounge is very confortable, everything else was just OK & to top it off our server just assumed not to bring any change back... will probably not go back especially when you have the Salt Lick just around the corner!!

  • Visited November 2012
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great steak”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

Great food and nice atmosphere. I ate the baseball steak and it was delicious. Too big for me though! Fiancee had Salmon. She wants to go back!

Visited June 2012
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New York City, New York
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280 reviews
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“Good Authentic Canadian Food”
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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