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“Good food and location” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Elk and Oarsman Pub and Restaurant

Elk and Oarsman Pub and Restaurant
Ranked #31 of 139 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $70
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Drinks, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Calgary
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Good food and location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Nice location right in town although tricky to find which seems to keep folks away ad make it a little more accessible. Everything on the menu is well priced and tasty.

Visited December 2012
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st-mathieu du parc
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good atmosphere, service and food, great specials, nice view!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

Located on the second floor with big windows, it makes it easier to see the mountains. I went there 3-4 times for different occasions and was always satisfied.

Visited January 2012
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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great Location, OK food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Chosen purely for its location on a sunny Sept day the rooftop bar was a big draw. The food was good for bar food and the waitresses have a tough job balancing the plates up the steep stairs. We managed to knock over a seafood martini, but the staff were great and replaced it without a problem. Caesar salads were very good.

  • Visited September 2012
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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305 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
“Really enjoyable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

We staying in Banff for two nights and really enjoyed our evening meal here, so much so that we returned on our second night to eat here again. The food was really tasty and reasonably priced. On each night they had a beer offer on making it good value.

There is a small terrace on the roof top which offers views over the town to the mountains around, if you can get a space up here then it is a great place to sit and enjoy the evening it the pleasant atmosphere. Highly recommended if eating out in downtown Banff.

Visited July 2012
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PA
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Excellent rack of baby back ribs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

On August 23, 2012 I had dinner with 3 friends at the Elk & Oarsman Pub & Grill. The service was very good. I had an excellent 1/2 rack of baby back ribs, sweet potato fries, coleslaw, and chocolate mike for $20.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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