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“Nice buffet”
Review of Bow Valley Grill

Bow Valley Grill
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Ranked #41 of 147 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $33
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Canadian, Grill
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: There is a bus service run by the town which runs approximately every 40 minutes into Banff. Fare is $2.00 per person. The bus operates daily from 6:35 a.m. until 11:15 p.m. The bus stop is located directly outside the front of the hotel on Spray Ave.
Description: Savour the very best in authentic Rocky Mountain cuisine at the Bow Valley Grill - home to our legendary weekend brunch. Enjoy majestic views of Banff National Park in a relaxed family friendly atmosphere that celebrates the spirit of the outdoors, with handcrafted sculptures and tables constructed by local Albertan artisans. An impressive open kitchen provides an opportunity to see our talented chefs in action as they create delectable meals using seasonal organic produce and a focus from farm to table.
Chicago, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
125 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Nice buffet”
Reviewed December 28, 2012

Great selection of veggie and meat items
Lots of food! You wont be hungry here!

Window view seats are best

Visited September 2012
2 Thank Teri G
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Calgary, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
116 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Best Brunch!”
Reviewed December 27, 2012

Have only eaten here for Brunch. Done that a few times as it is so good! Go there hungry, do not have breakfast! Amazing selection of food, you can go up as many times as you like. They will make you a fresh omlette, and are always re-stocking the impressive selection of food. We had two vegetarians in our party, and they had no trouble finding a good choice.
Whenever we have visitors coming over from the UK, we like to take them here to create that WOW factor!

Visited December 2012
3 Thank Deb-Mark
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Calgary, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great food, Amazing views during the day”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

The breakfast buffet was incredible and the views were stunning from the dining area. I highly recommend a seat by the window!

Visited December 2012
2 Thank SD3131
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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“life saver”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

whats not to like this place serves it all great for groups with different tastes, steaks to fish to anything you want

Visited January 2012
1 Thank Christopher3965
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Cannon Beach, Oregon
Level 6 Contributor
300 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
“Iconic restaurant in the Banff Springs Hotel”
Reviewed November 30, 2012

You can sit at your table, close your eyes, and imagine the early days of this place. Great food, great service and great company make for a wonderful, relaxing evening. It is a total experience for the senses, one to be savoured over time and never rushed.

Visited November 2012
2 Thank Kevan R
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