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“Excellent breakfast” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Bison Restaurant

The Bison Restaurant
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Ranked #12 of 142 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $37
Cuisines: Canadian, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Caribou
Description: Walk up our staircase into rustic elegance. With windows on three sides, Banff's best mountain views speak for themselves. Enjoy a signature cocktail, local bottled beer or choose from our carefully selected wine list. Watch the show as a line of talented chefs in our open concept coppered kitchen lead by executive chef Brendan Robson prepare your regionally inspired meal. Locals and visitors enjoy our sun-drenched terrace with its mountain views in the summer, and roaring campfire in the winter. Whether in high heels or hiking boots, our dining room is yours.
St. John's, Canada
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Excellent breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2014

There were so many breakfast options that sounded delicious, it was very difficult to choose. In the end, we both went with eggs benedict; one with duck confit and goat's cheese, and the other with candaian bacon.
Both were very nicely done, and customized to our liking. Portions were large
The waitress was also very nice in offering Bailey's with our coffee.
The view was lovely.
Will definitely visit for breakfast again!

  • Visited February 2014
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Carmel, Indiana
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110 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Lively with a great wait staff”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2014

Liked the energy of this place. Food was great and my son even tried a buffalo burger. The wine selection was top notch.

Visited August 2013
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Houston, Texas
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Yum and lots of options for a diverse crowd”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2014

Went here for a work dinner. It is a roomy place (upstairs) and very accommodating for a large group. We had people with dietary restrictions, so they made minor adjustments to the menu selection (special for the group) to ensure that there were starters for those that could not take the ones on the other menu.

Visited January 2014
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Dublin, Ireland
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Bison in Banff”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2014

My first taste of bison!
This is a lovely spacious restaurant, with super nice high back chairs (only certain tables). Unfortunately we were only hungry enough for mains (I had bison burger), and a lovely glass of red. The service was good, the waiter was very chatty and full of info.

The food was really very good and I would recommend it as a dining option if you are in Banff.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Vancouver, Canada
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2014

I stayed in Banff less than a year ago and came here. I had incredible Bison Ribs, and my wife had the steelhead, both were great and topped off with freshly made cookies to dip in milk and Kahlua for dessert. It was an excellent meal, and I would highly recommend it

  • Visited March 2013
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