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“Good Value in Banff.”

Tommy's Neighbourhood Pub
Ranked #38 of 145 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pub
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Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Manchester, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Good Value in Banff.”
Reviewed October 2, 2013

This pub is located in a basement right next to Beaver Tails. You will probably walk past this pub and dismiss it because of its looks and location. You should consider this place if you want a no fuss good pub type meal of good proportions for a very reasonable price.
Its a pub with wooden floors, wooden tables and chairs.
It is frequented by locals who are just having a beer, you could have workers sat at the bar in suits having a beer, eating a meal and watching rounders (baseball) on one of the two tv's, and you get tourists.
There are a couple of dart boards and video games at the far end of the bar.
I had a Chowder in a bread bowl for starters. The soup was hot, and very tasty, and the bonus was you could eat the bread bowl which was soaked with the tasty soup.
My wife ordered the 6oz steak sandwich. She likes it very rare. When it came it appeared very well done, and she commented that there was no way that it was rare. However it was exactly how she likes her steak. it was cooked perfectly. She also said the garlic bread that it came on was also very tasty.
I tried one of the house burgers,i believe it was a new addition to the menu called a black jack. I decided on the elk burger. It was one of the tastiest burgers i have had. There was absolutely no fat coming out of the burger. The burger had a litlle spicy kick to it which left a nice glow in my chest.
Both meals come with either a decent portion of fries or onion rings.
Very tasty meals at a very reasonable price for an eatery on the main road of Banff.
Plenty choice of beer and drinks to wash it all down with.
If you have a good appetite, you could do no worse in Banff than going here and having the Chowder in a bread bowl, followed by one of the burgers, skip sweet here, go outside turn right and go into Beaver tails and have one of their creations for your sweet.

  • Visited September 2013
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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  • Japanese first
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English first
Kincardine, Canada
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Good food and good prices”
Reviewed September 23, 2013

On our trip to Banff, my husband and I asked a local where to eat. He recommended Tommy's, and we decided to try it. It is a normal neighborhood bar and located between the more pricey restaurants(tourist traps) on the main street of Banff. The server was friendly, the beer on tap was good and the food was great!!!!

  • Visited September 2013
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British Columbia
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great home cooked food at a reasonable price”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

Small overcrowded eating area that could do with some air conditioning, but the food was great and the price was reasonable.

Visited September 2013
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Calgary, Canada
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59 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Good food, relaxed atmosphere”
Reviewed September 7, 2013

The kids lve stopping here to play darts and hang out in a pub (kid friendly during the day) food is big portions and yummy eats - we head there often!

  • Visited August 2013
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Kiev, Ukraine
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Burgers!”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

I really liked the burgers they serve, probably the best burgers I've ever tried. The service was very good and they have a big selection of salads and snacks. It's a really nice democratic place.

Visited August 2013
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