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“Average highway cafeteria”
Review of The Crossing Cafe

The Crossing Cafe
Ranked #31 of 37 Restaurants in Lake Louise
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed May 11, 2014

This plain, nondescript cafeteria is conveniently located between Banff and Jasper. Decor is sparse and verging on unpleasant. Food is average quality but portions are generous. Prices are much too high for the quality of the food. If the location wasn't so convenient there would be very few return customers.

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Reviewed November 23, 2013

Located halfway between Jasper and Lake Louise this place has a monopoly on the icefield parkway.

There is a cafeteria, gas station and souvenir shop.

We didn't dine as we always like to take a picnic and enjoy a peaceful stop with a view. As we were there off season there was some bargains in the gift shop.

All I will say is that you should prepare yourself for a trip along the icefiald parkway (full tank of gas and some snacks) and just stop here to stretch your legs and use the bathroom.

The place was clean, however would imagine it is a nightmare in the summer.

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Reviewed November 20, 2013

The Crossing is located half way between Banff and Jasper and there are no other choices for many miles. There are two parts to the restaurant, a Buffet and a Cafeteria Line. We tried both. The Cafeteria line has a lot of fried food choices and very little healthy food to choose from. The Buffet has selection of overcooked meats and vegetables and again little healthy food

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Thank johnkautzman
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Reviewed October 27, 2013

We were told by the B & B owner we where stayed not to stop at The Crossing Resort for a meal on our way to Jasper , why we didn't listen I don't know .
The food in the cafe was sub standard verging on disgusting , two of the orders were fish and chips which were burnt to a crisp , I think they had used rubber chicken in the soup and the whole cafe is in need of a big clean up , the Mt Wilson Restaurant was closed even though it was supposed to be open for lunch and the Parkway Pub was open but you had to cook your own , that was the last thing we wanted to do due to the amount of travel we still had to go .
This place knows that there isn't much choice along the Parkway Icefields so they can treat the travellers like a " cash cow " . Shame on you !

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Reviewed October 5, 2013

They have a little of everything and at reasonable prices. I like to top it off with a popcorn to go.

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