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Melissa's Restaurant and Bar

218 Lynx St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
+1 403-762-5511
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (248 reviews)
“pancakes” (103 reviews)
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American, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
218 Lynx St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I debated about ordering one or two pancakes and went for two. I should have gone for one. They are large and fluffy and were well cooked. The side of bacon had at least four strips. The mixed grill was also a very good sized...More

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent and attentive service. Sadly the food was not up to the expected standard. Decor very dated. Banff is a tourist destination so maybe it's ok to not maintain the highest standards since repeat bookings tends to come from locals.

Thank llsaPortElliot
Reviewed 1 week ago

HAd a great brreakfast here with a great waiter that was chatty and really helpful. Breakfast food was great!

Thank steveZ2971WC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for breakfast and it just wasn't good. Hash browns were extremely under cooked, toast barely toasted, and coffee lukewarm. The atmosphere and decor is pretty cool but otherwise, there are much better places to eat in Banff (Type A Travel blog).

Thank Elisa Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been in Banff for eight days and ate out for every meal. I felt very rushed at Melissa’s Misteak with no time to relax. Tables were available and there was no wait while we were there. Food was good, server was friendly but for...More

Thank Nina K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a great long weekend in Banff, we packed up in the morning and we’re heading back home. Hoping to pick up a coffee en route we spotted a parking spot in front of Melissa’s and decided to take advantage of the situation. We hadn’t...More

Thank OpdCgy
Reviewed 1 week ago

This family owned restaurant stands out in Banff for its friendly service, good location and inexpensive eats. The food provides generous portions, always cooked to perfection and quick service even in the heart of tourist season. It is a must for breakfast for sure!

Thank legaleaw1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stopped in at Melissa's specifically for the deep dish pizza. We arrived at about 6:00pm and although we did not have a reservation, we were seated quickly and service was prompt and friendly. 3 of us each ordered our own deep dish pizza...More

Thank Shelley C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The local Aussies call it Mel’s. It’s were a lot of locals eat I. The morning. Great eggs bacon hash browns and toast! They even make to go lunches for the day if you need it. It not posh is just a hardy quick breakfast...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They had indoor seating with a very nice atmosphere, plus patio seating and on the 2nd level was the bar with pool table etc. The staff was very pleasant and helpful (service was very good), and it was family run. We had lunch and then...More

Thank Ken B
Bunny J, Owner at Melissa's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review, Ken! We're glad you enjoyed your visit at Mel's! We hope to see you again soon

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Questions & Answers
7 March 2018|
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Response from MoyaIngbirchworth | Reviewed this property |
Hi unsure which word. Maybe Queens English and spelling in England is slightly different to the Canadian version. Apologies for any discrepancy.
Harvey J
30 March 2017|
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Response from MelissasMissteak | Property representative |
Yes! We do have our regular menu. Apologies for the late reply.
11 July 2016|
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Response from MelissasMissteak | Property representative |
We serve breakfast from 8am-4pm daily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Lynx St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-5511
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