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Bill Peyto's Cafe

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203 Village Road, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-522-2200
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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Very disappointed after reading the reviews. Actually would have preferred to not find the place after reading that it was hard to find. Ordered the chicken club and other than the bread there wasn't much more on the sandwich.

Thank CSS-PA
New York City, New York
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

For dinner you can get generous portions of decent food (entree plus soup or salad, maybe a scoop of spumoni) for CAD $25, plus tax and tip. Peyto's is a very popular place, so dine early (5 or 6 p.m.) if you don't like waiting for a table. The restaurant is attached to the Alpine Centre Hostel, and has the... More 

Thank patdrapp
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This is a friendly eatery alongside the hostel. It gets busy because it is cheaper than the restarants in the area but you get what you pay for. It is casual dining with casual food - salads, burgers, fish and chips, pasta - and reasonably priced beer and wine. The staff are friendly and accommodating and the atmosphere was buzzy.... More 

Thank scubafanEngland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

The food is decent for the price and service isn't too slow. Got a beer and used the internet, shared a table with some other adventurers which was great.

Thank Alison D
Canmore, Canada
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

It's the place the locals go for lunch so you know it can't be bad. Plenty of diner-style eats with generally good service. It's relatively quick, convenient, hearty and helpfully located close to town and trails. Lots of sunny tables and patio picnic tables for those nice warm days. My only criticisms would be that the menu hasn't changed in... More 

Thank Amy K
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Nice staff, food is mediocre but no real complaints. Go to the Outpost Pub under the Post Hotel instead tho.

Thank xlr81208
Brisbane, Australia
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317 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner here. It was great value for money in Lake Louise (where everything is overpriced). Staff were very friendly and efficient. Great casual setting. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Madjude
Tel Aviv, Israel
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

We were at Bill Peyto's Cafe in the afternoon, and had a bad and disappointing experience. The menu didn’t include much vegetarian options, and the staff didn’t agree to change some dishes. The food itself was much too spicy- the Arrabbiata pasta was uneatable. The salads also weren’t good, and didn’t seem to be fresh. So if you visit Lake... More 

Thank Orit_BA
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We had several meals at this cafe. Absolutely excellent. Great quality, great taste, great service! I had the chilli, super thick and tasty. My hubby had a Ruben, lots of meat and well seasoned. Breakfast is also very good. Atmosphere is super comfy.

Thank Lisa L
Framingham, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Nothing overly special about this place, but very solid restaurant, especially given the area (Most places are touristy & overpriced). The food was of great quality without breaking the bank, the dining room had a great feel, and the drinks were delicious.

Thank Michael T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Canadian, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Village Road, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: +1 403-522-2200
in the Canadian Alpine Center-- it's in the youth hostel

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?