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Bill Peyto's Cafe

203 Village Road, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-522-2200
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (50 reviews)
“thai stir fry” (11 reviews)
“elk burger” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Cafe, Canadian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
203 Village Road, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

We were tired of the 'industrial' food at the Chateau so we wanted something that actually tasted good. Bill Peyto's did not disappoint. Good beer, good atmosphere and good food. Great place for dinner.

Thank DoubleDouble1
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This popular restaurant is located in a hostel in Lake Louise. It is clean and well priced. We ordered the elk and firectacker burgers and enjoyed both. Our waiter was friendly, but service was slow. It was very busy and they did not have enough...More

Thank Zooks13
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Since it is the hostel cafe, this place offers good chuckwagon cooking for very hungry young customers who don't have much money to spend on food. We stayed at a nearby hotel but got our breakfast here...the breakfasts were huge! Often we ordered only side...More

Thank victoria s
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We were impressed, creative kitchen magnificent flavors, all delivering one of the best meals we've had on our trip. Although located in the hostel, we couldn't have done better elsewhere. The decor was clean but simple. Many hikers found this the place to eat at...More

Thank marathonpul
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This is a restaurant with mediocre food and average prices... a less expensive option in the Lake Louise area.

Thank smcken2
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Food here was very good. We got there not long after it opened one morning and it was so busy mostly hikers. Prices were reasonable, food was very good and the staff was very friendly. Highly recommend it. If you are looking for a fancy...More

Thank ElizabethAnn_33
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

A little hard to find but worth the hunt. Its part of a nice hostel. Good chow and excellent staff. Patio seating to enjoy the cool morning air.

Thank David T
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot for dinner in Lake Louise village - we went back twice! It's at the bottom of a hostel but felt like a real independent restaurant. I had the chicken strips and asked to swap the fries for poutine which they did no problem....More

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed having supper outside on the picnic tables. Good food, large portions and decent prices. Waitress was very friendly and would recommend.

Thank Vmet23
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Great food at an excellent price. Friendly staff. Nice outdoor seating with picnic tables. Clean and great service. Delicious breakfast and lunch.

Thank Kristi E
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15 March 2017|
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Response from 5000traveller | Reviewed this property |
It's approx. 4 km from the Chateau Lake Louise to the Cafe. There is no designated path for pedestrians. The road is quite crowded as it is the only entry and exit to Lake Louise. If you are planning to visit in 2017 it may... More
15 March 2017|
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Response from Sherry S | Reviewed this property |
i would say to drive.
Jeanette J
13 February 2016|
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Response from 2travelbuds | Reviewed this property |
We did breakfast at Bill Peyto's Cafe as soon as it opened in morning. Quick. Then did a short trip to Lake Moraine for photos. Had been there the previous day so didn't spend a lot of time there. Then stopped off at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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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