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Tekarra Restaurant

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Hwy 93A South Hazel Ave | 1 km South of Jasper Townsite, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
+1 780-852-4624
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
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Thorsby, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great. Staff made our visit memorable. We had our annual birthday meal there. The atmosphere was quiet and pleasant.

Thank JoneffG
St. Albert
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150 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food was average. We had expected so much more. Service was excellent. The dining room is warmly decorated.

Thank happycamperSt_Albert
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We were exactly on time for our early reservation. The food was very good but the server was distracted and even went out of the door to speak on his mobile some of the time. The restaurant got busy and the server forgot to bring our pudding. We had to ask a waitress for help - our original server brought... More 

Thank CherryClift
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We booked this restaurant 2 months before our visit as we heard such good things about it. It did not disappoint,we had a fantastic evening and the food was exceptional,I had the Duck confit which was possibly the best bit of food I have ever tasted.

Thank eviesutherland63
Grande Prairie, Canada
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114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stopped in for a quick breakfast. They where offering both a conventional and hot buffet breakfast. We both had the hot buffet and it was very good. The price was very reasonable.

Thank GGScottH
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

A couple of months ago I did some research on TripAdvisor to find the perfect place for a romantic candlelit dinner in the area of Jasper. Because I wanted it to be special, I approached the staff of the Tekarra Lodge to see whether they would be able to facilitate in my needs and help me surprise my girlfriend, to... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We chose to eat here for our wedding anniversary the day we arrived in Jasper based on recommendations from others on here and we were not disappointed. Amazing food, great service and we will be eating here on our return trips!

Thank Beehive60
Middleton, Wisconsin
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153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Spending three nights in Jasper while hiking I was so excited to try some great restaurants. Tekarra was rated very well by Fodors and they usually know restaurants. We had a very mediocre experience. Service was not attentive, wine selection not great. We split the smoked trout nori roll to start. It was fine but nothing special. My husband had... More 

Thank voyageurfoodie
Near Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We have been at the Tekarra Restaurant last year and - staying at the Lodge - went there again twice. It is one of the best restaurants in Jasper in my view, there is really no need to go into the village for eating. We had elk carpaccio and bison ribs the frist evening, Arctic char on the second. All... More 

Thank George043
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84 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at the Tekarra restaurant and have chosen this as this was a bit out of town of Jasper. Nevertheless the restaurant was full when we left. The setting was nice with a good choice of food. Service was fast and correct. A place I would surely recommend when in Banff.

Thank dd220786

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 93A South Hazel Ave | 1 km South of Jasper Townsite, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Jasper National Park  >  Jasper
  • Phone Number: +1 780-852-4624
Welcome to our "cabin in the woods", Tekarra Restaurant, Jasper's fine dining experience since 1952. Chef Dale Nutt, and owners Mike and Cyndi Day, created a menu inspired by regional products such as Alberta bison and AAA beef, Wild Boar, free run chicken, and Arctic Char. Our appetizers feature small and shared plates and follow the same theme with meat and cheese boards, house smoked trout, and deviled eggs with bacon jam, to name but a few. Our service team, led by Jesse Lent, are here to ensure you have an enjoyable, relaxing dining experience. Cheers!

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