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Glacier Bistro

111 Waterton Ave, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta T0K 2M0, Canada
+1 403-859-2211
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
6 Mar 2017
“good coffee and breakfast pasteries”
1 week ago
“long wait time”
Open Now
06:30 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
Canadian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
111 Waterton Ave, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta T0K 2M0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kinda surprised to see a franchise in waterton.. but I needed my coffee fix before venturing off for the day. A little more expensive than regular starbucks in the cities. Waited close to 15 min for my latte... when it was ready, I double checked...More

Thank MsKerriZ
watertonalberta, Manager at Glacier Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I am so sorry for your negative experience. Although there is no excuse for waiting so long i will say that all our staff just started and were all just trained by Starbucks last week. We got intense training on all hot beverages, cold brew...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was pricey for a sandwich and a fruit cup and when we tasted it did not taste fresh. Very disappointing. We won't check it out again.

Thank johnmJ2594PN
watertonalberta, Manager at Glacier Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I am so sorry you had a bad experience. I have passed this onto our chef as well as had a meeting with all supervisors & kitchen staff to ensure this never happen again.

Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is my other go to place in Waterton for breakfast. More of a coffee shop with some good breakfast options, as well as sandwiches

Thank brucewhite2015
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Best place in Waterton to get a coffee in the morning. Awesome to see that they carried my favourite, Pikes Place coffee. So good. Great place to wake up.

Thank brian h
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The waitress coughed into my coffee cup and then went to the back to fill it. When I brought it to her attention that she coughed into my cup she said she couldn't help it because she was sick. More training required on hygiene at...More

Thank sfitz10
watertonalberta, Manager at Glacier Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

I am truly sorry and embarrassed at your experience , that is not how we train our staff. I will be speaking to my crew and training them as we usually send them home right away when they are not well. I hope you will...More

Reviewed 2 June 2016

Stayed in Waterton for 4 days and checked out most of the eating establishments. Glacier Bistro can not be beat for a breakfast buffet. Gets you energized for the day's hikes in this beautiful part of the world. But what fantastic staff. Both morning and...More

Thank GazeboBkprs
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Went to buy a couple of sandwiches to take hiking. After being ignored by the staff, finally got served only to be asked for $26 two sandwiches and a cookie. They weren't even fancy sandwiches. Just ham and cheese. No thank you!! We won't be...More

Thank philsurfbum
watertonalberta, Manager at Glacier Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

I am so sorry you did not get the best service as that is what we strive for. I will personally speak to our staff. I feel you must have been overcharged as our sandwiches are $8.95 and our large cookies are $2.50 unless you...More

Reviewed 15 September 2015

They have a somewhat captive audience with such a small village but on the whole the food is good qulaity and the service is very good too

Thank NomadicWolves
Reviewed 26 July 2015

We were delighted with the total experience at the Glacier grill. The food was excellent, and our server couldn't have been more accommodating to us, especially with our 96 year old Mom. Sofia (?) took such good care to ensure Moms meal was to her...More

1  Thank sheila2646
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We had an outdoor lunch here on their deck overlooking a part of Waterton Lake. The food was fine, not anything memorable. The waitstaff was congenial and competent. This may be one of the few places in Waterton where you can sit outside with a...More

Thank RodMcLeod
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 21:30
Monday
06:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:30
Thursday
06:30 - 21:30
Friday
06:30 - 21:30
Saturday
06:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Waterton Ave, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta T0K 2M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Waterton Lakes National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 403-859-2211
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Description
There is something very exciting about being in the heart of Waterton Village and at the Glacier Coffee Bar, you get a front-row seat. Located right on Waterton Avenue, there is no better place to stop for a Starbucks coffee, a light snack or a full meal. You can enjoy your selections al fresco on our cozy patio deck, enjoy the ambience inside our bistro or choose from our take-out menu to eat it wherever you would like. Whatever you choose, our excellent menu will meet your needs from morning to night. We offer: freshly in house made sandwiches Hiker's lunches fresh made soups assortment of baked goods & healthy snacks breakfast wraps & sandwiches cappuccino and other specialty coffee drinks wine, ales and spirits baked desserts and goodies. Haagen Daz's premium Ice Cream Bars
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