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Balkan Restaurant

120 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L-1A4, Canada
+1 403-762-3454
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“moussaka” (76 reviews)
“baklava” (34 reviews)
“calamari” (93 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
120 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L-1A4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ended up here ‘by accident’ but were not disappointed! Lovely atmosphere. It’s a big enough restaurant but it doesn’t feel huge. We were there for lunch and it was pretty busy. Our servant from the UK was very nice! We didn’t feel like a number...More

Thank Karian_Dennis
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were recommended this restaurant at our bed and breakfast and could not have been happier. It is run by a family and we like to patronize family places rather than chains. The waiter was excellent and recommended we have the lamb shank dish. It...More

Thank BarbaraofNantucket
Reviewed 3 days ago

We walked in on a Sunday night around 7 without a reservation and they were able to accomodate us. The restaurant filled up. Our server was very nice and attentive. Two in our party had the lamb shank and they loved it. My daughter and...More

Thank ancastertravelle2016
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were promptly greeted and seated for dinner at a table where we would have "a good view of the show". The service was friendly and although she was obviously not from Greece, our waitress knew the menu implicitly. Our meal and cocktails were amazingly...More

Thank tj2010
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Located in downtown Banff. Great service. Ordered grilled salmon (very good), donair (good), lunch steak (very good,), chicken souvlaki (good). Overall satisfied.

Thank happygmb
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had the almost acceptable fish. Meal was kind of tasteless. So was the vegetable bean soup. Good ingredients, shame about the chef.

Thank Myer R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here on our way out of Banff. We each had a pita- a chicken souvlaki and the donair. We both thoroughly enjoyed our sandwiches. Everything was very flavorful- down to the pita themselves which they make. I also upgraded to the Greek...More

Thank bielsk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to fine in Banff. Tasty Greek food the gemista was really good as was my wife's veg moussaka. Good friendly service aswell. Portions are large so you need a good appetite.

Thank alang684
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great lunch. Both had pitas. Wonderful food and service. The homemade pitas probably ruined me for life. Never will find them this good again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic greek food is served here. We visited for an early dinner and chose the fried feta balls to share and the vegetarian mousaka and stuffed peppers as mains. The feta balls were accompanied by a wonderful spicy salsa. The main dishes were large so...More

Thank ZombieRun7
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Deb S
14 September 2017|
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Response from Willardo | Reviewed this property |
the moussaka is made with eggplant not pasta, the lamb with selected side dishes can be gf, the salads are gf
6 July 2017|
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Response from Nick V | Reviewed this property |
The Balkan offers vegetarian moussaka, vegan baked peppers, vegetarian linguini, 3 salad options, pitas & dip, spanakopita etc. all delicious
21 May 2015|
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Response from yakarlos | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, we are kid friendly and have high chairs and booster seats available. The Greek Night show starts at 8:30pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L-1A4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-3454
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