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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)
“calamari” (94 reviews)
“baklava” (33 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All 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 1 week ago via mobile

The service was excellent. Our waitress was kind, helpful and she definitely knew what is in the kitchen and in any dish we asked her about. For starter we got warm buns with olive oil mixed with salt and herbs. Delicious. Then we ordered fried...More

1  Thank Filip B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Balkan on tripadvisor's recommendation and it is a good one. We ordered the calamari appetizer because it came so highly recommended and it was enormous, however it was very highly breaded. Not the type of calamari that is my favorite. It was...More

Thank panama2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our lunch selections were the lamb wrap with fries and the moussaka. Both were very good and plentiful. The service was good, and the menu offers many Greek dishes that make this place worth returning to.

Thank Willardo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are very happy that we decided to try Balkan Greek restaurant! The pork souvlaki, Athenian chicken and Baklava that we shared were extremely tasty! Our server was very friendly and attentive! Make sure to try this wonderful place, you will not be disappointed!

Thank colleenva
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a wonderful dinner here. We hadn't had greek food in a while, so thought we would try it out. We were not disappointed! Started the meal with beautiful home made bread with olive oil/pepper/sea salt to dip in. Delicious. We...More

Thank DDuck61
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate lunch at Balkan with two other couples: excellent. The menu, preparation, service was close to perfect. If you are looking for Greek food, this is your place, hands down. While the menu was a bit more creative than we expected (e.g. having more...More

Thank ralphwilhelm1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very nice Greek lunch in the middle of Banff Avenue. The restaurant is in very neat old building that was once a dance hall. We shared a great Mediterranean Salad and a Donair Pita. We chose a tomato and fenal soup as...More

Thank CAW56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ordered the Balkan Feast. Chicken and beef skewers we over cooked and tough, only had two VERY TINY Lamb chops, potatoes were very dry and under cooked with very little taste

1  Thank Dennis T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for dinner. The lamb shank and the gyro were both very good, although I can only finish half of the gyro. The kids meal chess pizza was enough for an adult. Everything were Greek themed, even the cross-word puzzles in the kids menu....More

Thank jabba85286
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will need to get a reservation for this popular place. The food is awesome. I had the rack of lamb which was some of the best I have had in a long time. My wife had a chicken dish which she totally enjoyed. We...More

Thank Seppster58
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Questions & Answers
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$11 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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