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Melissa's Restaurant and Bar

218 Lynx St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
+1 403-762-5511
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (41 reviews)
“steak” (229 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (89 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
218 Lynx St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Friendly service, good food, pleasant atmosphere. Small wait but we didn't mind. Busy but efficient, didn't feel like they rushed us. Hostess and waitress service with smiles

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

Expect a long wait for breakfast on the weekends but during the week it’s pretty quiet. Breakfast menu is really nice and the staff is really friendly. A must visit in Banff.

Thank Joel R
Reviewed 5 days ago

The atmosphere was wonderful, good food, excellent service, the portion size was good. Very clean, rustic look.

Thank 891yvonnel
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We decided to order a pizza thinking it has to be pretty good as it's homemade. We paid almost $30 for it only to find it was at best, a small pizza (4 slices). It was so soggy and fell apart because the crust wasn't...More

Thank songbird67
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a morning of hiking I craved nothing but a big fat juicy burger with fries and Melissa's delivered! We were probably underdressed and somewhat out of our element but the staff was friendly and quick to please. The restaurant felt worldly and spacious. And...More

Thank Sara C
Bunny J, Owner at Melissa's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the kind words Sara, we're glad to hear you had a fantastic experience with us. Hope you had a fantastic hike!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for lunch which was right across the street from our hotel, the Banff Park Lodge. Very traditional pub feeling.

Thank MalyndaMize
Bunny J, Owner at Melissa's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for the kind review, hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bar upstairs is a local hang out. Lots of fun, good drink prices. Seems to be the happening place in Banff

Thank annonline
Bunny J, Owner at Melissa's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Ann! Glad to hear you had a good experience with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has probably been 10 years since I visited Melissa's and I was amazed at the quality of the food and the outstanding service. We were promptly seated and immediately had water on the table the main meal was an ample of chicken and also...More

Thank Lynn W
Bunny J, Owner at Melissa's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! Thanks for stopping by Lynn, so great to hear that you got the chance visit us again found the experience so fantastic! Really hope you get the opportunity to stop by in the near future again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a very good breakfast one morning during our trip to Banff. My husband had an excellent omelette and had one huge pancake and eggs. We returned later in the week for dinner and had steak - cooked to perfection. The service was a...More

Thank MDC0
Bunny J, Owner at Melissa's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we really appreciate it and are always interested in hearing how our guest's experiences were. We're really glad to hear that you had such fantastic meals with us and found the quality of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here for other meals but it's especially great for breakfast. Surprisingly, we got in right away - when we were leaving, there was a long lineup. We enjoyed the spacious atmosphere and food. The Swiss apple pancakes are unique and delicious.

Thank Sanae K
Bunny J, Owner at Melissa's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much Sanae! Hope to see you again soon!

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Questions & Answers
Harvey J
30 March 2017|
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Response from MelissasMissteak | Property representative |
Yes! We do have our regular menu. Apologies for the late reply.
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JohnSidor
11 July 2016|
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Response from MelissasMissteak | Property representative |
We serve breakfast from 8am-4pm daily
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jazelig
19 October 2015|
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Response from Nicola S | Reviewed this property |
We did have steaks as main, but it comes with either salad or soup as starter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Lynx St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-5511
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