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Melissa's Restaurant and Bar

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218 Lynx St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
+1 403-762-5511
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07:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 21:30
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Birmingham, Alabama
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our family of 4, including 2 teenaged boys, enjoyed this family style restaurant. We loaded up on tradional breakfast fare - and it was all delicious. Excellent service.

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Thank Heather A
Mobile, Alabama
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Knew this was a must try place so we visited on Sunday. They had brunch & lunch available when we visited around 2 PM. I hadn't really looked at the menu much before we walked in, wish we had because I don't think they had anything really spectacular or different on the menu for lunch. Just burgers, pizzas, sandwiches and... More 

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Thank Elizabeth R
North Bay, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great old bar. Friendly staff and patrons. Great local feel. The food downstairs is amazing. Good sports bar. Food is good and reasonable. Great deals on happy hour!

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Calgary, Canada
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226 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard Melissa's Misteak was a known to be great kind of restaurant. NOT.... Its basically one old rundown HUGE room with tables and chairs. There is no sense of comfort or cozy, the restaurant was cold. Our server was okay. Took a while to get our food which was also sub par. I had been looking forward to going here... More 

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Thank Sasha H
Banff, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a great steak Melissa's is for you. The menu had everything from pizza to hamburgers and a kids menu to make the little ones feel right at home. The choices of cuts of meat to order was the most difficult, as all this Alberta beef looked amazing. Then you have to decide if you would like... More 

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Thank oneMAG
Calgary, Canada
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast here as it has been reviewed as the best place for breakfast. The greeting was poor after waiting 5 minutes for someone to notice us waiting to be seated. The server poured us two very small orange juices, set the menus down and walked away. We ordered our breakfast and when it arrived my toast was completely... More 

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Thank Jennifer G
Cape Breton
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303 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Melissa's was recommended as the best breakfast place in town! When I entered the restaurant I was wondering if I really wanted to go in any further. However when we were taken to our table, I was pleasantly surprised at the rustic log interior with a warm and cosy atmosphere. Our waitress was friendly and efficient. The meals ordered were... More 

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Thank RETIREDTRAVELLER06
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place to eat, our waiter was friendly and looked after us. The steak was very good with a great selection of beers and cocktails.

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Thank michael t
Saskatchewan
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130 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had breakfast here,very good Great Swiss apple pancake,very filling Great fast service Would go again

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Ottawa, Canada
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We like it, as we think it is one of the best steak restaurants to go when in Banff. The food is always good, and the place has lots of character.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:30
Monday
07:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:30
Thursday
07:30 - 21:30
Friday
07:30 - 21:30
Saturday
07:30 - 21:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?