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Magpie & Stump

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203 Caribou St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-4067
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11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Edmonton, Canada
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went to Magpie and Stump for dinner. The restaurant was packed. It was taco Tuesday so tacos were on special. There were 4 of us dining. One person had the tacos and said they were good. Two others had fajitas and they said they were decorous. I had the fish tacos. The fish tacos barely had any fish in... More 

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Thank Nadya21
Swindon, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the highlights of our annual pilgrimage to Banff and the one bar in downtown Banff that never fails to deliver. It doesn't matter if you bag yourself a table of pull up a stool at the bar , this is one of the best bars in Banff. And judging buy the line up at the door , not... More 

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Thank peter h
Edmonton, Canada
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It nice place to have quick bite or drink. Fast service quality of food is ok. If I visit Banff I will probably stop by there.

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Thank BarisSenol
Lansdowne, Canada
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an enjoyable meal. I loved my fish tacos but the other dishes were so so. Pity the environment was great. $5 modelo 's were great!

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Thank karen_w_laing
St. Catharines, Canada
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for lunch and found a wonderful place for Mexican cuisine. Hasn't changed since I was there 35 years ago which is part of its charm. Family friendly during mealtimes.

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Thank purcerc
Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for casual dining. Fun relaxed atmosphere. Short walk from from Banff avenue. Close to free parking. Great taco special. Very affordable. Tasty mole chicken dish.

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Thank lostinlhr
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is famous for offering monkey nuts when waiting for dinner, but they ran out! How can a restaurant run out of monkey nuts when its reputation is build up in this? Lousy management. Waited forever for our meal, and dislike being served drinks out of jam jars. Wont return anytime soon.

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Thank Linda_from_Bucks
Calgary Canada
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85 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great price on drinks and the southern food was great. A good mix of people covering all ages and the vibes were fun and happy

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yyc
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100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used to go to this restaurant often, found the past few times the quality of the food & Service has gone down hill, there are many more quality restaurants in Banff that are much better. Prices has also gone up ......says a lot about the direction of this restaurant.

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Calgary
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I usually don't review unless its very good or very bad. I felt obligated to give a heads up. I don't know who owns or operates this place. Really, it wasn't good; like the fries under cooked and literally DRIPPING with oil. We had three different dishes, and they all kind of rated that way. There's a host of other... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Caribou St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-4067

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?