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Trailhead Cafe

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101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
+1 403-522-2006
07:00 - 18:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

These will get your morning started off right. Lots of other choices. Wide variety of sauces for your wrap eg. Hummus, honey mustard etc. Lovely staff.

Thank Laura W
Lunenburg, Canada
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great funky spot to have a really good breakfast. We had great coffee. I had pancakes...nummy and fluffy. He had a bagel with cream cheese and smoked salmon. Really good.

Thank RosieandLily
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

An absolute MUST! If you're a meat lover, you HAVE to try the Rocky Mountain wrap! Coffees are also delicious and so are the desserts! There's more than enough seating space.. however, free wifi and some toilets would be nice :)

Thank Sanya G
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I had a reuben sandwich and a coffee, and both were great. The mustard on the sandwich was a little on the hot side, but it was filled with well with a lot of meat and sauerkraut and the bread was tasty and well-toasted. The service was great - friendly and knowledgeable, the food well-made and the coffee hit the... More 

Thank teresau2017
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We ate breakfast here twice and enjoyed it both times. They offer breakfast wraps or bagel sandwiches, traditional breakfast plates (eggs, hash browns, bacon/ham/sausage and toast). The BLT was also really good. Add an espresso drink, and breakfast is complete! Eat here instead of the pricey Fairmont. One thing to note, there are only counter seats along window and one... More 

Thank Arden W
Winnipeg, MB
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We popped in for lunch and while it is a little cozy on a busy day, it was great. The food was fresh, tasty, and hot. We will go back and I'd recommend it to anyone.

Thank Wpg_Mike
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Great spot for great tasting breakfast wraps before hitting the mountain. The food is great and friendly fast service.

Thank Rob H
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I have friends who live in Lake Louise and introduced me to the Trailhead. Now every time I am close by I stop in. The breakfast wraps are delicious. So is the London fog, and the staff are friendly and very efficient. 5 stars!!

1 Thank Allison K
Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Hit this place every morning for breakfast before hitting the slopes of Lake Louise. Be ready for questions on fillings, type of wrap and type of sauce and whatever your choices you will have the most tasty wrap (or bagel) you have encountered for a while! Enjoy! p.s. they also have a wonderful choice of tea if coffee if not... More 

1 Thank Jackie T
Denver, Colorado
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Superb coffee and sandwiches, lots of locals coming through so you know it's good! It's a small place so you might have to wait a little.

Thank Jason H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: +1 403-522-2006
COFFEE COFFEE COFFEE!!!!! We serve the BEST coffee in town!

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