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The Crossing Cafe

Bag 333 | Saskatchewan River Crossing, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
+1 403-761-7000
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good12%
  • Average25%
  • Poor35%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“gas station” (6 reviews)
“red deer” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, American
$$ - $$$
Bag 333 | Saskatchewan River Crossing, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm surprised at the negative reviews for this place - yes, it's crowded but it's the only place to stop, eat, shop, and use the restroom all in once place for miles along the Icefields Parkway. We stopped there twice - once on the way...More

Thank Mary V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hunger and thirst led us to stop for a late lunch. Buffet style presentation hat looks good at first glance. However, first impressions of a satisfactory eating place were quickly put down by the poor food quality. Service provided by a group of young people...More

Thank HRH84
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We were on our Tauck Canadian Rockies Tour and stopped at the Crossing Restaurant for lunch on our journey from Jasper National Park to The Banff Springs Fairmount Hotel! It's about half way. We were directed to the back of the restaurant for our buffet...More

Thank Cathie P
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Fill up and eat in Jasper or Lake Louise first. Take a picnic lunch with you to eat somewhere along the road. The Crossing is crowded, food is unbelievably expensive and tasteless. Their buffet might be more palatable but we wouldn't know as it is...More

Thank LoriD9201
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Thanks to trip advisor we already knew what to expect. The rooms were real simple and basic like a Motel 6. The meals at the local restaurants were simple, basic but still OK. Unfortunately there is nothing else around so you must pay for the...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 23 July 2017

On a tour and this was the only place to eat along the tour. They had a buffet, self serve cafeteria and a "pub". We ate at the self serve cafeteria and had soup, chili and split a sandwich. All were very high priced. The...More

Thank jweaver21
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We were hungry and decided to pull over because we wanted to eat at a quiet spot close to Lake Louise. We wanted a cheeseburger and hot dog and found out that we have to grill it. At first, I wasn't sure about the experience...More

Thank ulaw82
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We arrived at this isolated spot - the only place we could see on the map for food - the same time as a couple of tour buses arrived. As well as being crowded, the food was poor and pricey. The review by Marion B...More

Thank Don L
Reviewed 19 November 2016

With not many places to stop in this area, we opted to try this place as a last resort. A try in the pub with a proper menu, they were not yet serving food at 4:00 pm, so we settled for the self serve restaurant....More

Thank Marion B
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I have stayed at the Crossing Resort many times and have always been impressed by the location. Located just south of the Columbia Icefields this is the perfect rest stop between Lake Louise and Jasper. The cool thing about the Crossing is it is off...More

Thank 78Dave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bag 333 | Saskatchewan River Crossing, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: +1 403-761-7000
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