The Block Kitchen + Bar serves some delectable fusion cuisine, and regales patrons with a variety of dishes from around the world. Most dishes at the restaurant are served on a block, a unique element which adds to the establishment's flair. The interiors of the restaurant are tastefully decorated with medium-sized ceiling lamps illuminating the bar area. Stop by this friendly spot and enjoy delicious, healthy food at reasonable prices. Choose from the extensive list of drinks to complete and complement your meal.
Three Ravens restaurant and wine bar is considered to be one of the city's finest restaurants and wine bar located at Banff Centre. The restaurant has a selective mountain view, which is said to be the best in Banff. Executive Chef Sébastien Tessier's own creation gives the restaurant menu a personal touch. Also, you can not miss out on Honey Glazed Local Duck Breast which is especially prepared with carrot and pumpkin seed cornbread, beluga lentils, roasted organic carrots, and carrot puree. Walk in to experience a better than average assortment of wines and give yourself a memorable evening.
The Grapes Wine Bar was originally used as a writing room in the mid 1920s and still retains the quaintness of a bygone era. The Grapes Wine Bar is the place to retreat for a drink or two, where one can sample the variety of Canadian wines paired with cheeses, fruits, fondues and salads. Aside from their specialty wines, The Grapes Wine Bar also serves a full three course meal, appetizers, with sumptuous desserts on view.
Banff Ave. Brewing Co. is a neighborhood pub that is most well known for its local variants of beer. This place has several beers on tap available, some of which include the Banff Ave Blond Ale, Head Smashed Ipa and Czuggers Pilsner. Their food goes well with the beer, and includes dishes such as Spicy Buddha noodles, Loco Moco, in addition to a menu for kids.
The secret behind their famous ice cream they say is high butterfat content, minimum air and the finest of ingredients. The kid inside you will go nuts choosing from over thirty different flavors. Don't forget to try the Moo York Cheesecake, Wowie Cowey. Moo Crunch and Turtle Cow. Moreover, they also sell cow-themed T-shirts, caps and mugs. Check website for more.
Eden is located in the Rimrock Resort Hotel, which sits alongside Mountain Drive and just below the Upper Hot Springs. The dining room presents an incredible vista of Bow River, Tunnel Mountain and the North Face of Mount Rundle from the floor to ceiling windows. The setting is elegant, with overstuffed chairs and starched linens, and is a must for those who enjoy a long, reflective dining experience. The award-winning gourmet menu is one of the finest in Banff, with venison, fresh Atlantic lobster and Alberta AAA beef.
This gem, which can be found just off Main Street in downtown Canmore, is one of the Bow Valley's best kept secrets. The bistro serves up filling cafeteria-style dishes that are fresh, tasty and startlingly inexpensive. Their menu has a decidedly French slant with items like quiches, Croque Monsieurs and Madames and creamy soups. The sandwiches are a big draw with fillings like curried chicken and pineapple and capicolli ham with artichoke.
The fascinating view of the mountains and sunrise, leaves the visitors totally spellbound. The Lookout Patio is open only for summers and not only that it offers you delicious food but also a lovely stay option. There is no compromise with the quality of service and taste here because the spices and condiments used for a dish are grown right here in their castle area. The contemporary setting of chairs and tables earn extra brownie points and make it the best option to be when in Banff National Park.
Nestled in the downtown area of the city of Canmore, the Communitea Cafe is a local cafe that welcomes one and all. The idea is provide a comfortable and relaxing place, where you can meet up with friends or even with your business clients over a cup of coffee. However, there is more to this cafe than a few coffee brews; it serves excellent food menu featuring tasty wraps, sandwiches and salads. It even offers a kids menu and accommodates vegan and gluten-free dietary requests. This casual establishment hosts live music concerts too on a regular basis. Call ahead for more details.