Lake Louise Canadian
At the Baker Creek Bistro Chef Shelley Robinson uses quality local, regional and seasonal ingredients to create a memorable taste experience. Located at the Baker Creek Mountain Resort, this restaurant has a unique mountain setting, a sunny patio and a lounge. Brunch, lunch and dinner are available. Reservations are recommended.
The Elkhorn Dining Room is located at Simpson's Num-Ti Jah Lodge and offers menu items created from fresh, local ingredients that are often organic. This fully-licensed restaurant specializes in Canadian cuisine. The lodge is located 40 km north of Lake Louise on Highway 93.
Located just off the Bow Valley Parkway (Highway 1A) just 35 minutes from Lake Louise and 20 minutes from Banff, the restaurant at Johnston Canyon Resort offers breakfast, lunch and dinner daily in the summer season which runs from May 19th through October. At breakfast items like omelettes, french toast and pancakes, while at lunch hot and cold sandwiches, salads and appetizers are offered. Reservations are recommended for dinner and the menu is filled with steak, seafood and pasta entrees.
Located at Moraine Lake Lodge, which is open from June through October, the Walter Wilcox Dining Room provides fresh Canadian cuisine in a stunning setting. Signature dishes include buffalo carpacchio with roasted pine nuts and deer tenderloin with red currants and juniper berries. An impressive wine list is also featured. Dinner reservations are highly recommended. The dining room is open for breakfast and dinner.
Located in the Lake Louise Inn, Legends Restaurant offers a wide range of hearty Canadian and international dishes that are sure to satisfy any appetite. The restaurant is open daily from 7am to 2pm (summer hours from 6:30 am to 11 am daily). Legends features a prime rib buffet on Sunday evenings between 6:30pm and 9pm.
The Riverside Dining Room at Cathedral Mountain Lodge has enjoyed an excellent reputation for innovative presentation and fresh regional cuisine. The menu showcases the best regional cuisine and an extensive wine list is available. The large stone fireplace and elegant Rocky Mountain interior are the backdrop to the views of the glacial fed Kicking Horse River. Dinner reservations are highly recommended. The restaurant is open seasonally from May through October.
Founded in 1922 by the Canadian Pacific Railway, Storm Mountain Lodge offers stunning views and a rustic charm. The dining room is situated along the wraparound windows in the lodge, not far from the lounge, which is warmed by a massive stove fireplace. Guests will experience Canadian cuisine prepared with a dedication to organic ingredients and naturally-raised Alberta meat and fish. Entrées include buffalo, wild salmon, rack of lamb and free-range chicken. All of the breads, desserts and breakfast pastries are baked on-site. The restaurant is located 25 minutes from Banff on Highway 93.
The Dining Room at The Crossing Resort is open for breakfast and dinner in the months of March, April, May and October and dinner only during the summer months of June, July, August and September. This family-friendly restaurant features something for everyone, including vegetarians. An evening buffet is served nightly from June to the end of September that includes salads, fruit and cheese, a carved leg of ham, carved roast beef, poached salmon, oven roasted potatoes, wild rice pilaf, fresh vegetables and a selection of desserts.
The Post Hotel Dining Room
Gourmet cuisine can be appreciated within a tasteful, 1940's log pine constructed dining room. Boasting over 32,500 bottles of wine with more than 2200 selections they have an award-winning cellar. The fireplace casts a warm glow on the dining room contributing to its casually elelgant surroundings. The menu changes seasonally, generally incorporating Alberta beef, fresh game and fish. A chef's gourmet tasting menu is also available daily. Reservations are recommended.
Mount Fairview Dining Room
The restaurant at Deer Lodge in Lake Louise serves exquisite dishes that can best be described as Canadian Rockies cuisine. When possible, they use regional cuisine and even use their own farm-raised elk, caribou and bison. The menu changes seasonally but could include dishes such as buffalo ribeye steak, elk striploin with yam hash, and butternut squash ravioli. Guests can enjoy a rustic decor with an A-frame ceiling with exposed beams and large windows to maximize natural lighting and for forest views. They are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The Trailhead Cafe, found at Samson Mall in central Lake Louise, specializes in delectible sandwiches and wraps for take-out. Greek, pizza and veggie wraps are some of the more popular ones. There is limited seating available at a sandwich bar that looks out the window perfect for people watching. A variety of espresso-based coffees are also served.
Family-owned and operated, the Mountain Restaurant has been an area favourite since 1984. Enjoy a casual and rustic setting with mountain views. They are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a menu that includes burgers, pastas, steaks and hot sandwiches. The food is fresh and made to order.
Lake Louise Railway Station & Restaurant
A retired, heritage train station from 1909 creates a unique restaurant setting. Fully restored, it offers meals within vintage railway dining cars on Friday and Saturday evenings (reservations highly recommended). The station dining room is open daily with a menu items include Brome Lake duck confit, wild mushroom and yam korma, AAA aged Alberta New York strip and more. A sunny patio with garden views is a popular place to dine in the summer. They are open for lunch and dinner.
Lake Louise Village Grill & Bar
Located at the Samson Mall at the centre of Lake Louise, this family restaurant is popular with locals and tourists alike. The menu features a variety of Western and Chinese dishes to include soups, salads, burgers, steaks and salmon. An all-day breakfast is also served. They are open daily for lunch and dinner.
Fairview Dining Room at Chateau Lake Louise
The Fairview Dining Room is Chateau Lake Louise's fine-dining restaurant. Large windows display beautiful views complementing the elegant interior decor. Upscale Canadian cuisine is served with offerings that include bison rib-eye, slow poached BC salmon and seared scallops, butternut squash and organic agria potato tower, and Alberta beef tenderloin. The Fairview Dining Room is Four Diamond Rated.
Bill Peyto's Cafe
Found at the Lake Louise Youth Hostel, Bill Peyto's is an area favourite for its relaxed apres ski (or hike) atmosphere complete with plenty of exposed pine furnishings and a stone fireplace. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the menu features a good selection of Canadian dishes, included grilled fish, steaks, burgers, stirfrys and salads. A lounge is located upstairs.
Laggan's Bakery & Deli
Located at Samson Mall, Laggan's is a bakery and deli serving fresh-baked breads and pastries. Sandwiches, made fresh to order, are popular with locals who make a habit of lunching here. A casual decor is created from black and white historical photos on the walls. Specialty coffees are also served.
Cilantro on the Lake
Situated within Emerald Lake Lodge, this restaurant can be found about a 20-minute drive from Lake Louise on the banks of a pristine body of water in Yoho National Park. With several restaurants on site, this particular dining room has a grand yet rustic decor using dramatic post and beam architecture with exposed timber and a vaulted ceiling. A modern blend of cuisines is found on the menu with dishes such as linguine with seared cod, baked grouper on corn tamales, flatbread pizza and the like. The restaurant operates from May to August and is used as a convention facility in the winter. Reservations are recommended to avoid disappointment.