Lake Louise Regional Cuisine
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mount Burgess Dining Room at Emerald Lake Lodge
Taste a bit of history at the Emerald Lake Lodge dining room. The menu is inspired by the decadent meals presented on CPR rail cars in the Victorian era and Swiss and Austrian mountain guides to create dishes that use the best of regional foods. Specialties include elk sirloin, rack of lamb with potato waffle and truffle butter, grilled caribou with goat cheese gratin and grilled buffalo ribeye with herb spatzle. Find them 32 km (20 mi) west of Lake Louise.