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The Juniper Bistro

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1 Juniper Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E1, Canada
+1 403-763-6219
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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1 Juniper Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E1, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Service was below par. I ordered the Rose on the menu, instead was served a much less quality Rose and charged basically the same price. Not impressed , had to flag down a server to get another drink . Also, wouldn’t advise going btwn 2-3pm...More

Thank Helena G
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Helena, We are sorry to hear you did not like the rose offered. We did not have rose by the glass from Feb - May so I am glad that our servers were at kind enough to offer one of bottles of rose in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bistro was nicely appointed and had amazing views and a huge fire. Very relaxing atmosphere. It was expensive for the wine. We didn't taste the bistro menu as it was a set menu for the event we were at. This set menu was average...More

Thank Trace2367
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Trace, You must come back to try our full bistro menu, we are launching our summer menu early June. Cheers, Colette-Jane Marshall Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a superb supper while looking out on a wonderful view. Service was excellent! Enjoyed the mushroom appetizer and a delightful steak.

1  Thank Kevin K
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the kind words Kevin. We hope you come back for our summer menu launch early June. Kind Regards, Colette-Jane Marshall Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have driven past this hotel my whole life and I'm 61. Many a time I've looked up at its magnificent setting as we drove by and wondered what it was like. This beautiful Saturday my husband and I decided to find out. We had...More

Thank Winderbelle
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Winderbelle I am sorry to hear your scallops were over seasoned and the lack of service provided! Thanks for pointing this out so we can address it accordingly. Come back and enjoy our wonderful view and some of our other menu items. Kind Regards, Colette-Jane...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here with a friend on Tuesday evening. The welcome to the restaurant was good, but not outstanding, fortunately the outdoor deck had just re-opened and we were lucky enough to get the choice to sit there. The service was a bit disjointed from the...More

Thank 05Mindy
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Mindy, You are correct we do not have a designated bartender across all operating hours in the shoulder months. I am sorry you noticed our understaffing, i would like to thank you for taking to the time to provide us with your feedback. There...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very good, but the best part was the view. I went a little later and watched the sunset move across the mountains, which was wonderful.

Thank Prof1950
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I am glad you got to experience some of the wonderful sunsets over looking Banff. See you again soon Kind Regards, Colette-Jane Marshall Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the lounge, wine list was great. We had group dinner, breakfast (regular menu), coffee break and lunch - everything was delicious.

Thank Christine M
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your kind words Christine. We look forward to having your group dine with us again soon. Kind Regards, Colette-Jane Marshall Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had Saturday lunch here during a recent stay in Banff. The menu sounds interesting with different dishes. Unfortunately, my "crustless quiche" was thick, the consistency of bread and almost tasteless. My wife had the "smashed avocado" that was also disappointing. We each had a...More

Thank Curlew1978
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the feedback, you will notice soon our brunch offerings will be changing, say good bye to the quiche and our smashed avocado is getting an upgrade! I am sorry that the food was not up to standard, however come back this summer and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious breakfast. Salmon benny perfectly served, on a meltinyourmouth citrus biscuit. Spouse had Huevos Rancheros--delicious! Presentation A+. Cozy location, with a breathtaking view. About two min drive from "downtown" Banff. ample parking. Open to public, not just visitors at hotel. Fine artwork throughout hotel and...More

Thank Tony R
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the great feedback. We are glad we were able to show you the bistro across drinks to brunch! Kind Regards, Colette-Jane Marshall Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have enjoyed brunch at the Juniper before and returned for a birthday celebration dinner after a long day of hiking. As earlier diners (5pm) we probably didn't need a reservation, but didn't want to risk it for a Friday night just in case. The...More

Thank Joe_Blow_RD
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Come back and enjoy the patio with our new menu launch early June! Thanks for the kind words. Kind Regards, Colette Marshall Food & Beverage Manager

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AllThoseCats
April 24, 2017|
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Response from Ted K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but the menus appear to be done in a PDF Format. I am surprised that you could not open them.
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CeeDee1
October 30, 2016|
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Response from gwgMimsFlorida | Reviewed this property |
You must phone them
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Deb S
October 11, 2016|
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Response from VinnyP1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply, they had Gluten Free Gnocchi when we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Monday
3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday
3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday
3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Thursday
3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Juniper Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E1, Canada (Formerly Juniper Bistro & Lounge)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-763-6219
  • E-mail
Description
The wall-to-wall glass at the Juniper Bistro looks out over one of the most renowned vistas in North America. Join us for locally-inspired food that's the ideal complement to a day of hiking, cycling, skiing, or downtown shopping. Our meals are homemade and decadent, crafted to include our most treasured Canadian classics along with new discoveries inspired by worldwide travels. From our in-house bakery to the spirit of our menu, our chefs are proud to create delicious meals with a handcrafted and sustainable spirit.
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