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The Juniper Bistro

1 Juniper Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E1, Canada
+1 403-763-6219
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (27 reviews)
“beet salad” (44 reviews)
“mackerel” (9 reviews)
Open Now
15:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
1 Juniper Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the absolute pleasure of sharing my sisters final night in Banff at the juniper. From the moment we sat down the staff were incredible and the meal was prepared perfectly. Billie our server was amazing and Jiri the manager on that night was...More

Thank James D
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi James, Thanks for the wonderful review, we are glad you enjoyed your time spent at The Juniper Bistro. Our chefs work hard in curating a wonderful product that our servers are very proud in serving. Kind Regards, Colette Marshall Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel three nights and saved the Bistro for our last evening. Unfortunately the restaurant had a large private party dining, so there was a very very long delay between getting the starters and the main course. For a starter I had...More

Thank JazzHipster
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jazzhipster, Thank you for your time in leaving your review. We appreciate all the feedback. I have passed on these notes to the head chef and are investigating the way we prep the meats to ensure this does not happen again. The Rib eye...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a really enjoyable meal here when staying in Banff. The restaurant is a fair walk out of town, so advisable to take a taxi back at night. The food and the view were both lovely - good sized portions and the seats near...More

Thank Tika1994
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tika, Thanks for the wonderful review, we are glad you enjoyed your time spent at The Juniper Bistro. Kind Regards, Colette Marshall Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food great drinks. Staff is very accomodating, the view is incredible. Many good options, great varietyMore

3  Thank Claudio S
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Claudio, Thanks for the wonderful review, we are glad you enjoyed your time spent at The Juniper Bistro. Our chefs work hard in curating a wonderful product, you have to come back to try our new winter menu arriving Mid October! Kind Regards, Colette...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My significant other and I enjoyed the perfect meal here last night. She had the scallops and I enjoyed the rib eye- both were cooked to perfection and served with creative and delightful vegetables. Serving sizes were just right. The plate was presented elegantly and...More

1  Thank NeedSomeSunNow
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rob, Thanks for the wonderful review, we are glad you enjoyed your time spent at The Juniper Bistro. I am so glad to hear Claudio went above and beyond with his service, he has been a great addition to the team. Kind Regards, Colette...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here to celebrate our anniversary and we decided to sit outside and enjoy the view. We knew Banff gets chilly at night - but we weren't worried as we saw the propane heaters. The meal and the service were what we would expect...More

Thank Valerie B
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Valerie, Im so sorry to hear you were left in the cold, after reading this I have trained all the staff in use of the heaters including the location of the back up propane. Kind Regards, Colette Marshall Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat on the outdoor patio and it was fantastic. Ordered the mussles to start and they were great. Had the ribeye for the main course and it was perfect. One suggestion.......have a bit of a dress code. We Dressed casually but smart. The guy in...More

Thank Rob1Rob
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rob, Thanks for the feedback. Being located in heart of the Rockies we have decided its best for us not have a dress code as Banff is an activity fueled location; hikers, climbers, skiers, cyclists, and the like, all visit our bistro frequently. Our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is nice and has a great terrasse, which unfortunately we were not able to use due to the weather. But the service and food was excellent and if you are looking for a restaurant outside of Banff town, this is definitely worth a...More

Thank MissTraveller88
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, We are glad you enjoyed your time spent at The Juniper Bistro. Being located in the heart of the Rockies the weather can be very unpredictable, i hope you get to enjoy our patio before it closes for winter. Kind Regards, Colette Marshall Food...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I dined at the juniper recently with my boyfriend and it couldn't have impressed anymore! The service, the quality of food, the small but good wine list, the view- ohhhhhh the view!!!!!! mountains everywhere you turn. Our server was so knowledgeable and there when we...More

3  Thank ausgalinbanff
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thanks for the wonderful review, we are glad you enjoyed your time spent at The Juniper Bistro. Our chefs work hard in curating a wonderful product, you have to come back to try our new winter menu arriving Mid October! Kind Regards, Colette Marshall...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here after a day of hiking in Lake Louise and enjoyed a great dinner. Food and service were to a high standard and since it was a little cool that day they lit the fire and we had our dessert and coffee next...More

2  Thank Lazy L
JuniperMgr, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi LazyL, Thanks for the wonderful review, we are glad you enjoyed your time spent at The Juniper Bistro. Our fire place surely is one of the best in Banff, a local favorite come winter time! We also have two fire pits on the patio...More

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AllThoseCats
24 April 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
30 October 2016|
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Response from gwgMimsFlorida | Reviewed this property |
You must phone them
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Deb S
11 October 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$33
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
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
15:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
Thursday
15:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
Friday
15:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
Saturday
15:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
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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