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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” (26 reviews)
“beet salad” (43 reviews)
“mackerel” (9 reviews)
Open Now
15:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 Juniper Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E1, Canada
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

A little bit away from the crowds of Banff. 1-10, I give it an 8. Good food. Nice view. Easy parking right close to the restaurant. A little pricey, but isn't everything in Banff?

Thank Paul G
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Dear Paul G, Thank you very much for your feedback! I am glad you enjoyed your visit! We look forward to seeing you again! Warm Regards, Chris Irving Restaurant General Manager

Reviewed 27 June 2017

We actually visited this restaurant twice on our visit to Banff NP. The food was SO GOOD. I had the 9 Grain Porridge and my husband has the Salmon Benny the first day...both were excellent. Second visit my husband tried the Rabbit Benny...it was super...More

Thank Sherry H
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Dear Sherry H, Thank you for your kind words and generous review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your breakfast experience enough to decide to come back again! From all of us here, we hope to see you soon! Warm Regards, Chris Irving Restaurant...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017

After a wonderful afternoon of kayaking on Two Jack Lake, I still had a few hours to kill before dinner plans with my hubby and friends. Intending to only stop for lunch, the serene, beautiful atmosphere coupled with the awesome food and divine service turned...More

Thank WineLovingWoman
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Dear WineLovingWoman, Thank you very much for you generous review! I am glad you enjoyed your return visit after so long, along with Peter's service! I will be absolutely sure to pass along your praise! From all of us at The Juniper Bistro, we look...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful vista of the rockies and perfect execution and presentation of all courses. Limited menu had great variety, what they do, they do very well.

Thank Gena F
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Dear Gena F, Thank you very much for you generous review! I am glad you enjoyed your visit! We look forward to seeing you again! Warm Regards, Chris Irving Restaurant General Manager

Reviewed 20 June 2017

The double butter cooked potato home fries are worth the visit alone. With friendly staff and a great breakfast it's overlooking a quaint lake and view of the mountains. It is set in a forest just outside Banff. As we were driving out of the...More

Thank John F
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Dear John F, Thank you very much for you generous review! I am glad you enjoyed your visit! We look forward to seeing you again! Warm Regards, Chris Irving Restaurant General Manager

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Beautiful views and clever food await you at the Juniper Bistro. It's a limited menu and only for those who enjoy food done well (this isn't a meat and potatoes place). I had the scallops which were outstanding! It's not inexpensive and you'll want a...More

Thank Vblakey
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Dear Vblakey, Thank you very much for you generous review! I am glad you enjoyed your visit! We look forward to seeing you again! Warm Regards, Chris Irving Restaurant General Manager

Reviewed 18 June 2017

I went to the Juniper Bistro for breakfast with some friends and we all had really great meals. I ordered the French toast, which was by far the best I've ever had. The views are also spectacular. Our server was Matt, and he was awesome!...More

Thank Jennifer K
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Dear Jennifer K, Thank you very much for you generous feedback! Matt is our breakfast star, I will pass along your review! I am glad you enjoyed your visit! We look forward to seeing you again! Warm Regards, Chris Irving Restaurant General

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I booked Juniper Bistro for my husband's birthday and it was lovely. Weather didn't permit being outside but the view from inside was wonderful. The view of tunnel mountain was stunning and the fireplace was cozy and inviting. Pete the bartender was great and my...More

Thank Geckobird
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Dear Geckobird, Thank you very much for you generous review! I am glad you enjoyed your visit, along with Matt and Peter's service! I will be absolutely sure to pass along your praise! From all of us at The Juniper Bistro, we look forward to...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

4 Ladies from the brunch capital of the world (Melbourne) ate the best breakfast here!! The Service from our waiter Matt was flawless and the food was incredible!! A must have is the brown butter hash (actaully twice cooked potatoes). Gluten free options are some...More

Thank Stefanie G
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Dear Stefanie G, Thank you for your kind words, and are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. I will pass along your praise to Matt, he is great at what he does! Come back again, we hope to see you soon! Warm Regards, Chris...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

From the moment we arrived we felt well looked after. We were seated at the bar until a window table became available. Well worth the wait, even on an overcast evening the views were wonderful. The food was delicious and the service exceptional. My only...More

Thank Chrisw04
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Dear Chrisw04, Thank you very much for your valuable feedback! I am glad you enjoyed your visit and felt looked after. It is the reviews like yours that help us become better at what we do! I am sorry the bill came too quickly, and...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
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Response from gwgMimsFlorida | Reviewed this property |
You must phone them
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Deb S
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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$32
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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, 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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