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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%
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CUISINES
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1 Juniper Way, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E1, Canada
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

It was our fist dinner in Banff and it was great. The view from the restaurant is very good. The food is excellent. The atmosphere is very casual, nothing superfancy, but nice.More

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

Dear Andrei_K_v, Thank you for your feedback! Our kitchen team take great pride in their craftsmanship, it is great to hear the quality and efforts show. I am glad to hear you enjoyed the view from our dining room. We try to provide a warm,...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I had the Lingcod and my wife had the Rib eye both were perfect, the view is fantastic, service was excellent, we will be back this week

Thank moonpig62
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Dear moonpig62, 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 5 June 2017

Friends sent us to Juniper Bistro. We were so pleased they recommended this spot. Beautiful views from the floor to ceiling windows in the restaurant that also has a deck with a fireplace outside. Just spectacular setting. The hotel is located outside of town (easy...More

2  Thank 29Lorenzo
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear 29Lorenzo, Thank you very much for you review! I am thrilled to hear we made a good impression upon your friends's recommendation! We are glad you enjoyed everything, and thrilled to hear that we made your top three! We take tremendous pride in our...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

Peter "Peeta" took great care of us this evening. I started with an Old Fashioned from their drink menu. It was uniquely good. I had it made with Buffalo Trace. My beef was superb and my girls shared the pork and both were pleased. The...More

2  Thank MountainMan30523
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear MountainMan30523, Thank you so much for your kind words! We appreciate your generous feedback! I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your drinks and dinner with, in my opinion, the best view in the Bow Valley! I will absolutely pass your praise along to...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

While walking up to the doors we were greeted by 3 Elk grazing on the lawn. 4 of us showed up for dinner after making reservations. It all started downhill from there. Asked to sit at a window (denied) , reason was all the tables...More

2  Thank Wayne T
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear Wayne T, Thank you for your feedback! Reservations are made for a reason, and the window seats are specifically reserved for guests who request them. On busy nights we rely on our reservation system to operate at full capacity, smoothly and efficiently. I suggest...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Came for drinks and they were great and our server Peter was fabulous! Friendly kind and made great drinks...doesnt hurt that he was beautiful to look at too!!More

Thank airnmum
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear airnmum, Thank you very much for you generous review! I am glad you enjoyed your visit and Peter's service! I will be absolutely sure to pass along your praise! He does a great job, and we are luck to have him! From all of...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Used Open Table to make early reservations on a Sunday night, but the dining room didn't start filling up until we were leaving around 7 PM. Seated at a 2-top next to one the large picture windows we enjoyed a spectacular view of the valley...More

Thank Jeffrey D
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Dear Jeffrey D, Thank you so much for your kind words! We appreciate your generous feedback! I am happy to hear you enjoyed your Sunday dinner with, in my opinion, the best view in the Bow Valley! I will absolutely pass your praise along to...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

If you want something different than scrambled eggs and pancakes, and you enjoy different types of food, You will certainly enjoy the Juniper for breakfast, along with a good meal, we had a nice conversation with our waiter.More

Thank sandy1designs
Chris I, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Dear sandy1designs, Thank you so much for your feedback! Our team take great pride in their service, it is great to hear the quality and efforts show. I am glad to hear you enjoyed our little gem tucked away in the mountains. We look forward...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Have been here many times. One of our favourite restaurants in Banff. Their game birds for 2 platter is amazing. Don't miss it!

Thank aquilaria
JuniperMgr, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Dear aquilaria, Thank you very much for you generous review! I am glad you enjoyed your visit! From all of us at The Juniper Bistro, we look forward to seeing you again! Warm Regards, Chris Irving Restaurant General Manager

Reviewed 24 May 2017

I took my family for dinner to this restaurant. The view, decor, etc. are fantastic - the music did not fit the ambiance though. My wife is gluten-free and she had ample options available to her. The food was fantastic, the wine was good. Everything...More

Thank Camulius
JuniperMgr, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Dear Camulius, Thank you for your feedback! Trust i will look into the issues you mentioned! We hope to see you back at The Juniper Bistro again! Warm Regards, Chris Irving Restaurant General Manager

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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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Response from gwgMimsFlorida | Reviewed this property |
You must phone them
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, View, Business meetings, Kids, 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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