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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 17 September 2014

One of the best (if not THE best!) restaurant in Banff. A great location, amazing views and fantastic food. A hidden gem, that I wish we hadn't taken so long to discover.

2  Thank Mike_Dee_UK
Manager_Banff, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2014

Hi Mike, Thanks for taking the time to review us. I’m glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us so much! We hope you hurry back soon.

Reviewed 17 September 2014

Menu was upscale, gourmet, if you like that. Options were limited and daily dessert special not available. Service was slow, although the server was friendly when we had dinner, but was not completely knowledgeable about the menu items. Breakfast was tasty, good menu options, but...More

3  Thank Gaylene B
Manager_Banff, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2014

Hi Gaylene, Thanks for taking the time to review us. We are short staffed I’m afraid and trying our best to make sure that we provide the best service possible despite this. I apologize that you that you didn’t get to experience us at our...More

Reviewed 15 September 2014

I'm sometimes put off by hotel restaurants in tourist areas but this place did a lot to make me think again. The view was amazing, you wouldn't even know you were close to the highway. The Thai soup was really great. Once again excellent service...More

5  Thank markicof
Manager_Banff, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2014

Hi Mark, Thanks for taking the time to review us. I’m pleased to hear you liked the soup and enjoyed the view.

Reviewed 14 September 2014

Back in Quebec and I still think about this burger that was suggested to me. I order this famous burger ... Delicious bread to meat. Huge ... and I eat it complete! Homemade bread, pickles and meat. It was a true, true delight ... I...More

2  Thank Josee S
Manager_Banff, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2014

Dear Josee, Thank you for taking the time to review us! Great to hear you enjoyed your burger & the view. We hope you visit us next time your in the area.

Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed the whole dining experience set with a stunning back drop. The food was spectacular and I would love to try more from the menu. The staff were friendly and welcoming, well worth a visit.

5  Thank Adam9654
Manager_Banff, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2014

Hi Adam, Glad you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for taking the time to review us!

Reviewed 10 September 2014

I've been living in the Bow Valley for almost 10 years and this restaurant has some of the best food that the local restaurants have to offer. Add the best view from a patio available in the valley and you have one of my favorite...More

4  Thank Mountainbiker666
Manager_Banff, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2014

Dear Patron, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us! It’s great to hear we’re one of your favourite places to eat. Hurry back soon!

Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

I ate here tonight and have to say the food was top notch. The cheese board was varied and delicious, the steak was cooked to perfection, and the pecan pie was to die for. And the drinks were good too. The ceaser was just right...More

1  Thank AlastairT83
Manager_Banff, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2014

Hi Alastair, Thanks for taking the time to review us. I’m glad to hear you enjoyed your meal with us. We hope you visit again when you are next in Banff.

Reviewed 6 September 2014

I had thought that the old Timberline at Norquay was still closed. I was informed otherwise by Tripadvisor. We are so glad that we found out that they had reopened. We had an exceptional meal and nice evening there. The food was spectacular - from...More

2  Thank Nick D
Manager_Banff, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2014

Hi Nick, Thanks for taking the time to write such a glowing review. I’m glad you had such a positive experience – we hope to host you again soon! Watch out for some exciting food events coming this Fall as well.

Reviewed 5 September 2014 via mobile

There was something off about the tostada, but all the other dishes we ordered were spot on. Awesome patio too. Great views from "the other side of the valley".

3  Thank cid2010
Manager_Banff, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2014

Thanks for reviewing us! I’m glad to hear you enjoyed your meal and the views.

Reviewed 5 September 2014

We had lunch here on a rainy summer day. Even with rain, the views out the windows were memorable - I expect it would be great on a sunny day. The food was very good, and the wait staff did an excellent job (though we...More

2  Thank pfm11
Manager_Banff, General Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2014

Thanks for taking the time to review us. I’m sorry to hear the tostada wasn’t up to scratch but glad to hear you enjoyed the rest of the dishes! Hurry back soon.

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AllThoseCats
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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 |
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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