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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
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“beet salad” (44 reviews)
“chocolate tart” (14 reviews)
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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 April 6, 2015

compliments to the chef and the architect! The view is stunning and the food is among the best you can find in Banff. The pork Wellington is excellent and the chocolate pecan pie with home made ice cream is a dream. Worth to walk or...More

4  Thank Timinguy
Manager_Banff, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2015

We are glad you enjoyed the view and food. We thank you for taking the time to review us

Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

The food was amazing! The service was outstanding. We went there to celebrate a birthday and it was an excellent choice. The view from our table was majestic. It is a 'have to go back' experience.

5  Thank Gina D
Manager_Banff, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2015

Thank you for taking your time to review our restaurant

Reviewed April 5, 2015

For our 25th anniversary we stayed at the Juniper for 6 nights. We'll do a review on our stay for the hotel itself. Having travelled all day on Sunday, we where ready for a great breakfast to get our celebration off to the start it...More

4  Thank GlenMcKenzie1
Manager_Banff, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2015

We are glad we got to be a part of your special trip to Banff. Thank you for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed April 4, 2015

Was very impressed from start to finish. We had appetizers, main course and even desert. Every dish was cooked to perfection and the flavours wonderful....great beer and wine recommendations as well. The view from our window side table was amazing and I'm sure every table...More

3  Thank Danielle094
Manager_Banff, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2015

Thank you for your kind words about our bistro. We are happy that you enjoyed your experience and hope to be seeing you soon.

Reviewed March 31, 2015

We went for breakfast/brunch on the last day of our trip in Banff, and the food was amazing! Beautifully presented, and mouthwateringly good (I want more now!), and a wonderful view if you have a window seat in the daytime, as you can see the...More

Thank Emily M
Manager_Banff, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments for us. We are sorry to hear that it was to quiet for you we normally do have music to help with the quietness if it is a slower day.

Reviewed March 29, 2015

Yes, you do need to cross the Trans Canada Highway to get here. It is only a matter of a few minutes but the stroll is worth it. I'm from Alberta and have driven past this place not knowing of its existence. We made reservations...More

Thank Chaperoneguy
Manager_Banff, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2015

We are glad you enjoyed our hand picked malbec and delicious Rabbit appetizer. We thank you for heading up off the beaten track to visit us. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed March 26, 2015

From reading previous reviews, they are definitely correct when they say you should eat here at least once! Excellent service, can't say enough about the meals. We had the rib eye and the beet risotto, both cooked to perfection. The soup was unbelievable! A little...More

2  Thank LongWayAcross
Manager_Banff, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2015

Thank you for your kind words we pride ourselves on making guests feel welcomed into our home for a nice fresh cooked meal.

Reviewed March 24, 2015

Every dish, from appetizer to dessert were excellent. Very flavorful and well presented. Good value for the money. Also very nice location on the hill provided a great view of the mountains.

Thank Marianne v
Manager_Banff, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2015

We have a hard time pulling our eyes away from the view as well. Thank you for reviewing us we enjoy hearing from guests!

Reviewed March 24, 2015

We had an amazing experience in this restaurant last night. Foods were perfectly prepared with sophisticated taste, nice presentation. You can tell how much love the chef has for cooking. Service was warm, our waiter (forgot to ask for his name) was a sweet guy....More

1  Thank Lilian C
Manager_Banff, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2015

We appreciate you taking the time to review us here at the Juniper Bistro. Our chef takes so much pride in creating food that he would make for his guests at his own home.

Reviewed March 23, 2015

If you live in a city with a great food scene, and are usually disappointed when you travel, you will not be by Juniper Bistro, that is, if you preview the menu and find something that interests you. I tell you this upfront because supposedly...More

1  Thank Emily G
Manager_Banff, Manager at The Juniper Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review our Bistro. We appreciate the kind words and that you enjoyed your meal.

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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 |
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$11 - US$30
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
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
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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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