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Block Kitchen and Bar

5-201 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1C4, Canada
+1 403-985-2887
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (72 reviews)
“lettuce wraps” (49 reviews)
“flatbread” (58 reviews)
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Canadian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5-201 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1C4, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice sort of tapas, plenty of vegetarian options, young folks frequent this place a lot. And that wine board ...

Thank trip_traveller212
Reviewed yesterday

Tasty and inventive food, in an urban outdoor/indoor setting. We had the naan pork belly sandwich, which was exceptional--packed with pork. We also had the duck confit lettuce wraps, which were great. I have to say, the kimchi is not great--but I'm Korean, so I...More

Thank r7k
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Did not disappoint. We shared a few small plates, each very delicious. The best meal of our trip. Small and cozy, modern casual environment - definitely try this place out!

Thank ABD_SeattleTraveler
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch at Block. Highlights were the poke bowls and the lambwich. Service was very friendly. I wou,d definitely recommend Block if you are visiting Banff, but you may need to wait for a table as it’s very popular, with good reason.

Thank Buzzbee100
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent tapas and great service . Innovative tapa options varied from Indian snacks , traditional to modern. Everything was good and the dark chocolate desert was great.

Thank Abhijit m
Reviewed 4 days ago

Location is relatively unassuming and the kitchen/bar area is compact. Made to feel welcome from the minute we arrived, no reservatons but luckily no line either. The choice of small tapas style dishes was about 12-15. We asked the barman (who turned out to be...More

Thank SqueezyCheesyPeas
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food, family friendly, tapas restaurant. We enjoyed a plethora of different dishes from Chicken skewers, seared tuna to vegetarian samosas and shoe string fries. A great menu with many choices for everyone.

Thank Otoolegirl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food. Yakitori was favourite Nice and cosy Some of the quickest service Ive ever had If anything the salmon tartare needed some acidity

Thank Cameron C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Some of the local drinks share some of Park Distillery's spirits, however the Moto Madness is simply excellent!

Thank Grant C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to have snacks and a drink! Attentive staff and loved the outdoorsy feel even sitting inside. Hummus is awesome, as well as the other spreads and naan bread was delicious!

Thank jjklr
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ellen h
May 14, 2018|
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Response from Stephane P | Property representative |
Hello! We don’t have dedicated parking as such but there are several free parking areas nearby. Hope this helps.
Alim M
March 19, 2018|
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Response from Stephane P | Property representative |
Yes of course! Until 10 pm daily as minors are not allowed after that time as per our liquor license regulations.
Pam Ela M
January 21, 2018|
Response from Stephane P | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we do have some vegan options as well as being able to modify some items into vegan versions. Also, whenever we have a non-meat/fish soup, it is dairy-free vegan. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-201 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1C4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-985-2887
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Banff's newest hot spot bringing a menu of hearty rustic sandwiches for lunch and tapas for evening with a paired wine list and progressive cocktail menu.
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