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Trailhead Cafe

101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
+1 403-522-2006
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped in here for lunch one day after hiking Johnston Canyon. It was very busy and there is very limited seating - bar tops with maybe 6-8 stools today. Probably best to grad these sandwiches and go. I got the club wrap and it...More

Thank miaescudero
Reviewed 5 days ago

Throughout the day this cafe does a very good business ,its busy early and throughout the day proximity to LAKE LOUISE helps and situated within a small mall with lots of parking available.

Thank bigglesStrathaven
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great service and excellent food options, good food any time, the breakfast and lunch options are awesome. I had the chilli, it was great.

Thank William D
Reviewed 1 week ago

made to order sandwiches were very large, coffee was great. the big breakfast was also good. We stopped for breakfast twice.

Thank MegMarTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great, filling wraps and sandwiches - a few bar seats inside, two outside, otherwise you're grabbing your food to go - but yummy, cheap and quick! And don't ask for decaf!

Thank nbuttercups
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back from a couples trip with my boyfriend, sister, and her boyfriend. Every summer we like to choose a national park to visit and spend the week camping out and hiking. This year was Banff! Although we can't say enough great things about...More

1  Thank sarahkinnes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I tried to order eggs and bacon to my coffee and apple crumble. Unfortunately, this was not possible as they sell "breakfast" only until 10am. The coffee was ok but nothing special.

Thank Josef M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best coffee so far on our trip to Canada (been here 3 weeks). If you are from NZ/Australia and have been missing decent coffee, definitely recommend this place!

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly and fast and good food for a good price. Staff very friendly It is a nice stop in the village of Lake Louise while you are visiting the shops

Thank andrea_steen072
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going here probably once a day since arriving at lake Louise on vacation and the food here is AWESOME! However this morning I decided to grab a quick sandwich before catching the shuttle to lake moraine, and had to pay with USD because...More

Thank chabopro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
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07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: +1 403-522-2006
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COFFEE COFFEE COFFEE!!!!! We serve the BEST coffee in town!
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