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Trailhead Cafe

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101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
14035222006
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07:00 - 18:00
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Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

A few years back in conversation with a couple of Game Wardens, I asked where a good place to eat in Lake Louise. They referred me to the Trailhead Cafe. Well that was a few years ago and every time I am in the area now I make it a point of stopping and getting a wrap from this place.... More 

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Thank SafetyBob2015
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind comments. Now ski seasons rolling in the line might be shorter... but we try our hardest to make your wait as short as possible. See you soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Lake Louise for 3 nights and went here 4 times for breakfast and late lunch. The food is great. We had the soup, breakfast wrap and sandwiches - all freshly prepared. Staff are nice and attentive. Prices are good value as well. Highly recommend.

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Thank Le0n321
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

We appreciate the kind comments. Thanks for choosing Trailhead while in Lake Louise, see you next time! More 

Montreal
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48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Ordered wraps a few days in advance as we needed to pick them up early and in a rush and didn't have time to wait on line. The wraps were warm and ready for our pick up and they were delicious. Can definitely recommend.

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Thank cyclamen
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review. Glad you enjoyed your wraps. Stop by anytime. More 

Banff, Canada
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a coffee and Snack. Check out the specials board if the yummy list of other sandwich etc doesn't appeal. The staff are friendly and helpful, everything is made in front of you and the coffee is very good too. Plenty of room outside to eat as only a few places inside and as crowded with hungry locals queuing,... More 

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Thank Dan S
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Dan, you found our favourite spot to eat lunch. Thanks for visiting hope you see you soon. More 

Buenos Aires
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188 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Stopped for a hot chocolate during the cold and rainy Labor Day Sunday and was tempted by the sign saying the wraps (which looked very tasty) had a Gluten Free option. I enquired and was told that yes, they were GF and that I could choose any filling. As a coeliac my main concern is not only the ingredients but... More 

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1 Thank AUSTIN W
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Austin, I'm sorry unfortunately we cannot guarentee that there will be zero cross contamination, we do try our hardest to keep our food to the highest of quality. Thank you for your review. See you again soon. More 

Ely, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Whilst in Canada, my husband (Big Boy) and I stopped off at the Tailhead Cafe 3 times. We ate delicious, chunky falafel wraps, omelette wraps, BLT wraps, lemon cake, maple cake and more.The service was slower due to the large queues and the food being made to order, but the service was friendly and the food was great. One reviewer... More 

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Thank chillinb30
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. Did you try our home made soups or Elk Stew? We hope you enjoyed your time in Lake Louise see You again soon. More 

Titchfield, United Kingdom
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397 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped off here after visiting lake louise and ordered a cheese toastie and toasted salmon bagel. Both were really fresh and filling -so much so we didn't need to buy one of the tempting cakes on offer. Bustling friendly service .

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Thank maddiePortsmouth
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit, look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Rotterdam
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249 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

After some hikes in the morning we went for a late lunch-to-go to the Trailhead cafe. This cafe is quite good but also pricy. We bought two "the Greek" wraps (substituted spinach wrap for whole wheat) and they were $ 9,75 each. This is quite pricy even fo Lake Louise. They were well filled with chicken donner, tzaziki, greens, olives... More 

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Thank MaxPeen
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting look forward to seeing you again next time. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I'm not sure about the food-most reviewers give them a good rating so I will not comment on that. This summer my wife and I stopped in to get a coffee for the road and after waiting 10 minutes or so (the place was packed) we each ordered a drip coffee to go. We then hit the road and in... More 

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1 Thank loch e
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

Hi guys, thank you for the review. Unfortunately we had been having issues with our grinding and brewing machines and we didn't realize until our customers informed us. You'll be glad to know we have fixed the issue and our brewed coffee is better then ever. LOCALS TIP: Next time you visit, if you bring your own mug, Just put... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

You're on the right track. I suggest you start preparing wraps, bagels etc ahead of time, set up a sweet display and offer to heat up for people. You're working harder then you need should to meet our needs!

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Thank J G
Management response:

Thanks for the suggestion. However making food to order does set us aside from a lot of other places and we enjoy the challenge. Thanks for visiting hope to see you soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 18:00
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Saturday
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: 14035222006
Description
COFFEE COFFEE COFFEE!!!!! We serve the BEST coffee in town!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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