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The Summit Cafe

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102-1001 Cougar Creek Dr, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1E1, Canada
+1 403-609-2120
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06:30 - 13:30
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Northwest Territories, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent breakfast. Open early. Have a high chair (though the space is tight) for children. Options for vegetarians. Line-up out the door, so go early. My +1 days the coffee was good, too (4-5 blends on tap, as well as espresso). Yummy.

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Thank BuffaloFace
Bend, OR
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Expect to wait in this popular restaurant. But the breakfast sandwiches, scones and muffins are delicious if you have the time. It's very popular with locals.

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Thank Bendbubbles
Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Best breakfast we had on vacation. We are very hard to please, but this was fantastic food. Would tell people to arrive early as the place fills quickly. If you like bakery goods they have the best!

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Thank Vetttravel
Calgary, Canada
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100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This is our go to breakfast place in Canmore. You order at the counter, take a strange table marker and sit outside and enjoy the view until they bring you your food. It gets very busy here but they do a good job of warning you about the wait time when you order so you can decide if you feel... More 

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Thank Stewartclan5
Calgary, Canada
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The breakfasts are excellent and so are the luncheon specials. On a nice day - one sit outside the cafe and have a glorious view of the mountain scenery. The breakfast bagel is one of the best that I have ever tasted. It is made with fresh ingredients. The coffee is also a plus as well. The inside of the... More 

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Thank Penny S
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The cafe is not in downtown, but it is absolutely worth the ride. Great choice of breakfast, I had tasty text Mexico eggs, fresh prepared and friendly staff. Coffee is great and espresso based. Best place if you look for something 'nonstandard -aka Tim's'...

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Thank travelandmore300
Indianapolis
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160 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The breakfast quesadilla was excellent as was the breakfast burrito! Their coffee was really fresh and delicious. The hot chocolate was awesome. I loved the chocolate shavings on the whipped cream, too. A cute and creative place packed with locals. We'll return!

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Thank JackJennPetefish
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Thank You!! More 

San Francisco, California
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162 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We ate here twice on a recent trip. The cappuccino and food were both excellent. We found this on TripAdvisor and recommend it highly.

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Thank 8069sa
London, Canada
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Even if the line up looks long, wait it out - it's cafeteria style, so a lot of the people are just getting breakfast and coffee to go. They have a good selection of coffee and breakfasts.. they give you a toy to bring to your table instead of a number, so that's fun. Had colouring for kids, and plenty... More 

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Thank Rachel H
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Glad you enjoyed it! See you soon More 

Kilkenny, Ireland
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

4 adults 3 children went for lunch after a long hike! Food lovely. Plastic cups for kids which I love! Really nice coffee. Reasonable price. Would highly recommend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 13:30
Monday
06:30 - 13:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 13:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 13:30
Thursday
06:30 - 13:30
Friday
06:30 - 13:30
Saturday
06:30 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102-1001 Cougar Creek Dr, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1E1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Kananaskis Country  >  Canmore
  • Phone Number: +1 403-609-2120
Description
Locally owned and operated. Serving breakfast and lunch daily. Free trade organic coffees and specialty drinks. Fresh baked goods and beautiful views

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?