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Saddle Mountain Restaurant

Highway 5 | Mike Wiegele Resort, Blue River, British Columbia V0E 1J0, Canada
+1 250-673-8495
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“pie” (10 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Austrian, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Highway 5 | Mike Wiegele Resort, Blue River, British Columbia V0E 1J0, Canada
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81 - 90 of 112 reviews

Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

There aren't a lot of places to eat in Blue River and maybe the hour drive to Valemount or Clearwater is worth it. This restaurant is self serve although our group had table service if you can call the service we got from the uninterested...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank 612Brian612
Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Not much between here and Kamloops so had a quick stop for food. Was good, bit overpriced. Staff was friendly and the food was quick. Not stellar but what do you expect in the middle of the mountains

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank choochiegirl
Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in hungry for dinner and left unhappy with our experience. This is a cafeteria with a serve yourself counter. The menu needs an upgrade but then again it's a cafeteria pretending to be a restaurant.

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank snowgirl55
Reviewed July 21, 2015

There wasn’t much available for lunch on a drive from Jasper to Kamloops. Blue River looked like a halfway stopping point and we stumbled upon the Saddle Mountain Restaurant. The exterior was inviting, but a howling wind didn’t allow us to enjoy the outdoor patio....More

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank CanRocksLover
Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in looking for some food. Wasn't expecting fine dining given that it looked like a cafeteria. Turned out food was better than expected. We ordered Pork Schnitzel, half rack of ribs and lemon pie for dessert. Pork schnitzel was fine- tasty and very substantial....More

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank mamachindadachin
Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local. This is a self serve restaurant. My friend and I ordered separately and were given two numbers for our table. The first meal game out quickly. At which point the staff noticed a mistake had been...More

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank Lindsay978
Reviewed July 16, 2015

As mentioned, this is a cafeteria where you place your order at the front, pay, and they bring your food to you. I went in for breakfast - and ordered the egger sandwich combo ($8, compared to the egger alone for $5). Got the combo...More

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank Reginald_Chung
Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

We travelled on a Sunday, planning to stop in Valemount, which was shut. We came across this stop, and were pleasantly surprised - we ate sandwiches & cookies plus coffee. All was good, with friendly staff

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank Dave U
Reviewed September 22, 2014

Spaghetti basil marinara was poor; over cooked pasta with a dash of dried basil and canned tomato base and it was advertised as the "special." Tasteless best described this dish. However, others in our party who stuck to sandwiches had better luck . . ....More

Date of visit: September 2014
Thank Thales29
Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

The staff was friendly and the food came fairly quick but the food was just average and some items like the well done fries were dissapointing. Although the salad was fresh.

Thank TonyGatt
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Yes it does! It's buffet but includes lots.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Austrian, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 5 | Mike Wiegele Resort, Blue River, British Columbia V0E 1J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Blue River
  • Phone Number: +1 250-673-8495
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Description
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON. THANK YOU FOR A GREAT SUMMER! The Saddle Mountain Restaurant is open seasonally, from June 15 to September 15. It is conveniently located directly across Highway 5 from the Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing Resort and offers affordable, quality meals in a family friendly setting. Enjoy a great meal in the restaurant or enjoy the beautiful sunny patio with breathtaking mountain views. Open for lunch and dinner,
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