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Mon, 5/21
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Juniper Bistro - The Juniper Hotel

4.6
425 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Canadian
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The wall-to-wall glass at the Juniper Bistro looks out over one of the most renowned vistas in North America. Join us for locally-inspired food that’s the ideal complement to a day of hiking, cycling, skiing, or downtown shopping. The Juniper Bistro features seasonal Canadian cuisine in a casual dining atmosphere.



From our in-house bakery to the spirit of our menu, our chefs create fresh, delicious meals with a handcrafted and sustainable spirit. We are proud to offer gluten-free and vegetarian options for every meal.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Canadian, Organic, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Breakfast
Mon–Fri 7:00 am–11:00 am
Brunch
Sat, Sun 7:00 am–2:00 pm
Bar
Daily 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
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Phone number
(844) 370-5619
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Darcy Townshend
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Private party facilities
Our Vermilion Lakes Room is conveniently adjacent to the Juniper Bistro and is available as a private function room with southerly facing views allowing for abundant light and stunning mountain vistas. An ideal venue for smaller gatherings.
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Private party contact
Christy Massey: (403) 763-6202
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Mt Norquay Road
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Parking details
Free parking adjacent to the Hotel & Bistro.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 425 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.5
service
4.6
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4.1
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined a day ago

Delicious food, great service! Will definitely be back! Thanks to Candice for an awesome experience.

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4.0Dined 7 days ago

Food was great & the view was spectacular! Service was good

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4.0Dined on May 15, 2018

The food was great and our server was knowledgeable and attentive. The only downside was that the food was served on cold plates, meaning it lost its own heat very quickly; but the range of dishes was great, with excellent, locally-sourced ingredients. Definitely worth a visit if you're in Banff!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We pulled into the parking lot and immediately thought we might regret this meal as the Juniper Hotel looks more like a motel. We proceeded into the restaurant and again felt we made a mistake. The views are amazing but it’s more of a cafe setting. But, once we saw the menu and ordered our food we realized that we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. The food was absolutely awesome, service was excellent. 10/10 would recommend. If you when it’s warm out, try to sit outside on the amazing deck.

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4.0Dined on May 9, 2018

The restuarant was recommended by a waitress from another restaurant. My first time in Banff and I wanted to eat great food in a place where I could reflect. I sat in the bar because the restaurant was full. Had a great table by the window and looked at the scenery while I read, drank wine and ate a delicious meal. The bartender/waitress was delightful and the food arrived hot. She provided a wine taster which prevented me from purchasing a wine I did not like. My second choice was great lake breeze by the glass in a red. I wish lake breeze pinot blanc was by glass instead of bottle. The new pinot gris option was from a winery I was no familiar with and it had a good start but a bad finish. I like being left alone to enjoy the food, ambience and scenery outside. I wish the weather had been warm enough to sit outside. I would definitely recommend and return.

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4.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Mountain View is breathtaking, and foodie and wines are also great. I would recommend here to my friends and I will visit again.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Great view of the mountains. Food was fantastic! Will definitely go back.

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

Sunflower salad with sunflower sprouts and tiny squash...hand made gnocchi in a delightful tomato and spinach sauce! Oh and then there is the striped bass stuffed with potatoes and the fig and pear compote! Did I mention breakfast...eggs benny with salmon...stuffed french toast...or perhaps the chefs choice quiche of the day!
The food taste sensational and the service just as wonderful!
Worth the trip out of the Banff town centre to the Juniper Hotel at the bottom of the road to Norquay ski hill. Juniper Bistro rocks!!

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

This is my favorite restaurant in Banff! My boyfriend and I come here for all of our special occasions. I'm also a concierge at the springs and I recommend to my guests all the time! The game duo is my fav dish!!! We will be back time and time again :) thank you!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

My wife and I really enjoyed eating at the Juniper Bistro since we were staying at the Hotel also. Both dinner and breakfast were fantastic! They accommodated our dietary needs graciously, they offered us options between two tables with nice views. We visited in April which felt like low season but we got great service and attention nonetheless. The food was Instagram worthy and very satisfying for our tastebuds and appetites. We enjoyed our anniversary stay and meals so much we would do it all over again! Thanks to everyone at the Juniper!

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

I highly recommend a visit to the Juniper Bistro. The food is OUTSTANDING and the service is impeccable. Add in the views of Banff and surrounding Rocky Mountains and the fact that you can stay right there in the Juniper Lodge (no drinking and driving) and life is good!!

PS I have serious allergy issues and the crew at the Junioer Bistro go out of their way to work with me while still creating beautiful, unique, inspiring meals.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

The food was spectacular and we had the dining room all to ourselves. Excellent service and a beautiful view.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Amazing Mountain View! The food and drinks were good as well

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

The brunch was very tasty at the Juniper Bistro! Service was very good as well.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

It was great

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Great food, excellent service and an unbeatable view. Went for a little apres-ski, followed by dinner and then breakfast the next morning. All were excellent.

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Beautiful view of Mount Rundle. Excellent soup, creative, flavorful entrees; inspired chefs. Friendly & knowledgeable waiters.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Great service, very attentive to guests, great food. Had the wild boar and the scallop dinners and both where great.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Casual, relaxed and a little off the beaten track, it does indeed have an exceptional view, nice staff, and good food.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

They didn’t accept our open table voucher, but the food was really good.
The manager working at dinner had a bit of an attitude problem. Other servers were all lovely!

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2.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Unfortunately my partners food was cold (he did not want to say anything) and he had the strip loin. The muscles were mediocre, delicious sauce but more focussed on the pomme frittes.

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4.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Brunch was very tasty - perfect seasonings, very flavourful. Restaurant also has great mountain valley views. Also liked that brunch offered till 2pm on weekends.

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4.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Great view !!! Enjoyed the breakfast menus with a cocktail while admiring the scenery.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Great spot for Sunday brunch to catch up with friends. Combine that with an amazing view, worth a day trip from Calgary to enjoy the experience.

I had the stuffed French toast with n alone and cinnamon puree. Unique and delicious. Definitely would return.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

The food was fantastic. The service was great and the view is to die for! A must stop spot to eat!

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4.0Dined on February 20, 2018

Food was excellent, some of the best food we’ve had. Really loved the pork belly starter! The game duo for two was very unique and well thought out. It was a very enjoyable main dish to share. If I’m honest, the portion was a bit small, however dessert filled us up in the end. The brown butter biscuit is an amazing way to end the meal.

Overall, very very good restaurant! Would definitely recommend and we will be back.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

We had a great meal at Juniper Bistro: our starters of local smoked trout and of wild mushrooms were perfect, good size portion (but not too big) and delicious. For mains we had wild boar and chicken supreme, which were both tender with lovely sides. Wine selection was also good. And the service was excellent, cannot recommend the place enough! Worth the short drive from the town!

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Great Bar, great patio in summer, nice private dining room but main dining room needs a bit of attention from a good designer as to lighting, separation of tables and clatter. This room provides wonderful views in daytime but would benefit from a few more quiet alcoves (such as the large table immediately to the right of the entry) that could be created by banquettes, dividers or taking advantage of the height of thee room by staging it into 2 levels.
Food's usually great and service is always acceptable and sometimes excellent.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Went for breakfast and dinner. Breakfast was fantastic. Perfect eggs. Brown butter hash was delicious. Sourdough was superb. Dinner was great. Would go back for the mashed potatoes alone.

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

We enjoyed dinner and brunch at the Juniper last weekend. We can't say enough about the friendly staff and excellent food. Thank you for a wonderful experience!

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1.0Dined on February 4, 2018

Super boring hotel restaurant with strange food that was okay at best

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4.0Dined on January 30, 2018

No other customers there as it is off season. Food was very good

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

My husband and I ate here on our annual Lake Louise getaway this past weekend. While we wish we would’ve ate earlier so it wasn’t dark out and we could’ve seen the view, that is our only complaint. (And that’s our own fault!) Our server Michael was very friendly, our food was perfect, and the Creme Brûlée dessert was to die for! We would happily visit here again.

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4.0Dined on January 20, 2018

We had a great experience at the Juniper Bistro. Service was good and the view was great. The restaurant overlooks the mountains. We went for lunch on a weekend and it was quiet that day. We ordered the steak and the poutine both of which were well prepared and tasty. We would recommend and we would go back anytime we are in Banff. Definitely one of the better choices in the town.

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

The view is outstanding and the meal was excellent too.

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2.0Dined on January 6, 2018

Food was ok, service from mark was horrible. Very rude, took a while to get orders and was not too knowledgeable on the menu though he was certain with what he was saying. One of my guests had a service dog and he was very rude about that as well. Overall experience was poor. The hostess was very pleasant.

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3.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Unknown special menu that was not advertised. Waitress did not seem to understand the menu but she did a great job. Quite expensive.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Amazing food. Great unique options and great coffee. We both enjoyed the juniper benny and it was a dish we won’t forget. Service was so so. The view is spectacular and we will definitely go back next time we are in Banff.

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5.0Dined on December 29, 2017

Wonderful flavors. The sirloin and wild boar dinners were fantastic

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4.0Dined on December 29, 2017

We had an excellent breakfast at Juniper bistro. the food was so fresh and beautifully presented. The breakfast menu is somewhat limited but there is a choice for just about everyone. We had 3 different choices at our table and everyone raved about their choice. We will be back!

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