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Chaya Restaurant

118 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
+1 403-760-0882
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“ramen” (60 reviews)
“noodles” (40 reviews)
“bbq pork” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 20:30All hours
Japanese, Asian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
118 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in after a hike in Johnson Canyon, wanted something to warm our souls. It's a small place & packed. The ladies were so nice to give us a ticket to come back in half hour. They had a table reserved for us. We had...More

Thank gymmama50
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Got a late start out from Calgary (noon) and wanted to get something quick to eat on arriving in Banff. Knew the situation re seating and what to expect and just as other reviewers had said, a server explained there would be a 15 min...More

Thank Betty P
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Ive been here a few times because its my boyfriends favorite place in town and usually I enjoy it but tonight I tried the Kitsune Udon and it was phenomenal, so delicious!

Thank Nikki L
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We usually go skiing once a year to Banff and Chaya is one of the restaurants that we always try to go. Decent, tasty authentic Japanese food. Good value for money considering that it is Banff. Small seating area, but if it is busy, the...More

Thank DunkmanEdmonton
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious and good value for money. Seating is quite limited and they do not take reservations via phone. Be prepared to wait for seating, otherwise you're better off getting takeaway. The staff are very friendly and food is served relatively quickly.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Three out of four times I go to Chaya there isn't any space for me to sit, sometimes I'll get takeout, but the space is so tiny you don't want to wait there. That said, the noodles are great and I go back as much...More

Thank furtive808
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A really small restaurant, serving few kinds of traditional Japanese food, like udon ramen and curry, but taste so good. Worth waiting! Strongly recommend miso ramen, beef don and Katsu curry!

Thank Esther W
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This place is one of the "locals" best kept secret. If you enjoy Asian soup with a great variety of noodles and some great flavor blend, this is the place to go... Espacially if you're been bar hopping the night before 😉 Service is quick...More

Thank Meli418
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I go there multiple times a month for their wonton ramen! I've heard other dished are good too - like Udon, and Japanese curry. The food is always fresh, and tasty!

1  Thank GillRK
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Good -Quick service -Friendly staff -Nice food Not so good -Restaurant is small so seats may be hard to come by.

1  Thank Flipfamous
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-760-0882
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