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Chalet Restaurant

€€ - €€€
| Columbia Icefield Centre, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J3, Canada
+1 877-423-7433
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  • Excellent4%
  • Very good9%
  • Average14%
  • Poor26%
  • Terrible47%
24 Jul 2017
“limited options on the icefields parkway”
22 Jul 2017
“We were part of a group with tickets for the lunch buffet”
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€€ - €€€
| Columbia Icefield Centre, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J3, Canada
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on my way along the Icefield Parkway and was amazed by the changes since my last visit. The food is pricey but I guess you are paying partly for the location. Pizza was great though and the staff friendly and seemed to be...More

Thank kvcrisp
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We stopped here and looked over the buffet and decided not eat here, just choosing to get a cup of coffee. We were not impressed with either the choices available or the quality of the foods presented. The cost seemed high for what you get....More

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the Columbia Icefield Centre at about 8.30am which was two hours before our booked tour. We thought we'd have a nice relaxing breakfast before we had a wander around the shop and just enjoy the view. We were seated and chose our...More

1  Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

On our trip from Banff to Jasper we arrived at the visitor center around lunch time so we decided to give it a try. We went for the burger/pizza station as we didn't fancy the buffet option. We actually got two slices of Meat Lover...More

Thank Baconator76
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Is it so difficult for whoever runs this place to have at least one decent place to eat? Its not like they can't get ingredients for a limited menu. We knew it was bad before we got there and cut our stay in half, enough...More

1  Thank EyeForget
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Was in the cafe. and purchased a Cup of Mixed Fresh Fruits. Opened up the cup, fruits tasted alcoholic, then looked at the date label. It was a week ago date. Went to talk to the supervisor of the restaurant, first they asked me to...More

4  Thank Andy C
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Options for meals are extremely limited and after our glacier tour we were hungry for lunch. There is a very pretty looking restaurant that was closed to everyone except those in tour groups..the setting looked lovely but it was closed to us leaving us with...More

1  Thank LSQRD1
Reviewed 22 July 2017

In all fairness my son thought the lunch was amazing with an all you can eat option and as a student it possibly did stack up for him. But having dined out on the best Canada had to offer from Vancouver Island to the Rockies,...More

1  Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for breakfast on our way along the Parkway. They were not busy but it still took them 40 minutes to cook our eggs benedict. I didn't actually order eggs, but wasn't prepared to wait another 40 minutes for them...More

Thank OziDel
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Came here a few times and I tried their deli sandwiches and beef burgers. The sandwich was good and they have a variety of things to drink, such as coffee, tea, energy drinks and juices. The burger was really good, no complaints. Great place for...More

Thank hughezzy23
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Eric Z
17 June 2016|
Response from Tinilla1123 |
Hello, They open from 8am until 10am for Breakfast items in the dining room, the food comes out fast and they will have you on your way in no time. If you'd rather grab a sandwich or something to go the Cafeteria opens up... More
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  • Address: | Columbia Icefield Centre, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 877-423-7433
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Chalet celebrates the heritage of the original red-roofed Columbia Icefield Chalet, and the stories of the explorers that have enjoyed this destination over the years. The exceptional menu of freshly prepared hot items and casual self-serve concept provides the perfect location to refuel for your next mountain adventure.
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