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Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant

Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
+1 403-762-6860
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (68 reviews)
“shabu shabu” (10 reviews)
“miso soup” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic meal at Samurai at the Banff Springs Hotel with our two teenagers. The wait staff were very friendly and informative and definitely guided us to the perfect choices for us. We had a selection of sushi and sashimi to start (all perfect - authentic,...More

Thank Scampavia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on the first floor of the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, and a bit out of the way, this restaurant offers a wide selection of Japanese food including sushi. There is a sushi bar as well as tables that have heating elements so that you...More

Thank stevensE8641XY
Jeffrey C, Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your dining experience with us, our team loves to provide our guests with an authentic Japanese dining experience. The shabu shabu is a favorite of ours! We hope to welcome you back for more sushi in the future....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went as a family and enjoyed the sushi and Shabu Shabu. The service was really great and the food was delicious.The restaurant is small so I'd recommend making a reservation ahead of time. We had small children with us and they were very accommodating.More

Thank Priscilla N
Jeffrey C, Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your dinner with us! We love to provide memorable dining experiences to all our guests and are happy the children enjoyed their meal. Thank you for sharing your feedback, we hope you enjoyed your time...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018

I stop by this place whenever I get a chance. Quality food, beautifully plated. Kind of hidden away with no views but the food is worth itMore

Thank Mike D
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor! It was wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your visit. Our team always loves to hear such positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in town....More

Reviewed 18 January 2018

On our second night we dined at this Japanese restaurant. While it was small, we never felt crowded and were able to converse well while appropriate pleasant music played in the background. Our host was James - he was most welcoming, helpful and entertaining. He...More

Thank Kaye D
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. It was wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your recent visit. Our team will be thrilled to hear your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Place nice and we ate at the counter while two Japan’s chef prepare sushi. High quality and good prices.

Thank Frengy86
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to shared your experience on TripAdvisor. Wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner! Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 15 October 2017

This Fairmont Sushi Restaurant is rated in the bottom half of Banff sushi places for good reason. Nothing special at a premium price.More

Thank GeorgeFMarkhamON
Jeffrey C, Food and Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us on Trip Advisor. We strive to provide our guests with memorable dining experiences and are sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations. We will be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017

My wife and I both enjoyed sharing our shushi diner of various variety's. Joseph and James provided excellent service. The food and evening where delightfully and we highly recommend them if you stay visit the beautiful Fairmont.

Thank Bob K
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. Our team always loves to hear such positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 26 September 2017

Our first night at this great property. Service was outstanding (Frank) and the sushi was top notch. The carpaccio was a highlight with the spicy ginger, and the other spicy rolls of raw scallop and tuna with pepper oils were equally solid. Sashimi was good...maguro,...More

Thank Erik R
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. It was fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed your visit, particularly the service provided. Our team always loves to hear such positive feedback. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This attractive restaurant offers delicious options. My Vegan desires were easily met with an Avocado roll, a delicious Udon bowl (fish paste removed), and a couple of scoops of plum sherbet. My Bride enjoyed traditional rolls and Udon noddles and plum sherbet as well. Our...More

Thank Cowboybuckaroo
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. It was wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner. Our culinary team will be thrilled to hear such positive feedback. . We look forward to welcoming you back again. Warm regards, Jeffrey...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$51
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus service run by the town which runs approximately every 40 minutes into Banff. Fare is $2.00 per person. The bus operates daily from 6:35 a.m. until 11:15 p.m.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-6860
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy an authentic Japanese culinary experience at the Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant. Featuring beautifully presented melt-in-your-mouth fresh sushi and sashimi, as well as, interactive hot pot dinners such as shabu-shabu and sukiyaki. The fish used to prepare Samurai's sushi and sashimi is flown in fresh from Vancouver. Pull up a seat at the Sushi Bar and watch our Chefs work their magic right before your eyes!
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