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“Great food”

Melissa's Restaurant and Bar
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Ranked #28 of 158 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Canadian
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We visited Melissa’s restaurant on our last night of our holiday...really wished we had found it earlier in our stay in Banff. The restaurant is a lot bigger than it looks from the outside, the staff are really friendly and most importantly the food is amazing!
We all ordered a steak and it was cooked perfectly. The meal also came with a choice of starters so found it good value for money. We like Melissa’s so much we went there for breakfast the next day, again we were not disappointed. Would definately eat there again if we return to Banff on holiday

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Decent little place, serving decent breakfast. Nothing spectacular and a little overpriced for the quality, but edible. Good staff, nice servers and warm environment

Thank Kris E
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile


The menu is extensive, varied and with something to suit all tastes.
Staff are attentive, friendly and efficient.
The food was really good, steak cooked to perfection (but barely warm), lobster delicious, Bread warm and tasty with garlic butter. However, the fries were cold, sent them back and they were quickly replaced with tepid fries. I was too hungry to send them back again, and my other food was rapidly cooling.
The restaurant was full, and deservedly so, the food is really good, but I was sat with my back to the fire exit (scarily blocked by snow) and I was really cold, outside temp was minus 15. There was no spare table for us to move to, so I shivered through the meal.
I would go back to eat here, the food really is good, but I would be more chooser with the seating, and speak up about the temperature of the food.

Thank Joanne W
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Excellent food for a fair price. Staff was friendly and helpful.

We ate in the restaurant; however, there is also a pub / lounge upstairs.

Recommend Melissa's to anyone wanting a good home cooked meal!

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Thank Brian A
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Went for breakfast on last morning. - such a choice - from the full 'big' breakfast to all sorts of sides and 'continental' style options. The pancakes were awesome and I'm glad I only ordered 2 with strip bacon and maple syrup. We can vouch for the French toast too. Coffee plentiful. Nice decor and helpful and attentive staff

Thank Jonathan C
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Bunny J, Owner at Melissa's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you very much for the kind words Jonathon! Great to hear you had such a fantastic experience!

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