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Beaver Tails

) #16 of 106 Restaurants in Banff $ Fast food,
120 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E7, Canada
+1 403-760-0606
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pastry” (38 reviews)
“gelato” (28 reviews)
“fried dough” (24 reviews)
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Fast food, Canadian
120 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E7, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Beaver Tail was recommended as a taste treat and it was. The hard part was deciding which topping out of the many choices. Each is freshly made as you wait, and quite delicious.

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 1 week ago

new in the country and you have to try new things - and we did - a beaver tail. we thought we would take one bite and end up throwing the rest. how wrong were we - we ate the whole lot. bad for you...More

1  Thank MDKbrisbane
Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Banff you must stop in to get a Beaver tail. It is deep fried dough that is covered in all sorts of yummy toppings -- you have numerous choices to choose from so I am sure that there is something for everyone. The...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We missed having these in Québec so tried them here when we were driving through Banff. Had the classic which was really just a piece of fried dough as others have said with butter and cinnamon. Good but a bit expensive at $5+ for one...More

Thank YVRcockroach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't realize these were cooked by order & not just laying around. So glad too as I can't imagine them cold. I had the cinnamon sugar and it was delicious. I almost didn't stop but it was on my pre trip list of places...More

Thank kftw
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This business has been around since 1978 and I've just had one for the first time! So many years of missed opportunities! Delicious!

Thank Kadam M
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

As I was traveling across Canada I had to try this famous thing at least once! So I had no.8 for dessert and it tasted so good :-) I will definitely try the other ones too! It was freshly made and the staff was friendly...More

Thank Shulsi
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Wow! I was expecting some flattened doughnut type of bread but no, oh no not this! We ordered two variants - the cinnamon sugar and the Nutella. It was flaky and warm. Like a good croissant gets flaky but it was not buttery. The cinnamon...More

Thank PQ529
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a unique snack food that is oh-so-good (but probably not good for the waistline!). I usually have just the basic cinnamon and sugar beaver tail. This deep-fried pastry satisfies the sweet tooth. Other beaver tails that have been purchased were the nutella and...More

Thank heperry
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The BeaverDog's are good but greasy. This location was busy like the one across the street is all the time. People were lined up out the door.

Thank davidson168
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Diane P
Their hours today?
8 July 2016|
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Response from angelac932016 | Reviewed this property |
Usually until 9pm :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Fast food, Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1E7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-760-0606
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