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Balkan Restaurant

120 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L-1A4, Canada
+1 403-762-3454
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (90 reviews)
“saganaki” (43 reviews)
“greek salad” (64 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
120 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L-1A4, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to go for a casual authentic Greek meal. Fish was fresh and moussaka perfect. Spinach pita tasty. Service friendly and attentive. Good Greek coffee 👍

Thank JKS2000
Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived in Banff and decided to stop in the downtown shopping area for lunch. We walked in to the Balkan Restaurant without a reservation and were luck to get table in the front window with a view of Banff Avenue. The authentic Greek food...More

Thank Madebes
Reviewed 5 days ago

A local told us about this special place during our spring break ski trip to Banff. We arrived early and there were already 2-3 other tables occupied. One was a pretty large table that looked like locals, and the other, a young couple with a...More

Thank Sheryl M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch and glad we did. Food and service were excellent. The home made pitas were exceptional and atmosphere inviting.

1  Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at the Balkan was delicious. The staff were very friendly and the service was decently efficient. Also the washrooms were very clean.

Thank Samuel K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were so many restaurants to choose from during in our stay in Banff, but picking Balkan was definitely the right decision. The food was delicious and our waiter Paulo was exceptional. By far the best food and service we’ve had on our trip in...More

1  Thank AmyAshrafi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eight of us stumbled upon this gem and were left saited and exceptionally satisfied. The meal was a classic, the wine & beer delightful and the advice and service provided by Gabby, truely first class. Highly recommend, best night of our trip to date!

1  Thank Leanne O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped at Balkan for a business dinner, and it was a lovely place with fair service. The dish I had was tasty, but I felt it was lacking flavour as well as being a bit too salty and oily. My dinner companions enjoyed their...More

Thank CrashAS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the food here. The calamari, the pita with hummus, the lamb that truly falls off the bone, the fish and the seafood pasta. All a winner! Amazing Greek resto. Servers are nice, efficient and kind too. But food’s good so I guess that’s your...More

2  Thank blissasia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve eaten a lot of Greek food in my life but this was truly one of the best. We order the $80 platter for two and shared it between three which made it a bit more affordable. Absolutely everything that arrived at the table was...More

1  Thank Jim S
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Deb S
14 September 2017|
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Response from Willardo | Reviewed this property |
the moussaka is made with eggplant not pasta, the lamb with selected side dishes can be gf, the salads are gf
6 July 2017|
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Response from Nick V | Reviewed this property |
The Balkan offers vegetarian moussaka, vegan baked peppers, vegetarian linguini, 3 salad options, pitas & dip, spanakopita etc. all delicious
22 May 2015|
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Response from yakarlos | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, we are kid friendly and have high chairs and booster seats available. The Greek Night show starts at 8:30pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L-1A4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-3454
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