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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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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“moussaka” (73 reviews)
“calamari” (93 reviews)
“baklava” (33 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
120 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L-1A4, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Greek in a mountain, resort town of Banff! Who woulda thunk it would be so good?! I read the other Yelpie reviews, and am happy to report that we enjoyed our meal too. Mom and I weren't starving so we shared a few dishes. Mind...More

Thank Alia G
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a great find And we were surprised 😳 that the food was delicious and the prices were very Reasonable. The service was very prompt and friendly, so this is definitely on the revisit list. 👍🏻

Thank RSJ999
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went here for the Tuesday evening dining, Greek dancing and entertainment, and had such a great time ! Moussaka was excellent. Service was top notch. Our son had a seafood dish with mussels etc and he loved it too. Will definitely go back next...More

Thank travel-amt
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are up for mediocre greek food priced as gourmet, this is the place for you. Not to mention the service. Trip advisor's reviews are shockingly good for this place. Any fast food gyro place makes much better food for a fraction of the...More

Thank Yoav G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered Souvlaki in Pita which comes with a side salad. Could not taste any tzatziki sauce and asked for some in a bowl to flavor the very bland order. When the bill came they charged $3 for approx. 2 tablespoons of the sauce which...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 1 week ago

After nearly a year of living in Banff and hearing great things, I finally got the chance to dine at the Balkan - and it certainly lived up to the raving reviews I had heard! Its atmosphere is perfect for a nice dinner, while the...More

Thank cdj9995
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not bad, had cocktails and an appetizer, a couple of entrees. Fairly pricey, service was adequate, food was ok. The steak was dry and tough, the lamb and chicken were better.

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came on a Monday for dinner and were seated very quickly. It's not the cheapest but it's quite good value for the food and the portions. Our server was very friendly and helpful. This was my second time here and I can't wait for...More

Thank Tyson D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate at the Balkan with two good friends, after three days of meetings. On our waiter's advice, we all selected the braised lamb shank and it did not disappoint. Appetizers and a couple of bottles of wine rounded out a great meal with great...More

Thank Marcus R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will make this simple. The food is mediocre and overpriced. Coming from a city with wonderful greek food, I was looking forward to a family dinner where we could all enjoy greek food. The verdict was a complete thumbs down. Tasteless, snobby and not...More

Thank ToddandDenise
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Questions & Answers
RitikaAryaJain
6 July 2017|
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Response from kittykat014 | Reviewed this property |
I would imagine so, there were quite a few Vegetarian options and also vegan options. I had the Greek soup without yoghurt for lunch a stuffed pepper.
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3HT2
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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zmehree11
21 January 2015|
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Response from yakarlos | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately our kitchen and proteins are not halal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
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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