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Sleeping Buffalo Restaurant & Lounge

) #48 of 107 Restaurants in Banff $$$$
700 Tunnel Mountain Rd | Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B3, Canada
+1 403-762-2400
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“wild game” (8 reviews)
“halibut” (8 reviews)
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700 Tunnel Mountain Rd | Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had fresh halibut and a nice bottle of Canadian wine. The bartender was very helpful in suggesting different whiskies to try.

Thank George R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best dinner we had in Banff. The ribeye I had was cooked to perfection. The strawberry rhubarb tart was so yummy. The staff was wonderful and the atmosphere was great.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had not eaten for twelve hours when we entered the Sleeping Buffalo. Though we saw many tables, they were being held for guests of the hotel and we were lucky that Ben (our server) had just taken a call cancelling a reservation. He was...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 6 days ago

The menu was extensive with lots of game options. Staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. Can highly recommend the charcuterie board for two to share as a starter and the confit duck leg which melted in the mouth. The bison belly and striploin combo was...More

Thank Deborah V
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food is very good and the staff is friendly and efficient. We eat here every time that we come to Banff

Thank RichZiegler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good quality of food in the lounge, near the romantic fireplace. Nice draught beers from local breweries. Nice and friendly staff

Thank Manfred P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We recently had a very enjoyable meal at Sleeping Buffalo. I've reviewed it before, and my opinion of the food and service continues to be very positive - in fact, our server was outstanding. But OMG, what have they done to the décor??!! This is...More

Thank banff
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We ate in the lounge one evening, and also had breakfast and dinner in the main restaurant. Staff were friendly and knowledgeable, esp about the locally-sourced ingredients and Canadian wines from the Okanagan valley. The menus offer a good range of choices, both from the...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We stayed at this hotel so maybe I'm biased, but the food and service was exceptional, from charcuterie starter to main course (halibut, mixed meat medley etc, our food was just fantastic served by well informed enthusiastic staff.

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

If you have the $ you HAVE to dine here! Yes it is expensive but well worth it for a romantic meal. We shared the seared scallops - they were melt in you mouth Devine. I had the salmon and my husband had the duck....More

Thank Kat G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Tunnel Mountain Rd | Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-2400
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