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Magpie & Stump

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203 Caribou St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-4067
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11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Banff, Canada
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Every night they have either food or drink specials. Margarita Thursday is fantastic. Taco Tuesdays are good as well. Found this is a great place to go and hang out with friends any day of the week.

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We ate here after not being able to get a table on a couple of times,and we were not disappointed.Great Mexican food with a wide variety on offer? The service was excellent and the nachos we had for starters were really tasty and plentiful. Would recommend that you check this place out!

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Calgary, Canada
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came here on Valentine's Day expecting it to be full but we were able to get a table with no wait. The interior is very colourful and unique. We shared a half order of nachos which was good but $2/topping is a bit pricey. The popcorn shrimp tacos were just okay, they were a bit bland. The menu is... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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112 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We keep coming back here for the great vibe and drinks; love the restaurant's look & atmosphere. Food is decent as well and they have specials on several nights. Lots of tequilla options! Always seems busy, but you put your name on the list and they text you when you're table is almost ready. Nothing fancy, but a great place... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Magpie and Stump offers a solid Mexican experience with the food being well portioned and full of the classic Mexican flavours throughout the traditional menu. The place offers great food and drink specials with the special of the night for us being $5 or less margaritas from memory, a very good deal! The atmosphere of this restaurant is loud... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have been coming here for 5 years now. We celebrated here after our engagement so it's a special place for us. This place is always busy when we've gone. They don't take reservations so go anticipating a wait time if you are a larger party. Drinks are always good, lots of variety to choose from. The... More 

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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for dinner on a Saturday night during a weekend getaway to Banff. Although you have to wait for a table, it's totally worth it. The drinks are so good. It would be far too easy to have too much to drink here. We had daiquiris - the sour raspberry and the wild cherry - Yum! We also... More 

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Minnesota
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to grab a drink and talk after a long day. The 750 gold Margaritas are great, not to sweet and the perfect price. Staff is friendly, restrooms clean and getting a spot at the bar is super easy.

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Thank DZalumni
Chestermere
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always love the food and great friendly service at Magpie and Stump when we visit Banff! As usual, the food was fantastic, the service was great and the drinks even better! The kids enjoyed their kids tacos, the kids colouring pages and the virgin margaritas! Will definitely be back again next time we're in Banff.

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Holbrook, New York
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391 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our table of 6 was looking forward to eat here for lunch because of the reputation, unique building and quirky decoration. The ambiance did not disappoint but unfortunately most other aspects did. The worst offense was that the food, although well plated and with fresh ingredients, was vastly under-seasoned by all accounts at the table from the chips & guac... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 23
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Caribou St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-4067

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?