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Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant

Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
+1 403-762-6860
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sukiyaki” (11 reviews)
“sushi” (65 reviews)
“miso soup” (8 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This Fairmont Sushi Restaurant is rated in the bottom half of Banff sushi places for good reason. Nothing special at a premium price.More

Thank GeorgeFMarkhamON
Jeffrey C, Food and Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us on Trip Advisor. We strive to provide our guests with memorable dining experiences and are sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations. We will be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I both enjoyed sharing our shushi diner of various variety's. Joseph and James provided excellent service. The food and evening where delightfully and we highly recommend them if you stay visit the beautiful Fairmont.

Thank Bob K
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. Our team always loves to hear such positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first night at this great property. Service was outstanding (Frank) and the sushi was top notch. The carpaccio was a highlight with the spicy ginger, and the other spicy rolls of raw scallop and tuna with pepper oils were equally solid. Sashimi was good...maguro,...More

Thank Erik R
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. It was fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed your visit, particularly the service provided. Our team always loves to hear such positive feedback. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This attractive restaurant offers delicious options. My Vegan desires were easily met with an Avocado roll, a delicious Udon bowl (fish paste removed), and a couple of scoops of plum sherbet. My Bride enjoyed traditional rolls and Udon noddles and plum sherbet as well. Our...More

Thank Cowboybuckaroo
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. It was wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner. Our culinary team will be thrilled to hear such positive feedback. . We look forward to welcoming you back again. Warm regards, Jeffrey...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The sushi is absolutely amazing! Me and my family have been going to this restaurant for many years now and have never been let down, of course the excellence does come at quite the hefty price, but I wholeheartedly find the meal worthy of the...More

Thank Ethan S
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for writing such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. It's fantastic to hear that you and your family have continued to join us throughout the years. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017

While in Banff this week on business I asked a few friends to meet me for dinner at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant in the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. I had been several years since I was last in Banff and Mr. Osada and his...More

Thank Lawrence Ian G
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. Our culinary team always loves hearing from our guests, particularly when such positive feedback is shared. It was wonderful to hear how much everyone in your party enjoyed their dinner...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

Four of us went out for a night together here. We have all eaten our fair share of sushi and agreed we couldn't think of better we've had. Maybe once in Hawaii, but that was it. We ended up ordering two sushi boats. They changed...More

Thank Hope556
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Our team will be thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your recent experience. We love hearing such positive feedback from our guests! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Banff. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 23 August 2017

The food is fresh, beautifully prepared, and excellent to eat. Service was polite and fast. The restaurant is small but very cosy. They do have some seating at the bar by the master chefs.

Thank jartman65
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing you experience on TripAdvisor. It was wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your dinner with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Love going here for a sushi fix- chef's creations are impeccable, the fish is always so fresh. a real "treat yoself" kind of place. Reasonably priced! Will continue to visit Samurai on the regular.More

Thank Izzy_ozbourne
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for writing such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor! What a great way to ' Treat yo self!' Our team loves to continue to welcome back locals to share with them the perfect sushi fix. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food &...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely awesome that sushi We spent a really lovely time there and the food was just amazing Thank you

Thank Herbert H
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. It was lovely to hear how much you enjoyed your recent visit. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 52
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus service run by the town which runs approximately every 40 minutes into Banff. Fare is $2.00 per person. The bus operates daily from 6:35 a.m. until 11:15 p.m.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-6860
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy an authentic Japanese culinary experience at the Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant. Featuring beautifully presented melt-in-your-mouth fresh sushi and sashimi, as well as, interactive hot pot dinners such as shabu-shabu and sukiyaki. The fish used to prepare Samurai's sushi and sashimi is flown in fresh from Vancouver. Pull up a seat at the Sushi Bar and watch our Chefs work their magic right before your eyes!
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