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Trailhead Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, Canadian
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101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
07:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great spot to pick up food and get on your way. I was shocked to see negative comments about their coffee, my husband absolutely loved it!! I had a gluten free wrap that was soo tasty and kids had huge grilled cheese sandwiches that they devoured. Our family will definitely be back!!

Thank Elizabethyyc
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got the breakfast wrap, which is made to order and you can customize. Coffee here isn't my favourite, but the food is worth going for.

Thank Paige D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This cafe was recommended to us and it was certainly very busy so presumably popular. Sadly we had the worst coffee we have had in a long time, really bitter with a very odd taste. Maybe we were unlucky but we wouldn't try this again.

Thank mwfr2016
Field, Canada
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the wraps (pizza, cajun chicken, & donair are all awesome), good coffee, good treats, and nice/friendly staff.

Thank AlexManitoba
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

Alex, Thanks for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you soon thanks More 

Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our go to coffee and breakfast stop when we are visiting Lake Louise for skiing or just touring the area.

Thank tomtoo
Reykjavik, Iceland
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186 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Very good coffee, sandwiches and pastry. Tried some of their sandwiches and wraps too. My No.2 to go to in Lake Louise.

Thank articok
New Jersey
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139 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

One of the few lunch spots open in November but don't let that fool ya...the food is served fresh, fast and is very good!...accommodations are small and cramped so this place is best served "to go"...which we did, twice!...I had the Canadian wrap during my two visits...probably the best wrap I've ever eaten...stuffed with meat, the wraps are served while... More 

Thank Andy B
gold coast, australia
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Stopped for late lunch today. Had the Cajun Chicken Caesar Wrap. Very fresh and very delicious. Not cheap, but very tasty. Friendly staff.

1 Thank beckoz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Food here is good. Cramped space but get it to go and eat with the view that just doesn't quit. Staff are welcoming and the food came out right and quick Grilled cheese sandy was thick and filling. I liked the salad dressing but but want to my companions taste. My Greek wrap tasted great from start to finish. We... More 

1 Thank Xodot
New Braunfels, Texas
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We ate here three times and found it to be the best option in the area. Fresh food, excellent wraps, good soup, healthy options. We would take our food to go and bring it with us to enjoy on a hike. Coffee was also great!

1 Thank MooseJackMeg
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed our delicious food. Thanks for stopping by, hope to see you next time. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 8
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: 14035222006
COFFEE COFFEE COFFEE!!!!! We serve the BEST coffee in town!

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