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Bill Peyto's Cafe

203 Village Road, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-522-2200
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“elk burger” (28 reviews)
“thai stir fry” (11 reviews)
“salad” (44 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Cafe, Canadian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
203 Village Road, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

This place is attached to the Hostel in Lake Louise but anyone can eat here. Primarily went there to get an Elk burger which was good, Staff are friendly and laid back

Thank Crusader007
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Recommended by our hotel staff. Simple hearty menu, reasonably priced for the area. Hubby had fish and chips. It looked very good. I ordered the Thai stir fry. It wasn't what I expected. It wasn't Pad Thai. Overly sweet and too much sauce. I recommend...More

Thank Mbronkar
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

$7 pints and $21 pitchers, average food, friendly young waitstaff, cheaper than other tourist traps in town, cards accepted

Thank 633busyt
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The soup (chicken vegetable stew) we ordered for lunch was delicious and generously portioned for the price, but the burgers (beef and elk) we ordered were pretty mediocre and tasted frozen.

Thank Sarah Z
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Great start to an early day. It is hidden at the Youth Hostel Bldg (9/3)Early morning breakfast. Simple and fast. Good scrambled eggs, homefries and a slab of ham. Lots of coffee.

Thank lovetotravel1492
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Visited here for dinner while staying at the Lake Louise Inn which is just across the street, the welcome, the food and the atmosphere was excellent, also a very competitively priced menu which was a blessing compared to our own hotels dining rooms. Really is...More

Thank JohnoWirral
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Bill Peyto’s Cafe is a simple, charming and casual restaurant located inside the same building as the Hostelling International – Lake Louise Hostel along the main road in the village of Lake Louise. I ate here for dinner during my one night stay at the...More

Thank BrittanyAdventures
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We had elk burgers. One with side salad and the other with fries. Both had bacon added as an extra. Recommend the elk burger, but it needs the bacon. Salad was fine. Fries were the disappointment - wizened and overcooked. Apple pie and ice cream...More

Thank Peta P
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Great value when most eateries are so expensive in town. We got there just in time before the lunch crowd. Got a table for two. Service was quick, owner was kind. Food was great. Wife ordered elk burger which she gives a thumbs up. She...More

Thank tlz259
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The two of us went for dinner here, guided by TripAdvisor's ranking. And although it's a simple place, the food was delicious! We had a burger and Thai stir fry and lemon pie for desert - I can recommend them all. A very tasty meal...More

Thank Karin O
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15 March 2017|
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Response from 5000traveller | Reviewed this property |
It's approx. 4 km from the Chateau Lake Louise to the Cafe. There is no designated path for pedestrians. The road is quite crowded as it is the only entry and exit to Lake Louise. If you are planning to visit in 2017 it may... More
15 March 2017|
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Response from Sherry S | Reviewed this property |
i would say to drive.
Jeanette J
13 February 2016|
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Response from 2travelbuds | Reviewed this property |
We did breakfast at Bill Peyto's Cafe as soon as it opened in morning. Quick. Then did a short trip to Lake Moraine for photos. Had been there the previous day so didn't spend a lot of time there. Then stopped off at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Village Road, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: +1 403-522-2200
in the Canadian Alpine Center-- it's in the youth hostel
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