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The Crossing

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Bag 333 | Saskatchewan River Crossing,, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
+1 403-761-7000
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Toronto, Canada
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We arrived at this isolated spot - the only place we could see on the map for food - the same time as a couple of tour buses arrived. As well as being crowded, the food was poor and pricey. The review by Marion B below is bang on.

Thank Don L
Prince George, Canada
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62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

With not many places to stop in this area, we opted to try this place as a last resort. A try in the pub with a proper menu, they were not yet serving food at 4:00 pm, so we settled for the self serve restaurant. Two pulled pork sandwiches and a coffee each came to a bill of close to... More 

Thank Marion B
Columbia, Missouri
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58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I have stayed at the Crossing Resort many times and have always been impressed by the location. Located just south of the Columbia Icefields this is the perfect rest stop between Lake Louise and Jasper. The cool thing about the Crossing is it is off the grid with power being generated on premise. There is a bar/restaurant, gift shop, restaurant,... More 

Thank 78Dave
Wellington, New Zealand
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519 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We didn't try the meals here - but stopped for a bathroom visit and an ice-cream to keep us going between meals. Looked an interesting place but we didn't hang around

Thank John S
Fort Collins, CO
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265 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We were tired and hungry by the time we got to Saskatchewan Crossing, and this resort is the only option around for miles for food. We started at the Parkway Pub where we shocked to find out that you have to grill your own burger or steak; we were tired and not in the mood to fuss with this. We... More 

Thank laneybelle
Williams Lake
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114 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Wayyy to expensive, busy place as there is not much else in the area, but plan ahead and don't stop. Super expensive, not very friendly service.

Thank WLTrailrider
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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629 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 378 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Awful food, awful coffee, awful service - my advice - don't go there! Plan your journey ahead and take food with you!

Thank casswife
Derby, United Kingdom
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1,192 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We stopped here on our journeys, both north and south, along the Ice Fields Parkway and found it to be quite reasonable. We had excellent bowls of soup, plus coffees. Of course the price is high, what else do you expected in such an isolated place? Just be grateful that there is somewhere in this wilderness that is welcoming to... More 

Thank mjc404
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244 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

over $8 for a bag of chip... Do not stop... The cafeteria was horrible... Keep on driving .. There are a few more options down the road

Thank Karen1616
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
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137 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The people who run this place must know that they are the only show for miles around. We stopped after driving from Red Deer and were keen for lunch. The only option beyond the tremendously overpriced fast food was some fairly tasty chili at $9 a bowl at the chili/soup bar. There was also veggie chili and soup at the... More 

Thank Wendy V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Canadian, American
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bag 333 | Saskatchewan River Crossing,, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: +1 403-761-7000

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