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The Crossing Cafe

Bag 333 | Saskatchewan River Crossing, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
+1 403-761-7000
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good13%
  • Average26%
  • Poor35%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (3 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
“gas station” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Canadian
$$ - $$$
Bag 333 | Saskatchewan River Crossing, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here and while the food is normal of a cafe/burger joint, it is really expensive. We had a hot dog and a burger with a drink and it was $40. As it is the only place on the drive I would recommend bringing...More

Thank Jakobes89
Reviewed 8 December 2017

At supper time the service was slow, at breakfast it was buffet service so it was OK. The supper food was nothing to write home about but nothing to complain.

Thank jaunty5
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Talk about a trapping! It is a monopoly...For a little dish of poutine, they charges $15.86. I refused to eat here due to the prices.

Thank geejam
Reviewed 17 October 2017

It's the only restaurant in miles on the Icefield Parkway, so prepare to pay "Ballpark Prices" for your food! Tasty but pricey. $9 for a bowl of chili comparable to a $2 Wendy's chili.We each had chili and split a sandwich. Drank water. $30 bucks...More

Thank happy_in_paris_10
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We had dinner at the crossing cafe as we were staying at The Crossing Lodge and that is the only restaurant available. The buffet was terrible, few options available and not tasty at all. Just get to the hotel to sleep and avoid this place...More

Thank Tommy-Nature-Guide
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The Crossing Cafe is the only restaurant along the scenic Icefields Parkway (located at Saskatchewan Crossing – about halfway between Banff and Jasper), making it a busy place for travelers to stop for food. There is a cafe and sit-down restaurant located here, along with...More

Thank BrittanyAdventures
Reviewed 1 October 2017

It's expensive and crowded, due to its remoteness. The selection of food is just ok. I had the poutine, which cost about $10. For that price it wasn't very good.

Thank David R
Reviewed 26 September 2017

As far as I know, this is the only restaurant anywhere near the Icefield Parkway. It is a large facility, in the middle of nowhere, capable of handling large crowds and buses. The food was average. They had a large gift store and clean restrooms....More

Reviewed 26 September 2017

Drove up the Icefield Parkway from Lake Louise, with the intention of stopping and turning back at the Crossing, since we were going on to Banff. Got there about 11.30, but having had a very early breakfast, decided to have a sandwich with our coffee...More

Thank DonkScotland
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I'm surprised at the negative reviews for this place - yes, it's crowded but it's the only place to stop, eat, shop, and use the restroom all in once place for miles along the Icefields Parkway. We stopped there twice - once on the way...More

1  Thank Mary V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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