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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Grill, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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221 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A1, Canada (Wolf or Caribou)
+1 403-762-2467
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We picked up a few sandwiches to go on our trip - honestly the best lunch we have ever had. Will recommend to anyone traveling to Banff.

Thank Stephanie N
Ashford, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A local recommended Saltlick to us and we weren't disappointed. I ordered the steak and it was cooked perfectly (I like my meat rare) and the ribs were very nice. Front of house wasn't welcoming at all, and didn't crack a smile but our waitress was lovely.

Thank 2xsjgb
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here twice on our recent stay in Banff. Both meals were superb, the Bison is awesome and would also recommend the Elk! Have to make special mention of Matthew, our server on our first visit; he really made the meal that extra bit special. Coming from Dubai we have been spoiled a little with service standards but Matthew... More 

Thank Carlottiee
Bedford, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a birthday dinner there last week; just as good as ever. We've visited many time over the years and it has been consistently excellent every time. The 8oz Sirloin is good enough for most but the larger cuts are something special. Cocktails are a speciality too, downstairs is slightly more casual, not inexpensive but worth the $

Thank hjworton
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant twice during our stay and both times it was exquisite. This restaurant is very good value for money. The service and quality of food is lovely, this is really a must, we wish there was a saltlik in the UK.

Thank Websteremily
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wish we would've gone here for dinner...we ate a late lunch somewhere else... We stopped in for desert and a couple after dinner drinks. We ordered delicious creme brulee. Kept admiring the stake dinners everyone was having around me...we're going be here a couple more days and definitely plan to revisit!

1 Thank Craig R
New York City, New York, USA
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160 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I had our 1st dinner of 2017 here and it was the PERFECT choice! The dining room is upstairs with a huge fireplace & plenty of seating. We were seated in a lovely booth which was cozy for the two of us. Our waiter was superb ~ very polite & professional with great suggestions. He told us... More 

Thank Brian P
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great group meal at Saltlik which was well priced overall for Banff. The menu choices and service was decent and the range of drinks offered was also good. Good option to check out in Banff and would eat here again.

Thank Craig M
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the pricier restaurants that we tried in Banff. The three of us ordered, cobb salad, hanger steak, and gnocchi. The first two were OK, average, but the gnocchi was overdone (gummy). Creme brulee was good. Carrot cake was just average. Were there in the evening and found it too dark to properly see our food, and... More 

Thank ClariceAdams
saltlikbanff, Public Relations Manager at Saltlik, responded to this review

Hi ClariceAdams We are sorry you were not fully satisfied with your meal. The Hanger steak and cobb are crowd favorites normally. We do only have washrooms on the main floor as there was not enough space to put another set on the top level. We can offer you the elevator next time to make the trip easier and not... More 

New York City, New York
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93 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here with family and friends. The food was excellent. I recommend the Hanger steak. Great price and tasted wonderful. Can't go wrong with the mushroom truffle Mac n cheese either. Ribs were very good too. Service was horrible. Waited 30 minutes to get our drinks and over an hour and a half to get the starters. All... More 

1 Thank AWexford
saltlikbanff, Front Office Manager at Saltlik, responded to this review

Hi AWexford. We appologize your service was not as good as the food. We hope to see you again soon and fix that mix up. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$38
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Grill, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A1, Canada
    (Wolf or Caribou)
  • Public Transportation: Public transit stops within walking distance.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-2467

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