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Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant

) #59 of 106 Restaurants in Banff ££ - £££ Japanese, Seafood, Sushi
Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
+1 403-762-6860
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“sukiyaki” (11 reviews)
“sushi” (56 reviews)
“miso soup” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
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Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

I've eaten allot of sushi in my lifetime and have been served by many a server but I must say that Danny at the samurai is by far the best server I had on my most recent trip to the fairmont banff springs! We dined...More

Thank Well_travelled_km
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such wonderful review. It was so nice to hear how much you enjoyed your recent visit. Our entire team loves to welcome our guests and share with them a memorable evening. We look forward...More

Reviewed 21 March 2016

We managed to get one of the last tables for dinner at Samurai, I would recommend a reservation. The food was very good and if there is an opportunity to return I would reserve a spot at the bar where the sushi is made as...More

Thank Kolumba125
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for writing such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. I was so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your experience. Our team loves to welcome guests and share with them a memorable dinner. Unfortunately we do not take reservations for...More

Reviewed 19 March 2016

I like sushi, but my wife doesn't. This visit did nothing to change that. Soem sushi bars try really hard with 'non-believers' but the staff here didn't, which is a shame. the sushi was great though!More

Thank Stevethearchitect
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the feedback on your visit. I'm sorry to hear that we were not able to convince your wife of the joys of sushi. It was nice to hear that you enjoyed your meal though. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food...More

Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Our waiter Danny had great recommendations and took the time to explain the different items on the menu. I would highly recommend the Chop chop roll and the rainbow roll. The sushi was made with extremely fresh fish and quickly delivered to the table. Can't...More

Thank Laurie L
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for writing such a lovely review on TripAdvisor. I was so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your recent visit. Our team loves to share with all of our guests a memorable visit. I hope you enjoyed the rest...More

Reviewed 19 March 2016

The sushi is not at all bad merely ordinary and far from great. The restaurant is located in the maze of corridors of the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel and has zero ambience.

1  Thank YGWR
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your recent experience. We definitely appreciate your feedback as we are always looking for ways to improve. I do hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Banff. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 3 March 2016

The food and the service was excellent. 2 of our party of 5 had the specials menu, which was 5 courses, one of which involved cooking a beef noodle dish at the table. The rest of us shared a selection of mixed tempura and sushi....More

1  Thank Helen C
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. It was wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your dinner. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

The first impression of the waiter set the tone for the entire experience. An old man dressed in a kimono which he didn't appreciate at all. He looked like he was forced to work there due community service. He had no clue about how to...More

Thank MortenAmtrup
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverag Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience. I am sorry to hear that it was less than memorable. Our servers take great pride in providing warm, engaging service to all of our guests. I am sorry to hear...More

Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Food was ok and the service during dinner at our table was also acceptable. Our friends at the next table was served by an elderly waiter and they got extremely poor service. When the bill came we wanted to pay by MasterCard. The waitress took...More

Thank JesperAabenhus
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. I am sorry to hear that the billing portion of the evening was not as clear as it should have been. The service we use to process credit card transactions...More

Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Staying at the Fairmont and we decided to dine at the hotel sushi restaurant. We read reviews posted and had a good laugh at some of them....we hoped to have a great experience and we had to know if frank still worked there. Someone posted...More

Thank Velickovic
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing such a lovely review on TripAdvisor. I was so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your recent experience. Our culinary team takes great pride in exceeding the expectations of our guests. I will be sharing your comments...More

Reviewed 8 January 2016

Don't miss the best Sushi in all of Banff! Totally fresh and also has a great selection of interesting and not typical fish. Great service!More

Thank sanjoseirish
Jeffrey C, Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you sharing your recent experience. I am so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner! Did you know we fly our fish in fresh from Vancouver? We hope to welcome you back soon. warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food &...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$49
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus service run by the town which runs approximately every 40 minutes into Banff. Fare is $2.00 per person. The bus operates daily from 6:35 a.m. until 11:15 p.m.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-6860
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy an authentic Japanese culinary experience at the Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant. Featuring beautifully presented melt-in-your-mouth fresh sushi and sashimi, as well as, interactive hot pot dinners such as shabu-shabu and sukiyaki.

The fish used to prepare Samurai's sushi and sashimi is flown in fresh from Vancouver. Pull up a seat at the Sushi Bar and watch our Chefs work their magic right before your eyes!
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