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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“elk burger” (31 reviews)
“thai stir fry” (12 reviews)
“salad” (45 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 yesterday via mobile

Part of hostelling international. Offers burgers and chips with a few other 'fast food' style dishes. Much cheaper than elsewhere in Lake Louise. If you get a drink from the fountain you get a free refill. The chips were very good, well cooked. Portions were...More

Thank amcs1983
Reviewed 2 days ago

With few obvious places to find breakfast around Lake Louise, we went to the Information Centre - "Try the hotel round the corner and along the road for a breakfast buffet or the hostel just across the road from there " Not a big fan...More

Thank pknuts2016
Reviewed 4 days ago

Without a lot of moderate dining choices in Lake Louise, Bill Peyto's Café fit the bill. We would definitely recommend.

Thank jojogump
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to walk here from our lodge. It was very busy, but we got a table outside on their deck, which was perfect; come on we're in lake Louise. We chose the poutine appetizer and that started things off well. It was as...More

Thank Jonathan T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has the coconut curry and Thai noodle bowls...we shared because both were equally as delicious!! Very nice staff both at the cafe and adjoining hostel!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

I go to the Canadian Rockies every other year for a week of hiking and cycling and Bill Peyto's cafe is my favorite breakfast spot before hitting the trail. They have a good variety of choices for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Not too expensive and...More

Thank Russ L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited lake Louise and stopped here for breakfast. Great food at a sensible price and lovely staff. It was so good we came back a second time as we were about to go up the Icefields Parkway

Thank TimjcD
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little surprised to find Bill Peyto’s Restaurant was located in a hostel, when we arrived shortly after 7am. I was a little hesitant as we followed the signs from the parking lot to the back door. I felt like I might be...More

1  Thank Marianne R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from Lake Louise and ate here twice.... I first stumbled across Bill Peyto's cafe in 2006... feeding a mob of children . The food was delicious then and did not empty my wallet. This time no kids we returned and were not...More

1  Thank EcoAdventuretraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, quick service, reasonable prices, lovely outdoor seating, entertaining Columbian Ground Squirrel. A very nice visit.

Thank jssolberg
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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
12 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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