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Pearls Cafe

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305 Windflower Ave, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta T0K 2M0, Canada
07:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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Vail, Colorado
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98 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

I ate here for breakfast (a muffin and 2 cups of hot chocolate). Food was good. Very slow for a Saturday morning (even for it being the off-season), limited seating, only 1 staff member present. I can't tell you if the prices were any good because Canadian currency isn't my native currency, so I really didn't know how much I... More 

Thank BeckyAurora
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

A nice little shop on main street (Waterton ave) for coffee, tea, choices of Poutine, Vegetarian options and more.

Thank Vicki B
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were looking for a quick lunch and saw this place. While ordering, my one year old daughter decided it was a great time to start crying. I understand that it's not fun for anyone and we were planning to take the food to go. Before we could tell the girl that, she said "You're taking this togo right?" with... More 

Thank Jeremy H
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I had a deli sandwich with a huckleberry ailoi, huckleberry wine, huckleberry milkshake and huckleberry pie and my god it was all amazing.

Thank Brea C
Campsea Ashe, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Pearls offered good coffee and hot chocolate. Limited seating, but I would describe it more of a takeaway place than an eat in cafe . Menu is small for breaky but there is something everyone could eat as well as pastries. The only staff member was a little disorganised and wasn't always there when we wanted to re order another... More 

Thank Laura0609b
oregon coast
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227 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a cup of joe and a couple cinnamon rolls . It was all very good. I did not stay but there was room to sit but I chose to keep moving

Thank sealrocker
Berthoud, Colorado
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stopped by for breakfast -- our mistake -- we were thinking a more traditional breakfast but Pearls is more a coffee shop with pastries and a few kitchen made-to-order items. The wrap we had was good, as were the two black coffees.

Thank Guldy_13
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93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

A Waterton landmark. ..... been here since before time homemade Soups, sandwiches GO EARLY FOR THE CINNAMON BUNS (6:30 7AM) FREE ON STREET PARKING take out available for hikers and day trippers. Great meeting place.

Thank Phillip G
Whitefish, Montana
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

The only good thing about this place was the coffee. The interior is cramped and unappealing, the server was surly and unhelpful and the menu had only 7 items on it (4 of which were practically the same - huge stuffed breads). There are much better options in Waterton for breakfast than here.

Thank Mountaintraveler715
Waymarker, Public Relations Manager at Pearls Cafe, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear you were disappointed in your experience, and we truly apologize if our staff seemed uninterested. Pearl's Cafe is by no means a full service breakfast restaurant, more of a grab-and-go style cafe, and it sounds like we may have just not been what you were looking for. We hope you still enjoyed your time in... More 

Franklin, Tennessee
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We enjoyed a breakfast meal here with everything cooked to order. Small place with a limited menu but it was great.

Thank Buck515151
Waymarker, Public Relations Manager at Pearls Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! Hope to have you back again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Windflower Ave, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta T0K 2M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Waterton Lakes National Park
  • Phone Number: 403-859-2498

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