amazing food is all I can say. the sushi and the shabu shabu. could use a small decor/furniture update but it was clean and looked newly painted...
The sukiyaki was great. The waiting staff was pleasant. The setting is intimate. Perfect after a long day.
Small restaurant in the Banff Springs Hotel. Wonderful service. Can recommend several of the appetizers: the miso soup, the edamame, the gomae, vegetable tempura, the grilled sablefish, and the tuna tataki (more peppered than I have seen elsewhere). Delicious fresh sushi negiri: tuna, salmon, hamachi. The spicy tuna roll was also great!
Simply the best in Banff. Let the Chef feed you and you'll always try something you've not had before. This is getting better and better all the time. I live in Banff and go as often as I can, which is never often enough. Samurai has "The taste.".
I have eaten at this restaurant on countless occasions. The atmosphere is nothing to rave about, but the sushi is some of the freshest and best prepared I have ever tasted, so really the atmosphere is unimportant. The chefs are certainly professionals, and clearly take their work very seriously. The service is always friendly and more than willing to help... More
We asked our waitress to choose for us, and all six in our party were impressed and very happy. The service is fast and attentive, staff all friendly, and the food is fresh, delicious, and prepared with care. A wonderful meal.
Best sushi restaurant in Alberta. Absolutely worth a visit during your stay in Banff. My husband and I come up from Calgary specifically to eat here. The food is always fresh and tasty.
Enjoyed this restaurant very much. Make sure to make reservations for a table, not much seating. Sushi bar area seating not by reservation. Tried the special dinner menu which included miso soup, assorted tempura, assorted sushi and choice of shabu shabu or sukiyaki. Was very good and our table enjoyed fixing part of the meal on the hot plate at... More
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