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Chaya Restaurant

118 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
+1 403-760-0882
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“ramen” (62 reviews)
“noodles” (40 reviews)
“bbq pork” (9 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
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118 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
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1 - 10 of 204 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Amidst the cold weather in Banff in December, we tried to find something to eat. Craving for Asian food, we went in this small but packed Japanese restaurant. We needed to wait for about 20 minutes with a ticket to return at a specific time....More

Thank Meow T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chaya was a great surprise for me and my parents. During our 6 days in Banff, we went three times to this place where I could remember my grandma's fresh, simple and tasty food. It's a not a place to chill and spend time eating...More

Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

If you love ramen you should definitely check this place out. They have multiple flavours and you can add extra items to each dish if you would like. We ordered the BBQ pork ramen and added wontons. The food is really flavoursome and a lovely...More

Thank Tashy372
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Came here twice this year - still as good as last year. Full when we first went in but given a ticket for a table 20 minutes later, well worth the walk around the block. Excellent udon noodles - the broth can be spiced up...More

Thank Imogen L
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Checked out Chaya for lunch -- it is a small restaurant but packs a punch for its size. We have often walked by but it is usually quite busy inside. I can see why. The food is delicious and fresh, the portions are quite large...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Chaya was delicious. We ended up eating there twice while we were in Banff. We stumbled upon it while roaming the streets one night looking for a quick and cheap stop. This was a great find. We got the Katsu Don and Wonton Ramen. Both...More

Thank Cat B
Reviewed 27 February 2018

A small unpretentious place for Japanese noodles, ramen and udon. Great spot for anyone looking for a quick, flavorful and inexpensive meal on Banff Avenue.

Thank CharlieRogers
Reviewed 14 February 2018

The Chaya restaurant has excellent, authentic Japanese ramen for just over $10 per bowl. It's great for lunch and quite a lot of food. The ramen is delicious and highly recommended. The restaurant itself is quite small so good for a quick meal, the ramen...More

Thank aigados
Reviewed 12 February 2018

It's so small, the friendly server recommends you find a table first, then go to the counter to order. The food is authentic, simple and tasty. It comes quickly, and the portions are just right for a healthy, filling meal. We had the Donburi, one...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We were told to go here and try the ramen, boy they were spot on. This place is very busy so they give you a ticket with your time to return and if you are too late they give your table away. I think the...More

Thank Non-fly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-760-0882
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