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211 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B4, Canada
+1 403-985-5000
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10:00 - 19:00
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Ponoka, Canada
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

Although a little pricey for a sandwich and potato chips, it was good! I had the ruben and it came on a marbled bread with lots of meat. laid back atmosphere made it a good stop and relax for some lunch. service was quick and attentive

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Thank Simplyexpensive
Banff, Canada
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Went with friends and we found that it was just an expensive sandwich with a few chips on the side. It was in the basement and quite dark -haven't returned since

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1 Thank Mady M
Hamilton, Ontario
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

My family recommended we go to a vegetarian restaurant. That doesn't work for me. We ended up here instead. I had the triple decker ( minus avocado). Other sandwiches enjoyed were smoked salmon, ham and cheese, and the reuben. We enjoyed our lunch so much Friday we went back Saturday. My only gripe is that they are switching from Coke... More 

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Thank Constable82
Vancouver, Canada
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

Squish. Who would imagine that it'd be a name of a sandwich shop. Like all else in Banff, this place is a little pricey. I ordered the Tuna Salad sandwich and switched out the coleslaw for extra chips. The server was super fine with that! I'm not a food expert so I'm not sure what kind of bun they use... More 

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Thank Yipstouringaround
Strathmore, Canada
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194 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Was very very disappointed in this basement place. I had the reubin sandwich and would say it was the worst I have every tasted. The meat was in thick chunks, the sandwich was soggy and I had to ask for mustard. Did not matter since i did not eat much of it. My friends were also disappointed in the daily... More 

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2 Thank Chbaldwin B
Canada
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Finally decided to try their expensive sandwiches for a picnic, so the order was for takeout. Disinterested server took the order ($13.75 for most sandwiches) and suggested that I take a seat to wait. Instead I had time to go find a nice bottle of wine nearby, chat with my waiting family, and head back downstairs to the unimpressive shop.... More 

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4 Thank barto_barto
Halifax, Canada
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Was very delicious and a great amount for lunch! Not too expensive either and staff was accommodating for gluten free options. The atmosphere is very Cafe like and nice to sit at.

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Thank travellercanada62913
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

Banff is a resort town, so expect resort prices. The Montreal Smoked Meat Sandwich is #1 on their menu and it is easy to see why. Good, substantive sandwich with lots of flavor. We also got the Salmon sandwich to take for later and it was again very good.

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Thank A W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Disappointed as when we visited girl serving was on her own. Took our order after informing us they had no ingredients for a couple of our original choices. Sat down only to then be informed again they had no stock for one of the sandwich orders. Girl was stressed and apologetic but we had a refund and walked out. Very... More 

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1 Thank Ian1875
Squishsandwich, General Manager at Squish Sandwich Cellar, responded to this review

Hi Ian, Thank you for taking the time to get in contact with us regarding your recent experience. While we always strive to meet and exceed our customer's expectations, from time to time we can fall short of this goal. I'd like to personally apologize for the shortage of product that we had on hand during your visit - When... More 

Olds
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015

great sandwiches ! I had the smoked salmon and it was wonderful. Not a whole lot of selection but a whole lot of flavor, friendly staff, cute little bathroom facility, great murals on the walls

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Thank lmmacd
Squishsandwich, Owner at Squish Sandwich Cellar, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for the kind words! We strive to provide our guests with filling and flavourful sandwiches in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. It's always great to hear that we're achieving this goal. We hope that you find yourself in Banff again soon and when you do we'd love to see you again! Cheers! Squish Sandwich Cellar More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 19:00
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 19:00
Saturday
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-985-5000

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