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Sleeping Buffalo Restaurant & Lounge

) #49 of 106 Restaurants in Banff ₹₹₹₹
700 Tunnel Mountain Rd | Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B3, Canada
+1 403-762-2400
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“wild game” (8 reviews)
“halibut” (8 reviews)
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700 Tunnel Mountain Rd | Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We recently had a very enjoyable meal at Sleeping Buffalo. I've reviewed it before, and my opinion of the food and service continues to be very positive - in fact, our server was outstanding. But OMG, what have they done to the décor??!! This is...More

Thank banff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate in the lounge one evening, and also had breakfast and dinner in the main restaurant. Staff were friendly and knowledgeable, esp about the locally-sourced ingredients and Canadian wines from the Okanagan valley. The menus offer a good range of choices, both from the...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel so maybe I'm biased, but the food and service was exceptional, from charcuterie starter to main course (halibut, mixed meat medley etc, our food was just fantastic served by well informed enthusiastic staff.

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

If you have the $ you HAVE to dine here! Yes it is expensive but well worth it for a romantic meal. We shared the seared scallops - they were melt in you mouth Devine. I had the salmon and my husband had the duck....More

Thank Kat G
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Our first time here and what a treat! Fabulous food, layered tastes. Great service. nice windowed space.

Thank Brigitte L
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Only tried the Sleeping Buffalo once during our stay. The atmosphere is great in the lounge area and we chose to sit there. One other couple sat down after us. We ordered a small food selection and two drinks. The service was very slow for...More

Thank ESC101
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We ate here last Sunday. charcuterie board excellent and huge! We ordered 3 different mains between the 3 of us including the Caribou and wild boar, the restaurant were really flexible, allowing us to change the carb part of the meal which was great. Food...More

Thank bruisyard
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We had a later reservation on Sunday and it has been my experience that even in good restaurants sometimes that time slot is difficult to staff and then food quality suffers. We are happy to report this was not the case here. We started our...More

Thank Wysiwyg45
Reviewed 19 January 2017

was there two days ago...once again good service. this time we had the filet (great sauce and well cooked veges) and my companion had the mushroom. both dishes were great...our previous visit we had lamb and carribou...both good. pricey but good for a special meal.

Thank bellize777
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Look at the menu online. We struggled to find something that appealed to everyone. Quality was pretty good ... but not for foodies.

Thank Ontheroadagain447
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Tunnel Mountain Rd | Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-2400
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