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Trailhead Cafe

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101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
+1 403-522-2006
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07:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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Jasper, Canada
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181 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good coffee, sandwiches and pastry. Tried some of their sandwiches and wraps too. My No.2 to go to in Lake Louise.

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Thank articok
New Jersey
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136 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the few lunch spots open in November but don't let that fool ya...the food is served fresh, fast and is very good!...accommodations are small and cramped so this place is best served "to go"...which we did, twice!...I had the Canadian wrap during my two visits...probably the best wrap I've ever eaten...stuffed with meat, the wraps are served while... More 

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Thank Andy B
gold coast, australia
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Stopped for late lunch today. Had the Cajun Chicken Caesar Wrap. Very fresh and very delicious. Not cheap, but very tasty. Friendly staff.

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1 Thank beckoz
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116 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Food here is good. Cramped space but get it to go and eat with the view that just doesn't quit. Staff are welcoming and the food came out right and quick Grilled cheese sandy was thick and filling. I liked the salad dressing but but want to my companions taste. My Greek wrap tasted great from start to finish. We... More 

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1 Thank Xodot
New Braunfels, Texas
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We ate here three times and found it to be the best option in the area. Fresh food, excellent wraps, good soup, healthy options. We would take our food to go and bring it with us to enjoy on a hike. Coffee was also great!

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1 Thank MooseJackMeg
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed our delicious food. Thanks for stopping by, hope to see you next time. More 

Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

A few years back in conversation with a couple of Game Wardens, I asked where a good place to eat in Lake Louise. They referred me to the Trailhead Cafe. Well that was a few years ago and every time I am in the area now I make it a point of stopping and getting a wrap from this place.... More 

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Thank SafetyBob2015
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind comments. Now ski seasons rolling in the line might be shorter... but we try our hardest to make your wait as short as possible. See you soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Lake Louise for 3 nights and went here 4 times for breakfast and late lunch. The food is great. We had the soup, breakfast wrap and sandwiches - all freshly prepared. Staff are nice and attentive. Prices are good value as well. Highly recommend.

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Thank Le0n321
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

We appreciate the kind comments. Thanks for choosing Trailhead while in Lake Louise, see you next time! More 

Montreal
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48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Ordered wraps a few days in advance as we needed to pick them up early and in a rush and didn't have time to wait on line. The wraps were warm and ready for our pick up and they were delicious. Can definitely recommend.

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Thank cyclamen
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review. Glad you enjoyed your wraps. Stop by anytime. More 

Banff, Canada
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a coffee and Snack. Check out the specials board if the yummy list of other sandwich etc doesn't appeal. The staff are friendly and helpful, everything is made in front of you and the coffee is very good too. Plenty of room outside to eat as only a few places inside and as crowded with hungry locals queuing,... More 

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Thank Dan S
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Dan, you found our favourite spot to eat lunch. Thanks for visiting hope you see you soon. More 

Buenos Aires
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188 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Stopped for a hot chocolate during the cold and rainy Labor Day Sunday and was tempted by the sign saying the wraps (which looked very tasty) had a Gluten Free option. I enquired and was told that yes, they were GF and that I could choose any filling. As a coeliac my main concern is not only the ingredients but... More 

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1 Thank AUSTIN W
Emm C, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Austin, I'm sorry unfortunately we cannot guarentee that there will be zero cross contamination, we do try our hardest to keep our food to the highest of quality. Thank you for your review. See you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 8
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 18:00
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Saturday
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: +1 403-522-2006
Description
COFFEE COFFEE COFFEE!!!!! We serve the BEST coffee in town!

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