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Trailhead Cafe

101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
+1 403-522-2006
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“wraps” (79 reviews)
“breakfast wrap” (12 reviews)
“doner” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped by for a sandwich to take on an outing and were disappointed. The sandwiches were $10, and they sounded good, but ended up with little flavour or taste. The mango chicken had just one small cube of mango, just lettuce, chicken, no spice....More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic mom & pop kind of place. All food was great, and fantastic service. Great place in small plaza in town. Definitely worth the short drive.

Thank greg4021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great cafe with excellent food and great coffee (folks from Melbourne will know what I mean!). Cheap, tasty eats. Fuel up here!

Thank Wozzie_12
Reviewed 25 October 2017

A great place to stop off to grab a wrap before heading up to the lake. Nice selection of options, with a quick turn around. Tasty and of a decent quality.

Thank UkSil
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

There is a "universal" saying that can be applied to almost any service you receive or provide: "Fast, Good, Cheap...Pick 2". At the Trailhead Cafe, we found we got all 3. On this occasion, my wife & I used Lake Louise as a stopping point...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Trailhead cafe is a popular spot for breakfast and they have good wraps and sandwiches. They have decent options for vegetarians. The staff is friendly and helpful, the shop is small - so one normally has to stand and eat - but the food is...More

Thank Chaitanya S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

it is in a little strip mall near the highway, has limited seating. but don't be put off. we had a great breakfast here two excellent bagel and egg sandwiches, good coffee, nice folks, $22 canadian for all of it. highly recommended.

Thank peterfenn1
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This place reminded me of Chipolte. They make a wrap or salad right in front of you to your liking. I had the chicken Caesar wrap - made into a salad both time for under $10. The line can be long but they work quickly...More

Thank cmj0502
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

For such a promising cafe with a fantastic menu, we were let down by several small, however important barista practices. The barista did not wipe the old grind out of the basket before putting new coffee grind in. She didn't rinse out my cup from...More

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Ordered the Chicken tropic wrap and it lacked flavor. The chicken was low grade cheap meat that reminded me of Taco Bell back in the states. Definitely not worth the $13 price tag. My friend had the Greek wrap and it was just as awful....More

Thank jaimesteffen24
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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
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COFFEE COFFEE COFFEE!!!!! We serve the BEST coffee in town!
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