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The Summit Cafe

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102-1001 Cougar Creek Dr, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1E1, Canada
+1 403-609-2120
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Essex, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Lovely little café away from the centre of Canmore. Great selection, including gluten free options. The queue out the door speaks for itself. Staff are really friendly and the food is really good and excellent value for money.

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Thank Julie B
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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Good coffee and a delicious breakfast - got the Huevos Rancheros and Amigos! Service was very fast and the staff were friendly - recommend for a brunch in Canmore!

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Thank lmpellow
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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96 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

A beautiful morning to enjoy breakfast on the patio. We ordered the breakfast burrito and the egg and bagel sandwich. Tons of yummy potatoes with the burrito's.

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Thank Sldenning
Edmonton, Canada
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I must admit that I almost turned around and left when I saw the length of the lineup and there were no empty tables to be found. My family and I decide to get in line and hope for the best. It was the right decision. The line went quickly and a table opened up while we were waiting to... More 

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Thank Diane B
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We're so happy you decided to stay. See you next time, maybe you'll get the shark then! More 

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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This is where the locals go for breakfast and lunch! It will be hard to pick one thing. Breaky Croissant highly recommended! Gosh...but then there's eggs, hash browns, and Mennonite sausage! Repeat visiters to Canmore eventually discover this amazing cafe 1km from downtown on the sunny side in Cougar Creek. They'll wrap up your sandwich for you to take hiking.... More 

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Thank Jo G
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Thank you!! More 

Old Aberdeen, UK
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Yummy with impressive menu selection taking into count our family of eight had various dietary requirements and opinions

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Thank chinagirlkimberly
Sandpoint, Idaho
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We heard about the Summit Cafe from the locals. It lived up the the local standard, as well as my own. The food is awesome, and the view from the dining area is spectacular. This place is definitely worth another visit the next time I'm in town.

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Thank Scott R
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This is easily our favorite restaurant in Canmore! Very kid friendly (they give you toys instead of order numbers to mark your tables) very cozy and extremely delicious. Staff is awesome and we love sitting outside even when the weather isn't the warmest. Make sure you try the Huevos Rancheros!

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Thank Zeppelin987
Newark, Delaware
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279 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

My husband and I recently ate here on a Friday morning knowing we wanted a large breakfast as we would be doing a cave hour from 10am-4pm with no food. The Summit Cafe provided enough fuel for our tour and beyond! We ordered coffee and tea, along with the spicy mexi eggs and the amigos dishes. There was SO much... More 

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Visited one morning before a long drive. It was very busy and we were lucky to get a table. The restaurant is small and cute with a lot of character. Ordered our food and there was a lot of choice. It was easily the best meal I've had so far in Canada, really tasty, can't wait to go back again.

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Thank Muzzy333
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So nice to hear, thank you! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 13:30
Monday
06:30 - 13:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 13:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 13:30
Thursday
06:30 - 13:30
Friday
06:30 - 13:30
Saturday
06:30 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102-1001 Cougar Creek Dr, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1E1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Kananaskis Country  >  Canmore
  • Phone Number: +1 403-609-2120
Description
Locally owned and operated. Serving breakfast and lunch daily. Free trade organic coffees and specialty drinks. Fresh baked goods and beautiful views

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