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The Wandering Elk

) #70 of 87 Restaurants in Canmore ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
106 Kananaskis Way | Windtower Lodge & Suites, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2X2, Canada
+1 403-961-2608
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (6 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
“fettuccine” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Canadian, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
106 Kananaskis Way | Windtower Lodge & Suites, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2X2, Canada
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Reviews (53)
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Food was great but the staff/owner was over whelmed by the high demand. Make a reservation and enjoy.

Thank JoeSlabb
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We went looking forward to ribs. But they weren't on the menu?? Went early and not crowded. Fairly quick service.

Thank wcviolets
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped in as a family after a wedding for breakfast. The buffet was $11.99 per person and included coffee, juice and water. The food options included scrambled eggs, sausage patties and bacon. Other items included toast, cereal, yogurt, apples/oranges and fresh self made waffles....More

Thank whosyourpapa
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great choices, and speedy service. Having juice and coffee included in the buffet price makes this a very good value for Canmore.

Thank Canuck65
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Welcomed by staff during very cold evening. Although food was a bit slow in arriving it was worth the wait. Chicken Sandwich was GREAT! Wasn't really a "restaurant" which we were expecting - but was really worth the price. Friendly Staff and very affordable.

Thank daisy154913
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We went to Canmore for business meeting and this was a decent place to have a quick breakfast. Sometimes there is a wait but it goes quickly. Good variety for a buffet.

Thank Paul-Sue-Travel
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed the night at windtower hotel and decided to be lazy at eat at the attached restaurant "wandering elk". Space was small as it is lobby style attachment. Service was fairly good throughout our meal. Our meal comprised of bigger appetizers such as wings and...More

Thank Jack Y
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Advertise a buffet, but it is actually a continental breakfast. $13.00 for powdered eggs, choice of sausage or bacon and over cooked potatoes. A few small dry muffins to choose from along with bread you toast yourself. Guess we should've figured that since it was...More

1  Thank Rockystheman
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The breakfast buffet was reasonably priced and had scrambled eggs, bacon, home fries and sausage. You can make your own waffles which were very good. There was an assortment of cereals, muffins, bagels and breads. The staff was friendly.

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 17 September 2016

we had dinner here one night and really enjoyed one of the local specialty, an appetizer called the Elk Poutine. The portion was so huge we just had a soup and this appetizer and we were full. the taste is really nice and even if...More

Thank Zoltan K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Canadian, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Kananaskis Way | Windtower Lodge & Suites, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2X2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Kananaskis Country  >  Canmore
  • Phone Number: +1 403-961-2608
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