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Melissa’s Steak House and Restaurant

Melissas-Restaurant

Recommend To Friends

218 Lynx Street, two blocks from Banff Avenue
403.762.5511
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This steak house and family restaurant‘s made-from-scratch meals are filled with homemade flavour. Star menu items include AAA Alberta and Canadian CAB beef from the pick-your-own-cut steak cart, and live lobster from the tank. Melissa’s is also popular for breakfast.

Atmosphere & Accolades

Melissa’s is located in a 1928 log building (with antique lights) typical of Banff architecture a century ago. Locally owned and operated for 36 years, this spot has been voted Favourite Banff Restaurant by Calgary Herald readers. The upstairs bar has 60-inch sports plasmas, wireless speakers at tables, darts,

pool, pinball and low drink prices. Book a private room for up to 150 people.

Entertainment

Live bands play Tuesday and Thursday nights at Melissa’s Upstairs Bar.

Menu Samples

  • Breakfast: Swiss Apple Pancakes; Crêpes; Eggs Benedict; Belgian Waffles; French Toast; Asparagus and Crab Omelette; Huevos Rancheros; Steak and Egg
  • Lunch: Cajun Chicken Caesar; Beef Dip; Tuna Melt; Real Hot Turkey and Hot Beef Sandwiches; Chicken Burrito; Personal Pan Pizzas; Brunch and Dinner Items
  • Dinner: Homemade Burgers (11 varieties): beef, chicken and vegetarian with toppings like Canadian back bacon, Danish blue cheese, sautéed mushrooms, avocado
  • Pizzas: made from scratch, deep dish or traditional, topped as you like
  • Slow Roasted Canadian CAB Prime Rib: au jus with Yorkshires
  • Fully Aged AAA Alberta and Canadian CAB Steaks: New York striploin, ribeye, filet mignon or sirloin; peppercorn, mushroom, hollandaise or béarnaise sauce options; vegetables, bread and choice of side
  • Seafood: rainbow trout; wild salmon; live Atlantic lobster (choose-your-own from the tank, meals for one or two); Canadian lobster tails
  • Other Entrées: barbecue baby back ribs; mountain stew; chicken supreme; chicken cordon bleu; beef stroganoff; daily homemade pasta
  • Desserts: Brownie Conspiracy; key lime cheesecake; apple or bumbleberry pie; blueberry and apple crisp; sticky toffee pudding; ice cream

Mains: $11.50 to $47; breakfast and brunch $8 to $16; lunch $8 to $25

Drinks: wines include interesting limited release vintages $38/$44/$49, 27 choices, $8 to $16.50 by the glass; bar highballs $3.25, bar king can beer $3.75

Daily 7 am to 10 pm
Bar 11:30 am to 1 am
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