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Bumpers The Beef House


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Rundlestone Lodge, 537 Banff Avenue
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A Banff tradition since 1975, Bumpers is now located at Rundlestone Lodge on Banff Avenue. Chef Johnny Wotton maintains the restaurant’s dedication to AAA Alberta beef and all-you-can-eat salad bar (included with main dishes). The Tuesday prime rib feature (10-oz cut, $22) and Thursday rib special (full rack, $30) are popular.

Patrons appreciate the timber and rock décor, comfy booths, long group tables and eye-level fireplaces. Window-side tables offer wooded park views, while the lounge has a huge rundlestone and copper fireplace, striking bar, big screen sports and drink specials.

Menu Samples

  • Breakfast: traditional Canadian; pancakes or French toast with fresh fruit; breakfast wrap with salsa; eggs Benedict; steak and eggs; hot buffet (20 items)
  • Lounge Menu: wings (hot sauce, BBQ sauce, salt and pepper); nachos; prime rib steak sandwich; beef dip; BBQ chicken breast with Bumpers honey BBQ sauce
  • Bumpers Famous Salad Bar (included with all mains or enjoyed as a meal on its own): choice of 25 items
  • AAA Alberta Beef Steaks: choice of rib-eye, New York strip loin, filet mignon or T-bone
  • Slow Cooked Alberta Prime Rib (seven- to 16-ounce cuts); Pile-O-Bones (beer-based Montreal steak sauce)
  • Baby Back Ribs: with housemade honey BBQ sauce
  • Grilled Chicken Breast: honey BBQ or teriyaki sauce
  • Combos: meat lover’s (prime rib and back ribs); Bumper’s (prime rib and chicken); chicken and ribs
  • Bison and Beef Burgers (with sautéed mushrooms); Canadian Beef Stew with red wine gravy
  • West Coast Salmon (with lemon dill butter); Rocky Mountain Trout (with lemon pepper, basil and garlic)
  • Mountain Pasta: seasoned meat or tomato sauce
  • Desserts: five-layer chocolate cake; lemon flan; gluten-free tiramisu; cheesecake with fresh berry compote

Monday: Pile ‘o’ Bones and Salad Bar $14.95; house wine by the glass $5

Tuesday: Burger and fries $10

Wednesday: Prime rib steak sandwich with fries and salad bar $13.95

Thursday: A pound of wings $5.99 (lounge only); jugs $14.95

Friday: Kids eat free (one paying adult per child 12 and under)

Sunday: Steak Night: 10-oz New York strip or 10-oz top sirloin $19.95 (includes your choice of side and salad bar); select bottles of wine half price

Mainswith salad bar – $18 to $39, $8 to $10 children, $24 seniors; salad bar only $14; lounge menu $10 to $23; breakfast $8 to $16, buffet $15, child $7.50

Wines: $32 to $75, 20 choices; $7.50 by the glass, eight choices

Breakfast 6:30 to 10 am, weekends to 11 am; dinner 5 to 10 pm

Bumpers Lounge: 4:30 to 10 pm; weekends to 11 pm
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