Downtown Banff’s Wild Bill’s Legendary Saloon & Restaurant features authentic smokehouse cuisine. Succulent meats are hickory wood smoked for up to 15 hours. The restaurant also offers a country-style take on traditional pub fare.
The new Sports Saloon offers billiards, big screens and a great view through large windows that open on warm days. The restaurant‘s decor evokes the golden era of mountain guides and horse packers.
Entertainment (schedule at wildbillsbanff.com)
Wild Bill’s is downtown Banff’s premier venue for live entertainment. The large stage with advanced sound system and dance floor hosts big name touring and local bands that play country to rock music Thursday to Saturday. Enjoy karaoke and mechanical bull rides every Tuesday and local and touring DJs every Sunday.
Desserts: Stampede donuts; peach cobbler; New York cheesecake
Mains: $15 to $30
Drinks: wines $27 to $43, 10 choices, $6.25 to $9 by the glass, nine choices; beer (domestic 20-oz draft from $5.75, premium draft $7, bottles $5.75 to $6.50); domestic hi-balls $4.75 for 1 oz, $8.75 for 2 oz
11 am to 2 am daily; kitchen to 10 pm or later, to 11 pm or later Friday/Saturday