This steak house and family restaurant serves made-from-scratch meal 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.
Live bands play Tuesday and Thursday nights at Melissa’s Upstairs Bar.
Breakfast & Lunch
Omelettes: Combo: cheddar, ham, mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, onions. Crab & Asparagus with goat cheese & hollandaise sauce. Build-Your-Own: choose ham, strip bacon, cheddar cheese, mushrooms, tomatoes & green onions
Eggs Benedict: Classic with back bacon. The Harvest with asparagus. Smoked Salmon, Chorizo Benny. All Bennys come with one to three poached eggs, English muffin & hollandaise sauce
Other Items: swiss apple pancakes, waffles, banana nutella or mixed berry crepes, breakfast sandwiches, BLT, eggs a la carte, huevos rancheros
Lunch: cajun chicken caesar, beef dip, tuna melt, real hot turkey & hot beef sandwiches, chicken burrito, personal pan pizzas
Pizzas: The Standard: Alberta ground beef, mozzarella, Vegetarian, Hawaiian, Fully Loaded. Pizza sauce & dough made from scratch. Select deep dish or traditional style
Fully Aged AAA Alberta & Canadian CAB Steaks: Slow Roasted Canadian CAB Prime Rib: au jus with Yorkshires. New York striploin; ribeye; filet mignon or sirloin with choice of peppercorn, mushroom, hollandaise or béarnaise sauce. Served with vegetables, bread & choice of side. Slow Roasted Canadian CAB Prime Rib: au jus with Yorkshires
Seafood: rainbow trout, wild salmon, Canadian lobster tails, 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 & apple crisp, sticky toffee pudding, ice cream