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US$2 - US$8
Cafe, Healthy, Canadian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They make an absolutely killer flat white! Whenever I'm in town I love to start my mornings off with them! Wonderful and friendly staff always!

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 26 January 2021

Nice coffee and some good snacks. They had good social distancing practices. The outdoor patio was very pleasant on a warm day.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 26 October 2020 via mobile

The cheesecake and coffee were very good from Whitebark. Lovely creamy cheesecake cheesecake on a firm base! We enjoyed sitting outside and people watching, but considering it was winter and deep snow conditions, Whitebark probably should have had heaters/a fire. I’ve given four stars as...the coffee shop is small/dispersed, so finding a seat isn’t easy, hence we sat outside. The staff member on the till was impatient when I asked if I should wait to take my order or if it would be brought out to us (you wait, by the way). It is worth noting that this was after the lunchtime rush, but the coffee shop was still full/starting to quite down. Otherwise, I would highly recommend it!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 8 October 2020 via mobile

This cafe is small but niche, the food selection is well done and all made in house!! They have a good selection of vegan food and drinks..vegan sausage rolls and pastries & muffins to name a few! They carry oat, soy and almond as replacements...which is very inclusive for many!! The staff however make up a lot of the cafe, they are charming and charismatic and are always happy to help! Definitely the best cafe in BanffMore

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 4 October 2020 via mobile

They had a good selection of coffee and snacks. They had good social distancing protocols in the store and the coffee was perfect!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 3 September 2020

We’ve typically come here for our daily caffeine fix on our visits to Banff, but this year something seemed terribly wrong and we were heartbroken with the results. The latte was weak and flavourless and the flat white was downright sour. It was very disappointing...and has probably scarred us enough to reconsider going back.More

Date of visit: August 2020
WhitebarkCafe, General Manager at Whitebark Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2020

Hi Greg, Sounds like you had a bad shot, please let us know next time and we'd be more than happy to remake your drinks for you!

Reviewed 27 July 2020

They have oat milk for vegans along with nice treats. Can sit outside and relax in the vista of Banff.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 24 July 2020 via mobile

Best coffee in town - if not the world! Staff were friendly and so helpful giving suggestions on what to do in the area. The food was fresh and tasty.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 20 July 2020 via mobile

Lovely cafe that really knows what they are doing!! This is the perfect cafe for a light meal or a snack. The focaccia bread is amazing!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 14 March 2020

I was in town for a week and picked up coffee most days The coffee was wonderful and the service good and functional, but no sense that staff recognised me from one day to the next, The staff made a great deal of fuss over...locals, in fact they seemed to get served first The muffin are homemade and are very goodMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Whitebark Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5