Waterton Lakes National Park


Waterton Lakes National Park Restaurants

When it’s time to eat, Waterton Lakes National Park restaurants offer everything from meals to fit the most austere budget to fine dining. Unless you’re planning a meal at the Prince of Wales, the dress code in park restaurants is casual.

All restaurants are only open in summer, usually May through September.

If you plan on cooking your own food, stock up before you get to Waterton Lakes National Park. Groceries are available at the ROCKY MOUNTAIN GENERAL STORE (Windflower Ave., 403/859-2191, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily from May to Sept., extended to 7 am to 10:30 pm in July and August).

Our Favourite Waterton Lakes Restaurants

Having spent lots of time in Waterton Lakes National Park, we can confidently recommend the following cafes and restaurants from least expensive to most expensive:

Windflower Ave Corner Coffee (best coffee)

Taco Bar (Mexican)

Waffleton (savoury and sweet waffles)

Pizza of Waterton (pizza)

Zum’s (family)

Thirsty Bear Kitchen + Bar (upscale pub)

Trapper’s Mountain Grill (smokehouse)

Lakeside Chophouse (lakefront dining)

Taco Bar, Waterton restaurant

Head to Taco Bar for inexpensive Mexican food.