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The Wandering Elk


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Windtower Lodge & Suites, 160 Kananaskis Way
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This casual and friendly Canmore restaurant offers a variety of Canadian and pub favourites. The tasty selection of hot and cold breakfasts is popular with both Windtower Lodge hotel guests as well as drop-in visitors. Weekly specials allow regulars to enjoy an ever changing range of offers.


The Wandering Elk restaurant’s décor includes a granite-clad bar counter with comfortable high-backed chairs, wooden floors and big screen plasmas that show sports. The spacious, recently renovated patio with tabletop fire pits boasts Ha Ling Peak and Three Sisters mountain views.

Menu Samples

  • Hot Breakfast Buffet: includes bacon, eggs, sausage, hash browns, pancakes, waffles, French toast, cereal, toast, bagels, yogurt, fresh fruit and housemade muffins
  • Appetizers: Seafood Stuffed Mushrooms; Homemade Spinach Dip with Garlic Naan; Poutine: fries, curds, gravy, topped with elk, bison, chicken, beef or bacon
  • Soups: chef’s daily creation
  • Salads: Spinach Salad: mandarin segments, red onion, sunflower seeds and feta; Caesar: housemade dressing; House Salad: red onion, shredded carrot, cherry tomato and cucumber
  • Pub Fare: Chipotle Chicken Club Panini: bacon, cheddar, chipotle mayo and demi baguette; Fully Loaded Bacon Nachos: tomatoes, jalapeños and green onions; Stuffed Elk Burger: Swiss cheese and sweet onion relish on a Kaiser bun; Wings: multiple sauce varieties
  • Fish and Chips: beer battered cod with housemade tartar sauce
  • Elk Stew: simmered in Guinness gravy, carrots, parsnips, potatoes, onions and celery
  • 10 oz Ribeye Steak: served with mashed potatoes, and seasonal vegetables
  • Pizza: Hawaiian; BBQ Chicken; Wandering Elk: braised elk, blue cheese, bacon, onion and dijon mayo

Monday: All Night Happy Hour: pints, house wines and spirits $5, half price wings, 4 til 9 pm  .

Tuesday: Tuesday Steak Night and Sangria Special.

Wednesday: Pizza and a pitcher $27.

Thursday: Burger and Pint $18.

Friday: Fryday Fish and Chips with Wine or Beer $18/$22.

Saturday: Saturday pasta special $15  .

Sunday: Sunday Roast Dinner $18.

Mains$13 to $30; breakfast $13.00

Drinks: wines five choices, $20 to $36 by the bottle, $6 to $10 by the glass; local beer on tap, pitcher $16; bucket of four bottled beers $16

7:00 - 11:00 am daily
Monday - Wednesday, 4:00 - 9:00 pm
Thursday - Sunday, 3:00 - 9:00 pm

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