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We might be small, but South Canadian Rockies brags that we are likely the restaurant capital of rural Alberta. Whether you’re looking for a craft beer pub, authentic ethnic food on the go, or quirky cafes, we’ve got you covered. A European market, artisan coffee roaster, homemade treats, and craft Kombucha brewer, round out our amazing culinary scene. Our talented chefs will surprise you with diverse flavours and unique takes on their cultural traditions.


Culinary listing

The Pass Beer Company

Last chance for Alberta craft beer before you cross into BC; Whether you are a local, weekender or just passing through, come experience small-batch craft beers and wood-fired pizzas on their large outdoor patio and beer garden facing the Rockies or in their bright taproom and kitchen. If you are just passing through, skip the extra 45-minute drive to Fernie, have another pint, and try out the camping, mountain biking, skiing, trail running, hiking, fishing, and endless motorized outdoor activities…
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Pincher Creek Farmers Market

Make it, bake it, grow it! The Pincher Creek Farmers Market is a weekly summer outdoor market that brings producers and makers direct to their customers. You can expect to find a fun, outdoor atmosphere with lots of baking, fresh veggies, produce, arts, crafts, live music and more! Experience the small-town charm of Pincher Creek paired with a very productive growing location.
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Encounters Wine Bar & Small Plate Kitchen

The old story goes – “It was planned on a napkin….” , in this case its actually true! Conceived at the open kitchen bar in their favourite restaurant in Whitefish Mt. Encounters was one of those daydream type things. Chatting over dinner and a good bottle of Shiraz. “If they were to open another restaurant it would be….” They jotted down ideas and drew pictures on that napkin and Encounters Wine Bar & Small Plate kitchen was born. Fast forward…
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Bear Grass Bistro

Bear Grass Bistro provides locally sourced, handmade food to order. They are proud to support local farmers and ranchers by serving their products in the Bistro. Fresh baked goods, great coffee, and lots of locals. They also offer a selection of imported Dutch treats.
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Steep Peak Kombucha

Steep Peak Kombucha is a nano-brewery in Crowsnest Pass, situated between towering mountains and green valleys, the perfect place for endless adventures. They have a love for exploring and making a connection to the natural world around us. They take their water from the Headwaters and are proud to use high-quality, organic teas, eco-social sugar, and source local, seasonal ingredients whenever possible. Each brew is handcrafted in small batches and combines refreshing flavours with invigorating kombucha tea. Grab some Kombucha…
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Limber Pine Smokehouse & Taberna

Welcome to Limber Pine Smokehouse & Taberna, a favourite restaurant in Crowsnest Pass. They are open year-round with seasonal menus. Stop in and enjoy the two-level terrace. The bottom level is a dining atmosphere where you can enjoy a delightful and affordable breakfast, a filling lunch special, and an exceptional dinner. The upper lounge area is a place where you can relax and enjoy the most gorgeous views in the valley. From hand-cut steaks to superior seafood, you only find…
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Pure Country Bar and Grill

The Pure Country Bar and Grill creates a one-of-a-kind atmosphere for your dining experience. Their take on traditional pub food will leave everyone satisfied, with your choice of burgers, steak sandwiches, beef dips, and oh so much more. You can also step in any time of the day and get an all-day breakfast. Don’t miss this great dining experience!
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Black Rock Pizzeria & Bakery

Black Rock Pizzeria & Bakery takes pride in their work, which is why they source the best quality ingredients and make each and every pizza from scratch, right when you order it. Prepared with old-world techniques, each pizza is hand shaped and topped by one of our carefully trained pizza cooks just the way you like it. The pizzas are not baked in a pan like most pizzas these days, and come “New York style.” But for customers that prefer…
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Bamboo Bistro

Bamboo Bistro creates unique Asian dishes inspired by their love of rich flavours. Everything is prepared on-site, from scratch, using only the freshest meats, seafood, and vegetables in each dish. Bamboo Bistro is always bringing their guests a new experience by trying out new ideas and fresh dishes. Bamboo Bistro began with a vision of bringing food from a variety of Eastern cultures under one roof; a place where you can return again and again to enjoy something new.
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Crowsnest Pass Golf Course Restaurant

Crowsnest Pass Golf Course Restaurant is open to the public for breakfast, lunch and dinner. With unrivalled views from the clubhouse patio the bistro-style menu consists of housemade, fresh and made-to-order meals prepared the way you like it. The friendly staff and cold drinks make it easy to visit whether you have played a round or just looking to have a bite to eat. All golfers require a scheduled tee time to access the course.
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Miner’s Mercantile & Bakery

Miner’s Mercantile & Bakery is a great little find on the footsteps of Castle Provincial Park, highlights include a funky little deli and bakery with tasty hot sandwiches, breakfast and fresh baked goods with a great atmosphere. Also available gas, diesel, liquor, camping and fishing supplies and area information.
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Sinister Sports

For nearly 20 years Sinister Sports has hosted world-class endurance events throughout Alberta and British Columbia. Their promise is that they will always challenge you and offer the best-organized events for their athletes. They have 3 ultra-marathons – Sinister 7 Ultra, a race that may be the greatest challenge of your life. 100 mile (161km) course with 6,400m of elevation gain across the course, this race will punish those who are not prepared. – The Black Spur Ultra (54km &…
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Oldman River Brewing Ltd.

Old Man River Brewing is a Micro Brewery and Taproom located in the humble prairie town of Lundbreck, AB, situated near the Oldman River. They have been proudly serving fresh beer in their taproom since July of 2017. With a great down-home attitude and quality ingredients, they’ve anchored themselves as the local beer in their area. They are child-friendly and have a menu mainly sourced from local businesses! Make sure you drop by for a visit.
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The Old Dairy Ice Cream Shoppe

Located in a unique historical building, The Old Dairy Ice Cream Shoppe serves up over 40 flavours of Ice cream and a huge selection of ice cream treats May through September. Try the home-made waffle cones, a Coal Miner Special, or one of the many special summer treats. The most difficult thing about visiting is deciding which flavour to try!
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Pioneer Country Market ~ Pincher Creek Farmers’ Market

Pincher Farmers Market is an outdoor summer Farmer’s Market that operates from the middle of June to the start of October. The market has a wide variety of homemade and homegrown items. The Market runs Fridays from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Food trucks, fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, baking & more! The market is located on Main Street Pincher Creek just infront of the Swimming Pool and outdoor spray park. The bike park, skate park and tennis courts are also…
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Stone’s Throw Cafe

Stop in and enjoy simple, homemade food in a fun and friendly atmosphere. They have fresh baking, locally roasted coffee, all-day breakfast as well as soups and sandwiches. Eat-in or take away for a picnic or day out exploring. Not sure where to go? Ask them! They love to be ambassadors to their area and can point you to the trails. They sell local art and coffee by the pound; both make great souvenirs of your visit to Crowsnest Pass!
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The Rumrunner

The Rumrunner is a typical rustic Canadian saloon style pub restaurant, themed on the historic prohibition period which took place in the Canadian Rockies. This family friendly eatery features an open style kitchen and provide traditional Canadian and European style home-cooked pub food, as well as a full seniors and gluten free menu. Come to The Rum Runner and try any one of the many prohibition themed burgers. From “The Speakeasy” to “The Bottle King” and with many options in…
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Crowsnest Community Market

Everyone is welcome! Family friendly activities, great food, live music and lots of locally made products in the Gazebo park in downtown Blairmore on Thursday evenings from 3 – 7 pm. The market will start the last Thursday in June and finish the last market for the season on the first Thursday in September. They strive to create a community gathering that features a variety of food, crafts, artisans, music, entertainment and more! It’s a great place to spend the…
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Seasons Cafe & Eatery

Seasons Cafe & Eatery, located inside the Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre in Pincher Creek, offers a menu of hot and cold meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Lunch and dinner menus include sandwiches and burgers, featured entrees and pastas, hearty appetizers, and seasonal specials. Boxed lunches are also available.
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Twin Butte Country General Store and Licensed Restaurant

An authentic Mexican restaurant, featuring western food. Visit the general store, post office, gift shop, and off-sale liquor. Live music on select days,
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Harvest Coffeehouse

Fresh. Local. From Scratch. Harvest Coffeehouse is Pincher Creek’s rustic urban coffeehouse. Brewing, pulling and serving locally roasted coffee, espresso, tea and other gourmet drinks. Stop by for breakfast and lunch and try their delicious homemade breakfasts, soups, artisan sandwiches, bread and quiches. Gluten wise, kid friendly and free WiFi. Come by Harvest today and say hello!!
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Crowsnest Cafe and Flyshop

This café offers an eclectic and satisfying menu, including healthy organic foods, free-trade coffees, and Rooibos teas using local Oso Negro and Crowsnest Coffee Co. The café uses ingredients from around the world made in-house. Breakfasts feature in-house salsas and pesto. Try the signature breakfast bagel or cornflour wrapped burrito. For lunch, grab a delicious wrap, panini, or sandwich, and add the soup or salad, made from scratch. You’ll be good to go all day! If you’re in the mood…
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