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Dining at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre

Indulge in a delicious meal, sip cocktails overlooking the famous Athabasca Glacier, or fuel up for your mountain adventures with two all-new great dining options at the Columbia Icefield. Remember your experience with great finds at the Curio Shop, plus take home the perfect picture from the interactive photo shop. 

Spectacular glacier views wrap the restaurant and provide the perfect backdrop to the Canadian inspired and locally-sourced menu developed by Executive Chef Martin Brenner. Altitude offers convenient buffet-style cuisine during lunch, and incredible a la carte options for breakfast and dinner. 
For breakfast, start the day off right with healthy options like our green smoothie or altitude parfait, or indulge in traditional breakfast comforts like banana bread French toast or eggs benedict.
Evenings at the Columbia Icefield are quiet, peaceful and spectacular. Pair this experience with our incredible dinner menu featuring items like roasted beet and chevre flatbread, charcuterie, smoked salmon carpaccio, beef tenderloin, lamb rack and west coast salmon.
Breakfast: 7 AM to 10 AM | Lunch: 10:45 AM to 2:45 PM | Dinner: 6 PM to 9 PM
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Featured Experience

Evenings on the Ice

Available Fridays, June 22 – Sept 21

Experience an unforgettable evening with an exclusive adults-only tour that includes appetizers on the glacier, then a delicious dinner inside Altitude Restaurant.

From $115 /ADULT

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Chalet celebrates the heritage of the original red-roofed Columbia Icefield Chalet, and the stories of the explorers that have enjoyed this destination over the years. The exceptional menu of freshly prepared hot items and casual self-serve concept provides the perfect location to refuel for your next mountain adventure. 
Open Daily: 9 AM to 6 PM
Columbia Icefield Gift Shop
The Columbia Icefield Gift Shop is located on the first floor of the Glacier Discovery Centre opposite the Parks Canada Information Desk. Open from 9AM to 6PM, the Gift Shop offers souvenirs, clothing and postcards; something to suit every tourist.
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