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Ticino Swiss-Italian Restaurant

€€ - €€€Italian, , European
415 Banff Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-3848
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“osso bucco” (25 reviews)
“cheese fondue” (62 reviews)
“tiramisu” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
415 Banff Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So it was our first night staying in Banff after a ten hour drive from Vancouver and this restaurant was recommended to us. Despite getting there for opening time, food took nearly an hour with only a quarter full restaurant. The food was overpriced for...More

Thank Jimbobbodmin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Included with our SkiBig3 lift ticket was a collection of coupons, one offering 10% discount on the entire bill at Tocino. It’s advertised as a “Swiss Italian” restaurant, and while I’m not sure what that is, this is not a place worth visiting, even with...More

Thank phiNole
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't speak to the fondue, but the atmosphere is very European and lovely. Our meal was delicious. We had the stuffed chicken, salmon and lamb chops (plus dessert). It was all cooked to perfection with fresh vegetables -yum. The chocolate mouse comes in a...More

Thank Tricia D
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

I hate to give bad reviews, I am not one to be difficult normally. But the cheese fondue was by far the worst I have ever had. Even store bought fondue was better... The fondue was more like cheese soup and was extremely bland! The...More

Thank Stan B
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Interest menu, very well prepared. Portions generous so much so that for a lighter meal, select the appetizer sizes and order a couple to sample

Thank mrmrswise1
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Louis is doing a great job following in his father in law's footsteps.Ollie, our polish waiter added to the ambiance. This restaurant is worth a visit to Banff. It maintains the Italian Swiss traditions that were established many years ago. We've been dining at Ticino...More

Thank Baltzan
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

This and any fondue restaurant is about the experience. Here, the waiter ( young man) was rude for 80% of dinner and just to us he was very friendly to the 20 year olds next to us. Food was good and large portions. I recommend...More

Thank Scot A
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Lovely spot - with great food and super friendly staff - great Chianti and elk osso bucco :) there were 4 of us and we all had different menu selections ranging from pasta to steak to the osso bucco - it was a wonderful dinner...More

Thank Well_travelled_km
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon Ticino, a bit hesitant because one of the hooks was “Best Fondu in Banff,” and I am not a fondu fan. But I am always willing to give a shot to a restaurant serving cuisine of Northern Italy, and am thrilled to...More

Thank Dirk W
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Cheese Fondue was a nice touch on the day we were there! Steak was very tender and flavorful. Dessert was small but tasty.

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Questions & Answers
6 May 2017|
Response from Philip W | Property representative |
Sorry for the über slow response. If you'd like a gift cert you can phone in to order one and we could mail it out. We can process a card over the phone. If you've living in the area, it's probably easiest to stop in.
3 December 2016|
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Response from Philip W | Property representative |
Ticino's does have a children's menu with some great children options!
3 December 2016|
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Response from Carpe_Diem0000 | Reviewed this property |
Children welcome however, no children's menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 Banff Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-3848
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