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Ticino Swiss-Italian Restaurant

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” (15 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 4 days ago

The restaurant is located at the end of Banff ave away from the downtown. The meal we had was good and the portions were fairly large. My wife and I both had their famous mushroom soup and it was absolutely awesome. Our server was friendly...More

Thank Kman K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff and excellent Swiss Italian food. The veal ravioli and the spicy shrimp (in an olive oil pesto sauce) were both expertly prepared.

Thank dj905
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

On our last night in Banff and we found this quiet gem of a restaurant. It was so nice to NOT have “chain restaurant” taste and atmosphere. We enjoyed cheese fondue appie, 4 different entrees that were all delicious. We also enjoyed peppermint tea and...More

2  Thank Leefam2015
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Loved our dinner, Wild Mushroom soup, beautiful salad and bison lasagna. Don’t miss any of it! Was wonderful! Karen

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 7 March 2018

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

1  Thank Jimbobbodmin
Reviewed 6 March 2018

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 March 2018

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

1  Thank Stan B
Reviewed 6 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
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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.
4 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!
4 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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
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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