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Tapas Restaurant
Tapas Restaurant

Tapas Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.tapascanmore.ca
  • Phone: (403) 609-0583
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Open every day from 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Tapas / Small Plates, Spanish
  • Executive Chef: Rob Hughes
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 6th Ave
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Tapas Restaurant
"Tapas" Food for sharing …
In Spain & Portugal Tapas are considered a culture. Shared amongst friends in a relaxed and unhurried environment, to be combined with wine, lively conversation, tall tales and spirits!
Our Tapas Menu offers "Small Dishes" reflecting the modern fusion flavours of Portugal & Spain. Dishes are designed for two people to share, we suggest 2—3 dishes per person as a meal.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • ""I love the relaxed feel of this place – like a Spanish Bodega. I definitely would return to try more dishes. The mussels are our all time favorite. the new summer menu features some great Salmon choices. White or Red Sangria, refreshing in the summer heat . Service was well-timed and friendly, winter or summer its our choice for a food treat out.""
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "Food was great selection varied.Service was excellant"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "We dined at Tapas for our anniversary and it was such a wonderful experience. We had 7 dishes plus dessert and all were delicious, highly recommend the mussels and carpaccio. Staff were all very knowledgeable and the wine expertise was impressive. Looking forward to dining here again soon!"
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Recently experienced Tapas on a Sunday Evening, it was very busy and they were turning away anyone without a reservation, so make sure that you make a reservation if you want to try out Tapas. Started with Sangria and just got better from there! This was our first time trying this style of restaurant, where all servings are of appetizer size, but we really enjoyed sharing and trying out the different dishes. We had the Portabella mushroom with brie and pecans, Salmon Tower, Mussels, Lamb Lollipops and BBQ ribs. Every dish was a new taste experience, we thoroughly enjoyed each one, and even though they are smaller plates we were stuffed by the time we were finished. Only complaint was proximity of table, did not allow for much privacy."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "With busy schedules of work / home / life balance, we plan a get away from the City to Canmore about every 6 months for a little spa, a little shopping and room for a little food and Tapas is on our list of "must do". The sizes of each dish is the perfect to share and having a new menu upon our arrival with seasons allows us to always try something amazing when we come to dine here. Thanks for the wonderful service and the amazing food. With busy schedules again, we will see you in another 6 months!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Forget Banff. Hangout in Canmore. Tapas is an amazing place to eat. Crazy good menu. Great service. I imagine the outdoor dining would have been fantastic however we chose to eat inside. Mistake. It is very very cramped inside and this makes it kind of uncomfortable to go there for a date. I recommend you eat outside. Aside from the cramped indoor area this place is an amazing place to eat."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Very innovative tapas and great service. Dates with chorizo was a favorite. 3 stars for food due to price. At $15+ per tapas, pricey. Expect $50/person just for food."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Lovely experience on a warm July evening. Tapas were excellent and service was incredibly attentive ---will recommend this restaurant to everyone."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "This place is a treasure. We inadvertantly made our booking for the following day but the staff were on top of it. The food was excellent and the staff charming. A fine welcome to Alberta"
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "This is the go to restaurant for my wife and I on date night. The staff are incredible, the food like meeting someone wonderful for the first time! Too good to share too good not to share."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The food was very fresh and exotic. Somewhat pricy for the quantity you get but it was all outstanding and tasty. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Fantastic place set in the heart of the Rockies! From our server, Chey, to the wonderful Tapas courses we had a great time at Tapas! Couldn't think of a better place to eat in Canmore...don't miss this jewel!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "We went to Tapas with a group of 6 and had a fabulous night out. The food was amazing. We ordered 11 food dishes and 1 dessert each and we were stuffed! Tapas is different, fun and entertaining."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "I have eaten at Tapas a couple of times before and just love this place. From the white sangria, to the tomato tarts, to the peanut butter heavenly dessert... the food rocks. Thanks for the excellent night out and for it not even breaking the bank!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "This was our first time there. It was my Fiance's birthday Nd we went there based on the reviews i've read. Well we couldn't have had a better night. The food, service and Mbiance were outstanding and we can't wait to return."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our experience dining at Tapas. Knowledgable and helpful serve, fantastic, tasty food. Gluten-friendly and accommodating of special dietary needs."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "This wasn't our first time to Tapa's and it won't be the last. Always GREAT food and service. There was a great guitarist there the night we went as well who really added to the wonderful atmosphere."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "The environment is inviting, the decor is current and clean, the food is well conceived and easy to share. Our server was amazing, and yet when required all the staff were able and willing to jump in! Just a great experience, oh and we felt great value too."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "I travel and eat out a lot and so far this has been the best restaurant i have ever been, which is why I am doing my first review ever because tapas truly deserve it. The food was perfect! Very delicious and portions was enough for me! I Could not complain one bit! The staff was wow very efficient service,very friendly and professional! The place was just so romantic and was a great experience for me! must try!"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "$13 for one mushroom 2 slices of pear 4 pecans and a slice of cheese. Bring a high limit crefit card and leave a bundle behind. Two people, shared three tapas and one jug of sangria .... $85!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "- Great food - Service is great and personable - Recommend the red wine sangria - Nice atmosphere - We really enjoy taking friends with us to Tapas"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "First time at Tapas and it was wonderful. Great food & great service. Will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Nice room, very pleasant Flamenco guitarist, most knowledgeable server. Mussels with Bleu Cheese and Sweet Chilli sauce, definitely the highlight, no to mention the carpaccio and stuffed Portobello. And for desert the peanut butter mousse with milk chocolate sauce and banana gelatto a perfect ending to a perfect meal."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This restaurant ,although pricey ,is one of my favourite anywhere . The food dishes are all freshly prepared , and presented superbly. The wine list is very adequate and there are plenty of choices throughout the wide price range . There care a couple of tips. Make a reservation and when ordering try the portobello mushroom dish with Brie cheese and a slice of pear!!!! Wow!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Food was great and it is always nice to try their new creations. Service was a little above average, nothing special. The live music was really nice. Low key but enjoyable. I was fine paying the bill and had a tip amount in my head, but when I went to enter it into the debit machine the only options were 15%, 18%, or 20%, nothing else, and no $$ amount option. I found this quite strange as I do feel it is my right tip whatever I please, unless I am notified in advance. All I saw was "Gratuity Not Included". Oh well I am sure we will be back for our bi-annual visit, just left a bit of a sour taste in the end."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Tapas never disappoints! We had a fantastic meal again. We will have to come back soon to try the new summer menu."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "We were staying next door to Tapas while in Canmore and just happened upon it. We were pleasantly surprised with how fantastic our meal was. We loved the small, sharing plates - everything was delicious and flavourful!! Great variety and flavours. Would highly recommend. "
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "Everyone our party was impressed with the variety and quality of tapas. We didn't think we would have room for dessert, but we're glad we did! A unique, delicious dining experience, like no other in the Bow Valley. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Excellent flavours and tremendous service. Would absolutely recommend. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "I've been here now 4 times and it is always great This time they forgot our chicken order but other then that is was lovely. Especially the wonderful shrimp gambas Also the live guitar music was great "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "A quaint little resutraunt , I brought my girlfriend here for a nice romantic dinner away from the city and her and I loved it, the service was incredible and so was the food. we will be back for sure."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Enjoyed the variety of tastes and service was excellent."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "While visit Banff & Canmore with out of town visitors, we made a reso here and were pleasantly impressed. Our service was friendly and approachable, the variety of food on the menu was super and the drink list was extensive without being overwhelming. Very romantic! "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We enjoyed the overall experience with friends. Our host provided suggestions that proved to be excellent choices. She gave us time to enjoy our meal leisurely. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "My wife and I had dinner there the other night, food choices excellent, great service a nice place to have a meal as Tapa menu allows you to explore food options and share items"
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "loved everything about this place food was great ,servicewas great . left very happy and will totally visit again "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Whenever we visit the mountains, we are overwhelmed with pub-like choices for lunch and dinner. We were super pleased when a friend recommended Tapas - a great alternative to the area's regular fair. Fantastic menu!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Very nice and I really liked the food and restaurant as a whole"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "We took our friends from Edmonton after a day at Lake Louise at it was outstanding. Our waiter, Alex, was fantastic!! Can't wait for next time!!! "
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "This was our first time dining here and I decided on Tapas because of other reviews I had read. I (we) were very impressed with the taste experience. Everything we ordered was delicious and the presentation was superb. The staff was very friendly and being a Saturday night, we were not rushed at all. We were on the 2nd floor of the restaurant were it was very quiet and quaint. We will definitely return here."
    Dined on 5/10/2014