The Ranche is in a class of its own. Fortunately, someone had the brilliant idea that combining exquisite world class fine dining with the original homestead culture of Alberta, and Calgary in particular, would work. One of the primary reasons my wife and I had our wedding at the Ranche 14 years ago was because it oozed authentic REAL Alberta. My wife and I very much look forward to the 3-4 times a year that we return for another amazing meal steeped in excellence.
The environment is so good and the server is so nice to let me tie my puppy outside the fence. We hade brunch. Food is ok.
Great food, great service and wonderful atmosphere. Went for brunch on Sunday and thoroughly enjoyed everything! Will be back.
Awesome staff. Been there a few times and it’s always a treat!
The Bow Valley Ranche is consistently delicious meals with quality ingredients. Brunch is amazing and the menu has something for everyone. One of our favourite restaurants in Calgary and definitely the best in the south east area.
It was our 39th wedding anniversary and the food and service was outstanding. What a lovely spot to sit and relax and enjoy some different cuisine. If it wasn't so windy that evening, we would of loved to dine outside. Truly a wonderful evening. Thank you.
The food was outstanding. Our 90 year old Mother commented that it was the best food she had ever had in a restaurant. The service was excellent - attentive but not overwhelming. We had not been to the Ranche in sometime and we were pleasantly surprised at the variety on the menu and the reasonable prices.
The food and atmosphere were marvellous for our large group but it is not the place to lunch if you are on a timeline. It took 3 hours for our group of 12 to seat and eat despite the restaurant being almost completely empty.
We enjoyed a lovely birthday lunch on the verandah-it was a gorgeous day-lovely music playing.We tasted a few wines before selecting. Lunch was great.A very enjoyable summer lunch experience.Excellent server.
My sister and I took our Mom out for Mother's Day Brunch, and also for her 75th Birthday. We had a lovely light light and excellent service! I went home and told my family about it, and stated we will need to go back together for a special occasion (we live in NW so it is a little far for everyday). Thank you!
The food was really bad, but the ambience really made up for it
Absolutely beautiful food, scenery and service - highly recommend!
We went here for Mother’s day brunch, it was truly stupendous! The food was delectable and the service was really quick. Would highly recommend this hidden gem
This was our first time trying brunch and it was excellent! Food was very good. Staff treat us very well. Handled our food allergy exceptionally well. We were so pleased and we will definitely try brunch there again!
Best meat and side vegetables!
The price tells the quality.
I love the food.
This really is one of the best restaurants in the area. The service was exceptional and the food was amazing. The prices are higher than average, but this restaurant is much higher than average. We will be back for sure.
The waiter was fantastic along with the amuse-bouche that came out prior to the meal. That’s where our positive experience stopped. The tenderloin came out brown straight through with a cut down the middle and a plate so hot you can burn yourself on. Ordering a medium rare I sent it back. A second came out minutes later exactly the same as the first. The third again was well done (all with cuts down the centre). The fourth was medium rare and came with an ignorant manager telling me to cut it in front of her and in a condescending tone suggesting she can bring it back to be cooked more. If it wasn’t for the waiter we would have left but felt bad for him. My wife’s halibut was dry with no sauce so quite bland as well. We did order the cheese plate to finish as we were both so hungry and that was fantastic. We had a bad experience years ago but thought we’d give it another shot and this just proved we were right with our previous assessment. For the price go somewhere else. Anywhere else. Aside from being in Fish Creek there is nothing good about this restaurant...except the apologetic waiter who took a Caesar off my large tab to compensate for sending a tenderloin back 3 times.
Mothers Day. Love the menu, food and how well the staff work together. It's always a pleasure to visit this restaurant. My husband had the eggs Benedict, me and my Mom had the French toast. Shout out to our server but forgot her name. An overall wonderful experience.
An absolutely magical restaurant. Took friends for the 1st time....they absolutely loved it💓💓. We will both be back again and again👍👍
Decided to take a friend here for her 50th. The food and service were top notch. Definitely would recommend this restaurant for any occasion. Spacing between dishes was nicely done. The servers were attentive, but allowed for enough space for 4 friends to catch-up.. definitely a finer art that some servers lack.
It was great the service was awesome and the food was delicious
We have been to Ranche many times in the past but our most recent visit was by far the best experience so far. Service was excellent, food was both well presented and tasty, and the ambiance so nice. We sat on the patio, making it extra enjoyable on one of those rare warm nights in Calgary.
Food quality and service are always exceptional. The live music added a nice touch.
We went for the Thursday evening JAZZ night and thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere, the food and the service! We will recommend and be back!
My friend and I had a lovely lunch. The food was great and was really enhanced, sitting by the window and looking out to the Park. Will definitely come again.
Our server was simultaneously professional and relaxed; I appreciate this. Food was seasonal, exceptional and the right amount - not too much, not too little! Served in a very timely manner.
There was a large table of a young family near us - the children were very loud. I am fine with young children eating at fine establishments, I simply wish the parents would set some standards and expectations around dining out. We were outside so weren’t too impacted but still there was a noticeable clamour. I think inside, some of the rooms are small and more intimate.
In our group of 8 only 3 had been to the ranch before, our friends thought it was elegant and rustic, and the food was outstanding. We were celebrating 2 birthdays and a suprize engagement so we weren’t the quietest diners ever, and I felt a bit bad for the other guests having to listen to all our laughter but it was all taken in stride. Our server Cameron was so friendly and accommodating as we played ‘switch seats’ so everyone could mingle throughout the night. Made his evening a tad more challenging no doubt!
Went here for brunch - good was great and service was attentive. Awesome location and great place to sit and enjoy some sun on the patio.
Ordered the surf and turf. Atmosphere was very nice. Was not offered wine pairing. Live music was in the background, he was phenomenal. Had the baked Brie as well.
Beautiful venue, definitely thinking about it as a wedding location for the future. Great service and food. Very accommodating of allergies.
A very nice restaurant.. Even though it's pricey, it's worth!! Highly recommended!
Went with people that had not been there before and was quite a delightful experience. I had only been for weddings so was kind of a new experience for myself as well ;) The lamb, duck and veal cheeks and Creme brûlée were very delicious dishes. I’d definitely recommend them. The service was also amazing. I will be back to try the surf n turf and carrot cake :)
If you want a wonderful dining experience visit this place. Atmosphere was wonderful and staff very attentive. Food.....oh what can one say..... excellent.
Will be returning this summer if we get summer lol for sure.
Our server Erica was wonderful! Went for wine and light supper, so only had a few starters. The prawns were unbelievably good and charcuterie board was a nice accompaniment to our wine. Lovely evening
The new owners have done a great job of keeping the ambience without the arrogance that was there. Great job and great food.
Had a great lunch with the girlfriend..loved the atmosphere and service! Lovely restaurant in a beautiful setting!!
Went to the bow valley ranch restaurant for our 1 year wedding anniversary. Everything tasted delicious, was my first time trying lamb and I loved it. The staff are great, very helpful.
Great service and setting. Priced a bit high for a menu predominantly consisting of assorted meat and potatoes
Salad was excellent
Main Meat and fish were very good.
Veggies were way over cooked and blah.