Italian Farmhouse Restaurant & Bar

4.7
657 reviews
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Contemporary Italian
Blending fine dining quality with small-town comfort, The Italian Farmhouse offers fresh, contemporary Italian cuisine within a cozy, farmhouse style atmosphere. Whether you’re stopping in for a hearty lunch after coming off the trails, enjoying a romantic night out in our dining room or relaxing with friends on our summer cedar patio, we look forward to serving you at our Farmhouse!
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KG
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ate at your quaint cozy restaurant for the first time for lunch this past Saturday. The service was phenomenal, the food was so yummy and we had peach sangrias that complimented our lunch perfectly. Will be back for dinner and will highly recommend to anyone looking for a great new spot to try.

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S
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Mother’s day

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Responded 2 days ago

Dear Stargazer, Thank you so much for spending your Mother's Day with us at The Italian Farmhouse! We were so happy to hear that you were able to enjoy the beautiful weather and sunshine on our patio. We can not wait to welcome you back again soon. All the best, The Italian Farmhouse

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BH
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service and food and ambiance was incredible!!!

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Responded 2 days ago

Dear Bekki, Thank you so much for the wonderful 5 star review and kind words! We were thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed our service and food. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warmest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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RB
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 2ambience 2

Something has happened to this kitchen...
Came here years ago and we were impressed with the culinary standard of the dishes. Now....not so much.
Very uninspired dishes : ridiculously disjoined ingredients, poor combinations, and lousy cooking.
Too bad...they have a great location. But their dishes need a serious overhaul.

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Responded 2 days ago

Dear Ray, We were sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your most recent experience with us. It is important for us to address issues you may have before you leave the restaurant so we might be able to discuss them in person. Both the owners and manager were in the restaurant that day so we are sad we did not get a chance to discuss your concerns with you in person. If you would like to discuss your visit with me further please feel free to email me. Warmest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

Nice spot. Quite tasty. The cioppino is delicious, the butternut ravioli are very good. Food is well prepared. Service was lacking. I think it was just our waitress though as the others seemed attentive. I would go back. Lots of things on the menu I would like to try.

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Responded 2 days ago

Dear OpenTable User, We were thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our cioppino and butternut squash ravioli! We are sorry that you were disappointed with our service. I have spoken with our front of house staff regarding your visit. While we do try to address problems before you leave the restaurant, we understand that this is not always possible. If you would like to speak to me further about your experience please feel free to email me. Warmest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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r
Calgary
6 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Great place for good food. Service is not the best, but the food makes up for it.

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Responded 2 days ago

Dear Roperbc, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at The Italian Farmhouse. We were sorry to hear that you did not find our service to be the best! I have spoken with the front of house and we hope to make your next experience an even better one! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. All the best, The Italian Farmhouse

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SH
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, beautiful atmosphere I would highly recommend this place.

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Responded 2 days ago

Dear Shauna, Thank you so much for the wonderful 5 star review and kind words! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warmest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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LD
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have eaten here many times. Food is always delicious, the chef specials are always a must to try. We by far had the best service we have ever had there. Family came with us from Calgary for the first time and they also highly recommend coming here again. Amazing fresh made food!

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Responded 2 days ago

Dear Liz, Thank you so much for sharing this really great review with us! We were so happy to hear you enjoyed the food and our delicious dinner specials. We hope it won't be too long before you join us again as we would love the opportunity to welcome you back. Warmest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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KL
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

This place always outstanding and never disappoints

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Responded 3 days ago

Dear KLMLR, Thank you for the kind words and wonderful 5 star review! We look forward to your next visit at The Italian Farmhouse. Warmest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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BS
Calgary
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service was excellent! Always enjoy it. Was hoping to sit on the patio but is wasn’t open yet.

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Responded 3 days ago

Dear Becky Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience! We look forward to serving you again soon on our patio! Warmest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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OT
Calgary
13 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

Not sure if I will recommend the Italian Farmhouse as I used to. I ordered the Margarita Pizza, which used to be a very thin crust , light sauce and light covering of cheese, now the opposite, way too heavy. Then, our party was going to have the bruchetta as one of our appies and oh my goodness!!! No tomatoes so not available! Same thing happened on our last visit and we commented then! One of our very favourite choices when we go to your restaurant Get some tomatoes!!!!
After 20 years of making your restaurant one of our favourite venues, not so sure if we will be back as your response to our concerns when we commented last time was blown off

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Responded 3 days ago

Dear OpenTable User, We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed in our bruschetta not being offered on your recent visit. As we want to ensure that our food is of top quality we have yet to put it back on our menu. We will have it back on in June when we are happy with the quality of tomatoes. For the 7 years we have been in business we have strived to make our customers happy. If you would like to speak with me further, please email me. All the best, The Italian Farmhouse

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J
Calgary
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really enjoyed this restaurant. Went on a Tuesday evening and it was fairly quiet—I’d guess it can get a little busy on the weekends but the atmosphere was great. Really enjoyed all we ordered-the bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin was fantastic as was the warm brownie with ice cream to cap off a great dinner. Hope to be back soon for a glass of wine on the patio!

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Responded 3 days ago

Dear Jean, Wow, where to start with your amazing review! We loved hearing how much you enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Thank you so much for sharing your kind comments with us, which I have forwarded on to the kitchen. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future, hopefully on our wonderful patio! Kindest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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FN
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never disappoint! Tried seafood stew this time, sauce was slightly in the salty side, otherwise perfect! Will definently order it again!

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Responded 3 days ago

Dear Fanny, Thank you for sharing this exceptional review! We were delighted to hear you enjoyed our delicious cioppino, and I have shared your comments with our chefs about the salt. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warmest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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MH
Calgary
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 2

Our table was very poor located. We had very little space and were squished between 2 tables.
Even the waitress couldnt come around.
We could not talk and enjoy the food though the food was good

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Responded 2 days ago

Dear Mira, We were sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your evening with us. As it was a busy Sunday evening our dining room can get noisy but we do have the bistro side of the restaurant which can be a little more on the quiet side. It is important for us to have an opportunity to address problems before you leave the restaurant. If you would like to speak to me further about your visit please feel free to email me. Kind regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 4

We had family in town and decided to take them to your restaurant. Our waitress was very nice but was wearing shorts too short to be working at your restaurant. She was very prompt in taking our orders, but the service was very slow (35 minutes to get food). My cousin and I ordered the cheesy shell dish and was not too cheesy, and the shells had been cooked and were hard and dry. My husband ordered the seafood dish and the scallops were way over cooked. Our other dish was veal, and or was over cooked as well.
Our previous visits have always brought us back .... our most recent visit will keep us away. We were all very disappointed to say the least.

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Responded 3 days ago

Dear OpenTable User, We were sorry to hear that your most recent visit did not meet your expectations and standards. I have spoken with our chefs regarding your feedback. It is important for us to have the opportunity to address problems before you leave the restaurant as we were not informed of any issues during your visit. If you could please email me at my private email so I can speak with you further about your experience. All the best, The Italian Farmhouse

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B
Calgary
11 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We went for Easter Dinner. It was a great dinner.

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Responded 3 days ago

Dear Brlhx, Thank you for celebrating Easter dinner with us at The Italian Farmhouse! We are so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your meal and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. All the best, The Italian Farmhouse

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OT
Calgary
13 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great, as always!

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Responded 3 days ago

Dear OpenTable User, Thank you so much for the wonderful 5 star review and kind words! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warmest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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RT
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was fantastic....service was great and we ate in a farmhouse atmosphere in Bragg Creek. What more needs to be said? Do yourself a favour and try this restaurant.

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Responded 3 days ago

Dear Ron, Thank you for sharing this exceptional review! We were delighted to hear you enjoyed the atmosphere, service, and food. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warmest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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OT
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A great place for a family dinner Or dinner with friends. Something for everyone.

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Responded on April 20, 2019

Dear OpenTable User, Thank you so much for the wonderful 5 star review! We look forward to welcoming you again soon at The Italian Farmhouse. Warmest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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MM
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great service, excellent food

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Responded on April 15, 2019

Dear MarcM, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent experience at The Italian Farmhouse! We look forward to serving you again soon! Kind regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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LI
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 5

Beautiful venue, food was delicious, it just took a long time to get it! We ordered olives for the table to snack on while we perused the menu, they didn't appear until just before the rest of our appys. I guess it was fairly busy but if we'd had the olives to snack on we wouldn't have minded the wait for everything else....

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RS
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

outstanding restaurant. Had a great meal, as usual, and great service. Brought a friend from BC who absolutely loved the meal

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Responded on April 9, 2019

Dear RudyS, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at The Italian Farmhouse! We are so happy to hear that you and your guest enjoyed your meal! We look forward to serving you again. Warmest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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CU
Calgary
36 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My guest & I shared the Arancini Balls for an appetizer.
Delicious!

I had the Gnocchi & my guest had the Seafood Fettuccine.
Both were flavourful & fresh.

I had the Chocolate Pate for dessert - the BEST I’ve ever had.

Josh was our server & was efficient & engaging.
Excellent service.

Worth the drive from Calgary & then some!
Marilyn

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Responded on April 9, 2019

Dear Cuddles, Wow! What an amazing review! Thank you so much for taking the time to share it with us. Josh was delighted to hear what a wonderful experience you and your guest had. We agree that our housemade pate is delicious! We can not wait to welcome you again soon at The Italian Farmhouse. Warmest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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RB
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Lovely food and ambience. They do need another server though, as it started to get busy, it took a long time for our food to arrive after ordering. Would definitely go back again.

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear RhonaB, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at The Italian Farmhouse! As we do make all our meals from scratch, the wait time at lunch can be longer if the restaurant is busy! We appreciate your feedback and can not wait to serve you again soon. Kind regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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L
Calgary
25 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The only reason I can’t give Italian Farmhouse full marks is because of the cost. It’s a bit expensive, and therefore, not of outstanding value. That being said, the food and service were both outstanding. We came from Calgary to celebrate my friend’s birthday and had a great lunch. We started with the warmed olives (something new to my guest) and the delicious Arancini con Formaggio (deep-fried risotto balls) - lovely and cheesy with a little spice from the chipotle tomato sauce to make them perfect. My friend had the butternut squash ravioli in what I seem to recall was a pumpkin and cashew cream sauce. She loved it! I had the Cesare (sic) salad topped with a baked salmon filet and it was cooked to perfection. For dessert we shared the tiramisu and I especially loved the whole coffee beans as a garnish on it. 😁

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear Lainey, Thank you for the kind 5 star review. We are so happy you were able to celebrate your friends birthday at The Italian Farmhouse! Kind regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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CA
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our favorite spot. They were short-staffed so the greeting and seating took longer than expected - however once seated - all was perfect as usual.

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear Carol, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at The Italian Farmhouse! We are always happy to serve you and thank you for being patient on our busy Sunday evening! Kind regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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FW
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is high quality with great service and a warm ambience. Would recommend it for a special occasion or as a nice place to go just because.

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear FayeW, Thank you for the wonderful 5 star review and kind comments regarding your recent experience at The Italian Farmhouse! We hope to serve you again soon! All the best, The Italian Farmhouse

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DB
Calgary
8 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome!! Loved it.

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear DavidB Thank you for your kind 5 star review of The Italian Farmhouse! Kind regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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MM
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A lovely evening! We chose the "Choose 3 for $33": the menu was interesting and the food was delicious.

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear MeredithM, Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review! We are thrilled you enjoyed our March 3 for 33$ menu and we look forward to serving you again soon. Warmest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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PG
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing little gem this place is. The foods amazing every time ! Staff do friendly and the atmosphere is so cozy and quant

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear Pamela G, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so happy you enjoyed our food and our wonderful, friendly staff. We look forward to serving you again soon. Kind regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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LB
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The March three course special was incredible value. The care taken with plating and meal prep was up to the highest standard, as always. We had a lovely evening!!! Thank you Joseph.

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear LizB, Thank you for taking the time to rate your recent evening at The Italian Farmhouse. We agree that our March 3 for 33$ menu is great value and the food is delicious! We can not wait to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We got the table we asked for in our reservation.

The waitress was lively and gave candid recommendations on new vs regular menu items.

Food was amazing as usual.

Still one of our favourite local spots for a nice night out.

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear Open Table User, Thank you for your 5 star review and kind comments of The Italian Farmhouse! We are so happy to hear that you had a wonderful evening out and we hope to welcome you again soon. Warmest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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m
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent lunch time dining experience.
Could turn down the music just a smidge
But keep the same kind of music.
I liked our waiter Joshua...sweet guy😊

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear Maria, Thank you for your 5 star review of The Italian Farmhouse! We agree that Joshua is a wonderful and sweet guy! We can not wait to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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d
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our favorite restaurant, the drive prepares you for a relaxing evening. Great food best services and environment for a restaurant experience.

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear Davidl, Thank you for taking the time to leave your kind comments and 5 star review of The Italian Farmhouse! We hope to serve you again soon! Warmest regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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CF
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always consider the Italian Farmhouse restaurant as one of the choices we would dine and enjoy the evening whether it be a date night or to celebrate a special occasion. The food and service is what bring us back over and over again. Keep up the excellent cooking/service and we will be back again soon. Thank you ... Cirila

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear CirilaF, Thank you for your 5 star review of The Italian Farmhouse! We are thrilled to hear that we are one of your top choices for an evening out! We can not wait to serve you again soon. Kind regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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NW
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Only reason I rated service for 4 star is there was only one server for busy weekday lunch time. He was working hard in that challenging situation so I am rating him 5, he said it was unusual volume for weekday lunch time that day.

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear NorikoW, Thank you for your kind review of your recent experience at The Italian Farmhouse! Kind regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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KP
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This upscale farmhouse has a wonderful ambiance without being pretentious. The experience starts with the picturesque drive from Calgary to the restaurant in Bragg Creek where it's nestled in the trees. The staff are attentive and the food is delicious and fresh. The wine menu is small but has great choices with organic options as well. I would highly recommend this restaurant for a date night.

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear KellyP, Wow, you sure know how to put a smile on our faces! Thank you so much for the kind review and wonderful comments! We look forward to serving you again in wonderful Bragg Creek. Kind regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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OT
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 1

The group tables were too close together and we felt squished like sardines at our table. They seat 6 people at a table that should probably just seat 4. I would strongly recommend rearranging the tables or removing one altogether to give more breathing room. Not a great ambience and overly noisy. Our waiter was nice and attentive. The food was ok, but the elk was underdone and the ribeye steak was a very poor cut. The beet salad was below average. The calamari was good as was the focaccia bread. The lemon chicken was way too salty. We expected a better experience for the price. Sorry to have to leave a bad review.

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear Open Table User, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience. We do apologize that you and your guests felt squished. As it was a busy Saturday evening the dining room can get noisy with other guests and we are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your evening. It is important for us to address problems before you leave the restaurant so we can try and remedy the situation. Please feel free to contact me on my private email. Kind regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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KM
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We’ve already recommended your restaurant to some family/friends - and they are so looking forward to dining there, real soon.
I had some dietary restrictions - gluten free - and I was well informed about what I could and couldnt have.
The food was very tasty - lots of flavour - and all the dishes were absolutely delicious.
The whole atmosphere was very warm and inviting.
Love the dining experience in your restaurant.

Thank you.

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear KathyM, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at The Italian Farmhouse! We are so happy our staff were able to assist you in finding a gluten free option that was delicious! We look forward to serving you again soon. Kind regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Beautiful little restaurant. Quaint and charming. Food was good. We all had pasta. I’ve had better Italian food. But for the price, which we found very affordable, it was very nice

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Responded on March 29, 2019

Dear Open Table User, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience at The Italian Farmhouse! Kind regards, The Italian Farmhouse

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