La Terrazza (Italian for Terrace) is proud to offer our new Italian menu. Be sure to taste fresh authentic Italian cuisine with an Albertan twist in the heart of downtown Banff.
duck confit and mushrooms with arugula, lemon zest and a port wine reduction, finished with a drizzle of 12-year aged balsamic
made in the classical tradition with Atlantic lobster, tomato, Sardinian brandy, chili and fennel seeds
Organic BC King Salmon
hasselback style potato and parsnip puree with seasonal vegetables and a celery cream sauce
Order anything except for the steak. You can get a better steak at a liquor store Parking lot and while you’re at it get some frozen vegetables at Walmart. It will be better than that disgrace. Waste of money. Not going back.
The wait staff was very friendly and efficient! All the waiters check on each table whether or not they are their customers. From the appetizer to dessert the food was SUPERB! My boyfriend and I had the fettucine and Roselline which were both delicious. If you are ordering the Roselline; it is quite a big plate so make sure you come with an empty stomach. Felt very safe as everyone have masks, tables are spaced out nicely, and hand sanis everywhere. Will definitely eat here again!
Hi Mafel, Thank you for taking your time writing such of kind words and choosing to dine with us at La Terrazza. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner and our customer service. We are glad we met your expectations and will hope to see you next time again. Kind regards Nathalie
We went to La Terrazza to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. It did not disappoint. The service was top-notch and the food amazing. My husband started off with the lobster bisque followed by the lobster fettuccine, both of which he thoroughly enjoyed. For myself, I had the Arancini followed by the Roselline which were also delicious and very flavorful. What was really a nice touch was when our waitress surprised us with a free gelato desert specialized to signify our anniversary. We would highly recommend La Terrazza for your special occasion or a romantic evening out.
Thank you for choosing to dine with us during your stay in Banff. We are really happy to hear how much you enjoyed your anniversary dinner with us as well as the service. We look forward to seeing you next time again. Kind regards Nathalie
The food was all under cooked. When we sent the dishes back and everything was brought back out it was still under cooked but warmed up in a microwave.
Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience at La Terrazza. However, we have passed on your feedback to the kitchen and we will make sure this will not happen again and our service is improved. Also we greatly hope you will give us another try in the future. If you are ever back way we would love the opportunity to make it up to you.
This restaurant ever disappoints. Very comfortable atmosphere and furnishings. Food is first class. Presentation was not at the expense of portion or quality. Italian dishes all honoured their namesakes. Would love to go there regularly, sadly we live out of town.
Thank you for dining with us Jilld. We are always happy to hear that the meal and service was outstanding, the quality of everything we do is important for us. We are more than happy to welcome you back once you get a chance to come back to Banff!
Excellent food and service. I would highly recommend going to La Terrazza. The restaurant was a little challenging to locate (inside the hotel/plaza area without great signage), and the table we had was extremely sloped. My husband had to hold his beer glass to keep it from tipping over (as the glass he had was very tall with a small base) my wine glass was fine. The other tables were full or I may have asked to move. The food and the service made up for it though. Great restaurant.
We are happy we could welcome you in La Terrazza and we are thrilled you enjoyed dinning with us. Also we want to thank you for your review which we appreciate. Hope you will back soon when you are in Banff again!
It was very quiet in the restaurant, but that was to be expected, given the reductions in seating capacity. The server was very good, quite happy to be back at work. The house bread was really good and our lobster linguini tasted fantastic. My only issue was the size of the portion. I understand that lobster is expensive, but pasta is not. Very good experience overall.
celebrating Chef Nigel’s last evening at work
so sad that your position has been discontinued
excellent meal & service
Was a lovely experience. The service was good and the food was wonderful.
We really appreciate you taking the time to leave such a positive feedback about your experience with us. When you are in Banff next time, we hope to see you again!
Excellent food and good value for the price. Request a seat by the window for a mountain view!
Thank you so much for the visit and your kind words! We hope to see you again when you are visiting Banff next time!
Service was not great, the food was not good at at all and expensive for what you get.
Thank you for sharing your feedback. We’re sorry your experience didn’t match your expectations. It was an uncommon instance and we’ll do better. Please feel free reach out to La Terrazza manager with any further comments, concerns, or suggestions you wish to share. We would love to make things right if you give us another chance. Kind regards Team La Terrazza
Fantastic Roselinni, absolutely superb. Great service and lovely appetizers.
Thank you so much for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed our Chef’s signature dish at La Terrazza and hope to see you again soon!
Their version of caprese salad is excellent with cherry tomatoes. The bison striploin dish was a wow! All the accompanying ingredients worked to enhance the meat. Wine list has lots of reasonably priced wines. All the dessert options looked good.
Service was efficient and friendly.
We really appreciate you taking the time to leave such a positive feedback about your experience with us. When you are in Banff next time, we very much hope to see you again and definitely treat yourself to one of our desserts.
Food, atmosphere and service were outstanding. Definitely would not hesitate to come next time.
Thank you for your kind words, Olga! Your review really captures the essence of what we try to achieve in La Terrazza. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
One of our favorites when visiting Banff! Large menu with great variety. We'll be back at our next visit.
Thank you for visiting us! Our team are glad you enjoyed our menu offering and we hope to welcome you back soon!
Spent the weekend in Banff visiting our son who is working at Sunshine. We stayed at the Banff Park Lodge and decided to splurge on a family dinner out with him and his girlfriend the night before we left. Ambiance was nice, our server was lovely, I can’t remember her name, but she was from France and just delightful. The food was amazing! Best caprese salad I’ve had since Paris. The veggie menu option was an added bonus! We spent 2 1/2 hours eating and visiting. Never felt rushed and shall be back again!
Second time coming here. Went for my girlfriends birthday, we both had a great time. Food was great.
Set Menu was not advised in advance, considering it is described as an Italian Restaurant, it wasn’t anything like an Italian. Service was slow.
They did however offer the lounge menu for our children, which again nothing Italian. No pasta in sight of any kind.
Thank you for dining with us. We apologize the set menu was not correctly communicated with you previous to your arrival. As for the lounge it is a separate menu from La Terrazza and caters more to casual dining not Italian cuisine with an Alberta twist like our restaurant menu. We are happy we could accommodate the children with the lounge menu. We hope to see you again in future travels to give our full menu a chance.
It was a nice discovery in Banff after we have been to so many other places. It was less crowded than it deserves to be, given that we could not get a reservation at the Park Distillery 2 days in advance. Some of the other patrons were a little too casual in their dress, but it is in a hotels for people on vacation.
We will be back to try out some of the other dishes.
The staff were helpful and spot on with their recommendations and service. Compliments to the chef for absolutely delicious food for appetizer, main course and dinner. The signature cocktails were fabulous, too.
Our favourite place for a special evening out in Banff! Lots of choice - always different specials to choose from and food is just fantastic. It is a lovely dining room - private, cosy and quiet and yet elegant! Staff at the Banff Park Lodge are excellent!
This is one of my favorite restaurants in town and a bit of a locals secret. The Chef is always willing to accommodate our dietary restrictions without compromising the product. We were warmly welcomed by Tyler and our server Isabel was perfection. The food was delicious and we can't wait to go back again.
My wife's food was good. I didn't like mine much. I will probably give it another try sometime because it was a nice place with friendly service but there are so many good restaurants in Banff I would like to try so it may be a while.
Due to the restaurant being directly attached to the lobby bar, it was quite loud while trying to have a quiet candle lit dinner with my wife on our anniversary. Other then that the service and food were excellent
Habe schon mehrmals im La Terrazza gegessen. Es ist ein schönes Restaurant. Das Essen hat immer sehr gut geschmeckt. Es gibt auch eine Auswahl an guten Weinen, die auf jeden Fall sehr zu empfehlen sind. Der Service ist sehr aufmerksam. Das Preis-/Leistungsverhältnis ist absolut stimmig. Die Produkte, die auf den Teller kommen sind frisch und werden nach Bestellung zubereitet.
The restaurant was very comfortable and the ambiance was cozy. The staff were very friendly and the birthday dessert was amazing! We all loved our dishes. We will definitely be back! Thank you!
We booked La Terrazza for a diner for a celebration,what a disappointment!
We've been to Italian restaurant before, this one was the worst.
They make you feel like you are in a fancy place: lighting, music, waiters, the way the tables are set, the place but in the plate there is nothing fancy.
Usually if i go to an Italian restaurant I expect to "travel" in my plate, well, I must say I stayed right where I was. The food was very average.
We were so disappointed! We didn't even order dessert.
Service was nice.
It's expensive for what you get.
I do not recommend this restaurant.
Great hotel in Banff and the restaurant has a lovely ambiance but the food just didn’t live up to its environment.
The squid starter was greasy and the batter was far too heavy - and the main course was worse: over cooked pasta with dried out chicken.
The wine was good, but that was all - and at $200 plus, it was an expensive mistake.
Sad, as we lived the hotel but our last night in Canada was remarkably forgettable.
Good menu; reasonable prices. Varied and reasonably priced wine list. Dinner was well prepared, but came at least fifteen minutes after the salads were removed. In beautiful Banff, it lacks a Mountain View. Overall, a positive experience.
Thank you for dining with us. We are happy you enjoyed your meals as well as the prices.
The service was friendly but slow having to flag our servicer several times. The food was good not great. The room was uncomfortably warm. While it was an enjoyable evening with friends I would choose another place for a special occasion.
Thank you for dining with us. It is unfortunate that the experience did not meet your expectations. We hope to see you again in your future travels.
A very well appointed restaurant with excellent cooking and service
Thank you for dining with us. We are happy you enjoyed the meals as well as the service.
Excellent service and food. We will be back. Great lobster bisque and chicken parm. Our server was very attentive and friendly. Good wine selection also (Amarone).
Thank you for dining with us! We are so happy you enjoyed the meals and the service. We look forward to seeing you in the future.
Waitress was wonderful.
amazing place to get a great dinner amazing quality and wonderful service
Thank you! We are happy you enjoyed your meals as well as the service.
The food was amazing. Staff went out of their way to make the night very memorable.
Thank you for dining with us! We are so happy to make the experience a memorable one for you.
The pasta was good, but the chicken parmesan was not good. It was hard and not tasty. It was not restaurant quality.
Thank you for dining with us. We are happy you enjoyed you pasta dish. It is unfortunate the Chicken Parmesan did not meet your standards.
Sandra provides excellent a d very friendly service. Thank you very much for a wonderful birthday celebration for my wife!
Thank you for dining with us to celebrate your special occasion. We are happy you enjoyed the friendly service.
Both our servers were wonderful, friendly and understanding of our special food requirements.
Thank you for dining with us! We are so happy we could accommodate your dietary restrictions.
The waitress was the best thing about our experience. We felt like we were in a sauna the whole time because the room was so hot. My boyfriend lost his appetite because he was so hot. The waitress was nice and friendly but she had way too many tables. Shouldn’t have taken as long as it did. My true colored salad was good
Thank you for dining with us. We do our best to keep the room cool. It is unfortunate that the temperature made for an uncomfortable evening. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the meals and the service.
Charcuterie plate was above average but the entrees were among the worst I’ve ever been served at a fine dining restaurant. Terrible Fettuccine Alfredo, Cornish hen was so dry and salty that is bordered on inedible.
Thank you for dining with us. We are sorry to hear the dishes did not meet your expectations.
La Terrazza is rated 4.1 stars by 380 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.