Teatro Restaurant

4.6
1614 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Contemporary Italian
Teatro, or ‘theatre’ in Italian, pays homage to our restaurants location in the Calgary arts and theatre district. Celebrating 25 years in 2018, Teatro has been serving contemporary Italian cuisine in a fine dining atmosphere. Housed in the historic Dominion Bank (est.1911), our award winning wine cellar hosts over 10,000 bottles and features 1100 labels, with a focus on the fine wines of Italy and Bordeaux. Enjoy artisanal cocktails at our stylish bar, reserve a table for your next business meeting, or indulge in a 6 course Chef's Tasting menu . We also offer both private and semi-private dining options for large groups.

Our $25 Three Course Express Lunch is an exceptional dining selection for busy downtown diners. Showcasing local and seasonal ingredients this feature menu changes weekly. Follow us @TeatroCalgary for details.

Business casual dress attire and reservations are recommended.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary Italian, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Lunch:
Monday - Friday from 11:30am - 3:00pm
Happy Hour:
Monday - Friday from 3pm - 6pm
Dinner:
Nightly from 5:00pm
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Phone number
(403) 290-1012
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Executive Chef Matthew Batey, Chef de Cuisine Dave Bohati
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Catering
Working in conjunction with the function coordinator. Please contact Brittany brittany@teatro.ca for more information.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
1st Street SE
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Parking details
Parking is available under the Calgary Performing Arts Centre, entrance on Macleod Trail just north of 9th Avenue. Parking is also available under the Telus Convention Centre (access via Macleod Trail South, just south of 7th Avenue SW). After 6pm, free street parking is available on Stephen Avenue Mall (8th Avenue SW).
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Public transit
The C-train stations- Olympic Plaza and 1 st, are located on 7th Avenue and 1 Street SE, behind the restaurant.
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Special events & promotions
Working in conjunction with the function coordinator. Please contact Brittany brittany@teatro.ca for more information.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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KO
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Business lunch. Service was excellent and food was so very good.

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JD
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The food was very good, service excellent and atmosphere was lovely.

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TT
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A treat of a dinner last Saturday night. My husband was dining for the first time, I for the second, and we were both super impressed with our experience. The cocktails we chose were enticing, and well balanced, the wine was delicious and paired well with our entrees thanks to the aid of the sommelier. The food was awesome. Prepared perfectly and presented beautifully. Our server was friendly and personable and directed our evening smoothly and gracefully. We loved it here and plan to return much more frequently.

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JC
Calgary
15 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great ambience and service. We did the tasting menu, which was delicious but wasn't as good as one I had there a few weeks prior. Had a fantastic wine that I am now on the hunt for; the GM/sommelier definitely made some excellent and unique pairings.

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RD
Calgary
9 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a wonderful meal here. We were treated very well. The food will have us come back for sure.

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OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Third time there. Food is great and the service is top notch. A bit pricey but expected in such a high standard restaurant.

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DM
Calgary
11 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Fantastic as always!! Teatro’s is one of our favorites when visiting Calgary!!

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BJ
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

Tasteful & Elegant surroundings.
Very good service.
I felt some menu items were a bit pricey.
I’m never a fan of 5oz servings of wine when a premium price is charged per pour.
The food was good but having gone to a number of Steven Avenue restaurants, I couldn’t help but feel that it was a repeat experience of a few of the restaurants on the strip.

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D
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

It started out badly when I asked the waiter if they made a good Caesar and he replied that they weren’t really know for it. He also said that it was only his second week and he was just getting used to the system. I imagine that was why we ended up waiting almost 45 minutes for our entrees. He finally came to our table after we had watched everyone around us being served their food even though they had arrived after us. Without apology, he said that he just realized that he had screwed up our our order and that our food would be coming soon. We didn’t bother with coffee or dessert. When he brought the bill, he simply said that he didn’t charge for the sparkling water. Again without any apology. We will not be back.

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JT
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

My evening at Teatro was great. The food was very good, although I was a little disappointed that the arribbiata sauce for my gnocchi wasn't spicy at all. Kind of a misleading name. Otherwise the atmosphere is great, very romantic and also nice for a special occasion. I would return.

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TD
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wow we were treated like royalty! Thank you Devin for the hospitality and all of the extras you surprised us with. I absolutely loved the whole experience and the food/drinks. Huge shout out to Peder too.

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F
Calgary
8 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The food was super flavourful but came out like warm. The manager comp’ed our desserts so that was greatly appreciated

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JJ
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

I had friends visiting from Vancouver (were old clints of mine when I worked there)
They enjoy Italian cuisine so thought your Resturant would be a great choice. They both ordered Duck but very dissappointed. The service was not great. The wine was fabulous $257.00 a bottle too bad the food did not compare. I have had great dinners, lunches prior. Our server definitely was not very antentive to our table. We left early not having any dessert, more wine, coffee etc. My friends were questioned if they have had duck before??? They cook it twice a week plus have traveled many times to Italy, France etc... not a good idea to question a customer when presented with a complaint.
Judy

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WD
London
3 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fabulous food and wine. Great service. Nice ambience. A very professionally run establishment and one of Calgary’s finest.

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GD
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 2ambience 3

Food was good, but not worth the price. The server was a bit arrogant and made us wait quite awhile before approaching us and throughout the night seemed like she didn’t want to wait on our table.

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LT
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Excellent service and wonderful pasta. Both the gnocchi and Bolognese were outstanding. The bread could use some work

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C
Edmonton
35 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great caprese salad

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MC
Calgary
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Everything was absolutely delicious. Only comment I have is they changed the lasagna recipe, it was GREAT before, now it’s good. Why fix something that isn’t broken? Apart from that, Teatro always delivers!

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GF
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The duck was excellent. The Halibut not so much. Appetizers acceptable. Wine very nice. Service excellent.

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S
Calgary
7 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Spacious and elegant. Service is excellent. Food presentation and quality is always outstanding.

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VG
Mexico City
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Very nice place to have a wonderful dinner with friends!

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OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was one of my best service ever

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DH
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and service was great. Very creative selections on the menu.

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C
Calgary
19 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Teatro lives up to its reputation. The decor is absolutely outstanding. You feel like you're immersed in a New York artdeco atmosphere. The service was fantastic, right from the beginning. The wild mushroom risotto was one of the best I had. Smooth texture, nutty flavours. The Caprese salad was beyond our expectations. They do indeed take pride in working with the best ingredients. As for the dessert, I never order Tiramisu in Calgary because it is always a disappointment. This one was one of the best I had in my life, and I did have some really great ones in Italy.
Small details like the bread and the olive oil made the entire dining experience truly specials.
I would suggest the management to consider including some more affordable options on their wine cart. The price range starts at 70-80 per bottle. But they do indeed have an impressive wine list.

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PA
Calgary
13 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From the minute you walk in the door you are greeted with wonderful service. The staff is amazing and makes experience extraordinary. The food is served beautifully and the taste is above all perfect.

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SS
Orange County
13 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and a great wine list. Great service. My go to place when in town.

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JL
Calgary
28 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

No matter what you order, The food here is ALWAYS delicious. It is one of my favorite restaurants in Calgary. Our server was very nice and all the other servers looked or at least seem very professional. It's also a lovely spot - I love the ceilings. Highly recommend!

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R
Naples
7 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

It was great. I have an allergy and they were able to make it work. Definitely be back.

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s
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Superb wine list; menu does not offer significant interesting choices for vegans. Presentation is excellent. Gnocchi was very unsatisfactory--overdone, too crisp. Calamari as an appetizer is excellent; tomato/buffalo boccinini salad somewhat uninspired. More unique pasta dishes without veal (or any meat) would add a great deal, especially as a first/smaller course. Servers can be a bit abrupt and convey a sense that they want you out.

Booths are probably the best/quietest and more private places to sit though if you are facing in, you have a nearby wall to look at. Stately neoclassical decor cannot be duplicated in newer restaurants; the bar is beautiful and the high ceilings, while accelerating noise, give an air of nostalgia for long-lost historical buildings.

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KH
Calgary
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

You need an "all" category above because I would recommend Teatro for any event. We had the United Way rally in Olympic Plaza - very lively and fun. Unfortunately we also had wasps swarming our food on the patio but your staff dealt with our dash for safety with aplomb. The wasps are all over Olympic Plaza so I know you can't do anything about them. We had a great dining experience. Thank you!

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K
Edmonton
18 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent experience! Service was exceptional, the ambience great, the food outstanding. The wine list incredible and my husband loved the brandy selection.

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

The food was delicious, it was extremely busy so the waiters didn’t come over unless they were bringing food or water. A little pricey but good cocktails as well.

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DF
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great experience for our anniversary. Booked on open table had the tasting menus. Thought the portions were small but was really full at the end of the meal.

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CL
Calgary
8 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed our Family dinner, they even made a special meal for me!
Outstanding

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D
Calgary
6 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Quite good

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OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always enjoy dinners at Teatro. One of my favourites!

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OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

We have been to Teatro a number of times. The last two occasions have been disappointing. The lobster lasagna- a favourite- was disappointing as had a very strong licorice taste. We talked with server and she stated it was the new ingredients. Also had the boar special that was dry and had a poor flavour.
Not sure we will go back as this was our second disappointing visit

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GD
San Diego
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great menu, staff and ambience. We had the tasting menu and it was amazing! Staff was knowledgeable and friendly. Very professional establishment. Will be back!

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o
Calgary
7 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

It was our anniversary and the staff made us feel very welcome. They even gave us complimentary champagne so that was very nice.
Our server was good however she did not have as much knowledge about the menus as would be expected for this resultant.

My husband had the oysters for his starter and I had the garden salad. Both very taste. I had the seared scallops and pork belly for my entree and my husband had the Wagyu beef. I loved mine it was so perfect, the gnocchi along with it was amazing. My husband enjoyed his very much he said it was cooked perfectly.

The atmosphere was lovely as well, very intimate for a Anniversary dinner and lovely to see outside through the amazing doors.

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OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great meal

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