If you are looking for Banff’s best kept dining secret, you have found it! Voted “Local’s choice for Fine Dining” in Banff’s Crag and Canyon. Ticino is locally owned and operated and has been a Banff institution since 1974.
Bringing the best in the Banff dining scene, Ticino Restaurant upholds true Swiss-Italian cuisine that is sure to satisfy every discriminating taste. Our cookery is second to none, offering locals, tourists, and food connoisseurs worldwide an unforgettable gourmet experience.
Whether you are planning an intimate dinner for two or need to reserve for a VIP group of 40, our staff will make your dining experience an exceptional one. Groups wishing to celebrate a special birthday, Grandma and Grandpa’s 50th Wedding Anniversary, family reunion or staff party can be reassured that Ticino Restaurant offers consistently high quality meals and at excellent value.
The restaurant decor is themed on the red and blue colours of the Swiss canton, Notice, complemented by cow bells and alp horns. Equally grounded in its mountain park setting, the restaurant is host to locals and legends who love to ski, hike, climb and enjoy fine dining surrounded by Baffin's natural splendour.
Owner Erwin Widmer celebrated 30 years of ownership in July 2009 and continues to greet friends and visitors with the warmth and charm of genuine hospitality. Born in Zurich Switzerland, Erwin is loyal to his Swiss roots related to hospitality, food preparation and service. He is also a world traveler and speaks fluent French, Spanish, German and Swiss German. Under Erwin’s leadership you are sure to enjoy a Banff mountain highlight at Banff’s Swiss-Canadian dining establishment, offering you great food and excellent value.
Dining in Banff has never been this delicious. Choose from our flavoursome selection of dishes that that may be tailored to suit the occasion. We also have a banquet menu, offering a complete assortment of the best in the Swiss and Italian gourmet landscape. We also offer a selection of fine spirits from local distillery Wild Life Distillery.
Seekers of traditional Swiss-Italian cuisine ought to look no further. Ticino Restaurant offers an exceptional Banff fine dining experience, cooking up some of the most delectable starters, entrees, desserts, fondues, and desserts that our region has to offer.
With superior tasting food accompanied by exquisite service by a professional staff and gourmet team, our guests have nothing more to look for. We offer the perfect ambiance to relish in authentic Swiss-Italian cuisine. For a Banff dining experience like no other, visit Ticino Restaurant.
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"I don't often comment on dining experiences but having tried your restaurant last Thursday I feel I must. From first bite to last, the dishes were amazing. Along with the excellent and professional service, it confirms the reason we search out independant, family run restaurants. So thank you for being in Banff, we will be back every chance we get."
Regards, Brian Kinzell