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  1. Distance: 1.99mi
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  1. Distance: 1.99mi
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About Italian Farmhouse Restaurant & Bar

Blending fine dining quality with small-town comfort,
The Italian Farmhouse offers fresh, contemporary Italian cuisine within a cozy,
rustic 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!

Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary Italian, Comfort Food, Contemporary Canadian

Hours of Operation:
Tues 4:30 p.m -9:00 p.m Dinner
Wed 11:30 a.m-3:00 p.m Lunch
Wed 4:30 p.m - 9:00 p.m Dinner
Thursday 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m Lunch
Thursday 4:30 p.m - 9:00 p.m Dinner
Friday 11:30 a.m - 9:00 Lunch & Dinner
Saturday 11:30 a.m to 9:00 Lunch & Dinner
Sunday 11:30 a.m to 9:00 Lunch & Dinner

Cross Street:
White Ave

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(403) 949-2750

Website:
http://theitalianfarmhouse.ca/

Catering:
Our wonderful menu can be customized for your group event or party! Please speak with Pamela to inquire about making us your next catering option.

Public Transport:
Sorry, no public transit is currently coming to Bragg Creek- yet!

Executive Chef:
Josef Wiewer

Private Party Facilities:
We have two beautiful rooms to hold your family event, wedding, or anniversary party. Our dining room holds up to 56 guests, and our Bistro side can hold up to 35 guests. The option to book partial or full private rooms is available.

Private Party Contact:
Pamela Risk : (403) 949-2750

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Italian Farmhouse Restaurant & Bar Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.6

Service

4.5

Ambience

4.6

Value

4.4

Noise

Quiet

96% would recommend it to a friend

Worth the Drive (51)
Good for a Date (38)
Special Occasion (37)
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Outdoor Eating (37)
Good for Anniversaries (30)
Casual (29)
Neighbourhood Gem (28)
Creative Cuisine (27)
Cozy (26)
Lunch (26)
Romance (25)
Quiet Conversation (23)
Fit for Foodies (21)
Authentic (19)
Good for Birthdays (19)
Comfort Food (15)
Group Bookings (13)
Healthy (12)
Fun (11)
Scenic View (11)
Sunday Lunch (11)
Business Meals (10)
Gluten-Free Options (9)
Local Ingredients (6)
Disabled Access (6)
Notable Wine List (5)
Child-Friendly (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Paleo-Friendly (3)
Seasonal (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Brunch (2)
Great Beer (2)
Organic (2)
Vegan (2)
Pre/post-theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
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Food5
Ambience3
Service4

 
 (Calgary)·Dined 4 days ago

Great evening, food was exceptional, service very good as well. Was somewhat disappointed with where we were seated - hallway outside the bathroom which is the connector between the entrance and one-half of the restaurant. Did not appear overly busy so not sure why we were sat there when I had made reservations. Otherwise was a great evening!

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined 6 days ago

This is my second time here and it definitely did not dissapoint. This restaurant is cozy, sweet, charming, homey and wonderfully whimsical. It is the cutest little place tucked away in the woods, perfect for a romantic date or a special family dinner or a girls lunch/dinner. The food was also absolutely fantastic! My husband and I enjoyed our evening here after a long week at work tremendously. Thank you! I would definitely recommend this restaurant to my friends and family. I cannot wait for my next visit to the Italian Farmhouse in Bragg Creek.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch
Food5
Ambience5
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on October 6, 2017

We discovered the IFH restaurant about 2 years ago and it has become our favourite go-to choice ever since for birthdays, anniversaries or a wonderful lunch. The food never disappoints. The ambiance whether inside or out is ideal, warm and cozy in winter, airy and cool in summer.
It can be intimate, or as one would expect an Italian family dinner to be, somewhat boisterous and somewhat noisy (but in a good way).
My one critique re our last visit was a lack of beer choices or it could have been a lack of knowledge of what brews were available. Although my 3rd choice was served in a 'Peroni' glass, apparently IFH does not serve this fine Italian beer. I know, picky picky.
I would recommend taking a beautiful drive along highway 22 to Bragg Creek and top it off with a great meal or lunch at this fine Italian restaurant.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Fabulous! Delicious food especially the butternut squash risotto!!!

Tags: Cozy, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Paleo Friendly, Worth the Drive
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 30, 2017

Enjoyed everything about our meal. We would recommend it to friends and loved the atmosphere and décor.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Creative Cuisine
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Everything was absolutely fantastic. Food was excellent.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
Food5
Ambience4
Service3
Value3

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 24, 2017

It took too long for our server to initially greet us and take our drink orders. This was uncomfortable as we were a party of 6 and 18% gratuity is assumed in billing. We ordered coffee after our meal and that was also taking an unusually long time so we cancelled the coffee order. It turned out they were making a fresh pot so communication would have been helpful. The food was delicious with many gluten free options. We were sat close to the open door and it was quite chilly.

Tags: Gluten Free Options
Food3
Ambience3
Service3
Value3

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 23, 2017

This was the first time I visited the restaurant and I had high expectations based on the location and website. I had family visiting me in Calgary and thought it would be nice to drive out to Bragg Creek for dinner. The establishment is nicely situated in the trees and cosy inside. The pizza was good, but shell pasta dish that I tried was pretty standard fare and was quite small for the price. The artic char special was nice enough fish but was served on a bed of broccolini that had tough and chewy stalks. The food and service were okay but, to be honest, I probably would not make the drive from Calgary again especially to visit this restaurant.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 22, 2017

All perfect

Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Consistently good. Very happy to have a restaurant like the Farmhouse in my neighbourhood.

Tags: Business Meals, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
Food3
Ambience2
Service2
Value2

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 17, 2017

We took my parents who were visiting from England, after having several recommendations. Unfortunately our experience was not that great. We seemed to be seated at a lovely table, but unfortunately it felt like we were in a corridor as loads of guests for a private party arrived and were stood behind us for a very long time. This also seemed to affect our service as our waitress didn't know we were there and therefore waited a long time to get served and a long time for our appetizers to arrive. The food was pretty good when it did come. Overall was disappointed as it looks a lovely location and wanted to take my parents somewhere different and unique. Maybe we just caught it at a bad time.

Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 16, 2017

This is a lovely place to dine. On a warm day the verandah would be lovely.

Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Edmonton)·Dined on September 16, 2017

I was there about 2 years ago and had the most amazing ceaser salad ever, but this time it was just an average ceaser. Disappointed with that but my appetizer and meal were awesome. I had the Aglio which was a roasted garlic bulb with gorgonzola cheese and peperanta on baguette and the ravioli all'aragosta e gamberi which was the seafood stuffed ravioli with a zambuca dill cream sauce, so much flavour. I will definitely go back!

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 11, 2017

Very personalized treatment by the chef, always a great meal, wonderful setting!

Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on September 2, 2017

It's worth the drive from Calgary for a special occasion. (The drive is beautiful and come early to enjoy the incredibly quaint little hamlet of Bragg Creek.)
Italian Farmhouse has it all.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on September 2, 2017

Good food, excellent service, beautiful setting. Our waitress was friendly and attentive.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on September 1, 2017

Very nice dinner, service throughout the evening was excellent.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on August 30, 2017

My brother and sister in law were visiting from the United Kingdom and we were excited to introduce them to the Italian Farmhouse and they were not disappointed , we had a wonderful lunch and our waitress was was attentive and polite. We live in Okotoks and is definitely worth the drive

Many thanks

Ron and Ellen Lee

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Casual, Local Ingredients
Food4
Ambience3
Service5
Value3

 
·Dined on August 30, 2017

We enjoyed our lunch experience very much. The food was excellent as was the service. We sat inside and unfortunately, it was very noisy which made it difficult for enjoyable conversation. I will go back though.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Gluten Free Options, Good for Anniversaries, Vegan, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Fun, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value3

 
·Dined on August 27, 2017

We were celebrating our fifty-seventh anniversary with a couple of friends. It was a very pleasant evening with excellent food, friendly and efficient wait staff and great atmosphere. The restaurant is located in the small community of Bragg Creek, about a twenty-minute drive through the country-side from our home and the quaint, quiet setting made the drive worthwhile. I would ... and have ... recommended this restaurant to friends.

David M.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Fantastic service, amazing food. Well worth the drive from Calgary!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Excellent evening! Dinner with friends and even our fussiest party member loved it!

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy
Food5
Ambience5
Service4
Value5

 
·Dined on August 23, 2017

We took our mother in law from Ontario. 85 years old. She said it was the best part of her trip. The food was fantastic and she just loved the deck. The ramp made it very easy to enter and no stairs to contend with.. we will be back on her next visit.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on August 19, 2017

Nice dinner for two. They have a few tables with love seats so I get to sit next to my girlfriend instead of across the table. Which we like! Great service and great food!

Food5
Ambience5
Service5

vip
 (Calgary)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Another wonderful meal on the deck with absolutely outstanding service. The steelhead trout special was very creative and perfectly cooked. Topped off with great lemon and raspberry gelato. Yum.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on August 18, 2017

Great restaurant with great food and wonderful staff. Beautiful location.

Tags: Business Meals, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date, Authentic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Always great!

Food4
Ambience4
Service3
Value4

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on August 18, 2017

This is a favorite place of my wife.

Food was good, Mains were a bit dry and crisp and may have been sitting under the heat lamps a little long, some extra items were slow and needed a reminder.

Otherwise a wonderful place to dine,

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on August 16, 2017

The Italian Farmhouse is definitely one of our favorite restaurants. Dependable & consistent food and service...we have never left the restaurant feeling disappointed. A true gem in Bragg Creek!

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on August 14, 2017

We had a great time! We will definitely be back!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Gluten Free Options, Fun, Special Occasion, Casual
Food4
Ambience3
Service2
Value3

 
·Dined on August 13, 2017

I've been here for both lunch and dinner before, and was looking forward to bringing three of my friends for their first visit.

Four of us went for a Saturday evening out. I'd made reservations and we hoped to sit on the patio, but were seated inside. Our table was right at the edge of the stairs, so we were able to really closely watch everyone (guests, servers, etc.) come in and out of the room. To be clear, that wasn't a good thing.

Service, right from the get go, was slow. Really slow. It was also very noisy, so all four of us were irritated by the time we left.

Food was pretty good. We all had different types of pasta and we devoured everything on our plates. Food prices were reasonable ($22 for a dish of pasta), but the price of wine was very high. For example, a 6 oz glass of Oyster Bay S. Blanc, was $11.00. The retail cost of the wine is under $20, so the mark up was pretty steep. I don't mind paying double the cost of a bottle, but four times the cost of a bottle is too high, in my opinion.

This visit didn't meet the standards that I had expected from the previous times I had visited.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Fun, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on August 11, 2017

The meal was fantastic! Our server..I think her name was Brooklyn?...was so nice. She as very attentive and friendly.
I can't wait to go back again.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5

 
 (Edmonton)·Dined on August 10, 2017

This is by far the best italian restaurant in the Calgary area if not all of Alberta. Definitely worth the drive to Bragg Creek.

Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on August 10, 2017

A delicious meal and very good service. One dessert was a disappointment and it was dealt with professionally.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on August 9, 2017

Food was of excellent quality and just the right portion size. The server was
very professional and attentive. This is a perfect place for a weekday lunch
and just far enough from Calgary to feel like you are in the country. Will be
back for more!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive
Food3
Ambience5
Service5
Value3

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on August 9, 2017

I went there with a friend for lunch. I had a salad (great) and added grilled chicken. The chicken was not totally grilled... some red inside and not flavourful. Maybe a rub or seasoning would be nice. Pricing for average glass of wine ? Maybe a bit overpriced. Overall ok ... but not excellent.

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on August 9, 2017

The service was great. Friendly helpful server. Food was delicious. Took awhile to get our food but it is worth the wait. Lots of patio seating. Parking was tight the night we were there so we parked across the street and walked to the farmhouse. Not a big deal. Will definitely go back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Casual, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Calgary)·Dined on August 7, 2017

Great food and service as usual. Good menu and special.

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on August 6, 2017

We tried the Italian Farmhouse for the first time on the weekend and were very impressed with the food, service and ambiance. Our party of four enjoyed our meal on the patio. Each of our meals was well-prepared and very tasty, as was the appetizer. The service was very good and all servers were friendly and helpful. We found the prices to be very reasonable. The only concern at all was the availability of parking. The restaurant was very busy at the time we were there for our 5:30 pm reservation, and the other couple had to park a bit further away and walk. They were not concerned about it but it would be good to plan ahead in case the lot is full. Overall an excellent meal and great experience. Will definitely be back!

Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Delicious meal with friendly service. We have eaten at the Farmhouse a few times now and the food and service are both consistently great.

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