Teatro Restaurant

4.8
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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 @TeatroYYC for details. Business casual dress attire and reservations are recommended.
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1 review
Dined on March 15, 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

Was a great experience other than them being out of two different whiskeys. Everything else was great.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on March 19, 2020

Hey, Shea! Thank you for your feedback, we'll be sure to restock for your next visit!

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K
Calgary
24 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a great time at Teatro. We had a five course tasting menu and everything was delicious. We can’t wait to go back and try other things. Thanks

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on March 16, 2020

Thank you for coming in to join us for our Tasting Menu! We're pleased to hear you enjoyed everything. We also look forward to your next visit!

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GM
Calgary
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Really enjoyed our meal, service and the environment. We had the chefs menu of six courses and everything was excellent except we felt the desert choice, and the quality of the desert was substandard compared to the other 5 courses. We will definitely be back and highly recommend this restaurant.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on March 19, 2020

Thank you for coming in, Greg! We appreciate your feedback regarding the dessert and will follow up with our pastry team. We do hope there will be an opportunity to see you again!

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JS
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We came for the YYC Food and Drink Expo. The experience was phenomenal. The food was amazing an a very fancy meal, and the sommelier picked us out fabulous wine pairings to go with it. For the price of this prixe fixe menu, it was well worth the trip.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on March 13, 2020

Thank you for joining us for the festival, Jodie! We are so pleased you enjoyed everything. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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JY
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Went to Teatro for the food and drink experience, pretty good food, service was only average.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on March 12, 2020

Hello, Jayrin. Thank you for joining us for the festival! We regret to hear the service you received did not meet our standards. We will be sure to follow up with our team! We sincerely hope there will be an opportunity to see you again soon!

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S
Calgary
11 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had an outstanding 5-course special, and we’ll be sure to return in the near future. Thank you kindly.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on March 9, 2020

Thank you for coming in and joining us for our 5-course menu! We sincerely look forward to next time!

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BK
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall1Food1Service3Ambience2

We were not happy with our meal at all .
We were offered their day especial for $65 5 course meal, it was not good at all

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on March 10, 2020

Hello, Bill. Thank you for your time and sending us your feedback regarding our YYC Food & Drink Experience menu. It sounds as though this may have not been mentioned during your visit with us as we would have been happy to rectify for you in the moment! We would greatly appreciate the opportunity to follow up with you directly, if we may. Please kindly send an email to Terralynn@TeatroGroup whenever is convenient for you. Thank you again for your time and we look forward to hearing from you!

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YT
Calgary
28 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Teatro was a good restaurant. It was our first time there and we were there for the YYC Food and Drink Experience. We enjoyed the Gourmet Five Course tasting menu. When we arrive for our reservation the door was locked which was a little unfortunate since it was cold outside. The restaurant was a little chilly and as more reservations arrived patrons were clustered in one area. So to begin our experience was a little unsettling.

Our waitress Kat quickly uplifted our mood and we order drinks and our meal. Kat brought us hot water and another staff member worked on one of the heat register. The restaurant filled up quickly making the seating feel a little more balanced.

Our drinks came quickly and we excellent. Food also soon arrived as each course was very modest however the flavour and quality was good. The value of the experience was less than we’ve enjoyed at other participating restaurants. However the meal was good and we did enjoy our time at Teatro. Kat our waitress was exceptional.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on March 10, 2020

Hello there! Thank you coming in for the festival and for your constructive feedback! We're glad you enjoyed your time with Kat- we also think she's a great member of our team. We sincerely hope there will be an opportunity to see you again soon!

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TW
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Food was quite good, and love the ambience of this restaurant.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on March 10, 2020

Thank you, Tina! Come back again soon!

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L
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely love this place. Felt so welcoming, servers and managers we kind and very attentive. Will 100% recommend.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on March 9, 2020

This is music to our ears- thank you very much! It's always our pleasure. We look forward to next time!

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e
Calgary
7 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely food, fab service, great atmosphere. Classiest place in Calgary.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on March 9, 2020

Thank you for your kind words!

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CP
Calgary
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Beautiful food and a lovely atmosphere. The staff were wonderful, we couldn’t have asked for a livelier evening!

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on March 4, 2020

Thank you for joining us, Cordelia! We're pleased you enjoyed your evening with us. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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S
Calgary
6 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Took my fiancé here for her birthday and from the moment we were seated the experience was exquisite. The food, from appetizer to shareable side to the main course was extraordinary. My fiancé ordered the mushroom risotto, and the flavor was beyond words. I ordered the ribeye and it was seasoned and cooked to perfection. The wine list was extensive and we found a lovely bottle of Pinot Noir that fit our price point. We capped it off with a very nice dessert shared between us. I also want to mention that the server was absolutely attentive and did not hesitate to ensure that we were well looked after. We will be back.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on March 2, 2020

This is music to our ears! Thank you for choosing us to celebrate your special occasion with. It was our pleasure to have you join us! We hope we can see you before her next birthday!

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MA
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

We went to Teatro for the YYC Restaurant week. Service was very nice, we had a great table where we got to see the service counter as the food was being plated, which I enjoyed. We had the wine pairing for 65$ and the set menu for 65$. The first course was beautiful but lacked flavor, the second course was delicious and perfectly cooked , third course was also good, but rice was slightly undercooked. For the main we all chose the beef, the sauce was incredible steak was cooked very well and the puree was delicious, but the potatoes were bland and cold. The dessert was light fresh and a great end to the meal. We loved the experience but felt that the meal fell short of our expectations for this restaurant.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on March 2, 2020

Hello, Marta! Thank you for your feedback regarding your dinner with us, we have passed this along to our culinary team to review. We sincerely hope we will have the opportunity to see you again soon!

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SK
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Beautiful building, wonderful service and food. We were there for 1:00 after the lunch crowd had left and it was quiet. Very enjoyable.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on March 2, 2020

That's a great time to lunch! Thank you for coming by. We hope we can see you for another bite again soon!

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N
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

The cardamom carrot soup was great but when I ate it with the rosemary focaccia it became amazing!

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on March 2, 2020

That's the move, Nigel! Everything is better with focaccia ;) We hope we can see you again soon!

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a
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I came for the Aperitivo (happy hour) and stayed for the Tasting Menu with wine for dinner. Wonderful, young but mature- professional staff, host and hostess...

The staff actually know the menu and can speak well to each item. Just a wonderful experience, if you are hesitating because of the iffy reviews of late. Breathtaking beautiful space when you walk in, matched with a wonderful fine dining experience. Thank you!

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 28, 2020

Thank you, Amy! We're glad we could have you stay with us a little longer. We hope we are able to see you again soon!

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CS
Calgary
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing experience! Service was top notch. Food delicious.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 28, 2020

Thanks, Cara! We appreciate you joining us. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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AW
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall3Food1Service5Ambience4

I have personally eaten all over world. And for the dollar value of the meals they were subpar at best.

I ordered the ribeye steak which in my opinion is an easy item to cook. It tasted warmed up. No exterior bbq char locking in flavours . And my vegetables were burnt.

Service was the only thing that saved this restaurant for me. I would not definitely would not return to this restaurant

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 25, 2020

Hey, Andrew! Thank you for your time and sending in your feedback, we've passed it along to our culinary team for review. We regret to hear you didn't fully enjoy your meal with us! We sincerely hope there will be an opportunity to see you again. If you do, please reach out to our General Manager directly at Stephane@Teatro.Ca and he will happy to make your reservation for you!

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DK
Calgary
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The experience was amazing, very memorable! Thank You Teatro

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 27, 2020

Thank YOU, Daniel! We're glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Let's do it again sometime!

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N
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a pleasure to enjoy the express lunch menu. The food pairings are wonderful and the service is excellent!

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 24, 2020

Thank you for coming in for the Express Menu, Nigel! We hope to see you for another one again soon!

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P
New York Area
149 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall3Food3Service1Ambience4

Teatro has a good atmosphere given the location and architecture but it has declined in my view. I will not be coming back for a long time. The menu is uninspiring and the service was uninterested. It looked like our server was avoiding us — or their were inappropriately staffed but the restaurant was not full. The effect was the same. For every order we had to wait long! We finally had to leave the table and go after the server to ask for the bill.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 26, 2020

Hey, there. Thank you for your time and sending in your feedback. We regret to hear your experience did not meet our standards and will be following up with our teams. We sincerely hope there will be an opportunity to see you again soon. Next time you wish to join us, please reach out to our general manager directly at Stephane@Teatro.Ca so we can ensure you have a great visit. Thank you again for your time!

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C
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Birthday we new customers. They loved it.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 24, 2020

Thank you for coming in to celebrate with us!

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KD
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was delicious, the service was excellent. The staff was very attentive. The presentation of the meal was most excellent. I had the chicken and was very pleased with it. Everything was just the right temperature. I will be back.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 24, 2020

And we look forward to seeing you again soon! We're so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us!

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OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

The restaurant was beautiful. Food was delicious but a bit salty. The tiramisu was amazing.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 24, 2020

Thank you for joining us! We appreciate your feedback and will pass it along to our culinary team!

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OT
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great. Lunch express menu is fabulous .

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 24, 2020

Thank you for joining us!

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SS
Calgary
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was all 10/10 and the waiter had a lot of recommendations on the menu (I’ve been here before but decided to try some new dishes on the waiters recommendation) we were celebrating Valentine’s Day a couple days late so it was a very special evening for us and everyone at Teatros made it incredible! Thank you and I will be back

Samer

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 19, 2020

Thank you for spending your Valentine's Day celebrations with us! We're pleased you enjoyed your evening with us and sincerely hope we are able to see you again soon!

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A
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A day of love was had yesterday. ⁣

A private tour of Teatro’s wine cellar was astonishing, the sheer size and caliber of wine was staggering (around 10,000 bottles).⁣

I was most in awe of the history left in the building, as it is a historical bank from 1911. In the wine cellar are the original bank vault doors, untouched still working!!!! ⁣

The 5 course, chefs menu was perfectly paired and to die for. I wish it didn’t end, @teatrorestaurant holds my foodie heart.

Outstanding service all around.


Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 18, 2020

This is music to our ears, Kim! Thank you for celebrating Valentine's Day with us and for your kind words. We hope we can see you again soon!

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TB
Toronto
16 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great server. fixed menu for Valentine’s day but everything was tasty. The wine pairings were fantastic!

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 18, 2020

Thank you for celebrating with us! We're pleased you enjoyed everything and hope we can see you again soon!

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DS
Calgary
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Everything went well aervixe was fast ,waitress was amazing but not sure if it is because of Valentine's day the food wasn't good good but overall was delicious perfect amount of serving left happy.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 18, 2020

Thank you for spending Valentine's Day with us! We appreciate your feedback and hope to be able to see you again soon!

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OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Valentine’s Day

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 18, 2020

Thank you for celebrating with us!

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N
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

The express lunch menu was and is always amazing. Taylor is an amazing host and Teatros never fails to impress me.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 18, 2020

Thank you for coming in- we too are big fans of Taylor! We look forward to next time!

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C
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My friend and I enjoyed the express lunch. I started with a subtle curried soup then went on to a delicious seared tuna on a bed of well seasoned veggies and a delightful flavoured packed sauce.
Chocolate cake beside an egg sized ice cream on a cookie crumb base.
Service was efficient without being hurried. In and out within 50 minutes!

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 18, 2020

Thank you for coming in to enjoy the Express menu! We're pleased you enjoyed the lunch and hope we can see you again soon!

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HZ
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

One of my favourite restaurants in Calgary

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 18, 2020

And you are one of our favourites, Hunter! We look forward to our next visit.

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f
Calgary
18 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

3rd annual teachers convention lunch ... with my favorite people ... amazing wine food and service ... and company !

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 18, 2020

Thank you for keeping the tradition alive! We hope we can see you before next year's convention!

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CU
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing dining experience with incredible food, service and atmosphere!!

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 14, 2020

Thank you, Cory! We're glad you enjoyed your meal with us. Until next time!

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AD
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Thanks for a great experience. Jimmy went above and beyond. Food was exquisite!

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 14, 2020

Thank you for coming in, Adam! We're glad you enjoyed your evening at Jimmy's bar. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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R
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Having been at Teatro’s opening night reception in the 1990s, we have been enthusiastic diners there ever since. We love the food, service, and ambience and will continue to come whenever we can.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 7, 2020

Thank you, Richard! We have always enjoyed having you join us over the last 27 years. It's guests like yourselves that keep us striving to be better. 'Thank you' just doesn't do it justice!

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M
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

On our first trip back to Calgary in years, we decided to try Teatro again to see if it was still the awesome restaurant we remembered. It was, and more! We had a fantastic meal (and one of the best pasta dishes we have ever tasted). We will definitely be heading back as soon as we can make it up north again!

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 6, 2020

Thank you for joining us on your trip to Calgary. We always enjoy our visits together and hope we are able to see you again soon! Don't be a stranger around here ;)

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J
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Nice meal and server. Did not feel rushed. Parking is a bit of an inconvenience on the day we went a few events going on around.

Teatro Restaurant
Responded on February 4, 2020

Hey, Jeffy! Thank you for coming in and joining us. We regret to hear parking was challenging but pleased to know you enjoyed your visit with us. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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