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Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant

15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-476-1310
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 27 min
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CUISINES
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked a table for 8 on Aug 2 @ 8:00 PM, a fairly late reservation. I had arrived later than my guests but we were greeted promptly and friendly. Our servers name was Martin and checked on us regularly. He even offered to...More

Thank Lyndsey H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my friend for dinner as a thank-you for helping me with the design and decor for my daughter's at-home wedding this past spring. I wanted to treat her to a memorable dinner in a beautiful setting and while it had been awhile since...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spectaluar all the way around in all venues- Ranchhouse - Annie's or Seafood fest! Food - Service and atmosphere! Never dissapionted and always a to go to place! Can't say enough❣️

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our favourite restaurant in Calgary. It offers a unique western dining experience. Excellent wine list,I love the geuvertstraminer. The appetizers were tasty and unique. The asparagus soup was wonderful. Both meals were excellent, and arrive at the table worth taking a photo of....More

2  Thank wendy R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to the Ranche for years the operator changed a coupled of years ago and it got even better. The food is great and I think is good value. If you are in from out of town it is worth the trek...More

1  Thank Randy M
greateventsgroup, Social Media Coordinator at Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Randy, we are so happy you liked our place, we are indeed blessed with such amazing soroundings.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Family celebrating Father's Day (4 adults, 2 children) wasn't as good as we hoped it would be. We were disappointed in the quality of the food: the Bennie was nothing special, nor was the stuffed French toast. Two of us had the House smoked salmon...More

Thank lawm
greateventsgroup, Social Media Coordinator at Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are really sorry to hear that. I am will pass this information to our chef so we can work harder to improve your experience.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Ranche restaurant is located in a brick house built by one of the first business giants in Calgary and is a beautiful setting in among meadows and forests along the river. The gardens harken back to the 19th century. We went for Sunday Brunch...More

Thank Westerner222
greateventsgroup, Social Media Coordinator at Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you for your kind words, please return for a dinner, we assure you will love our patio even more at sunset:)

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Brunch at noon on a hot day with a breeze, enjoying life on the veranda! Not our first visit and it was a great one again. Fantastic food: ahhhhh the taste of real butter in a real Hollandaise sauce! Perfectly poached eggs. Everything tasty and...More

Thank Brigitte L
greateventsgroup, Social Media Coordinator at Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you, Brigitte, hoping to see you back soon!

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

One of the best place to enjoy an excellent dinner in Calgary. The patio view is amazing, especially during the peonies season. Highly recommend and it's family friendly.

Thank Marina S
greateventsgroup, Social Media Manager at Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting in a National Park wrap around veranda on a warm evening with a breeze. The Charcuterie was good nothing especially different or a stand out. Small portions of mustard and chutney. $28 Daily soup was very good however expensive $12 Day Catch was...More

Thank Andee S
greateventsgroup, Social Media Coordinator at Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Hi, Andee, thank you for your feedback. We will pass the information about the food portions to our Executive Chef. It's really a pity that your experience got spoiled and we are sorry for that. Usually, our patio is extremely quiet.

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sunlover090
30 July 2015|
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Response from PatmanCalgary | Reviewed this property |
The patio is actually an old fashioned veranda that wraps around 2 sides of the house. Hope that helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$34
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-476-1310
  • E-mail
Description
The Bow Valley Ranche is a magnificent historical landmark tucked into a corner of Fish Creek Provincial Park, only a short drive from Calgary's downtown. Our intimate dining rooms highlight the elegant architecture of the site's original ranch house, constructed in 1896. The exquisite ambiance of the Bow Valley Ranche's tranquil setting is suited to any occasion, whether a celebratory family dinner, a romantic wedding or a special night out. Whatever your reason for coming to the Bow Valley Ranche, you will be enchanted by the elegant country atmosphere and dazzled by the fresh, locally-sourced Canadian cuisine.
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