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Lago Italian Restaurant

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111 Lake Louise Drive | In Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0 , Canada
+1 403-522-1601
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Tupelo Ms
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had heard good reviews and in previous travel to the area we were unable to secure reservations. I made reservations 6 days in advance, requesting 7:30 for 4 people. Only 8:00 was available which we accepted. The restaurant was less than half full when we arrived. Our server was prompt to take our order. We had an appetizer of... More 

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Thank Tupelohonee
FCLL, On behalf of the Lago team at Lago Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Tupelohonee, Thank you for taking the time to review Lago Italian Kitchen. We do recommend making reservations in as far advance as possible, sometimes up to 3 weeks prior to arrival so you have a better chance at the dining time you want during peak periods. We are glad that the service was up to standard and your order... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really excited for an Italian night, and this was good, but not great (especially for the money). We enjoyed the atmosphere and service and the pizza was excellent. The wine was also a nice surprise (good Chianti for a good price).

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Thank StaceyHKC
FCLL, On behalf of the Lago Italian Kitchen team at Lago Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear StaceyHKC, Thank you for taking the time to review Lago. We are disappointed to read that you had good, not great dining experience during your most recent visit to our restaurant and that you found it to be expensive for the quality received. We are glad that you found a good wine to go with your meal for a... More 

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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place. very broad and reasonably priced wine list (considering the location). a banfi rose (or was it a grigio?) was a pleasant surprise. food was good. we mixed an appetizer with a side of brocollini as a starter and then had the cod and a pizza. good value for money. and good food. liked it a lot - probably... More 

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Thank abearfellow
FCLL, On behalf of the Lago Italian Kitchen team at Lago Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear abearfellow, Thank you for taking the time to review Lago. We are glad that you enjoyed your appetizers, cod and pizza during your most recent visit to our restaurant and glad that you felt the value for price paid. We are glad that you will visit us again when you return to Lake Louise! Thank you again and we... More 

California
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192 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was a little pricey for the food (pasta dishes and pizza), but the service and atmosphere were quite good.

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Thank Pat909
FCLL, On behalf of the Lago Italian Kitchen team at Lago Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Pat909, Thank you for taking the time to review Lago. We are glad that you enjoyed our service and atmosphere! We apologize that you found our menu items to be pricey. We will review our pricing structure with upper management to ensure that our guests are receiving value for all menu items. Thank you again and we hope to... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was out for dinner with friends after a beautiful hike up to lake Agnes tea house ( amazing hike, do it, get the tea biscuits ). After waiting significant amount of time for our waitress to acknowledge our table, it then took another 5-10 minutes to get water and order. Our food once we order came quickly , but... More 

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Thank Patrik H
FCLL, On behlaf of the Lago Italian Kitchen team at Lago Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Patrik H, Thank you for taking the time to review Lago. We review all comments both positive and constructive. The hike up to the Lake Agnes tea house is stunning and we are glad you were able to do it! We do apologize for the lack of attention to detail during your most recent visit to our restaurant by... More 

Livingston, New Jersey
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223 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very large expansive restaurant. Nice view of the mountain and since it stays light so late it was really nice to look out the window. The margarita pizza was very doughy and the Cesar salad was soggy. That was sort of the theme of the food. It's okay. Not better or worse. However, the waitress was friendly and adorable.

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Thank AmyC723
FCLL, On behalf of the Lago team at Lago Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear AmyC723, Thank you for taking the time to review Lago Italian Kitchen. Our sincerest apologies for the poor quality food you received while dining with us. Please know that this is not the standard or quality of food that we are proud of and you should not have received it like this. We strive for the freshest and tastiest... More 

Green Valley, Arizona
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132 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner one night at Lago at the hotel which is an Italian restaurant. We found the appetizers and entrees to be high priced for the quality we got. The Sicilian meatballs were ok but nothing special. The veal parmigiana was dry and had no taste. Our waitress, who was rudimentary spent much more time at other tables. In... More 

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Thank GVgolfer2aces
FCLL, On behalf of the Lago team at Lago Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear GVgolfer2aces, Thank you for taking the time to review Lago Italian Kitchen. We review all comments both positive and constructive. Our sincerest apologies for not meeting your dining expectations in food and service. This is not the quality level that we want to portray in any of our dining establishments. We strive for the best and in your case... More 

Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Chateau Lake Louise during our tour of the Rockies and after a tiring day of hiking and exploring we were happy to take the concierge's advice and eat in. Of course given the location we expected prices to be on the high end but did not find them too bad considering. The antipasto buffet looked amazing... More 

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Thank Steve D
FCLL, On behalf of the Lago team at Lago Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Steve D, Thank you for taking the time to review Lago Italian Kitchen. We are very pleased that you chose to dine with us. It is too bad that you didn't try the antipasto buffet, it really is delicious! But like you said, the next time you visit you will have to try it. We are glad that you... More 

Penang Island, Malaysia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The buffet was good. Great variety and everything taste good. Not to mention good service from the waitresses.

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Thank maychewml
FCLL, On behalf of the Lago team at Lago Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear maychewml, Thank you for taking the time to review Lago Italian Kitchen. We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed our breakfast buffet offering and that you found everything to be tasty! Thank you for your review and we hope to have you back again in the near future! More 

Morristown, New Jersey
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Friendly service is a plus, food is OK, not bad. Expensive but you pay for the location. We are tired from the daytime touring, had lamb and beef; their were OK, nothing special.

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2 Thank 06Traveller888
FCLL, On behalf of the Lago team at Lago Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear 06Traveller888, Thank you for taking the time to review Lago Italian Kitchen. We are pleased to read that you were satisfied with our food offerings but disappointed to know that we did not exceed your expectations. We do apologize for this. We hope that if you choose to dine with us again, that you have fonder memories of our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, International, Healthy
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Lake Louise Drive | In Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: +1 403-522-1601
Description
Every meal is a celebration of modern Italian cuisine at Lago Italian Kitchen! The diverse regional flavours of Italy are showcased from Lago's open concept kitchen with authentic multi-course meals that capture the true essence of Italian cuisine. Join us for a true Italian food sharing experience!

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