If you’re hungry for a good meal with a killer view, look no further than your own backyard. Alberta is home to 12 of OpenTable's Top 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in Canada, and they’re definitely bucket list worthy.
The best restaurants in Canada were recently ranked by OpenTable, online provider of restaurant reservations, and Alberta has made it to the third spot as the province with the most scenic places to eat.
“We can’t think of a better way to celebrate summer travel season than with this list of restaurants with some of the nation’s most stunning vistas,” said Caroline Potter from OpenTable in a news release.
The list is the result of OpenTable’s diner reviews from June 1, 2018 until May 31, 2019 and will help foodies who love a good view find a new restaurant. Overall regional ratings, total number of reviews, overall diner ratings, and more were analyzed to generate the list, and it’s already making us hungry.
Check out the 12 Alberta restaurants that were featured on the OpenTable list:
Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant – Calgary, AB
Bow Valley Ranche restaurant opened in 1896 by cattle rancher and businessman William Roper Hull, and was built into a ranch house. Now the restaurant is owned and operated by Great Events Group.
The Butternut Tree – Edmonton, AB
The restaurant not only has a beautiful view, but there are also no walls between the cooking area. This means you can watch your meals get prepared. All ingredients here are locally sourced.
Chuck's Steakhouse – Banff, AB
Located in Banff National Park, Chuck’s Steakhouse focuses on serving Alberta raised beef.
Deane House – Calgary, AB
Deane House offers private dining services local to Calgary, as well as events services.
Fumaca Brazilian Steakhouse – Edmonton, AB
A Brazilian steakhouse in Edmonton, with a variety of grilled meats in an all you can eat style, overlooking the city skyline.
La Ronde - Chateau Lacombe – Edmonton, AB
The Chateau Lacombe Hotel is located in downtown Edmonton overlooking the scenic North Saskatchewan River Valley.
The Lake House – Calgary, AB
The Lake House sits above Lake Bonovista and features large windows and beautiful views.
River Café – Calgary, AB
River Cafe is located inside Princess Island Park, with a view of downtown Calgary and the Bow River.
Rundle Lounge is a relaxing place to enjoy Banff’s best mountain views and handcrafted cocktails.
Sky Bistro, Mountain Top Dining @ Banff Gondola – Banff, AB
Climb up to the top of Banff’s Sulphur mountain and enjoy a breathtaking view with a delicious meal.
Three Ravens Restaurant & Wine Bar – Banff, AB
Chef Sebastien Tessier and his team serve the best cuisine and great wine at this Banff restaurant with a spectacular view.
Juniper Bistro - The Juniper Hotel – Banff, AB
The wall to wall glass at Juniper Bistro overlooks Banff’s mountain views. They offer a variety of gluten-free and vegetarian options.
To book a reservation or see the full list of resturants, visit OpenTable.