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The Trough Dining Co.

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725 9 Street | Walk of Champions, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2V7, Canada
+1 403-678-2820
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Banff, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We brought some friends visiting from Calgary to the Trough with us for dinner. From the moment we entered the door we enjoyed our entire experience. Service was friendly and attentive. The food was outstanding. Especially the southern spicy ribs. Our server made us feel welcome and well looked after. Wine prices were affordable.

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Thank banfflocal30
Canmore, Canada
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Trough is consistently excellent on all fronts. We've eaten in restaurants around the world, and lived in London and Toronto, where we've been spoiled for choice for fine restaurants. The Trough would stand out anywhere. Yes, it can be expensive but the ingredients are first class, the service top notch, so to me that makes it good value rather... More 

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Canmore
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was good, restaurant is nice and romantic. I just wasn't impressed. I did go in with expectations to be impressed however and nothing really caught my eye. Nice food, tasted good just don't have anything to write home about considering the hype around this place.

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Thank Veronique G
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I brought my girlfriend here for her birthday dinner on a Thursday evening. It was both of our first times at the restaurant. We don't get out to Canmore enough sadly, but will definitely make a better effort just to eat here again! I would definitely recommend making a reservation before coming here, especially on the weekends. The Trough has... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Canmore on long weekend with my wife. Kids were left at home and I am not even sorry... Place is superb: cozy and spacious, no loud music. Food is simply amazing: we ordered pork and pork beet salad and another appetizer. I simply applaud to the chef. After visiting this place I would just recommend to ignore negative... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for supper on Thursday night and our meal was spectacular. The service was great! If you've never eaten here before you should definitely try it out!

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Thank Manuela F
calgary
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have heard many good reviews about the Trough but have never had the opportunity to dine there until recently. We had a late reservation and were seated at a nice table. This restaurant probably has 12- 14 tables and turns them at least twice so it seems that reservations are somewhat staggered. Ambience is lovely -- no loud music... More 

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is not only the best restaurant in Canmore, but we had what was probably the best meal of our 5 week Canadian holiday here. The chef has a very sophisticated understanding of how spices can enhance, without overpowering, a dish. Both the seafood and meat were outstanding. Book well in advance to avoid disappointment as it is a small... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We found this place on our travels across Canada last year and loved it so much we went back to eat there again the following night. The food was incredible as was our waiter Jeremy - this was September 2015. We had a great time and were made to feel really special, even though we arrived the first night looking... More 

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Okotoks
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Hubby found this on TripAdvisor and decided to take me for my birthday. The minute we walked in I as spellbound. Small intimate setting with incredible lighting and ambiance, topped with subtle staff that really know their stuff. We started with the scallops ND bruschectares, two of our favorites, and I've never had anything like them. The server was so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$34 - US$66
Cuisine
Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 9 Street | Walk of Champions, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2V7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Kananaskis Country  >  Canmore
  • Phone Number: +1 403-678-2820
Description
Located just one block away from Main Street.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?