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The Old Spaghetti Factory

317 Banff Ave | 2nd Flr, Cascade Shops, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1C1, Canada
+1 403-760-2779
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“spaghetti” (129 reviews)
“ice cream” (171 reviews)
“bread” (202 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
317 Banff Ave | 2nd Flr, Cascade Shops, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1C1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 1,675 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We were seated promptly, and our server Jennifer came to take our drink order. We promptly ordered the Mussel appetizer, it did not disappoint, and the bread as usual was great. This is where things changed...I looked and could not find their famous Veal Parm...More

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food perfect for family night or a romantic night either way perfect place for dinner and drinks

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Obviously a cheap chain and in hindsight wouldn’t have eaten here. You get a fair bit for your money but the quality is very poor. I left most my main as it looked and I suspect tasted of cat food. The salad was full of...More

Thank PilotReviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for supper while we were down for a conference. Amazing as always. Started with the clam chowder. Cooked perfectly. Had regular spaghetti and meat sauce. And vanilla ice cream for dessert. And let’s not forget the bread and incredible garlic butter. Prices are...More

Thank Gillian B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly staff that offer great service. My boyfriend ordered chicken parmesan and the manager came and told him that it had come out overcooked and that he would not feel right serving a subpar meal, so there would be a slight delay for our...More

Thank Danaka E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service, not a long wait for our food. Very good server, was really attentive. Our food was good. Enjoyed the meal

Thank leask22
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is some good food for the price you pay, some great deals to be had. The location is good too as its just of the main street of Banff. This does mean that it can get busy. But it is what it is. If...More

Thank Ben D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is always good. Waiter was great and knowledgeable about the menu and wine. We will be back next year.

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first visit and was surprised to see that the meal included soup or salad for starters and ice-cream to finish. The server explained this clearly and brought bread and water straight away, very efficient and friendly service. We had a pasta dish...More

Thank 833nancy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love their spaghetti. The bread and butter, salad, ice cream. Every location is great. This one is messy because it’s uostairs in Banff. Great service and always so yummy.

Thank laurastar44
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Susan P
7 September 2016|
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Response from Nolan W | Property representative |
Hi Susan, We are proud to offer a gluten free menu including a corn penne and/or rice noodle substitute (location dependent). Just inform your hostess upon arrival, and she will be happy to present you the appropriate... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 Banff Ave | 2nd Flr, Cascade Shops, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1C1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-760-2779
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Description
Banff's best dining value. All meals include hot bread, soup or salad, ice cream and coffee/tea at no additional charge.
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