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ORSO Trattoria

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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Old Lodge Rd
780.852.6091
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This restaurant reflects the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge’s take on take on Northern Italian fare. ORSO Trattoria includes timeless rustic fare, fascinating regional specialties and familiar starters that are completely transformed. All pastas are handmade, and organic produce from nearby Twin Meadows Farms is featured.

Atmosphere

The dining room is contemporary and bright, with rustic regal accents typical of the historic Jasper Park Lodge. Patrons are treated to a stunning view of Lac Beauvert, Mount Edith Cavell and Whistlers Mountain from the heated patio and through lovely floor-to-ceiling windows.

Menu Samples

  • Breakfast Buffet; The Classic; Eggs Benedict; Buttermilk Pancakes; Waffles; Three-Egg Omelette; French Toast; Breakfast Poutine
  • Appetizers: white anchovies (peppers, almonds and fried sage); arancini (bocconcini stuffed arborio with pomodoro sauce); salmon crudo (brown butter, cress and puffed amaranth); antipasti (artisan meats and cheeses) 
  • Salads: romaine hearts (house pancetta, breadcrumbs and classic Caesar dressing); Caprese (aged balsamic, fior di latte, basil); Twin Meadows’ zucchini and greens (pine nuts and parmigiano reggiano) 
  • Spaghetti: Mayerthorpe boar meatballs, grana Padano and basil  
  • Ravioli (mushroom, Gorgonzola sauce, walnut); Gnocchi Ripieni (OKA stuffed pasta, house sausage, kale and prosciutto) 
  • Lobster Tagliatelle (breadcrumbs, olive oil); Penne (fire-grilled vegetables, pine nuts, aglio e olio) 
  • Risotto: seared scallop, corn agrodolce and grilled scallion 
  • Chicken Suprema (maionese, kale, banana potato); Orso Brasato (lamb shank or veal, with polenta, porcini and tomato sott’olio); Rabbit Saltimbocca (fingerling potatoes, pickled mushrooms); 10-oz Alberta Bistecca (Twin Meadows’ fingerlings, braised cippolini and barolo jus) 
  • Conchiglie (taggiasche olives, steelhead trout and bagna càuda); Cacciucco (clams, scallops and shrimp in San Marzano tomato broth)
  • Enhancements: asparagus in brown butter; prawns with olives; kale with garlic and pepperoncini; fingerling potatoes; Brussels sprouts

Breakfast: $24 to $32

Dinner Mains: $25 to $90 (that two can share)

Drinks: wines $55 to $325, $12 to $18 by the glass, eight choices

Breakfast 6 to 11:30 am, to noon Saturday-Sunday
Afternoon Tea 2 to 4:30 pm Saturday-Sunday
Dinner 5:30 to 10 pm daily
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