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The Main Dish

903 General Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 9E1, Canada
+1 403-265-3474
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good31%
  • Average28%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“caesar salad” (3 reviews)
“take home” (10 reviews)
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Canadian, Fusion, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
903 General Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 9E1, Canada
Neighbourhood: Northeast Calgary
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Idea seems new and exiting but it's confusing going to different desks and then ordering first and sitting down or not and then u can also take dishes home but they won't heat them up for you if you stay in. We had happy hour...More

Thank Sasha H
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

The food is great but it is quite expensive and with the fact that they have made their portion sizes smaller, I probably won't be buying here for awhile. I was surprised at how much less salad you get at 16$ a salad.

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 31 January 2017

My wife and I had a coupon to visit The Main Dish and were pleasantly surprised. We did not know it was sit-in /take-out style but we took a seat and you order on a notepad and present it to the staff. The food was...More

1  Thank shane c
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I've been to the Main Dish many times, in fact I absolutely loved the weekend brunch and would always recommend it to others. I will not be doing this again!! My family is here for a visit from Halifax and I suggested we walk over...More

Thank TrueReviewfromme2u
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Another regular spot for me when I want breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack or glass of wine. Cold food or hot food, eat in or take out. Cant go wrong here.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 25 December 2016

a nice little place in bridgeland. a combination of cafe and take out and dine in. great food, different flavours and a neat little atmosphere.

Thank hunglow
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Met here for a business lunch and both of us were very satisfied. Warm, relaxed, and comfortable atmosphere.

Thank FunkyWanderer
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The staff are very friendly, the take out choices are abundant. We choose to stay and and try the happy hour special. The price was right. had the stirfry with chicken and must say the chicken was tender. the downfall was the veges tasted like...More

Thank grassislander
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Good,friendly greeting,atmosphere was upbeat. Food was good,as was the service. Definitely a good place for a lunch date.

Thank Jeffrey G
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I absolutely love the convenience factor of The Main Dish. The food is amazing and fresh, the servers are always friendly and they work very hard. They have everything under one roof, either hot and fresh or prepared to take home with you. The weekend...More

Thank Kelsey L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 903 General Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 9E1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northeast Calgary
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-265-3474
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