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1886 Buffalo Cafe

$$ - $$$American, Cafe,
187 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 4R3, Canada
+1 403-269-9255
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“hash browns” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
187 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 4R3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped in for breakfast with friend the other day. What a wonderful spot, great history, wonderful location, great service and really good food. All around great.

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast with friends. Really great food, and very nice environment to relax in. Breakfast potatoes were the best I’ve had in a long time.

Thank Steven l
Reviewed 9 February 2018

... to which period? I guess you can choose to be when you want to be. The building is a former company and the interior just show how different companies looked in those days. The cafe is near big hotels such as Sheraton and Westin,...More

Thank weekdaysweekends
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Everything the reviews say. Great meal awesome setting in Antique little Office Building. Great history to read about while you are there. Amazing location, you wouldn't know you were right downtown. Good service

Thank TDWest22
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Most people don't know about this place as a breakfast spot but it's a formidable one. Conveniently located in Eau Claire it's a historically significant building with a small (free) museum downstairs by the restrooms. The prices are reasonable and usually a reservation isn't required...More

Thank Kent C
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Breakfast was delicious! A brilliant start to the day. Cute little venue. Service a bit on the court side but an experience.

Thank CherylCycles
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I found this place on the internet as one of the best places in Calgary downtown to have breakfast. And it didn't disappoint. The place cannot be missed from outside as it is a very old standalone cottage. Once inside, the place seems like a...More

Thank Kayezad A
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

When in the Eau Claire section of Calgary across from Prince's Island Park, you really must have breakfast at this little cabin-restaurant. It's a bit of history in combination with good standard-fare breakfast food and service. And then you can check it off your to-do...More

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you want a good breakfast this is the place located next to the Eau Claire market. It's very rustic and the place is packed,not your usual black and white restaurant just good homemade breakfasts. This serves only breakfast so check the hours before you...More

Thank robertasT6041IL
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Small and quaint place with awesome food, great coffee and wonderful service. Hubby had the skinny Jo Omelette and I had the fruit with gf toast plus coffees. Quick serve and yummy, fresh food. Nice gem in the Eau Claire district.

Thank dellesol
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 4R3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 403-269-9255
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