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338 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0A8, Canada
+1 403-229-1177
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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338 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0A8, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Cilantro for a business meeting and ordered the Elk Gnocchi. It was delicious and I can't wait to go again. Highly recommend this place. Great food, wild game on the menu and reasonably priced. Yum!

Thank Gazpacho16
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Making this short and sweet. My lovely wife and I spent a wonderful evening on Dec 2 and will be repeat customers for sure.

Thank Andre L
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Cilantro has been a lot time favorite, so it was easy to celebrate a friend's birthday there. The atmosphere, the staff and the wonderful food made for a very memorable lunch. We all agreed we need to do this again. Two of us had the...More

Thank lawm
Reviewed 21 September 2017

My husband took my neighbours and I to Cilantro for dinner. What a pleasant surprise. The restaurant is quaint and cozy and you just feel welcome. Our waiter Rob was awesome and made some recommendations for appetizers. We shared the caesar salad (delicious) and the...More

Thank yyc222
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Cilantro was recommended by the hotel staff where we were staying and they were right. Outstanding service and food. We were all delighted with our experience.

Thank Denny B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were surprised by how much we enjoyed this restaurant. The patio was a great spot to people watch while enjoying a fine meal. The downside of the patio is it can get a little noisy making conversation a bit difficult. The staff was very...More

Thank 2Bishop
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and I are trying a restaurant a month. We shared two dishes for lunch today. The arugula and spinach salad is fantastic, 5/5 , note we love blue cheese! On the other hand, the pear and Gorgonzola flatbread was very disappointing and had...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Six family members for dinner, sat on patio. Our waiter was especially good on guiding us to the right wine. We did four wines, pleased with all but the "raw wine" which we returned. We tried both halibut and lamb. Everyone was pleased with the...More

Thank manyplaceswest
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We took our grandchildren ages 10 & 13 to Cilantro and had a fabulous meal. we ordered the food in courses and shared each course. The preparations were beautifully presented and the service was great. We ate outside and it was delightful. I wanted to...More

Thank Vivian077
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We had a family dinner for 10 there recently. Service was slow and forgetful, food was bland and for that they added an obligatory 25% service charge to the bill. We will NOT be going back anytime soon.More

Thank keenerken
Pamela D, Sales & Marketing Manager - City at Cilantro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your recent dining experience. We are sorry to hear it was not a positive one. It is generally our policy to add an 18% gratuity to all parties with 8 or more guests,...More

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Response from Marvin G | Reviewed this property |
Business casual, nice jeans ok too, look good - feel good and enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 338 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0A8, Canada
    (4th St SW)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Mission
  • Neighbourhood: Mission
  • Phone Number: +1 403-229-1177
  • E-mail
Cilantro’s soul warming dishes served alongside the warm smiles from the servers evoke a sense of home and being welcome. Cilantro offers a sense of Calgary – friendly and vibrant – a nod to the past, as well as a tip of the hat to the current trends. A true classic, but with a twist. With its cozy atmosphere and Canadiana influenced menu specializing in flat bread style pizzas and homemade pastas, customers are invited to enjoy a variety of delicious meals in our welcoming environment. Cilantro proudly features Alberta’s first wood burning pizza oven imported from Italy in 1988 as well as a fully enclosed patio that is surrounded by white lights above in the trees and luscious Virginia Creepers.
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