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1241 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-270-0082
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“calamari” (20 reviews)
“aglio olio” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1241 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took another couple out for dinner on a Saturday and we were all satisfied with the food and service. We had a salad each to start. For our meals, I had the penne arrabbiata and it was excellent. Best I have had in the...More

Thank Kitcrazy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food for a moderate price. I met several friends here for dinner and to catch up and we had a wonderful time. Two of us opted for the special which included an appetizer and a main course for only $30. One of my friends...More

Thank Ariana B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend Niko's Bistro to anyone with a taste for authentic Italian cuisine! Every dish I tried was exquisite. The calamari and cheesecake are a MUST! Reservations were through open table.

Thank Lana S
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Niko's chicken bosciaola is absolutely the best!!! Niko always makes us feel like we are family, the staff are all very friendly and accommodating. We love this restaurant.

1  Thank KathiWaddell
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I along with another couple returned to Niko's Bistro in Kensington for another fantastic dining experience. As in the past, the owner himself provided exceptional personal service to our table. The food recommended and specials offered were sensational and we enjoyed excellent...More

Thank AlDWilson
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

In the area with family and we decided to have lunch at Niko's. Glad we did. Food was excellent and served hot. Portions were large enough that I won't need a full dinner. Pricing per meal in the $15 - $20 range. Service was good...More

Thank Blair S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Niko's Bistro and fine Italian fare makes you feel like family! We have eaten here many times over the years and Niko always takes the time to make us feel comfortable and just like we have been personally invited for a great home cooked meal....More

Thank Don R
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Niko makes everyone feel special - we're neighbors and we head to Niko's quite regularly and I haven't written a review for a few years. We went last night (tired, jet lagged, just needed some comfort food) and as we walked in it felt like...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is a fun place to eat. The food is good,not great, but good. The price is fair but the waitstaff are excellent.

Thank tickdeeboo
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Went to Nikos for the very first time and it was amazing. Highly recommend it and will be back. Reservations are a must and the place was packed!

Thank Kerrie E
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are there gluten free items on the menu?
2 March 2017|
Response from Karin C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Pretty sure I saw gluten free on the menu.
yolanda a
Do you have a children's menu?
6 July 2016|
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Response from YYCepicurious | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant does not have a children's menu and would be suitable for older, mature children only.
Is there wifi in the rooms and is there an extra charge for it. If so what is the fee. I would also like to know if there are two bedroom units.
24 February 2015|
Response from Ruth G |
This is a restaurant, not an accommodation,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1241 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    (12th St NW)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Hillurst
  • Neighbourhood: Hillurst
  • Phone Number: +1 403-270-0082
  • E-mail
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