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blink Restaurant & Bar

111 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B4, Canada
+1 403-263-5330
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“halibut” (23 reviews)
“souffle” (6 reviews)
“arctic char” (11 reviews)
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Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
111 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service and absolutely delicious! We had the salmon app, the pork shoulder and the halibut. All were excellently prepared and served beautifully. Oh, and we enjoyed their signature drinks as well. I had a 'clockwork orange.' Delish!

Thank daggar
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had a good dining experience overall but I thought that the size of the main meals did not match the price at all. My fiancé and I ordered the grilled octopus and butter leaf salad as appetizers to share. For mains, we got the...More

Thank shanachka
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

4 of us visited blink for the first time. Lovely cozy atmosphere . The most enjoyable part of our evening was not the main courses but the wine, appies and dessert. The warm olives, cheese board, and homemade ice cream were amazing. I was not...More

Thank Monkeytoez
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Fully enjoyed Blink last night with two other couples. Zach was very attentive to our needs and one in our party was very "needy". Starting with the cocktails ($13.50 each) that were certainly good enough to order seconds, the night was off to a solid...More

Thank Mahulu
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my meal and recommended wines but was disappointed in the portion sizes and how large the prices were. While lovely food I do not see the value. As a business meal it is fine but if it was my own money I'd look...More

Thank DMC90
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Blink flirts with being a great restaurant, but needs a little extra polish. Most of the food was beautiful and delicious. I had some very nice pacific halibut, but was not blown away by the pretty bland salad or any of the desserts that I...More

1  Thank Earlybird6
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We visited for lunch with a party of nine. I didn't get to ask everyone as much as I normally like to because it wasn't business but it sounded like everyone enjoyed their meal. I started with the cauliflower soup the server recommended and it...More

Thank Oceanbound80
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Had a casual lunch with a former business associate here at Blink and took the time to enjoy the menu - decided to try the Steelhead Trout which really looks like salmon but regardless, I found it to be very tasteful, and an excellent choice...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Not sure about you but I am getting real tired going to restaurants based on hype. Example... Blink in Calgary. Has excellent reviews from the majority of reviewers, decided to pay Blink a visit, and we remember "blah". The Blink restaurant in Calgary, AB Canada...More

1  Thank electric_ant99
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A beautiful place to visit with amazingly attentive staff and a sublime menu which changes regularly. This is the place if you love great food and fine wine....the selection is heavenly

Thank CalumLykan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B4, Canada
    (Centre st. & 8 Ave)
  • Public Transportation: We are less than one block from major C-Trains routes and central to all City Centre Bus Stops.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 403-263-5330
  • E-mail
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