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River Cafe

) #10 of 3,053 Restaurants in Calgary $$$$ , , Vegetarian Friendly
25 Prince's Island Pk SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R1, Canada
+1 403-261-7670
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
25 Prince's Island Pk SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We found this place online because of a local theatre group performing in the park. This restaurant does picnic baskets and serves dinner. We contacted the restaurant and decided to eat in rather than do the picnic. We are so glad we did. Our meals...More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had lunch food was great, service excellent waitress very helpful, she gave us some tour tips and different places to dine while in Calgary.

Thank helen k
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We've been here a bunch of times and for the most part the food has always been amazing. They change their menu which keeps it new and exciting but this last time I had a hard time deciding what I wanted because the menu wasn't...More

Thank coffeenut88
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is furnished rurally. Somewhat noisy because of open kitchen and fast moving staff. In good weather a terrace awaits you with a view of the skyline out of a secluded garden setting. Cooking is fusion well understood short of the level of one...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic ambiance in park setting. Exceptional food and service. Upscale with prices to match and worth it. Don't leave without trying the bison burger! Who knew? Absolutely mouth-wateringly delicious.

Thank CatherineLAllin
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We searched for a nice place to celebrate our anniversary while visiting Calgary and decided on the River Cafe. My wife had the halibut and I decided to give the bison a try. We did a little sharing and both dishes were judged outstanding. We've...More

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were only spending one day in Calgary after coming back from the rokies. River Cafe was recomended to us by some local friends and we decided to go given that it is in Edwards Island and the kids could play in the park. We...More

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a light dinner there tonight. They have a quite small but interesting menu. We ordered 2 appetizers with drinks and it was tasty. The only problem was the service which was unexpectedly slow. We had to wait 10 minutes for our drink and...More

Thank S0R00R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to River Cafe several times and have always had a great experience. Brunch, lunch and dinner. The patio is absolutely gorgeous with views of the river and the park. Service is professional, knowledgeable and friendly. The other day it was lunch. Garrett was...More

Thank FlightsnFlights
Reviewed 1 week ago

It had been 30 years since I was in Calgary and the River Café had been on my bucket list for all that time. I had finally scheduled a trip to Banff with my wife and daughters and since we were flying into Calgary, I...More

1  Thank CharlieCapp
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Kevin M
17 September 2016|
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Response from notKHinC | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kevin I think this question / concern was misdirected. I am not Kasey, and my review of the River Cafe was 5 star - it was an excellent evening. Best regards, Kelly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$104
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Prince's Island Pk SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northwest Calgary
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-261-7670
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