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Kalmar Family Restaurant

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Whalley
Canadian, American, International
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8076 King George Blvd, Surrey, British Columbia V3W 5B5, Canada
+1 604-596-2013
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Surrey, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What was once a great restaurant has really gone downhill. Took my family there today for lunch. Despite making reservations for 6, two days in advance, no table was prepared and we were ushered into a very crowded section. Kalmar is a good sized restaurant but it appeared there were only two waitresses on duty. People who came in after... More 

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Thank Dave H
Surrey, Canada
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went there for Easter lunch, of course had the turkey! it was delicious, not your usual so called pressed or processed turkey, but the real thing! would go back for sure! It also came with soup and dessert. Home made soup was also very good, all under 20 dollars!

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Thank Pat H
Chilliwack, Canada
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269 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Great and popular place with the locals. Even service clubs hold their meetings there. They staff were warm and friendly. Food was good and priced right.

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Thank Jeffrey M
Grande Prairie, Canada
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300 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We went to this place on high recommendations from friends. The food was so-so and the service ok when the waitresses weren't talking amongst themselves. Nope didn't like it and won't go back

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Thank baxter932
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74 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

OK this place looks like it hasn't changed in decades. But who cares? It's clean, open and they have really good dinner specials. I love the fact that you aren't fighting with the menu to try and find something reasonably priced that sounds good. The food is consistently good, family friendly fare. It's well priced, the portions are good and... More 

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Thank Taz O
Surrey, Canada
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148 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Pleasant atmosphere and good prices for a family of four (about $60.00). It's a bit out of the way for us, otherwise we'd be there much more often.

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Thank converge77
Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

From the moment we entered this restaurant you could tell it was going to be a good experience. We were greeted by Selina and from that moment on it stayed 10 out of 10.Nice fresh de-café coffee, the salad bar good and fresh and the Chicken Curry Indian style was awesome you could tell this had not been made days... More 

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1 Thank faye4560
Surrey, British Columbia
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

My mom and I go their very Friday, the food , service and prices are excellent. One of the few places that still has a salad bar. Their seems to be more people over 40 their than under 40.

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Thank golfandgrape
BC
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129 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Its so nice to find a place that cooks like home, , sometimes you need that comfort food.My friend had the shepherds pie the other day & she really enjoyed it,nice fresh veggies on the side too.It came with salad bar & dessert too for a very reasonable price,seniors day is every day. I had the eggs benny & what... More 

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1 Thank Caribemama
Surrey, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2014

I would rate this a zero if it was possible. I do not want anyone to experience what we did.Went in for lunch and were eventually seated. Food was fair, Service was slow. They seem to cater to their regular clients. Mentioned to manager/owner and was told not to come back. Terrible PR.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Canadian, American, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8076 King George Blvd, Surrey, British Columbia V3W 5B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Surrey>  > Whalley
  • Neighbourhood: Whalley
  • Phone Number: +1 604-596-2013

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?