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The Main Dish

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Northeast Calgary
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903 General Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 9E1, Canada
+1 403-265-3474
08:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 18:00
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Calgary, Canada
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327 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

My wife and I had a coupon to visit The Main Dish and were pleasantly surprised. We did not know it was sit-in /take-out style but we took a seat and you order on a notepad and present it to the staff. The food was delicious and very healthy. When we were leaving we picked up some side dishes from... More 

1 Thank shane c
Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I've been to the Main Dish many times, in fact I absolutely loved the weekend brunch and would always recommend it to others. I will not be doing this again!! My family is here for a visit from Halifax and I suggested we walk over and grab some breakfast before we start our day. When we walked in I was... More 

Thank TrueReviewfromme2u
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Another regular spot for me when I want breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack or glass of wine. Cold food or hot food, eat in or take out. Cant go wrong here.

Thank Mike S
Prince George, Canada
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464 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

a nice little place in bridgeland. a combination of cafe and take out and dine in. great food, different flavours and a neat little atmosphere.

Thank hunglow
Calgary, Canada
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149 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Met here for a business lunch and both of us were very satisfied. Warm, relaxed, and comfortable atmosphere.

Thank FunkyWanderer
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333 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

The staff are very friendly, the take out choices are abundant. We choose to stay and and try the happy hour special. The price was right. had the stirfry with chicken and must say the chicken was tender. the downfall was the veges tasted like they came from a package..the ones that are prewashed and bagged so to us it... More 

Thank grassislander
Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Good,friendly greeting,atmosphere was upbeat. Food was good,as was the service. Definitely a good place for a lunch date.

Thank Jeffrey G
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I absolutely love the convenience factor of The Main Dish. The food is amazing and fresh, the servers are always friendly and they work very hard. They have everything under one roof, either hot and fresh or prepared to take home with you. The weekend brunch is really good too! I would eat there every day if I could...afford it.... More 

Thank Kelsey L
Calgary, Canada
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love the selection of sit in and take out foods. They're sandwiches are the perfect size... Turkey w/pancetta is the best! Take out is a bit pricey for portion size, but the flavour never disappoints.

Thank DonAngStewart
Edmonton, Canada
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The service was kind and friendly. The sandwiches were dry and awful. The bread was falling apart. The Panzanella salad was OK and I'm being generous. I also called the restaurant and let them know. I live in the area and won't be going back. There are many good restaurants in the area. In my opinion they had way too... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 15
Canadian, Fusion, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 903 General Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 9E1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northeast Calgary
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-265-3474

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