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Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria

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105-2303 4 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 2S7, Canada
+1 403-455-3839
11:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a Monday night of a long weekend on which I was visiting Calgary. Was passing it on the way to take a friend home, had visited a couple of Famoso's in Edmonton, so thought we'd stop and have a bite to eat. Both ordered the small pizza and tomato soup. I have enjoyed the pizza's before but had... More 

Thank Brian50Edmonton
Calgary, Canada
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

For a chain this is one of my favorites for thin crust pizza and fresh salads. The atmosphere is pretty casual and the food comes pretty quick. I like that they serve the large salads in big bowls to make it easy for sharing and taking your own portions.

Thank Chris P
Calgary, Canada
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114 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I went there after a walk around Mission district, had my favorite Margareta, with 7-UP and Dolce and Ice Cream. Bananas Caramelized, This was good for me as I am a diabetic and needed some sweets and it sure worked, and had to be good and ready for me in minutes. It was made just like I like it with... More 

Thank fileman5
North America
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209 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We have eaten at a number of Famoso locations and the food is consistently good as is the service. My only complaint is the menu is very small font with grey writing so it is really hard to read if you are not young and hip (but old and a hippie). Also the prices are a bit deceptive in an... More 

Thank suitscase
Calgary, Canada
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168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I like all pizza. Thin crust in my mind needs to be crispy. The pizza hear has soggy pizza, ok tomato sauce that lacks any zing and sparse toppings. Pretty pricy for what you get. The best part was the service.

Thank Gibber1968
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322 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Famoso on 4th St, serves mostly pizzas and other Italian eats. The joint was very quiet with two occupied tables. My son, husband and I shared 2 pizzas, Cavaletti and Quattro Formagia, both came in an instant freshly baked however the taste was lacking, they were a tad bland. The service was fast and furious and couteous. Famoso is just... More 

Thank connie l
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

When this pizzeria first opened the ambiance, service and food was wonderful. The lights were dimmed to a comfortable evening glow, the service was prompt and very friendly and the food was delicious and consistent. I had not been in a while and decided to go the other night. I'm not sure what has happened to this restaurant. Maybe it... More 

Thank Jabe16
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The pizza was horrible. There was a lot of liquid on and under the crust. The whole thing was a soggy mess. It was like pizza dough in soup.

Thank Henry W
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117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Always great service and awesome pizza. Ok so it's not your thick sliced pizza but it sure is tasty. I find this is a wonderful place to bring friends as it's reasonably priced and the ambiance is just so hip and fresh

Street, Somerset
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Ordered two pizzas for takeout. Very nice, well cooked and good value. Friendly staff. Good beer choice too. Had to sample a couple while the pizza was being cooked.

Thank rustcollector

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105-2303 4 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 2S7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-455-3839
Famoso is a casual pizzeria serving authentic Neapolitan pizzas made with high quality ingredients in a domed Italian oven. Ideal for a quick lunch or a night out. Enjoy with wine, cocktails and beer.

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