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Bonterra Restaurant

#172 of 2,948 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
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1016 8 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1K2, Canada (10 Ave. S)
+1 403-262-8480
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Vitoria, ES
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We choose Bonterra to celebrate a special occasion. Was in the middle of the week, I don't know if they weren't expecting much people in that day, but that was just one person serving the 4 tables, one being a large table. The service was very poor, the server made us wait forever to take our orders and in the... More 

Thank Julianab17
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bonterra has officially become my favorite restaurant in town! We have been there for dinner a few times, and the food as well as the service is always excellent! The wine choices are fantastic, and if you get the chance to go during the summer, you absolutely have to get a spot on the patio.

Thank CalgaryGregory
Calgary, Canada
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Twice now we have chosen this restaurant to celebrate something special .unfortunately both times were extremely disappointing. The restaurant caters to parties in their upstairs room,but they seat private tables upstairs as well. We arrived for a great dinner.we reserved three weeks in advanced,but were seated right next to an extremely loud private party. Interesting enough this restaurant thinks a... More 

Thank Sandy R
Calgary, Canada
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163 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We parked in the lot behind the restaurant and picked up a ticket at the machine that gave us four free hours. Walking in through the entrance off the parking lot, we entered into a warmly lit restaurant and were welcomed by staff. Our friends were already seated and we quickly joined them. Our Hungarian born waiter also welcomed us... More 

Thank OpdCgy
Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Be it a romantic dinner, business meeting or girls night out, this is the perfect place to go. The food was fantastic, the serving staff were prompt, polite, friendly and knew exactly what wine or entree to recommend. The atmosphere is perfectly set with a classy yet friendly atmosphere. It really is a hidden gem in Calgary and I would... More 

Thank letsg0seethew0rld
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Some friends suggested Bonterra for a fancy night out without kids and we readily agreed, having wanted to go there for some time. The food was excellent, with some interesting twists, but hewing largely to contemporary Italian fine dining. The space is also great, with high ceilings and appropriately chic decor. We would definitely go back. That being said, the... More 

Thank Scott D
Calgary, Canada
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Had a lunch at this restaurant which have not been to for some time. Service was good, food was tasty but limited. The restaurant is a great little setting with wonderful smells, but the food just didn't quite live up to the ambiance and wonderful aroma.

Thank CharlesGCanada
Calgary, Canada
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

In a time of more closing doors in Calgary, and a few new ones - it is so comforting to an established restaurant that is committed to amazing food and service. It just feels great from the minute you walk in to the end of the meal. Short ribs for 2 - don't miss it! the pasta is amazing and... More 

Thank Vhalle
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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114 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

At least once every summer I try to get to Bonterra to enjoy and experience their beautiful patio. I had the chance on Friday when my dear friend took me there for a catch-up conversation and lovely lunch. It was a cool afternoon, but the overhead covers and patio heaters kept the area warm and dry and we were able... More 

Thank Linda M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here for our one year anniversary. The food was very good, servers were friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. The restaurant was very nice.

Thank Devon M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1016 8 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1K2, Canada
    (10 Ave. S)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Beltline
  • Neighbourhood: Beltline
  • Phone Number: +1 403-262-8480

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Saskatoon, Canada
over a year ago

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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?