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La Brezza Ristorante

990 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8J3, Canada
+1 403-262-6230
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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990 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8J3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn't been at La Brezza for a decade or more (way cross city) but the opportunity came up for a Bridgeland area lunch so, recalling years earlier, I booked La Brezza. It was great and so another opportunity arose for an inter-city lunch and...More

Thank Donald F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Brezza is a family run restaurant that hits on all the key aspects of a great dinner out. Mamma makes the most fantastic Italian dishes. The new menu is smaller and more focused but no less tasty. The wine list is diverse and very...More

Thank MarkTCalgary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place now has a special spot in my heart and my biggest disappointment is that it took me so many years to discover how good it really is. Two of the four of us ordered the canelloni, while my wife had the lemon chicken...More

Thank GPaCalgary
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Very impressed with this place. The service was warm and friendly, and we took advantage of their half-price wine night. The food itself was terrific, as we ordered three pasta dishes, all of them home runs. The carbonara and lasagna were especially good! The owner...More

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Great food and amazing staff! It's a pricey place, but it's worth it for a special occasion. It was a bit noisy when we arrived, but after some tables left it became quite pleasant. The calamari is the best we've ever had. Definitely a must...More

Thank Lais K
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Great little restaurant in the heart of Bridgeland .The food is scrumptious and the service is top notch. Prices are comparable to other Italian restaurants. The menu is varied and has a little something for every one. The pasta dishes are especially good.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My wife and I were filled with expectation. We'd always wanted to go to the quaint little house in Bridgeland, home to La Brezza Ristorante, and her birthday finally gave us the opportunity. But our first visit there may well be our last. La Brezza...More

1  Thank LionHeart53
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I was there last night - August 25, 2017 - first time. The major problem is - COMPLETE IGNORANCE FOR MY REQUEST. I am a lactose intolerance and can not eat all kind of food that contains dairy with no exceptions. I told the waiter...More

Thank tana220
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The eggplant parmesan was excellent. We don't usually get this level of texture/taste with the eggplants. The waiter recommended the calamari, and this was spot on. Different - not the heavily battered mix that you usually get, but delicately battered rings with a light sort...More

Thank pw0867
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We had been away from Calgary for a while and returned with a yearning for a good veal piccata. A look at other Italian restaurant menus showed that it had apparently gone out of style. However La Brezza delivered in spades. Calamari starter was also...More

Thank ISayLetsGoNow
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13 May 2016|
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Response from Janet C | Reviewed this property |
You should definitely call the restaurant to see if they can accomodate you as they are not a large space. A great alternative would be "Il Chianti" on 20th ave and Edmonton Trail, NE.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 28 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 990 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8J3, Canada
    (1st Ave & 9th St NE)
  • Public Transportation: Bus #9 stops next to our restaurant. C-Train, Bridgeland/Memorial
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-262-6230
  • E-mail
La Brezza, meaning ocean breeze, is considered to be one of Calgary's finest Italian restaurants. Opened in 1987 and still in its original location - once the owners house, La Brezza continues to offer an elegantly simple Italian cuisine, emphasizing traditional home-cooked goodness. You can enjoy a satisfying lunch and dinner menu with daily specials and you can even indulge on Sundays as we are one of the few local restaurants open 7 days a week. We pride ourselves in offering great food, great service, and a warm, relaxed atmosphere. See you soon!
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