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La Brezza Ristorante

990 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8J3, Canada
+1 403-262-6230
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“la brezza” (254 reviews)
“bruschetta” (83 reviews)
“veal” (32 reviews)
17:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
990 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8J3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 783 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We took my sister here for dinner, as she enjoys Italian food. We started with the calamari, which is lightly dusted ( not breaded) and very tasty. My wife had a chicken dish with prawns in a Rose sauce. My sister had the lemon veal....More

Thank GPaCalgary
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We have heard about the Brezza but never had the chance finally went over to try. It was a great surprise the waiter was very helpful and good. Since it was our first time he recommended a few plates and we decided to let him...More

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Always quality food and great service. Great place to go for a special occasion or just for an evening out with friends or family.

Thank Pierie D
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went for dinner and loved it! We got the carbonara and some kind of spicy spaghetti. Both were amazing! The service was excellent. It is in a funky house, but don't let that scare you because it is seriously so good!

Thank Brooke S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We have been enjoying this wonderful family restaurant for over 25 years. Excellent Italian Food at a reasonable price. Fresh Fresh Fresh! Highly recommend this gem in Bridgeland neighbourhood. You will not be disappointed.

1  Thank Gerald T
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I never had the opportunity to meet the original owner who passed away a few years ago, but I know he would be proud of how the place continues to serve good food and provide good service. I would definitely recommend it!

Thank jlyn999
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We decided to go to this restaurant based on other reviews and we were very happy with our decision. The staff were very pleasant and the food was outstanding. We highly recommend this restaurant. We will return!

Thank CalgaryHappycamper
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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, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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