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Nellies Cosmic Cafe

) #1,161 of 3,048 Restaurants in Calgary ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe,
1001 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0A7, Canada
+1 403-806-2377
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible21%
28 Mar 2017
“A neighbourhood gem”
9 Nov 2016
“Enjoyable Brunch”
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Diner
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1001 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0A7, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ordered eggs, harsh potatoes, bacon with sourdough bread $11.75 each Everything was awful ... well eggs 🍳 were ok .. place feels and smells greasy .. radio station played loud on cheap speakers ... Server was just uninterested in her customers or job ... Typically...More

Thank Andee S
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Great service in a friendly, scruffy atmosphere. Don't come here expecting a gourmet experience, but all traditional breakfast items are done well, and served quick. Only drip coffee, if you were looking for lattes.

Thank Skibum6969
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Three of us went to Nellies for brunch in November, 2016. We were able to park in their small parking lot and avoid paid parking on the street. We all ordered breakfast type meals. The eggs Benedict were very good as was the skillet with...More

Thank Mathguy1945
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Prompt service, good portions, tasty food. A great place for breakfast. There is a patio too, it's close to the road but you can watch the world go by.

Thank Dcoul
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We went here for a quick Saturday brunch. Service was good and quick and the food was as expected - quite good with larger portions. It was not busy when we there but know that we have seen lineups on weekends at peek times.

Thank 4bruinsfan
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Very cozy restaurtant in downtown with own parking space at the back. Food is in good protion and reasonable price.

Thank Vivian C
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Dropped in on a Monday for a quick bite, I remember this place years ago when it first opened; it was quite a draw. It's grown a little tired over the years and not quite so busy. I ordered a grilled ham and cheese with...More

Thank xena888
Reviewed 11 March 2016

What a cool spot on the corner of 17th and 9th. Retro interior with excellent food and smiley service. Highly recommended

Thank Marvin G
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Wow,looked busy,dropped in and wow,seating was available with the personality of a great waitress who seated us, withwonderful,quick,efficient professionalism, food was hot and basic but wonderful to taste.monies worth all the way...well be getting return business from us....it was a joy to add a tip.

Thank b p
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

We happen to stumble across this place while staying in Calgary and were all so impressed. The stuffed French toast blew us away! The service was a little slow but the place was packed so it's understandable. I would definitely recommend this place for a...More

Thank Christine H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Canadian, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0A7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Mont royal
  • Neighbourhood: Mont royal
  • Phone Number: +1 403-806-2377
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