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The Rimrock Dining Room - CLOSED

133 9 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M3, Canada
+1 403-262-1234
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“scones” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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133 9 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Visited for the first time because of a Travelzoo deal. I had the tartar and lamb duo, the tartar ok and the lamb was excellent. My wife chose the chowder and fish, and they were so so. Dessert was good. Good value for the deal...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Dinner service lasted for nearly 2.5 hours. We waited for our server and food more than we spent eating. Food was good but not good tho but service was slow and mediocre. Restaurant was about half full on a Friday night. Did not appear to...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 26 July 2018

My husband revceived a Fathers Day gift certificate from the Grandchildren for the Rimrock dining room at the Palliser Hotel. We had not been there for some time and were looking forward to trying it again. We were not disappointed. We were seated a corner...More

Thank LJoanne
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Rimrock Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, Joanne. I am thrilled to hear about the romantic dinner you and your husband enjoyed in our Rimrock Dining Room. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

We were only in Calgary for one evening, and decided to give this restaurant a try. I'm glad that we tried it. The food was very good (the pork chop was enormous!) Our server Simon was friendly, and brought out a piece of cake with...More

Thank LittleLadyG
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Rimrock Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. I am so glad you enjoyed a special dinner for your Honeymoon at our Rimrock Dining Room. On behalf of everyone here at Fairmont Palliser, we appreciate all of your feedback and will...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018

we had a breakfast meeting at the Rimrock. Staff was efficient and friendly let us have a quiet table in the corner. We all chose the buffet; the food was varied (eggs, bacon, mushrooms, French toast, croissants, cereals, fruits, etc.) and all was well prepared...More

Thank Nick D
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Rimrock Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review, Nick. I am so glad you enjoyed your breakfast experience at our Rimrock Dining Room and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser

Reviewed 18 June 2018

Food was good but we had issues with the table we reserved and ability to access the restaurant for someone with mobility issues. She had to do a lot of stairs and walking, both of which are difficult for her. As a family we will...More

Thank irenejl64
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Rimrock Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, Irene. I am very sorry to hear that you had some concerns with your brunch experience. Please know that we take your concerns very seriously, we will be reviewing your comments with the food and...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018

While we were staying at the Fairmont Palliser we decided to eat at the Rimrock. and we were glad we did. My wife had the Cobb Salad and I had the flat Iron Sandwich, both were very good. We also had great service , I...More

Thank MrBill W
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Rimrock Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am so happy to hear that you are your wife enjoyed your meals and that Khanh delivered great service-- I will be sure to pass this on to her. Best regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

The Rimrock dining room has charming decor. We were seated close to the fireplace for dinner. Good and attentive server. Very good drinks. Lighting was comfortable. We both chose the char which was perfectly prepared. Seated next to us was a group of six people...More

Thank Alabamatripcreator
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Rimrock Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide this feedback to us. I am so glad you were able to experience both dinner and breakfast in the Rimrock Dining Room and will ensure that all of your comments are passed on to the...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018

We were staying in hotel so easy to eat in here and boy what a view floor to ceiling windows. Food good usual hotel prices but served quickly and efficiently by staff.More

Thank geoff d
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Rimrock Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you very much for writing this review, Geoff. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal and the view! On behalf of everyone at Fairmont Palliser, we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Warm regards, Lindsay Gallagher...More

Reviewed 19 May 2018

I enjoyed an absolutely perfect "Royal Wedding High Tea" in a relaxed atmosphere in the lobby of the Fairmont Palliser Hotel next to the Rimrock Dining Room. There were beautiful mirrored table tops with chairs and sofa's that matched the old fashioned decor of the...More

3  Thank CanadianMum
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Rimrock Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Thank you very much for sharing these kind words about your Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea experience this weekend. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the decor and atmosphere that was created on that very special day. On behalf of everyone at Fairmont...More

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Restaurant Details

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 9 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M3, Canada
    (1st ST SW)
  • Public Transportation: Access via Calgary Transit.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 403-262-1234
  • E-mail
Description
Inspired our iconic Palliser Hotel history and the authenticity of the 1920s, the Rimrock Dining room invites you to try Fairmont’s genuine luxury cuisine with the taste and feel reminiscent of the ‘golden-era of travel.’ The Rimrock is open daily for breakfast and offers dinner service Thursday through Sunday evenings in a historic room revived with prohibition-themed décor. You’ll be blown away by the hand-tooled leather pillars and famous heritage fireplace. Our brand new menu created by Executive Chef, Eraj Jayawickreme, is sure to please too. Indulge in our Feta-encrusted Lamb Sirloin paired with confit shallots and warm quinoa salad, the delicious Chardonnay-brined Half Chicken or the classic and succulent Alberta Beef Tenderloin accompanied by Horseradish Pomme Puree and roasted mushrooms. The finale, house-made desserts with a modern twist will leave you wanting more, most notably, the delectable Melting Chocolate Sphere with black pepper sponge, lemon curd and raspberries.
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