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Niko's

#71 of 2,946 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
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Hillurst
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1241 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (12th St NW)
+1 403-270-0082
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11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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Calgary
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Nikos for the very first time and it was amazing. Highly recommend it and will be back. Reservations are a must and the place was packed!

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Thank Kerrie E
Calgary, Canada
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111 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to try someplace different in Kensington and happened on Niko's Bistro. What a pleasant surprise to have such a wonderful pasta meal. It is an intimate place and the service is excellent. We will definitely be back.

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1 Thank Waiparous
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place. It's small and intimate with a great atmosphere and friendly staff. The owner is almost always there every time I've dined there. Their calamari is out of this world and is a must for your first visit. Reservations will help you as it is small and is usually filled up especially on weekends. My favourite entree... More 

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Thank Mango B
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly I made a reservation and mistakenly picked the wrong date. Our guests arrived and were graciously seated without a reservation. When we arrived I realized that I had made the mistake. The waitress was so kind and understanding and accommodated us none the less. The service was incredible, thank you and the food all round was amazing. Thank you... More 

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Thank Leos403mcm
Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Niko's Bistro with another couple , we listened to the waiter and went along with his recommendations, great wine to start followed with bruschetta and some special bread then there was the squid which was fresh and delicious. The steak and pasta we're awesome and we all agreed it was worth another trip to come back and... More 

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Thank Rick M
Calgary
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We have been going to this restaurant for about 5+ years and now it's our usual birthday, anniversary, etc spot. Niko is a true gem and takes pride in the quality of his food and service. This is our favourite restaurant. The calamari is a must, but all of the good is consistently wonderful. Thanks Niko (and daughter and staff)... More 

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Thank CalgaryMoMo
Calgary
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Have now eaten lunch here twice and supper once. All three times the food and service was great. A great place for lunch especially.

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Thank Sheldar
Calgary, Canada
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is the best Italian restaurant in calgary and my girlfriend and I come here very often. The staff is extremely friendly and niko checks on you multiple times. Huge fan

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Thank hoohooyyc
Calgary , Canada
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Met with a Friend who lives in the Area for Lunch. Nice clean place. Friendly Service and for once we found a place where the music did not drown out the conversation. Nice menu, good prices and the Food was delicious. We had such a good time , that 2 hours went by in a Heartbeat. Nice bottle of red... More 

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Thank duslbeck
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We ate here with another couple who highly recommended it. The restaurant was intimate but a little loud. The staff were awesome and the food was delicious. We all tried something different and no one had any complaints. I will be returning as it is a close drive from home.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1241 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    (12th St NW)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Hillurst
  • Neighbourhood: Hillurst
  • Phone Number: +1 403-270-0082

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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?