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River Cafe

₹₹₹₹, , Vegetarian Friendly
25 Prince's Island Pk SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R1, Canada
+1 403-261-7670
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (95 reviews)
“red lentil” (12 reviews)
“bison” (40 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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25 Prince's Island Pk SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 859 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came to the city for a work trip and had dinner. Got very sick from the sturgeon special and was up the whole night. This meal took a toll on me health wise and I reported it to management. The ambience in the restaurant was...More

Thank Shellycurly
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were most impressed with this little cafe in Prince Island Park. We had no booking, but were warmly welcomed and seated outside with a lovely view of the river. We both chose the top Alberta beef meal, which came beautifully presented and cooked to...More

Thank OpaMarnie
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I attended the River Cafe for a nice anniversary dinner one evening. Thought it would be nice to try a different high end restaurant in Calgary and the River Cafe is always talked about in the office. Both my wife and I...More

Thank davidnicholsonshawca
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely atmosphere inside the cafe. Full of snow shoes, hide lampshade, old canoes as decor. The staff were attentive and friendly . Food was good and hot. Bit on the expensive side for brunch but would definately recommend a visit. Glad we had prebooked though

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a stroll in Prince's Island Park and went to this destination restaurant for a 4:00 late lunch meal. The decor is cool, fireplace cracking with a nice bar, and the food we got was excellent. Our waiter was fabulous. We had sparkling wine...More

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Princes Island and the River Cafe were a little paradise for me. The temperature was very warm for mid-September and it was delightful to walk by the still, lush flower beds towards the River Cafe. Personally I loved the decor of this Restaurant. Warm, very...More

Thank France B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I joined a girlfriend for Sunday brunch by train. Nice walk through the park, watched the ducks. Food good, nice outdoor table. Clean washrooms, whole place had a buzz of happy clients. Server attentive with good suggestions. A thoroughly enjoyable moment....would go...More

Thank Camphouseone
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here a couple times this summer and really enjoyed the environment. The restaurant as an earthy feel and is surrounded by trees and green. From the patio there is a nice view of the river and it is away from all traffic...More

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The River Cafe is a wonderful Calgary location. Food was delicious, farm fresh, and beautiful. Service was lovely and the location divine. Was a perfect date night.

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I lived just across the Bow when I took a date here for dinner. I had the bison filet green beans and the freshest beets I have ever had. The River Cafe is a popular high end fine dining restaurant of just the freshest

Thank jebiv1
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Kevin M
16 September 2016|
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Response from notKHinC | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kevin I think this question / concern was misdirected. I am not Kasey, and my review of the River Cafe was 5 star - it was an excellent evening. Best regards, Kelly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 104
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Prince's Island Pk SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northwest Calgary
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-261-7670
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