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River Cafe

) #10 of 3,053 Restaurants in Calgary ₹₹₹₹ , , Vegetarian Friendly
25 Prince's Island Pk SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R1, Canada
+1 403-261-7670
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (85 reviews)
“red lentil” (12 reviews)
“wild game” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
25 Prince's Island Pk SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R1, Canada
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231 - 240 of 831 reviews

Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We celebrated a wedding here complete with outside service. Champagne and wonderful appetisers were passed around. The waiters were very attentive and knowledgable about the food choices. The entire staff were nice and fun. The restaurant itself is situated within a nice park. The food...More

Thank FrexicanJoseph
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

A great spot for a special occasion. River Cafe offers secluded, relaxed fine dinning steps out of the downtown core. See if you can request a window seat as it provides great park views. We had the duck and the bison and it was delicious....More

Thank Marc D
Reviewed 28 May 2016

River café, located at Prince’s Island park, I have been here for my special occasion. Initially I thought of it might be a normal seafood restaurant but I was completely amazed with the ambiance of the restaurant. This has got a very antic look and...More

Thank Pranshu_Food_Lover
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The location is magical in every season. This is our restaurant for "special occasions". I spent there many birthdays which happen to be in the summer so I could enjoy their beautiful patio. Their menu is quite interesting, not the typical restaurant choices. So you...More

Thank Kaylight11
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Great setting with lovely walk through the park to get to it. Loved the decor and ambience- relaxed summer dining. Good food and service to match well worth a visit.

Thank Anderson17
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The river café is a delightful place. The presentation is excellent and the menu is designed to tickle your pallet. If your visit in Calgary it is definitely worth your time.

Thank Soroush S
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We visited this restaurant, close to Christmas for a family brunch. We had made reservations due to there being 8 of us and we were fortunate to be seated in front of the cozy fireplace. The service was great and the food was delicious. The...More

Thank Grant F
Reviewed 6 May 2016

The setting is incredible but be aware if you are prone to seasonal allergies. It is expensive here so consider the early bird dinner that runs sometime between 4-5pm.

Thank Chr15t1n3
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This restaurant couldn't have a better location. It has always been a beautiful treat and consistently great - service, food, ambiance. You'll notice I used past tense here. I'm not sure if the management has changed since my last visit (2015) but it's just not...More

3  Thank Kendra D
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

I dined here on Tuesday May 3rd for a late lunch. We ended up having the fish and game board with 2-3 cocktails/beers each. The appetizer was delicious and unique. As for the selection of local beers which are priced very fairly. It was a...More

1  Thank Andrew O
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 104
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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