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“Excellent Food, Excellent Service, Personal Touch”

La Brezza Ristorante
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Ranked #19 of 3,756 Restaurants in Calgary
Price range: US$ 28 - US$ 30
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 1st Ave & 9th St NE
Transit: Bus #9 stops next to our restaurant. C-Train, Bridgeland/Memorial
Description: La Brezza, meaning ocean breeze, is considered to be one of Calgary's finest Italian restaurants. Opened in 1987 and still in its original location - once the owners house, La Brezza continues to offer an elegantly simple Italian cuisine, emphasizing traditional home-cooked goodness. You can enjoy a satisfying lunch and dinner menu with daily specials and you can even indulge on Sundays as we are one of the few local restaurants open 7 days a week. We pride ourselves in offering great food, great service, and a warm, relaxed atmosphere. See you soon!
Reviewed 28 March 2012

The quality of the food at this restaurant is superb. The pasta is homemade, the calamari is sensational (lovely tomatoe flavours with some zip), the bruschetta makes us almost ruin our appetite for dinner everytime; and Marco Abdi is a pleasure. He is the owner of this friendly establishment and he always makes an effort to personally come to your table and see how you are doing.
We were there tonight for my birthday, he came and had a coffee with us and some good conversation.
This is what more restaurants should aspire to be. The kind of warm friendly place, where you don't feel like you are being rushed out the door so the next "Cheque" can take your place. They do not make restaurants like this very often anymore and it is a real treat and wondeful dining experience when you eat here.

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Reviewed 27 March 2012

This restaurant is very cozy and located in a small house, you feel you are in Italy. Momma Angela was cooking, she sure knows how to prepare superb food. The special of the day was a large meal, we
really appreciated that they let us share the order. We started off with Bruchetta, then we had the Minestrone soup. It was the best we ever had, all fresh vegetables and so tasty without being salty. Then we had the spaghetti and meat balls, perfectly cooked and we loved the sauce and the meatballs were filled with mozarella cheese. Mamma Mia, sooo good! We will definately go back soon and highly recommend this restaurant for any special occasion or when you need a real Italian treat!

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Reviewed 27 March 2012

Great food and very cozy atmosphere. Great place in NE Calgary. We were a large company and spent a lively time there over several courses.

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Reviewed 27 March 2012

This evening we were treated to a terrific Italian feast at La Brezza. The bruschetta was rich and nicely garlicky, the antipasto platter was very flavorful with sausage, eggplant and squid down to perfection, my gluten-free pasta dish was to die for but by the time the meat dish came I was far to full to fully appreciate the efforts made to make a gluten-free chicken meal for me. It looked tasty but .... The staff was very attentive and Mr Abdi was most gracious and entertaining. I don't know why it has taken us so long to have a meal at La Brezza, but it won't be our last - for sure!

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Marco A, Owner at La Brezza Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2012

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your busy schedule to write a review about La Brezza Ristorante.

25 years in business has taught me the value of feedback and nobody knows my business better than the customers i love. Thank you very much for your kind words.

We are honoured that you came to La Brezza and we look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Have a wonderful day.

Marco

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Reviewed 26 March 2012

One of the cornerstone Ital spots in Little Italy. Entertaining service and very good food.

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