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Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria

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105-2303 4 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 2S7, Canada
+1 403-455-3839
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Calgary, Canada
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114 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I went there after a walk around Mission district, had my favorite Margareta, with 7-UP and Dolce and Ice Cream. Bananas Caramelized, This was good for me as I am a diabetic and needed some sweets and it sure worked, and had to be good and ready for me in minutes. It was made just like I like it with... More 

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North America
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198 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We have eaten at a number of Famoso locations and the food is consistently good as is the service. My only complaint is the menu is very small font with grey writing so it is really hard to read if you are not young and hip (but old and a hippie). Also the prices are a bit deceptive in an... More 

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Thank suitscase
Calgary, Canada
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276 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I like all pizza. Thin crust in my mind needs to be crispy. The pizza hear has soggy pizza, ok tomato sauce that lacks any zing and sparse toppings. Pretty pricy for what you get. The best part was the service.

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Thank Gibber1968
toronto
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311 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Famoso on 4th St, serves mostly pizzas and other Italian eats. The joint was very quiet with two occupied tables. My son, husband and I shared 2 pizzas, Cavaletti and Quattro Formagia, both came in an instant freshly baked however the taste was lacking, they were a tad bland. The service was fast and furious and couteous. Famoso is just... More 

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Thank connie l
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

When this pizzeria first opened the ambiance, service and food was wonderful. The lights were dimmed to a comfortable evening glow, the service was prompt and very friendly and the food was delicious and consistent. I had not been in a while and decided to go the other night. I'm not sure what has happened to this restaurant. Maybe it... More 

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Thank Jabe16
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The pizza was horrible. There was a lot of liquid on and under the crust. The whole thing was a soggy mess. It was like pizza dough in soup.

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Thank Henry W
Calgary
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168 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Always great service and awesome pizza. Ok so it's not your thick sliced pizza but it sure is tasty. I find this is a wonderful place to bring friends as it's reasonably priced and the ambiance is just so hip and fresh

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Thank CJDFNS
Street, Somerset
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Ordered two pizzas for takeout. Very nice, well cooked and good value. Friendly staff. Good beer choice too. Had to sample a couple while the pizza was being cooked.

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Thank rustcollector
Calgary, AB
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108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Had used Yelp and o help me narrow down my numerous options around me (first mistake). Famoso seems to have good ratings, decent looking pizza and a lunch special that appealed to me. First disappointment was there was only inside seating. I got over this quickly. Decided to stay with the ~$12 lunch special. Ordered a... More 

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Thank ratnrol
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11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

The staff were friendly and the atmosphere was nice but the food was not great. Pizza dough was undercooked and ruined the taste of the pizza.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105-2303 4 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 2S7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-455-3839
Description
Famoso is a casual pizzeria serving authentic Neapolitan pizzas made with high quality ingredients in a domed Italian oven. Ideal for a quick lunch or a night out. Enjoy with wine, cocktails and beer.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?