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Blue Star Diner

809 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 0C2, Canada
403-261-9998
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (35 reviews)
“burger” (43 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
809 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 0C2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 256 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An associate & I had an unplanned lunch here. I had the dairy burger with sweet potato fries. Service was friendly & helpful. It was a decent burger. The breakfast items appeared to be the most popular.

Thank Glen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read some great reviews on Tripadvisor about the Blue Star Diner so my husband and I decided to try it out while we were in Calgary. The place is small and very busy (we were there on a Saturday). Our names were taken when we...More

Thank MMaceachern1
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Three of us had dinner at Blue Star Diner midweek. The place is small, homey, buzzing and feels fun. Servers are polite, friendly and efficient. Different days have different specialities, and we were there on burger-and-beer day. The restaurant offers delicious vegan items including a...More

Thank bcsanders
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We had supper there on friends recommendation as they are frequent visitors. The menu has enough variety covering most tastes including vegetarian fare. I can recommend the brisket, delicious! They have a nice selection of wines as well as the other spirits and beers. We...More

Thank photogs2
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We went for Sunday brunch and this place was busy! We didn't know you could put your name on the list online before heading here, but it was only about a 30 minute wait and we wandered around and had a nice lookout point of...More

Thank natara11
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Always a great brunch spot, though expect it to be busy. Great selection of brunch dishes and interesting cocktails. Try the brisket!

Thank Grinndle
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Dropped in for an amazing breakfast! Service was good, ceasers & Grizzly Paw sodas were delicious! Most of our table of 6 opted for Eggs Benny, the hollandaise was quite nice, and homemade. My boyfriend had the fried chicken, was a little underwhelming & over...More

Thank theblondechef
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I have frequented this spot several times usually at the urging of my wife as she loves the (vegetarian) eggs Benedict here. I usually default to the burger which is good but I can get a decent burger elsewhere for much less than the $15...More

Thank Chip-the-tourist
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Just wanting to recognize the Blue Star as a great consistent option for lunch and casual dinners. The atmosphere is welcoming and friendly and the food is fresh, tasty with unique twists on familiar foods. A good homemade burger is always a hit and there...More

Thank ValerieSpeer
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

This was a fantastic dining experience. Excellent service and the food is top notch. Local ingredients in their burgers and great portion size. We came on Wednesday not knowing it was burger night. $20 for a burger and beer. Worth every penny! Will be sure...More

Thank Devin Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 809 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 0C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: 403-261-9998
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