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Blue Star Diner

#17 of 2,912 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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809 1 Avenue NE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
08:00 - 22:00
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All hours
Sun - Wed 08:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I sent to Blue Star Diner for a healthy late afternoon meal. I ordered the salad with a grilled chicken breast. Delicious. My daughter ordered the chili and we both had the gluten-free bun/bread. They put a large bottle of water on your table and I like that. Service was friendly and efficient. We left feeling satisfied... More 

Thank Leslie O
Regina, Canada
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small quaint place is a hidden gem for brunch! Service was great, and for having a line up because it is small it certainly didn't take long and was worth the wait! The menu has great options and the food was delicious!Very happy someone told us about this place! Definitely will return when visiting Calgary again!

Thank margo s
Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little hole in the wall in Bridgeland is wonderful. The food is amazing. The service was fantastic and the ambiance is delightful. My suggestions would be to perhaps go around 11:30am or noon as it is VERY busy for breakfast. They do however give you a cup of coffee to enjoy while you wait, but again it is a... More 

Thank Kristi O
Winnipeg, Canada
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73 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Delicious! So glad we went! It's busy all the time which tells you a lot. The menu offered variety, and our meals were very tasty. Definitely worth going to!

1 Thank Karen D
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The food is fantastic: fresh and flavorful. The Huevos Rancheros is the best I have ever had. They make their own pickles and serve homemade jam with the toast. They serve an all day burger. My son loves the burger for breakfast. I love the buttermilk chicken burger for lunch or dinner... my sauce is fabulous. Warning: prepare to wait... More 

Thank cathy b
Fort Nelson, Canada
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The food and staff here are top-notch! The last time we went I had the pulled pork hash and my husband had the eggs benny and both were delicious and filling. The atmosphere was upbeat and fun, the decor is nice, and the whole place was super clean. We WILL be back when we are back in town.

Thank Nicole V
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is one of my favourite breakfast spots. I have tried many items on the menu and they are all winners :)

Thank Amy E
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Blue Star Diner is a classic setting with classic food. The Huevos Rancheros is something I literally dream about, it's so good. The eggs benny is also to die for. They do takeout on weekends, which is nice since neither OEB or Diner Deluxe seem to do that. Great place!

Thank Kelsey L
Alberta, Canada
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We had supper here while visiting Calgary, after reading the recommendations on TripAdvisor, and were not disappointed. Friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive service and great food. Each person at our table enjoyed what they ordered. A twist on ingredients in what could be ordinary diner fare adds the extraordinary flare. Will plan to return.

Thank Altamom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and great service. Would recommend the huevos rancheros and blue star burrito. Not the cheapest but it's worth the money as it's such good quality food.

Thank loopylozza89

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 809 1 Avenue NE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: 403-261-9998

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?