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Blue Star Diner

#16 of 2,944 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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809 1 Avenue NE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
403-261-9998
Today
08:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 08:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Calgary
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were lucky enough to have a table right away. Delicious menu so it was hard to narrow down a brunch type meal. Ordered the breakfast burrito with chicken sausage. The order was so large, had to take 1/2 home. This is my 6th or 7th time here and it is so worth it. Most of the items on the... More 

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Thank Gail F
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to go for lunch or breakfast on bridgeland, food is fresh and they use lots of local products which is awesome, service is always great. Love the coffee, I always get the mex style omelette which is very yummy.

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Thank Amanda P
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was there for Saturday morning breakfast before going to Banff for the day it was worth wondering into the city of Calgary for Blue Star Diner I will be coming back for future meal while visiting Calgary...

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Thank Remi F
Brighton, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been recommended this diner by our friend's son, it's very popular at 10am on new years day (we popped down the road for a wander as they messaged when our table was free) you can't book which is understandable with such a popular and friendly diner, it's not a huge place so be prepared to wait. But it's... More 

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Thank JSDrake
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been several times for breakfast/brunch. The food is always top notch - fresh ingredient made to order - and the service has always been great and super friendly. I especially like the juevos rancheros. We've never felt rushed and always leave well fed and caffeinated. 🙂

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Thank Wayne L
Lethbridge, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us had a great meal, service was good. Relaxed atmosphere. Friendly staff low background music, some of which bordered on irritating. My companions didn't even notice it. A thumping techno pop beat, not my bag.

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Thank Sjoerd S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been for breakfast a few times always fabulous. Lunch is just as fabulous. Great little place excellent food service and atmosphere

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Thank wowcacao
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's not always easy to get in. But the food is worth the wait! I have been here many times and it's always good!

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Thank Angela S
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92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

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 

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Thank Leslie O
Regina, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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?