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Galaxie Diner

#110 of 3,064 Restaurants in Calgary}
$$ - $$$American, ,
1413 11 St SW | Calgary, AB, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1G7, Canada
+1 403-228-0001
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“hash browns” (11 reviews)
“french toast” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Diner, Canadian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
1413 11 St SW | Calgary, AB, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1G7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great little traditional Diner, even had HP sauce to go with the eggs, bacon and hash browns. We went late morning on a Monday so no waiting for a table and served quickly.

Thank WillC78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only had one day in Calgary and chose to dine here for Sunday breakfast - we made the right choice! We luckily got a seat at the bar straight away which was a great place to watch the chefs in action. The food may...More

Thank David Y
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Tasty breakfast in a small venue. Has a nice old school atmosphere. Diner bar is great for singles stopping for breakfast. Very attentive staff. Thanks for a good breakfast.

Thank soniaunderwood
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Fun retro style diner with a cool vibe. The food is basic but good portions and well done. Prices maybe a bit high but would definitely return. Suggest getting their early to avoid disappointment

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I have been trying to write some reviews since I moved to Calgary, however it appears that I'm about to. First of all I really like the location, it's very near to 17th street. If you live in downtown area, or if you're checking in...More

Thank Asem A
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We were looking for a quick breakfast on a Monday morning and came across Galaxie. What a great find! The diner wasn't crowded -- but still a few full tables. We had the basic bacon and egg breakfast with coffee. Eggs and bacon were both...More

Thank Altius10
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Good basic food, eggs, bacon, hash browns, toasts, and coffee, etc... Cozy interior, like in an old train car/old fashion greasy spoon. Unfortunately the place is getting insanely expansive, easy $40 for two. Bottomless coffee is a bonus. Crowded on Saturday mornings, come before 8:30...More

Thank mzdd192
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Huge portion sizes. Food was fantastic. Was very busy when we went but quick turnaround time, well worth the wait. Great atmosphere.

Thank Trevor B
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious giant portions. Quaint atmosphere. Reasonable prices for the amount of food on the plate! We were here for breakfast but I would love to try their lunch menu too. Real milkshakes!

Thank Gillian C
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

It's basically a hole-in-the-wall type of restaurant. But don't be fooled, the food is simple and decent. Service was quick and friendly even though they were busy. It was a bit pricey, though.

Thank CJDFNS
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16
Cuisine
American, Diner, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1413 11 St SW | Calgary, AB, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1G7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Beltline
  • Neighbourhood: Beltline
  • Phone Number: +1 403-228-0001
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Description
The Galaxie recalls classic diners of the 1940s, with cooks grilling and plating in an open kitchen and patrons seated at vintage wooden booths. When it's busy, which is most of the time, a line for seats extends out the front door. The diner has become as much a local gathering place as a breakfast joint. We specialize in feeding friends, families, and hangovers.
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