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La Brezza Ristorante

990 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8J3, Canada
+1 403-262-6230
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“la brezza” (246 reviews)
“bruschetta” (86 reviews)
“veal” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
990 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8J3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 786 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have heard about the Brezza but never had the chance finally went over to try. It was a great surprise the waiter was very helpful and good. Since it was our first time he recommended a few plates and we decided to let him...More

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always quality food and great service. Great place to go for a special occasion or just for an evening out with friends or family.

Thank Pierie D
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went for dinner and loved it! We got the carbonara and some kind of spicy spaghetti. Both were amazing! The service was excellent. It is in a funky house, but don't let that scare you because it is seriously so good!

Thank Brooke S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We have been enjoying this wonderful family restaurant for over 25 years. Excellent Italian Food at a reasonable price. Fresh Fresh Fresh! Highly recommend this gem in Bridgeland neighbourhood. You will not be disappointed.

1  Thank Gerald T
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I never had the opportunity to meet the original owner who passed away a few years ago, but I know he would be proud of how the place continues to serve good food and provide good service. I would definitely recommend it!

Thank jlyn999
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We decided to go to this restaurant based on other reviews and we were very happy with our decision. The staff were very pleasant and the food was outstanding. We highly recommend this restaurant. We will return!

Thank CalgaryHappycamper
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to la Brezza and will be our last. The service was not great. I had to ask for lemon for my ice water 3 times and twice for balsamic vinegar and olive oil for my bread. We ordered the lunch...More

1  Thank Chris E
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Cute place, intimate and cozy. Great date night spot. The food is top notch, definitely in the top of my list of Italian places

Thank NicoleCochrane
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I had business guests in from the US. One of them is Italian and considers himself to be an aficionado when it comes to Italian food. We were surprised that the restaurant was not more fully booked, but our waiter explained that it had been...More

Thank GPaCalgary
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Service was good. The waiter was friendly and helpful. We were a small group, there for a catch up visit. We weren't rushed at all. The real star of the evening was the food. We had the cannelloni and the carbonara, both highly recommended by...More

Thank Bill D
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itsmetwo
Hello, July 27th, 2016 looking of having approximately 25 guests celebrating a wedding anniversary of 20 years. This will be a surprise party for my awesome husband. If I was to absorb cost of meals for our guests approximately what would be the average cost? Second can you accommodate a large party? Thank you, Kat McLane
13 May 2016|
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Response from CassO15 | Reviewed this property |
Another terrific one to check would be Villa Firenza, the food is amazing and their restaurant is sort of separated so you could book of one entire half. Absolutely one of the best Italian places around. It's right off... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$28 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 990 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8J3, Canada
    (1st Ave & 9th St NE)
  • Public Transportation: Bus #9 stops next to our restaurant. C-Train, Bridgeland/Memorial
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-262-6230
Description
La Brezza, meaning ocean breeze, is considered to be one of Calgary's finest Italian restaurants. Opened in 1987 and still in its original location - once the owners house, La Brezza continues to offer an elegantly simple Italian cuisine, emphasizing traditional home-cooked goodness.

You can enjoy a satisfying lunch and dinner menu with daily specials and you can even indulge on Sundays as we are one of the few local restaurants open 7 days a week. We pride ourselves in offering great food, great service, and a warm, relaxed atmosphere. See you soon!
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