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Nellie's on Kensington

#1,093 of 3,083 Restaurants in Calgary
1414 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1Y4, Canada
+1 403-270-0173
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible7%
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Canadian, Diner
1414 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1Y4, Canada
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Visited Nellies twice while in Calgary. Friendly family style restaurant and service. Had four different breakfast items from ham and eggs to omelet. Nothing was outstanding but all dishes were prepared as described and arrive hot. Portions are very adequate, an generally large. Would return...More

Thank bigH4810
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We went for brunch around noon on a Sunday and there was no line which was nice. But it did take a long time for our food to come probably around an hour. Nice big portions but really average food. The tuna melts were cold...More

Thank Allinmi
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We had a very adequate breakfast at Nellies ... that left us feeling quite full if not completely satisfied !! We ordered Huevos Rancheros. The eggs were cooked perfectly , but there was very little that would remind one of the traditional Mexican style breakfast....More

Thank Check-My-Bucket-List
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I had the eggs Bennie with AVOCADO. It came with guacamole. Yes there is avacodo in guacamole. There is also tomatoes in ketchup. If I had ordered the tomatoes would I have gotten ketchup instead? Won't be back.

Thank Ingrid T
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Great food great people Hipster place..neat decorating...unmatched cups...great wallcolour and paintings Love it Huge servings for breakfast real potatoes cut up and fried ...burrito was really good All meals came out of the kitchen looking amazing These people are passionate and love their jobs

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Good food, friendly staff. This place is homely and comforting. We ate there for a Saturday brunch and would certainly recommend.

Thank Trish E
Reviewed 2 June 2017

A great, neat place to fulfill all your brunch needs! Nothing fancy, just wholesome homecooked food! A definite for great service, neat cutlery, and a nice affordable meal!! A must go!

Thank Lana S
Reviewed 26 March 2017

forgetable, scrambled eggs were lousy, pancakes tasted like they were from a box, juice was over priced for tasting like minute maid, plastic table coverings had food underneath them, the seats looked they haven't been cleaned in ages. Overall, save your 30 bucks. Waste of...More

Thank jenl364
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

A Calgary traditional. . Fantastic breakfast and lunch place. .. genorous portions at reasonable prices. Daily specials. .. limited parking. .. weekend line ups but worth the wait. Staff friendly, family friendly, budget friendly.

Thank Phillip G
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Very nice and very very friendly restaurant in a good neighborhood atmosphere ...GREAT coffe and a lot of it...very - maybe - too big portions...but all in all thank you :-)

Thank Gert K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1414 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1Y4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Hillurst
  • Neighbourhood: Hillurst
  • Phone Number: +1 403-270-0173
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