We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Nellies on Kensington

Canadian, Cafe, Diner
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1414 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-270-0173
07:00 - 15:30
Closed now
See all hours
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 15:00
Thu - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 32: English reviews
Mississauga, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 money and calorie consumption!! IF you want something fast and cheap with no frills. then... More 

Thank jenl364
Level Contributor
93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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
Odense, Denmark
Level Contributor
310 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
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
Level Contributor
91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Another great experience at this Nellies. Breakfast was great for both myself and my guest. Menu has a great selection with so many choices. Coffee's good too! Service was outstanding, and the coffee kept flowing through a long conversation after we'd finished our breakfast. Would recommend this restaurant to all!

Thank billmI5711KQ
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
119 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Dropped in here on a Friday morning, it wasn't busy, so no trouble getting a table. Wife's had the breakfast burrito, and I had the two egg plate. Food cooked well, my over easy eggs were done perfectly. Service was quick and cheerful. Parking lot is quite small and started with other business, so on a busy day you may... More 

1 Thank Calgary_guy_yyc
Smithers, B.C.
Level Contributor
275 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

This chain has its ups and downs. A few years ago this place was excellent. My meal here was not so hot: my order was wrong in 2 respects. The washroom was grubby and there were no paper towels in the washroom.

Thank RonTSmithers_B_C_
Venice, Italy
Level Contributor
126 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2014

We went there for lunch, I ordered a burrito with extra bacon and I loved it. It was very stuffed with things, on the dish there was also fruit, potatoes and a small cake. The place it very old style. Ther service was fast but there weren't many people inside.

Thank Enrico268
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Blueberry pancakes. That's what you need to order here. They're amazing. The place is small, diner-like, a bit crowded ... the blueberry pancakes make up for any wait, any noise, anything.

Thank HMDS604
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Had a horrific experience with the service in this place, food didn't come out for over an hour and orders where incorrect

Thank John Q
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2014 via mobile

Had the traditional scrambled eggs with hash browns and toast. Toast not toasted and obviously had been sitting for awhile as was mushy, hash browns cold and burnt. My husband had nellies hash and his was better but same problem with hash browns. Coffee unfortunately quite weak so overall would not recommend.

Thank 56003Butler4

Travellers who viewed Nellies on Kensington also viewed

Calgary, Alberta

Been to Nellies on Kensington? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1414 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Hillurst
  • Neighbourhood: Hillurst
  • Phone Number: +1 403-270-0173

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Nellies on Kensington staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?