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The Living Room

#186 of 2,978 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
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514 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B1, Canada
+1 403-228-9830
17:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
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105 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

My son wanted to have fondue for his birthday and we went there with the family. It was a good experience. Both the cheese and chocolate fondues were good and our waiter was very nice. It is more a couple or happy hour restaurant but worked well for the family also. Bit expensive.

Thank guil
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We come here every time we visit Calgary. Friendly staff who remember us by name and always quick on serving up some drinks! The food is tasty and good to either share or have your own plate. Highly recommend the Shaft drinks, a wonderfully refreshing iced coffee drink with kaluha and milk (or if you're lactose free they have almond... More 

Thank Dann C
Calgary, Canada
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144 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We tried this restaurant during Big taste week and it did not disappoint. We'd enjoyed oysters, Beef Tartare (hand chopped into small pieces so presentation was a little different than expected), Beet salad, Pear salad, Trout and Beef Ragu. Food and wine - excellent. Service: top notch friendly, attentive and welcoming. All of us can't wait to go back again... More 

Thank AlbertaCanadafamily
Edmonton, Canada
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My first visit to the Living Room did not disappoint! I was there to enjoy either a 3 course or 5 course meal as part of dining week in Calgary. I chose the 5 course meal of course, wanting to try the delicious foods and was not disappointed! Everything was cooked to perfection and served picture perfect. The staff there... More 

Thank mistygrayeyes
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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215 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is a great restaurant on good shopping street. There is an inside and outside area. The food is superb and beautifully presented. The staff could not have been nicer. Don't miss this at least for lunch.

Thank rivermom1
Newmarket, Canada
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We happened upon this restaurant walking around our first night out in Calgary. We ate on the patio, so didn't see the inside at all. From the beginning our waiter was friendly, funny and so accommodating. He made great suggestions (we tried the fondue!) and was also able to ask the chef to make me something off menu. I'm a... More 

Thank Chillie73
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

4 of us went here for a birthday dinner and it was not bad, not out of this world but not bad. The roasted chicken was really good but the beef flank was not great. For the price it should have been better food. Bottle of wine was $55 as well. Don't think I would go back

Thank Daysdream
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had the occasion to host some new residents in Calgary at one of our favourite old haunts...The Living Room. It's been there for almost 16 years and has consistently been a great place to eat. However, their head chef recently left and they have a new chef who has brought new idea's to a great place and the results... More 

Thank CaptDrLarry
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The patio is really nice with 2 fire places. The service was great and the food was average. For the price I was expecting a little better food.

Thank Michael S
Level Contributor
71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I am been around in Calgary for my holiday and this is definitely the best restaurant I've tried! Incredibly good quality of food! Service impeccable, actually the waiter really made our days with his friendly attitude! Just listen to him, his suggestions are great ! Wine affordable and an estensive wine list as well! If you don't know this place,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-228-9830

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?