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1241 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P8, Canada
+1 403-270-0082
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“apple strudel” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1241 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Group of seven of us met for a "catch up" dinner. From the moment we entered the restaurant we were welcomed, seated and the service was attentive for the entire evening. My dinner selection - Vitello Marsala - was very tasty, hot and delicious. Wonderful...More

Thank Mae B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Niko's is located in the busy Kensington area. After 6 PM parking is free....but the stalls fill up fast. There are a few designated spots behind the restaurant; turn into the alley just east of Niko's on the south side of Kensington Road. We were...More

Thank donnyawesome
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well done Niko, in a difficult business they've managed to build an interesting menu, featuring excellent food, and delivered with a friendly familian manner. Excellent.

Thank d-milne_writer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Niko's the other day and needed to get to a show. We were worried about time but the waiter was very adamant and funny that we would be there on time. He was more than true to his word and really entertaining...More

Thank gajgmusic
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The name is Niko's Bistro but this is a local neighborhood Italian trattoria, not a French bistro. The cooking is more Northern Italian in style and the dishes are good and fairly priced, just a reliable local restaurant should be. The service was slow until...More

Thank Bowness6
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Really enjoyed our first time here, Staff were excellent, food was fantastic and dessert, holy Cow out of this world, will be back many time in the near future.!

1  Thank Vancouverraised
Reviewed 19 September 2017

When the food is perfect, the service unobtrusive, and ambiance cozy a meal is more than sitting down to eat; it becomes about sharing an experience with your fellow diner(s). I've been to this little Italian restaurant a couple of times before, but hadn't been...More

Thank dreataylor
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

With friends coming into town for an anniversary dinner, I was looking for a restaurant that was within walking distance of downtown, and somewhere that was open on a Monday night. Good reviews throughout the web had me make an online reso at Niko' s,...More

Thank tracidodge
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Intimate small bistro with excellent food and service. Wow to the Marsala sauce on my veal ... a rich unique Marsala that made the meal. We had a winner creme Carmel for dessert making it certain that we'll be back here again and again. Parking...More

Thank Wild_Radek
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Went for dinner Friday night, loved he antipasto platter and the stratatella soup, the pasta dishes were good but nothing fantastic. the wine nice and the service good and friendly. They made a mistake and charged a 43 dollar bottle of wine to us and...More

Thank 573suzel
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Questions & Answers
2 March 2017|
Response from Karin C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Pretty sure I saw gluten free on the menu.
yolanda a
6 July 2016|
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Response from YYCepicurious | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant does not have a children's menu and would be suitable for older, mature children only.
24 February 2015|
Response from Ruth G |
This is a restaurant, not an accommodation,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1241 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P8, Canada
    (12th St NW)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Hillurst
  • Neighbourhood: Hillurst
  • Phone Number: +1 403-270-0082
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