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Alloy

#67 of 2,912 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Alyth - Bonnybrook - Manchester
Canadian, Seafood
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220 42 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1Y4, Canada (42 Ave. and Macleod Trail)
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17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Canada
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A cool Reno on a commercial building in a out of the way spot. Great food, diverse menu and excellent service. Try the truffle gnocchi as an appetizer. Really tasty.

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Thank steven660
Calgary, Canada
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is trying to be something better than what it is. The ambiance is faux trendy. The food was bland. The scallops were only seared on one side and tasteless. The risotto was tasteless. The short ribs were good. But maybe a 5 out of 10. The service overall was attentive but it took a long time to get... More 

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Thank FlintyDoughy
calgary
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607 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ambiance is exactly the same--warm and delightful! Reception enthusiastic.. Took a long time for our pre-dinner cocktails. Cauliflower soup was nice and hot, small portion, and a bit tasteless. Albacore tuna was the special, and excellent. Chicken and the arctic char---very flavourful. Salads--very fresh! Wines were exquisite(one bottle corked), and We finished with ports. The outstanding weak-link was certainly our... More 

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Thank alan a
Calgary, Canada
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144 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe it's the 1/2 price wine talking, but their 9th Anniversary dinner was the best meal we had here. Every course was great, well presented and of appropriate size. The pork belly was my particular favourite, but it was all superb.

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Thank Vladimir1968
Edmonton, Canada
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212 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As this was a pre-arranged menu, I cannot speak to the normal menu, but as a guest at a party of 50 or 60 people, I was very well-treated. The staff was all very efficient and worked their way around guests who were often in the pathways. The food was abundant and delicious from appetizers through soup, salad, entrée (for... More 

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Thank albertasn0wbird
Calgary, Canada
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144 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We branched out from our more "typical" dishes and perhaps that was a mistake. I had the romaine with calamari salad, pork belly and gnocchi and while it was all good, I cannot say I was inspired by my meal. The better half had the three-course tasting menu, and while the fried halumi second was great, the Scottish trout main... More 

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Thank Vladimir1968
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was awesome, atmosphere was really nice, simple table set-up. The food was tasty, everything was balance. Servers were very friendly. Even though it is a fine dining restaurant, they could definitely step up in their portions a bit more. We ordered the Argula Salad excluding the prosciutto ( do not eat pork) (best salad I honestly ever had),... More 

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Thank kwanekeyes
Calgary, Canada
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Enjoyed a very nice dinner last night with 2 others. Excellent service (perhaps a bit slow but we had lots of conversations to cover!). Excellent food, very good wine list and great atmosphere.

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Thank Sherpa1954
Canton, Ohio
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

food is superb service is excellent great atmosphere Overall a very satisfying experience Daily chef's special is always awesome

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Thank andymulvey51
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The halibut was dry, lacking flavor. Even adding hot sauce to it did not improve the taste. Beef tenderloin was okay; but nothing special. Beef tartare was sweet and spicy (the sauces were overpowering the taste of the actual beef). Lobster tempura- nothing special. Chocolate cake - hard, although the colour was dark, it wasn't rich chocolate feel. What stood... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Canadian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 42 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1Y4, Canada
    (42 Ave. and Macleod Trail)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Alyth - Bonnybrook - Manchester
  • Neighbourhood: Alyth - Bonnybrook - Manchester

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