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) #385 of 2,980 Restaurants in Calgary $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza
1147 Kensington Cres NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1X7, Canada
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good24%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
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“italian pizza” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
1147 Kensington Cres NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1X7, Canada
Neighbourhood: Hillurst
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited for an evening meal and were very pleased with our experience. The service was quick and our waitress was quite friendly. The salads and pizzas were very good and tasty with fresh ingredients. Prices were reasonable. Excellent selection of wines and many choices...More

Thank windswept361
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ordered two take away pizzas. bases were very chewy (think is was caused by moisture collecting in box and not being able to vent out). pizza wasnt sliced, not a problem if you are eating in the restaurant but a big issue if u have...More

Thank Glen B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Pulcinella for the first time while visiting family in Calgary. The restaurant is located in the Kensington area. The restaurant had a modern feel. You can watch the pizzas being made including staff spinning the dough. My brother in law ordered the calamari...More

Thank Tom7787
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place to catch up with a friend! Had a perfect glass of prosecco, best arancini in town (crispy fried basil leaf on top!!). Their pizzas are hand tossed, cooked in an open fire oven in the middle of the restaurant, served napoletano...More

Thank Andreea O
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Our first visit for an after dinner drink on a very cold night. The ambience is fantastic, warm with beautiful black and white backlit photos of Italy on the wall. The wood burning pizza oven makes the place feel so warm and inviting. The bar...More

Thank ColoradaninCalgary
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I went here to celebrate a special occasion with my dad and it was so good. We've been here a couple of times before as well. I had their gnocchi and it was totally delicious. I was hesitant to have pasta as it is primarily...More

1  Thank RandomGoldfish
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I haven't been to this place for a couple of years but I didn't expect the visit to go that badly. This used to be one of my favourite places but I haven't been there for a while since the parking isn't very convenient around...More

1  Thank vptrsh
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This place is known for their Napoletana Pizza, but since we only had one hour to enjoy a fast meal, we all opted for the pasta. We were amazed at how quickly our Gnocchi and Rigatoni dishes were served. And, they arrived piping hot. Very...More

Thank GPaCalgary
Reviewed 19 February 2017

While strolling through Kensington mid-afternoon, we decided to return to Pulcinella as it had been a couple of years since our last visit. The food and service had been great. It appears this has changed. Our server was friendly and efficient, however the food was...More

Thank CalgaryDukefan
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Had a lovely meal at Pulcinella. We started with an appetizer of fried calamari--very nice, crispy, with lots of lemony flavor. I had the gnocchi al pomodoro, which was excellent. it wasn't quite the same as the gnocchi alla Sorrentino that I once tried in...More

Thank DDTinConnecticut
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Kathryn E
do you have any gluten free options? we were given a gift card but myself and one of our children is celiac so wondering if there is anything safe for us or I should send my husband with my other child on a special date night.
14 November 2016|
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Response from Dave S | Reviewed this property |
Not certain but i think so - i would give them a call
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1147 Kensington Cres NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1X7, Canada
    (Kensington Road NW)
  • Public Transportation: Pulcinella is only a 10 minute walk from the Sunnyside C-train station, and there are many city buses which pass through this popular and lively area just outside of downtown Calgary.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Hillurst
  • Neighbourhood: Hillurst
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