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Rush Ocean Prime

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Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub
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100, 207 9th Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1K3, Canada (Formerly Rush) (1st Street)
+1 403-271-7874
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: A singular reflection of Alberta's signature hospitality, Rush Ocean...
A singular reflection of Alberta's signature hospitality, Rush Ocean Prime's downtown location occupies a large space in what was once Calgary's main post office, a magnificent building modernized. With a new look, new menu, and new attitude, the new Rush relaxes fine dining with a bold, brash and revolutionized offer. Rush aims to surprise guests with inventive globally inspired food from land to sea. Generous portions of steak and seafood are served up alongside sommelier selected wines and handcrafted cocktails. From the attentive service to the open, contemporary space, Rush sets the stage for special every-day encounters - whether it is a coveted spot in the intimate dining room or shared small plates and drinks in the lounge before a game.
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Visitor rating
  • 75
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Salmon

I recently went there for a lunch and learn. You usually wouldn't expect high quality food for such an event. But it turned out the food was amazing. The Salmon I had was the best ever. The place was nice and quiet. Service is pleasant as well. Parking plot is right across the street, definite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
Puding
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Calgary
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I recently went there for a lunch and learn. You usually wouldn't expect high quality food for such an event. But it turned out the food was amazing. The Salmon I had was the best ever. The place was nice and quiet. Service is pleasant as well. Parking plot is right across the street, definite a plus for a downtown... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

In town for Stampede, we wanted to get some seafood and this place looked great. They did not disappoint and we really liked how everything was decorated for Stampede. All the staff was dressed western, and they had country music on. Being that we are in Canada just for stampede, that really made us feel welcome. The service was really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

The Sea bass was excellent.....however the scallops and the short ribs were over cooked and nothing compared to lamb shanks. If we had both had the scallops and short ribs we would have been very disappointed. The fish entree made up for the other disappointment. I have to say although the server recommended the scallops and short ribs he did... More 

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Warrington, Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Sea food and Steak - a winning combination for us. Lovely food and excellent service. We were made to feel really welcome from the moment we walked on. A really lovely place for a nice meal.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Took my wife and her two sisters there for a Saturday evening dinner. Place was less than half full - and really lacked any atmosphere. The waiter we had was good but had too many tables - service was lacking but I'm not sure it's his fault. We started with green salads that had way too much dressing. (One of... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

A group of family gathered here to celebrate my nephew's university convocation. We had previously arranged to have the chef's menu with wine pairings and were very happy the both the meal and beverages served. We started our celebration with a glass of sparkling wine. After an amuse-bouche we were served a Kettle Valley rose with an heirloom tomato and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I got home today from work quite hungry, and my wife kindly offered me a simple tuna sandwich as a small snack before dinner. I happily accepted and as I was eating my sandwich, I reflected on last night's dinner at Rush Ocean Prime. In doing so, I came to the conclusion that the tuna sandwich (made from canned Costco... More 

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RushManager, General Manager at Rush Ocean Prime, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to reach out to us. My sincere apologies for your disappointing dining experience. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss your experience further. My email is holly@vintagegroup.ca. Feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience. More 

Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

There were 10 of us. Some of us got the express lunch ($25) which consisted of a soup or salad, duck confit thigh, and chocolate mint cake. Service was prompt and professional. The food was excellent. The other items on the menu looked good too. Hope to return soon.

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DustinM476, Manager at Rush Ocean Prime, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. I was happy to hear you enjoyed your experience at Rush Ocean Prime. Please don't hesitate to contact me directly at manager@rushoceanprime.com to make a reservation or book any larger groups. We look forward to having you as a guest again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I was here for a corporate function recently, and we had the upper level to ourselves coupled with a personalized menu. The manager and chef introduced the meal and facility to us, and we had wait staff to take care of us. I could go on for quite some time about this restaurant, but I will say just this: This... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My husband and I came here for dinner with our daughter and son-in-law, who had been here before. We were 30 minutes late for our reservation due to being stuck in traffic, but it was no problem. We were seated promptly, and given our menus right away. It was difficult to choose the meal, because the selection covered a lot... More 

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DustinM476, Manager at Rush Ocean Prime, responded to this review

Thanks for the fantastic review, I'm glad you enjoyed your meal at Rush Ocean Prime. Chef Casey Brien sources only top quality ingredients. Should you decide to dine with us again, please don't hesitate to email me directly at manager@rushoceanprime.com. We would love to make your evening extra special. More 

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Additional Information about Rush Ocean Prime

Address: 100, 207 9th Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1K3, Canada (Formerly Rush)
Phone Number: +1 403-271-7874
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 23 - 46
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100, 207 9th Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1K3, Canada (Formerly Rush)
    (1st Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-271-7874

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 46
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Large groups

Description

A singular reflection of Alberta's signature hospitality, Rush Ocean Prime's downtown location occupies a large space in what was once Calgary's main post office, a magnificent building modernized. With a new look, new menu, and new attitude, the new Rush relaxes fine dining with a bold, brash and revolutionized offer. Rush aims to surprise guests with inventive globally inspired food from land to sea. Generous portions of steak and seafood are served up alongside sommelier selected wines and handcrafted cocktails. From the attentive service to the open, contemporary space, Rush sets the stage for special every-day encounters - whether it is a coveted spot in the intimate dining room or shared small plates and drinks in the lounge before a game.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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