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Rush Ocean Prime

100, 207 9th Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1K3, Canada (Formerly Rush)
+1 403-271-7874
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Ranked #41 of 2,881 restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $28 - $56
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Bar
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 1st Street
Description: Very much like the city it resides in, Rush is the epitome of class and elegance with an approachable and welcoming spirit. Having won numerous local, national, and international awards, Rush’s casual approach to fine dining is an innovator in the industry. Whether you are enjoying shareable appetizers in the lounge or embarking on a seven-course meal in the intimate dining room, Chef Ray Bear has developed a menu that is creative, innovative, and yet refreshingly approachable in it’s elegance. With his modern Canadian cuisine paired with the passion and professionalism of the staff, Rush is the destination for wining and dining in Calgary. Whether it is before or after dinner or a destination all its own, Rush Lounge is the perfect spot to complete your evening. Whatever brings you in to Rush; the menu, wine, and staff are sure to be just a few of the reasons you return.
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English first
Saint Pete Beach, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We passed on our reservations and made our way to the bar area to make some new friends and get a bite to eat. We were early (not used to it staying light until 11PM!!!) as usual compared to the locals and their later dining times and the place was nearly empty and we were thinking oh boy, what have... More

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Calgary, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I had a gift card languishing in a drawer so decided to go for lunch. Sat at the bar and was well taken care of. Had the devilled eggs appetizer. Sounds ordinary, but it was totally great presentation and taste. For my main, I had the wagyu beef hamburger. Wow! They actually cooked it the way I wanted -medium rare.... More

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Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had two birthday celebrations and had been to Rush many years ago and wanted to see the "new and improved" Rush. While they say there is parking available, it is not easy to find. When you do, you have to buzz in to get into the parking (after 5 pm) and then go through quite the maze to get... More

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Long Island NY
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

My husband and I were staying 1 night in Calgary and this restaurant, which got very good reviews, was right down the street within walking distance. We first stopped at their bar before heading to our table. My husband ordered a vodka on the rocks. Lots of rocks, very little vodka! Didn't even look like a full shot. My Margarita... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We booked an evening meal for two, the restaurant reviews appeared positive and it was handy for our hotel. On entering it appeared the majority of customers were business people and the atmosphere was somewhat subdued. One of us enjoyed our meal the other was disappointed perhaps because of a poor choice. However the evening was spoilt for both of... More

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Toronto, Canada
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148 reviews 148 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This is "THE" place to see and be seen in downtown Calgary. The food is perfectly cooked. The steaks are great, although not at the level of Vintage Chophouse. I had the carb cake as appetizer, and it was moist, perfectly grilled, and tasty. The tenderloin was very tender and the garnish was delicate. Dessert was home made crème Brule,... More

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Toronto
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90 reviews 90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

In the middle of nowhere next to the train station in Calgary is a great seafood restaurant with an even better bar. All the top brands, even hard to find brands that are there for your enjoyment. Had four wonderful rums, a half dozen oysters (that were perfectly delicious) and a twice baked potato loaded with lobster...quite unique and to... More

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Calgary, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

First things first - go here with a couple of other people and make sure to order the seafood tower as your appetizer. This was what made our night. The prices might make you blink a few times, but the service and quality is impeccable. We were a large group of 12 and not once did our server make a... More

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Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We visited Rush with some friends recently after reading reviews of how the restaurant had recently rebranded itself (one of several). The restaurant became known to be snooty and pretentious and they knew this had to be changed. We wanted to see how they'd change... We were all quite satisfied with the quality of the food. Very notable was the... More

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The decor and ambiance is what impressed us first. The waiter was professional and friendly. The Mediterranean and Cesar salads were divine. I had the halibut which was cooked to perfection - flaky and moist. My husband's triple A steak was grilled perfectly at medium rare. The delivery of the food was timed perfectly. Can't wait to visit again.

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