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Model Milk

308 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
403-265-7343
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Ranked #65 of 2,895 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Canadian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: In the old Victor/Victorias Space on 17th Avenue SW Calgary,308 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary, AB T2G1P3(403) 265-7343 ‎ · modelmilk.ca
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: In the old Victor/Victorias Space on 17th Avenue SW Calgary,308 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary, AB T2G1P3(403) 265-7343 ‎ · modelmilk.ca
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English first
Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I'll start with the good parts: - excellent food with lots of variety that we enjoyed (three fish options, vegetarian, beef, pork, lamb, rabbit -- lots of variety). My husband had the beef (more a roast than a steak, but excellent) and I had the halibut (also excellent). We shared an appetizer of octopus with ox tongue which was simply... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We came twice. The first time (directly from the airport) was right after they closed the kitchen, so just beware that if you are hungry they don't serve food until close. That I understand. The second time we came we arrived at 7pm on a Sunday night, expecting it to be busy and to wait (we didn't have false expectations... More

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Calgary, Alberta
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is a place where some thought has been put into the food and presentation. Creative and delicious with no pretence. Our server was incredibly knowledgable. Excellent all around

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Victoria, Canada
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Having been told, "This is it!!", I am underwhelmed. Not good, not bad, but acceptable. Would I go again? No, only if asked and on their tab!

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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We had lofty expectations for Model Milk based on "professional" opinions we had read. Have to say that all in all, the experience was not what was anticipated. No issues with the service save for the fact that the tables are too close together, which meant that wait staff servicing adjacent tables impinged on our space. What made this dining... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We came to model milk for their Sunday family style dinner. I loved the setup of the preset menu and the family style serving. The good was excellent I definitely wanna try it again!

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Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Walked in without reservations and chose to sit at the bar, and was delighted with the ambiance, food and service! Behind the bar, Clint was very friendly and courteous, and provided excellent advice on what to try. The service was outstanding, and the food was perfect. The only problem was that I wished I had a bigger stomach to try... More

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calgary
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199 reviews 199 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great location---nice patio area but not available for reservation. Busy to the point of being staff frantic! Bartender did not need to take bar-0rder time for a lecture on whiskies! Finally received a table and were able to order. Cocktails were good but slow. Appetizers were deviled eggs--very good for restaurant version, crab cakes were excellent--brioche-style, cheese/potato taters were Ho-Hum!... More

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Scottsdale AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We stopped on a Sunday night after ten days in the national parks. They offered a "Sunday supper" tasting menu with several appetizers, mains and sides for one price. The variety of offerings were unusual with some unexpected flavor profiles. For the most part they were great. A couple of items were just a little off in the combinations. Service... More

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Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This restaurant is likely one of the best in the city. Consistently recommended by Calgarians. Great menu, appropriate portions (not too much, not too little) and well informed, attentive wait staff. My only tip is to make sure the cooks ease up on the salt. Bon Apetit!

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