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3843 19 Street NW | At the Corner of 19 Street, Calgary, Alberta T2L 2B3, Canada
+1 403-284-9111
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5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Voted the Best Latin Restaurant 3 times by Where Magazine, The Blue House...
Voted the Best Latin Restaurant 3 times by Where Magazine, The Blue House continues to stay on top with a 5 Star Rating with the Groupon Group and a Fresh new Owner / Management Team! The Blue House has been established for 25 plus years featuring the best of Latin American Cuisine. This hidden Gem specialises in Fresh Seafood, AAA Beef, a wide selection of South American delicacies along with our Signature Ceviche. Weather you are celebrating a Special occasion, out on a Romantic getaway or just in the mood for some Latin traditions, we trust The Blue House surpasses your expectations. Relax & enjoy our 8 foot Fireplace in the heart of our Dining Room, our fully stocked newly renovated bar Featuring Brazilian Cachaca or our Live Flamenco Guitarists. Book your Reservation today!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Second try was a vast improvement!

Our first visit here was over 2 years ago and despite rave reviews from several friends, we were very disappointed in the quality of the food. We came back last week and were pleasantly surprised with the renovations and new-ish management. The food was completely opposite from our first visit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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Comox,British Columbia,Canada
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114 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We used a groupon and the deal of that made the meal more attractive but I would not have been pleased to pay full price.The food was as stated in the title,mediocre and quite plain. I had seafood and my wife chicken.Both meals were ok.Not bad but ok Driving up I probabl;y would not have gone in as the exterior... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We returned to this restaurant after having had a great meal a number of years ago. The food, under NEW management, is really awful. One meal that was to have a prime rib served "medium" was served rare, and the second meal that was a chicken meal was inedible. Chicken was so over done it couldn't even be cut with... More 

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BlueHouseFineDining, Manager at The Blue House, responded to this review

Hello Debbie, I apologize for the experience you endured at your latest visit to The Blue House.. It really does concern me as we have had many great reviews since taking over last year. Our Chef remains the same and has been there for 25 years and our Health inspections have all past with close to 100% ratings. I would... More 

Calgary, Canada
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Our first visit here was over 2 years ago and despite rave reviews from several friends, we were very disappointed in the quality of the food. We came back last week and were pleasantly surprised with the renovations and new-ish management. The food was completely opposite from our first visit - the seafood dishes we ordered were all very well... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The location and facade of Blue House is very low key, it is in a neighborhood far from the more crowded areas of the city. But we were so impressed the fist time we ate here that we brought our family and friends in our second visit to celebrate a birthday. The main eating area is small so getting a... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We ate here before. Maybe something changed along with the renovation. Here is the experience. I poured my wine into another glass as the first one felt somewhat crusty along the stem and side of the glass. The bread, two small pieces with about a tsp of butter arrived about three seconds before the main courses. The food was lukewarm.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Had a lovely meal here in mid-January. The seafood we ordered was fresh, well-prepared and well-presented. Though the prices were not inexpensive, fresh seafood rarely is. Well worth the trip to the NW. Highly recommended. Bonus: They take reservations!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

Our family went to to the Blue House for a birthday celebration. The newly renovated restaurant is lovely, they have kept the menu from the original Blue House, the menu offers an excellent choice of fish, steak, lamb, seafood and more. We have tried many of the menu items and you cannot go wrong with any of the menu items.... More 

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calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I only chose this place because of a coupon. Glad I did though. It's small and tucked out of the way in a teeny strip mall. Not where you'd expect to find superior food. But... Calamari was perhaps the best I've ever had - and I've had it in Latin America, Italy, Croatia, etc. I know my calamari. Not the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We were in to the Blue House Cafe on a Monday night to celebrate a birthday and it was a memorable experience. The staff were great and the food was excellent. They have recently renovated and the changes are very pleasing. For a Monday night I thought it was extremely busy and that to me is always a good sign.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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94 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Although this restaurant has been in this location for many years and we have frequently been in the area, this was our first visit. They have recently undergone a renovation and we understand they are under new management although have retained the same chef. We visited early week without reservations and had no problem in getting in. We understand as... More 

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Additional Information about The Blue House

Address: 3843 19 Street NW | At the Corner of 19 Street, Calgary, Alberta T2L 2B3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-284-9111
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 16 - 79

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3843 19 Street NW | At the Corner of 19 Street, Calgary, Alberta T2L 2B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-284-9111

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 79

Description

Voted the Best Latin Restaurant 3 times by Where Magazine, The Blue House continues to stay on top with a 5 Star Rating with the Groupon Group and a Fresh new Owner / Management Team! The Blue House has been established for 25 plus years featuring the best of Latin American Cuisine. This hidden Gem specialises in Fresh Seafood, AAA Beef, a wide selection of South American delicacies along with our Signature Ceviche. Weather you are celebrating a Special occasion, out on a Romantic getaway or just in the mood for some Latin traditions, we trust The Blue House surpasses your expectations. Relax & enjoy our 8 foot Fireplace in the heart of our Dining Room, our fully stocked newly renovated bar Featuring Brazilian Cachaca or our Live Flamenco Guitarists. Book your Reservation today!
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am

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