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Buon Giorno Ristorante Italian

823 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (Mont royal)
(403) 244-5522
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Ranked #266 of 2,948 Restaurants in Calgary
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Mont royal
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Sydney, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

While visiting family in Calgary there were many other Italian restaurants we could have chosen but I am glad our choice was this one. We had to wait to get a table as the restaurant was packed and I can see why now. There were four of us dining and not one of us were disappointed. The atmosphere is buzzing... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Felt like we were in the old country while eating here. Quaint interior, efficient server (not very friendly), and wonderful food. Four different dishes and we each shared a bite to check out their offerings. Everyone meal was delightful and offered in a simple presentation. Pasta was a bit dry but expect they do that in Italy. I know we... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Simply put, Buon Giorno is one of my fave restaurants for Italian cuisine. Bit of a throwback in terms of decor, style and service, but in a good, retro- traditional authentic sort of way. There's a noisy European vitality to dining at Buon Giorno that always pleases me. Of course the bottom line is that the food is consistently top-notch.... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We discovered this hotel while walking along 17th. What a great choice! My son had the Spaghetti Carbonara and loved it. I had the lamb, which was divine. My only complaint was the lamb portion was very small (which is why I'm only giving this review 4 stars). What we loved was the excellent service and the ambiance. Our server... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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108 reviews 108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We decided to try their specials at $18.00 each. We had a large salad consisting of greens, tomato, cucumber and vinaigrette dressing . The veal came with either pasta or vegetables. The plate was delicious and looked scrumptious. The only problem with the stuffed large shell pasta with ricotta cheese and spinach in tomato sauce was that there were only... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Overall, I enjoyed the experience. The waiter was very friendly and was polite. I had the veal chop with pasta and a salad starter. The food was well prepared and the price was reasonable. The atmosphere was pleasant with many couples and groups of all ages. I'll definitely dine there again.

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Calgary, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Excelelnt Italian lunch menu - food felt authentic to us. The patio is small and on a busy street (for myself, the road noise was unpleasant, but for others they might enjoy the busy location). Service was good, but a bit too "casual" for a weekday lunch (it will take you more than a lunch hour to enjoy a meal... More 

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San Francisco, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Wasn't in the mood for Italian during our last night in Calgary but this place had one of the fewest waits and the rest of the group was down for it. My hesitation quickly turned to enthusiasm after finishing the pasta with a generous amount of seafood and the fresh grilled chicken breast. Really friendly and attentive staff was also... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I was with my husband and daughter, hanging around 17th Avenue, looking for somewhere to have an early dinner. We decided to go to Bon Giorno since we had been there in the past (about 8 years ago), and it was fabulous. We arrived early, just after 5 and were greeted with fast-turning, confused faces from the staff all huddled... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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125 reviews 125 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We had reservations for 3 for 5:45, I arrived early and was met with sour faces and it seemed to be a problem to wait outside, even though there were only 2 other customers sitting at outside tables. The food was very average looking and tasting and the waiter was not at all friendly or helpful, he acted as if... More 

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Additional Information about Buon Giorno Ristorante Italian

Address: 823 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: (403) 244-5522
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Mont royal
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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 - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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