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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 #282 of 2,889 restaurants in Calgary
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Mont royal
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Mont royal
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  • English first
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English first
San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Le cibo et l'atmosfera era molto piacevole! The food and the atmosphere were very pleasing! I travel frequently for business and on most trips I am alone, so it is a treat when I find a spot that is so cozy, friendly and feels like a family favourite. Too often, as a single diner, I'm directed to a seat by... More

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Cheshire, UK
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Maybe because we are used to eating Italian food in Italy or the italian restaurants are of a better standard in the UK but 3 of us ate here and we were disappointed. Pasta was over cooked and tasteless

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Rocky Mountain House
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Has lunch here few months ago that was good so looking for good meal out during our visit with our son. Again the appetizers, soup and entrees of spaghetti carbonara and seafood lasagna were excellent. Service was wonderful to us and the tables around us. Definitely will return. 👍👍

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Barranquilla, Colombia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a good Italian restaurant in Calgary, where to eat delicious pasta and we finally found it! Maybe Buon Giorno isn't a modernly decorated restaurant but for us it felt very Italian. We ordered as an apetaizer "funghi ripieni" and for main course "pasta feast", a dish for two which includes three kinds of... More

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Grand Forks
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

It's a tradition over the years to go when I'm in town. I haven't been there for many years & I think some of the other reviewers are right, it's getting a bit run down. It could use an update but when are they going to do it, it's so busy. Anyway, the picata & lemon that my friend had... More

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Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

I've haven't been to this restaurant in a number of years, so it's basically like going the first time. We took mom there to celebrate her 87th birthday,. The place hasn't changed at all over the years which may be good or may be bad. It certainly could use an updating. The food itself was just ok, by my standards... More

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Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

Dirty! I have eaten here before many years ago but must have been drunk from the wine back then as I do not recall this place being so dirty! I found a bug in my meal and when I alerted the waiter he said 'hmm, I don't know how that happened' no apology and he did not offer to comp... More

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