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Lina's Italian Market Cafe

Northeast Calgary
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2211 Centre St. N., Calgary, Alberta, Canada
403-277-9166
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Super but very $$$$

Amazing foods and Groceries. Excellent lunches! Expect to pay at least $3 extra the. Any regular store. On almost everything!! Not an every week/Month place to go to..

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Lethbridge, Canada
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83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Lethbridge, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Amazing foods and Groceries. Excellent lunches! Expect to pay at least $3 extra the. Any regular store. On almost everything!! Not an every week/Month place to go to..

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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Food can be a bit hit and miss, especially the sandwiches which can be dry and somewhat bland. Best to stick with the hot food. Service is very slow and generally not that friendly. I do like the supermarket and bakery so go there a few times a month. The restaurant is no.longer a huge draw for me tho. One... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I've been coming here for years, and whenever I am in Calgary for work I try and find a way to drop by. This is a great deli built into a fantastic Italian Market. To start with, the parking sucks! Secondly, the service is cafeteria style, which I am alright with, but bothers others. Whenever I come I have the... More 

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Canada
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121 reviews 121 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This Italian cafe offers freshly made Italian food such as pizza, pork bun, salad, soup, coffee, etc. for lunch from its kitchen inside a grocery store that sells all kinds of Italian cooking stuff. The food is good although it's pricy. The desserts are excellent but even more pricy. Almost all servers and kitchen helpers are senior ladies. However, on... More 

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Regina, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A friend recommended a stop to Lina's when we were in Calgary for a long weekend. We loved it! An Italian grocery, complete with a deli and bakery. Oo la la - we stocked up with sandwiches, and baking for the road trip home along with some other Italian grocery finds and fresh baked breads. The location was super convenient... More 

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Kihei Maui
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Ate here just after the lunchtime rush on Nov 6th. The food tasted like reheated frozen vegetable mix with a dry chicken fillet that also could have come from the frozen section at the local grocery store. Buffet style 'service' was very slow and the meal was cold, the meat bone dry and the veggies soggy. I asked to have... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

After a few years dining primarily in the south, my husband and I went to the always fabulous Lina's. I had been there many times so went back for my fave calabrese sandwich with Italian meats, provolone, and spicy eggplant. My husband had never been to Lina's before so he tried my sandwich plus his own sausage with peppers and... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Stopped in at Lina's to pickup hard to find ingredients like squid ink. I also picked up some of Lina's fresh pizza dough(that pizza dough is the best).I spotted these really cute chocolate mousse filled cups. The perfect thing for a little soiree I was throwing together that evening. I always take a cooler for the trip home .I always... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Plan on stopping by late morning before the lunch crowd for a nice suppa before I hit the market. It does get rather busy with the lunch crowd. If you can avoid it do, also stay away on weekends as it is tough just getting a parking stall. From the gals in the kitchen to the cashier there is always... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

They have a lot of different options for lunch and their selection of olives is one of the best in calgary. I only wish they had another branch in the south end of the city.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2211 Centre St. N., Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northeast Calgary
  • Neighborhood: Northeast Calgary
  • Phone Number: 403-277-9166

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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