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Oriental Phoenix Restaurant

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401 9 Ave SW | # 105, Calgary, Alberta T2P 3C5, Canada
(403) 262-3633
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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  • 21
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  • 9
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Try something else besides pho.

Vietnamese restaurant has a prime location on the esplanade of Gulf Canada Square. Light mid-week evening crowd is likely a testament to the daytime business clientele. Menu has a diverse selection of entré’s besides the ever-present pho. Wine list is standard red and whites. Tea is generic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Was your restaurant at one located on 7ave SW? There was an awesome buffet. We're original owners from Olds AB? We live in Calgary & we intend on coming in to eat soon. No further comments till we come to visit but if your restaurant dates back to 80's we were very satisfied.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We have been to this place many times and it is always very good. The service is fast even when it is very busy and the price is very reasonable. Always a favourite at our office!

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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Rude hostess - ignored by two staff when entering. One guy chatting up the hostess simply walked away while I stood there, waiting for her to engage. Pleasant interior. Bad food that left me queasy much of the afternoon. Service never improved. Don't plan to return, but probably won't matter - I based on the few customers inside, I guess... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Great experience Clean,tasty,great presentation and excellent service. Thank you Hoang for your service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I have lived in Calgary for over 20 years and I cannot believe I didn't know about this restaurant. Finally an excellent Vietnamese restaurant:clean,tasty,relaxing,good vine and excellent service. I loved Hoang,he is a great server and host,you feel confortable from the moment he greets you. He knows exactly when to come and check on you,I appreciate when a server let's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Vietnamese restaurant has a prime location on the esplanade of Gulf Canada Square. Light mid-week evening crowd is likely a testament to the daytime business clientele. Menu has a diverse selection of entré’s besides the ever-present pho. Wine list is standard red and whites. Tea is generic rather than the more fragrant jasmine. Egg rolls appetizer (Cha Gio) comes in... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

The Oriental Phoenix has been one of my favourite Vietnamese restaurants for years. I am a huge fan of the noodle dishes myself. I have been patronizing this brand since 1999 and can honestly say that I have never had a bad experience. The food quality, taste and presentation has always been consistent. Mouthwateringly delicious!!! The service is quick and... More 

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Calgary Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The place is always packed and you will be lucky to get a seat at lunch without a reservation. I eat here almost every week when downtown. Won ton soup is outstanding as is their shrimp egg rolls.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Whenever I visit the Oriental Phoenix I always have the Spicy Beef Sate Noodle Soup with Salad Rolls. Believe me this is one spicy soup but still has great flavor. Although I am not a big fan of the pure broth Spicy Beef Sate Noodle soup (I like the more creamy version) I would say that this restaurant serves one... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Good starter... Salmon spring roll was great! The two entrees were oke but not great. One dish with scrimp and squid had more vegetables than the actual fish also the sauce was a bit dull the other entree with Rice noodles and pork was very tasty, fresh flavours and not to heavy. Overall a proper meal but not the best... More 

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Address: 401 9 Ave SW | # 105, Calgary, Alberta T2P 3C5, Canada
Phone Number: (403) 262-3633
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
Cuisine: Chinese, Vietnamese

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  • Address: 401 9 Ave SW | # 105, Calgary, Alberta T2P 3C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (403) 262-3633

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Vietnamese

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