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1240 Eighth Ave. SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0M7, Canada (Inglewood)
403 531-2767
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Ranked #27 of 2,947 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Neighborhood: Inglewood
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 12th Street
Transit: Ample free parking.
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had dinner at Rouge on my way back to Milano where I am based and where restaurant standards are high. Rouge was surprisingly good, right up there. Don't expect a fancy flashy place, expect a warm European like atmosphere and really great great food (I had the duck). Bravo to the chef for the cuisine, bravo or brava to whoever... More 

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Calgary, Alberta Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Limited menu items for each course makes choice easy and all are gournet. Also an option for a chef's 6 course choice for the everning. Service was top notch - a young staff but well trained to provide an ultimate dining expereince. Great presentation and several dining areas both upstairs and on the main level makes for an intimate experience.... More 

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Calgary, AB
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My husband and I visited Rouge for our anniversary. The house is quaint, and made for a nice setting. The waiter was fantastic, and recommended a terrific bottle of wine. I had the foie gras appetizer to start, and then the best duck I have had in my life. I seriously hesitate to order duck anywhere else now, as it... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Some times I go to highly rated restaurants and am disappointed. Not so with rouge. The greeting and friendliness of the staff made us feel very comfortable. People who feel nervous about eating fine food because it can be pretentious and the staff snobby should feel very happy here. We started with the tuna conserva with carrot granita and kimchi... More 

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Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
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20 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My husband and I went for dinner at Rouge just after New Years as a date night. Rouge is located in a refitted old house in a beautiful spot close to the river. Parking wasn't an issue for us at all, since there were many spots open right in front of the doors. The servers were incredible - very attentive,... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We had the chefs special with premium wine pairing and it was one of the best memories we have of going to a restaurant. Service was amazing as was the food.

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Calgary, Canada
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81 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We went here for my wife's landmark birthday. As soon as we entered, I knew we had made the right choice. The service was excellent, especially the wine recommended by the waiter. The food was done to perfection. And the desserts were very rich. This restaurant is in a house in a residential neighborhood. Parking may be an issue, though... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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39 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We enjoyed the outstanding Rouge food last night. The wine selection was impressive as always. What was disappointing was the service. Rouge competes in an elite space and with that you expect service at that level. We ordered a second bottle of wine as we finished our first course. The bottle didn't arrive until we were half done our mains.... More 

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High River, Canada
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77 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Meeting old friends in Calgary & wanted a good place to eat & have a visit. My girlfriend suggested this restaurant & it was perfect. It is located in an old house in Inglewwood just before you cross the bridge to the zoo. We ordered drinks & between the six of us managed to all order most of the entrees.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I recently had the great pleasure of dining at Rouge for a special occasion with friends. Even though I have lived in Calgary for nearly a decade I had only visited the restaurant once previously, many years prior, and therefore quite excited about returning. We were seated outside overlooking the green and lush garden on a patio that was intimate... More 

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Additional Information about Rouge

Address: 1240 Eighth Ave. SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0M7, Canada
Phone Number: 403 531-2767
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Inglewood
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50

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