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Rea's Italian Cucina

431A 41st Ave. N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 2N4, Canada (Northwest Calgary)
403-230-7754
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Ranked #110 of 2,926 Restaurants in Calgary
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Northwest Calgary
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Amazing Italian dishes that are authentic, fresh, and homemade. For quality food at these prices, you can't go wrong.
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English first
Alberta, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We've been here a few times and it's not a place I'd go out of my way to visit, and it's out of the way. The food is okay, nothing overly fancy. The service started out good, but something happened along the way and our waiter started pulling serious attitude. Not somewhere I'd choose to go if it were up... More 

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Calgary
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I have been to Rea's 5 times now, but I've learned my lesson after not once but twice showing up on a weeknight and not being able to get in - this place is so good, you really do need to make a reservation, but it is really worth it! That says a lot, in my opinion, this place is... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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117 reviews 117 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Rea's is an interesting place. If you happen to be of Italian heritage, this is the place. For all appearances, its a family run place with a loyal following of regulars. The staff seems happy to be there and we were very well served. The food is a 1940's-1950's version of Italian that can only be described as comfort food... More 

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Vermilion, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Rea's was the venue for a co-worker's retirement/goodbye gathering. Everyone enjoyed the assortment of appetizers, great wine and very delicious entrees. One of the owners was our server....his timing for attending to us was great, as he saw we were very engaged in our visiting! Thanks for the great food and service! Look forward to my next visit!

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Calgary
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I've been to Rea's many times over the past 5 years. Each time, the quality is excellent. This is just good basic Italian cooking in a family restaurant. It is not upscale stuff from professional chefs .... just great dishes from family recipes. The pastas with rose sauce are especially great.

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Calgary, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

A group from our office stopped in for lunch after reading the good reviews. We weren't disappointed. The menu offers a wide range of dishes over a range of prices. The lunch special could be had for $30 and it sounded like quite the meal, but we didn't try it. The spaghetti carbonara I ordered was tasty, but basic. The... More 

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Calgary
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115 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

One of the fellows from work was moving on and he got to pick where to have lunch and he selected Rea's What a great pick, the pasta was delicious and the Tiramisu and cappuccino were awesome. It's no wonder why this family run restaurant is always packed. I hope to return soon.

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Montreal, Canada
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225 reviews 225 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
892 helpful votes 892 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

WOW! Rea's is a place you can't go to just once. You'll love the warm and friendly family atmosphere, comfortable and cozy surroundings and a little touch of sophistication. There are plenty of Italian dishes on the menu to choose from for even the pickiest eater. Plenty of great wine choices too but you can't go wrong with their white... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

First time we went my husband took for me for our anniversary as he had been there previously on business lunches. Could not believe where it was located so thought it was a joke...however it is truely a hidden gem. I recommend making reservations as a lot of people are finding out how great the food and the service is.... More 

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant proves without a doubt that you can't judge a book by its cover. The outside isn't much to look at, but the inside is the real deal. Every dish from start to end was awesome. I highly recommend the lasagna and tiramisu. Everything tastes homemade and is rich in flavour and aroma. Make sure to finish off with... More 

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Address: 431A 41st Ave. N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 2N4, Canada
Phone Number: 403-230-7754
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northwest Calgary
Cuisine: Italian

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