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Rea's Italian Cucina

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431A 41st Ave. N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 2N4, Canada
403-230-7754
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Amazing Italian dishes that are authentic, fresh, and homemade. For...
Amazing Italian dishes that are authentic, fresh, and homemade. For quality food at these prices, you can't go wrong.
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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I've been to Rea's for several special occasions. The food and the service is excellent. Prices are also reasonable and portions are generous. Don't let the location and exterior of the building scare you off! Overall, I highly recommend this family run restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Sammmmmmie
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Calgary, Canada
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Pullman, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We went to Rea's on the strong recommendation of an Italian-Canadian friend of mine who has lived in Calgary his whole life. The food was unbelievably good. The service was pretty bad, considering. The Waitress didn't really know anything about the wine. She rushed through telling us anything about the menu and then abandoned us for minutes on end. She... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I've been to Rea's for several special occasions. The food and the service is excellent. Prices are also reasonable and portions are generous. Don't let the location and exterior of the building scare you off! Overall, I highly recommend this family run restaurant.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

4 couples met for dinner on a Thursday night. The restaurant has a nice ambiance although it is in an industrial part of Calgary. It took about 15-20 minutes before our drink orders were taken (my gin ceasars were uninspired with only a couple of lime wedges) and then shortly after that we got bread with roasted peppers and garlic.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Good parking. The dining room was pleasant but far too loud with impossibly poor tinny speakers. In fact, the speakers in the halls and toilet were superior to those in the dark dinning room. The heads are clean though. The selection of music was good as well, undecipherable in the dinning room. We had to change tables so that we... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Having lived in Calgary for 29 years and about 1 1/2 miles away from this fantastic place, I had never been able to eat a meal there. My husband has eaten there for lunch many times, told me about it but said it was too busy and hard to get in to. Well, we finally made a reservation for a... More 

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Calgary
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186 reviews 186 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My family went here to celebrate a birthday and we enjoyed everything. Great Pasta, Meatballs, Veal and Desserts. We will be back soon.

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Calgary, Alberta
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Lunch with team members. First time for many of us. Food was served warm and tasty. Service was wonderful. Two in the team were sharing and their plates were brought out already split - what a nice treat. Fresh buns, yum. Would like to see a lunch menu, as you order off the main menu would like to see smaller... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Food is always great. Price is very reasonable and the Tutto Mare is unreal. Highly recommend, can't wait to go back.

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Calgary, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The pasta is phenomenal. Not enough young people know about this place. The location is a bit random, but it is definitely worth finding and going to. DELICIOUS!

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Calgary
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Not pretentious or fancy. But the. Food is amazing and the staff is very accommodating. The wine selection is limited. Worth checking out if you like Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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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