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Swiss Chalet

265 Shawville Blvd S.E., Calgary, Alberta, Canada (Southwest Calgary)
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Ranked #1,033 of 2,873 restaurants in Calgary
Cuisines: Barbecue
Neighborhood: Southwest Calgary
Most recent review
- May 21, 2014
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Neighborhood: Southwest Calgary
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10 reviews from our community

50% Recommend
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English first
Jasper, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Good food as usual from a Swiss Chalet. Great for families and excellent for kids. However- found our service to be annoying when every conversation led with an attempt to upsell. IE: Are you sure you just want to drink water to start? (yes) Are you sure you don't want to order a special appetizer? (did I ask you for... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Swiss Chalet is okay if you don't want a burger. Decent meal, average service, the best part of our visit was the police arrest we watched in the car park during our meal!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Arrived tuesday for dinner, it was almost empty but no one greeted us for 8 minutes. Food took a long time to come out and was cold except for the kids meal which was so hot it burnt our fingers. Shortly after leaving I had to make an emergency stop at a bathroom... This one has been great before, it... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Always so good for so little but now recently I have heard on CBC radio that the waiter's have to give a percentage of their tips to the management via a company wide order. Not nice so we double tip because it is always just what I want at a great price and the warmest server's anywhere in the city... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Went in at approx 11:30, two of us ordered the white meat, which after a wait a woman who smelled very heavily of cigarette smoke told us white meat was not available. Had to ask for extra water, napkins and finger bowls. Went there for a birthday lunch, told the waitress they did nothing extra. I have been to other... More

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Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

The only good thing about this place is the guy that comes around and makes ballon animals for the kids. We order Apps they did not come. The 1/3 of a chicken must have been a peigon....the fries were hard. When I remarked that sun was shining was shining in my eyes the only remark I got was well the... More

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new westminster
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181 reviews 181 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Food comes pretty fast. Every bite was so tasty. Service was excellent and food was hot and so good, this is a family place. Lots of kids and seniors but people of all ages are there too.

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Swiss Chalet is a favourite restaurant for my children aged 8, 11, 14, 17 and that is a good thing because I consider their homestyle meals to be quite healthy and nutritious. Known for their quarter chicken dinners, don't miss out on sides such as perogies or their famous chalet chicken noodle soup. If you have room for dessert, the... More

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Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

Found the food quality very good, even though we arrived just before closing time with a group of 8. The service was excelent and very quick. We couldnt fault this Family Restaurant

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2007

wide variety of choice but the food quality isn't that great... might be expected since the fries and poutine do come from Harbey's which makes the overall taste and aspect of the food less the diserable... the service is decent if there aren't too many people other wise don't expect much.

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