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Abruzzo Ristorante

402 8 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1Z9, Canada (Downtown)
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English first
Bowser, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Menu was very authentic - portions are a little small but very tastey. Wine selection is outstanding and the deserts are true Italian. I had the cesar salad and muscles (two sides), my husband had the steak, brother in law had pasta and his date had the veal. No complaints from our table. It's a quaint very romantic restaurant. There... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were there on a Saturday night. When we made reservations, I wish they would have said that we were the only single table in the restaurant. There were two large parties that took up the rest of the tables and they were very loud. Nothing the restaurant could control. Only slight complain was that the food was a bit... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I have to start this review by saying that the food was mediocre. Being vegetarian there wasn't much for me on the menu but I'm used to it so I ended up having the spaghetti napoleatana. Spaghetti, tomato sauce, you can't really go wrong. My fiancé ordered the spaghetti with meat sauce and the mussels for two appetizer plate (which... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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209 reviews 209 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

after reading the reviews of Abruzzo we really didn't know what to expect - the reviews were "all over the place". Happily we found a great place to eat Italian food. We were seated promptly; we had our bruschetta right away; the waiter was prompt and helpful; the food came quickly and was hot. The cannelloni was as good as... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Some of the best authentic Italian food I have eaten in a very long time. Not a place for a large family looking for cheap pasta dishes, but an excellent choice for couples and more intimate gatherings. Prices are fair for food of this calibre. Service is warm and welcoming. Nice selection of wines.

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Calgary, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This linguine alle vongole with white wine sauce was truly one of the worst I've ever eaten. I was very disappointed because in past visits it was fantastic. The pasta it self was cooked to perfection as was the salmon and shrimp.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

the saying is never judge a book by its cover this restaurant epitomises that saying from the outside Abruzzo is most forgettable and even looks off putting crowded by dirty concrete buildings and an off whit facade, but what a hidden gem is inside. excellent food, wonderful wine and great friendly service, definitely one to try when in Calgary

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Calgary, Alberta
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Have gone to Abruzzo's Ristorante quite a few times and the food is always very good. The service is very good as well. Can't go wrong with an evening out here. The veal and seafood dishes are very good and you never go wrong with one of their pasta dishes. I would suggest making reservations as they always seem busy... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The Chicken Parmigiana was especially tasty. Service was okay... seemed like there was only one waitress for the entire dining room. That said, I will return again!

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Received a gift certificate, so my husband and I decided to use it for date night before a concert. We went early, which was great because the gentleman I had made reservations with forgot to write it down. The service was wonderful. The wine list was good, if a little pricey. Our waitress was attentive, friendly, and helpful. The only... More 

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Address: 402 8 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1Z9, Canada
Phone Number: 403.237.5660
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown

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