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BIG Fish

#57 of 3,002 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
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Northeast Calgary
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1114 Edmonton Tr NE, Calgary, Alberta T23 3K4, Canada (11th Avenue)
403-277-3403
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Today
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Families with children
Outdoor seating
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Really Good Seafood

Friendly service, great cocktails and amazing seafood. We had the green curry mussels and raw oysters to start. Both were fresh and delicious. For an entree, we shared the Lamb & Lobster burger that was featured on You Gotta Eat Here. Maybe it was an off day, but the burger was not great. It was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
CalgaryRed17
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Calgary, Canada
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Families with children
  • Outdoor seating
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Calgary, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Best seafood in calgary! Had a lovely evening with family for my bday. Even though we were a big party the service was great and food even better.

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Calgary
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

We had been thinking about dining here for some time. Why did we wait so long? An early (6:30) Friday reservation allowed us a relatively quiet (place was about half full) leisurely meal. There is great jazz/soul music playing which adds much to the atmosphere, which is casual. The others had: Arctic Char and Halibut (special of the day), and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Friendly service, great cocktails and amazing seafood. We had the green curry mussels and raw oysters to start. Both were fresh and delicious. For an entree, we shared the Lamb & Lobster burger that was featured on You Gotta Eat Here. Maybe it was an off day, but the burger was not great. It was greasy and the lamb had... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Had a terrific lunch here today. It wasn't busy and our server was friendly, attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. The oysters were delicious and fresh, fish tacos were sensational and the seafood hot pot (can't remember the real name) was fantastic. We have found a new favourite!

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Vancouver, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

Interesting location for a very good restaurant. Service was very pleasant, with all staff hitting the finer points. All 3 courses were well presented and flavourful. I would definitely make another visit on my next visit to Calgary.

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Kelowna, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We were certainly satisfied with the quality and quantity of food. The large fish portions were prepared just so and the accompanying vegetables and sides were equally delicious.

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Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you like contemporary seafood cuisine then you must put this place on your list of restaurants to visit. On two separate visits (lunch and evening) I found the food is fresh and flavourful. Don't like seafood, then try the dining room next door, called "Open Range". Where you will find good food for the meat lover. They also have... More 

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Calgary, Alberta
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

After several attempts to reserve at Big Fish, we finally had a chance to eat here on a Friday and we are SO glad we did! As our timing was a bit off - our seafood enchilada which was a lunch dish was accommodated - yay! All the food we ordered were really tasty, delicious, and fresh! Loved my gluten... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I love Big Fish and have ate here many times while in Calgary. If I lived in Calgary I think I would be eating here every couple weeks. The food is great! I've tried so many things over the last few years but one of my top picks has got to be the seafood chowder. Some other great options are... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

we enjoyed a well prepared and presented dinner prior to our concert downtown. The service was impeccable. We shared mussels that were in a delicious curry sauce absolutely yummy. Pan seared cod and Arctic char were are main courses, they were very, very good, just a tad,too much butter surrounding the fish. The glass of wine we selected with the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1114 Edmonton Tr NE, Calgary, Alberta T23 3K4, Canada
    (11th Avenue)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northeast Calgary
  • Neighborhood: Northeast Calgary
  • Phone Number: 403-277-3403

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 25
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?