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BIG Fish

#78 of 2,816 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
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 8
    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
Can't beat those mussels

Four of us ordered the mussels as an appetizer and I placed an order of them as my main meal - DELICIOUS! Everyone really enjoyed their meals and commented on how fresh the vegetables were and the great flavor in their dishes. It was very busy and at times it was difficult to get the attention of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
marros1960
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Ridgecrest, California
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  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I haven't been to Big Fish for dinner yet but I really enjoy their lunch and brunch. Especially since they've started selling Sidewalk Citizen scones which are divine. They use great quality ingredients and make seafood tasty for someone who is usually a bit skeptical about seafood. Kudos to them for participating in Meal Share too.

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Ridgecrest, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Four of us ordered the mussels as an appetizer and I placed an order of them as my main meal - DELICIOUS! Everyone really enjoyed their meals and commented on how fresh the vegetables were and the great flavor in their dishes. It was very busy and at times it was difficult to get the attention of our waiter.

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Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We ate (family of three) at Big Fish on a Saturday night. The menu is wonderful - great variety and some really interesting combinations. My wife had the mussels in green curry which were delicious, our daughter had the clam chowder and I had fresh oysters and the pot au feu, all very tasty. Service was friendly-ish but slow. I'll... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My husband and I decided to try BIG Fish in the NE. It is a quaint place with closely arranged little tables and friendly servers. My husband ordered the soft shell crab sandwich with healthy brown bread and organic tomatoes. I tried a bite along with his hash browns. Both were pretty tasty. He said his coffee was good and... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Great food and atmosphere! The meals were well portioned and the service was superb throughout the meal. We sampled the Mussels as well as the pistachio crusted Arctic Char and the Grunard (white fish from New Zealand).

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

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
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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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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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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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Additional Information about BIG Fish

Address: 1114 Edmonton Tr NE, Calgary, Alberta T23 3K4, Canada
Phone Number: 403-277-3403
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northeast Calgary
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
Average Prices: USD $12 to $23
Cuisine: Seafood

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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 to $23
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?