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Alloy

220 42 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1Y4, Canada (Alyth - Bonnybrook - Manchester)
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Ranked #144 of 2,891 Restaurants in Calgary
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Alyth - Bonnybrook - Manchester
Cross street: 42 Ave. and Macleod Trail
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  • English first
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English first
Calgary, Alberta
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

After a friend raved about his Alloy experience I thought I'd give it a try. I had been looking forward to eating at Alloy for months (I had specifically chosen it for a celebratory dinner) and so my expectations were possibly inflated. The location was more of a turn-off than I thought it would be (who puts a fancy restaurant... More

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calgary
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We had a great dinner the other night here. 5 out of 5 in the group loved their meal. Lamb chops were perfectly cooked. Portions aren't massive but reasonable combined with an appetizer. Staff was friendly and they have a nice patio on the back.

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Calgary
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I have been to Alloy many times and I have enjoyed it very much. Excellent food and service. At my latest visit (a few days ago) I was slightly put off by slow service and main course (halibut) which was not as hot as I would have liked (aka luke warm) though it was very nicely cooked and presented. We... More

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I will never return and do not suggest you try this restaurant except if you like poor, overly-salted and overly priced food.

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Calgary, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We read numerous reviews about this restaurant, and decided to go there for my birthday! They greeted us with a glass of Prosecco (as first time attendees) to welcome us to the restaurant. This was a very nice touch, and showed their appreciation for their customers. Our server was lovely and very sweet and patient with our many questions about... More

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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Unfortunately,the manager opted to have the outdoor patio power washed at noon on the Friday I chose to take my husband to lunch. We listened to the electric motor grind away all during our lunch. The manager made no apologies as he had an event coming up on the patio. Sad that Calgarians put up with such total disregard for... More

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Toronto
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195 reviews 195 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

It's not in a downtown location. It's in the middle of an industrial-ish neighbourhood. If you can get past that, there's much here to be desired. First - the interior is beautiful. Not quiet, and if your idea of luxury is overstuffed, this isn't the place for you, but it is beautiful. Without question, the interior is a contemporary take... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

In an any site in a district without soul, placed as on an area d parking lot appears this restaurant, entrance we are surprised part an unpleasant smell of infant's poo!!! Undefinable otherwise, it has of to have in the entrance a baby there who made in his diapers? No in all the restaurant this smell continues us.... Perfumed candles... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Inventive and delicate cuisine, delicious. but noisy, very noisy. not a place for a romantic diner at all.

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Oakland, California
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95 reviews 95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I dined here with 4 friends on a Tuesday evening. It is not the kind of place you would just stop in at as it does not look like much from the outside. It is a standalone building with an ample parking lot. The inside was toasty warm and very hip. The service was excellent and food very fresh and... More

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