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Plowshare Artisan Diner

817 1 St SW | Grain Exchange Building, Calgary, Alberta T2P 7N2, Canada
+1 403-454-4953
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“pancakes” (8 reviews)
“french toast” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
817 1 St SW | Grain Exchange Building, Calgary, Alberta T2P 7N2, Canada
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

Good lunch and brunch menu. Haven't tried it at dinner. Quick service. Not too noisy. Convenient downtown location.

Thank Peggy C
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We walked in the door, only to discovered they were closed for the day. After walking out, one of the employees came out after us and invited us to come back since they were already waiting on another table. How nice is that?! There were...More

Thank WestPGal
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The historic building has so much potential to be a 'go to' unique location to dine. Unfortunately my recent experience did not get there. It seemed there was only one server who was trying really hard, but actually had to enlist help from a fellow...More

Thank Luv2BTrekking
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We went in when it opened at 9 am, only one other table in the place. It took 20 minutes to get coffee and only because we went and asked for it. After 45 minutes we got our meal and it was cold. We felt...More

Thank Jeanette S
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We’re looking for a spot for breakfast while staying at the Palliser across the street. Plowshare is quite small but the orange ricotta pancakes were delicious. My wife had the banana and strawberry pancakes. They were a bit sloppy inside but still quite good. The...More

Thank GrumboR
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Great place to eat, great place to have a business lunch. Service and selection was perfect. Will definately make this a regular event.

Thank janicelclark
Reviewed July 13, 2018

This was my second visit and I wasn't disappointed. Food is fresh and tasty. Disappointed that the duck sandwich was not available but the chicken was moist and partly made up for it.

Thank Frankie W
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Came in for breakfast. Ordered the French toast which claimed to have banana, strawberries and a drizzle of Nutella. I have had French toast many times in my life but I was left gobsmacked seeing this meal. The French toast was like 2 sandwiches with...More

1  Thank Tara c
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Eight of us came in for breakfast. Nice menu. Friendly service. Quickly seated. Cool big wooden table. After initial drinks we waited and waited. Kids present, hungry and getting boisterous we asked a couple of times when our meal would be served. Waitress - a...More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed June 10, 2018

We went for dinner and to celebrate a birthday on a Wednesday evening. The food was great, but there were many things on the menu (both food and drinks) that they were out of. The serving sizes were generous. I had the grilled cheese and...More

Thank lynnkriekle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 1 St SW | Grain Exchange Building, Calgary, Alberta T2P 7N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-454-4953
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