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Blue Star Diner

#24 of 2,857 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
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809 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 0C2, Canada
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Airdrie, Canada
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

We took our married grandkids out for breakfast on my birthday, what a wonderful morning. The kids got there first and were able to get a table by the front window. Logan was our server and she is a gem. Always there with refills for coffee and tea. I ordered the pulled pork hash with cornbread. Delicious doesn't begin to... More 

Thank Lynne S
Edmonton, Alberta
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

What an awesome, quaint, and trendy diner. A long-time friend and I went here for a casual dinner with drinks after work while I was in town on business. She is celiac and I have to say that this place was AWESOME for both of us - great atmosphere, great staff, great food, and great drink.

Thank mfd19
Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Always busy, great service and consistently great food. Also one of the best cups of coffee in Bridgeland.

Thank kajsatr
Pattaya, Thailand
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202 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

***BLUE STAR DINER: GREAT / 809 1 AVE NE / 403-261-9998 / Monday 8a-2p, tu-su 8a-10p / 3 styles of toppings for Veggie Burger (with whole grain bun) & fries very tasty $16, Black Bean Soup, Huevous Rancheros yummy $14, omelets, Veggie Taco, Vegan Scramble Choose hash browns over french fries Expect a line up

Thank Kelly T
Calgary, Canada
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I enjoyed the recommended breaded chicken sandwich with yam fries. The meal was $18, but I was not disappointed. I received a large portion of chicken perfectly breaded. The restaurant prides itself on local ingredients and has a small manageable menu (ensuring quality). My only wish is that the meal would also come with a side salad of the day.

Thank Beetlewin
Cochrane, Canada
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124 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I had high expectations for the Blue Star Diner. I have wanted to try this Calgary classic for some months now, but I'm usually just nearby on weekends, and on weekends, the Blue Star Diner has lines out the door. I picked a weekday lunch time and got seated right away. The burger was nicely flat-top crusted and tasty -... More 

Thank GrittyMan
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Alas no milkshakes, but they do seem to have a fully stocked bar (so that's got to be a plus!). Great eats - both breakfast and lunch. Good place to meet for informal business as well. Lamb burger. Mexican scrambled egg breakfast wrap and all other sorts of interesting stuff to try.

Thank wpg01
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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110 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

My son invited me for a breakfast treat. Together with my kids, we went to this place. I ordered the stuffed French toast with mushroom and hash brown. Love it!!!Even my kids enjoyed it.m

Thank jo_dcriz
Calgary, Canada
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106 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We've been here twice for dinner and somehow both times I ordered the chorizo skillet. It's really tasty. The prices are in the $12-18 range for brunch dishes. Pretty expensive but at least you get a decent amount of food. My skillet plus the toast was super filling and I almost couldn't finish it. Good coffee as well. We were... More 

Thank Thomas S
Calgary, Canada
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142 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Trendy location in Bridgeland. Friendly staff and fresh atmosphere. menu options could be wider but food is tasty and fresh every time. Great place to meet for a catch up. Hours aren't very accommodating BUT its a "diner" so what do you expect? Parking can be tight and prices a bit high but the value is there. I like how... More 

Thank Sasha G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 809 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 0C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: 403-261-9998

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