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200-709 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 3J5, Canada (Edmonton Trail and 7th Ave North)
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

My boyfriend and I went for dinner and I've been dreaming about it since! We started off with the pickled chicken wings which were super tasty. I had the miso-cured chicken cutlets risotto. The chicken reminded me of my favorite meal in Hawaii and everything inside the risotto paired very nicely. Not one thing I did not like on my... More 

Thank Marina N
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87 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised by this little restaurant. The mix of Japanese and Italian flavour was delicious. We tried the duck,duck, duck, and waygu. Both were delicious!

Thank mmelly
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Had ramen here for lunch with my kids, and loved it. The noodles were perfect, the broth divine. I ordered the duck ramen. So tasty! I decided to go back with the hubby and friends for dinner, and I really built up the ramen. However, there was no ramen on the menu! It's only a lunchtime thing. Looking at the... More 

Thank Louise D
Alberta, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

I visited the restaurant with my family for the first time and it was really great! Service was excellent and all the plates were sent back clean, the presentation and flavours were superb. Zero complaints, will visit again soon.

Thank Maggie S
Banff National Park, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Not many Japanese restaurants are actually run by Japanese people, and even fewer when their passions are rooted in Italian cuisine. The folks from Carinos have impressive resumes, and their restaurant here is so clearly a passion product made possible by their talents. Their love and appreciation for hand-crafted Italian dishes are done in the only way they know how... More 

Thank Tomakiko
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Had ramen at lunch , It was yummy and had some good variety. enjoyed the spicy chicken one more then pork belly, cause it had a little zip , there was no condiments on the table so couldn't tweak it my self , It sat well in the stomach it did not feel like an MSG bomb went off, so... More 

Thank Azure G
Calgary, Alberta
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115 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

This has possibly one of the most innovative menus I have ever seen. I'm often suspicious of "very odd" food combinations, because I don't believe just being weird makes something good. Well, after an incredible meal here, I must say that the chef knows what he is doing! Who knew Japanese-Italian fusion could work so well?

Thank timetobeinspired
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Very unique cuisine extremely well prepared. Braised lamb ribs were fabulous. German Pinot noir offered is a new favourite. Great service

Thank artfuljay
Calgary, Canada
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151 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We have been here before and always enjoyed it, but it had been a few years. We went with another couple and we all agreed it is a real find, still. The food is very original, very cool interchange of italian and japanese. The portions are good size, presentation lovely, the taste super and the value excellent - especially for... More 

Thank gajgmusic
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261 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We were referred by friends who had been there before. It is a small restaurant, and the menu is a combination of Italian and Japanese, bistro style. Really interesting combinations, and beautifully presented on the plate. Service was excellent and very professional. We are definitely going back.

Thank DRT1404

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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
Average prices
$30 - $30
Japanese, Italian, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200-709 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 3J5, Canada
    (Edmonton Trail and 7th Ave North)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: 403-984-7534

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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?