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The Living Room

#117 of 2,857 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
Italian, French, Canadian
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514 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B1, Canada
403 228-9830
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sant Pol de Mar, Spain
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134 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a business meeting here on a Monday for lunch and ate outside on a beautiful day. I had the Alberta beef (fillet) which was very nice, served with blue cheese with potatoes and beautiful mushrooms; excellent. The others had salmon which was also very nice. For dessert we had a cheese platter and a cheese cake- with the... More 

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Thank taolxd
Madrid
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food with several options to share. The tartare is delicious. They have good coffees to finish a nice dinner. We ordered the charcuterie plate, it was really tasty but we missed the pate that was supposed to be included

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Thank Mar G
Calgary, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Chef's tasting menu with wine pairings was great. It took the guessing out of what we wanted and we weren't let down. It's been a long time since I've seen everybody at the table clean every plate for every course including dessert. Only downside was the noise level from some larger parties.

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Thank jodial335
Calgary
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Met up with a friend for happy hour. Half priced wines - all of them not just the cheap ones. The ravioli is amazing. Beautifully crafted. Best of all was our waiter. He was professional, informative, friendly and appeared at precisely the right moments. The atmosphere was great. It was Monday and very quiet. I'm sure the rain didn't help.... More 

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Thank Calgarysheila
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156 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We came here for my birthday and it was perfect! Making the reservation was easy and when we called to ask if we could possibly push back 15 mins they were very accommodating and helpful Service was excellent, food was AMAZING, wine was divine, beautiful setting cozy and intimate and just thoroughly enjoyed by all thank you!

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Thank Muimu
Calgary
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

My husband and I started going to this amazing restaurant for our anniversary last year, and each time we go we wonder why we only go once a year! Both times we have visited, we have been lucky enough to have Justin as our waiter - he made our meal experience far over and above what it might have been... More 

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Thank StaceyPopisil
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Since day one, I have wanted to love the Living Room more than I actually do - maybe more for intangible, and even slightly irrational reasons than anything to do with the food or service itself. I have to say, it's the beef tartare and Prosecco that keeps me coming back - but it's the general feel of the place...something... More 

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Thank circa78
Calgary, Canada
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Not sure why there are so many poor reviews for this restaurant, we had a spectacular lunch here today. It was a late lunch so the restaurant was deserted... Prompt and efficient service for drinks and meals. Two of us had the spaghetti bolognese and we both agreed it was some of the best we've ever had, homemade pasta with... More 

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Thank TheDude1974
Calgary, Canada
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439 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

I attended a lunch hour seminar which was held in the lower level of The Living Room. There is a nice large table that can seat 12 - 16 people with lots of room to spread out. At the end of the table there is a TV/projector screen. There was a 2 course set meal with 2 choices of firsts... More 

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Thank YYC_traveler_10
Calgary
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42 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

My husband and I went to The Living Room for an anniversary dinner and the food was excellent. Love the small quaint house this restaurant calls home. Service was good, wine by the glass is pricey, but over all a good experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, French, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: 403 228-9830

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