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1241 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-270-0082
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“calamari” (20 reviews)
“spaghettini” (4 reviews)
“apple strudel” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1241 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend Niko's Bistro to anyone with a taste for authentic Italian cuisine! Every dish I tried was exquisite. The calamari and cheesecake are a MUST! Reservations were through open table.

Thank Lana S
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Niko's chicken bosciaola is absolutely the best!!! Niko always makes us feel like we are family, the staff are all very friendly and accommodating. We love this restaurant.

1  Thank KathiWaddell
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I along with another couple returned to Niko's Bistro in Kensington for another fantastic dining experience. As in the past, the owner himself provided exceptional personal service to our table. The food recommended and specials offered were sensational and we enjoyed excellent...More

Thank AlDWilson
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

In the area with family and we decided to have lunch at Niko's. Glad we did. Food was excellent and served hot. Portions were large enough that I won't need a full dinner. Pricing per meal in the $15 - $20 range. Service was good...More

Thank Blair S
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Niko's Bistro and fine Italian fare makes you feel like family! We have eaten here many times over the years and Niko always takes the time to make us feel comfortable and just like we have been personally invited for a great home cooked meal....More

Thank Don R
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Niko makes everyone feel special - we're neighbors and we head to Niko's quite regularly and I haven't written a review for a few years. We went last night (tired, jet lagged, just needed some comfort food) and as we walked in it felt like...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

This is a fun place to eat. The food is good,not great, but good. The price is fair but the waitstaff are excellent.

Thank tickdeeboo
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Went to Nikos for the very first time and it was amazing. Highly recommend it and will be back. Reservations are a must and the place was packed!

Thank Kerrie E
Reviewed March 18, 2017

We wanted to try someplace different in Kensington and happened on Niko's Bistro. What a pleasant surprise to have such a wonderful pasta meal. It is an intimate place and the service is excellent. We will definitely be back.

1  Thank Waiparous
Reviewed March 6, 2017

I love this place. It's small and intimate with a great atmosphere and friendly staff. The owner is almost always there every time I've dined there. Their calamari is out of this world and is a must for your first visit. Reservations will help you...More

Thank Mango B
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Questions & Answers
March 2, 2017|
Response from Karin C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Pretty sure I saw gluten free on the menu.
yolanda a
July 5, 2016|
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Response from YYCepicurious | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant does not have a children's menu and would be suitable for older, mature children only.
February 24, 2015|
Response from Ruth G |
This is a restaurant, not an accommodation,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1241 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    (12th St NW)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Hillurst
  • Neighborhood: Hillurst
  • Phone Number: +1 403-270-0082
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