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blink Restaurant & Bar

111 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B4, Canada
+1 403-263-5330
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
111 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B4, Canada
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Reviewed May 21, 2016

I am one of a small group (6) who enjoy good food and, particularly, good wine. We decided to move one of our rotating dinners to a restaurant recently, and one of our number set about finding a good restaurant that would allow us to...More

5  Thank Henryws
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We had a business meeting at Blink with colleagues and business partners in all 6 people. The staff was very accommodating and easy going as our supper meeting took approx 3 hours. The appetizers were great for sharing and were quite unique. I had the...More

Thank ElBeebo
Reviewed May 6, 2016

They were able to fit us in without a reservation - make a reservation, you don't want to miss out on this one. We were lucky. I started with the 2 endives salad then moved to the beef shoulder. It was tender, not just mother...More

Thank TheJimmyco
Reviewed May 6, 2016

...on this occasion we found the food to be much too salty. It made it a little harder to enjoy but we will give the restaurant another try sometime.

Thank Chr15t1n3
Reviewed April 27, 2016

Excellent service and a very good meal. Our table's dishes ranged from Risotto to Tenderloin. The drinks were also very good (Clockwork Orange). Our server was excellent and was cognizant of our time constraints. The price was fine for a higher end restaurant such as...More

Thank HK_Bun
Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

I have to say the market is not good. Blink has less customers during lunch hour. They did modify their menu to more acceptable price but something not working with their wine list. Friendly staff and food is testy but overall if people come in...More

Thank Vicky J
Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Although the restaurant interior is very nice and inviting, and the service was polite and accommodating, for us the food was really the highlight of this restaurant. We had salad, main and dessert. The salads (we tried two different ones) were so good, well balanced,...More

1  Thank anoukxxxx
Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant evening for a business dinner. Good atmosphere, not too loud, not too light, but also still has some gentle buzz. Great menu of organic seasonal dishes, great mix of unusual and appealing ingredients. Good selection of very reasonable wines. Helpful and friendly service....More

Thank CH_globalview
Reviewed April 5, 2016

My wife and I visited the restaurant in April, 2016 for our anniversary. The restaurant is located downtown Calgary in a heritage building. The restaurant is of average size and is quite nicely decorated. The staff was very nice and attentive to our needs. The...More

Thank Rocks_to_travel
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Steelhead trout from Lois Lake, Gallo mussels from Salt Spring Island, braised leeks, meyer lemon, white wine cream, torn brioche, crispy capers. The best dish I have ever had. I would get along famously with whomever created this wonderfully Canadian masterpiece. Nailed it.

Thank jessicatravel123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B4, Canada
    (Centre st. & 8 Ave)
  • Public Transportation: We are less than one block from major C-Trains routes and central to all City Centre Bus Stops.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 403-263-5330
  • E-mail
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