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BIG Fish

#105 of 2,861 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
Northeast Calgary
Seafood, Canadian
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1114 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 3K4, Canada (11th Avenue)
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Calgary, Canada
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

John Gilchrist recommended that a great place for a quiet meal was Open Range so I booked a reservation for an upcoming business dinner... but I found myself in North Calgary too early and having skipped lunch was ravenously hungry. So I popped in to Big Fish next door. As a rule I don't recommend for someone who's basically vegan... More 

Thank ImHilarious
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite restaurants in Calgary is Big Fish and it has been for years. I treated myself to a delicious Niçoise Salad and a perfectly chilled glass of Sauvignon Blanc one day last week for lunch. I had the pleasure of going again this week to share another lunch with my friend and business colleague, Yvonne, and she... More 

Thank Linda M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my wife on a date night, she had never had oysters before! We had some Atlantic oysters which were fantastic. My dish was stellar as was hers. Our waitress was very kind and friendly. Being a Czech Canadian I was pleased to hear that they are having a Czech night soon! Highly recommend!

Thank Michael C
Victoria, Canada
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75 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I came here for lunch after seeing this place on "You Gotta Eat Here." I liked the setting -- very rustic / relaxing; and the servers were very friendly, however the food left a lot to be desired. I ordered the frog legs as a starter which, to my uneducated brain, were excellent (I'd never eaten them... More 

Thank PookyCake
Calgary, Canada
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

I went one evening with a friend she had been before, my first visit. I was really impressed with our meals - the mussels were fantastic. Nice service too. I'll definitely go back.

Thank mmers05
Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We heard good things so we took a trip out here to try the food. It was a disappointment. To start, I ordered a pint of beer and was given a glass instead. Annoying. We had the bucket of peel and eat shrimp which was good albeit somewhat small. The mussels were awful, avoid them. They smelled and tasted like... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We dined at Big Fish to celebrate my husband's birthday and the overall experience was great. We would definitely return, and we are also planning to check out their adjacent venue - Open Range. Both mains we had - the arctic char and the halibut - were cooked to perfection, gently spiced to highlight the natural taste of excellent, fresh... More 

Thank GalinaCalgary_Canada
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85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We booked for a Sunday night when the restaurant features a Spanish dinner, tapas and paella. The staff was wonderful, we were greeted and they gave us a great table. We ordered a bottle of wine and that came in short order. For dinner we both ordered the paella special. It took a bit of time for the posolle to... More 

Thank popsicleCalgary
Nanaimo BC
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

We were 4 people in on a Monday night. The place was packed! We had a great variety of food. Someone had the Lamb and Lobster burger - delicious, but VERY messy - had to use a fork and knife but ooey gooey good. Seafood Por Au Feur was very good, the feature was Tuna & Pork belly - scrumptious,... More 

Thank apiutarde
Calgary, Canada
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Everything was great. Venue, service, music and meal from start to finish! It was Phillipine fish week; from appetizer to dessert it was delicious. First time for frogs legs and will have again. Chef spiced perfectly (good heat). Yellowtail with stewed black mung beans was best I've had. Organic butter chicken and lobster hot pot was very tasty, good portion... More 

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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
$12 - $23
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 3K4, Canada
    (11th Avenue)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northeast Calgary
  • Neighborhood: Northeast Calgary
  • Phone Number: 403-277-3403

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