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Pulcinella

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1147 Kensington Cres NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1X7, Canada (Kensington Road NW)
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant with very friendly and helpful staff, they offer Italian style Woodford oven pizza. It was tasty but I thought it could be a bit more crusty like it is in Italy. The calamari fritti were really great and delicious. The seating and atmosphere is really nice. Maybe come again but then try something else than pizza .

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Thank travelandmore300
Calgary, Canada
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134 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

... i ve been there few years ago. I was back last night with my 3 besties. One foodie (me!)One picky, one vegan and one milk intolerant ( not her but her baby is and she still breasfeeding) . Everybody have found somethings delicious to eat. No reservation we showed up at 6 ans they were able to accomodate us... More 

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Thank Pinkgoose
Calgary, Canada
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been regulars at this restaurant since they opened. The pizzas are very flavourful, clearly made with fresh, good-quality ingredients. The location is very convenient. We also like the all-white colour scheme, which is distinctive and stylish.

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Thank H W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my wife for dinner here as our date night, also visiting with a couple friends of ours. We drove up from Red Deer and were looking forward to a nice visit. For starters the server was very attentive and took care of us right away. I recommend a reservation if you are visiting on a Friday or Saturday... More 

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Thank Nashyall
Edmonton, Canada
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36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pizza Good Enough For A Return Visit, but there were issues. The table was too small. There wasn't enough room on the table for two glasses, a bottle, one pizza, and bruschetta. Utensils were provided to cut the pizza, but call me a Philistine, I would have preferred it cut prior to table delivery Slicing the pizza was cumbersome. And... More 

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Thank K P
Portland, Oregon
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65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

After seeing how packed this place has been and knowing how much we enjoy good authentic pizza we had to give it a try. After visiting I think it's possible we have too high of standards in some realms. They were quick to remake our pizza when it was drenched to the point that the whole crust was a soggy,... More 

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Thank sunbean11
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is amazing!!!! I found here food that is like my mother do!!! I live in Italy and the food of pulcinella is the same of italian restaurant. If you come you must have to try spaghetti alla carbonara and al pesto!!!! The wine is awesome. The prices is honest!!!!

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Thank Sebastiano M
Ottawa, Canada
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96 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Nice restaurant, modern décor. Went on a Saturday at lunchtime and it was not busy. The pizzas were good pretty close to authentic pizza napoletana, fresh ingredients. Good choice of wines by the glass.

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Thank Nathalie D
Torrance, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

This restaurant really prides itself on its napoletana-style pizza (cooked very high which creates a slightly charred bottom with a doughy inside), which you're either going to love, hate or say "meh". We were in the latter group. The toppings were tasty, the dough was bit odd but maybe you get used to that. We had a steamed mussel appetizer... More 

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london
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226 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Was just passing Pulcinella and saw some good looking food being served so just walked in . It's a spacious restaurant nice decor too ! We started with the mixed meats and cheeses which were accompanied by a selection of breads ... Superb .. For mains my wife has a pizza with various toppings .. It was perfectly cooked with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1147 Kensington Cres NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1X7, Canada
    (Kensington Road NW)
  • Public Transportation: Pulcinella is only a 10 minute walk from the Sunnyside C-train station, and there are many city buses which pass through this popular and lively area just outside of downtown Calgary.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Hillurst
  • Neighborhood: Hillurst

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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?