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“Very good dinner experience”
Review of Rush Ocean Prime - CLOSED

Rush Ocean Prime
Price range: $22 - $45
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub, Canadian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 1st Street
Description: A singular reflection of Alberta's signature hospitality, Rush Ocean Prime's downtown location occupies a large space in what was once Calgary's main post office, a magnificent building modernized. With a new look, new menu, and new attitude, the new Rush relaxes fine dining with a bold, brash and revolutionized offer. Rush aims to surprise guests with inventive globally inspired food from land to sea. Generous portions of steak and seafood are served up alongside sommelier selected wines and handcrafted cocktails. From the attentive service to the open, contemporary space, Rush sets the stage for special every-day encounters - whether it is a coveted spot in the intimate dining room or shared small plates and drinks in the lounge before a game.
Calgary, Alberta
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Very good dinner experience”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

Went to Rush for a business dinner and had an enjoyable evening. Service was very good and attentive. Food came out in timely manner and was quite tasty. We each had steak and they were prepared as ordered and were tender and flavourful. Very extensive wine list with probably too much to choose from making a decision difficult. They were out of my 2 first choices though. The cappuccino at the end of the meal was good but not quite hot enough.

Live music duo playing in lounge was piped through restaurant and was very good if not a little bit too loud (but definitely not a real problem) for a dining room.

  • Visited November 2012
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Wilmington de
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Another outstanding restaurant in Calgary”
Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere for a quiet meal, romantic dinner or to relax after a day full of business meetings. Saw lot of all three at Rush in city center. Food was outstanding. Service was excellent, but bordering on the obsequious. My only complaint concerned the liquids The martini was watery and the coffee was weak. I will go again on my next trip to Calgary for a really fine dining experience

1 Thank horidanway
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Level Contributor
26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“surprise party”
Reviewed September 29, 2012

Live music was excellent, the food was lots and very tasty.
Too much money for my liking (I am a cheap Dutchman) but still we will come back.
The service was very good, we were allowed to bring our own cake and they served it and cut it, very nice touch.
Thanks Rush

Visited September 2012
Thank dutch63_12
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Dodge City, Kansas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Atmosphere”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

The dining area is intimate for those on a couples night out, or one trying to make a great first impression. The lounge area is great for those looking to spend a evening of socializing with friends in a attractive lively atmosphere. For my main course I chose the duck but preferred the steak.

Visited September 2012
1 Thank Juston W
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent food, service and ambience!”
Reviewed September 8, 2012 via mobile

I had only one night in Calgary and my concierge suggested Rush. From the moment I entered the restaurant and was greeted by five smiling and welcoming staff throughout the delicious meal, this was a wonderful experience. I particularly loved the Cesar salad, lobster bisque and sirloin (which was perfectly cooked to my specifications). Unfortunately there was no room for dessert. As an added bonus, the restaurant was well sound proofed and I could actually hear the conversation of my spouse!

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1 Thank mari0929
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