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Hi-Ball Restaurant Licensed

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3A-5012 16 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T3B 0N3, Canada
+1 403-284-3324
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:30
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Bragg Creek, Canada
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant used to be in the Stadium Shopping Centre and is now on Highway 1 westbound and homeroad. This is the best place in town to have a lunch buffet or order from their extensive menu. My whole family have eaten there as have dozens of my friends. You owe it to yourself to have a lunch, dinner or... More 

Thank Jim B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch at 1250 pm and there was like 7 empty trays, the rest was cold and old. We didn't even get to really eat and the guy at the front desk who was also our server was very unprofessional and rude. I do not recommend going here.

2 Thank chris65111
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Established family run restaurant,been in business for years,great food,had to relocate to due to fire but not far away to their new location,montgomery area,great lunch buffet,very generous portions

Thank jack123156
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360 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

It was a shock to hear of the fire taking this great place out however the owners have rebuilt, and it was awesome being able to share a meal with a friend there once again. Still the best salt and pepper squid ever, and love how they still do their brocolli..slichgtly crisp and green, not soggy like so many other... More 

Thank grassislander
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Finally open again but in a new location! Just as good as before, location is a little smaller but the food is still very good. Ginger beef is probably the best I've ever had, salt and pepper squid amazing too! They don't have a lot of items but the items they do offer they do very well! Happy to see... More 

Thank Alex G
Calgary, Canada
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109 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I haven't had good chinese food since the fire. I noticed a tiny little sign on 16th Ave saying they are opened at #3 - 5012 16 Ave NW right by the KFC in Montgomery. The lights are too bright for dining (I'm sure it's just a little quirk that has to be worked out), but the food and the... More 

Thank YYC-dad
Cochrane, Canada
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271 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Unfortunately, due to a major fire this and several other businesses in the strip mall have been totally destroyed. There is no possibility of the restaurant being rebuilt at this location.

Thank Hutch333id
Saskatoon, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015

The food we ordered off the menu was hot and fresh, though a bit oily for my taste. The food ordered from the menu was served with a friendly smile. The buffet food some of us ordered was average food for average pricing. The selection was Ok.

Thank Shelley B
Calgary, Canada
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267 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 969 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Not very impressed with this restaurant at all. The food was average-poor and quite expensive, the buffet was not special and really not that wide an array of dishes. I found it quite greasy and unappetizing and the place is one I will not return to. Poor.

1 Thank Captain_Rob_D
Calgary, Canada
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2015

I tried once and will never try again...worst chinese buffet in town. and very unfriendly people there!

Thank JHM_52

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3A-5012 16 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T3B 0N3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-284-3324
All You Can Eat Lunch Buffet Monday to Friday, Dinner Menu Tuesday to Sunday, Take-out and Delivery available during all business hours, Free Parking, Friendly service, can cater to parties as well.

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