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1240 8 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0M7, Canada
+1 403-531-2767
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (21 reviews)
“lamb loin” (4 reviews)
“six courses” (3 reviews)
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1240 8 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0M7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Rouge is one of the best restaurants in Calgary, from menu selection, to presentation, to food quality combined with outstanding professional service, it is a must visit while staying in Calgary, AB.

Thank Leo B
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my friends picked the Rouge for lunch for 5 of us. Staff was extremely well trained, polite and helpful. As I am not a hoity toity type of eater, I found it somewhat pretentious and over priced. Don't get me wrong, I thoroughly...More

Thank VivianLeslie10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined with business associates from out of town. First time here for me - I was quite impressed with the historic building and lay out of the restaurant. For that alone, it's worth a trip to a unique setting. We all found the appetizers and...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tasting menu was A-1. with 6 courses, and great variety, presentation and taste. Wine list quite expensive, and service good but not intrusive. Only complaint was the rib eye course was dry and tasteless. But the other courses were great, and in particular, the foie...More

Thank MojitosMom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband took me here for my birthday and have to say WOW! We had the tasting menu and every course was amazing and flawless. The service was also exceptional, our waiter was very knowledgeable about the restaurant and area. Would definitely recommend this restaurant...More

Thank Geraldine G
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Rouge continue to delight us every time we visit. The dishes are well-presented, intriguing and, of course, delicious. Who thought a carrot risotto could look and taste so amazing. My halibut was perfectly prepared with a potato , served on a bed of faro, with...More

Thank PatmanCalgary
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We had the tasting menu with wine pairing. Each course was done well. Most courses had regional touches. The service was excellent with humor and engagement. Strong knowledge of the food and wines. We had a wonderful evening with old friends. Would definitely go back.

Thank OWD1
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

An amazing dining experience! The 6 course meal we had was of super high quality and the wine pairings were exceptional! Excellent French cuisine from farm fresh local ingredients! We celebrated my wife's birthday and they exceeded my expectations with a beautiful birthday desert and...More

Thank gbcanuck
Reviewed 4 March 2017

There's only two restaurants that I would consider to be 5/5 and this is one of them. We had the chef's tasters menu. Everything about this place wowed us. I like the old building with the small rooms, makes it easy to have a conversation...More

1  Thank W W
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Excellent food for the four of us. Four different dishes, four excellent meals. Two had desserts and enjoyed them. Service was good, but somewhat on the slow side; however the server did apologize for it.

Thank Dave D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1240 8 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0M7, Canada
    (12th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Ample free parking.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Inglewood
  • Neighbourhood: Inglewood
  • Phone Number: +1 403-531-2767
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