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The Living Room

#184 of 2,912 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
Canadian, French
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514 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B1, Canada
+1 403-228-9830
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
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All hours
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
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Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

4 of us went here for a birthday dinner and it was not bad, not out of this world but not bad. The roasted chicken was really good but the beef flank was not great. For the price it should have been better food. Bottle of wine was $55 as well. Don't think I would go back

Thank Daysdream
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had the occasion to host some new residents in Calgary at one of our favourite old haunts...The Living Room. It's been there for almost 16 years and has consistently been a great place to eat. However, their head chef recently left and they have a new chef who has brought new idea's to a great place and the results... More 

Thank CaptDrLarry
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The patio is really nice with 2 fire places. The service was great and the food was average. For the price I was expecting a little better food.

Thank Michael S
Level Contributor
70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I am been around in Calgary for my holiday and this is definitely the best restaurant I've tried! Incredibly good quality of food! Service impeccable, actually the waiter really made our days with his friendly attitude! Just listen to him, his suggestions are great ! Wine affordable and an estensive wine list as well! If you don't know this place,... More 

Thank LoiAndrea
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Not the most inspired interior, but we enjoyed some great service. On the waiter's suggestion we had the tartare and ravioli appetizers and cheese fondue for our main, to share. Couldn't find any fault with our food - a bit rich, but certainly tasty. The wine was a bit on the pricey side but we did enjoy every last drop... More 

Thank onehappylittlelady
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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151 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Two attractive fireplaces grace the stylish patio of this place but unfortunately there are four steps to get in. They don't have railings either so sadly, this place is not handicapped accessible. The restaurant is beautifully lit inside, with acoustics that guarantee a good conversation. The menu and wine list is not huge but every item is carefully chosen to... More 

1 Thank qualicumgirl
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Had an early dinner with my husband. The server was really great but the food not great. Our entrees arrived my Salmon was raw... like not cooked at all. So my husband finishes his meal and then mine arrives. We can eat at different times at home while running after the kids I certainly don't want to pay for that... More 

Thank Elizabethyyc
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Had dinner at 'The Living Room' last night and will never be back and will ensure to tell clients and friends to never visit, better to spend your money somewhere else on 17th avenue downtown. Even though the restaurant was on the more expensive side per person we decided to try it for the fondue. After ordering our table was... More 

Thank vallogolfer
Sant Pol de Mar, Spain
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162 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We had a business meeting here on a Monday for lunch and ate outside on a beautiful day. I had the Alberta beef (fillet) which was very nice, served with blue cheese with potatoes and beautiful mushrooms; excellent. The others had salmon which was also very nice. For dessert we had a cheese platter and a cheese cake- with the... More 

Thank taolxd
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Good food with several options to share. The tartare is delicious. They have good coffees to finish a nice dinner. We ordered the charcuterie plate, it was really tasty but we missed the pate that was supposed to be included

Thank Mar G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, French
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-228-9830

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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?