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220 42 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1Y4, Canada
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“truffle gnocchi” (13 reviews)
“hummus” (15 reviews)
“lamb chops” (10 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
220 42 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1Y4, Canada
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Reviewed September 30, 2015

I did not expect to have such a wonderful culinary experience while visiting Calgary. Everything from wine to desert taste heavenly delicious . Bravo to the Chef . It was an exquisite experience of mine .

Thank jutineink
Reviewed September 20, 2015

A modern designed restaurant, very good service and good food (needs to improve to be very good). The portions are small, I had the risotto as a starter which was good and the halibut for the main course. the halibut was dry. I ate it...More

Thank Simon317
Reviewed September 16, 2015

Recently attended a birthday gathering with about 35 people in attendance. There was time for stand up drinks and appetizers before the meal. I was put off by the waiter who asked what I'd like to drink. When I asked for water, he replied that...More

Thank timetobeinspired
Reviewed September 14, 2015

For us, it's our favourite of the huge number of similar restaurants in Calgary that offer similar food, similar prices and a "modern" setting. Probably because we like the ambiance just a bit more than the competition, and they do certain dishes very well (and...More

1  Thank Vladimir1968
Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed my time here. I found the food very good, from appetizer to dessert everything amazed me. Our waitress was very friendly and kind. From the outside the restaurant doesn't look like a classy one, but when you get inside it is definitely a...More

Thank Mickie00
Reviewed August 19, 2015

Took the mister for his birthday and sat on the terrace which has a great ambiance. We had two courses each. Sadly the food is way too salty. Portions are small and could be better executed. So overall I was disappointed given the price. The...More

Thank Kipux
Reviewed August 6, 2015

I had dinner at Alloy last night and it was excellent. The free starters of fresh warm naan bread, hummus and olives were an unexpected treat. Presentation and quality of the food was terrific! Our server was attentive and friendly. When I saw the address...More

1  Thank Leann S
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Went here for dinner and it was great. The server was really attentive and friendly. I order the lamb chops and they were cooked perfectly. The restaurant is a little far from downtown and difficult to get to, but it is well worth the effort.

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed August 2, 2015

This is the third time we have dined at Alloy. Alloy Restaurant is located in a nondescript (warehouse/industrial) area a couple of blocks east of MacLeod Trail on 42nd Ave SE, near the tracks. The restaurant has a very nice ambiance/decor with a quite nice...More

1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed July 17, 2015

Upon arrival the place was almost empty. This confused me as I had a hard time getting the reservation. There were a few people sitting outside but it never got busy. The service was very good. The food was good. I enjoyed how they plated...More

Thank Criss M
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Johan A
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Response from DougFromCalgary | Reviewed this property |
Not formal but it's generally not appropriate to wear jeans in the classier restaurants although a lot of people do.
February 20, 2016|
Response from timetobeinspired | Reviewed this property |
Glad to hear it!
January 6, 2015|
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Response from Don G | Reviewed this property |
There must be some confusion. Alloy Restaurant is a single story building and I do not understand the reference to the "pineapple building" or water parks. There is no water park in the vicinity of Alloy.
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 42 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1Y4, Canada
    (42 Ave. and Macleod Trail)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Alyth - Bonnybrook - Manchester
  • Neighbourhood: Alyth - Bonnybrook - Manchester
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