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Glenn's Family Restaurant & Gift Shop

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125 Leva Avenue | 37419 QE II Hwy in Alberta, Red Deer, Alberta T4E 1B2, Canada
+1 403-346-5448
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here based on reviews. Menu has a good variety with dishes to please everyone. Service seemed friendly enough. We specifically asked about the grilled cheese. Wanted to ensure it was not plastic cheese slices, and was assured it was real cheese. What did we get? Plastic grilled cheese. Most of the food seems to be GFS or Sysco commercial... More 

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Thank David C
jhillsdown, Owner at Glenn's Family Restaurant & Gift Shop, responded to this review

Our apologies! Yes! we should be using chedder cheese for your sandwich! Thank you for bringing this product to our attention. We do make our own tea cookies to serve with our over 200 types of tea. We also make our own soups and gravies. Also we make our own burgers. Improvements are being made daily. Your comments are much... More 

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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful breakfast and proper tea in a proper pot as my hubby says. He had English breakfast tea and I had cream earl grey tea. He had bacon and eggs with cubed hash browns and I had French toast and bacon. The bacon could've been more crispy but was ok. There is a breakfast buffet but we... More 

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Thank Sukiyacki
Edmonton, Canada
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The drive between Edmonton and Calgary is somewhere around 3 hours plus or minus and a break close to the middle is very nice. Glenn's is a comfortable non -quick -food place for a good meal and, if you enjoy teas or tissues you have a choice of well over 200 choices. The food is fairly good if somewhat uninspired... More 

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Thank Ian M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A relaxing atmosphere with food that hasn't disappointed yet and we've been going here for a couple of years now. Highly recommended!

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Thank Gina G
Red Deer, Canada
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Glenn's is a restaurant that is consistent and solid. It is like a diner and the food is comfort food. The prices are a little bit steep but they have an amazing selection of teas. Not much of an ambience but it is a restaurant that caters to the truck stop crowd.

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Thank kingdog12
St. Albert, Canada
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72 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

I stopped in Red Deer on my way to Innisfail and decided to got to Glenn's. I've been here once before and remembered that I enjoyed myself so I'd give it another go. Be aware that this restaurant has the largest tea selection I've ever seen. So be prepared to look through a tea menu as well as a food... More 

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Thank Patricia B
Red Deer, Canada
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place for breakfast or brunch. They have a brunch buffet on the weekends and good variety and they seem to be able to keep the food hot and fresh on the buffet. Coffee is also good. Service is very good to excellent.

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Thank mikelU9090BX
Drayton Valley, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Loved this restaurant. The atmosphere was fun with lots of laughter and chatter all around including the staff.

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Thank Dawn M
jhillsdown, Owner at Glenn's Family Restaurant & Gift Shop, responded to this review

Holiday Greetings to You! We are pleased to serve you. Our goal is to exceed your expectations! Thank You for your wonderful comments. We hope to see you again,soon! Best regards, Glenn and Jessie Simon, Owners/operators of Glenn's Restaurant and Gift Shop. More 

Atlanta, Texas
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I had to run to Red Deer to a meeting and decided to eat before I go back to Edmonton. I quickly googled the area and glad Glenn's popped up as a local spot. Beautiful dinner, clean rest room, wonderful friendly staff and super fresh hot food cooked just as I ordered. I had coffee and the western omelet with... More 

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Thank John S
jhillsdown, Owner at Glenn's Family Restaurant & Gift Shop, responded to this review

Have a great visit to Glenn's Restaurant, Red Deer County, Alberta! We are happy when we are appreciated for our efforts! Our food is cooked with care and attention to taste. We hope you are able to return again to enjoy our hot and fresh food served with a smile! We hope you have a safe journey! Best regards, Glenn... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Have been here numerous times and each time it is excellent. They have an amazing selection of teas- you can order a pot of tea in the restaurant and they will bring it with a yummy tea cup shaped cookie. They will provide a to-go cup so that you can take any that is left over with you. Any of... More 

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Thank 11223344a
jhillsdown, Owner at Glenn's Family Restaurant & Gift Shop, responded to this review

Come again Soon! We appreciate your comments about our tea and food. We try to exceed expectations. Our food is served with fast, friendly service from 7 am to 10 pm daily. Have a Happy Holiday! Best regards, Glenn and Jessie Simon. owners/operators of Glenn's Restaurant and Gift Shop More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Cuisine
American, Fusion, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Leva Avenue | 37419 QE II Hwy in Alberta, Red Deer, Alberta T4E 1B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Red Deer
  • Phone Number: +1 403-346-5448
Description
RELAX! AND COME ON IN FOR A QUIET COMFORTABLE EXPERIENCE! NEW EVENING FEATURES A EXPRERIENCED QUALIFIED CHEF! Fresh made hamburgers made to order served at the table within 20 minutes. Fried onions, mushrooms and onion rings and your choice of condiments. Just ask for our hand made burgers and design your own burger with your choice of hot sauces or make yourself a Mexican Burger. Choice of salad or potato for a side dish. Fast friendly service and all day breakfast for your convenience. Ask for items you are craving and customize your meals. Our servers will accommodate you with our fast, friendly service. We will exceed your expectations. Our evening meals start at 4 PM. Enjoy a veal cutlet or a steak with all the trimmings! ALL DAY BREAKFAST SPECIALS FOR $9.99! Eggs Benedict Special and More! A new burger called the overload burger for the person who enjoys fresh local Alberta Beef served with any topping you chose. Loaded with fresh lettuce, tomato, relish or mustard. Build your own burger and be served at the table so you can relax and enjoy our WI-FI or just enjoy sitting at our comfortable booths and tables. Lots of space and we cater to families and large groups. Quiet and enjoyable with lots of space to eat and visit with your friends and family. New items are offered daily on our specials. Our meat is locally sourced from Central Alberta and supplied by Nossack Meats, a locally owned and operated business from Red Deer, Alberta. Desserts include our in-house baked Flapper Pie! And of course enjoy a tea and cookie with your meal! We offer more than over 200 types of loose-leaf tea from around the planet! Come and enjoy a latte made fresh from our may teas! NEW TO THE RESTAURANT! OUR BURGERS WILL IMPRESS YOU ALONG WITH OUR SERVICE! TRY A NEW YORK STEAK SANDWICH OR JUST HAVE TEA!

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