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Rouge

#95 of 2,944 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
££££
Inglewood
Canadian
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1240 8 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0M7, Canada (12th Street)
+1 403-531-2767
Today
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 13:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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High River, Canada
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189 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was so good to return to Rouge as it had been a few years since we'd been there. Love the ambience of this heritage home. Like the fact that they have different rooms to be seated in and they are never crowded. Staff is excellent, friendly and attentive. The food we had was well prepared and presented. There is... More 

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Thank Travelchick1983
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well sadly I went to what I thought was one of the best restaurants in Calgary.. I've been multiple times, this time I was sadly disappointed. My must have extremely dry martini was returned twice, I couldn't return a third time, but I wanted to O.o My DRY martini was sweet. The food was hit and miss, we had the... More 

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Thank Diane V
Calgary, Canada
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to Rouge twice. Amazing ambience in a sweet historic former home in Inglewood. The servers are top notch! Whether you're seated inside or out, it's comfortable with good spacing between tables. I would definitely recommend sitting outside during the summer as the patio is very romantic. My only complaint is that the food wasn't as top notch the... More 

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Thank Scholarjae
Calgary, Canada
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We celebrated a birthday with the chefs tasting menu here. Everything was good but unfortunately nothing was excellent. At a restaurant like this I always expect a little more of an experience. For example... The service was pleasant and everyone was attentive to our drink needs but never once brushed the crumbs from the table. The food was good but... More 

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Thank 497simonk
Canada
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113 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

5 star European style service with a French flair to the food. The wine list is extensive, the menu is somewhat small (just a handful of items) but the food is full of flavour. It was a nice change to have "proper" service by a waiter who "knew" the menu and the food, and how it was prepared. A bit... More 

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Thank B737NGDriver
Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Local reviews gave Rouge top marks. We went for a special night and tried the Chef's Menu, a six course meal. I had called to arrange for a particular wine to be available, which they said they had. The wine turned out not to be in their cellar. The service was indifferent to begin with and we had several people... More 

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Cochrane, Canada
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Did some research on the best places in Calgary to go for a romantic dinner as it was my first wedding anniversary and this place came up on just about every list, and for good reason. When we arrived they took us to a quite table by the window, shortly after seating a member of the wait staff gave us... More 

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Thank Steve M
Banff, Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Came in on a recommendation from a friend last fall but recently got trip advisor and had to comment on it, just so memorable! I did a tasting menu with wine pairings, unbelievable! The cuisine was perfectly seasoned and pair beautifully with wines chosen for the dishes that day. My server Jamie was wonderful, she had a great knowledge of... More 

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Thank cushinan1
Calgary
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Went here on our Anniversary and my daughter was able to come along as well. We had the Chef tasting and two of us did the premium wine pairing and one the standard pairing just so we could try all the different wines. This meal was incredibly good and the wine was excellent. I am still remembering what the fois... More 

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Thank TCalgary
Calgary, Canada
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I wish I could give this restaurant more than 2 stars. I was there on the weekend for my hubbys birthday dinner ( One of 2 actually - Anju was the clear favourite!) and we both left disappointed. Walking up to the ol house its impressive - from the foilage to the signpost, to the gate to the house itself,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?