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BIG Fish

#90 of 2,914 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Northeast Calgary
Seafood, Canadian
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1114 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 3K4, Canada (11th Avenue)
+1 403-277-3403
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10:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Calgary, Canada
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246 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice dinner with friends here. Everything was well prepared and presented. The crab/shrimp cake appetizer was over the top. We will repeat.

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Thank Glen W
Toronto, Canada
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the Sunday special and some great coffee. Eggs were prepared as ordered. Service was light and efficient. Perfect for a Sunday morning.

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Thank Retiredguies
Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great birthday brunch with a friend, hot delicious coffee and great food, quiet enough for good conversation. Service was attentive but not intrusive. The Bison Chorizo omelette is my favorite, but their eggs benny - done how you like them (my friend likes them rock hard) is a great choice as well. You just can't beat great home... More 

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Thank CalBizTraveller777
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are great fish and seafood lovers and every city we visit this is our first choice of dine out no matter it is by the water or not. Except the tiny paking lot (shared) everything is fab. And reasonably priced indeed.

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Thank Cristian B
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing fresh fish and seafood in Calgary. Great selection of flavours. The fish tacos are incredible. I also love the mussels. It is a small restaurant with a cozy feel. The same servers have worked there for years. They are exceptional.

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Thank cathy b
Calgary, Canada
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

My hubby took me here for my bday and it was fantastic. Debated between here and Catch, then chose Big Fish for ease of location and parking! The food was great! We had oysters & crab cakes to start and Butter Chicken for the main. All were fantastic. Best and most original butter chicken I've ever had. Wine list was... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Calgary has a hard time with seafood shops, but this place has been quite reliable for me. It's a small restaurant, and the patio is a bit noisy from the traffic, but it's all worth it. Had the fish and chips with a cup of chowder. Have previously tried other dishes, and am always impressed.

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Thank Calgary_guy_yyc
Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

John Gilchrist recommended that a great place for a quiet meal was Open Range so I booked a reservation for an upcoming business dinner... but I found myself in North Calgary too early and having skipped lunch was ravenously hungry. So I popped in to Big Fish next door. As a rule I don't recommend for someone who's basically vegan... More 

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Thank ImHilarious
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

One of my favorite restaurants in Calgary is Big Fish and it has been for years. I treated myself to a delicious Niçoise Salad and a perfectly chilled glass of Sauvignon Blanc one day last week for lunch. I had the pleasure of going again this week to share another lunch with my friend and business colleague, Yvonne, and she... More 

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Thank Linda M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Went here with my wife on a date night, she had never had oysters before! We had some Atlantic oysters which were fantastic. My dish was stellar as was hers. Our waitress was very kind and friendly. Being a Czech Canadian I was pleased to hear that they are having a Czech night soon! Highly recommend!

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$23
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 3K4, Canada
    (11th Avenue)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northeast Calgary
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-277-3403

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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?