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Pure Contemporary Kitchen and Bar

815 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 3P2, Canada
+1 403-475-1899
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“donuts” (8 reviews)
“cod” (7 reviews)
“pho” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
815 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 3P2, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed it. It's more expensive than your standard Vietnamese, but it's also much "cooler". And sometimes you just want fancy. Really good food - the lemongrass chicken salad rolls were great, as was the seafood satay pho. Perfect place for something different.

Thank Vladimir1968
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Very greasy pho soup delivered to me, there's no reason to put out a product like this when it's not hard to skim a soup. It was absolutely inedible, basically noodles and beef in a bowl of oil.

Thank Sasha_Feu
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We had a private event at Pure. Outstanding food. We've had 100 + people so the food had to be prepared in advance. My mouth is still watering yet my belly is full. Awesome location, amazing staff and... Damn the food was fantastic. If you...More

Thank Adi K
Reviewed 10 March 2018

This is up-scale Vietnamese and it is so flavourful and just delicious. The Shaken Beef and the shredded papaya salad are our favourite but it really is all great.

Thank ketchuprequired
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on a quiet Sunday for a quick bite. Had the Pork Donut and the Crispy Pork Belly Bao, both I would highly recommend! Full of flavour and extremely tasty. Waited a bit to be sat but with only 2 staff on I can...More

Thank Casey K
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Wow, we were very lucky to get a table, we did not make a lunch reso and arrived just after noon. Beautiful presentation of the dishes and the soups are huge! Best Pho I have ever had. The hostess and our waitress were both extremely...More

Thank AnotherRonda
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We went here in a friends recommendation and we not disappointed! We asked for that waitresses suggestion on appetizers and had the “donut” and a surf and turf salad roll. Both of which were delicious! We them shared a (massive) bowl of pho and the...More

Thank Stewartclan5
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

I went to Pure to meet a business colleague. In addition to talking business, we've been looking for the best vietnamese sandwiches in Calgary. This may have been them. Fillings were not quite traditional, and all the better for it! Only drawback was that the...More

Thank notKHinC
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The first visit to this restaurant a few months ago had me craving to go back. I had the donuts, coconut rice and chicken in a crock, the mango salad. So delicious. Great service. Was with a larger group and no problems. My second visit,...More

Thank Alinette
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Pure Vietnamese has fantastic food! There Sesame Dounuts, Pork Wontons, Vermicilli Dishes are all great can't recommend it highly enough!!!!!

Thank Samantha S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 3P2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-475-1899
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