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Cafe Koi

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1011 1 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1J2, Canada
+1 403-206-1564
Today
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:30
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:30
Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Kelowna, Canada
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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got together with some family over Christmas. Since we love Jazz, we went to Koi. There was a few musicians to listen to and some great food to enjoy :)

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Thank PA1_12
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Cafe koi is an interesting, quaint place that seems to be community-driven. While my gf and I were there, a hip hop show was going on and it was quite entertaining and a nice edition to dinner and drinks. The menu has a lot of healthy options including many vegetarian options. We had the lotus bowl and the miss shanghai... More 

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Thank Leanna B
Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Stopped by for a pre-theatre meal and were not disappointed. The menu is varied, Asian-Influenced but international in scope. Reasonably priced, very good staff.

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Thank DSYYC
Calgary, Canada
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86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I would have never even found or considered going to Cafe Koi if I hadn't been researching restaurants with vegan options for a friend. So glad that we gave it a try and now I want to bring friends and family here to try it as well! Good cocktails (Kimono was our #1), friendly service and an awesome menu -... More 

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Thank PDove
Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We celebrated a friend's birthday and we had an amazing server! She knew there was a birthday celebration so she gave a slice of cake for our friend... Complete with a candle! The food was delicious too!

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Thank ackasaurus
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We came here for dinner and live music on a Saturday night. You need to book at this time, which we did. Sadly the music was dreadful but we'd eaten by then so we didn't hang around. But the food was great. We shared veggie gyoza dumplings with citrus soy dip, and yam (actually sweet potato) fries with miso sesame... More 

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Thank Helen K
Kimberley
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Booked a table at cafe koi for a Saturday night and stayed for the improv comedy/hip hop show. The show was great! Very fun and entertaining. The food was pretty good, Not the best. 3 out of 4 of us ordered dishes with salmon in them, and a few minutes after ordering were told they don't have any salmon... the... More 

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Thank Jess S
Calgary, Canada
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104 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here numerous times. The food is really good. The service is friendly. The live music makes it a fun atmosphere.

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Thank TravelBug8486
Canada
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780 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

The food here was enjoyable with options for those that need gluten free or vegetarian. Unexpected treat!

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Thank Chr15t1n3
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

People make places special. To me, the Thursday open-mike jazz night will remain one of the best solo evenings. On a business trip I decide to sacrifice food for music and head down to this downtown small restaurant. The place is packed, warm, welcoming to any stranger, filled with the delicate sound of home-made (excellent) jazz. People share emotions and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$14
Cuisine
Asian, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1011 1 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1J2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Beltline
  • Neighbourhood: Beltline
  • Phone Number: +1 403-206-1564
Description
Koi is a blend of passionate people pooling their skills to provide urban Calgary with a forward-thinking environment, serving delicious and nutritious food, creating unique communities, and supporting local art, music, and culture.

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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?