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Galaxie Diner

#91 of 2,973 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Diner, Canadian
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1413 11 St SW | Calgary, AB, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1G7, Canada
+1 403-228-0001
07:00 - 15:00
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Sat - Sun 07:00 - 16:00
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Malmo, Sweden
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good basic food, eggs, bacon, hash browns, toasts, and coffee, etc... Cozy interior, like in an old train car/old fashion greasy spoon. Unfortunately the place is getting insanely expansive, easy $40 for two. Bottomless coffee is a bonus. Crowded on Saturday mornings, come before 8:30 or wait and wait and wait...

Thank mzdd192
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Huge portion sizes. Food was fantastic. Was very busy when we went but quick turnaround time, well worth the wait. Great atmosphere.

Thank Trevor B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious giant portions. Quaint atmosphere. Reasonable prices for the amount of food on the plate! We were here for breakfast but I would love to try their lunch menu too. Real milkshakes!

Thank Gillian C
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189 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

It's basically a hole-in-the-wall type of restaurant. But don't be fooled, the food is simple and decent. Service was quick and friendly even though they were busy. It was a bit pricey, though.

Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Great location within walking distance of shopping. A 50's style diner. Prompt, Friendly helpful staff. Our order was taken quickly and our food arrived as ordered. Our meals were tasty and the atmosphere was great for a little afternoon date.

Thank Bigewalrus
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Galaxie Diner is always a place you must go for breakfast, at least once, when visiting Calgary. There is always a wait to get in but it flies by. The food is definitely worth the wait as well. I have never been let down with the service at Galaxie. The staff are friendly and always have a smile on their... More 

Thank Asia B
Calgary, Canada
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This is a small but quaint little diner that features all-day breakfasts and burgers, shakes and sandwiches. Service is quick, attentive and courteous and meals are generous portion sizes. Not cheap but you won't walk away feeling hungry either. Everything on the menu costs $12-16 basically - pretty standard these days. I'll definitely go back because I prefer the atmosphere... More 

Thank Chris P
Granada, Granada, Nicaragua
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I really like Galaxy and have been coming for over 10 years to this diner. They have a great breakfast menu, and very good service as well. They only reason I give 4 starts instead of 5 is that as their reputation proceeds them it is always crazy busy, and you have to wait outside for a very long time... More 

Thank Lana B
Salt Spring Island, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Great food friendly service nice selection on the menu staff helpful and polite. Would recommend to all.

Thank Ross A
London, Canada
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Good breakfast. Spent a week in Calgary and made sure I visited this diner twice. On one of the visits we did bring our baby, and though the staff was super accommodating I wouldn't recommend bringing a toddler+ here. Far too busy, and the wait times get worse as people wake from their night of earning a greasy breakfast. Just... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Diner, Canadian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1413 11 St SW | Calgary, AB, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1G7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Beltline
  • Neighbourhood: Beltline
  • Phone Number: +1 403-228-0001
The Galaxie recalls classic diners of the 1940s, with cooks grilling and plating in an open kitchen and patrons seated at vintage wooden booths. When it's busy, which is most of the time, a line for seats extends out the front door. The diner has become as much a local gathering place as a breakfast joint. We specialize in feeding friends, families, and hangovers.

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