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La Brezza Ristorante

990 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8J3, Canada
+1 403-262-6230
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“la brezza” (246 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
990 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8J3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went for dinner and loved it! We got the carbonara and some kind of spicy spaghetti. Both were amazing! The service was excellent. It is in a funky house, but don't let that scare you because it is seriously so good!

Thank Brooke S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been enjoying this wonderful family restaurant for over 25 years. Excellent Italian Food at a reasonable price. Fresh Fresh Fresh! Highly recommend this gem in Bridgeland neighbourhood. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Gerald T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I never had the opportunity to meet the original owner who passed away a few years ago, but I know he would be proud of how the place continues to serve good food and provide good service. I would definitely recommend it!

Thank jlyn999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go to this restaurant based on other reviews and we were very happy with our decision. The staff were very pleasant and the food was outstanding. We highly recommend this restaurant. We will return!

Thank CalgaryHappycamper
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to la Brezza and will be our last. The service was not great. I had to ask for lemon for my ice water 3 times and twice for balsamic vinegar and olive oil for my bread. We ordered the lunch...More

1  Thank Chris E
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Cute place, intimate and cozy. Great date night spot. The food is top notch, definitely in the top of my list of Italian places

Thank NicoleCochrane
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I had business guests in from the US. One of them is Italian and considers himself to be an aficionado when it comes to Italian food. We were surprised that the restaurant was not more fully booked, but our waiter explained that it had been...More

Thank GPaCalgary
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Service was good. The waiter was friendly and helpful. We were a small group, there for a catch up visit. We weren't rushed at all. The real star of the evening was the food. We had the cannelloni and the carbonara, both highly recommended by...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Together with our fiancé we celebrated our 5th Anniversary there. This is a wonderful place! The service and Owner are wonderful, nice and friendly. Food was delicious. I would highly recommend!

Thank Magdalena860806
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Bridgeland is a hip and trendy place but anchoring this old neighborhood is a gem that has been there for years. We went for lunch. The waiter (Mark) was charming. He recommended the Calamari and the Salmon special. Wow, it was great. This place never...More

Thank Murray L
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Hello, July 27th, 2016 looking of having approximately 25 guests celebrating a wedding anniversary of 20 years. This will be a surprise party for my awesome husband. If I was to absorb cost of meals for our guests approximately what would be the average cost? Second can you accommodate a large party? Thank you, Kat McLane
12 May 2016|
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Response from CassO15 | Reviewed this property |
Another terrific one to check would be Villa Firenza, the food is amazing and their restaurant is sort of separated so you could book of one entire half. Absolutely one of the best Italian places around. It's right off... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 990 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8J3, Canada
    (1st Ave & 9th St NE)
  • Public Transportation: Bus #9 stops next to our restaurant. C-Train, Bridgeland/Memorial
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-262-6230
La Brezza, meaning ocean breeze, is considered to be one of Calgary's finest Italian restaurants. Opened in 1987 and still in its original location - once the owners house, La Brezza continues to offer an elegantly simple Italian cuisine, emphasizing traditional home-cooked goodness.

You can enjoy a satisfying lunch and dinner menu with daily specials and you can even indulge on Sundays as we are one of the few local restaurants open 7 days a week. We pride ourselves in offering great food, great service, and a warm, relaxed atmosphere. See you soon!