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220 42 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1Y4, Canada
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“truffle gnocchi” (11 reviews)
“hummus” (14 reviews)
“lamb chops” (9 reviews)
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Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
220 42 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1Y4, Canada
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Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Made a tactical error. Ordered Halibut but could not see the ocean. Dry and boring. The "inspired" owners have not eaten this lately. There is a reason this place is half empty. Crab cakes tastes like grease and canned tuna. My wife's 17 dollar Greek...More

2  Thank David L
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We were family group of 7 for dinner on a Sunday. Everyone enjoyed most of their meal. Of particular mention is the truffle gnocchi appetizer, the mains lamb chops and the dessert lemon custard. Three of us had the appetizer blue crab cake, but the...More

Thank Technopall
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Alloy! Wow! I NEVER would have expected a place this good and this cool by turning off of MacLeod Trail. In the middle of what appears to be a warehouse district, there is a place with a massive cool factor, great food and a lively...More

Thank JasonCharlesBourne
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Fabulous decor, a great menu, the beef short rib is to die for. Excellent service! Can see why this restaurant has been on the "best" of Calgary since it opened.

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 6 May 2015

I guess I had high expectations for the food and service ... Lunch with business colleagues/friends where the food just didn't seem that great. I'm feeling disappointed.

1  Thank jessellessica
Reviewed 31 March 2015

My daughter wanted to take to a fine dining restaurant in Calgary on my resent visit. We went to Alloy only to be extremely disappointed. The menu did not have many non-shellfish options as my daughter has food allergies. The chicken was bland and the...More

2  Thank aberlovan
Reviewed 30 March 2015

We celebrated a milestone birthday here in early March 2015. We had part of the restaurant to ourselves a group of 45! The service up to and including the day of the event was fabulous! The staff and the food was truly amazing. Thank you......More

Thank razij_13
Reviewed 30 March 2015

We went for dinner right at opening at 5:00 pm. This worked well for a good table as it gets busy fast later. The menu is limited but all the choices are quite good and there is a daily special as well. The steak was...More

Thank Alan N
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Been meaning to try Alloy for a while but I usually stick to the usual dining areas of Calgary (17th, Mission, Kensington, Inglewood). Finally had the opportunity was glad I did. Pleasant décor and I enjoy being seated at comfortable round half-banquette table. Enjoyed a...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Love the décor of this restaurant. The food and service are great also. Had their Duck breast entrée. Perfection. My wife enjoyed her beef rib also. Love going here

Thank Saismeup
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Johan A
20 August 2016|
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Response from DougFromCalgary | Reviewed this property |
Not formal but it's generally not appropriate to wear jeans in the classier restaurants although a lot of people do.
20 February 2016|
Response from timetobeinspired | Reviewed this property |
Glad to hear it!
6 January 2015|
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Response from Don G | Reviewed this property |
There must be some confusion. Alloy Restaurant is a single story building and I do not understand the reference to the "pineapple building" or water parks. There is no water park in the vicinity of Alloy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 42 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1Y4, Canada
    (42 Ave. and Macleod Trail)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Alyth - Bonnybrook - Manchester
  • Neighbourhood: Alyth - Bonnybrook - Manchester
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