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Sugo Italian Food & Wine
Sugo Italian Food & Wine

Sugo Italian Food & Wine Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://sugo.ca
  • Phone: (403) 263-1115
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 5:00pm.
    Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm -9:00pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Angelo Contrada
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Contact: Jesse Johnson (403) 263-1115

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 11 St SE
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Street parking is available in front of the restaurant and all along ninth avenue with two public parking lots on either end of the block.
A word from Sugo Italian Food & Wine
Sugo opened its doors in November 2001, with the mantra of creating a unique Italian dining experience focused on regional ingredients with an emphasis on freshness. Our first menu was created on November 14th 2001 and since then we have had more than 1,000 different menus, each designed with love and using the best product available.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
Diner Reviews
  • "My mother is from a small town in Saskatchewan and is very skeptical about " big city food". She attended the lunch at Sugo with me and whole-heartedly approved!! She had her first ever Americano and loved it. Thanks"
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "Very friendly waitress, delicious food, slow service though (It took over an hour for our meals to come.)"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "My wife and I celebrated our anniversary here, the food was unbelievable. The service was great and the night was fabulous. The staff makes you feel at home. The wine list is great. My suggestion, go with the chefs creation 4 course dinner."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Out for a Friday night with my wife and daughter. I am sorry we went to Sugos. Food recommendations were not well chosen, wine poured with a heavy hand and enough salt to last me a week. I doubt we will be back."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "The hostess/server was very friendly and courteous. The food was terrific, the ambience was great, although a little noisy when it got busier. Our server became quite busy and we didn't see much of after the meals came out. The server did comp our after dinner cognacs though and I'm not sure why. Completely surprised by it. I will go back again...happy overall with our first visit."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Food was great! The gnocchi are made on site were excellent t."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Detailed review on Yelp. The service here was deplorable. 1 server for the whole restaurant who needs major lessons in customer service. The fish was dry (halibut). More pasta dishes were needed on the menu. The scallops appy was divine as was the fresh bread offering. Not impressed to pay for tap water, however. Ran out of Peroni beer? Come on! Great ambiance and wonderful location. Will not return based on lack of service, how long the food took to come out and the refusal to split cheques (2 for 4 people) Will not recommend and I was almost embarrassed that brought my friends here to try it out as they had not experienced worse service in a long, long time. Pricey. Sugo, you let us down."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "We have been here a few times and have always enjoyed the food. We especially like the build-your-own antipasti plate - the picked eggplant was amazing! My husband's risotto with duck was tasty, and I thoroughly enjoyed my halibut with vegetables. If I had to have one complaint, it would be that twice we've had a reservation, shown up on time (within 5 minutes) and our table hasn't been ready. I know this isn't necessarily the restaurant's fault, as sometimes people like to linger longer than anticipated, but it has happened more than once so I thought I'd mention it. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Right in the heart of Inglewood, this restaurant should not be missed! Amazing food, excellent wine and service!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "I hadn't been to Sugo in years but went out with another couple for dinner and it was excellent! We all enjoyed the shared appy's and our dinners...Delicious! Wait staff was excellent and when we couldn't decide what wine to have with dinner she suggested we try 3 of her fav's based on what we normally enjoy...and we found a good one to compliment our main course."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Went to Sugo for our 39th Anniversary and were ecstatic with choosing the chefs 4 course dinner!"
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "The pasta dishes are fantastic. The roasted romaine hearts are amazing. I had a sirloin, not so good. Tough and tasteless. Should try a different cut and dress it up."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Excellent meal! Started with the day's crostini - strawberries with balsamic reduction, prosciutto and marscapone. Perfect balance of sweet and savory. It was a large appetizer though, next time I'd plan to share. Main was the chicken breast, set on seasonal vege and topped with roasted red peppers. The pickled beet was an unexpected delicious counterbalance to the sauce. For dessert I enjoyed the meyer lemon tart. Lucious lemon curd in a delicate crust, topped with berries and cream. Excellent, but almost too tart...or maybe I finished the berries too quickly. Excellent and attentive service. My only complaint: several large parties in the room meant at times the noise level was irritating-not sure how they'd fix that however."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Highly recommend for all appetites and palates. Accomodating to our schedule and thoughtful suggestions for wine selections and food choices."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "we were disappointed in the chef special, sooner order from the menu, but nice place, great food"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Another good dinner provided by the folks at Sugo."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Food was excellent! Unfortunately they got slammed with an unexpected crowd and were short staffed. Service became slow. We will definitely go back."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Our first time at Sugo did not disappoint. We started with the buffalo mozzarella salad and arancini balls - yum yum yum! My dinner companion continued to enjoy the thought of his meal of crispy halibut long after the last portion was eaten. My pasta dish (Spaghetti with tuna, zucchini and wine/basil sauce) was light and delicious and perfect for what I was desiring. We both appreciated the simple yet delicious flavors. All the ingredients were fresh and fit well with each thing on the plate. The only thing I did not love was their pricey glass of red house wine. A secondary glass of an Amarone house wine was much better."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "This was my second visit to Sugo my first visit was with a group and since it was my husbands work function I didn't get a good feel for the restaurant. My latest visit was for lunch with a friend. We chose to split an appetizer and we each chose the pan seared halibut. The food was very good my only critique, our waitress brought our appetizer and entre at the same time. It's my understanding that the appetizer always precedes the main dish. I must point out that we had a reservation and yet when we arrived the young man that seated us seemed to be very confused almost as though he wasnt sure how to seat us it was quite uncomfortable. I would definitely return to sugo the food is great and energetic atmosphere."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Food and drink were excellent once again, staff is great, environment is very comfortable. Service was a little slow between courses."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Went here for a business lunch and the food was delicious. It was not very busy and so was quiet and we were not rushed. The server, however, was slow and did not come around very often. When she did, she was not as friendly as I would have expected from such a nice restaurant."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "Took my wife out for her birthday with her parents. We had looked at Sugo prior, but never tried it. We love Inglewood and all it offers and Sugo fits the billing perfectly. The food was incredible. Pea Risotto with Veal, Duck Breast, Bacon wrapped pork T-Loin and Game hen. Generous portions of proteins all around and side veggies were a nice mix of choices with nothing to turn you nose. Ambiance was great. Sat at a window table on a quiet Monday night. Service was good. Felt a little abandoned at times. Had a rather loud group 2 tables away and the volume carries in the small restaurant. Al around a great evening and our expectations were not disappointed. Note: rotating menu, don't go looking for standard fare. Look to be adventurous."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "If you want a great meal that your mind's eye can see (not to mention taste) then become a frequent guest. Very addictive."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We found the restaurant to fit our needs well. There was just two of us out for a quiet dinner. Food was very good and service friendly and up to expectations. We enjoyed the menu and the location was very nice inside with a warm and welcoming feel. It has a "home spun" feel which we like. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Overall had a good experience. The food was very good, but I felt that the cost was expensive for the value."
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "Took our daughter there for a Mother/daughter outing and we were disappointed with her meal. The pasta was a seafood linguine with a white wine garlic sauce. It arrived with Squid Ink which put off my 13 year old. She would not have ordered it if she knew that it had squid ink in it. The description on the menu should have mentioned that. When we asked about it the server checked with the kitchen and came back and said that it did indeed have squid ink and agreed that it was not mentioned on the menu description. (Obviously because it was a black sauce it had the ink!) That is all he did...they did not offer to bring her something else or take it off the bill. I thought that this was poor. Won't be back. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Our first impression of Sugo was anything but good! The Maitre d ( female lady)that met us and took us to a raised seating area and was anything but obliging. All four ( 4 ) of the individuals in our party were over 75 years old and since the restaurant was almost empty, (we had arrived early), there were plenty of ground level tables for 4 persons. One of our party could not even get up to the raised seating that she showed us to so we asked for a table on the ground level. With a sincere frown and no pleasantries we were shown to a nice table with a very good waitress and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The Maitre d never did come by our table again, which, was the only negative experience of the evening."
    Dined on 5/8/2014
  • "Sugo is a fabulous place for a special occasion dinner with a loved one. The price is affordable and the food is wonderful. Service is impeccable and they go the extra mile to make your dinner memorable. Inglewood has such a great feel and it's so nice Sugo is there to bring people into that cool area of Calgary! "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Service was poor. We waited 20 minutes before someone came to our table. She hardly said 2 words to us, threw the menus down and walked away. We had lamb shank and tenderloin which were just ok. The tenderloin was over cooked. I left feeling unsatisified. May be a different experience with a different server. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "If you're looking for a 5-Star Italian dining experience with a casual flair then Sugo is your kind of restaurant. The food, especially the pasta is outstanding. Try the gnocchi. My family has been going there for over ten years and we are never disappointed!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "...for creative Italian cuisine. Never disappointed."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "From a party of 4 there was 2 of us who had the Arctic Char on Friday evening. It was for both of us the most overcooked and dry fish we have ever eaten in this city. Would not recommend this dish to anyone."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "My husband and I ate at Sugo for our date night. . We love Italian food, but my husband is allergic to gluten. It is challenging to find a great Italian food restaurant that can accommodate our need for gluten free food. Sugo had excellent gluten free options and all of the food was delicious. We definitely plan on going back one day."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "We got a 4 course chefs meal and the apply was fantastic, the pasta was good but the fish that came with it was over cooked. The main was a chicken dish that was fantastic and the desert was nice. If the waiter had not been snippy and been remotely attentive the experience would have been great but really it was just…..meh."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "Waited 45 minutes to get seated with the reservation."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Food was excellent. Server was spot on and well received"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Walked by this place a few times and finally made a point to book a table. Food and service were both fantastic."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "great food ,excellent well trained staff,first class."
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "The service was excellent along with the food. I love the caprése salad! For my main course I had the gnocchi which were also very tasty. I love the way the food stays hot in the dish. The made to order factor is also great because I know that the food is fresh."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "We enjoyed our evening, great service, the food was very good and the wine selection was perfect."
    Dined on 2/25/2014