Bridgette Bar

4.8
2097 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
American
Open Monday - Sunday in the heart of Calgary's Design District. Bridgette Bar is a chef-driven bar featuring Chef JP Pedhirney's ambitious menu. Lunch, happy hour, dinner and late nights in a mid-century modern setting.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 2097 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.8
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Noise · Moderate
98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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tara
1 review
Dined 21 hours ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food is incredible. Servers are great. The door staff/hostesses the night we went were in need a bit of an attitude adjustment. Total turn off - glad the servers and food quality pulled that experience out of the gutter.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food

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RenaeM
Calgary
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall1food1service3ambience1

Would not alter meal for us at all.

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BrookeC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and safe environment. A bit loud but we had a slightly larger group so I am sure with a small party it would be great!

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CalgaryGeorge
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Really love this restaurant. The food is always superb and the staff are just trained to make you feel welcome. They used to have a wonderful Avocado Toast and an amazing pate on the menu, but even with them both gone, the lunch was terrific. Tuna Crudo, Beef Carpaccio with parmeson crisps and very nice wine. The Cashew nuts done with sea salt are literally addictive!! Great spot for lunch or dinner, nice decor and a young and vibrant feel to the place.

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Emma
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was delicious and ambience was great! Surprised us with a Birthday card. Wish there were a couple more dessert choices. But everything was amazingly tasty and decadent. We recommend sharing all the dishes so that you can try more of the menu items!

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MaureenA
Calgary
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great food. A pleasant surprise was the salt & vinegar cashews!

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had such an amazing experience at this place. Everything from the ambiance, the service, and the food was above and beyond. We knew it was a good place but the experience at Bridgette exceeded all our expectations. Thank you Alex for your wonderful and kind personality and attention while serving our table, and to everyone that stopped by, because you all had a smile and provided excellent service. Loved the aesthetics of the place and how welcoming it felt. We were lucky to try so many dishes and pretty much all the desserts, and we feel confident recommending others to come. I am so happy they stepped out of the typical boring creme brûlée and warm brownie with vanilla ice cream that everyone else seems to serve. The desserts we tried here are all out of this world and as good as the meals we had. Can’t wait to be back ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Jane
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite restaurants in town. This place never ceases to amaze. The garlic bread, carrots, beets, duck and banana cream pie are an absolute must!

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LauraYYC
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff were friendly and fun and the food was well thought out and delicious. Amazing and refreshing feature drink of the week too. Will definitely be back again soon!

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Diane
Calgary
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great happy hour cocktail and a few sharing dishes.

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DustinR
Calgary
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very nice decor that provides a very nice interior that can be casual with friends or intimate with a significant other. Food was incredible and service was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Very good to meet colleagues

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SusanV
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Jesse our server was fantastic.

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PatB
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Serving utensils would be helpful when sharing plates of food.
Hard "cores" from veggies should be removed.

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AbigailP
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as always! Great food, great service and great atmosphere!

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JodiC
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

It was just ok, food thought it would be better, but was just ok.

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loriB
Calgary
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food! Great service! Will be back, for sure.

KR
KelseyR
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant in Calgary hands down ! The food and drinks are always incredible!

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HilaryG
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food and service were good I just wish I knew ahead of time that we would only be able to order from the matinee menu as it’s not indicated online

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vipKS80
Calgary
37 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience at Brigette Bar as always.

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TimC
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

We were here for our 10yr anniversary, service was good, food took a while to arrive, they were perfectly cooked but a bit on the salty side, overall would’ve been a 3* but the fact that the staff took an extra minute to sign a post card wishing happy anniversary makes them stand out, thus the 4*.

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AMSCanadiana
Calgary
10 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Food and service were excellent, as always. Was a bit uncomfortable with how close tables, patrons and staff were all unmasked.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience5

Always such good food and cocktails ! Waitress was a little rude and not helpful, not the best service I have ever gotten there. But it will not deter me from going back as I have had many good experiences there and enjoy the food and drink a lot !

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JessicaD
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience! The food was delicious and the service was outstanding.

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Aaron
Orlando
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Raquel is fabulous!! I’ll always come back for the octopus salad. We might suggest a few main meal options for people who are lactose intolerant. There’s not much to choose from there. Otherwise a fantastic experience as always.

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Gitano
Calgary
35 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our third visit to Bridgette Bar and were not disappointed with the food items. We shared 5 small plates. All of the items were unique and very flavorful. We found the octopus dish to be outstanding - the sherry vinaigrette made the dish. The eggplant fries and the beet salad were also standouts. Not on the same level as the food items was the wine list. Only 4 items were available by the glass, and none of them were agreeable to our palate. A Spanish or Portuguese offering by the glass would have been welcomed. Service was friendly and attentive. We very much enjoyed our visit and will return soon.

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ChrisMatthew
Calgary
7 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have not been here for over a year, glad to know everything is as good as before that is delicious food and great service. Always a good experience!

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gettingandspending
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Bridgette has never disappointed. Our lunch (first in a restaurant since March 2020) was absolutely fabulous. I had the endive salad with blueberries and goat cheese and it was perfect, and then the rhubarb dacquoise dessert was definitely Michelin-star-worthy. Plus the service was brilliant.

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PungentBulb
Calgary
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bridgette Bar really is a respite from the outside world. One of my favourite spots on the planet, let alone Calgary.

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Samk
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was great, our waiter was knowledgeable, friendly and quick. The food was outstanding, we shared four dished and a starter. Great drink menu. The restaurant is beautiful as well. Lovely layout, decor and ambiance. Would recommend and will be back.

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vipNickF
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

incredible, top end, epic food. Every item was awesome. The rigatoni was the best bite I have had in '21, garlic bread is the bomb, and the duck perfect!

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JaneG
Calgary
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience2

Delicious food, excellent service. Found the noise level a little disconcerting.

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HashbrownsRMyLife
Calgary
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really great

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Gnullim
Calgary
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing greeting and servers.
Food was absolutely delicious, can highly recommend

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the food and cocktails. Service was excellent.

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JeniferS
Calgary
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favourite place! The best food and the best service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was very fine, all exceeded expectations, the waiter was super friendly and helpful. The portions were too small for the price.

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Canerman
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great atmosphere, stylish vibe. Staff was professional, very attentive and friendly!
We had a table for two and the rectangular tables are all turned so you are quite far away from each other. It is very loud in there and it’s tough to have a conversation or not hear the table next to you chat. But this place has some great individually designed seating areas that we will just request to be seated in more secluded area next time! Because the food was fantastic and so were the cocktails!

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BrookeF
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came for my boyfriends birthday. The service and food was amazing

FAQs

Bridgette Bar is rated 4.8 stars by 2097 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.