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Yellow Door Bistro

4.1
435 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Contemporary French
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  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups

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About

Yellow Door Bistro is a contemporary eatery located in Hotel Arts in Calgary, Alberta that specializes in serving bistro cuisine, wine and cocktails. The restaurant features an upscale, casual atmosphere and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Breakfast at Yellow Door Bistro features a continental buffet of fresh fruit, bowls, steel cut oatmeal, dried fruit, seeds, yogurt and charcuterie selections. Lunch and dinner fare at Yellow Door Bistro offers a wide variety of appetizers, flatbreads, salads and main courses, including seared Alberta beef tenderloin, Tofino salmon cassoulet and grilled rib eye. Gluten free pasta, flatbreads and breads are available at the restaurant upon request.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary French, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation

Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30 am - 11:00 am

Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm

Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Mid Day: Daily: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Dinner: Daily: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Phone number
(403) 206-9585
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Duncan Ly
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
1st street SW
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Parking details
Hotel owned Valet or self parking in either above or underground parking lot's available. City street parking and lot's also available.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.1  based on all time ratings
4.1
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4.1
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4.2
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2.8
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vipStella1313 (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on April 19, 2015

Fantastic brunch!

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vipwinefanatic (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on April 5, 2015

Been here a few times with friends and it has always been a treat. We love the rotating seasonal menu items. They are fresh and delicious and have a wide variety to appeal to everyone! Easter brunch was well themed and great too. They even have complimentary coat check.

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Vivi (Calgary)
1.0  Dined on April 4, 2015

We went for breakfast buffet. The food was not fresh.

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OpenTable Diner (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on April 3, 2015

We have been to the Yellow Door twice now and by far my favorite place. It is perfect from the time you walk in to when you leave. The service is exceptional and the food is the most amazing food I have ever had. The desserts...... don't leave without having some!! We will be back many, many times!!!

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Dinnerwiththegirls (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on March 29, 2015

Great atmosphere, great service and very tasty food. We had the cheese fondu, which was very good but nothing overly original but the Cobb salad and the perogies were fantastic! The only complaint was that we went there because we saw on the online menu that they had a French desert called l'île flottante. My French friend was so excited because she loves them in France but they removed it from their menu. Overall it was a great meal.

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Phyllo (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on March 27, 2015

My wife and I had our anniversary dinner at Yellow Door - when making our reservation, I'd indicated that it was our anniversary and they went all out. Daniel, our server, was subtle but helpful. Started with Cheese Fondue, a meal in itself. I had the rib eye - possibly one of the best cuts I'd had in about 5 years; my wife had the Chicken w Mushroom - also outstanding. They also served a complimentary dessert (chocolate truffle lollipops) along with some ice wine (tasty!) for our anniversary. Highly recommend for a romantic night out!

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OpenTable Diner (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on March 15, 2015

Yellow Door Bistro is fast becoming one of my favourite restaurants in Calgary. I've been there 4 times and the food has always been exceptional. The sous-vide steak is a must-have experience if you love steak. It's a place that bakes all it's own breads, cures their own meat and the flavours in the entrees are a foodie's delight. They have a great weekend brunch, not the usually big buffet with so many choices you don't know where to start but a selection of what most people would want for a brunch on a sunday, there have been the odd item I didn't care for but so far their batting average for me has been stellar. Service is efficient and discreet, they check up on you often enough not to be disruptive and are always there when you need them.

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DisappointedCustomer (Calgary)
2.0  Dined on March 15, 2015

Two friends and I went to The Yellow Door for a brunch last sunday and honestly it was such a disappointment! There is 3 options for brunch: buffet, continental and a la carte. I took a look at the buffet and the options were not very attractive, so I decided to go for the continental option which was pretty much, pastries, some cheese and oatmeal and my friends ordered 2 eggs benedict. One of the egg benedict was very cold and the eggs were not poached the way she ordered (medium). After complaining with the waitress another one was brought and it seemed to be ok. Coffee was served cold twice! Even the waitress got embarrassed when she realized the coffee was totally cold!

The buffet lacks variety.. The only thing I really like about the this place was the ambiance.. It's very modern and I like the style.

Overall.. Bad experience. I was expecting way more from such a place like the Yellow Door. I do not recommend this place for brunch.

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vipPriscilla (Edmonton)
5.0  Dined on March 15, 2015

I've always wanted to try this place, and it was completely worth the wait! My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed the brunch buffet (the fluffy scrambled eggs, Dutch cake, and miniature sandwiches were big hits), and loved the great service and beautiful decor! We will be back for sure!

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Baited (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on March 13, 2015

The food was very well done with attention to detail that was unexpected. Will be back for sure to try everything else on the menu.

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