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For 2
Fri, 2/23
7:00 PM
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Vero Bistro Moderne

1079 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Chef Jenny believes strongly in the importance of fresh, healthy food while supporting the local community and strives to create flavourful inspired cuisine using quality ingredients sourced from a variety of trusted local producers. Featured small plates include house made veal meatballs, Baby Calamari Frito with kaffir lime aioli and the Signature Sweet Potato Gnocchi with wild boar bacon and gorgonzola, as well as more substantial offerings, such as Steak & Frites-New York steak with chimichurri butter, truffle parmesan frites, and the signature 'Seafood Platter.' Breakfast items such as wild boar bacon & prawn benny served on top of a fresh baked croissant with hand whipped hollandaise and the French Toast Brulee with hazelnut praline, passionfruit.
No Menu Tuesdays $45/guest
Steak & Frites on Wednesdays 3 courses $39/guest
Brunch Sat & Sun 10 AM -2 PM
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Italian, Fusion / Eclectic
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Hours of operation

Lunch Tues-Fri 11:00 AM-2PM
Brunch: Sat & Sun: 10:00 AM-2:00 PM;
Dinner: Tuesday - Sat : 5:00 PM - Close
Dinner: Sun 5:30 PM - Close
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Phone number
(403) 283-8988
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Payment options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jenny Chan
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Private party facilities
Vero offers private parties whether it be company/corporate function or a gathering of friends and family. We have semi and private areas.
Please inquire.
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Private party contact
Michael Berg: (403) 283-8988
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Cross street
Kensington Road
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Parking details
Lots of street parking on 10th Street & Kensington Road. Public parkade on 10A & Memorial Drive.
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Public transit
5 minute walk from the Sunnyside train station.
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Special events & promotions

'No Menu" Tuesday $39/guest
Steak & Frites on Wednesdays $39/guest
Brunch 10AM-2:30PM
Banquet, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1079 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.7  based on recent ratings
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0  Dined 3 days ago

We have eaten at Vero for brunch a couple of times, and it always exceeded expectations. We recently decided to try their no menu Tuesday, and each course was an absolute delight. The wine pairing was on point, and there was not a single aspect of the experience that I could fault.

OpenTable Diner (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

This is the second time we've been to Vero Bistro and it was exceptional. The food was both interesting and tasted exquisite, and the service was top notch (thank you Alex). My wife is an excellent cook, so we are often disappointed when we go out to eat. Not so with Vero - they exceeding our expectations. We would highly recommend Vero to foodies with a taste for high quality food and superb service.

CheriS (Calgary)
3.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Really lovely food and attentive service. The only downside is that the venue is really small and the tables are really, really close together. I also always prefer when my winter coat (and everybody else’s!) is hung in a closet rather than slung over my chair. Multiple coats on the backs of chairs contributes to crowding and detracts from ambiance.

TravelLady (Calgary)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

This has been our third time at Vero and it has yet to disappoint. We ordered the surf and turf for two and loved every bit of it. The food is delicious and the service was great. It is a small restaurant , but it is definitely a hidden gem. I would recommend making reservations.

OpenTable Diner (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Great service followed by an excellent meal. Truly worth driving in from out of town.

OpenTable Diner (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Consistently delicious, creative, beautifully presented and great service. Bravo!

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

We’ve been wanting to try this restaurant for years having been told by many that it was the best restaurant in Calgary. It lived up to the hype! Service was excellent - dinner was outstanding.

OpenTable Diner (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

It was a wonderful dining experience for my fiancee's birthday. Great food and great service! Been here lots and will continue to come!

Nicolinna (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

My boyfriend and I went to Vero Bistro for the first time yesterday (Tuesday) it was a fixed menu prepared by Chef Jenny with three different choices for the main entree.
We tried the Mussels as well as the Steak & Frites. Amongst that, we had a starter and a salad. And finished with some creme brûlée and ice cream. Each and every bite was mouth watering and delightful.
We didn't have any complaints other than being full when we left :)
Great bistroesque atmosphere, reminded us of Montreal or Europe.
Will definitely come back again!

OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Awesome - Chefs choice - took friends that haves owned up scale restaurant - best meal they have had in 18 mths!

vipOpenTable Diner (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Fantastic Brunch. Fresh croissants with marmalade! I have had the Vero Traditional (poached eggs, bison sausage, salad and croissant) as well as the Ratatouille (with poached eggs, and croissant) both of which were excellent. Highly recommend.

Diner (Calgary)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Without a doubt, the food is outstanding. However, the service is often quite snobby. For example, we recently made a reservation, including a child. We called the day before to adjust the reservation. No problem, said the very friendly woman. When we arrived, there was a mix up about our adjustment. We were made to feel as though we had inconvenienced them (despite a half empty restaurant). Our waiter then only brought coffee to half of the table, and appeared annoyed when we pointed out we all asked for coffee. This is Calgary, not Paris, People!

OpenTable Diner (Calgary)
3.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

Food was great but the service was slow. We waited about 30 minutes between each course of the three course meal. Also to add they forgot entirely about our dessert until someone came up to ask If we needed anything else (not realizing that we were still waiting).

OpenTable Diner (Calgary)
1.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

The food was good but the service was horrible. We waited 20 minutes for our table, 15 minutes just to get a drink order in, and another 20 minutes for them to arrive at our table. And despite being one of the last 2 tables left at the end of the night (since it took so long to get our food) we actually had to ask for the bill. Disappointing.

OpenTable Diner (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

The food was outstanding ...service was friendly and professional and a comfortable and intimate ambience

vipPete (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Excellent cuisine, friendly efficient service; consistently high quality dining at a reasonable price point.

OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
3.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Went for dinner with some girlfriends and had a pleasant evening. We shared the charcuterie board which was very nice. I few of us had the steak frites and were not impressed. The steak itself had almost no flavour. The sauce was ok and it was seared nicely but a good quality beef will have more flavour. If I didn’t know I was eating steak, I wouldn’t be able to tell by the taste. And I can’t understand why a chef would serve a steak on top of the fries. Needless to say half the fries ended up soggy. Please serve the fries BESIDE the steak! Our server was very pleasant and attentive. The hostess is unfriendly and barely gives you a glance or hello before seating.

Stephaska (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on January 18, 2018

Outstanding dinner from Chef Jenny. Last recent memorable meals were Paris and New York, and this is a gem. Source of quality products, attention to detail absolutely impeccable. Service was wonderful, attentive, and knowledgeable. Absolutely loved it, Stephen.

vipAnneual (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

I don't even want to tell you how good Vero Bistro is! It was hard enough to get a reservation, but if I really tell you how great our evening was, it will be even harder to get in. We went on a Tuesday and had the 3 course prix fixe menu. The price was reasonable, the food was out of this world and the "extras" that they brought us were so unexpected and appreciated. From the Amuse Bouche at the beginning to the macaroons at the end, this was a meal to remember.

OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

James our server was awesome!! A must visit for any occasion!!