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Inspired by their backgrounds and travels, Chef/Owners Uri Heilik and Rogelio Herrera invite you on an escape to a unique experience in fine dining. Bringing creativity and passion from their respective Mediterranean and Latin heritage, their influences are introduced to Asian flavors and sensibilities to create a menu and atmosphere that represents a harmonious culinary adventure that will leave a lasting impression. Alloy employs a guest-centric philosophy. From our insistence for using only the freshest ingredients, to our carefully selected wines, to our hand-picked staff, we strive to infuse our passion for food, wine, and customer service into everything we do. A visit to Alloy goes beyond a night out for dinner. It will indulge your imagination and offer an escape for your senses. Enjoy the experience of Alloy.
Calgary, AB T2G 1Y4
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
42 Ave. and Macleod Trail
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
We have 55 free parking stalls.
Chef's Table, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Perfect for friends, family, business meetings, or an evening out. Our room has been specially designed to make you feel at home.
Alloy Ratings and Reviews
Food and service generally very good. Server a little slow initially, but very knowledgeable about the menu and very helpful with recommendations. Lobster tempera appetizer excellent, pulled pork appetizer over seasoned in our opinion. Halibut with lobster risotto main Very rich and unable to finish completely but done perfectly and for $45, I would expect it to be. . I would ask for extra (cherry) tomatoes next time to cut the richness a little. Complementary hummus and pita is always a treat as was the glass of prosecco in honour of our anniversary.
Food was amazing. Service was lacking severely. Michelle was our server. We felt like she was ignoring us either cause we were young or she may have had too many tables on the go. We tried at least 4 separate times to get her attention with no success. There was cork in the wine so she took the glass back and when she returned she didn't pour the wine like she did at first, the wine was already in the glass and we felt like she or the bartender just removed the cork and returned the same wine, not a new glass, to the table. No small talk at all which she had no problem doing with the table beside us. As servers we understand when you get busy you don't have time to chat but that night wasn't that busy and she was talkative with all the other tables. Tip did not reflect the service. We over tipped cause we are servers but we felt like she did not deserve the amount that was left. We left happy cause of the food and drink but displeased with the level of service that was provided especially with the reputation the restaurant carries. Thank you.
3 galpals and I enjoyed a bottle of prosecco, then rose wine with our delicious meals. The hummus, pita and olives were appreciated. I had braised beef - best ever, accompanied by lovely vegetables and friends enjoyed their cornish game hen and pork loin meals. The flourless chocolate cake was spectacular!
Came here for a birthday/Father's Day dinner and it was quite enjoyable. Felt that we spent more money than necessary for most plates but it was still great. I enjoy the fact that they gave us some excellent Naan bread and hummus before our appetizers came around.
As always I had a wonderful lunch with a friend at Alloy. The food is always outstanding and our waitress was pleasant, personable and attentive. I have gotten to know her somewhat over the past year or so and find her very professional and good at her job. Overall, another successful lunch at Alloy. It is one of my "go to" restaurants in Calgary for special occasions and I will be back again soon.
This was my 3rd trip to Alloy in about 5 years. Previous to this most recent visit, I remember having a delicious meal and drinks. I found great value as everything that I had was flavorful and well prepared. This most recent did not quite meet the standard i remember.
The following items we ordered by our table rated out of 5: (food, portion, value)
carrot soup (5,4,3) delicious, portion was good soup size, price was a bit expensive for size
tomato salad (3,5,3) standard salad, portion was a good size for a starter salad, price was expensive a pretty plain salad)
ahi tuna tartare (4, 4, 4) very nice version of tuna tartar, size was good, value was good
truffle gnocchi (5,4,3) delicious, small portion was good since it is a rich dish, price was a bit expensive for size
beef short rib (4.5,5,5) best dish of the night, nice meal size portion, price well for what you got
beef tenderloin (3.5, 5, 4) slightly over-cooked for a medium rare and potatoes were bland compared the what is expected of brie cheese mashed potatoes, nice meal size portion, for $49 you expect the steak to be perfect, this feel short on preparation and possible less than prime grade meat.
We were greeted warmly and seated quickly. Really liked have a booth for the two of us.
Ordered salad that was featured with tomatoes. Very tasty but there was more lettuce than tomatoes, and they were small & few in number.
Main courses of halibut was really fresh & properly cooked. Our server only remembered to ask if we wanted pepper well into our main.
Our server was nice but seemed to lack a bit of polish that we'd experienced other times at Alloy.
We'll be back, but not for a while. Felt it had slipped a bit from previous dinners.
I would say our overall experience was pretty good. Food portions were exceptional for the price, not too dainty like at some fine dining restaurants [ we ordered straight off the menu, not the chefs tasting (which seemed like a great price)]
It wasn't too busy for a Friday night, the ambience was pretty relaxed but the decor was very trendy and beautiful. Our server was wonderful, had great recommendations but seemed a little too busy in her section. At one point we actually wondered if they forgot our main course.
Our dishes were the
Carrot Soup ( perfectly seasoned )
Lobster tempura ( MUST TRY, so delicious)
And the halibut with lobster risotto ( had to pack half of it up and it was just as tasty the next day for lunch ) the halibut was cooked to perfection.
Dessert was the macerated berries ( couldn't finish dinner, but the plate of dessert was cleared quickly) it was light and yummy.
Will be returning as the location is just far south enough it's not a pain to get to. Price is right and food is great! Only wishing the hostesses were as pleasant as the servers.
Delicious cocktail special - Moscow Mule (free when you tell your server #bestrestaurantsyyc until end May). Delicious grilled chicken salad, with romaine leaves and fresh julienned vegetables. Vegan friend was delighted with chef's choice of rice with sauteed vegetables. We 3 enjoyed olives and hummus appetizer. Great value, delicious food, friendly and professional server.
We came here for my birthday and overall the food was good however the food took forever to come out. We waited over 45 mins for our mains and 15 mins to receive our bill. It's too bad as the food was good however not sure if I would come back if I had to wait that long again. I was hoping for a better experience for being voted one of Calgary's top ten restaurants.
Alloy looks beautiful from far, but when you take a closer look the seats and tables are worn down. The restaurant does not have a warm cozy feel - in fact, I was sitting at a table right above an AC vent. It was freezing cold, I ended up sitting with my legs under me! My seat had no spring left in it so it was uncomfortable eating my dinner because the table was so high and I sank into my chair. They have no music playing and the restaurant seems loud which gives it a more casual feel although the menu seems more fancy. The gnocchi appetizer was amazing - by far the best thing we ate. The mains were just okay, although the meat was cooked perfectly the flavour was too unique to be good. My short rib tasted like it was dipped in chocolate. Dessert was strange as well. The creme brûlée was supposed to be peaches and cream, but there was a spice added that made it taste like nothing but chilies. Unfortunately could not taste peach at all. We couldn't finish our dessert because it was just too much spice. Overall, it wasn't a terrible experience and we had excellent service, but Calgary has such a good food scene, I wouldn't go back to Alloy.
Our reservation was for 6pm and we did not finish until 8pm. Our expectation was 1.5hrs. The courses were slow and 60% of our mains were cold. The server removed our wine glasses mid meal without asking if we'd like a refill. We also had to ask for the bill twice.
We recently enjoyed the tasting menu at Alloy. The dishes were quite tasty although quality varies. One persons steak was quite dry and the sorbet palate cleanser was partially melted and presented with a straw. The part that didn't melt was hard to get at. We chose to have the wine pairing which was a disappointment. We enjoyed only a few of the wines and some of us skipped drinking the less desirable ones. Service was great and we have enjoyed meals here previously so I would stay with ordering off the menu in the future.
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