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Cafe Koi

1011 1 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1J2, Canada
+1 403-206-1564
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good50%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“coconut curry” (3 reviews)
“salmon” (5 reviews)
“rice bowl” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1011 1 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1J2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations based on trip advisor reviews. We walked up on time and were concerned when we saw the cafe almost completely empty on a Saturday evening. Basic table and chairs inside with a couple of staff standing around. Against better judgement we ordered....More

Thank LSXX427
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Made a reservation last minute and was welcomed. Very busy place but the food was amazing, staff was very nice and great live music. The kimchi salmon was great. Most of the rice entrees seem to be a little small but the Szechwan Chili Fire...More

Thank jamesmccoy123
Reviewed 30 November 2017

I met a business colleague for a casual dinner. Cafe Koi was perfect. Amazing dishes that were vegetarian and seafood based. Friendly and fun service. Impromptu musicians and music rounded out the evening. I will go again.

Thank jeffman29
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Koi was amazing. I had the Claw Bowl which had shrimp, rice, coconut curry and vegetables and it was amazing. can't wait to go here again to try something else!

Thank WineandAirplanes
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great food, atmosphere, and service! I had the veggie Buddha bowl which was a good size portion and it was so good.

Thank CanadianTraveler2008
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed an exceptionally tasty dinner with my adult daughter tonight. First time visit for both of us. Very friendly and efficient service. Open mike night....with varying quality (as one might expect). Chai tea needs a bit of work-but a small price to pay for such...More

Thank Redgreenblack
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Staff was so friendly and helpful. Music was nice and not too loud (Tuesday is open mic night). And the food was soooo good. I got the Dr Phangs and could have just kept eating if the bowl refilled itself. We did takeout the second...More

Thank Tayler A
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Nice subtle spot off 1 ST SW. Place to enjoy a good fresh meal in a friendly clean environment. Emphasis on providing gluten free options is a real bonus. My coconut curry dish was flavorful but was served luke warm.

Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Really friendly staff, made me feel welcome even though I was on my own. I have the salmon and vegi bowl which was delicious and healthy.

Thank Scar12345678
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a great little place. I went here on a date and got to enjoy a great prawn noodle bowl and some local music. Wonder atmosphere and genuine service is something Cafe Koi offers for its guests.

Thank Antonio Q
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 14
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1011 1 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1J2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Beltline
  • Neighbourhood: Beltline
  • Phone Number: +1 403-206-1564
  • E-mail
Koi is a blend of passionate people pooling their skills to provide urban Calgary with a forward-thinking environment, serving delicious and nutritious food, creating unique communities, and supporting local art, music, and culture.
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