Cibo Centre St

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944 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Italian
Located on bustling Centre St North beside Lina’s Italian Market, Cibo opened its doors on June 6th 2018 in a building with a long history of Italian restaurants.
This restaurant serves the Modern Italian cuisine with touch of classical zest and inspire the simple Italian flavors in best of its form.

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Jndau
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovey atmosphere. We were on the patio and the food & weather was perfect. Staff followed proper social distancing protocols and made us feel very safe to be dining. The food was really good!

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HQ4A
Calgary
10 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

60 th Birthday dinner with the family.
The food is always great! Service was as well.
A fantastic go to restaurant for any occasion.

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CarolineS
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

We picked Cibo to eat out during Covid because of the large outdoor space. We have been here a lot over the years and on this occasion, we found the food to be just “bleh”. Definitely different and disappointing compared to previous visits.

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ShaunaC
1 review
Dined on 26 July 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

I have been supporting Cibo for many years and find the new owners way better. Unfortunately food and service is a hit and miss all the time. Brought my family for my Dad’s 86 birthday food was incredible and so was the service but on Sunday it was just my Dad and I but the food and service wasn’t nearly as good. I am going tomorrow for lunch with my girlfriends hopefully we will get the best of both. 😊

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ErinN
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on 23 July 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience4

Great atmosphere and the drinks are great. Food was only ok tho. Not great.

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Duck
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great menu, excellent service, great daily specials!
Highly recommended for casual dining!
Also awesome outside patio!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful place for authentic Italian, great service, great atmosphere, it is great to eat inside or on the patio! Make sure you check out Lina’s Italian market next door if you have time.

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vipBrian
Calgary
40 reviews
Dined on 18 July 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Consistently good and now a regular place for us. Always great food and service.

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MeganE
1 review
Dined on 17 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great little place for a meal and conversation. Waitress is awesome - down to earth and fun. Definitely will be back.

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vipDGeneral
Calgary
12 reviews
Dined on 10 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal! Enjoyed the patio on a sunny evening with a pitcher of sangria. The lasagna here is fabulous.

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Connie
1 review
Dined on 4 July 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Staff was friendly and welcoming. Service was very good and observant of COVID safety rules. We ate on the patio and, as in the past, enjoyed it. The risotto was very flavourful and just spicy enough. My companions reported favourably on the pizza and gnocchi.

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FayeM
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on 1 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and our waiter was great. Very friendly and accommodating. Wanted to change my dessert on the daily special and it was no problem!

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vipSherriJ
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We have eaten at Cibo centre street several times. This was, by far, the best food we’ve had here. Everything was so fresh and tasty.

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vipEatOutAlot
Calgary
70 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We went on a Monday night. All pizzas are $12 for dine in. Besides being a great deal, the pizzas were so tasty. The Wild Boar is a favourite.

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KateM
1 review
Dined on 10 June 2020
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Very disappointed in spinach salad-soggy sloppy and below average dressing.

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WalterK
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

My wife and I really enjoyed our Friday night date night at Cibo. The service and atmosphere are too notch. Even while busy it doesn't feel too loud and still very intimate. The food was outstanding. The mushroom pizza is my wife's new favourite. Would highly recommend this spot.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 5 March 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

We live nearby so we’ve been going about twice a month for mini special occasions since the ownership change. (Atta boy from a boss, good grade etc.) We love the food so we keep coming back but there’s something going on with the work culture?
Nobody’s having any fun. Ever. None of them. It’s an effort to get squeeze out a smile. The man with the short white hair told my son off on the patio this summer for dropping his menu. This visit he gave us a warm smile but when I made a joke about the weather his face fell. That was more than he was capable of.
I’ve hesitated to write this review because the negative vibe is so palpable and so universal through all the staff that I feel the issue must be at a management level. I’m not writing this so that our server gets told off. I’m writing this review straight to management. You need to decide what you want this place to be. Our favourite (scodallini), the cocktails named after local communities and the charming decor all seem to indicate that you want this to be a neighbourhood joint. But the perfunctory and downright dour atmosphere has all the personality of a Bankers Hall lunch rush.
We were 2 couples and my son. We ordered a wine, a cocktail, a Shirley Temple and 2 beers. We were not offered refills on our drinks. The men asked for 2 more beers and they arrived 25 minutes later - after we were done eating and it was time for the bill. The place was almost empty. The other 3 of us were not offered refills.
This happens when people’s hearts are not in it.
Please create a better atmosphere FOR YOUR STAFF so that some happiness trickles down to us customers.
Thank you.

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They gave us special birthday treatment!

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
7 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious! We hosted business partners from out of town. We were there a bit earlier in the evening and benefited from the specials that evening to make it incredible value. Will definitely be back for other occasions as well.

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The food was fabulous and service was very good. We will definitely be back!

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GemmaP
1 review
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Hello, i really enjoy dining at cibo. Friendly staff, great food, a perfect place to catch up with friends.... no loud music playing. The staff does not make you feel rushed to eat, pay and leave. Very accommodating if you do not have a reservation.

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vipRemae
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience3

tge Food that we actually did get served was great but the service was the most rediculous mess I’ve experienced yet

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LeeMc
Calgary
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience2

Service was slow especially near to leaving, getting coffee/tea and bill. but perhaps part of the Italian ambience.
We sat near the window to accommodate of us, not in middle of room as offerred . Banquettes along side were not set for 3 or 4.
Food was good.
Third time I have visited, will go again.

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zedj
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined on 12 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

The happy hour menu is really good value for money.

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on 4 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience, will be going back!

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KatyT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Enjoyed the food and the service. The only thing we did not appreciate was we felt rushed. We we in and out in 50 minutes. We have not finished eating our appetizers and the main course was put before us to eat. Then we were not finished the main course and the dessert menu was on the table followed shortly with the bill. So we were a bit unhappy, albeit we will go back because the food and service are great. Next time we'll say we want to be there for a while to enjoy the evening.

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vipEatOutAlot
Calgary
70 reviews
Dined on 20 January 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

We went on a Monday night and all pizzas were $12 each. This is a great value. We all had leftover pizza to take home. As a starter we ordered the Smoked Ricotta from the Scodellina menu - it was very tasty. With restaurants discontinuing the use of plastic straws, we were pleasantly surprised that the straw that came with the soft drinks was a pasta straw.

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dalali
1 review
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great happy hour specials and efficient service! Love their pizza and risotto balls!

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ClaireL
Palm Springs
12 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Went to Cibo on a cold Friday night and lucky to have a table by the fireplace; so nice and cozy. Great service from our waitress. The three of us shared the truffle fries as an appetizer (very yummy) and all had pasta entrees. All very tasty and good portions. Two of us brought part of our dinner home. Good selection of wines and everything was reasonably priced.

Have been here several times and will continue to frequent.

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vipEatOutAlot
Calgary
70 reviews
Dined on 16 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We went on a Monday and pizza was $12. Pizza was very good. Our server was very attentive. Since the restaurant is out of the downtown core, parking is easy to find.

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vipSasa
Calgary
34 reviews
Dined on 15 December 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Nice restaurant with good food and service. Free parking lot. Server is friendly. Lighting is a bit too dark, and I am not able to read the menu with such a small font printing. Suggest provide reading light, LOL. Yes, recommend this restaurant for Family or Friend Gathering.

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Coop
Calgary
12 reviews
Dined on 15 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food - start with the warm olive appetizer, eggs Benedict and frittata excellent. Warm and friendly service, manager Jayce cam for a chat. Neighborhood gem!

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Kitty
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first time to Cibo Centre Street, very impressive.
Food are very good. My mom likes their pizza, the pizza crust are pretty thin.
Their pasta on Tuesday are all $12 each which is a great price.

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vipChrisB
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on 5 December 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

recently tweaked under new management and so good, food and drinks amazing, comfortable not stuffy atmosphere, keep it up

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible brunch and service!

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SuzanneD
Calgary
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

This is a quiet and cozy restaurant. We were a little disappointed with our table as it was a little cool, drafty and isolated by the door. The manager was very attentive though and turned the temperature up. If I were to go again I would request a table closer to the fireplace as the ambiance was more inviting. The pizzas are delicious and the tiramisu amazing!!!

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DebbieL
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on 26 November 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Lovely experience. Service was excellent! Food was delicious and the choices on the menu were unique and plentiful.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Let me start with saying that both our server and the food we had was amazing. She really made us feel welcomed and she made sure our toddler was well taken care of through out the entire meal. We had a party of 6 adults and a toddler. The grandparents were visiting from out of town.

We unfortunately have to mention that the General Manager that was acting as the host for the evening was horrible! He was incredibly rude and very condescending through out the night. From the first moment we arrived at the restaurant he seemed annoyed that we had a reservation. He also happened to be helping the kitchen bring food out that evening too - and he had two dishes In his hand and he was adamant that we had order them, we politely told him that we ordered something different and he wouldn’t accept it. He kept saying “it’s on your bill, you did”, about 5-6 minutes later our wonderful server went over to him and corrected him telling him that the two dishes were for the table across from us. He then came back over to the table not to apologize for being super rude and for pretty much making us feel like liars, but to tell us that he was super tired for working so many days in a row. And then he randomly gave us a cup of toothpicks we didn’t ask for. It was odd to us that he couldn’t even muster himself for a simple - “sorry I got that mixed up”.

We totally understand people have tough days and they have things going on in their lives. We just hope the GM does a better job of representing a fantastic restaurant like CIBO. Our family loves the food there, as well as all of the other outstanding staff members

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about our visit was great! The food was super tasty, the festive egg nog was amazing and Jessica’s service was outstanding!! Highly recommend it!!

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Snydes
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience4

Worst experience we’ve had at this restaurant was tonight. The people at the front were rude and disorganized. It took 20 minutes for our drinks to arrive and the food was mediocre. We had to send the salad back, because it was so salty it was inedible. We likely will not return, and won’t be recommending it anytime soon.

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