Involtini Ristorante

4.3
244 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Italian
Top tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Quiet Conversation
Involtini is the home of Northern Italian Inspired Cuisine - "Built from the Sauce Up". Only the freshest herbs and market vegetables reach our kitchen along with locally sourced quality seafood, meats and cheeses. Your dining experience will be enhanced with unique wines provided by JWebb Wine Merchant. All dinners are prepared from scratch so may take a little longer to make to guarantee a mouth watering experience. For those patrons who require gluten free items, we are pleased to inform that 95% of our menu can be made without gluten. Join us for dinner tonight. A warm European ambiance awaits you.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of Operation
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Sunday: 4:00pm - 8:00pm.
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Phone number
(403) 281-2482
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Jason Verhagen
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Private Party Facilities
We offer a private dining area for 20 up to 50 people at tables of 6 to 8 patrons each. Depending on the party size we can offer a reception area with cocktails and appetizers prior to dinner. Special menus can be created for your function.
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Private Party Contact
Gerry: (403) 281-2482
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Catering
We can cater to any event at your house, place of business or other venue. A menu can be styled to meet your tastes and budget.
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
24 Street SW
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Parking Details
Lots of parking in mall.
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Public Transit
On 90th Ave west of 24 St SW
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Special Events & Promotions
Moonshine Monday - Every Monday you are welcome to bring in your own bottle of wine (with no corkage fee charged) to enjoy with your dinner. A $20 per bottle corkage fee is levied per bottle of wine you bring during the remainder of the week.
Tipsy Tuesday - All wine bottles priced 1/2 off!
Winesday Wednesday - Every Wednesday, receive a 9 oz. glass of your favourite red or white wine served by the glass from our wine list and pay the price of a 6 oz. glass.

Catering and Events - Let us cater your next event, big or small at your home, your office or any venue of your choice. With a separate, private dining space inside our restaurant, we can host parties of 45 – 50 people or 75 – 80 people when you reserve the entire restaurant. Let us take care of you with UNLIMITED MENU CHOICES.
Additional
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Offers

1,000-Point Tables

See availability for 1,000 point tables

Sun 4:00PM - 5:00PM 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Mon - Sat 8:00PM - 9:00PM

What 244 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
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4.4
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4.3
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4.1
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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RP
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The four of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals and the ambiance - great place!!

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F
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 1

This restaurant need a good clean, chairs, window ledges etc. If it wasn’t for the pizza our special evening would have been a waste of time and money. Our waiter did everything he could with what he had which wasn’t much.
This place is good for pizza to go

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OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 2Ambience 1

If there ever was a candidate for Gordon Ramsey Restaurant Makeover, this is it. Ancient worn out decor in a half empty room, one poorly dressed waiter serving the 5 occupied tables on a long weekend Sunday night. Food is atrocious starting with dense sourdough bread for dipping, the bruschetta appetizer so overwhelming with garlic and pepper it left a raw taste on my mouth. campo salad was unwashed lettuce with 4 cucumber and 2 tomato slices and no dressing to speak of not to mention the missing olives that were promised. Our mains of pork involintini and veal voluntarily had edible proteins but came with cafeteria era steamed zucchini and cauliflower totally without garnish or seasoning, but the worst were the extra pay sides of risotto and gnocchi that truly were inedible mush. The bottle of wine was terrific. Stay away. Stay far away.

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MW
Calgary
17 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Tucked in a strip mall, had missed it many times. Decided to try and it was worth it. Would come back again. Very accommodating, food was tasty, place is cozy, excellent service.

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HV
Calgary
13 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Mom and I chose from the lighter fare menu. Always great food, beautifully presented. Our neighbourhood gem!

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MH
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Neil the waiter was absolutely fantastic!! My wife and I were celebrating our 6 year wedding anniversary. And he and the staff were extremely polite. The food was absolutely top notch. We live all way in chestermere but it was well
Worth the drive!!! I wish I could give it 10 stars!! Will be coming back again and again. That’s for sure.

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MS
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It was amazing! This is a MUST TRY place. Delicious food, wonderful knowledgeable staff. Great time!!!

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PK
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Our server Neal is great we always have Neal serve us when we arrive with our friends and family.

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RP
Calgary
10 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

Very disappointed. Not the usual caliber. Rushed meal. Smaller portion.

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OT
Calgary
10 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We’re never disappointed. You can also buy pizza dough to take home

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EH
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Very enjoyable dining experience. Would definitely consider returning in the future.

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S
Calgary
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The meal was delicious. I thought there was a more extensive menu than other Italian restaurants we have been to. Some items that were new to me.

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HV
Calgary
14 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Mom and I are never disappointed with our meals at Involtinis. Their creativity and menu choices continue to inspire us. Great food and really friendly, accommodating staff. We love this neighbourhood gem.

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PP
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 4Ambience 3

We were disappointed by the Veal Involtini, it was ground veal. It should say on the menu. I think the price was high for this meal.

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J
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Very taste food
Ordered the mushroom Marsala appetizer but it had a very strong ,sweet maple syrup flavor ,was not what we expected , not what we wanted.

The Frutti did Mara pasta indicated in came with a lemon basil butter SAUCE, but in fact it was a broth.The soup spoon confirmed it was broth.
Still very tasty but somewhat disappointing
Service was exceptional and we will return
and clarify menu items next time.
Well worth the visit!

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N
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Nice reliable place wiht lovely service.
Perhaps the menu could be updated a bit?

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E
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Didn't know about this little gem of a restaurant until recently. Cozy little place, with great ambience. Food was absolutely delicious! The sauces are rich and flavourful. When we mentioned it was our first time, our kind server offered a free appetizer on our next visit - we will definitely come back!

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OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2018
Overall 3Food 1Service 4Ambience 3

Father’s Day dinner

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OT
Calgary
9 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We love this restaurant. Great people and great food.

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OT
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Awesome as usual!

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S
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great dinner with a friend

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OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Exceptional! The fresh halibut special was outstanding! Also the calamari, veal and lobster were amazing . Had a great time! If you haven't been, you should go!

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MW
Calgary
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I absolutely love this little gem. Great space and ambiance. Quite for easy conversations. Fits all types, casual, business, romantic, groups, etc. I have taken many friends and family here and they never disappoint. Service is slow as they make everything fresh but it allows time for conversations and a relaxing evening out. Always a great meal with personalized service and they never rush you out. Try it, I guarantee you'll agree.

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M
Calgary
13 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Our favourite restaurant in the south part of Calgary. Never disappoints, good selection of northern Italian inspired food along with nice selection of wines.

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A
Calgary
52 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

We love going to Involtini, but our last experience wasn’t as good as usual. We both had the Pork Involtini and it was smaller than usual, pounded way too thin and the pears inside were rock hard. The sauce was delicious as always and the veggies were cooked to perfection. We will go back as it is one of our favourites and hope that they return to their usual quality.

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m
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a lovely dinner. Great food and great wine. Attentive and friendly staff

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A
Calgary
13 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Involtini is our go to place when we want something close to home. Jerry and Tammy are welcoming hosts and we know we can depend on a great meal with great service. This is a neighbourhood treasure and recommend it highly for a quiet evening with friends or family.

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d
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Good food , convenient location, reasonable prices, great young server.

No Oaked Chardonay which we would have preferred.

We will be back to enjoy Delightful entre menu !

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SB
Calgary
16 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My wife and daughter and I were looking for a nice place to celebrate a birthday. We like the menu on Open Table so made the reservation and headed over. The food was very good - warm bread, large portions, and good flavours. The service we received from Neil was excellent.

We will definitely return!

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MM
Calgary
52 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

What a lovely place to meet and eat
The ambience here makes the place...the food elevates the experience.
Ask for the lighter menu if you want a slightly smaller portion...it still comes with an appetizer and a main. Everything is made in house, even the delicious balsamic for the bread.
So many delicious things to choose from. Your tastebuds will thank you.
So will your ears....it isn't noisy like a lot of places today.

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J
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 5

Been here once a year for the last couple years for my wife’s birthday. They didn’t have the simple things ready. Upon ordering we found out they didn’t have meatballs ready which seemed odd to us.

The server seemed flustered and made a lot of errors.

We recommended this place to a lot of people in the past but I don’t think we would go back based on our last visit.

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RW
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

They treat you like family. Good food. Nice ambience. Good size servings. Senior menu is great. Great pizza.

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s
Calgary
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Our occasion was niece, grand niece were moving to Nova Scotia --- Grandpa was going to drive plus there was the addition of a large dog to go too. Departure date was last Sunda y and it would pretty much take a week to drive there.... So not to interfere with packing and so on, Auntie Sharon arranged for dinner on the Tuesday night..... it was delightful.......... thank you to everyone concerned...

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K
Calgary
29 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 2Ambience 3

Involtini is a decent neighbourhood location. It could be sooo much more with the addition of some spice, garlic and zip to their offerings.
Sauces lacking “something” ... garlic???

Prices are high for pastas ( $20 for a half-sized shrimp linguine dish - Murray’s Firecracker ).
Caesar salad this week was like it came from a bag and lacked freshness.

Service was sloppy at first; waiter was in such a rush he splashed some of my 9oz white wine as he “flew by” to serve it.

Sticky Toffee is AMAZING!

Decent but could really be something due to its great location.

Sort of hit-and-miss.

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j
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

We celebrated some birthdays and an anniversary. The food was very good as was the service. An old favorite of the family. Come whenever we're in town.

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OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My Husband and I had such a great time. The food was amazing and the service was as well. Will definitely make this pretty little restaurant one of our favourites!

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S
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Tammy and Gerry do an excellent job of keeping Involtini current in what they offer on the menu and the quality of the meals they serve.
AlwYs enjoy an evening out at Involtini. Definitely worth giving this restaurant a try! A great gem in Oakridge!

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DE
Calgary
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This restaurant never disappoints!
The menu, the service and the presentation is top rate!
We will be back soon!

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W
Calgary
13 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Food was delicious but not hot however busy night and we were compensated which was appreciated.

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KM
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Fantastic food and a great atmosphere. Gerry and Tammy seem to make everyone feel like they’ve known them for years.

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