Model Milk

4.7
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CAN$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Model Milk is set in Calgary's historic dairy building in the heart of uptown 17th avenue.

A unique restaurant featuring a fresh, local, and innovative menu from chef Justin Leboe.

Private Dining

Model Milk is set in Calgary's historic dairy building in the heart of uptown. A unique restaurant featuring a fresh, local, and innovative menu from chef Justin Leboe. Whether celebrating with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, we have the perfect space for you and your guests.

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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.8
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.3
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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CL
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The level of service was exceptional the bar staff were friendly and knowledgeable. The food was amazing. The whole experience overall was fantastic I will be be back and will continue to tell my friends about the excellent food and service.

KG
Calgary
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The meal was incredible as always, only surpassed by the impeccable service. Love MM and will be back many more times.

O
Calgary
9 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food is always spot on as well as service. I’m
Still having a major crush on the mushrooms !

SR
Palm Springs
5 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience2

Great restaurant, recommend sitting at the kitchen pass, it is like dinner and a show

OT
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was amazing! My girlfriends loved it (first time) and will definitely be back with their husbands. Our server, Colin, made excellent suggestions and gave amazing service. My favorite dishes were the Marinated Fogo Island Shrimp and Fricassee Calamari. The staff and whole experience was wonderful in general. Can’t wait to go back.

NS
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

The food is amazing and the shared plate experience gives everyone an opportunity to try a few different menu items.

M
Calgary
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience2

Very consistent. Have not been for awhile. Glad to see the apple pie is back and nice pivot to the doughnuts with the fried chicken. Appy's great, oysters and swank shrimp salad. Beer selection boring. Reso was supposed to be at the counter but that turned out to not be the kitchen counter...really? They fixed that. Overall 8 out of 10.

DH
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Had a very enjoyable meal! Food is very tasty, staff was reasonably attentive.

p
Houston
28 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

The service was excellent, the tables are close. Overall the food was excellent, except for the shrimp appetizer, something was just off. The shrimp were very small and kind of mushy. The Arctic char was fantastic as was the apple pie.

OT
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall2Food2Service4Ambience3

Did not enjoy the Arctic Char. Service was good, nice decor.

MC
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome food. Excellent services!
Food I had never tried before. Surprised and satisfactory.

S
Calgary
7 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2020
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

Had guests in from out of town. Heard that Model was one of the best restaurants in town (never been). We had dinner and for the most part the food, service and ambiance were excellent. We did however have the steak (that we ordered early because it took over an hour to cook) and it was not good at all. It was shared and all six of us had one/ two bites and couldn’t have any more. That part was very disappointing. We were credited for the steak but it did impact the over all experience. I would certainly give Model another shot. Just unfortunate about that one particular item.

OT
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outstanding as always.

OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

SO cool to sit at the counter and see the action. The cooks were engaging and friendly and the food was outstanding!

ES
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A really great Sunday Supper menu this week! Service was excellent, drink recommendations were fantastic - both for wine and cocktails.

AC
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Model Milk has amazing cocktails-my personal fav is the Voilet Femme. SO good. Have been there once before and our most recent visit was for the Sunday Supper Meal Time with Medina. The head chef, Jeremy who crafted the menu that night was on his game. Outstanding food. He also explained each dish, the inspiration behind it, and made sure we were well taken care of. A night to remember! Also, I have never had beets ANYWHERE else that does them like Model Milk does- I want the secret.

OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The staff were AMAZING! Both front and back of the house. And the food was bonkers. Sitting up near the kitchen was the best, you see an appreciation of the hard work from the kitchen staff.. very professional and fun. Thank you for an incredible meal and experience! We will be going back again.

V
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Babies in certain restaurants = check brain

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OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience4

It was our 25th anniversary, sadly it did not feel special.

TM
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Attentive and prompt service, delicious and interesting food combinations. Apple pie with cheddar crust was a superstar.

GM
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great! Wonderful service and food.

E
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Sunday dinner -a single selection menu for Sunday nights only- is excellent value and always delicious.

F
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food with a modern twist. Great drink menu which is not the same old like other restaurants. Family style was great on Sunday. Very excited to come back and check out the rest of the menu

YO
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall3Food2Service5Ambience4

Only the Sunday menu. Their weekly menu is bland and uninteresting.

CM
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

The service puts model milk in a class by itself. Our server(s) were outstanding - accommodating an extra last minute guest, suggesting menu and drink items, and very professional.
Food was very very good, as usual. My friend and I did not like the new mushroom dish. It’s first time I’ve been disappointed with a dish at MM.
The server deleted it from the bill.

OT
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Sunday dinner- no decisions to make. It was great!

JM
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

The eggplant was quite delicious, as is their dessert menu

l
Calgary
6 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Had a nice evening. Knowledeable staff. Fun pretty place. good food.

CH
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious as usual BUT potato chips as a side with a $40 steak was not appropriate.

OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall4Food2Service4Ambience4

I am vegan and we picked few vegan dishes like the beets, mushrooms and eggplants
Unfortunately, the mushrooms and eggplants were deep fried battered dishes, i would have definitely enjoyed them more if they are grilled or sautéed because fried are too heavy for me at dinner time

O
Calgary
9 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fried mushrooms in rice flour with a purée of tofu dip. Ummmm yah

r
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was a bit salty
server was outstanding. wish I remembered his name

HO
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Attended several Sunday Suppers, all of which have been amazing. Perfect portion sizes, so much variety, amazing drinks. Great music and atmosphere too.

AW
Calgary
6 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

This is always our go-to favourite for date night!

FN
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience4

Drinks were delicious (awesome cocktails), but the fish was hard and not particularly tasty. Its edges were slightly burnt. The portion sizes are also quite small, especially considering the cost of the main dishes.

S
Manitoba
26 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food selection and electric atmosphere. Great place to meet friends, share some appetizers and some food. I don’t think I would come here for a romantic dinner. Great service. Would come back again!

NA
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything about this fine dinning restaurant is a time well spent. The ambiance, service and cuisine were excellent. Expect $$$, but worth it!

OT
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic food and excellent service!

JN
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The Turkish Sunday Supper was delish!

OT
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic food, friendly on point service.

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