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KAMA, Calgary, AB

KAMA

4.6
4.6
167 reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Contemporary Canadian
A new Beltline dining experience born from the creativity, passion and experience of Chef Kenny Kaechele - fresh and vibrant dishes celebrating the beauty and bounty of the Mediterranean region, anchored by local ingredients and a passion for excellence.

Kama features a beautiful sun drenched patio, private dining areas and a gorgeous centrally positioned bar- perfect for an intimate date night, lunch with friends or festive gathering, we are excited to make our new home in The District at Beltline and we can't wait to see you soon!

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2 people

19:00


Booked 41 times today
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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary Canadian, Mediterranean, Market Cuisine

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Fri 11:30 am–11:00 pm Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 2:00 pm–5:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (403) 266-7062

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive Chef

    Kenny Kaechele

  • Catering

    Please contact our Events Director for catering options (on and off-site).

  • Private party facilities

    Located in the heart of Calgary, our beautiful and versatile space is ideal for your next gathering. Kama was designed with guest experience at its heart, with a well equipped, fully private dining room, outdoor patio and courtyard.

  • Private party contact

    Rebekah Brown: (877) 914-0580

  • Area

    Beltline

  • Cross Street

    11 Avenue between 1st &amp; 2nd Street SW<br />Building "B" in District at

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Additional

    Gluten-free Options

Popular dishes

What 167 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Diners' Choice Awards

  • Calgary / Southern Alberta

    Contemporary Canadian

  • Calgary

    Contemporary Canadian

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  1. S

    Sylvie

    Calgary

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food, the service and the ambiance were simply fantastic! Elegant room, attentive service and superbe food! The perfect girls' night out!
  2. M

    Michelle

    Calgary

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and wonderful service!
  3. MM

    MichelleM

    Calgary

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service. Excellent food. A great dining experience overall.
  4. R

    Runner73

    Calgary

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food and outstanding service. Will definitely dine here again!
  5. SD

    SusanD

    Calgary

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food excellent service. Delish cocktails
  6. TZ

    TaraleeZ

    Calgary

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Dylan, Cooper, Jonathan and the management made my birthday last night extraordinary. The decor here was the finest in the City...Major Tom who? Bar chefs blew my mind with extraordinary cocktailery customised to each of our tastes, and don't even get me started on the FOOD!! I'll be trying to impress everyone I knowing bringing them here. Thanks, Kama!
  7. DD

    DDixon

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Ended up eating at KAMA after booking resos at another restaurant on the wrong date; turned out to be a happy mistake! The ambiance of KAMA is second to none! I was hesitant as the space is technically a part of the “food court” style bazaar that are quickly becoming popular in YYC however you would have no idea this space wasn’t a stand-alone restaurant in the heart of downtown. After reading the CBC food critic review, we thought we’d give KAMA a try and boy were we happy we did. The flavours this kitchen produces are unique and delicious. Plates for all palates; saucy, spicy or tame. After asking our lovely waitress best ordering practice, we opted for tapas sharing -style and took her recommended plates along with a few others of our choosing and were thrilled with presentation and flavour. I wish I had noted our waitress name as the service by bother herself and the assisting running staff were too-notch. That being said, we will certainly be back to give them credit where it’s due, and will be adding KAMA to our regular weekly dine-out schedule moving forward. Good work KAMA! Keep doing what your doing, as you do it well! Sincerely, Five pretentious food snobs
  8. A

    Ankh

    Calgary

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 27 September 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience3
    Nice place, ambience is good. Not busy at lunch. Dont have gluten free options. Meals sizes are small so dont get too full.
  9. f

    foodie2

    Calgary

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on 25 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing meal at Kama tonight … celebrating with those I love the most … food service and ambiance was absolutely beautiful… would highly recommend and look forward to dining here again !
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Calgary

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 24 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food.Hospitable hosts, delicious dishes, beautiful presentation. I recommend to everyone! I would like to come back here again and again.
  11. BS

    BradS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food, wonderful staff, really interesting wine list!
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Calgary

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was fantastic! Worth the visit and can’t wait to go back.
  13. AM

    AdeleM

    Atlantic Canada

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 24 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Relaxing level of lighting, acoustics at perfect level at which you can hear your partner’s conversation while not hearing the next table’s conversation and still enjoying the vibey playlist. Service was relaxed and yet professional and able to explain how to navigate great choices from the menu. Food delicious and perfectly portioned to share Really really appreciate the excellent delicious Mocktails on the menu - rarely seen on any restaurant’s menu yet. Whether you are alcohol free, trying to reduce how much you consume, wanting to watch your calories or a DD for the night - really impressive Overall, relaxing vibey delicious night out - well done Kama
  14. CK

    CarleenK

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 September 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Really enjoyed it. Would definitely go back again.
  15. M

    Marcieetalia

    Calgary

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on 23 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was a wonderful experience. Very accommodating for gluten free options.
  16. RE

    RymE

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    the Halloumi salad and the kofta kabab is too yummy! would certainly go back
  17. KM

    KennethM

    Calgary

    32 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on 22 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Was trendy and fun with great food
  18. F

    Foodieforthought

    Calgary

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 22 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was delicious, the restaurant is beautiful, and the staff were wonderful. We were incredibly well attended to. I will be dreaming about the popcorn octopus for months to come. Definitely made taking my friend out for her birthday a great experience.
  19. m

    marcl

    Calgary

    18 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on 21 September 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    There are several elements that constitute a great restaurant experience, and it starts at the door, flows to the table and the server, the ambience around you, and of course the food. Kama has been on my "must go" list for a while now as my son has been raving about it. He described the food as "some of the best he's had in the city" and so I waited until we could go together. My first experience with Kama was Nya as we walked in. Bigger than life personality, million-watt smile and exuding confidence, poise and pride in her role. WOW. Once seated we were greeted by our server, offered water and drinks and while waiting, I let my son dive into the menu. What fist made me wonder about our service was how the sangria was presented and "served". Wine glasses and a huge pitcher filled with sangria and a bucket-load of ice. Our server did not pour the first glass (odd) nor was the sangria served with some kind of stopper to prevent the ice from escaping. I poured our first glass without too much drama but later on, trying to get the second refill out turned into a nightmare. Ice everywhere, sangria spilled. I asked our server for something to block the ice, and while we were provided a spoon, I'm unsure if it was intended to be in the pitcher originally, or something from the kitchen. Although we kept the same plates throughout the entire session, our server failed to notice the ice cubes, then the pool of water that had accumulated in them. I really wanted him to notice. I wonder if plate changes might be a part of service later. Moving onto the menu - My son ordered his "hits" - the grilled Halloumi (great simple execution), Cucumber Salad (love the flavors, especially the cucumber), Beef Kefta (awesome flavors and textures), fries with Feta Bagna Cauta (i would have licked the bowl) and closing with the Halibut Cheeks (cooked right and with great flavors). Overall, was worth the wait and looking forward to coming back soon, if only to be greeted by Nya.
  20. AS

    AnnahSA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had an amazing birthday dinner in their private dinning area. The ambience at Kama is always intimate and cozy. The food and drinks are phenomenal. The beef kafta is ALWAYS a must.
  21. K

    Kvarlo

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service, tasty food, beautiful restaurant.
  22. DK

    DanielK

    Calgary

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Phenomenal food, and fantastic service from the staff.
  23. C

    Calgary

    Calgary

    20 reviews

    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on 16 September 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Great service - Julie the server and the Manager. Food was really good; cocktails are a bit pricy.
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Calgary

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 September 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Anniversary
  25. E

    Erin

    Calgary

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 15 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing place with absolutely delicious food and great atmosphere for a quiet dinner with friends and family. I recommend the following dishes: Grilled Halloumi Sautéed Snow Peas Saffron Gnocchi BC Halibut Cheeks These dishes were a great amount for 3 people.
  26. SB

    SteveB

    Calgary

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and atmosphere and quick service! Would definitely recommend.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Kama was wonderful! We enjoyed the delicious food, gorgeous ambience and decor as well as the knowledgeable and cheerful staff. We will definitely come back!
  28. BR

    BrantR

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service - helpful but not intrusive. Innovative menu and reasonable price points.
  29. s

    sally

    Calgary

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 September 2022

    overall3food5service5ambience3
    The food was fantastic but came too quickly...order one thing at a time...otherwise it all comes and you dont have time to truly enjoy. The pasta was great...but was not enough to share with 4. Could have easily had more noodles for the meat and sauce. what we got was not worth the price. Same with the fish cheeks... Our server was amazing and knew just what we needed. Washrooms are outside the restaurant in the building. No security, no nothing...did not feel safe.
  30. JM

    JennM

    Calgary

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 10 September 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    The olives were amazing, would try again on a less busy night.
  31. AP

    AnaPaula

    Calgary

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent new restaurant, upscale Mediterranean with an amazing vibe. Great service and the place is beautiful! Highly recommend!
  32. GL

    GeneL

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 September 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience3
    My wife has dietary restrictions and the chef refused to modify their dishes to accommodate her & the food was not edible. However, the manager was very understanding and was quite gracious.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Calgary

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had an excellent evening celebrating my husband’s birthday. The staff was very respectful and the food was excellent! Will be going back soon enough!
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 7 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food & drinks! Great service! Such a fun spot to have in Calgary!
  35. ND

    NickyD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome restaurant - from the service, food, decor and overall vibe! Love it!
  36. J

    Joann

    Calgary

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 3 September 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Delicious flavour combinations. Really tasty food!
  37. C

    Catherine

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 September 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    The food was delicious and different. The service was excellent. My negatives were the music was a little too loud and the main courses were expensive.
  38. JA

    JeremyA

    Calgary

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic food. We will definitely return to try out the rest of the menu.
  39. MP

    MeganP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is a must try. Every bite of food was amazing. Service was perfect. We will be back for sure.
  40. JW

    JanetW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 September 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    We had a lovely time. The waitress was excellent…, friendly , knowledgeable , and just all round energetic and lovely to work with. Most of the food was delicious! Salad was a bit bland. Will definitely come back!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

KAMA is rated 4.6 stars by 167 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 41 times today
Google Map for KAMA

211 11 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2R 0C6

Additional information

  • Cross Street

    11 Avenue between 1st &amp; 2nd Street SW<br />Building "B" in District at

  • Area

    Beltline

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Fri 11:30 am–11:00 pm Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 2:00 pm–5:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary Canadian, Mediterranean, Market Cuisine

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Kenny Kaechele

  • Additional

    Gluten-free Options

  • Phone number

    (403) 266-7062

  • Catering

    Please contact our Events Director for catering options (on and off-site).

  • Private party facilities

    Located in the heart of Calgary, our beautiful and versatile space is ideal for your next gathering. Kama was designed with guest experience at its heart, with a well equipped, fully private dining room, outdoor patio and courtyard.

  • Private party contact

    Rebekah Brown: (877) 914-0580

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