Sandwiches · Seafood · Special Occasion

Sky 360 – Big Taste Lunch

Playboy was sick, so our plans to try out Shokunin  were scrapped. I saw J.Chews positive review of Sky 360, so Leng Lui, Office Dad and I made reservations to check it out. Normally the entrance fee to visit the Calgary Tower is $18, but if you eat at the Sky 360 restaurant, you get to check out the observation deck for free.

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For the Big Taste event, Sky 360 offers a three course meal for $25. I ordered a green salad, grilled blackened chicken sandwich and for dessert, gelato. Leng Lui went rogue and ordered the potato leek soup and the fettucine.

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I was pleased with my salad. The pomegranate and pink peppercorn vinaigrette was subtle. The carrot chips gave the salad a pleasant crunch. The greens were the leafy type and not the typical watery romaine and iceberg variety.

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The chicken in the sandwich was thick, all white meat. The focaccia was toasted with melted provolone, juicy tomato slices, greens and a whole lot of roasted pepper aioli. A solid sandwich. I liked that proportionally, there was an equal amount of meat and toppings to bread. The fries were average but a big portion, though not very crispy.

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For dessert, we received two small scoops of blueberry gelato with basil. Two slices of melon completed the dish. Thanks Leng Lui for the photo.

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If you want to get in and out within an hour, I would not recommend this restaurant. We arrived at 12:30 pm and I returned at the office at 2:20 pm, a huge faux pas in my workplace. I’ll be working on the weekend to make up for the time I missed.

We all agreed that if  you take into account the free view, it’s totally worth a visit. The view is gorgeous and the restaurant is quiet and private, which is great if you want to have a romantic dinner,  catch up with friends or want to entertain an out of town guest.

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Sky 360 Restaurant & Lounge Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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