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Globefish (Calgary), in new location - great!

hsk Sep 30, 2009 10:47 PM

I finally tried Globefish in their new space (I don't get north of the river much). It was great, a lot bigger than the old space and no line-up when we went, there were a few times when we left just looking at the line-up in their old space. They have really cool decor with booths in white and black and a long sushi bar. The food is similar to what they had before, my very favourite spider roll plus a few other quite unusual things that were really tasty, for example tempura cheese (it sounded weird but I love cheese so we tried it).

It's also very reasonably priced - so many times a favourite place moves into new digs and the prices get jacked up, not here. We left quite stuffed for $60 for 2 including sake and beer, it would have been $40 without. Very cheap. I'll try to go north of the river more :)

  1. worldwidestuff Oct 1, 2009 06:57 PM

    I was amazed to see GLOBEFISH branded Sushi boxes at Sunterra today. Same company?

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    1. re: worldwidestuff
      John Manzo Oct 2, 2009 09:07 AM

      I thought it was BLOWFISH that had the Sunterra account. Blowfish on 11th Ave/6 St SW.

      1. re: John Manzo
        katidyd Oct 2, 2009 10:04 AM

        Globefish is supplying seveal markets with their sushi. I know they supply Sweetgrass Market as well.

        1. re: John Manzo
          worldwidestuff Oct 2, 2009 03:25 PM

          BLOWFISH. You are correct. Sounded the same.

      2. John Manzo Oct 1, 2009 11:06 AM

        You can thank, in part, the increasing competition in that area for keeping GF's prices in line- for a while Sushi Club was the only sushi place in Kensington; now you have SC, GF, Tenshi and recently opened Kai.

        If you want an AMAZING deal you can get three rolls for $10 at O Shima (1448 17th Ave SW)- please go, they can use the business.

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