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Original Joes

#116 of 3,019 Restaurants in Calgary
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109, 8 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B4, Canada
(403) 262-7248
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quaint location

You can never go wrong with visiting an OJ's - This is a quaint location with a very cool 'down town' atmosphere. Food was excellent (always is with OJ's) and the drink specials were much appreciated. This location is worth a visit even if is just for a pint.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2014
Tripster_01
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

You can never go wrong with visiting an OJ's - This is a quaint location with a very cool 'down town' atmosphere. Food was excellent (always is with OJ's) and the drink specials were much appreciated. This location is worth a visit even if is just for a pint.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere and neighborhood around Original Joes is great! I had a club wrap, salad, and soup. The salad was great. The soup was a tomato bacon soup, and I didn't really care for it. The turkey club wrap was perplexing. It had all the right ingredients and I'm usually a fan of club sandwiches, but this sandwich didn't have... More 

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Alberta
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I have been here a few times and always had a good experience. The food has always been great and same with the service. I will absolutely be returning.

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Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

always have had good food, and lots of it here. Not pretentious, great place to go with my buddies. I suggest the fish tacos. They are very good. Burgers, pasta, pizza are all good as well. Well priced.

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Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Wow what a difference from the Regina location we visited during the Grey Cup. Night & Day. Now I know where to come in Calgary for good pub food & beers.

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Sherwood Park
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73 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I visited this location with a couple buddies. It is located right in the heart of downtown Calgary and because we were there during the summer the downtown area is alive and creates a nice atmosphere. The service was quick and our waitress very friendly. They had some good beer deals. As per the norm I got a steak sandwich... More 

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UK
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202 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We enjoyed some drinks in the bar on a Saturday night. Service was good and their own brew is very good. I really enjoyed Original Joes, their wings were spicy and reminded me of those you tend to get in NYC.

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Tarporley, United Kingdom
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314 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

Lovely building, very long and narrow which creates a great atmosphere. We called by here for a drink, the service was very good and the beer good.

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Houston, Texas
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310 reviews 310 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
237 helpful votes 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I had dinner here while on a recent business trip to Calgary. There were so many places to choose from on Stephen Avenue, but I plumped for this place after strolling up and down for a while. What really did it for me was the friendly waitress and being able to sit outside to eat, and to watch the happy... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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25 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

I can't say the was anything but good. We took a friend out for his birthday and they split the bill up so we could cover his meal with out any problems. I had a burger which was hot and unique. Good choice of sides. I enjoyed it. A nice hot summer day on the deck always helps the experience.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 109, 8 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: (403) 262-7248
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?