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Cactus Club Cafe

2612 39 Avenue NE, Calgary, Alberta T1Y 7J9, Canada (Northeast Calgary)
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Ranked #26 of 2,891 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Northeast Calgary
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Richmond Hill, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW via mobile

I love Rob Fence and used to watch his show on the Food Network. So I was excited to try his restaurant. I'm glad I did. I went with my husband and we ordered drinks; he just had a coke with orange vodka and I had the Sunset Soda. It was very nice, not to sweet like some cocktails can... More

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Toronto, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Awesome Millionaire's Steak, Food was awesome, Service was awesome, and maybe it was the day of the week, but the eye candy was not too shabby either

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

well situated for the hotel, was very busy the night we visited, but had plenty of staff we were seated next to a open fire outside, good food and drinks at reasonable prices, worth a visit

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Great restaurant. Service was just a little bit slow but other than that, food was awesome! Drinks were great as well! Will be coming back in the next couple days.

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Calgary, Canada
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116 reviews 116 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Very friendly welcome from the greeters, the servers and staff. This is a nice, happy place to eat or go for a drink and snacks. We really loved the (home made on the premises) butternut squash ravioli with prawns along with appetizer beef carpaccio. The Caesar salad and fish tacos were good, but not the best we've ever had. Being... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Generally unimpressed with food - portions average to small for the price and quality was mediocre. I had short rib sandwich which seemed more like roast beef considering the au jus it came with. Was a bit salty and ends of the grilled bread were very hard. Fries were very good. My teens had a pesto chicken quesadilla which they... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Wow. I need this restaurant in Oregon. Everybody was welcoming and paying attention to our needs while we ate. The Chinese chicken wrap was awesome, salmon is cooked right, not overcooked, pasta is not too oily and tasted better than many Italian restaurant. The salad was not too overwhelming on dressing, and they did not slack on on presentation of... More

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Calgary, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

It was a blazing hot day, so we were in search of a patio on which to feed our faces. As we were passing the Cactus Club Cafe, we couldn't help but notice the bright yellow umbrellas set up on their patio facing McLeod. The greeter was very pleasant, and the waitress even more so. There is a bit of... More

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Calgary, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I've been a regular at the Cactus Club since the days of the rubber chicken. For those that don't understand, back in the early 90's the Cactus Club restaurant theme was well barnyard. Cows, rubber chickens, I almost remember hay on the wood floors?! lol University friends and I would drop in between classes for a bite. Good times. Fast... More

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Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My wife and I have visited the NE Cactus Club a few times since my last review, so I'll comment on all those visits this time around. The food remains very good, the menu is excellent, drinks are great, the atmosphere is loud and lively, and the service is consistently good. There's a reason why it's my "go to" restaurant,... More

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