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Chicago Chophouse

604 8th Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1G5, Canada (Downtown)
403-265-3000
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Ranked #1,265 of 2,896 Restaurants in Calgary
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Price range: $40 - $60
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: 5th street
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English first
Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Recently the reasterant moved but the Web site haven't changed and so we were late for our reservations. It wasn't a problem because the place was totally empty. I was surprised since it's a great place for a steak. I guess the new location is the issue

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We ordered 2 items off of the Charcuterie menu for 4 people. A smoked Trout Butter and a cured pork loin came together with 5 crostini, which didn't come close to being enough. We asked for more Crostini - 10 minutes later we got another 5. Again asked for more and again about 10 minutes later we got another 5.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Came here for a business lunch and was pretty disappointed with the food. Service was friendly though a bit on the slow side... But the food fell flat. Calgary has much better offerings, especially at this price point.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We were at their beautiful new location on Saturday evening after a difficult day. Service was just excellent. We were given time to decide on our selections and they definitely did not disappoint. As we did not have a big appetite we ordered several smaller selections including the French Onion Soup w/Oxtail which was a great choice and the Steak... More

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Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

The sandwich they are selling as mortadella is more like Pastrami or Corned Beef. Very disappointing. It came nicely packaged foe take away so I didn't notice until it was too late. A restaurant of this calibre should know Mortadella from Pastrami!

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Went to the Chicago Chophouse with a big group for a friends bachelorette party. Food was to die for...everything from the steak to the mac n cheese side plate. The meat presentation was great and our server was very knowledgeable and attentive. Would recommend for a special occasion, as it is on the pricier side.

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Western Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

They opened at a new location, 237 8th Ave. SE. Online reviews of old place weren't good but I try to be optimistic about a new place. The Chophouse tries to be upscale, especially with their prices, but that's all that's up at this place. Better as expensive restaurants in the vicinity so Chophouse is very, very far off the... More

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Brinnon, Washington, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The restaurant had relocated & this was their 1st night at new location. We went for my wife's birthday with the idea of spending $3-400 for a quality meal. No olives for martins, my 1st drink was not the vodka I ordered, fire alarm while waiting for our meal, finally got served our meal after a 2 hour wait. $85... More

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Calgary, AB
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

One of the dangers of being a restaurant in downtown Calgary is that you may experience higher than normal traffic during the lunch hour (and half hour or so on either side of it). Most restaurants embrance this challenge by providing consistent service to their guests. Unfortunately Chicago Chophouse has chosen not to rise to the challenge. We were seated... More

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Kimberley, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Indifferent service, tough steak and not one other diner in sight. I ordered a glass of house wine and accepted the waiter's suggestion. Image my surprise when the bill arrived - $60 for two glasses of wine. Will NEVER go back.

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