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Ric's Grill

$$$$
Beltline
Steakhouse, Seafood, Spanish, Grill, Tapas
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17th Ave - 1436 8th St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1R7, Canada (15 Ave SW)
Bus #2
(403) 269-7427
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Welcome to popular Ric's Grill near trendy 17th Avenue - where steak is...
Welcome to popular Ric's Grill near trendy 17th Avenue - where steak is king and steak lovers are treated like royalty in our elegant yet casual dining room, private dining room and lounge. Ric's serves famous Sterling Silver AAA premium Alberta beef and hand-carves it according to strict house standards for thickness and fat cover, marinates it in a special blend of spices, then grills it at extremely high heat. It's the best version of an old favorite you'll EVER taste for your hard-earned money. Ric's Grill also features fresh fish and seafood, chicken, ribs, pastas and sautes, as well as freshly tossed salads to order. Ric's has been awarded the coveted Wine Spectator Award of Excellence four years in a row and cellars over 150 fine selections from the world's finest wine producing regions. Reserve your Ric's Grill table today and enjoy a dining experience guaranteed to exceed your expectations.
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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, great service

I was impressed with the quality of the food and Christian was a fantastic host. Definately going back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 9, 2014
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Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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English first
Calgary, Canada
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113 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This place has closed, we went to use up some gift certificates and found out it is now closed. So we went to the other location down town and found out it is now closed as well. Not sure maybe they are all gone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I was impressed with the quality of the food and Christian was a fantastic host. Definately going back.

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I had booked the private dinning room back in May. They have a policy where you have to place a $250 deposit down that would be taken off the final bill of the event. Well this did not happen. It is now well over a month from when my event took place on June 27 and I still have not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The breakfast buffet was good, it had a variety of selections, well cooked, nothing overly spectacular. The real standout was my server Julie, she went above and beyond to ensure that my meal was just what I wanted / needed to get my day started. It added a little extra that makes me want to come back.

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Kildare
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Expensive enough, we visited here twice as it is right beside our hotel. First night definitely 4 out of 5. I had filet mignon which was excellent. 2nd visit hubby had NY striplion with an extra 25 dollars for king crab with it. Crab was chewey shell wouldn't crack which is unusual. My filet was undercooked so based on both... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely evening at Rics. We both had steaks which were excellent along with French onion soup and clam chowder for starters, also very good. Server was very attentive and we didn't feel rushed at all. Prices were a little high but the quality was worth it. We would definitely return again.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I ordered a sandwich for dinner(not very hungry), & had a pint of Ale & several glasses of Ice Water, spent a few hours there people watching, & was treated like Royalty. Most other restaurant/bars are impatient with patrons who linger after their meal, but not this one. I felt very comfortable & relaxed & welcome. I would recommend this... More 

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56 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I went into Ric's because it was close to my hotel and it was cold out.....I was met by a gentleman who showed me to a table with absolutely no emotion.....and walked away without enlightening me to specials or most anything...He was replaced by a very pleasant server, who immediately pointed out the house specials, beer on special and on... More 

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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Ric's grill to me has a limited menu and the pricing for the type of food is more than what I would have anticipated.

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Calgary, Canada
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152 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We came back for dinner with friends to Ric's Grill and we were as happy and pleased, as always. Great food, service and drinks. We always enjoy this very good restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17th Ave - 1436 8th St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1R7, Canada
    (15 Ave SW)
  • Public Transportation: Bus #2
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Beltline
  • Neighborhood: Beltline
  • Phone Number: (403) 269-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 100
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Spanish, Grill, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business

Description

Welcome to popular Ric's Grill near trendy 17th Avenue - where steak is king and steak lovers are treated like royalty in our elegant yet casual dining room, private dining room and lounge. Ric's serves famous Sterling Silver AAA premium Alberta beef and hand-carves it according to strict house standards for thickness and fat cover, marinates it in a special blend of spices, then grills it at extremely high heat. It's the best version of an old favorite you'll EVER taste for your hard-earned money. Ric's Grill also features fresh fish and seafood, chicken, ribs, pastas and sautes, as well as freshly tossed salads to order. Ric's has been awarded the coveted Wine Spectator Award of Excellence four years in a row and cellars over 150 fine selections from the world's finest wine producing regions. Reserve your Ric's Grill table today and enjoy a dining experience guaranteed to exceed your expectations.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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