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JIMMY'S A&A DELI

1401 20th ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M2M7, Canada (Northwest Calgary)
403 289 1400
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Ranked #65 of 2,898 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Fast Food
Neighborhood: Northwest Calgary
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Outdoor seating
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Outdoor seating
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English first
Calgary, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Awfully bad and raw chicken skin in my shawarma ewww never again use to be good but no more quality left I guess owner doesn't care what employees are doing definitely not going again and do not recommend.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Calgary
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20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Service is always fast and food is very tasty. We don't order a large anymore. A medium is the way to go because large is way too much. Potato wedges are a waste. They charge a lot for a little bowl of bland potatoes. There's a sitting area upstairs but this place can get real busy during lunch time as... More

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Canada
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16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

As usual the line is long but it moves fast. This wonderful kebab shop delivers. Last time I was there I saw 7 spinning spits with various meats, chicken, beef and lamb. It's all good here. Huge portions. Only downfall is the patio ( minuscule) is always full so we end up eating in the car. Great selection of middle... More

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Calgary
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75 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Poor service, shawarma lacking meat and accompaniment. Way over priced for what is offered.I used to eat at A&A when it was on 14th Street much much better way back then. Will not bother going back the pita basket downtown far better with nice accompaniments and for way less money. .

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Calgary
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37 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

It's great to see a local business thrive over the years and best of all, retain quality and value of the food. The only thing I miss about going to Jimmy's is seeing Jimmy and hearing his crazy banter. Jimmy's started out as a single location and now has branched out into 2. The original store has been fixed up... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Stopped at Jimmy's for lunch.The place isn't much to look at, just a deli with some tables and chairs outside, but the food was spectacular. My husband and I ordered a donair (beef) gyro and a shawarma (chicken) gyro; they were huge (a pound of meat on each) and we could have easily split one. I had never tried either... More

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Calgary, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The donairs here are unbeatable. The quantity of food you get is insane, a large donair can feed two people. When you walk in, it definitely feels family owned and operated, everyone is incredibly friendly! Definitely come here if you're looking for delicious shawarmas or donairs that you'll remember

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Went here for the first time with friends, and the long wait was not a problem at all. The authentic smell of the huge assortment of foods made up for the wait. The funny cashier was the cherry on top, very enthusiastic!

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Calgary, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I have been eating at Jimmy's for years and consistently it has been great. The owner is the sweetest lady and reminds me of my mom every time she makes my food.

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Calgary, Canada
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23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

If you're in the mood for donairs and/or shawarmas you are amiss not to visit Jimmy's. I have tried many different places in many different cities and these folks really know how to do it right. It's not pretty to look at but the food is spectacular. It's the only place I'll go to in Calgary.

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