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1401 20th ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M2M7, Canada
403 289 1400
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Ranked #92 of 2,948 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Fast Food
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
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We lived a block away from here, and it was dangerous. We love this place and anytime we are back in Calgary my husband is dying to go back. Authentic donairs and shawarma's that are huge and bursting with delicious flavours. I really enjoy the salad donair, YUM!

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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

So good. Been here twice for the beef donair love them. Service is nice and friendly. Get here early because they are so busy during the lunch hour! The cook seems to have clean practices. He tasted some mix using a plastic spoon and threw the spoon away I've seen a double dip in so many other delis it was... More 

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Calgary
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is one of my family's favourite take-out spots. It serves seriously delicious shawarma: they are huge (the small is misnamed, the large could feed a family!), and filled with so much chicken and vegetables and sauce that there is no delicate way to eat these -- definitely NOT first date food, but so good! They serve a nice selection... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I have not had jimmy's for a few years but wanted to give my opinion. I always heard how great and amazing the donairs at jimmy's are. I used to live close by so i finally tried it one day. It was the worst donair i ever had. All they do is stuff way too much meat into the pita... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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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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63 reviews 63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
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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77 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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Address: 1401 20th ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M2M7, Canada
Phone Number: 403 289 1400
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
Cuisine: Delicatessen, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Fast Food

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