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“Good 'after work' bar with a more than adequate pub-grub menu” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Original Joe's

Original Joe's
2047 34 Ave. SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 2C4, Canada (Altadore)
403-242-4040
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Ranked #260 of 2,873 restaurants in Calgary
Cuisines: American, Pub
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Altadore
Calgary, Canada
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16 restaurant reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Good 'after work' bar with a more than adequate pub-grub menu”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

I wasn't expecting much by Original Joe's, but was pleasantly surprised. A warm greeting was appreciated seeing as we were experiencing the infamous cold Calgary climate. I wasn't drinking, but my colleagues gave good account of the beer. We ordered. The food came in good time. All in all the food was top end pub grub: not too extravagant but done very well for what it was. I really like the decor in the place; the atmosphere was relaxed, not too noisy allowed me to catch up with some former co-workers, although bearing in mind this was unlikely to be their busiest night of the week (Wednesday).

  • Visited January 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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motherwell
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“a good bar if your in the area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

good food portions,good prices for both food and beer. and hot waitresses the last time i was there.

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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97 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Lunch at Marda Loop Original Joe's”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

We stopped in for a quick lunch while on a walk and shared a chicken burger with 2 sides. The server was very attentive and looked after us with ease in a restaurant that was quite busy. The meal however was very average. The Chicken Burger was lacking the chicken . The Breast was quite thin and not sufficient to be the center of attention. The fries were good and the caesar salad passable. We have eaten at Original Joe's before but this time was a letdown.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Calgary
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20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Good Bar Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

Not a classy restaurant by any stretch but if you want a nice place to go with great burgers and beef dips and cool suds to watch a game....this is an excellent choice. The quality of interiors and service vary from location to location.

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Good food & Good time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Happy with the food and happy with the service!
The Scicilian burger was Awesome! Recommend
nice atmoshpere. good experience.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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