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Brutal testosterone-filled tough-cop-wanna-be bouncers

This was the worst experience in our lives! The bouncers target people who they don’t like the look... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2019
bigmtipper88
via mobile
Awful venue

I can't believe it! Racism exists at Cowboys! Just because we are from a different ethnic... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2019
Lucky770077
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Nov 17, 2019
“Brutal testosterone-filled tough-cop-wanna-be bouncers”
Nov 14, 2019
“Awful venue”
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Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

This was the worst experience in our lives! The bouncers target people who they don’t like the look of and follow them around making accusations of causing trouble. They do not listen to common sense and have absolutely no people skills. How does this place...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank bigmtipper88
Reviewed November 14, 2019

I can't believe it! Racism exists at Cowboys! Just because we are from a different ethnic background we were treated bad there. The bouncer didn't like the way we looked and kicked us out... after we paid $10 to get in. Unbelievable!! We were not...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Lucky770077
Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

I agree with Toby W. review, just below mine!!! What a horrible experience.....over priced drinks. The couple drinks we bought at $9.50 each for cans of booze. The terminal asks if you would like to tip 18% or 20%!!! Not a chance! I didn’t tip...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 153katei
Reviewed July 12, 2019

The Stampede Cowboys Tent is unaccomodating, and had rude staff. We purchased tickets in advance for an event through Showpass. The girl scanning tickets said our tickets were not valid even though we were 3 hours early for the actual event time start. There is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank april_aprilb
Reviewed July 11, 2019

Do not spend your money here! We are locals. We support small local business. I will NEVER enter this establishment again. We paid $80 each for concert tickets to see two of our favourite artists last night. Doors open at 5pm, the booths with drinks...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank Toby W
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We went to Cowboys last night and were happy to pay the cover charge as it is Stampede. Then we go and order 2 we’ll drinks and the charged us $$ 9.50 per drink. The tall female bartender then used a jigger to measure the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank David F
Reviewed April 14, 2018

This bar is loud, expensive and service is brutal. I would never go there again. This is for the very young crowd. There is absolutely nothing good about this bar and would give it less than one if it were permitted.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Joe C
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We were part of a large business function that books Cowboys' tent every year, and so we went down the Thursday before Stampede officially opened to soak up a little pre-event ambience. Unfortunately, if you want a true Calgary Stampede experience, you will have to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank jsjeffrey
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Ridiculous pricing for entrance. I spent a lot of money to get in and on drinks and was disappointed. One of the bartenders Devin P was extremely rude. I understand it's stampede but will not be coming back due to his attitude. I have told...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Hailey H
Reviewed April 21, 2017

3 of us ordered 2 drinks each at last call, told that our section was closing, collected our belongings to find your fresh 6 drinks were swept away in a bin, and told to leave. so nice that the cop out was that they don't...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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