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#311, 2555-32 St NE, Calgary, Alberta AB T1Y, Canada
(403) 219-2121
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Calgary, Canada
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87 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

A good place to grab a fully loaded shawarma, you won't be left hungry. A range of food available for either eat in or take out. Close to Sunridge Mall and the cinema. Friendly staff and good service.

Thank BritInCalgary
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Perhaps I should have clued in when everyone in front of me ordered donairs and nothing else. I had the vegetarian platter (2 varieties of rice, potatoes, a mix of tabouleh and greek salad, eggplant, and falafel with hummus and garlic sauce) and an order of dolmades. The eggplant and falafel tasted like over-seasoned bread crumbs and old frier oil;... More 

Thank Stephanie K
Calgary, Canada
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153 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

This Iraqi restaurant located in the NE of the city of Calgary offering a wide variety of delicious Iraqi cuisines with the tasty Iraqi tea .

Thank Haydar_Baban
Lethbridge, Canada
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364 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The tabbouleh was exactly the way I love it, very lemony and with far more parsley than grain. The large donair was not overfilled by any means but it was delicious with very fresh tasty veggies and great tzatziki. Unfortunately the place is a near total writeoff. The entire restaurant desperately needs a makeover, the chairs are '70s specials, and... More 

Thank metaungulate
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Slow, lazy, grumpy with a bad attitude guy serving customers. The wrap I ordered fell apart in his hands so I asked for him to use another wrap. He just laughed at me and thanks to that it was extremely difficult to eat. The taste was below average. The Greek salad was lacking feta cheese and tasted just horrible. This... More 

Thank Alexloewenau
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150 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This place makes a great shwarma or donair. They have a $8.95 lunch special for a shwarma or donair and a can of pop. The food is good and the service is usually quick.

Thank Kauaitraveller
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We were looking for a quick bite one day after shopping in the area and a co-worker had told me about this place. It fit the bill as is located in a strip mall near the movie theatre (easy parking) and included foods that appealed to the meat eater (him) and the veggie eater (me). We have been back many... More 

Thank magnoliad
Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I don't know if it was because I just came out of the gym or what but there was a very pleasant smell in the mall. After looking for the source, I find this place and I asked what was he cooking. He said the chicken and I immediately replied that I have to have it. It was very, very... More 

Thank FelipeSR
Calgary, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

The first impression on arriving at Babylon Qithara in the NE was very disappointing. I almost turned and left. The décor is poor and unwelcoming and looked very 'grubby'. Despite this, I sat and mistakenly tried to move my seat which was sticky with something unpleasant that necessitated me washing my hands immediately. We were promptly given sticky menus and... More 

1 Thank Neil B
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We had a wonderful family supper at Babylon. We all ordered the kebabs platters and my husband, who is a vegetarian, had falaffel. It was all excellent! The service was great and the food was plentiful and fresh. I would definitely go back to Babylon!

1 Thank Martfield

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lebanese, Fast Food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #311, 2555-32 St NE, Calgary, Alberta AB T1Y, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (403) 219-2121

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