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One18 Empire

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Located in vibrant Downtown Calgary, ONE18 EMPIRE is a whisk(e)y-inspired bar and restaurant with a strong focus on sharable, locally inspired cuisine, masterfully paired with our select onsite reserve.ONE18 EMPIRE fosters a communal atmosphere for its guests through an array of chef-created dishes designed for sampling and sharing in a unique and spirited local setting. With a focus on the art of storytelling, the staff seeks to engage patrons in ONE18 EMPIRE's rich history by showcasing how these stories have influenced the design of our cuisine and beverage offerings. Keeping pace with the city, ONE18 EMPIRE welcomes guests around the clock offering breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and late
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar, Canadian, Contemporary
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The One18 Empire restaurant is good but not remarkable. It is OK to visit one time but I would not consider to come back. They only have Canadian wines, which might be good from one side but bad from another. Red wines in Canada?.. May...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty food, mostly shareable items on the menu. Atmosphere chill, ambience is cool. A bit more on the fancier side of life, but nonetheless a nice go to spot for two or more. A must try is the three cheese dip, holy geez, you’ll thank...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Sydonnie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The highlight of our dinner was the perfect service provided by Linda and her manager Daniel. Don’t get me wrong, the food was great. Interesting menu, unique selections and beautifully plated. But for me the key to a restaurant is the experience and how they...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank saradbruce
Reviewed May 18, 2019

This was the second time we were here and had another great time! Jamie was our server again, and she is amazing. Her knowledge of the good and beverage menu is extensive and she knows what she is talking g about. The new menu is...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Tracey W
Reviewed May 8, 2019

The Lunch Steak Sandwiches are divine, and is known to have the best old fashions in the city! (they do the whole show smoking the glass on a plank etc etc)

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank travelling6in6
Reviewed March 24, 2019

Happy Hour from 3 to 7PM! Highlight was the exceptional service, House made Manhattans were very good. Wings were very tasty, but not always completely cooked. Bacon wrapped dates were a bit soggy. House cut fries were delicious. Comfortable ambiance. Good pre-theatre location.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank alan a
Reviewed February 27, 2019

One18 Empire located inside the Downtown Calgary Marriott Hotel is a must when staying near the area or just wanting to grab a drink. The bartender was more than friendly and made us feel like we were at home. A wide variety of food options...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank besca001
Reviewed February 25, 2019

I think of bourbon as something that people who feel drinking heavily is still a thing...It hearkens back to the Mad Men days and the role of alcohol. Then I went to One18...our hostess was well versed and when she asked me how I wanted...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DenisAnna1990
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

The server was very helpful to ensure I wasn't waiting long. Food was flavorful. Would recommend. Hashbrowns are great.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Gixxer46
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

We return here after trying other places for excellent service; well prepared food and good range of menu. This is often our pre theatre/concert choice since we know we will be served well and punctually so as not to be rushed for our next destination....More

Date of visit: January 2019
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