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JIMMY'S A&A DELI

#66 of 2,861 Restaurants in Calgary
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1401 20 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M 1G6, Canada
403 289 1400
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Get your meat on at Jimmy's AAA. The donairs and shawarma are outstanding. I think I even had falafel once and it was good. You always get friendly service with a smile and maybe a joke. I usually have a medium and that is loaded up with meat. One thing you shouldn't do is eat the donair in the car.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

just so good. so much food and delicious sauce packed , loaded to the max in a pita with all the toppings. have eaten here countless times, but this last one was just so good i had to share. so tasty. worth a half hour drive each way for this guy.

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Thank Tristram R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So everybody knows about donairs and shawarmas right? Sadly, not everyone knows about Jimmy's A&A Deli but, happily, that's changing. This little unassuming gem (the one on 20th Avenue and 13th Street NW) is easy to pass by because it looks like a convenience store from days gone by but you'll be doing yourself a colossal favour by hitting the... More 

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Thank Greg B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Trip Advisor requires a 100 character minimum for their reviews, which I certainly don't need for Jimmy's. Jimmy's - is - the - best. Great vibe, great FRESH food, made to order - the sauces are excellent. Actually, even without the sauce the meat is spiced well and flavourful, never dry. Staff is always having fun. Donairs/falafels, etc. are gigantic.... More 

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Thank circa78
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Most Definitely the best donairs in Calgary. Recommend to everyone in Calgary. They also have great Baklava and salads and samosas. The prices are also great.

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Thank Tanner S
Calgary, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

First time visit to the downtown 4th street location. Went there for lunch with a friend. We both ordered donairs. He had a small lamb and I had a medium beef. Both were excellent, the meat was prepared well and seasoned perfectly. The sweet sauce was super. The service was speedy and the donairs were very large portions. Too bad... More 

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Thank Tom Z
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

The people and the food here is great. I would suggest getting the combo. It gives you the best of both worlds...the beef donair and the chicken shawarma. Each is seasoned perfectly. Be warned though...their large is honestly two meals in itself, but well worth it.

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Thank AthleticsCanada
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

My Co workers and I were soooo happy to find Jimmy has a second location downtown! It's always great food and I always get the large combo donair!!! Jimmy is there sometimes to say hi and works hard too with the excellent staff at both locations. Love this place!!

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Thank Phoenix C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Best donairs in the city. So big and such great flavours. Such a great gem in the middle of the city. They have delicious donairs, amazing olives, and great desserts. Staff are friendly and engaging. The owner or manager is super enthusiastic. Great place all around.

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Thank Brad C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

First visit to this little deli as I was working in the area. I ordered the small beef donair but there was nothing small about it! It was AMAZING!! You've gotta eat here! Seriously.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Lebanese, Fast Food, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 20 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M 1G6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: 403 289 1400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?