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JIMMY'S A&A DELI

#74 of 2,855 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
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1401 20th ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M2M7, Canada
403 289 1400
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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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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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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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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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Thank Sue C
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

This is a good place to go and it can get quite busy. The food is usually consistently good, although I've had a few times where it wasn't great.

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Thank Deb A
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

If you happen to be in the area and you want QUALITY (I can't stressed that enough) sharwa's or donaires, Jimmy's is the place. Great food and great service always. The roasted chicken legs are tasty and save room for all the pastries. Went there the other night and brought an office mate who has never had it and the... More 

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Thank 917BlueSky
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

In town from Van staying a hotel and I order take form Jimmy's... Delivery was fast... food was delicious... the falafel is so awesome... second time in town i had to hit again... but this me and buddy go to the place to check it out... looks like an old grocery store that they turned in market/deli ... place was... More 

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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
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 20th ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M2M7, 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?