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JIMMY'S A&A DELI

#50 of 2,964 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
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1401 20 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M 1G6, Canada
+1 403-289-1400
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Calgary, Canada
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed December 27, 2016

I am pretty sure Jimmy's is one of the places that don't care about portions control (: Seriously though - HUGE donairs, loaded to top with meat and veggies, with fantastic sauces. Friendly staff makes it even better - nice people to chat with while your order is prepared (which is LIGHTING fast) Load up on TUMs though - you... More 

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Thank Ilias_B
CALGARY
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

I just stopped in to grab a small combo donair (chicken and beef combined) and it was just what the doctor ordered! I haven't been here in a few years but it was delicious then and nothing has changed. The service was amazing as well, so nice and all smiles!

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Thank THOMAS V
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 20, 2016

If you love Donairs Jimmy A&A will not disappoint you. I also recommend the Samosas they were very good. This location also has a small shop with lots of good things.

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Thank Luis S
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed December 19, 2016

The day I discovered Jimmy's was one of the happiest days of my life. The day I discovered that Jimmy's delivers just about topped everything that is great with Calgary. The food is both authentic and fresh. The prices are amazing, and the employees are so wonderful.

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Thank irontofu
Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 1, 2016

Best food in Calgary! Super friendly, super efficient. The girl in the front always has a smile on her face.. I've seen a line up of 10 and more, she never gets overwhelmed or is in a rush.. very generous with their portions and the taste is excellent, I could it everyday for a year. 4 thumbs up!

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Thank sashraik
2 reviews
Reviewed November 23, 2016

What a pleasure to enjoy Jimmy A& A. Great food, personable experience. The place is not much to look at but the quality of the food sure makes up for the appearance. Donairs are real treat.

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Thank Alberta D
Calgary, AB Canada
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109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed November 22, 2016

Authentic, delicious, piping hot! Not only does Jimmy's serve amazing Shwarmas, but the service is excellent. Eat in or take out! There is an outdoor patio, or an eating space upstairs. Do not be discouraged by the LONG line ups. That just shows you how good the food is! The service is fast. Can you tell we love this place?!... More 

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Thank MarilynandGary
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed November 2, 2016

I have been going here for years. Whenever I enter the place, I feel like I've stepped into a loud family get together but am always welcome. It's almost always busy; the food is delicious. I only get the chicken shawarma salad due to a gluten allergy, but it is always good. They also offer many other home made deli... More 

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Thank Brian D
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016

I enjoy the atmosphere and the fresh food that is available at Jimmy's. I have never been to the 20th Ave location, but I have had the pleasure of enjoying the food and the service of Jimmy and his staff on 4TH! A small shawarma is more than enough for me. the fixings are very generous and delish! I always... More 

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Thank Rhonda M
Calgeria
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Still good. No need to order a large! Generous, fresh and tasty shawarma served by people who care. This is a happy place. The food is good and it can get quite busy at times. A good select of Mediterranean deli items. Nice vegetarian choices. And you can stock up on Sheesha supplies at the same time! There Are some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Fast Food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
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: +1 403-289-1400

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