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Ranchman's Cookhouse and Dancehall

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Bar, Pub, Canadian, Steakhouse, Barbecue
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9615 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2J 0P6, Canada (90 Ave SE)
14032531100
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Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a huge country music fan but the band was fantastic!! So muc fun! Such a diverse crowd we had a great time. I visited with coworkers who after being on the road for a month became friends, we had dinner then danced a bit. One of the girls even rode the bull!! It's a lot of fun and... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Firstly know that Ranchmans is not in the city centre, its a good 15min cab ride away. Its worth a visit but we went during Stampede on a Saturday night & the place was packed. Didn't eat, just danced & drank but it was a lively atmosphere. A little bit of a meat market but what club isnt on a... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Cowboys and cowgirls, but pretty sure it's more hat and less cattle in this place! This IS the place to line dance, or take line dance lessons, two-step, yeehaw and generally let loose! Live bands begin around 7pm, We were looking for dinner and kinda stumbled upon this place on MacLeod Tr. S. I had been here 25 years ago... More 

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Central Saanich, Canada
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Stopped in with family during the Stampede. This is an incredibly busy time for them but they managed to keep it tight and on track. Still one of the best Steak Sandwiches you will ever find. Great atmosphere but don't worry if you are not a Cowboy type, they make you feel welcome. Alberta hospitality!!

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Calgary, Canada
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74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We went on a Thursday night for drinks and some food. The nachos were awesome and the ribs with fries looked delicious.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Man, this place rocks. Drink yourself rotten and mingle with the cowfolk. Awesome live band when I went and crazy dance floor. Mechanical Bull, which is something everyone must experience.

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Thank dean p
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Last summer we got invited to a corporate social event during Stampede here. It was a blazing hot day so we were under the shade of the tent. We enjoyed the music, drinks, buffet and some fun games like bull riding, and a wheel of chance sponsored by one of the beer brands. Fun spot!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Heard about this place for a long time.It was well worth going. Lots of fun. Friendly people and lots of room to mingle, dance and the mechanical bull was awesome.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Band was great...music awesome..great time if you love country music and dancing! They help celebrate birthdays I noticed...

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Now that Cowboy's has turned into a sterile youth club, Ranchman's shows how to do country! With a mechanical bull, various drinks stations and decent dance floor, you'll really get a flavour of country & western even if you're not an ardent fan!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $19
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9615 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2J 0P6, Canada
    (90 Ave SE)
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus stop in either direction within 1 block or less; however, you may only cross at the lights. The LRT Stations are within a 15 minute walk in either direction.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: 14032531100
Description
Calgary's iconic country restaurant, nightclub, and Stampede hot spot presents some of the biggest names in Country Music and is the Official Hospitality location of the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association! Ranchman's specializes in authentic western barbecue including succulent steaks, fall-off-the-bone ribs, and the famous Stampede beef on a bun. Following dinner, stick around for a night of live music, cold drinks, dancing, and great times as Ranchman's plays host to the hottest country nightclub experience in Calgary! Ranchman's is a 14 time winner of the CCMA County Club of the Year award. The likes of Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Shania Twain, Paul Brandt, The Band Perry, Doc Walker, Jason Aldean, Dean Bordy, Emerson Drive, Kenny Rogers and many more have rocked the Ranchman's Stage! Strap on those hats, dust off those boots, and saddle up for a truly unique country western experience.

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