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Ranchman's Cookhouse and Dancehall

Bar, Canadian, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Pub
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9615 Macleod Tr. SW, Calgary, Alberta T2J 0P6, Canada (90 Ave SE)
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Central Saanich, Canada
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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!!

Thank gmann
Calgary, Canada
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70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Angela V V V V
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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.

Thank dean p
Calgary, Canada
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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!

Thank morganj142
Ottawa, Canada
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133 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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.

Thank InuitArtGuru
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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...

Thank Barbara A
Calgary, Canada
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116 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
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!

Thank arbourstone
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

This place is the real deal. Such a great setup from all the memorabilia, to western saddles hanging in the rafters, the pictures and trophies of rodeo legends, musicians and general décor. A great sized dancefloor and plenty of bar service area. Great staff on the table service, they always had a smile for us and were quite quick. Our... More 

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Lewisville, Texas
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129 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

This place used to be a cowboy type restaurant and still has the mechanical bull, pool table and that sort of thing. The night we were there they were having a group picture painting activity, which is apparently a regular thing there. It took away the cowboy atmosphere. The food was good and they had a fairly good selection. Prices... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Did not eat there so I cannot comment on the food but we went for drinks.. My friend went to the bathroom and was peeing when she saw security (MALE) poke his head under the door.. she was alone in the stall.. an hour later same thing happened to my other friend! Apparently they are looking for drug users! I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $19
Bar, Canadian, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Pub
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
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9615 Macleod Tr. 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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?