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“they serve freshly ground burgers....”

Buchanan's Chop House & Whisky Bar
Ranked #234 of 3,605 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $100
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
calgary
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“they serve freshly ground burgers....”
Reviewed January 19, 2012

I have been going here for years but not in a long time, nothing has changed, still a fine restaurant with a huge scotch selection and...you can order your burger rare, medium rare..however you like it because the meat is ground daily. Mine was medium rare and until you have tasted the difference between standard burger fare and these you are missing the best. They work hard at their high standard.

  • Visited November 2011
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  • English first
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English first
Calgary, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A Calgary Institution”
Reviewed January 12, 2012

The years slip by but Buchanan's maintains its standard, well above average food and excellent service, the best whiskey bar town is an added bonus. If caught out DT over the weekend then take in their prix fixe menu, great value.

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1 Thank winewonder
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Calgary, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Catered event”
Reviewed December 22, 2011

Invited by a vendor to a catered after work event. Appies served and were very good.

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Thank Alectric9
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Wilmington, Delaware
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Fabulous Dinner and Sampling Single Malt Scotch”
Reviewed November 11, 2011

I went by myself and set at the bar and was immediately adopted by the bartender, manage and other patrons. The steak was excellent, but the tour around the Islay Malts was beyond compare. I love single malts and have never seen a place that even came close to the selection. The manager was very helpful and I can hardly wait to go back for a tour of some of the other regions.

  • Visited November 2011
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1 Thank Bob S
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Calgary, AB
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“best scotch selection in the city”
Reviewed October 12, 2011

Had a very enjoyable lunch there today. Food was wonderful. My husband loves the seafood chowder and has it every time he is there. He also had the wasabi caesar salad with beef and very much enjoyed it. I had the steak & frites and it was fabulous. Best of all was the scotch selection which followed lunch. Whatever you want for scotch, they have. The bartender was also quite helpful in assisting us with our scotch choices. Best place for scotch tasting, bar none.

  • Visited October 2011
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1 Thank calgal66
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