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“Party central”

Ranchman's Cookhouse and Dancehall
Ranked #659 of 3,537 Restaurants in Calgary
Price range: $7 - $20
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Canadian, Steakhouse, Barbecue
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Good for: Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 90 Ave SE
Transit: 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.
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.
Campbell River, Canada
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84 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Party central”
Reviewed April 29, 2012

Like everything. Lots of country? Excellent food and reasonable drinks

Visited April 2012
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Calgary, Canada
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62 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Good for the "real" cowboy”
Reviewed February 26, 2012

Calgary has a reputation as "cowtown", but a lot of it isn't tied to our ranching heritage at all. Ranchman's reputation is that is where the real cowboys go.

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“HeeHaw”
Reviewed January 10, 2012

I've heard of this bar, usually how great it is over the Stampede week, so decided to check it out. I went there last fri night, stood in line for 20 minutes,looking at the neon sign that wasnt fully lit or perhaps broken, paid $8 cover then realized I was in a barn ("dancehall"), attached to another barn with a band playing at the front of it. There where broken beer bottles all over the floor, and I do mean ALL over the floor. I cant imagine the infection one would get if they tripped and landed on that floor. I dont mind country music but this place was alot too Hee Haw-ish for me.

  • Visited January 2012
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Calgary, Alberta
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Cowboy up”
Reviewed January 3, 2012

Great party place and decent food.
Super super busy during stampede.
Great live music at times

Visited December 2011
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Cochrane, Canada
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68 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Superb Food at a great price”
Reviewed April 25, 2011

I have eaten at this restaurant several times and I have to say that the food is awesome.

The meat tastes very fresh, esspecially the House burger and all for a great price.

The atmosphere is great too with lots of TV Screens and music. Also dance lessons at the venue is great with a range of dance options.

I would totally recommend this place to eat!

  • Visited February 2011
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