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Tango Bistro

) #140 of 2,980 Restaurants in Calgary ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Steakhouse, Seafood, French
6920 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0L3, Canada
+1 403-252-4365
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (23 reviews)
“baked brie” (6 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Seafood, French, Gluten Free Options
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6920 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0L3, Canada
Neighbourhood: Southeast Calgary
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I haven't been to Tango since they revised their menu. I loved it before so the bar was set high. Tonight's meal EXCEEDED my expectations. The menu has some incredible choices - most of which can be made gluten free. It was hard to decide...More

Thank 739CarlaB
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family met here for the unlimited bouillabaisse, bread and beignets. Amazing, well worth the $22/person charge. Service was fantastic and the food was excellent. The bouillabaisse was an authentic recipe with lots of real seafood, we were all impressed. The flavours were so great...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with a friend because we were in the mood for seafood and the menu had plenty. The ambiance and service was nice enough. We went on a Wednesday night and found it rather quiet - made reservations just in case. I had...More

Thank Angie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our favorite places to go with friends has been Tango Bistro. Unfortunately they have changed their menu and no longer offer the small plate menu. Everything we ordered from the new menu was disappointing. (Steak Frites, Gnocchi ratatouille, some of the drinks). I...More

Thank sct12015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time here. Overall, a very enjoyable experience. All the food we tried was quite good, if unexceptional. The $12.50 corkage fee is fantastic. We had escargot, Caesar salad, lobster gnocchi and steak frite, plus dessert. Really, absolutely no complaint with any of the items...More

Thank Vladimir1968
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't been to Tango in a while but looked forward to another Tapas experience. We were disappointed that they've changed the menu and no longer offer many small plates. It was Sunday so I tried the all you can eat bouillabaisse. It was very...More

Thank RickandSherry
Reviewed 10 April 2017

While we have been to Smuggler's Inn many times, this was the first time at Tango. Sunday Night is bottomless Bouillabaisse and Beignets night At 22 dollars per person, this is good value for what you get and it is only available on Sunday night....More

Thank Catharine_220
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Went on Sunday night to try the bottomless bouillabaisse special. The server was very friendly and the food was extremely tasty, but given that it was the special I figured they would have a giant pot of the stuff simmering and it wouldn't take 10...More

Thank blacknebula40
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Every item I've had at Tango has been impressively amazing! Starting with the raw bar happy hour yumminess (oysters rule and the new addition of oysters rockefeller rocks my world! And my tastebuds!) to the mains and sides (oohing and ahhing when you see the...More

Thank quietorchid
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had a lovely Family Valentine dinner here. Service was very attentive and the food was amazing. The seafood on the seafood tower was fresh and delicious, the crab and avocado salad was amazing, so were the deviled eggs. We were so full from our...More

Thank kathleenk28
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6920 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0L3, Canada
    (69 th Avenue)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Southeast Calgary
  • Neighbourhood: Southeast Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-252-4365
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Smuggler's Inn originally began in 1967 as Bar X Steakhouse, an American company. The current owner, Frank Krowicki, bought out his partners and went to work developing a brand new concept to Calgary. His vision included a mix of casual, late night fine dining and live piano bar. Over the years, the building expanded around Smuggler's Inn, with the addition of Winelite dining room on the west side, and Backstreet lounge and dining room on the north side. As the dining scene in Calgary began to change, Frank too saw a need to change and adapt. The first endeavour was the conversion of Backstreet lounge to Open Sesame in 2000. Open Sesame has been serving fresh, Pan Asian cuisine to happy customers ever since. The conversion of Backstreet dining room to Bolero was complete in 2007. As Calgary's first Brazilian style steakhouse, Bolero continues to satisfy meat lovers with its unique and interactive style of dining. Our latest addition is Tango Bistro, on the west side of the building, which once was Winelite dining room. At Tango Bistro, we bring together delicious, hand crafted small plates and fantastic wine to create a casual atmosphere for all to enjoy. In May 2013, Smuggler's Inn celebrated 40 years of serving mouth-watering Alberta prime rib and steaks alongside many original items, which have made us famous around the world. Four restaurants under one roof keeps us busy, but we wouldn't have it any other way. And the rest, as they say, is history! Smuggler's Group Rewards is a unique program that rewards you every time you visit us. For every dollar you spend, you earn points towards FREE Loyalty Certificates from Smuggler's Group Of Restaurants. Whenever you make a purchase, simply present your Smuggler's Group Rewards Card. We will automatically track your purchases and assign points to your membership. For every 200 points you accumulate, you will accumulate, you will automatically receive a $10 loyalty certificate to redeem on your next visit. There is no charge or fee associated with the Smuggler's Group Rewards Program. Just fill out the application, turn it in to us, and start using it right away.