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Tango Bistro

6920 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0L3, Canada
+1 403-252-4365
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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6920 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0L3, Canada
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

My husband and I use to live Tango when it was a Yapas bar. But it has changed its style now and we do not enjoy it at all. It’s way over priced for what they have to offer. They are more like a Moxie’s,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lagie_72
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Was somewhat disheartened when I learned that my favourite bone-in pork chop is no longer on offer. But I rallied and perused the new offerings and it looks better overall. I went with the lamb meatloaf and it was superb. Great taste and presentation. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vladimir1968
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We have been to this restaurant a couple of times and keep on coming because their food is really good and we are always very pleased with their service!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 2Calgarians
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We decided to go here after trying to get a last minute reservation at another restaurant within the same building. The ambiance is warm and inviting when you enter, the staff were welcoming and once we looked at the menu we knew we had to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank laurenc16061990
Reviewed 12 October 2018

It's the second time a friend has taken me to Tango Bistro on visits to Calgary. He gave me options on where to eat. We came back here. The steaks were really good and the service was excellent. I'll be back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Noel H
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

As we go here time and again, we have really winnowed out our favourites... tartare, pork chop and the napoleon dessert are all superb and worth ordering again and again. The service is great.

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Vladimir1968
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

A last minute selection but a great one. Excellent ceasar salad. Fresh whole anchovies and full of spicy flavour. Half price glasses of wine just added to the enjoyment. I had the double port chop. An excellent choice. Exquisity prepared. Great sauce. Full of flavour....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 00_Kevin_00
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Table side creation of the classic old fashioned - smoked wood chips, 3 types of bitters, sugar cube, garnishes. Worth it if you just want to go for drinks - food was just ok.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank coastel
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We came back to Tango Bistro and so much enjoy their features on the menu! All their seafood is great, as well as their cocktails and drinks. The staff is pretty awesome!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 2Calgarians
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

If you are hankering for the other white meat, this is the place to go. Their bone-in pork chop is the best around - great texture, great sauce and great flavour. Just be forewarned - it's huge. In general, their portions are big, so don't...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Vladimir1968
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 23
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, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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 fresh, locally inspired comfort dishes with a focus on cold, sustainable seafood and top quality steaks. 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.
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