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The Palomino

#124 of 3,026 Restaurants in Calgary}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
109-7th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0W5, Canada
+1 403-532-1911
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic fries” (29 reviews)
“pulled pork” (24 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
109-7th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0W5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my son’s favourite places to eat. Bar with pub food. Rustic feel with warm smells of smoked meats such as chicken, pork, beef. The four of us enjoyed jerk chicken wings and dried chicken wings, Alberta beef brisket, Kansas City pork ribs, bacon...More

Thank IslandPrairieGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the Kansas City style ribs and brisket platter. Very good. Tasty sauces. Friendly and efficient service.

Thank Don_Falconer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kind of a neat place, but the bbq was just so-so. Good menu variety. The bbq was not bad, but nothing to write home about. Suppose there might not be much competition around these parts for bbq though.

Thank jrod82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came in to see a friend from out of town, staying in hotel downtown. Had been in many years ago to see a band downstairs, and never tried any food. Set up was great, with TV's around for sports games. Lots of good options for...More

Thank Ft_Garry
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Since ya work downtown, and work across the street it is a great place with great eye candy that serves great food and spirits. I would mention they do have an outside patio in the back. Come early as it gets busy on the patio....More

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 22 October 2017

My husband and I came here for supper as we were staying in a hotel close by, the outside and inside wasn't very appealing and I almost said let's go but I was so glad we stayed as the food was very good! It's a...More

Thank blueeyes2008
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I loved this place, which I spotted through a zoom lens atop the Calgary Tower if you can believe it. It’s a real dive, in the best sense possible, but that doesn’t mean the food isn’t good. My sausage bun was really delicious, and my...More

Thank 835leeb
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Stopped here for lunch. Thought that the place was condemned, but people were in the restaurant eating. It's an old saloon, but they have very good taste in American football as there were NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS paraphernalia on the wall. Didn't know what to get....More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This is a real Western BBQ and Bar Saloon. There were Four of us and we ordered a Large sampler to split between us. It had everything Beef, Pork, Chicken with the fixins. We have a great meal and a wonderful time.

Thank jebiv1
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I went there with some colleagues for a beer and appetizers as I have not been there for over 20 years and it has not changed. It is a very cool place but the decor is getting old but still very original. The food we...More

Thank gizbot
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24 November 2016|
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Response from Mark C | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is a bar so you have to be 18 or older in accordance with Alberta law.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109-7th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0W5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 403-532-1911
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