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St. James Corner Restaurant and Irish Pub

#204 of 2,947 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Beltline
Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian, American
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1219 1 St SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-262-1157
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Today
10:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 01:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Calgary, Canada
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty good food but better drinks! Casual atmosphere great for grabbing a pint after work! Close to downtown.

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Thank mcclurecarmen
Airdrie, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a pint before attending an event. My husband and I are from Nova Scotia and this little spot reminded us of many pubs in Halifax. We were there during Happy Hour and the tables were filling up fast. We were seated in a booth. As it got busy the staff asked if we'd mind switching to a... More 

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Thank jenniferjmac
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

I've been going to St. James for almost 3 years now. The place is an excelent venue for some NHL or NFL games. The staff is really friendly and they pour the best Guinness in Calgary by a mile. Food is laso very good. I would recommend the meatball sub or the Steak sandwich.

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London, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for a Guinness and some food. Bar staff were excellent very welcoming. Great pint of Guinness. Bar was reasonably busy with a cracking atmosphere.

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Thank mansfial
Calgary, Canada
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Came here for a business lunch the other day. Very cool and relaxed atmosphere, the setting is a traditional pub style. The food is surprisingly tasty, with a solid variety that goes beyond normal pub food. I had the beef dip with soup, very tasty, real cuts of beef with onions and mushrooms. A good variety of beer choices and... More 

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Thank TheDude1974
Missoula, Montana
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I needed a late night bite after a long day of driving and found St. James Corner. Delicious tacos and a great beer selection. We didn't know what to do with ourselves on a Wednesday night in Calgary but this was a fine place to stop. Really friendly staff to us Americans too 😉! Thanks!

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Thank jpratt406
East Tennessee
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Relaxed pub with sports on multiple screens. Good food and drink. Crowd was large and pub was quite a buzz.

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Thank Camden H
Calgary
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

St James corner pub has great food and great atmosphere. Very popular spot for dinner and drinks while watching a game. Prices are on the moderate to high side.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

I came to Calgary on business staying in an apartment for a few months. Looking around for a place to eat and drink I found the St James pub. On sitting down at the bar, the barman introduced himself and from then on remembered my name and drink. The food is varied, good and reasonably priced. There is a regular... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good atmosphere and always a lively buzz. The service was very good - we were a large group. Food wasn't the best I've had but not bad for the price.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1219 1 St SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Beltline
  • Neighbourhood: Beltline
  • Phone Number: +1 403-262-1157

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?