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Safari Grill

#257 of 2,973 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
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100-255 28 St SE, Calgary, Alberta T2A 5K4, Canada (Memorial Dr. SE)
+1 403-235-6655
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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St. Albert, Canada
Level Contributor
125 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of my friend's favourite restaurants when she has work in Calgary. I had heard months of build up until I finally had the opportunity to join her. She said it is African cuisine so I trust her. We had a cassava plate, some short ribs and a curry. The cassava came in the spicy sauce, which to... More 

Thank Patricia B
Level Contributor
46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I have been here before as it was walking distance for lunch. On this occasion 8 of us came after a night at Escape2gether (locked room venue) celebrating a birthday. We just wanted a celebratory cocktail and munchies. My gin Caesar was standard - no pepperoni or pickles added. The featured beer (can't remember the name) was popular for the... More 

Thank Snarley1
Calgary, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We have been there many times and the food was always great, the servers are very attentive. I love the vindaloo chicken and the hot beef ribs. I would recommend The Safari Grill who likes a lovely food experience.

Thank trax3
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
177 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Returned after an enforced hiatus for our favourite - ribs and mogo. The food was terrific as always. I also want to note that they have some excellent South African wines, which are very reasonably priced - very low mark up vs what it would cost me through a liquor store. The service is fantastic!

Thank Vladimir1968
1 review
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Went there just the other day. Excellent food and service! Loved our sweet Egyptian waitress! I highly recommend for everyone to try this place out!

Thank Suzan N
1 review
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Great food samaki was excellent great service was yummy . atmosphere was friendly decor was cozy.feel like back home.next time they said try chicken poussinand beef ribs which are signature dish and salmon

Thank Sara T
1 review
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice ambiance was out with someone that had never tried African before and they were delighted with all the flavours always going back👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾

Thank Nura S
1 review
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We've been going here for a few years now and just can't get enough!!!! This is our favourite place to go with family, friends, business clients and all of them return! The food is full of flavour & fresh, it can be spicy or mild. Servers & owner friendly and do what they can to ensure a happy experience! If... More 

Thank Altaf J
1 review
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Before you pay check what you ordered what is billed ...! if you didn't check 99.99% possibility doubled charged. If you order 3 pcs of nan and in your bill you will find 6 pcs

Thank Bellal A
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This place is overrated. The service is poor with one server serving 10 plus tables and the owner is uptight with attitude. If you are looking for east african cuisine that is better than try Africana or Tiffin Curry and Roti House. We have had a bad experience twice now and decided never to step foot again in this place.

Thank Murtaza B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 26
African, Indian, Halal
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100-255 28 St SE, Calgary, Alberta T2A 5K4, Canada
    (Memorial Dr. SE)
  • Public Transportation: We are located near Franklin Station.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-235-6655
Safari Grill, with its committment to using only the freshest ingredients as well as mirroring true East African hospitality, succeeds in delivering an authentic African experience. With decor that has been imported from countries such as Tanzania and Kenya, coupled with local beers and beverages, one can lose themselves in this reflected reality.

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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?