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James Joyce Irish Pub

) #15 of 3,053 Restaurants in Calgary ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, ,
114 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B3, Canada
+1 403-262-0708
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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114 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 385 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I was skeptical, and did not want to go because I do not drink beer, but in the end had a great meal (try the curry - the Irish eat curry; who knew?). The food was good, portions good. We were there at a busy...More

Thank drmjd
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't eat here, but stopped in for a nightcap. The bartender was very friendly and talkative. It was a quiet night as most of the patrons were outside eating dinner. We sat at the bar inside. I sampled a nice array of Scotches. We...More

Thank electricglide91
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent and delicious food. Great friendly staff service. A good variety of On Tap, and a large selection of Whiskey, Whisky, and Scotch. There is an alfresco (patio) area outside on street level, that is well covered should it be a bright and sunny, or...More

Thank Eoin A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The breakfast was delicious and the portions large. Service was excellent. Enjoyed Caesars and wine. The toast and ham were delicious as well as the sausage. Would definitely reccommend.

Thank FJB3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff, the food and the atmosphere.....always keeps me coming back! And I cannot get enough of the Irish stew, pair it with a cold pint of Guinness and you really can't go wrong. I would recommend this spot to everyone.

Thank Kpl388
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a quick bite and was pleased to see "Scotch Egg" on the summer menu. It was outstanding! The sausage coating was flavourful and not a bit fatty - just right. The centre was soft but not runny - perfect. It was served...More

Thank foodfan-5211
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family of four (2 adults and 2 teenagers) went to this restaurant for dinner. We sat outside on the sunny patio and that was the best part of the meal. To start, I was served a glass of water in a smudgy glass with...More

1  Thank thompsse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a trip to stampede. All I can say is wow! I had the bangers and mash which was the best I had ever had anywhere. They had a coupon for first time visitors for a free appetizer and there were 3 of...More

Thank Brandy B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were enjoying walking along Stephen Street and decided to eat at this restaurant. It was most enjoyable to be able to sit outside and enjoy a nice meal people watching in this vibrant area of the city. The food was quite good and everyone...More

Thank MVPinBoynton
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

A lovely atmosphere and great service - the Irish Guinness pie was brilliant - good beer - 115€ for four with drinks - good value👍🍀

Thank PatrickMorgan
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23 May 2016|
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Response from joanmaclean99 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about gluten free items on menue.
Donna M
20 August 2015|
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Response from Sydney Yi Har M | Reviewed this property |
Well, I should say in the past, unless there are events, I always get seats even without reservation. And remember, we have massive layoffs in downtown Calgary, pubs are not as busy as they used to. Good luck and enjoy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 403-262-0708
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