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JIMMY'S A&A DELI

#44 of 2,973 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
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1401 20 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M 1G6, Canada
+1 403-289-1400
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Place is always busy but the service is usually pretty quick. Food is good. Portion sizes are smaller than before in the platters in my opinion. The donair, lamb and chicken all taste good. I quit coming for a long time due to the mistakes on orders. I would ask for no garlic sauce but I would get home and... More 

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Thank Luke L
Castlegar, Canada
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has the BEST donairs that no other place I've been to has been able to match. I've just stopped trying donairs from anywhere else... these are just too good. I'm ruined for all future donairs from other shops (and can I mention how huge they are and how much they stuff these things!). By the way, can we... More 

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Thank 72hoursRemain
Burlington, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

fantastic spot. 16 bucks will get you a massive shwarma and drink. (Or some excellent baklava) Fast service, and extremely welcoming. These guys put customer service first.

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Thank jenna R
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Get the garlic sauce on your Donair. Like I said, this is the best Donair in Calgary. Great service, food and value. Make sure to get lots of napkins.

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Thank Luella L
Calgary
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178 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Long standing patron. Falafal--cooked while u wait--is the best. Fresh....yum. Very busy place so don't be surprised if you have have to "wait"....cuz even tho it might be "fast"; well prepared food still needs a moment or ten.....

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Thank Canukgal
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Quantity over quality these days.... I feel like the portions are massive, but not as good quality. Always had a solid donair, but there's competition now

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Thank Jordan A
Crowsnest Pass, Canada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after we found it on trip advisor. We both had medium chicken donairs and they were huge and delicious. Outstanding customer service. They offered us samples as we had never been there. Picked up baklava for a party and it was a big hit as well. We'll be back!

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Thank Lucy B
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Wow! Do not go in this place if you love Mediterranean food! I was in shawarma heaven and there were olives everywhere, yum! Great store to visit to get things to go or stay. Delicious food and lots of choices. Friendly staff! A must visit if you are in Calgary.

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Thank Mello Y
Regina
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

So delicious I will come back every time I visit Calgary Highly suggest the shawarma. Best baklava in the city

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Thank guppyj
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Great variety of Mediterranean food. Their pitas are so fresh and are wonderful with their chicken. Great service as well, I would highly recommend.

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Thank Bex E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 20 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M 1G6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-289-1400

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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?