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The Unicorn

#764 of 3,014 Restaurants in Calgary}
$$ - $$$, ,
304 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1C2, Canada
+1 403-234-8816
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good44%
  • Average28%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pork tacos” (2 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
“burgers” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
304 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1C2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I say its a gem because unlike the typical main stream restaurants and pubs one would visit for a bite to eat and a sip this one is different. They actually have 3 levels the basement, main level and upper level its nice because each...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Was there July 6th for a committee meeting. We sat outside on the patio on a nice warm day. Service was fine, food and drink was fine. I have nothing negative to say about this restaurant but it was not outstanding either. The bar stools...More

Thank Foon D
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We came here for a late lunch and some drinks mid-week, it was quiet and the service was quick and friendly! The food was great and they had a lot of local beers, which was great! They even had on European football- the sound wasn't...More

Thank ameliagrace94
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the unicorn on a Friday afternoon around 2 o'clock. The place was not very busy however it took a very long time to place our orders, get our first drinks, and then to have the food served. Not sure why it was taking...More

Thank desmor63
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We enjoyed our late afternoon meal at this sports bar type restaurant. The fish & chips was very good & portion was generous. Cole slaw was included but wasn't my style. My husband enjoyed it ! His Swiss Mushroom Burger was huge & delicious. We...More

Thank Becky T
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We came here to watch some NHL playoff hockey as it was one of the few pubs on Steves Ave with the sound on, and although most of the TV's were pretty small, it served its purpose. The wing special was ridiculous. $2.50 for 10...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Went here with a large group of friends and one of them being my boyfriend was denied access because his Saskatchewan drivers license was expired however he has more than above the drinking age in Alberta - the waitress was very rude about the whole...More

Thank Tasha W
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

In town with friends and heard 8th Ave SW was a trendy area to see. Afternoon walk through this district landed us here. Atmosphere was nice, clean and plenty of tvs to watch sports. For was average and drinks were good. Staff was great and...More

Thank Consultant6393
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Sports bar with lots of tv's. Reasonable priced food and drinks. Burgers were good and the drinks were as well. Was able to accommodate our large group. Close to C-train.

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

So we were thinking of going out somewhere without kids. After bumming down Macleaod from the South, we ended up parking downtown and walked to the Unicorn. We went to Celtic Cellar, which is the basement floor. The beer was fine, the Twisted Brew I...More

Thank Tytusmk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
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: 304 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 403-234-8816
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