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The Unicorn

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Canadian
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304 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1C2, Canada
+1 403-234-8816
11:00 - 02:00
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Lethbridge, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 believe. My wife had the Gyoza which was similar to Costco post stickers. I on... More 

Thank Tytusmk
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We were at the Unicorn before and after shows at The Palace both Thursday and Friday. Had such a great time and our server Candice was fantastic. Awesome beer & food specials and the wings were amazing.

Thank WanderNdiscover
Drumheller, Canada
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Came in before the flames game for some dinner and drinks. Very busy but was sat straight away. Probably not best place if you want a meaningful conversation as it's very loud but good atmosphere before game. Great food and served piping hot. The seating is Just a little cramped. Would come back.

Thank LDJB89
Calgary, Canada
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229 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Tried the new Celtic basement and the main floor. Friendly staff, good beer selection, not the greatest for tv locations on those floors. Food was very good. Always very lively and noisy, great for after work.

Thank Clint R
Wareham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We ate here one evening and the prices were very good value, the service was good and she told us about the meal deals they had on

Thank Mike P
Brantford, Canada
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Great beer selection. Any place that has Rogue Dead Guy Ale on tap wins a spot with me....awesome relaxing lounge 3rd floor....cellar next time!

Thank tommyvoo
Edmonton, Canada
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Went for an impromptu supper after checking in to my hotel. A few ladies and I arrived and we're seated quickly. Friendly service. Our server checked up on us often and was very helpful with questions and suggestions. The prices of the food was great! Wednesday wing night was awesome! The food and drinks all tasted amazing! I recommend the... More 

Thank Alyssa R
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107 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

The atmosphere here is comfy and down home. It wasn't overly loud like a lot of places in downtown Calgary. Each of us had something different. I had a beef burger, my friend had an elk burger and my other friend had the fish and chips. All were delicious but I found the fries to be kinda soggy. The drinks... More 

Thank Jewelzzz
Edmonton, Canada
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I ate lunch here while in Calgary on the weekend. We had a couple of drinks, and ordered nachos with pulled roast beef. Beer was tasting like they hadn't cleaned the lines but the nachos with pulled beef were amazing. Also they made it with black olives which I'm allergic to and they gladly made us a... More 

Thank Jeff W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?