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Mango Shiva

#66 of 2,973 Restaurants in Calgary
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218 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B5, Canada (Between 1st and 2nd Street SW accross from Flames Central)
+1 403-532-8980
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the food, the service and the atmosphere most satisfactory and convivial. The waiter spent a considerable time talking to us in a friendly manner; he also made useful recommendations about the food and the range of lager beers. The lighting and the background music added to our evening's experience - and later we met the chef, who expressed... More 

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Calgary
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here were very friendly and attentive. When I mentioned I couldn't have dairy the waitress made sure the kitchen and other staff were aware and suggested alternates and made sure to point out the sauces I could have. Not many places seem to pay that much attention. It was a good atmosphere and wasn't loud so you could... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I've had the good fortune of having visited Mango Shiva several times over the last decade. There is no question that this is the premier Indian destination in this city. The best part of this restaurant is that they have mastered the art of welcoming in Western cuisine and fused with authentic East Indian flavours. The Butter Chicken Naacos, Lamb... More 

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Kam_DCalgary, Owner at Mango Shiva, responded to this review

Thanks for being a long time patron of our restaurant. Indian food is an amazing cuisine and we try to create great flavours and deliver them well. Your comments are really appreciated. This month is the last month that Mango Shiva will be open in its current location. We are looking at yet another incarnation of Mango Shiva later this... More 

Perth, Australia
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

pros: in downtown calgary so good location. popsicle chicken entree item is amazing. cons: Waitress assumed that mains don't come till entrees completed. One person was vegetarian and couldn't eat the entree and just kept waiting. Naan arrived burnt but reading other people's reviews it looks like this is common. You can see what the chefs are upto and it's... More 

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Lark Hill, null, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We moved to Alberta from the UK in July last year and we were convinced that we were doomed to a life without a good curry, and how right we were. Mango Shiva isn't good, it's AMAZING! The staff were extremely friendly and very accommodating. They offer a small, yet high quality menu that will not disappoint. The peshwari naan... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best places in Calgary .... for meals and for Happy Hour... Food is consistently great, and service is very good.

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1 Thank Richard W
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

One of my faves in Calgary. I'm vegetarian and they have good options for veggies, vegan and gluten free. Really tasty and the staff is really friendly.

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1 Thank Lorenza V
Mumbai
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I visited this place to have some Indian food. The restaurant had the buffet for Lunch, good spread of food. The starters, main course & the sweet dish everything was tasty. The food was hot & they served hot nan. It was actually very tasty much like the home food. You have a variety of Indian Breads like Butter Nan,... More 

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Ancaster, Canada
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Greeted in a friendly manner. Butter Chicken, Lamb Chops, and Naan bread (slightly burned) were mildly spiced and not very warm in temperature. A bit pricey for the quality.

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Lethbridge
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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The restaurant has very lovely decor, which I liked very much. It is very dark in there though! The bathrooms are downstairs and in need of a little attention. The food was good, not as spicy as I'm used to with traditional Indian dishes. I had the chickpea curry. Was very good! We bought rice for the table and were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B5, Canada
    (Between 1st and 2nd Street SW accross from Flames Central)
  • Public Transportation: From the 7th avenue and 3rd street C-Train station Mango Shiva is one south and 1 and a half blocks east. Half way between 100 and 200 block 8th(Stephen) avenue on the north side of the street.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 403-532-8980
Description
Mango Shiva is a contemporary and modern Indian restaurant serving delicious high quality and innovative Indian cuisine in a cosmopolitan setting. Enjoy Pan-Indian cuisine at its highest level with an approachable wine and cocktail list. Week day lunches feature a lunch buffet acclaimed as one of the best in the city.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?