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Atlas Specialty

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1000 9 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-230-0990
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Today
11:30 - 20:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 19:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 19:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 20:30
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Calgary, Canada
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We heard so much about this place, so we tried it. It is a place to eat as well as a shop. The place is like a cafeteria style and nothing fancy here. The place doesn't have much decor or warmth to it. But if you want a quick bite to eat and run, it might be it. The food... More 

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Thank Jehad A
Toronto, Canada
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I ordered the sultani kebab (one ground beef and one striploin kebab) plate for take out. It was tasty if not a tad under salted. I was worried that I would get rude customer service based on reviews but luckily that did not happen. Price was $22.50 which I felt is a bit expensive for a simple plate (see picture)... More 

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Thank Lifes_1_Journey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I tried various Persian restaurant in Calgary and this one is amazing. The food is really fresh, very good quality and the taste is great. I really enjoyed various plates and starters. I like Jojeh, Kashk Bademjan (A must try), Fesenjoon and Mast o Bademjoon. The service is awesome and the prices are reasonable.

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Thank Sara S
Calgary, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Tonight I ordered for a take out, went there and saw nuts, sweets for sale on counters in market style. And there was notice for not to sample. They looked good and I wanted to taste before buying them. So I asked one of the waitress to get me s some samples. She said "no samples" but the waitress next... More 

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Thank rony317
Calgary, Canada
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Just finished an outstanding dinner that totally exceeded my expectations! !! You have to try this place because you've probably driven past it before without realizing it.

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1 Thank Keith S
Calgary, Canada
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

I don't even know where to start : cheap, large large laaaarge portions, best chicken ever, best taboule ever, everything is so good. Its really worth the stop!

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1 Thank audrey22
Calgary, Canada
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

We have been going to Atlas since they were on 16th Avenue. The move to 9th Avenue can be seen as an "upgrade" with respect to the building but the service and food quality has been slowly going down with time and I guess with success! We got together with friends, including one who has never been to a Persian... More 

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Thank FS57
Calgary, Canada
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

We had lunch here today, 5 adults and a child. The kebabs were mostly dry. They didn't have any egg plant dishes - second time in a row they have not had eggplant dishes. Service was average. When we asked for split bill, they said they would not split the bill during lunch hours!! So we decided I would pay... More 

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Thank Love2TryNewFood
Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

This place was great at first, but the food has become worst over time along with the management's quality of service over this time. As a Persian I would not recommend this place as your first experience of Persian cuisine

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Thank hoohooyyc
Calgary
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

We have been going to atlas for many years when first they opened they where very nice last few years food quality and their personality is been changed last night we were there for dinner we ask for some bread they charged us $2.50 which no restaurant do that that's okay we will never go there again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian, Mediterranean, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 19:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 19:30
Thursday
11:30 - 19:30
Friday
11:30 - 20:30
Saturday
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 9 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 403-230-0990

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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?