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Wild Rose Brewery Taproom

#134 of 2,962 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Contemporary
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Building AF23 #2, 4580 Quesnay Wood Drive SW, Calgary, Alberta T3E 7J3, Canada
+1 403-727-5451
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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268 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have to say I was quite disappointed considering all the positive reviews. The place was busy on a warm Sunday afternoon and it appeared there were more drinkers than eaters - that should have been a clue. The service at our table of five was abrupt and no so courteous. Yes, they took our order quickly but our drinks and... More 

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1 Thank Steve M
Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Decided to go to The Rose for a pint and some lunch last Saturday. It was cold and snowy out and there is a lot of construction going on in the vicinity so I assumed it would be quiet ... Wrong! At 1pm it was 3/4 full and when I left at 2:30pm it was full and there was a... More 

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Thank petrox
Pensacola Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

It is an awesome tucked away locals place, serving only their beers, the mix of Velvet Fog with Wraspberry Ale delicious. After a week of vacation bar food the Kale Caesar with grilled chicken hit the spot! Friendly service too

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Thank ktoatl
Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

This brewery is tucked away in the Currie Barracks and had seating both inside and out. It's a really nice place on a hot summer day! Awesome brews like their Cowbell and Wraspberry ale are a must. All their food is amazing and there is nothing fried which we appreciate. Their baked pretzels, pho bowl, tacos and ploughman's platters are... More 

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Thank vanessamoriarty
1 review
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We came here on a Friday evening hoping it wasn't too busy. There were a lot of people there but we had no problem finding a spot to sit. I tried a blonde lager which was delicious. I didn't realize they did taster flights until I had already ordered. Definitely trying that next time. The soft baked pretzels were delicious,... More 

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Thank Trisha L
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80 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I live close by so WR is almost like a neighbourhood bar. I always recommend it to friends and family visiting and no one has been disappointed! the venue is unique just like the beer! It's not your average rating beers! Very casual and extra cool during the summer when the patio is open! If you can't stay I recommend... More 

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Thank Leticia G
canada
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Our party of nine had an awesome time at Wild Rose Brewery recently. Food was amazing, we all loved what we ordered. They serve great beer, they have samplers with nice variety to try. The staff are out of this world friendly, and seem to really enjoy working there. I will definitely return on my next trip to Calgary!

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Thank snowbunnii
Okotoks, Canada
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77 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We love this place They serve great beer- the Alberta Crude is an outstanding stout but love the samplers you can try Great variety of food. Never had a bad meal here Can be a bit drafty and cold in winter- but it isn't a brick built and well insulated building - part of its character I suppose I'd recommend... More 

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Thank Whybs27
Calgary, Canada
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159 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We had a work lunch here during a busy Christmas Friday. It's a fairly small area to fit all the tables into but everyone was happy and the service was ok. The food was good - nothing amazing, but did the job nicely! Very limited selection of wine (only had Chardonnay if you wanted a white wine), I guess as... More 

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Thank arbourstone
Calgary
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We have found ourselves coming in here quite frequently. The food is excellent and there is always something new to try on tap. Our kids really enjoy it as well and are allowed select hours.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Building AF23 #2, 4580 Quesnay Wood Drive SW, Calgary, Alberta T3E 7J3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 403-727-5451
Description
Our Taproom is housed in AF 23, part of Currie barracks, Calgary’s military base established in 1934. We suspect the building was used for top-secret experiments to determine the effects of beer and delicious food on soldiers.

Voted Calgary’s favourite brew pub 7 years running, this is where the magic is crafted. Come on down and sip the golden nectar next to the copper kettles it was brewed in.

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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?