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Ox and Angela

528 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B1, Canada
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (32 reviews)
“ox” (75 reviews)
“tapas” (99 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
528 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B1, Canada
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

A friend and I decided to go for a meal to this 17th Ave eatery one Sunday evening Our selection Was made from the tasting menu. Although we enjoyed ourselves and the food was secondary to catching up with each other. We decided that nothing...More

Thank chanel16calgary
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The same place as the Ox and Angela, but renovated and now operating under the name of The Ox, and still serving great tapas with super service. My son and I were there for brunch one sunny August morning. Lots of choices, many tapas items,...More

Thank John Z
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Attempted to eat here for dinner, but left prior to ordering. Restaurant was about 25% full, but because of the new seating arrangement (benchette and tables placed with 2ft spacing) and everybody being squeezed into a small area, it's noisy and you can't hear/talk to...More

Thank zzzzzz95
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I'm actually shocked how much food was here! So happy we went during their 1/2 price hours! The food was incredible though, I've never had better appy's before. If you have a huge appetite, bring lots of money. You won't be disappointed in the food...More

Thank star_doc
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Food & service were very good, and the wine was OK - but expected more Spanish "finds" with a better price point. The major stumbling block was the irritating, loud music. This establishment should decide if it is a bar or a restaurant.

Thank EduardTheTraveller
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

My Mother was visiting Calgary from Vancouver. I put some serious thought into the restaurants I wanted to take her to during her stay. We visited Ox for Sunday brunch and ordered the chef's menu which was very reasonably priced and delicious. It gave us...More

Thank TianaW
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic make over on the place however brunch was mediocre and over priced .... We had the Hermano $18.00 for a few eggs, greasy sausage ... cannot remember the rest as it was very pedestrian ... service was good but food always comes first with...More

1  Thank Andee S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I had the opportunity to host some friends and take them to this gem of a restaurant. I love Spanish food and drinks, so I may be biased... But this was one of the most pleasant dining experiences I have had in years and the...More

Thank CalgaryfoodieK5
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Great variety on the "Brunch Table" the Chef's selection of Tapas. Lots of food for us...we ate it all so none would go to waste.

Thank Nathan S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Very good range of Tapas and excellent support for our Coeliac friend. Apparently the owner is Coeliac so that helps. Good range of wines as well.The only thing we didn't like is the fact the place is noisy as there are no absorbent surfaces, so...More

Thank Jay_Wiltshire032
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Carol S
16 July 2016|
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Response from Mygig | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen kids in the several times I've eaten there...maybe for brunch....
24 June 2015|
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Response from Laura M | Reviewed this property |
Don't see why you couldn't bring youngsters to this restaurant. Its not "white table cloth" dining;its a little on the homey, rustic side so as long as you think your children would enjoy Spanish food then take them along... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 528 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B1, Canada
    (Between 4th Street & 5th Street SW)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: 403-457-1432
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