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National on 17th

#419 of 3,066 Restaurants in Calgary}
$$ - $$$American, ,
550 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B1, Canada
+1 403-229-0226
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (6 reviews)
“pulled pork” (3 reviews)
“sliders” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
550 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice pub.. Buzzing with good music and great crowds Loved their finger food, beers and ciders Services and ambience was good

Thank prashant1agrawal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great patio great staff it's my go-to Pub No generic beer great burgers Buck a shuck oysters during happy hour he'll what door more does a man need

Thank mrwhite1
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Great Craft Beer Selection. Great Patio. Great Service. The burger though.... off the chains! The Oysters were good for buck a shuck. Love the chowder. Wasn't overly busy for lunch on a Wednesday either. Great stop.

Thank Ross H
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This was my first visit to National on 17th. We visited on a perfect July evening during the first weekend of the Calgary Stampede. We easily found a table on the patio for our party of 4. The server was very pleasant and helpful regarding...More

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We love this place- great food, beer and cocktails, but every time we've had poor service. I get it's a cool place, but the servers could shake their egos a bit to create a better experience for the customers. Just kills the experience.

Thank Slovesfoodalot
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This review is a bit mixed. I went there with some friends intending to have some patio drinks on a hot day; the patio is huge and lovely but we could not get service at all. There were 6 servers behind the bar and not...More

Thank C K
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I have been here dozens of times. This place is all about the South/West facing patio with great sun all afternoon. Great location, happening spot on 17th. However, the service leaves much to be desired, more often than not it is slow and rude. Also,...More

Thank Emzy12345
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

My friend and I had dinner here and we liked everything we ordered. We got the pizza, sliders, and fries. I really liked the Live sauce that came with the fries.

Thank Brooke S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Weather was beautiful so getting on the patio didn't happen but we were able to sit at the bar and watch the hockey game and have a few ciders!

Thank Jadybugs
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We just stopped by to watch the Oilers win their game against SJ. We were very surprised. Nice place, good crowd, good beer! Will go back if I am in the area.

Thank Doug O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
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: 550 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B1, Canada (Formerly National 17th Ave)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-229-0226
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