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Original Joe's - Kensington

) #987 of 3,049 Restaurants in Calgary $$ - $$$ , , American
1220 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P5, Canada
+1 403-670-5638
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Overview
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good48%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
2 Apr 2017
“Popular Pub”
22 Jan 2017
“Great service”
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Canadian, American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1220 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 3 April 2017

We stopped for a snack and a drink before a movie. Waitress was excellent, attentive but not hovering, snacks and drinks delivered quickly. Food was good. It was a bit noisy but everyone having fun. Would definitely return.

Thank Missglobalgoddess
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Compared to other OJ's this one had great service. The bar was definitely full but our server was able to bring drinks over within 1-2 min of ordering them. I even had to watch her as I assumed she was pouring her own drinks and...More

1  Thank Andrew O
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Met up with friends for lunch today and decided on this location. It was a beautiful day and we could have eaten on the patio as it was open. We all ordered lunch. We ordered the lettuce wraps, chicken tenders, chicken ceaser salad and a...More

1  Thank Kim H
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Great specials and friendly staff. Not overly accomidating for large groups as the tables are bolted down.

1  Thank Joel P
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Its nice they serve brunch until 3pm for sleepy heads! I had the breakfast tacos with chorizo and smash potatoes. Half of potatoes were simply too crispy and hard to consume and the chorizo eggs were waaaay bland. Chorizo seems to be one of dem...More

Thank WelcomeMat
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The food was great, my wife had the hummus plate which looked more like a desert, lol. The hummus was great with the bread and veggies. I had the nacho's with the spiced beef and extra cheese, I wouldn't change anything on it next time....More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Stopped by the Original Joe's in Kensington for weekend brunch with another couple and enjoyed our meals. This OJs is a smaller version of some of the larger OJs found in the city. Located in Kensington, parking can be difficult to find, though we had...More

Thank FromTheKootenays
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Usually good service and the food is always good. Sometime they are too busy and there can be a wait for a table/service but usually worth the wait. Can be a bit loud when there's a hockey game on.

Thank SandyinCalgary
Reviewed 19 December 2015

As pub food goes the menu is good but this time food was very over salted which is not normally the case. 1/2 price wine makes the evening very good value. Service was great. When we arrived the tables and bar were full but the...More

Thank CathP027
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I went here for dinner on a Wednesday night with my fiance. As soon as we walked through the doors, I rushed to the bathroom as my fiance looked for a table. While I was in the washroom, I noticed what appeared to be a...More

1  Thank Valerie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1220 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Hillurst
  • Neighbourhood: Hillurst
  • Phone Number: +1 403-670-5638
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