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Tango Bistro

6920 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0L3, Canada
+1 403-252-4365
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (25 reviews)
“baked brie” (6 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6920 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0L3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to Tango recently because it was close by, but with some trepidation due to an earlier uninspiring dinner (in July 2017). Tango used to be an excellent tapas bar, and they changed to a more traditional menu last winter. This was our 2nd...More

Thank Sheryl P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time to this restaurant and will be back. Conrad was a congenial host and very attentive. The food was exceptional and our choice of the 4 meat platter hit the spot. Great value as we were full and still took half home to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Website made it appear that they were conscious of and served gluten free. But we found the server wasn't willing or able to go thru the menu to understand the available options other than steak and fries. Had the seafood boil which was fun, but...More

Thank EmpTNesters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best evenings!! Great food great atmosphere and fantastic service. Our Server Nathan was literally the best server ever..thx.. Definitely one of our new favourites in Calgary..

Thank Keeko007
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

K so... hear me out. Y'all can think I'm an a-hole but our servers name was Christian. He was very professional and formal and we enjoyed that but it felt like ordering from a robot. So Christian... please take this as constructive criticism and just...More

Thank Sasha H
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The appetizers at Tango were incredible and appropriately priced. I never knew devlied eggs could taste so good. I eagerly awaited the main course and so disappointed. The Lobster Gnocchi was HEAVY and rather tasteless. Most of our table ordered side vegetables only to find...More

Thank Sandra N
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Tango Bistro is amazing! We were a little underdressed in jeans and everyone else seemed to be dressed up. (Lots of buisness meetings it seemed). But tbe staff were extremely friendly and welcoming. The food is delicious. Everything comes in appetizer sizes so it's perfect...More

Thank tayajo
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I wanted to say that our second visit exceeded our expectations. The pot au feu with the marrow bone was particularly excellent. The goat cheese appetizer was also very good. Shall return.

Thank Vladimir1968
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I haven't been to Tango since they revised their menu. I loved it before so the bar was set high. Tonight's meal EXCEEDED my expectations. The menu has some incredible choices - most of which can be made gluten free. It was hard to decide...More

Thank 739CarlaB
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My family met here for the unlimited bouillabaisse, bread and beignets. Amazing, well worth the $22/person charge. Service was fantastic and the food was excellent. The bouillabaisse was an authentic recipe with lots of real seafood, we were all impressed. The flavours were so great...More

Thank Stephanie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6920 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0L3, Canada
    (69 th Avenue)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Southeast Calgary
  • Neighbourhood: Southeast Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-252-4365
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Smuggler's Inn originally began in 1967 as Bar X Steakhouse, an American company. The current owner, Frank Krowicki, bought out his partners and went to work developing a brand new concept to Calgary. His vision included a mix of casual, late night fine dining and live piano bar. Over the years, the building expanded around Smuggler's Inn, with the addition of Winelite dining room on the west side, and Backstreet lounge and dining room on the north side. As the dining scene in Calgary began to change, Frank too saw a need to change and adapt. The first endeavour was the conversion of Backstreet lounge to Open Sesame in 2000. Open Sesame has been serving fresh, Pan Asian cuisine to happy customers ever since. The conversion of Backstreet dining room to Bolero was complete in 2007. As Calgary's first Brazilian style steakhouse, Bolero continues to satisfy meat lovers with its unique and interactive style of dining. Our latest addition is Tango Bistro, on the west side of the building, which once was Winelite dining room. At Tango Bistro, we bring together fresh, locally inspired comfort dishes with a focus on cold, sustainable seafood and top quality steaks. In May 2013, Smuggler's Inn celebrated 40 years of serving mouth-watering Alberta prime rib and steaks alongside many original items, which have made us famous around the world. Four restaurants under one roof keeps us busy, but we wouldn't have it any other way. And the rest, as they say, is history! Smuggler's Group Rewards is a unique program that rewards you every time you visit us. For every dollar you spend, you earn points towards FREE Loyalty Certificates from Smuggler's Group Of Restaurants. Whenever you make a purchase, simply present your Smuggler's Group Rewards Card. We will automatically track your purchases and assign points to your membership. For every 200 points you accumulate, you will accumulate, you will automatically receive a $10 loyalty certificate to redeem on your next visit. There is no charge or fee associated with the Smuggler's Group Rewards Program. Just fill out the application, turn it in to us, and start using it right away.
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