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Vin Room West

#606 of 3,026 Restaurants in Calgary}
$$ - $$$, International,
8561 - 8A Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T3H 0V5, Canada
+1 587-353-8812
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“lobster tacos” (11 reviews)
“tapas” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Wine Bar, International, Canadian
$$ - $$$
8561 - 8A Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T3H 0V5, Canada
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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Went for dinner on a Friday night and was treated to great wine, excellent food and even better service! When we arrived, the restaurant was not busy and we enjoyed the attentiveness we received from our server (Thanks Shelley!) Once the restaurant filled up, we...More

Thank Al P
Reviewed 4 July 2015

We stopped in at Vin Room this evening for a light dinner. Their tapas menu looked promising. We started with lobster nachos. What arrived was a small bowl of nachos, a few bites of lobster, a runny white sauce and no flavour....$15. We followed it...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Great wine selection.. and exceptional desserts to go with your favorite wine.. The appetizer selection is quite nice and there is a variety to pick from so you can pair it with the wine you choose.

Thank Chloe4travel
Reviewed 22 May 2015

We had been to the Vin Room in Mission and thought we would try out the newer Vin a Room west off 85th Street. We were happy to see the menu is the same at both restaurants. The service was very good and attentive. If...More

Thank JayRWhy
Reviewed 2 March 2015

My wife and I visited Vin Room on Thursday evening. We were looking for a late dinner and dropped in. We were pleasantly surprised that they were pretty busy for a week night. We ordered the four course set menu with wine pairings and it...More

Thank Dr Michael O
Reviewed 13 February 2015

We recently returned to the Vin Room, Calgary West for a quiet dinner. Not crowded, but service was very good, attentive and helpful. I enjoyed the new menu, with a choice of traditional Tapas, and also new main-course type dishes. The food was excellent. Lobster...More

Thank Miami42
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Let me start off by reviewing the food itself in Vin Room ( I am also including several visits to their downtown location). The are some moments of delicious surprise like their HawaiianPoke tapas dish. It was part traditional but also with a spin using...More

Thank Wilfcalgary
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Working in the area, I have been to this restaurant about 3 times now and each time the food and service has been great. The waitress knows her wine and has not steered us wrong. The bento box food is the right quantity for lunch...More

Thank AuroaB
Reviewed 3 October 2014

The service is horrible! It is so slow!!! We went on an evening that it was not that busy. The server did not keep our drinks filled or even ask if we would like another. The food came out so slow. When asked about the...More

1  Thank Cassieallen
Reviewed 1 October 2014

We enjoyed a truly excellent meal here and will for sure be back! The tapas selection is excellent and we were pleased how our server and the kitchen created courses that worked together based on the variety of dishes we had selected. They have a...More

Thank MikeandLisha
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Wine Bar, International, Canadian
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8561 - 8A Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T3H 0V5, Canada
    (85 St SW and 8A Ave SW)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 587-353-8812
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Vin Room is Calgary's premier wine bar with over 100 wines by the glass. Our extensive wine list is complemented by our tapas program, made with local and regional ingredients, with a global twist.
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