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Vin Room West

$$ - $$$, International,
8561 - 8A Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T3H 0V5, Canada
+1 587-353-8812
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“lobster tacos” (12 reviews)
“tapas” (12 reviews)
Open Now
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Wine Bar, International, Canadian
$$ - $$$
8561 - 8A Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T3H 0V5, Canada
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

Go for the food, not the service. Plenty of sharing plates of food that just give a taste and nothing more. But that taste will be better than most you will take in any other restaurant in the city. Try the pork belly, pancetta croquettes,...More

Thank shyfoodiebrian
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

There are simply better restaurants for this price point. Fun dishes for tapas, we tried many, but we won't return. Dinner for 3 was $400+ with only a $40 bottle of wine.

Thank jessellessica
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Our group of six had dinner on Monday evening at 7:00PM at Vin Room West. There was about three tables occupied. Service from the get-go was very good. The wine list was extensive and diverse with a price point from modest to relatively expensive. Our...More

1  Thank Robert M
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$23
Wine Bar, International, Canadian
Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, 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
  • E-mail
Vin Room is Calgary's premier wine bar with over 85 wines by the glass. Our extensive wine list is complemented by our tapas program, made with local and regional ingredients, with a global twist. Our patio is dog friendly 7 days a week. Enjoy a complimentary 3 course menu for your pooch.
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