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Austin's Bar & Grill

#2,138 of 3,071 Restaurants in Calgary
$$ - $$$, ,
11-11625 Elbow Dr SW, Calgary, Alberta T2W 1G8, Canada
+1 403-281-7561
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
3 Dec 2017
“Busy Local Pub”
10 Jul 2017
“Nice neighbourhood pub”
Closed Now
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Steakhouse, International
$$ - $$$
11-11625 Elbow Dr SW, Calgary, Alberta T2W 1G8, Canada
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

This pub has been around for 30 years, and gone through several renovations, What has remained the same is the atmosphere. Austin's is often crowded with a fun loving local crowd.

1  Thank touchup2017
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The interior is much nicer than the exterior! Lots of seating, pool tables and vlt machines. Service varies sometimes it's great and other times not so much. White wine choices are poor. Other drinks are just fine. Food is very basic pub food. Nothing for...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Ok bar, ok food, good prices, some good specials. Staff seems to love chatting together at the bar with the occasional trip to see customers. Every time I order I seem to get bland food. Maybe some secret diners needed to point out some of...More

1  Thank sirrahm1039
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We live a few blocks from this place and it would have been nice to have a regular place close by that we liked but this place has too many problems. The staff is miserable, slow service, eye roll when you ask for cutlery. Food...More

Thank W W
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I was one of the people who wrote a glowing review of Austins. Now I am taking back what I said. Several months ago, I was at Austins and had to deal with a bunch of 20-something drunk young men who were calling me fat...More

2  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Some of the staff members are kind of "Air Heads". I really like the food here though, serious compliments to the chefs! It is kind of an older person hangout though so not bad for a quiet night and some good food!

Thank zac s
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The food here is very good. The service can vary based on server and crowd. A nice atmosphere for appies and drinks. A long time neighbourhood bar recently renovated.

Thank Budwink
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We got to the pub around 5:30pm. There were lots of people there but plenty or room. The servers were excellent. They were training and the new girl was great. The folks seated next to us are wonderful people and surprised us by buying our...More

1  Thank simonsage
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Walked into this place on a Tuesday night and it was not busy at all. The server was standing at the bar talking to the bartender and playing with her phone. She looked at me and kept right on doing what she was doing for...More

Thank dave p
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Was hesitant with some of the older reviews but I was impressed from the moment I walked in the door. My mother and I met for a weekday after work dinner and thought we would try somewhere new. We were not disappointed. Good location with...More

1  Thank Jennifer C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Steakhouse, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-11625 Elbow Dr SW, Calgary, Alberta T2W 1G8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Southwest Calgary
  • Neighbourhood: Southwest Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-281-7561
Austin's was established in 1987 and we feel privileged to be well into our third decade of serving our community. We strive to offer consistently great service and food in a welcoming environment and, with 16 hi-def flat screens, there's no better place to watch the game.
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