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Original Joe's - Kensington

#1,250 of 3,026 Restaurants in Calgary}
$$ - $$$American, ,
1220 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P5, Canada
+1 403-670-5638
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good47%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
22 Jun 2017
“Great patio, but watch out for the dandelions trying to sneak into your food”
2 Apr 2017
“Popular Pub”
Open Now
All hours
American, Bar, Canadian
$$ - $$$
1220 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P5, Canada
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Went there to meet a friend for brunch. it was a lovely sunny day in Calgary so we opted to sit in the patio. Food was reasonably quick though the quality and taste did not stand out . The worst part about the brunch menu...More

Thank Anuj V
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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