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Old Grouch

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87 Bridge Street, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y0, Canada
+1 403-823-5755
Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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81 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This place looks like a dump from the outside. Cheap letters for advertising in the window etc.. The inside is slightly more encouraging. Limited menu, strange decor and average service makes you want to second guess your decision to eat here. We decided to stay. I ordered a burger, no cheese and I requested a toasted/warmed bun. It came cooked... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Even tho our cousin googled restaraunts in drumheller and this was the top vote, we weren't sure it was even open when we pulled up! But it really was and we're so glad! Run down in a beautiful way , there's lots to look at while you're waiting. They make two kinds of holubsti (cabbage rolls), both with meat and... More 

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1 Thank paula j
Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

This diner is in a little broken down house on the side of the road on the corner you turn on to get to the museum when coming from town. It is owned and run by a spicy older couple and the food is great. Like 'Old Grouch' said "It won't be fast but it will be good'. Homemade fries... More 

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1 Thank Ilana H
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141 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The place is very different. Lots of stuff to look at. The service was good. I had a burgher and fries, coffee and a cinnamon roll. The burgher was good I enjoyed it. The cinnamon bun was awesome I really liked it. I would come here again.

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1 Thank Victor G
Eastern Ontario
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped at Old Grouch's place becsuse it was suggested in the Alberta travel book. The food was good and not expensive.

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1 Thank stefonik
Fort St. John, Canada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Ineresting experience. I was a bit wary of eating here at first because of the appearance of the restaurant. But the food was very good of its type. The restroom left a bit to be desired in terms of cleanliness. Service though was very friendly and efficient.

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1 Thank e p
Drumheller, Canada
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

The menu does change depends on what she is preping for the day but deliscious,down home cooking.cozy atmosphere

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2 Thank smdmac2016
lousana ab canada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Stopped there for lunch and had the best sandwich of my life. The couple running the place were so friendly I mite as well have been at my mothers place.

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2 Thank ted f
Prince Albert, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Wonderful couple who run this place, good food! It is a small place, not fancy but great to talk with the owners.

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1 Thank NY2Cuba
Armstrong Station, Canada
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

we will never go near there without eating there. In fact we will drive 3hours extra to eat there. Plan to return real soon. Are one of the best places we have eaten cabbage rolls since my mom .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Bridge Street, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Drumheller
  • Phone Number: +1 403-823-5755

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?