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Flames Central - Virtual Arena

#1,926 of 3,013 Restaurants in Calgary}
€€ - €€€American, ,
219 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B7, Canada
+1 403-935-2637
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible13%
13 Oct 2016
“Great venue for smaller gigs.”
21 Aug 2016
“Great band but stay alert”
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Pub
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
219 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 13 October 2016

Visited to see VNV Nation gig. Great venue with excellent sound system and acoustics. Flames Central was clean and the staff were all great. Get there early if you want a seat. I would definitely visit again.

Thank MDL-Aberdeen
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Friday night was concert night. Love zakk and the boys however a few folks were a bit too intoxicated. Gotta give it to security they were on issues fast. Been here before, same scenario. Stay alert if you go to this venue fights break out...More

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Great footprint for " all-type" events location. Legitimate stage for live entertainment--great visibility for perimeter seating and well placed service bars. Reception and service were friendly. Staff was accommodating. Two bands that evening---very good . Great dance area-- for a change ! Pub food was...More

Thank alan a
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Was at the Lindi Ortega show recently. It's set up for sports on TVs which are very distracting throughout a live performance. No wait staff, just some bartenders. Lots of standing room, limited seating. $1 million on acoustics and sound system and $100 for the...More

Thank B M
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We were at Flames Central for the Calgary Corporate Idol Challenge. The food was fantastic, larger portions and it all came out hot. Plus it all tasted fantastic! Service was great for the first half of the performance and then you were better off going...More

Thank Avery M
Reviewed 1 March 2015

WE LOVED IT! This venue is not just for a hockey game but all sorts of events. We went to see a drag show. This sums up our experience at Flames Central seeing "Rupaul's Battle of the Seasons" show - Feb 13, 2015! The venue...More

Thank travelers_spirit
Reviewed 6 January 2015

It's a sports bar, with the mother of all big screens in a converted theatre. Went to watch the Canadian juniors' return to hockey glory and enjoy some pops with a small group of friends. The food was typical pub fare but done properly, none...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 9 December 2014

I went to Flames Central to catch the last period of a game and grab a bite with my two sons. Two waitresses seemed to be working the entire room - took forever to order drinks and then order food. Food came and no steak...More

1  Thank BobandRM
Reviewed 6 December 2014

I'd much rather see the Tea Party or any of the bands that come to Flames Central at any other venue in Calgary. The bar only took cash (are we avoiding taxes?) the pizza was crappy and drinks expensive. The crowd was lined up and...More

Thank Flying_canadian
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Great venue! I went to Feed Me last Friday and left my coat. The following week, Myles and his staff went out of their way to help me get it back. Much appreciated! Also, the venue is a great location. Not too big, not too...More

Thank hopecmbruce
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 403-935-2637
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