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Original Joes

#99 of 2,973 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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109 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B4, Canada
+1 403-262-7248
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came here for Wing Tuesday ($.50 a wing piece but they just give you a pound for $5, roughly 10 wings). The industrial strength were tasty as the sauce was a mix of cajun and hot sauce. My second pound of wings was Caribbean jerk was not good at all. It didn't taste like jerk, just a sour goopy mess.

Thank D_Wrecked
Beautiful BC
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140 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Late evening arrival, walked to restaurant from hotel. Food good. Service felt very hurried and no return to inquire as to meal or offer dessert.

Thank Miraclesmom
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This OJ's has become one of my go to spots. Conveniently located on Stephen Ave in downtown Calgary, it is usually a hopping spot. Saturday nights stop in for $5 wine and $5 beer on tap. Pretty great deal! The food is your typical pub food, but there is almost certain to me something for everyone on the menu.

Thank KEJ09
Medicine Hat, Canada
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Had a very nice meal here with friends after a long day. Steak sandwhich was great and the service was wonderful

Thank Jim T
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We stopped in for some drinks and it was a great time! Our server was helpful and kind. And THOSE LETTUCE WRAPS WERE FANTASTIC!!! Great atmosphere!

Thank Jameeees
Calgary, Canada
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Food usually good with prompt attention. Can take a while for the food to arrive so have time. Been to this chain in many cities and they are similar. Outdoor patios, where available, add to the fun,

Thank Kanng17
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This is the second week friends and I went for for drinks on Stephen ave. you can't beat the $4.50 tap beers and house wine. The house red is a Shiraz that is nice. Food was good we had hummus, dynamite tempura shrimp, and dirt cake (cookie crust, mocha ice cream). I would give five stars except that our server... More 

Thank ColoradaninCalgary
Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We stopped in for dinner and drinks and we were not disappointed! Prices were right, food was delicious and cocktails were on point. Highly recommend for a date night or with some friends!

Thank Sylvia K
Calgary, Canada
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Great location, service is excellent and the atmosphere is great. Would definitely go again with friends.

Thank Annie9098
Calgary, Canada
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

A nice casual restaurant right downtown. The menu has a good selection and the prices are mid range. Service is fast and friendly. A good place for a drink and snack after work. It's usually busy and a little loud.

Thank 449lesleym

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-262-7248

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