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The Rock

€€ - €€€, , International
1446 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0C8, Canada
+1 403-454-0242
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“brie” (3 reviews)
“fried chicken” (3 reviews)
“bison” (3 reviews)
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Canadian, Bar, International, Pub
€€ - €€€
1446 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0C8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a special, which I think was a burger of beef short ribs with brie and sauce. It was huge, messy, and impossibly good! It is a very low key place, and looks a little like a typical, unremarkable burger joint. But one look at...More

Thank AlexT_Travels
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We go to The Rock whenever we can. Chef Swandri (French-trained) has decided to make his restaurant about burgers, chicken and ribs. And he doesn't miss. The fried chicked is moist chicken thigh done like regular fried chicken, only much better. Crispy, flavourful, salty, spicy....More

Thank AttitudeGuy
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We were looking for a really good burger place that didn't either over-sell mediocrity or chain-it-blah braggadacio their product. The owners are very involved and friendly with their customers, and shared in a light-hearted way that their burgers were rated Number 3 across Canada. Sounded...More

Thank danerobb
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

You absolutely Must stop here for eats. THE BEST BURGER EVER. This guy knows what he is doing. Let him make you a burger the way it's supposed to be made. Tell him the crazy engineer from Ontario sent you.

Thank Weazie1850
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I had the venison burger, tiramisu milkshake, and some fries to share with a friend! The portions are large and the burger had a very rich flavor and was only slightly game-y. Would highly recommend this place to others! Thanks Swandri :)!

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

You know what I can't believe? That this place isn't always packed, that's what! It is tucked away a bit and it isn't apparent there is easy and abundant parking in the back, but once you know... The food is extremely flavorful and considerate. In...More

Thank FlightsnFlights
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Rock really does provide outstanding gourmet burgers. Almost everything is homemade including the BBQ sauce. The meat speaks for itself - lean and fresh, and there is an excellent selection of cheeses and toppings. Service is fantastic - friendly and informative. I will be...More

Thank GrittyMan
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

A little restaurant hidden away but what a gem. Amazing burgers and fries. Everything is ultra fresh and homemade. Best burger and fries we've ever tasted. Eat in , take out or catered affairs. Restaurant is clean and basic but a great " hole in...More

Thank SimoneCanada
Reviewed 22 February 2017

small place with tough parking (park in the back). Great service and a delicious hamburger. I will repeat.

Thank Glen W
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The menu is limited but the prices are amazing. Two pieces if fried chicken for $6 or a half rack of ribs for $9. The deep fried chicken burger is awesome. The fries are not quite as good, not crisp. Friendly and tasty

1  Thank Bob S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, Bar, International, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1446 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0C8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-454-0242
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