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Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This casino is the by far the busiest one in Calgary, due to its location by a C-train station, Chinatown (not far away), downtown etc. The food is pretty good for he most part and the deli offers some of the lowest prices around, especially for the chinese food. Where it is lacking is in the attitude of the staff.... More 

Thank RicardoYYC
Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The best ever Asian buffet I had in Calgary. Its only C$16.75 + Tax + Tips, and the food served are excellent. Available only every Thursday, from 5 pm to 9.30 pm, and there are people lining up half an hour to one hour before the buffet open. There is no need to worry or hurry, as the food will... More 

Thank TengKi
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2014

We were all packed up to leave Calgary and needed to get some brunch. On the drive out we see several signs showing specials at the Elbow River Casino, no strings attached [unlike other casinos that require you to sign into a players reward program or some other hook] so we decided to stop in. I ordered the thai salmon,... More 

5 Thank RLangley5099

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Recently we were invited to the Elbow River Casino to help a friend celebrate her birthday. We arrived fairly early about 7pm. Even though we were told there was no reserved seating in the Bayou Bar for our group, we arrived to find half of the tables reserved...guess those rules only apply to some. After some 'discussion" with a Manager,... More 

5 Thank DawnonCalgary
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Clean, professional and inviting. Always great service and food. Hubby is playing poker here. And I...played 1st time here and won in November 12 2011 and today dejavous..played and won again! Thank you Elbow!!!

1 Thank Maria P
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2014

This is simply a casino, it has a sportsbook and as a local who takes the Ctrain to the Saddledome for Flames games its got some decent food options, actually had some awesome prime rib buffets at times and played the slots of which there's a nice selection. Not a flashy place by any means, the Cowboys Casino is more... More 

1 Thank VistadeckTina
Savannah, Georgia
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68 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2012

We are huge fans of the Vegas casinos and as such travel there at least 2 to 3 times a year and have for the last 30 years. Recently in Calgary we visited the Elbow River Casino. While it is dark inside by current Las Vegas standards,this casino has plenty of slots, including video poker,blackjack,keeno machines. Also there are table... More 

4 Thank diamondgirl22
Cypress, Texas, United States
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342 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2012

If you are coming from out of town as I did, you should avoid this casino. It is very old and run down. The people seem to be very depressed and there just is no vibe or excitment here. I would recommend the Stampede casino over this one if you plan on visiting one. The Stampede casino is new and... More 

7 Thank Norman M
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2011

Went to the VLT sports lounge - were going to stay to watch a football game - left after 1 drink - waited on by Tonitha - a short brown haired rude, mean woman - who moved too quickly threw food and drinks at people - and upset everyone around us - left to go to the much more expensive... More 

8 Thank bgmtravel

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Elbow River Casino

Address: 1919 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Southwest Calgary
Number of rooms: 60
Also Known As:
Elbow River Hotel Calgary
Hotel Style:
#3 Casino Hotel in Calgary

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