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Dakota Bar & Grill - CLOSED

310 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1C1, Canada
+1 403-262-4967
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible37%
31 Dec 2012
“It's now closed”
28 Aug 2012
“Really not sure why anybody would go here...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
310 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1C1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 January 2013

Dakota is now closed. Not sure if it's being renovated or will even open again under the same name. Hopefully the big blue dumpster outside gets moved soon.

1  Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 29 August 2012

There's not a lot to say about this one. The food is completely average, the price to quality ratio is grim and the place always smells pretty bad. It's not the worst place to go to if it's all you can find but I can't...More

1  Thank TDF_Abroad
Reviewed 20 August 2012

nice patio, attentive wait staff, ok price. regular pub food. spring rolls a little blah but the sweet potato fries great

1  Thank Simplyexpensive
Reviewed 20 August 2012

The food was cheap and very poorly presented. You'd get better food, and presentation, in a fast food joint — no joke. On top of that the food was tasteless. And the worst part was the bill. I don't mind to pay for good food,...More

1  Thank Tom M
Reviewed 4 August 2012

Our first night in Calgary and we came accross this Bar. Great outside area, but empty inside even for 8.00pm on a friday. Staff were happy to share a joke (Grasshopper Beer was only made from 40% grasshopper legs!), and the food order came reasonably...More

1  Thank Davidlowe46
Reviewed 31 July 2012

We liked it because the menu was very basic and we are not gourmet eaters! A good burger, a side salad or fries suts us just fine. Service was good. Had no complaints.

1  Thank Ryco
Reviewed 14 July 2012

Had food during Stampede, 2012. Absolute rip-off. Food was poor. Chili in bread bowl was like canned chili and bread was soggy. Nothing else on the plate to even dress it up a bit. Served like slop. Waited forever for the food. Asked for a...More

2  Thank Kim T
Reviewed 12 July 2012

We had an amazing Girls Nite Out at Dakota's last night. I thought I would read the reviews before I headed over there, wasn't too happy to hear others didn't enjoy their time but we sure did. Our waitress, Taryn, was awesome, we had her...More

1  Thank Jo-El B
Reviewed 10 July 2012

We went here on a recent trip to Calgary. It is located on the Stephen Street pedestrian mall. The decor is ok. The food is ok, but the service was poor. We were visiting the Glenbow Museum, and we stepped out to eat lunch in...More

2  Thank familyroadtripper
Reviewed 21 March 2012

I promise myself every time I go: this time will be the last time I go, but here I am again, going for a colleagues' birthday party. This experience was so terrible you'd have to pay me a lot of money to try their "food"...More

2  Thank GuyFromCalgary
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1C1, Canada
    (2nd Street)
  • Public Transportation: Calgary is well served by light rail transit that connects the downtown with the rest of the city. Dakota Bar & Grill is surrounded by train and bus stops.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 403-262-4967
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