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Melrose Cafe & Bar - CLOSED

730 17 Ave SW | The Heart of the Red Mile, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B7, Canada
+1 403-228-3566
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good37%
  • Average31%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
1 Nov 2017
“Close to BMO centre in cowboys casino”
19 May 2015
“Quite the change from the original one in 17 Ave!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Bar, Canadian
$$ - $$$
730 17 Ave SW | The Heart of the Red Mile, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B7, Canada
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Reviewed 24 February 2013

I am really disappointed about the service my friend and I received at Melrose during UFC 157. I only drank 5 beer (Traditional) and was charged for 8, my friend was over charged as well. We could not convince our server that we didn't drink...More

Thank darren b
Reviewed 22 January 2013

I love how it is so open. The food and the service is good. A great place to spend the afternoon and people watch and drink cocktails.

Thank carlaneburto
Reviewed 6 January 2013

This place is great, great location, great food, great service, did I mention it is great? It's a fun spot to go for dinner or just a quick bite and run. I would highly recommend this restaurant, if your down on 17th stop in you...More

Thank 281bob
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Food is good, wait staff is friendly and the place is kinda cool with different levels. We went during the day so it wasn't so crowded. I guess it gets pretty crazy at night on weekends or when there's a game on.

Thank SmittyCalgary
Reviewed 5 September 2012 via mobile

Went out on Saturday with a couple friends for a girls night out. We were very happy with the food,music(great selection) and drinks.we were even more happy with the service. The staff was really On the ball especially for being so busy. One of the...More

1  Thank Tpearsall
Reviewed 4 September 2012

I just think the staff here aren't great - the staff turnover is high and the server girls are young and inexperienced. They always either look bored or blank when they serve you.

1  Thank Kate P
Reviewed 30 August 2012

Love the chicken taco salad (even had it for brunch!) - nice atmosphere and the slushy drinks and outdoor water feature would be great on a hot day

1  Thank Jilldewes
Reviewed 30 August 2012

I went with a friend for cheap wings and final drinks of the night. It was good, my martini was phenomenal, wings were ok kinda off taste but good. Nice seating and really cool atmosphere on the lounge side :-)

1  Thank Kenzybear
Reviewed 30 August 2012

The food is always good, the service is fantastic and I have always been able to go there with a few friends and have fun. It is also the place to go to watch the calgary flames

1  Thank Lauri S
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Slow service, seems to be full of very bland people with attitude. It is very busy, a lot of people do like it a lot... just not my kind of place . We went there for a friends birthday and it was abouut 7 to...More

1  Thank johnnybl4ze
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Chinese, Bar, Canadian
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 730 17 Ave SW | The Heart of the Red Mile, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Mont royal
  • Neighbourhood: Mont royal
  • Phone Number: +1 403-228-3566
Melrose Cafe and Bar has 2 locations in Calgary - the original on 17th Ave which opened its doors to the community over 20 years ago and morphed into a Calgary staple as "The Heart of the Red Mile" and the new location inside of the revolutionary Cowboys Casino.
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