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Safari Grill
Safari Grill

Safari Grill Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.safarigrillcalgary.com
  • Phone: (403) 235-6655
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Tuesday - Friday 11:30am -2:00pm.
    Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday 2:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday 1:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday 2:00pm - 10:00pm.
  • Payment Options: MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: African, Indian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Delivery, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Memorial Dr. SE
  • Public Transit: We are located near Franklin Station.
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Safari Grill
Safari grill is specializing in East African and Indo-African cuisine. The interior of Safari grill is also decked out in earth tones with zebra printed tablecloths and chairs.
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Diner Reviews
  • "It's always been my favourite little secret, with the BEST butter chicken and amazing kababs!! Amazing service, great environment. Other diners and the staff are always great and friendly!"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Cook for sure was awesome in creativity /preparation / presentation of food. Keep it up will all the Good & Hard Work."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Safari Grill offers a unique cultural experience and the food is superb! I find it very affordable for the quality. They also offer delicious cheap lunch specials!"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Great food and beer. Would recommend. Delicious platters. Tusker beer was great !"
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "It's a unique place. Restaurant is decorated with an African ambience. Service was great and food was delicious. Everything we ordered was yummy. If you are looking for something different and unique, safari grill is the place. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Excellent blend of Indian and African spices ..vey tasty and well prepared food .. If you want to have a different dining experience this is the place ... Happy that we stumbled upon it"
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Very good food and pleasant staff. Really enjoyed it and will bring friends back."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I highly recommend Safari Grill. Essential recommendations personally are the ribs, the masala fries, the kabobs and the mushaki! Also worth trying the Kenyan beer, Tusker, whilst there."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Saw some reviews that were pretty good but the food was only ok. I was mostly and east indian flavour which i can find much more enjoyable at other venues."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "First time here service very slow about 15min before asked what we wanted to drink. food just ok ."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "I wasnt sure what to expect but the reviews had been good. The food was amazing, it was quiet and we got a table next to the windows.. The snow was falling that night and a little bunny even came and gave us a show snacking on the grass. The tusker beer and wine was a perfect complement to our meal. Will most definitely be back and bringing friends!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Tasty food;varied menu with lots to explore; good value"
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "A very casual, comfortable atmosphere. Extensive menu with a mixture of East African and East Indian - a great blend with lots to choose from for everyone."
    Dined on 12/17/2013
  • "my husband is from Tanzania so of course we had to try this place. i would rate it an A-. There atmosphere is very cool. dark, lots of zebra and african design. menu has a huge selection. in terms of african fusion food, it was good, but not amazing. i was expecting to bite into the food and be like "oh my god, i need more of that!" but that didnt happen. it was very good, but not amazing,"
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "We arived on a cold, snowy evening and were greeted by warm, friendly, helpful staff. the food was great and the help with understanding some of the menu items was much appreciated. I look forward to returning!"
    Dined on 11/17/2013
  • "My wife and I tried Safari Grill on a recommendation, and we'll definitely go back. The service was prompt and cheerful, and the servers made helpful suggestions about what to order depending on one's taste for spice. The decor is very African, but with modern tones. I personaly thought the Swahili pop music was a neat addition. The only downside is that without the menu in front of me I can't remember the names of what we ordered. My wife had lamb vindaloo, which was delicious, and I had chicken kebabs (not what they're called on the menu), also excellent. Even with an appy each and dessert our bill came to just over $50."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "the food was excellent, the service was excellent with help explaining menu items, the appetizer portions were generous, the entree portions were generous, and our water glasses were never empty.highly recommended."
    Dined on 10/31/2013
  • "Good unique food and excellent service make Safari Grill stand out from the rest. My favorites in their menu are the Masala Chipsi, which are fries with crushed tomatoes and the Short Beef Ribs done medium or hot. The Short Beef Ribs have such a unique taste that I will always come back for more. The Safari Grill Is a restaurant all Calgarians should try at least once."
    Dined on 10/30/2013
  • "I would definitely recommend this restaurant, having traveled to East Africa this summer I was excited to eat some of the familiar cuisine and I was highly satisfied. The lady serving us was very patient and friendly, we were celebrating a birthday and the servers were happy to allow us to bring our own dessert and even surprised the birthday girl with a dessert on the house. The food was amazing, I'm excited to go back and try more of the menu!"
    Dined on 10/27/2013
  • "Loved the zebra wallpapers. Delicious food and friendly staff. Recommend this place to others."
    Dined on 10/6/2013
  • "The ribs and mogo masala are the highlights but the Indian food is also some of the best that we have had in Calgary. Try the Tusker beer from Kenya. The food is always excellent and the service is friendly and attentive. If you are unsure of what to order, just ask and they will be able to help you find something that will fit your palate."
    Dined on 9/7/2013
  • "I recently took my family for dinner and we all had a great experience! Dont be shy about asking the owner for explanations and recommendations. We did just that and soon discovered a multitude of flavours and foods to add to our list of favoritesin Calgary - each of us having our own preferred picks and all quite different. Matched with a nice pinot Grigio from their African wine list, the various dishes each had their own special character and with some you can dial-up the heat as much as you like. There's something for everyone. It was a fun evening."
    Dined on 9/13/2013
  • "Air conditioning over the table. VERY COLD. Casual dining"
    Dined on 8/3/2013