Wine-Ohs Bistro
Wine-Ohs Bistro

Wine-Ohs Bistro

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.wine-ohs.com/
  • Phone: 4032631650x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Bistro Hours

    The Bistro is open from 11:30 a.m. to close Monday to Friday. A smaller menu is offered between 2 and 5pm and late night.

    The Bistro opens at 5pm on Saturday.

    The Bistro is Closed on Sundays.

    Cellar Hours

    The Cellar hours throughout the week and align with our performances and events.

    Monday-Tuesday 7pm - Close

    Wednesday-Friday - 4pm - Close

    Saturday - 7pm - Close

    Sunday - Open for Feature Events Only
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Wine Bar, French / Canadian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 9th Ave
  • Parking: No
A word from Wine-Ohs Bistro
Wine-Ohs has two casual spaces that will provide you with a unique experience whether you visit one or both of them. Our menu features quality fresh food with a focus on local and sustainable products. Enjoy a larger selection of menu items upstairs in our Bistro / Wine Bar and some sharing plates downstairs in the Cellar. Our wine list is recognized as one of Calgary's best and we have a full bar selection with beer and spirits. The Cellar is where live music happens almost every night and has a speakeasy vibe reminiscent of clubs in New York or Chicago and is quickly becoming known as one of Canada's best live music rooms. To get to the Cellar, enter through the alley door.
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Wine-Ohs Bistro reviews from OpenTable diners
48 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating3.8
  • Food3.7
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelModerate
80% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
notable wine list (22)fit for foodies (17)great for lunch (13)romantic (12)special occasion (9)neighborhood gem (8)vibrant bar scene (5)late-night find (5)hot spot (4)good for groups (4)great for brunch (4)Show More
  • All Star Cast
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    The staff at WineOhs was so friendly and energetic. Peter and Mia were the perfect hosts. I really enjoyed the entire experience and will be back for more very soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinner @ Wine-Ohs
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Had to work late so decided to eat downtown before heading home. What an amazing little find this was! Cute, intimate little place with great food and charismatic staff! And, there is a club downstairs that regularly has live music - who knew! Fantastic wine - the whole package! Will be back. I was going to say something about the waitress fitting in between the tables....but never mind:)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    We normally find this restaurant quite quaint, however when in Calgary for a week we tried this restaurant twice (once for lunch and once for dinner) and we were disappointed in food and service for both.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dissapointed
    Ssaanevagn
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We expected more. The staff seemed disinterested, and our food was mediocre. Started with a cheese plate that must have come out of the freezer because it was extremely cold (aren't cheese plates supposed to be room temperature?). Seared tuna for the nicoise salad was almost cooked through, and my steak and truffle fries was greasy and couldnt taste any truffle. The wine was good though. Not going back here again...
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good restaurant
    Foodie
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    I had lunch here with a friend of mine. I used to come to this restaurant when it was known as "Piq Niq". The waiter told me that there was a change of ownership about a couple of years ago. The food hasn't changed, I don't think, I had the Nicoise Salad. Good meal portion with seared aha tuna, on top of green beans, hard boiled egg, olives, potatoes, tomatoes, and other vege. Nice vinaigrette dressing. My friend ordered their burger and parmesan fries and ate it all. I guess he liked it, too! Same red walls with that interesting chandelier from before. Service was pretty quick. I'd come back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cute for 2 -4 people
    Brye
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    The bistro has older decor but very quiet and quaint for 2-4 people to enjoy each othes comapny.
    Special Features:
    romantic, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wine-Ohs is aptly named.
    Casey
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    If you like good wines, you need to try Wine-Ohs. The wines and menu complement each other. It is quiet in the Bistro - a great place to have dinner and talk. If music is your thing, there is live music in the venue downstairs.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful evening
    Leftthekidsbehind
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Wonderful service and good food made for an enjoyable evening listening to John Wort Hannam.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The GM was AWESOME!
    RestaurantGMShinesVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Not only was the GM knowledgeable in wines, he was funny and entertaining. He asked us what we normally like to drink, then let us a taste a few different wines until we decided which one we liked. The food was a little salty but the steak was cooked perfectly. There was a live band performing downstairs but the noise level didn't interrupt conversation. This was by far one of the best wine bar experiences I've had.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Enjoy Wine-Ohs
    MGRJARDAL
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    I've been to Wine-Ohs for both dinner and lunch a number of times and have always had great food and service. I haven't had a chance to take in the acts downstairs yet but that's next on my list.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best evening!
    Fork2cork
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We had an absolute amazing experience at Wine - Ohs. It started with the reservation and continued right through dinner. One nice thing about this place; the wine. By the glass, one can taste multiple during the course of the visit. Enjoyed the proffesional service from when we were greeted. We will go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic service!
    WineNewbie
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    I took my mother in law out for dinner because I won a gift card. We arrived shortly after they opened for the evening so that would explain the quietness. Our waitress was super friendly and attentive. The bartender brought us a couple wine samples that were right in line with what we were looking for. The food was delicious! I had the steelhead trout and it was cooked to perfection. I had a great time and look forward to going back in the future.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great space and food!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Had a midweek lunch at Wine-Ohs. I enjoyed the quiche special while my friend loved the curry bowl. Ambiance was a much more enjoyable than a new more sterile place. Waiter was helpful and attentive. Will absolutely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too hot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    We had reservations during Stampede, but left quickly after realizing there was no air conditioning. With the high temperature that night, having a nice meal would have been very uncomfortable. We reported that to the nice waitress and said we would come back when it was cooler out.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Surprise find
    EmilG
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Just had dinner here last week and was pleasantly surprised by the place. Food was great, service was friendly, and there was live music downstairs (cover charge applies). The wine list, though small, is quite interesting. Both my wife and I were really impressed by the chef's prowess with vegetables and flavors. I definitely recommend Wine Oh's.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good spot to catch up with friends
    Foodisforme
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    I met with a group of friends who I hadn't seen in a long time at Wine-Ohs. The service was great! Our server gave us the space to catch up but still attended to our needs. I hate having an empty water glass and this did not happen during our dinner - loved it! The place was clean, is a great location, and has great staff.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I really want to like this place...
    HHfromCanmoreVIP
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    But they’re making it difficult. Food is very good - high quality, well prepared. I like the decor, the laid-back atmosphere, and the name. But there are improvements needed. Our server was just uncomfortable; she was nice, but seemed rushed - it was not busy, but she seemed anxious to get us through; she came back about five times to ask us if we were ready to order, and then quite a long wait for our food. A limited menu (wine list very limited too, for a place called "Wine-OH’s"). Then she brought us our bill without asking if we’d like desert or coffee… so we didn’t. Last, not sure how clean this place is; around the stairway, on the bench seating/pillows, even the kitchen. Easy things to fix, and they need to do so. There is potential.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mentor
    mentor
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    Very enjoyable indeed. The staff is very efficient and thoughtful and the food varied and well prepared
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very enjoyable
    mentor
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    PWelcoming venue, attentive staff, enjoyable food from varied menu.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    This bistro is bursting with character and charm. Food and service were exceptional. We need to keep places like this in Calgary as they provide sophisticated cultural alternatives to the other hash slinging chain restaurants that so prominently dot Calgary's dining scene.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely lunch
    VeniceVIP
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    We enjoyed a nice glass of wine and a great soup and quiche special. It was pouring out and this was a very cozy spot to spend an hour. Very friendly and efficient server. Good value. Will go here again.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A bit disappointing
    LocalYokel
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    We tried this restaurant because it was handy to our hotel and seemed to get very good reviews online. We both had the steak frites, which was basically a steak sandwich except for no bread - the fries were excellent and had a grating of parmesan on top - a nice touch. They were hot and crispy and included the skins. The steak was small but tasty. I had a kale salad which was really disappointing. I want the chef to come up to Edmonton and taste the kale salad at Woodwork! This was weighed down by a glocky dressing which was too sweet. Nice server who was still learning the ropes.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not a wine oh
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Not sure I would recommend this restaurant to my friends. I didn't like the limited selection of appetizers and main dishes...but order something anyway since we were already there. The food was OK nothing outstanding. I WAS NOT impressed with our waitress, she seems as if she was annoyed we weren't ordering alcohol right away or ordering more. We left as soon as we were done our meal...give her an opportunity to fill that spot.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Would Have Liked to Try It But...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    Booked a reservation for my wife's birthday and invited friend's to only find out after arriving that they were closed for a private function. They were rude to our guests and were non-apologetic for the error.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great jazz
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    We were there about a year ago when the menu was mostly French, so were are little surprised by the extent of the changes. Food was good, my duck confit was dry - disappointing. Balance of the meals were excellent. Wine list is great, well priced and accessible. Ambiance and service were great. Jazz in the basement as always we excellent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • bluesboy
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    Peter was great!Our waitress was a gem(sorry I can't remember her name). The entertainment was outstanding. Jonathan Byrd was the reason we went and we were not dissapointed.I'll be back. Thanks for a great night. Wayne
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 22 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 20, 2014
    • Overall Rating4
    • Food3.8
    • Ambiance3.9
    • Service4.5
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 6 reviews are from the Wine-Ohs Bistro reviews archive.
  • Surprised
    BShibsVIP
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    I was looking for a quick lunch with my guest, and was looking for something 'new'. Not sure why the room wasn't packed, but it should have been considering the menu and the service and the great quality of food! Will definitely be back many times for lunch. Reminded me of lunches in Quebec City. Excellent!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing!
    Stacey2014
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Came up from Edmonton, the food, beyond exceeded all expectations, Peter the manager was exceptional and created a sample platter without charge. Have been craving it ever since!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Food, Ambiance and SERVICE!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/5/2014
    First time there and was blown away with the service provide by the GM, Peter. haven't had service like that in a long time. Great Ambiance and the food was nothing short of amazing. Would highly recommend it for Lunch, Dinner, date night, watching great bands with friends while sipping on cocktails or even renting out their downstairs for an event.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What a gem!!
    kshim
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    We randomly stumbled into Wine-Ohs and we are soooo glad we did. The service was phenomenal the food was delicious and the atmosphere was fun. The staff went out of their way to make our experience enjoyable . We were not pressured to rush through our meal but rather encouraged to take our time. I would definitely return to Wine-Ohs. Thank you to Peter (manager) who went out of his way to make our night out a very fun experience!
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never again.
    Schnooks
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    I was very disappointed in wine ohs. The food was practically inedible...we had to beg for service! Although they call themselves a wine bar, they know nothing about wine! I was not only disappointed, I was offended be the whole experience. I will actively discourage people from going there for dinner.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Catching up with a friend
    Lesmess
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    Hadn't met with my friend for a long time and I randomly chose Wine Ohs based on another friends recommendation. I was not disappointed. We arrived early. Had a great table near the window and immediately fell into a great conversation. The restaurant seemed to set the tone so well right from beginning to end. The wine samplings were a pleasant surprise and really helped us make up our mind. Menu is not large but it was more than satisfactory. Loved the whole experience!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.