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Briggs Kitchen + Bar

4.2
658 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Contemporary French / American
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  • Good for a Date
  • Comfort Food
  • Pre/post Theatre
Briggs is a lively environment on bustling Tenth Avenue. Our offerings cover many bases from sharing plates of great vegetables to burgers and for the adventurous, a 48oz rib-eye cooked over live charcoal. Coupling the food program are some of the best cocktails around and a wine list that is sure to please all palates. Briggs offers a unique twist on Weekend Punch Saturday and Sunday until 5:00pm.

If there is no availability online please come check with us as we are a first-come-first-serve location and may still have enough room to fit you in.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary French / American, Barbecue
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Hours of operation

Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Friday-Saturday: 11:00 am-12:00 am
Sunday: 11:00 am-11:00 pm
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Phone number
(587) 350-5015
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Xavier Lacaze
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Private party facilities
Glassed in private room for up to ten. Independent tv and music system for guest access and presentations.
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Private party contact
Amanda Gallop: (587) 350-5015
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
3rd
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Parking details
Street, two surface lots and a parkade.
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Public transit
Within the block.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 658 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.3
service
4.2
ambience
4.0
value
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined on May 19, 2018

We went to Briggs for date night but were not overly impressed with the place. During our meal we weren’t sure who was actually our server and found it hard to get the attention of the staff. My boyfriend ordered a steak with crab and bernaise sauce but when the food arrived it was missing both the crab and the sauce. When we finally got the attention of the staff his steak was cold and I was done eating. Overall the food was mediocre and the staff was not attentive. We won’t be back.

Nice decor though.

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2.0Dined on May 17, 2018

I had high hopes for this place, as it was rated 4 1/2 stars
The food wasn’t anything special.If you order the cheese fondue it’s not your normal fondue, it tastes like runny mushroom soup. Great service and very friendly staff.

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4.0Dined on May 14, 2018

I've been here for lunch half a dozen times and it's consistently good. I love the gnocchi, and the half chicken is tasty as well. I work in the area and will continue to visit for lunch.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Went for Mother’s Day brunch and the short rib gnocchi was delicious! Others ordered the Croque Madame, Breakfast Perogies, and Chorizo benny, which all looked equally tasty. One ordered bacon on the side, but for 2 pieces it didn’t seem worth the extra $5. Great ambiance, food, and service all around though!

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Good restaurant with a lot of choices. We did a family style type dinner and enjoyed ourselves. We splurged for the big steak (99$) to share but found it to be rough in the end pieces so that took away from a better review.

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2.0Dined on May 7, 2018

Food had little flavour, was over cooked, and portion sizes were small. Server was not great, couldn't hear her and getting refills was difficult. Coffee was served cold.

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1.0Dined on May 6, 2018

Birthday
Very busy, when we arrive we were seated at a high top table in the bar due to some group bookings in the restaurant. Not what I would consider for an special occasion dinner. My meal the rice tasted either day old or under done.
My husbands (paella ) had so much rice it was hard to find the protein.
We ordered a bottle of wine and were charge for a different wine. Only $2.00 more and did not notice until we were home.
Overall, a big disappointment, will not go back nor go back.
I would have been nice if someone advised of your big group booking so I could have made other arrangements and you would not have sealed your fate in losing a customer.

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

I love this place....the menu is great with lots of variety for everyone. Best Burgers, great steaks, awesome pastas, I really love the food!
Did I say I love this place....the staff are great too. So friendly and the service is good.
It's my new fave.

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4.0Dined on May 4, 2018

Patio to ourselves and a very nice view of the Calgary tower

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

I mostly enjoyed the patio except for factors outside of the establishments control: multiple fire trucks using their sirens, people smoking marijuana right beside the patio. The smell really ruined the experience for me. But the service was great as was the food.

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3.0Dined on April 28, 2018

If you can’t nail a steak sandwich I’m not sure I will try anything else

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2.0Dined on April 24, 2018

We had a less than spectacular meal in a less than wonderful atmosphere. The food was very average, at best. The burger was over cooked; the fries were over salted; the halibut was underwhelming. The noise level was high, as was the music, as if everyone had to talk more loudly to be heard over the music, the combination of which made it hard to hear anyone or anything. Our server was great, helpful and very nice; that's the only saving grace for the evening. I will not go back, even if there are no other options; not worth it!

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

We stopped in for poutine week to try out the lobster poutine, which was fantastic. We were intrigued by the cocktail menu and tried out the Oolong Lady and the Finch, both delicious, as were our entrees. Great food and service, would definitely return.

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3.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Service wasn’t the greatest. We had to look for our server to get our bill and generally there was an absence of restaurant staff. Burger was very good. Steak and eggs only okay.

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1.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Food came out really cold and did not taste good.

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4.0Dined on April 20, 2018

We visited Briggs for the first time before a concert at the Saddledome. Lots of parking nearby. The food was delicious -- handmade pasta and a yummy halibut sandwich. Happy hour prices on wine and beer. Good service, able to see the hockey game, nice pub decor.

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

We come here quite often. Chicken is unbelievable, best chicken I’ve ever had. Tried the local sausage dish this time. Fantastic!!!

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3.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Steaks were over done. Asked for medium rare and it was almost well done. With it being a business meal there was no time to send back. What bothered me the most was that the chef cut the steak into strips so he could clearly see it was well and not med/rare.

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4.0Dined on March 27, 2018

The food is really good. My friend & I are totally satisfied this restaurant.

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3.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Very ordinary
Not great value
If you like french fries, they cover most of your plate

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4.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Had a great birthday in the private room on Tuesday. All meals were great and the server was super fun!

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4.0Dined on March 5, 2018

We visited for Big Taste and our lunch was great. We started with the tomato soup, then crab gnocchi and the most delicious white chocolate mousse with fruit for dessert. I don’t typically love white chocolate so I didn’t have high expectations for dessert but it was amazing! Coming back next week to try other stuff on the menu because the food on the table beside us looked really good too.

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3.0Dined on March 4, 2018

The big taste seemed be a distraction for staff. Not the regular service we're used. Food was still good.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Great place.. Great food with great staff.. Clean and fun environment.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Great foods, great service, and great atmosphere. My family enjoyed Tomahawk steak with brussel sprouts and poutine!! I wish I can go back but sadly I live in US!! I will go to this place again when I visit Calgary in the future.

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Fantastic place. Made a last minute reso for 7 people for a birthday and upon entering they made sure to recognize it! The service was amazing except for a few small bumps, but at the end of the day all the staff there worked together as a team to ensure that the birthday girl was treated like a princess. Thank you!

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4.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Great night out, great service - dessert crust was overdone but the server made sure it was taken off the bill.

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4.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Fun atmosphere and very modern. Food was good not great.

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Such a great restaurant, we always have been impressed by the food, ambience and service.

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4.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Food and service was very good. As a group we did share plates which was recommended by the server.

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

A great brunch spot to meet up with friends. Always find myeelf debating between choices and am never disappointed!

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2.0Dined on February 10, 2018

I was very excited to go here but was extremely disappointed...service was sub par and the food was not at all what I was expecting.

Ordered the 48oz Tomahawk Steak and half of it was fat and not edible. Definitely not worth the $100 price tag.

Side Vegetable came out cold and one of us had to wait for a beverage for 30mins cause the kept forgetting it.

Wrong glasses of wine were brought to the table and before we could even let the server know he was gone, customer service expectation for a place like this is far superior to what was actually given.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

We are so impressed with this place. Happy hour beverages were delicious and the food was great with a wonderful menu. We will be back!

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5.0Dined on February 4, 2018

Very cozy and friendly staff with excellent recommendations when asked. Highly recommend! Also. I had sent my 16 year old daughter with a group of friends for a birthday and they loved it. Excellent place even on a 30$ budget! Best meals!

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4.0Dined on February 2, 2018

The food and drinks were delicious. Seated by the window in a booth was nice but it was freezing inside! Bring a coat!

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5.0Dined on January 28, 2018

Such a delicious brunch!

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Celebrated our 10yr anniversary and it was great., Chad who attend to us was very pleasant. We
Ordered newf’s poutine, tomahawk, onion gravy and potato cake and it was delicious,.

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4.0Dined on January 25, 2018

Great food and very attentive staff. In the main lounge, it is very noisy and not good for a business meeting, but fine for friends.

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5.0Dined on January 21, 2018

The food is really delicious, staffes are very kind. The atmosphere is cozy.
Everything is perfect for eating with friends

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5.0Dined on January 21, 2018

The service was outstanding. The server was able to recommend food, knew the menu well and our water was constantly being filled. Even after we paid our bill and just sat at the table, he came back numerous times to fill our water.

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