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7:00 PM
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Tango Bistro

4.4
1298 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Bistro
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Fresh, locally inspired comfort dishes with a focus on cold, sustainable seafood and top quality steaks. Fully licensed with a great wine list.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Bistro, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 4:30 pm - last seating 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 4:30pm - last seating 11:00pm
Sunday: 4:30 - last seating 9:00
Holidays: 4:30 pm - last seating 9:00 pm
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Phone number
(403) 252-4365
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Gary Hennessey
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
69 th Avenue
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Parking details
Parking in the rear of the building (East side) and overflow parking is available after 3:00pm-12:00am in the Canada Post parking lot on Fisher Street.
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Public transit
The #81 Macleod Trail stops just in front of the restaurant (both heading North and South) and we are also within walking distance from Chinook Station.
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Special events & promotions
We regularly hold wine tastings, wine pairings, beer pairings, etc.
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Mon - Thu 4:30PM - 11:00PM
Fri 4:30PM - 6:00PM 7:15PM - 10:00PM
Sat 4:30PM - 5:45PM 7:15PM - 10:00PM

What 1298 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.4
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4.4
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4.4
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4.0
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOGEDB (Calgary)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

I love the $1 oyster Monday deal.
The bone marrow dish is always a favourite too.

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Bond (Calgary)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I had put in a special request at booking and did get a call from the Tango Bistro two days before reservation to confirm and they said they could accommodate. When I arrived they knew nothing about it and could not accommodate and seemed disorganized. We waited about another 10 minutes standing and finally let to some basic seating. The service was extremely slow and food was not hot just barely warm. However the waiter was friendly and the taste of the food was ok. The steak was cooked perfect though. I knew the food would be expensive going in and that was ok as long as it was really good quality food and to be expected for the price. I have had many better meals at a lot less cost, in my experience with eating at nice restaurants in Calgary. Not sure if this was just an off night.

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GaryTrep (Calgary)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great food, great staff! We will be back.
Suggestions: Onion soup, beef short ribs, lobster gnocchi, French 75 cocktail.

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OpenTable Diner (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Perfect atmosphere for a quiet Valentine’s Day dinner. The server, Ken, was great and very helpful. The food was well prepared and served hot. Their desserts are incredible. Will definitely visit again.

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sborb (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Outstanding. I have had much more expensive meals in the city, but, this was one of the best that I could recall. I had the whole Cornish hen, and my partner had the salmon. The salmon was juicy, crisp, refreshing, and a reasonable portion size. She has some allergies, and they were amazing at accommodating our needs.
The game hen was delightfully seasoned with an well paired starch and vegetable, leaving me full, and satisfied without being gourged.

The server was knowledgeable about the menus, and was able to recommend wines and pairing that would go together. Service was fast ( we waited about 10 minutes from ordering, athought we were not there durring peak times) and the food came hot, and juicy!

The ambiance was soft, quite, and respectful, with pairs or small groups at all the tables. Noise was perfect for a private conversation, or a night out. Lighting was soft, and made everything look more expensive than the prices would suggest.

While you can get some menus items over 100 dollars. Most people can expect to spend around 30 - 35 dollar per person for a meal with a drink. We opted for their Tuesday "all day happy hour" and had some of the most delicious oysters we have ever had. These people have their sourcing down to an art to be able to get such quality delicious ingredients.

I have no issue recommending Tango to family friends or colleagues for a special outing or a client meeting. We will be back again next year, and are already excited!

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Charmedjen (Calgary)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

It’s been a while since our last visit. We sat over 15 minutes before I went to find our server. The food was great but then at the end the service fell off again. The over all time spent at the restaurant was almost 2.5 hours. I think has the server not been overwhelmed we would have cut this down to 90 minutes.

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OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Great restaurant, great food, very poor service, we had food on the table before our first glass of wine arrived, the meal was finished when our 2nd glass of wine arrived. The waiter dropped off the wrong bill at our table it was for a $6 side dish our bill was $150 had to ask for it. Again great food you should try it I just hope you have better service

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Kirdarnic (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Unexpected great spot. Hard trouble finding it without a large sign off of Macleod Trail. Had the happy hour raw bar specials which was great. Smoked bourbon was good too. Will go back and would recommend.

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NatashaY (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Every time we go to tango we have an even better time than the last. The service is great. The menu is amazing. We also didn’t break the bank for a super fun fine dining experience. Will go back often!

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OpenTable Diner (Calgary)
2.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Appetizers awesome
Main course cold vegetables old and over cooked
Desert good

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