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Donegal

#2,342 of 3,018 Restaurants in Calgary}
$$ - $$$Irish, ,
1637 37 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T3C 1S7, Canada
+1 403-686-6960
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Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible23%
22 Sep 2017
“Food is not up to par”
8 Jun 2017
“Going downhill with the foot on the pedal”
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Canadian, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1637 37 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T3C 1S7, Canada
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

My wife and I have a pub night about once every 3 months. This time we decided to try Donegals again. Though I did enjoy their new choices of beer, the food was a disappointment. I ordered the bison burger. Not only was it tiny,...More

Thank MarcGodin
CalgarysBestPubs_CBP, Public Relations Manager at Donegal, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We're glad you like our new choices of beer. But we're sorry to hear the food was below par. I will pass all of your comments along to our head chef and management team.

Reviewed 8 June 2017

For a few years this was our go-to pub for at least once a week dinner and drinks, sometimes more often. No more. The prices have been jacked up considerably and the service has taken a nose dive. Last few times we had a new...More

1  Thank DuncanH99
CalgarysBestPubs_CBP, Public Relations Manager at Donegal, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. It must have been quite frustrating waiting as long as you did for food. We will be reviewing this incident with the management team. We believe there was a misunderstanding regarding the drink policy, please email me...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

Things have changed at our local pub. In Alberta, the minimum wage went up and a carbon levy kicked in. Restaurants are closing and best servers are either leaving Calgary or losing their hours (= tips). That means; every restaurant that has not closed must...More

1  Thank Notam
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Walked in as a group of three, Entire bar was "reserved" to empty tables. Upon asking the bartender if we could sit at one of the many vacant seats she replied we'd have to talk to the manager... On a Wednesday at 8pm really? Walked...More

1  Thank Elliot154913
Management response:Responded 29 May 2017

Sorry this happened to you. We will review your experience with the management team. We often help people to host fundraisers and other large scale events, therefore occasionally sections of the pub are blocked off.

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Lots of great daily pub specials on food and beverages. Nice atmosphere....typical Irish pub......servers are generally pretty attentive and always friendly. This is one of my regulars if I'm meeting a friend for a beer after work

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Went here the other night and it happened to be Taco night. Few of us had taco's and others had a meal. Food was fantastic and the service was even better. The crowd was of all ages and it just seemed to be a happy...More

Thank 836eldent
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Boring place, greasy bar food. Over priced and under staffed. Would never go back. Not sure how they are still open.

Thank Thomas52_10
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I have eaten at Donegals many times with both family and friends. The service is friendly, food is delicious and recommend taking advantage of their daily specials. - especially Wednesday's Pub Burger. Fantastic!

Thank CalCruiseQueen
Reviewed 2 September 2015

I was in Calgary for business, four of us went out for a meal and a drink. We came upon the Donegal and decided to try it. We weren't disappointed. The food was good, the service was good as was the beer. The décor was...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The daily specials are all fantastic. Steak sandwiches are to die for and so are the nachos. The burgers are huge, but delicious! The staff here are so wonderful that it makes you feel super comfortable. Weekly trip to Donegals is always a must.

Thank Brittney S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Canadian, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1637 37 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T3C 1S7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-686-6960
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