Briggs Kitchen + Bar

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30 Kanadische Dollar und darunter
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Modern Französisch-Amerikanisch

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Das Briggs ist eine lebendige Umgebung an der belebten Tenth Avenue. Angeboten werden große Platten mit herrlichem Gemüse oder Burgern zum Teilen und für den Mutigen ein 48-Unzen-Ribeye-Steak, das über Holzkohle gegart wird. Als Begleitung zur Speisekarte werden einige der besten Cocktails und eine Weinkarte vorgeschlagen, die selbst die anspruchsvollsten Gaumen zufrieden stellen. Das Briggs bietet eine einzigartige Mischung zum Wochenendbrunch am Samstag und Sonntag bis 17:00 Uhr. Sollte online kein Tisch verfügbar sein, so kommen Sie doch einfach vorbei, denn in unserem Lokal werden Sie platziert, sobald ein Tisch frei wird. Wir könnten daher immer noch genügend Platz haben, um Sie unterzubringen.
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4.4Basierend auf kürzlich erfolgten Ratings
4.3
Essen
4.4
Service
4.3
Ambiente
4.1
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OT
Calgary
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 12. Januar 2020
Gesamt2Essen3Service2Ambiente4

Ordered macchiato off their menu and was told they don’t do them. Food was decent, service was clumsy and sloppy. Very laid back, not very informative or friendly. Doors were locked 5 minutes after open, had to call in to get them unlocked.

Been to Briggs before, not sure if an off day or if quality has dropped as it’s been a while. Won’t be returning for another while after this experience.

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OT
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 8. Januar 2020
Gesamt4Essen5Service4Ambiente4

Had the short rib, the potato pancake was amazing! Loved the Reverse Manhattan cocktail as well.

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EW
Calgary
10 Bewertungen
Besucht am 31. Dezember 2019
Gesamt4Essen3Service3Ambiente3

I was there for NYE with my partner and in-laws. The calamari and daily soup were really flavourful. I think the soup was carrot and something. I ordered the hanger steak as my main and the flavour of the steak, potatoes, broccoli and gravy were good but the steak was a bit cold and I was surprised by how small the steak was considering the $28.00 price tag. Next time I will not get the hanger steak but will be back to try other items on the menu. The lemon tart was also really good!

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JA
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 17. Dezember 2019
Gesamt2Essen2Service3Ambiente2

Salmon undercooked for 2 people. Not enough bread for the fondue. Waiter spilled tea on the table. Our table of 4 was to close to a table of 10. Short rib was fatty. Sorry

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G
Calgary
3 Bewertungen
Besucht am 15. Dezember 2019
Gesamt4Essen4Service3Ambiente4

Menu is great but food is pricey. Service was slow

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R
San Francisco
10 Bewertungen
Besucht am 13. Dezember 2019
Gesamt4Essen3Service5Ambiente4

The restaurant boasts a vibrant energetic urban vide - the average age of the guests seemed to be late 20's - early 30's. It was definitely noisy - if you want an uptempo time with a group of friends and don;t mind shouting, it's great. Don't go here if you want a quiet, romantic meal. There were a few large parties in the house and staff seemed almost frantic to keep up. Food was good with one exception: I ordered the Briggs Paella Royale - the menu stated it included saffron rice, chorizo, chicken, prawns, squid and peas. If you are hoping for a classic Paella, this is not it: the rice was white (suggesting a lack of adequate saffron) and the overall flavor was definitely lackluster - if there was any chorizo, I didn't see it. As one of the higher priced items on the menus, it was NOT worth the price. Two of the others with us had the Pappardelle - it was extremely good. Access to parking was great.

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JC
Calgary
4 Bewertungen
Besucht am 13. Dezember 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service4Ambiente5

Office Christmas dinner. We were pleasantly surprised to get a nice private room for our group; despite being in a room, we still felt a part of the restaurant because of glass. Lots of positive energy in the restaurant and everyone seeming to have a good time. We just all shared, family style; ordered several appetizers and plates and of course the Tomahawk steak. Food was great. Flavourful.
Our server was good; but busy? Could’ve seen a bit more attention, but it was definitely not neglect.
One negative was the hard to find parking..but downtown, right?
Overall a great experience and great night out. Will definitely be back again.

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AS
Calgary
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 7. Dezember 2019
Gesamt3Essen3Service1Ambiente3

I felt disappointed with my experience at Briggs. It was noisy. We waited 25 minutes before our server arrived at our table. The tables were squished together like sardines and I saw several people struggling to get out of their seats to get to the bathroom. Disappointing.

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SK
Calgary
7 Bewertungen
Besucht am 30. November 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

Fantastic food and service. Will be back for sure. The tagliatelle was unbelievable!

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CB
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 19. November 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

This was my second time to this restaurant. the first time i had the paella, and it was alright, but not very big. This time i had the short rib and it was fantastic! i will be coming back to this restaurant more often, just to have that!

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OT
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 9. November 2019
Gesamt4Essen3Service5Ambiente4

First time checking this spot out and won’t be my last. Didn’t have an opportunity to try any food out, however the vibe was really nice and the price was reasonable!

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KP
Calgary
5 Bewertungen
Besucht am 29. Oktober 2019
Gesamt3Essen3Service2Ambiente3

This is my second visit to Briggs, and I'm equally frustrated with the amount of time it took to receive our order. I was there at lunch, which is when I expect the orders to be delivered more quickly, and we must have waited 20 minutes for our food. I had the halibut sandwich, and I found the batter to be heavy and very crispy. My friend's burger was very good, but I'm not sure if his food was hot, because mine was only warm. Not sure if it was the server who was slow to bring our food though. I may be back to sit on their outdoor patio in the summer to enjoy a cocktail and appy, but I won't be back for a full meal.

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KM
Los Angeles
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 26. Oktober 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

Kids volleyba

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AC
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 25. Oktober 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

We are a couple of 33 year olds. This restaurant was apart of a weekend getaway into downtown Calgary.
we had a brilliant time. I really enjoyed the Oolong Lady drink.
We shared the Tomahawk steak. We did not bother with any side dishes, other than the Lobster Cream, AND LET ME TELL YOU, that stuff was good. Really delicious and creamy (the hint was in the name).
They don’t offer ketchup, HP or barbecue sauce. I state this purely as observation and not as a complaint at all. A steak as high quality as this one was shouldn’t be subject to such peasant condiments. Haha. I’m kind of joking but mostly serious. My fiancé is a dipper, so they did allow him some garlic aioli as well as the lobster cream.
The steak is served medium rare. As it does vary in thickness in the cut, they do offer to throw any parts that are too rare for your taste back on the grill.
They bring the steak out for you whole so that you can photograph it if you wish. Then return it to the chef so that he can slice it.
I should definitely mention that the meat on its own, sauce free, was sublime. I would recommend the tomahawk to the carnivore in all of us.
I can’t end this review without including how much I enjoyed our server. The oolong ladies have erased her name from my memory. But if the restaurant would like to identify her from my review, here are some clues- we had a reservation for Friday Oct. 25 at 17:30. Our server had blonde hair. She was very knowledgeable, attentive, had an excellent sense of humour and had a perfect level of presence at our table.
So kudos to her and the rest of the team at the restaurant! I hope to find my way back again soon.

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MB
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 22. Oktober 2019
Gesamt4Essen4Service4Ambiente5

Kitchen and server were out of sync regarding menu options, minor mistake this time.

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JB
Chicago
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 20. Oktober 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

The poutine is amazing. Burgers were well seasoned and we also got the mixed greens salad on the side which was great. Ambiance is everything here, great decor and space.

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m
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 19. Oktober 2019
Gesamt5Essen4Service5Ambiente4

Our service was so great! The night I went there was the night my boyfriend asked me to marry him!! Our server then gave us dessert and Champaign on the house!! It was seriously the best night of my life and wouldn't have wanted it to go any other way...thank you Briggs for such an amazing night!!

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SB
Calgary
20 Bewertungen
Besucht am 19. Oktober 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

We went for lunch on a Saturday afternoon and the restaurant was very quiet. The service - from Michael, as I recall - was exceptional. We ended up staying for a while and the restaurant started getting busy. The service remained excellent - checking on us without being intrusive.

The food was all good - we had two salads, a pasta dish, and another entree. All of the food was excellent and we all agreed we would need to come back to try more of the menu.

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JS
Calgary
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 18. Oktober 2019
Gesamt4Essen4Service4Ambiente3

The front hostess was very helpful in our challenge with parking and providing suggestions.

although our original table placement was nice, i had requested to move to a different table and the staff was very pleasant and accommodating to us.

we shared a burger and glasses of wines, most places get a bit turned off when patrons want to share an order, your staff was more then happy with us.

we enjoyed the night, thank you

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OT
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 7. Oktober 2019
Gesamt4Essen4Service5Ambiente5

The menu was lacking a little. They took away on of my favorite dishes, it was a pesto spaghetti with shrimp and roasted pine nuts. Everything else was fabulous!

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M
Calgary
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 5. Oktober 2019
Gesamt3Essen1Service2Ambiente3

Disappointed with the food. My husbands steak was cooked well but absolutely no flavour. Not seasoned well. My paella was dry and over cooked. Parts of the rice and seafood were burnt. I did mention it to the waitress but she wasn’t too concerned about it. Did not receive any discounts.

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D
Calgary
25 Bewertungen
Besucht am 5. Oktober 2019
Gesamt4Essen4Service4Ambiente4

A great get together before the hockey game. Loved the happy hour menu!

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AK
Calgary
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 28. September 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service3Ambiente4

Very great food.
But it's service was not looks like professional

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B
Calgary
7 Bewertungen
Besucht am 20. September 2019
Gesamt3Essen3Service3Ambiente3

Good location and a nice restaurant. The service was very slow. And the bar was even slower. Maybe a bit understaffed for a Friday night?

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OT
Vancouver
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 13. September 2019
Gesamt2Essen1Service3Ambiente2

Popped in for a nightcap and lemon tart, as it looked amazing in photos. Crust was soggy and the entire thing just melted and was overwhelming sweet. Felt ignored by staff trying to close and staff did not notice till the bill the desert was almost untouched.

To be fair our waitress offered to try to make it right at the end but it was to late, and we do not expect to go back.

Hope this was a one off, just wanted to warn people about showing up near closing time.

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GR
Calgary
27 Bewertungen
Besucht am 7. September 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente3

A wonderful meal with excellent food and a very efficient and at tentative server

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OT
Calgary
8 Bewertungen
Besucht am 6. September 2019
Gesamt4Essen5Service3Ambiente3

First person to the restaurant 10 minutes prior to reservation time and got probably the worst table in the restaurant. And it got worse as they sat a table of 7 beside us and we could not hardly talk and be heard. There were many empty tables with views or some room. The lady beside us was sitting on the front of her chair and had it pushed back into the small walk space and we had a glass table as a barrier beside us so we could not hardly get out to go to the washroom. Service was not great but definitely not the worst I have had. Food was perfect- tasty fresh came warm to the table . Waiter did not know if there were specials or what was written on the chalkboard out front

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OT
Calgary
8 Bewertungen
Besucht am 1. September 2019
Gesamt3Essen2Service4Ambiente4

Ambiance was good. Servers were friendly and nice. Ordered a steak but came with cold plate. Plate should’ve been warmed up before serving. Overall, nothing outstanding but nothing outrageous.

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MB
Calgary
3 Bewertungen
Besucht am 29. August 2019
Gesamt4Essen4Service5Ambiente3

The food and service were very good, our only complaint is that it's pretty noisy in there and the tables were very close together where we sat so it felt like we were talking to the people on both sides of us and hearing their conversations too. But if you want good food and service, definitely recommended.

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F
Calgary
44 Bewertungen
Besucht am 24. August 2019
Gesamt4Essen4Service5Ambiente3

Went for brunch had the pierogies and the steak both were super flavorful and delicious

Our server was very good , personable, and knowledgeable.

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k
Calgary
23 Bewertungen
Besucht am 23. August 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

The roast chicken was amazing and the service was very good

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n
Calgary
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 21. August 2019
Gesamt3Essen3Service3Ambiente4

I had previously visited Briggs for dinner and as a meat lover, was quite impressed with their menu and taste.
On this particular occasion, I dined there for lunch. Right off the bat, our cutlery had food stuck to it, and was evident it hadn't been checked to ensure it had been properly cleaned. We notified the server, and had it switched.
The lunch menu seemed short and sweet. Our table tried the calamari (as recommended by the server), paella, and burger.
The calamari was quite chewy and lacked flavor. The paella was a very small portion and lacking the unique qualities that make paellas delicious. There was also a small hair in our paella that basically ruined the meal for me. I get it, it happens. But for the class of the restaurant, and following the cutlery incident, it was a complete loss for me to the point that we didn't even tell the server.
The burger was apparently amazing though. I recommend sticking to the meats if you go here.

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OT
Edmonton
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 17. August 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

You guys are great!

I ordered a side of mayo with my fries. You guys don’t mess around with your mayo portions. Thanks for getting my mayo:fries ratio right on the first time.

Mayo is the best condiment out there and is important to my enjoyment of fries. It drives me nuts when I have to order and second and sometime third portion of mayo with my fries.

Also

Service and food was great.

We had the server with the baby man-bun not the big one.
At first we were confused but he cleared that up.

Also!

They set my girlfriend up with a free chocolate cake for her birthday. She doesn’t like chocolate cake that much. But I do! Guess it’s a good thing I’m writing this review!

Lastly,

You’re probably wondering if this is a serious review. It is. Thanks for taking care of us <3

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S
Calgary
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 13. August 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

Quiet table, excellent food, prompt service. Excellent location for client lunch.

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OT
Calgary
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 9. August 2019
Gesamt3Essen5Service3Ambiente5

Food great, server must have been new

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RC
San Diego
7 Bewertungen
Besucht am 9. August 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente4

The food was excellent and our server was great. Tomahawk steak was so tasty.

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DZ
Vancouver
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 9. August 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

Our server was amazing. He was very attentive, friendly & helpful. The lobster poutine was delicious. Overall a very enjoyable experience.

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MT
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 8. August 2019
Gesamt4Essen4Service5Ambiente4

Really happy with the ambiance and the food. Our server was excellent today - super professional!

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RT
Calgary
27 Bewertungen
Besucht am 18. Juli 2019
Gesamt3Essen3Service5Ambiente4

We were disappointed in our meal. It was cold and dry

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RL
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 4. Juli 2019
Gesamt4Essen4Service5Ambiente4

I enjoyed a nice tomahawk steak there with my guest from Korea who was passing through on her holiday through western Canada.

Good steak, quite a novelty. Our server, who I believe was Lynn was absolutely superb.

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