Buzzards Cookshack and Watering Hole
140 - 10 Ave SW, Calgary, AB, T2R 0A3
This Calgary classic has been in business since 1980 and serves up a full range of cowboy cuisine.
|Cuisine Type |||Wraps, Pizza, Sandwiches, Southwestern, Steakhouse|
|Ambiance |||Good For Groups, Meet For Drink, Offbeat, Patio Dining, Casual, Theme Restaurant, Trendy|
|Meals Served |||Light Meals/Snacks, Lunch, Buffet, Dinner|
|Amenities |||Full Bar, Great Wine List, Happy Hour, Local Favorites, Party Space|
|Payment |||Interac, MasterCard, American Express, Visa, Cash|
|Mon – Fri 11:30AM – 10PM; Sat & Sun 4:30PM – 10PM|
Profile Last Updated: June 11, 2007
No fear here if you are worried that the restaurant won’t have your favourite brew. They boast the biggest selection of beer in the city. If imports are your style, they have a whopping 180 different brands in stock just for you. If draft is more your style, they have 18 brands ready to be poured. Of course, that doesn’t even include the amount of domestic brands that line these fridges. Their wine list is also extensive and sports more than 40 bottles.
An Entertaining Kind of Place
There are plenty of options for your seating here. The restaurant is a bit smaller, but it does have a large patio during the summer months. On the flip side, the bar, named Bolttlescrew Bills, is very large and can seat 150 inside and another 100 outside. It is especially popular during Stampede, but stays quite busy year round. Look for live entertainment during those two weeks in July when everyone in the city is a cowboy. They also have entertainment on other special occasions like St. Patty’s day and there are plenty of televisions in the bar if you are a sports fan.
Don’t wait for Stampede to try out the food here. They serve up 100 per cent Alberta AAA beef. Have a burger or a steak. There is also bison on the menu and if you aren’t into the red meat, have one of their fish or chicken dishes. Lighter meals include sandwiches and wraps and there are flat bread pizzas if you want something cheesy. You can enjoy your dinner amidst original western décor and antique furniture.