|Cuisine Type |||Mexican, Seafood, Steakhouse, Tex-Mex|
|Ambiance |||Patio Dining|
|Payment |||Interac, MasterCard, Visa, Cash|
|Monday to Friday 11AM – 2PM and 5:30PM – 10PM, Saturday 5PM – 10PM, and closed Sunday.|
Profile Last Updated: May 30, 2008
Diners looking for authentic Mexican cuisine in the heart of downtown Calgary should visit Juan’s Mexican Restaurante. The restaurant décor is small, simple yet cozy, with Mexican blankets decorated throughout the venue. Looking up at the ceiling, customers will be amused with the giant inflatable Corona bottles dangling from the ceiling. The restaurant is conveniently located on Stephen Avenue and 2nd Street SW.
Just Ask For the Habanero Powder
Juan’s offers an excellent selection of Mexican classics such as Huevos con Corizo (scrambled eggs with spicy Mexican sausages) and mouthwatering chicken breast in mole sauce. Customers looking for the full Mexican experience during the lunch hour can start with a Canasta De Totopos (basket of corn chips and salsa), Sopa De Tortilla Azteca (chicken broth with tortilla strips, avocado and cheese), with an Ensalada Mixta Mexicana Con Nopalitos (mixed salad with a special Mexican dressing). For dinner try the Chorizi Con Queso (Mexican sausages with melted cheese), Ensalada Del Jefe De Cocina (chef’s salad), with the Callos De Hacha Al Tequila (sautéed scallops with vegetables and Tequila). All of the main courses are served with rice and beans that are cooked to perfection. Don’t forget to order your favourite Tequila during your Mexican dining experience.
Latino Dance Mania
Juan’s is not only known for their cozy atmosphere and delicious Mexican food. The restaurant is also infamous for the Latino Dance Mania on Friday and Saturday nights for dancers ages 21 and up. There is no line and no cover between 9 pm – 11 pm, $7 cover charge thereafter on Friday nights. Cover charge is applicable on Saturday’s from 9 pm until the wee hours of the morning. Juan’s features DJ Cama-Leon offering the best salsa, meringue, bachata, and cumbia music for you to dance all night long.
Drink up: The restaurant is fully licensed.