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Ranchman's Cookhouse and Dancehall

Closed Now: 16:00 - 02:00
Open today: 16:00 - 02:00
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Excellent people watching

We had heard about the cowboy dance halls in Calgary and so this was a don't miss event for us. We... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
via mobile
Still one of the best country bars in Canada

The Ranchman's celebrated its 45 anniversary in April and its longevity is partly due to the class... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Al H
Regina, Canada
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  • Average5%
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  • Terrible10%
8 Jul 2018
“Always a good time”
7 Jul 2018
“Worst experience ever”
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9615 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2J 0P6, Canada
+1 403-253-1100
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

I'm new to Ranchman's, lived in Calgary for several years but didn't hear about it til I did an online search for places to dance. Tried one of their Thursday night classes for two-stepping and had a great time. Love the western decor with saddles...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Amy B
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Went to ranchmans and everything from the staff to the owner was horrible. Not only did the owner act like a child while trying to usher young girls into the bar, but the staff discriminted against my friend so much so that myself and 4...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sonja B
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Great country music. Live bands. Excellent service. Food is great. Big dance floors. A fun place to dance the night away to good country music. My complaints are that drinks are allowed on the dance floor and when the younger crowd comes in around 11ish,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dody L
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Came to this place in search of country music and dancing. Got just that. Great live band, cheap drinks, and friendly locals. Perfect for a night out with friends.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jessie J
Reviewed 21 March 2018

After 6 days of hiking through the Rockies we arrived in Calgary. We decided to see what Calgary was all about and headed to Ranchman's. We had a blast! They were just starting the line dance lessons so we jumped right in and joined! It...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We had heard about the cowboy dance halls in Calgary and so this was a don't miss event for us. We really enjoyed it. Enjoyed having a cold beer and watching the locals dance. We visited on a Friday night so was busy and fun....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lizandgarym
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The Ranchman's celebrated its 45 anniversary in April and its longevity is partly due to the class with which it treats its customers. Staff are quick with a smile, beer is inexpensive and the dancefloor is extensive (and they have rules that make it more...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Al H
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to go for food and dancing. Earlier in the evening it has more of a restaurant feel with an older crowd and than in to the night it becomes more of a club with a younger crowd. Always a good live country band...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Megan N
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We went because this bar was the one on all the adds but they only had like four line dances and the rest were this hip hop couple country dancing type of thing. We called to make sure there was food but I guess we...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank TeeC75
Reviewed 26 March 2016

so i was new to Calgary, heard about this place and went, then when i had friends visit i said oh i know this great place and took them guaranteed hit.

Date of experience: November 2015
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