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524 17 Ave SW | Unit 102, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B2, Canada
+1 403-452-1211
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“sliders” (31 reviews)
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Bar, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
524 17 Ave SW | Unit 102, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to celebrate a friends birthday. This restaurant is a tapas style, their beef tartare and mac n cheese was really good. I found the sliders underwhelming especially for there price point. Overall, I had a good experience, I would come back here.

Thank Roshow
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Food is great, loved the vibe, server was fantastic, and I'm sorry I didn't get his name, but he has awesome hair! Would go back in a heartbeat. The cocktail menu is impressive and the menu has too many choices. Had the Pan Seared Chicken...More

Thank Travelbug1967_8
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

As always....our overall experience was awesome. Food- on point. Our server (Liz)- stellar. Ambiance- lovely. And then the bill comes....all is good except....2$ charge for water. Weird? We ask Liz to elaborate as we are nothing but straight up confused and perplexed. She explains it...More

Thank Rosanna S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This place was a recommendation from friends to give this place a try. I'm actually writing this in review of two visits that i had over the course of the week. Once for drinks and again for brunch. The place but cozy. Cocktails and food......More

Thank Trinitea
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This hot spot is truly a unique treat in the heart of 17th Ave. You wont be disappointed, but you will have a hard time choosing what drink to have next! :)

Thank Joray S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I have been to Cleaver several times and it has always been excellent. The service has always been good despite the restaurant usually being packed. And Cleaver has one of the best happy hours in the area with $5 cocktails/wine/beer and $3 sliders before 7pm...More

Thank Emzy12345
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My cousin & I went for happy hour cocktails and appies. Lots of things to choose from. (Currently drunk right after leaving there and reviewing now haha) we had some of the sliders, lots of drinks: word in, culture shock, antidepressant and lots more, they...More

Thank Sasha H
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I cannot believe how mean and rude the manager and the server was! I was visiting my girlfriend in Calgary. We made a reservation for 5 at 7pm. When we arrived at 7:02pm, our table was not ready. We were offered to sit at a...More

Thank bingbingju
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Cool place very quaint and small hence 50 seats. Their cocktails are unique and awesome. Had the guava cocktail which was amazing. We shared the crab and chili linguine, spicy to someone who doesn't eat spice, delicious but could have more crab. The trio sliders...More

Thank Anita E
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I'd been hearing great things about Cleaver, so when hubby asked me to book somewhere for dinner with his brother's family I figured it was the perfect excuse to try the place. The food is semi-tapas style, and all of the dishes we ordered were...More

Thank nielsensmith
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$14
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 17 Ave SW | Unit 102, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-452-1211
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50 Seats & a Cow. Serves plates of food & bold cocktails from 4pm to late. $3 sliders, $5 wine, beer & all cocktails Sun-Thurs before 7pm & after 9pm.
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