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“staff could care less” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sam’s Bar & Grill

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Sam’s Bar & Grill
Ranked #1,957 of 3,491 Restaurants in Calgary
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calgary
1 review
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“staff could care less”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2012

I ordered from Sam's through the local home delivery business Waiters en Route. By the time the food was delivered, it was ice cold. I had ordered a beef dip sandwich au jus - there was no jus. We had asked for a side of sour cream for our calamari - no side. The worst part was the beef which looked (and smelled) like it had been sitting in a warming tray for ages! Parts of the beef were actually hardened like beef jerky! It was a disgusting meal which ended up in the garbage. We intend to call both the manager and the delivery service to complain, but we will never be patrons of this place again.

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“Female sexually harassed by bartender”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2011

We went and sat at a table and no one came by for 15 min. to ask us if we wanted drinks or food. Ordered at the bar. Food was bad.

While we were there a male patron and the bartender started to argue. Not sure how drunk the patron was, but the bartender was sober, and did nothing to calm the situation down. The bartender came around the bar at which time a female patron came over to the bartender to calm him down. He grabbed her and started to rub up against her to get the other patron pissed and to show how much power he had. It was disgusting. The girl left crying. The rest of the staff just watched.

It's one thing that a staff member got into such a stupid argument with the male patron, but there was no reason for the female patron, who was trying to help, to be the victim.
I will never go back there again. The female patron left before I could talk to her, but I hope she is okay.

I am going to write a formal letter of complaint to the manager, but feel the need to make sure everyone knows about this as well.

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“Sam's Bar and Grill, Calgary”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2009

This fun and modern, recently renovated pub and restaurant is a real find in Calgary. Pub food, nice salads, Montreal smoked meat, great fries, full bar, and all around good food and appies....

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