ANJU

4.6
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Contemporary Korean
Award-winning chef and owner Roy Oh puts a modern twist on Korean cuisine. Anju, which translates to “food you eat with alcohol” is casual modern Korean small plates that are meant to be shared with friends. Anju’s share plates pair perfectly with our extensive wine list, craft cocktails and Soju offerings.
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.6
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.4
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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1 review
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Hi!
My name is Dipika Batura.I had a confirmed reservation for Jan. 19 at 1:00 pm. I was bringing a friend out for her birthday - something I'd been planning for a couple of years since I had been to your restaurant then and had been wanting to bring her there for a special celebration. When we got to the restaurant, there was a notice plastered on the door about the place being closed because of some heating issues. There was no advance notice sent out . Needless to say it was extremely disappointing and especially because " you" are not a place I'd expect this from. Like I said, I have been to your restaurant before and had loved the place but this recent experience has been very disheartening.
Sorry.

ANJU
Responded 6 days ago

Hi Dipika, Though we do apologize for the inconvenience. We did call all of our guests to give them a heads up and left messages. I did cancel all the reservations as well so that if you did not check your voicemail, you would have another way to know. If you'd like to discuss further you can email me at ttumback@anju.ca. Thanks, Tabitha

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LM
Calgary
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience3

Overall, food was fair. Braised short ribs were VERY salty.

CL
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Excellent meal, as always. Note that they are closing at the end of January due to the building being torn down, and they aren't yet sure when & where they will reopen. Our server said they hope to have something secured soon.

KL
Calgary
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

our server was fantastic, the only reason i gave a 4 stars for service was because some of the dishes that were dropped off were explained nicely but others were dropped off by people other than our server and they didn’t really take the time to go through what we were eating besides hastily saying the name of the dish and occasionally one accompanying ingredient. i thought the food was delicious, wasn’t expecting the pork shoulder to be sweet but overall still very tasty

A
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great service, great food, the hostess was the only down part of the experience. A place like this needs a warmer, more welcoming person at the door is my comment

TO
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall2Food2Service5Ambience4

This meal started out very strong with a great server! We enjoyed the charred peppers and the oxtail appetizer. After this, the food quality went downhill for this level of establishment. The pork shoulder had next to no flavour and the short rib was good but not exceptional by any means. The cod and the tofu dish were also average.

Overall, we most likely would not return as this meal was over $150 with tip.

DI
Calgary
8 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Always amazing!

TH
Calgary
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food! Portion sizes are a bit small but great for sharing.

RZ
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very very friendly staff. Food was excellent unique and overall very tasty

OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing service and dood

JB
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience2

Food was just ok and is too pricey for what was served. I have been to cafeterias with better food.

KT
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Anju never disappoints! We had the best service and the food was delicious! We had a couple of friends with gluten allergies and they recommended dishes and kept everything separate when serving. It was amazing.

OT
Edmonton
4 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and service! We will be going back again for sure!

OT
Saskatoon
4 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome meal and service

AA
Calgary
13 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful meal - everything was perfect. The food was so tasty, the service impeccable and we had a great time!!!

W
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Between 7 people we ordered about half the menu every dish was sooo delicious, perfect for sharing.
Service was prompt and yummy cocktails

OT
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Brunch was delicious and food portions were generous. Would absolutely go here again.

I
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Celebrated my birthday with friends at Anju - everything was great!

JB
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Jesse and Meghan are the best and why I keep coming back. Food is good too :)

AS
Calgary
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always has amazing food. The kimchi hot stone bowl and wings are my go to!

MN
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was delicious and filling! I brought my out-of-town friend for dinner and she loved it, too! Also great food portions for sharing.

GB
Calgary
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Fantastic service and amazing food!

OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The curry ramen was excellent

OT
Calgary
8 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

All the food was great!

LB
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great food. Weakness is the desserts.

JB
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Jesse is amazing at the bar. Great service and food recommendations.

MD
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of my favourite restaurants in Calgary!! Definitely recommend.

I
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

It was my wife's birthday and I took her to ANJU. She's very picky but she loved both food and the interior of the restaurant. The service was good too! Thank you.

IA
Calgary
10 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

We were creating our own foodie tour and Anju was on our list. Had a tiger roll and was very yummy - perfect for sharing.

J
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

ANJU is perfect for both a date night or a night out with family. The sharing concept was great and we were able to try multiple items on the menu and everyone of them did not disappoint, they were all delicious. The server we had was amazing she knew the menu and really helped us out on what to eat and drink. I have nothing bad to say about ANJU I will definitely be returning soon.

OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience2

Server was not very helpful or friendly. It was very loud, and hard to hear each other.

KB
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Spectacular food. Great service.

OT
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Exceptional as always

C
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Kathy, the host, was an absolute delight. I am so happy to have met her. She is so professional but is so welcoming and warm at the same time. Honestly an amazing dining experience only made better thanks to Kathy’s hospitality!

OT
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing as always. Very good food and atmosphere.

z
Calgary
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and ambiance. Will come back for more.

J
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

Sad to say I was dissapointed with our last visit to Anju. We used to love this restaurant, perhaps it was a bad day. It seems like the flavours aren't as good as before. Still good, just not great

OT
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Always love Emily, Nabila and Amanda :)

RH
Calgary
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Really great place for brunch, the staff was friendly and helpful however found the server was a little slow (took 20 minutes to pay our bill after we received it, got a coffee and took 5 minutes to get sugar/cream for the coffee)

JJ
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Atmosphere is good, every server was kind and food is also good. But music was little bit loud so its hard to talk with my friend.

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