Last Best Brewing & Distilling

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270 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Comfort Food

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We’re Last Best Brewing & Distilling, Calgary’s most unique brewpub, and the fourth location in the Bearhill Brewing Family of Breweries.It’s our privilege to be the community liaison for beer, and beer culture, and we don’t take this role lightly. The beers we make are a direct reflection of the values and personalities of you – our customers and our community. We believe that pubs should be hubs that bring people together; a place where we can grow community, and the culture of beer, in a fun and interactive environment.

Our beers are fresh and delicious because we make them in-house using the best ingredients for everything we produce. Which isn’t hard here in Alberta – we are literally surrounded by a sea of barley, making (in our opinion) Calgary the Last Best opportunity for the craft brewing industry and brewers like us.
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What 270 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.7
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.5
Value
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Edgar
Calgary
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent beer. 100% Recommended . Nice place, delicious foods.

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NathanL
Edmonton
7 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic food. Burgers have local made butter ground into the chuck for a smooth, tender burger.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service was great. Space was safe ;) Food was yummy!
Will definitely visit again!

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everyone here is awesome and the food and beer are always killer.

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MarcoM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Need to have the fried chicken sandwich! Their beer is also great.

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LisaA
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience4

Hopefully just an off night for this place but our experience was really bad.
Had to send the drinks back twice, barely saw the waitress, she forgot to order our main course.
Nice place, fun atmosphere, unfortunately the service just wasn’t great.

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BradG
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The staff were amazing and proper covid-19 protocols followed. We will be back, thanks for a great night

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Service was amazing ! Great food! Great social distancing measures in place!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great menu, always changing for dine-in and take out. Tried the new Burnout IPA - totally worth it.

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BradS
Calgary
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience4

Service was outstanding, the pasta that I ordered was very average.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Took a co-worker for his first patio experience, he hadn’t been to a pub since before lockdown in March! I knew Last Best would be the right choice because of their excellent protocols. He was impressed and reassured, like I was on my first visit post lockdown. He was able to relax and enjoy, and loved the smoked olives so much he has plans to bring his husband there and treat him to the experience as well. Thanks, Last Best - keep up the excellent work!

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CarolR
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Our server was very knowledgeable and friendly, the food was great and plentiful. It was the first time we had tried craft beers so the flights were the perfect way to sample them. We will definitely return the next time we are in Calgary.

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vipMrtood
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Great service and drink specials. Had a great night

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DylanD
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a great night here last Saturday. The service was excellent, the food amazing (some vegan options which are always nice to see!) and the beer flight delicious :)

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Food and beer was good. Service was standard but not exceptional. Overall great place.

The burger menu changed a bit and I think the original menu was one of the best in town so I am a little disappointed to see it change.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Nice place. Secretly well decorated interior. Patio space
Would visit again

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vipsmassie
Calgary
39 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Big booth, very private! Good food

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NaomiK
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

We loved our time! Food was great and drinks we great too! But there service was top notch! Our server was the sweetest most attentive waitress we've had in a really long time! We didn't love our table as we were sat by the door but other than that it was great, we'll be back for sure! Aside from it being a rainy gloomy night out, we really enjoyed our time!

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DarcyG
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

I had the pork taco appetizer and it was delicious and very filling!

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vipSandE
Calgary
20 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Really appreciated the COVID prevention practices they have in place! Food was fantastic as was the beer and handcrafted cocktails! Must try the "Legends are made, not born" cocktail and the cast iron nachos.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was DELICIOUS! Burger was amazing and the beef tartare was perfect. It’s going to become my new burger joint

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great patio feel. But kids having a birthday party isn’t the atmosphere I want at a brew pub.
Also aphids we’re flying all over our table.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2020
Overall3Food2Service5Ambience5

Fries were too crispy and dry. The burger was burnt and did not taste very good. Service was amazing and the hostess were very nice.

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Very good attention to detail with regards to covid precautions.

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Brought our kids with us, our waitress was excellent as was our meal. Our kids loved their cheese pizza!

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was great, as was the service! So happy with my visit.

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Kantersalycia
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This place was amazing. Went here to surprise my boyfriend as he loves beer and hockey... we watched the end of the leafs game and it was crazy the atmosphere that was there. The flight of beer and taster gin were also amazing for the price. Happy hour house wine was 7oz for $7, tasted really mature. The service was really great. Overall 10/10 would go back again in a heartbeat.

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SamG
Calgary
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of my favourite spots in Calgary. There beers are my go to in the local craft beer scene. They also host my wedding and did an absolutely outstanding job in the lead up and day of. If you’re looking for a top notch event space the team here has you covered.

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vipMeanJean
Calgary
79 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Korean fried chicken....mmmm!
Great beers, great service!

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BrianB
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was good, craft beer hit the spot and the COVID protocol was excellent.

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Guillotine76
Calgary
29 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love this place. Great food and amazing beers. Love the new social distance rules.

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vipElmh07
Calgary
8 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Was really impressed with the measures but in place for safety and distancing for covid. Felt very comfortable and safe visiting here!

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Samuel
Calgary
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We stopped by for lunch. Restaurant was very quiet - I'm assuming partially due to Covid-19 and partially because we arrived right after they opened. Our server was great. Food was fantastic - took home what was left-over. The beer our server recommended was delicious.

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vipGwenS
Calgary
20 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Remains one of our favourite weekend happy hour spots in the city- felt like summer was officially on after getting to spend a few hours Sunday on their amazing patio. Great food, amazing service. You get your temp checked as you walk in the door, a quick hand sanitizer and they do a quick COVID screen questionaire -- easy-peasy and great time as always

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Alastair
Calgary
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great beer. Food was excellent. Attentive service. Temperature check at from door.

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AustinM
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Last Best always provides a great experience! Awesome beer and amazing food!

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LucyN
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2020
Overall3Food2Service2Ambience4

I have always loved last best. Great beers and environment and the food was amazing. The last time I went though, I had highly suggested it to a friend and said the prices were so worth it because the food was great, the service was great, and the beers were some of my favorites. I was greeted at the door by a guy who was really kind to the man in front of me, but didn’t even say hello to me and cut me off when I said I was early and willing to sit at the bar. My table was awkwardly just shoved up against the bar even though I had made a reservation. The bar tender who was serving us food and drinks was short and rude. I am a server. I know how hard it can be when it’s busy and I don’t expect much, but he was pretty clearly less than pleased about serving us. The nachos, which I insisted we get because they were so worth the money as it’s a lot of food and it’s delicious came out as half as much food as usual, the beet guacamole was essentially tasteless. I’m not sure whose idea that was but guac should be avocados, and avocados only. Beet guac is egregious. There was no sour cream, as there used to be, and the cheese and toppings were minimal and nothing to write home about. Basically... it was our first night out in a while, and it was my favorite place to go and now I’m not sure if I will ever be back. Please bring back the good food and someone please do something to make the servers nice again.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Was fun service was great

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vipVinceInCalgary
Calgary
18 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Excellent attention to detail

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AbrahamS
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very friendly and helpful staff. All the right measures to limit covid spread were taken. Great burgers.

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Last Best Brewing & Distilling does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Last Best Brewing & Distilling also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (587) 353-7387.

Last Best Brewing & Distilling is rated 4.7 stars by 270 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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