In 1967 Smugglers began as Bar X Steakhouse. In 1973 the journey began of redeveloping the brand into a new dining concept of casual fine dining and piano bar under the Smuggler’s banner. Smuggler’s has been serving Alberta prime rib to several generations. Always a popular place for Calgarians to gather and celebrate, we are the preferred dining choice for birthdays, anniversaries, milestones or just meeting friends and family.
Our prime rib is the main feature of our diverse menu, available all day, every day any way you like it. From a 9oz. prime rib sandwich, all the way up to a 48oz cut, our succulent prime rib is sure to please any appetite. Cajun blackened is always a popular choice, as is adding a lobster tail or side of garlic shrimp. Of course there is a creative selection of steaks, chicken and seafood to satisfy everyone.
In 2020 Smugglers was purchased by local businessman Tim Down. Full scale renovations started in 2021 and includes a new 200 seat patio with large street side outdoor bar, two new Oyster/Raw Bars, new wine cellar, bakery/pastry kitchen, private dining for up to 60 patrons and a renovated main kitchen.