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Products and Services

  • Beer,
  • Craft,
  • Tap,
  • Selection,
  • Brew,

Languages Spoken

  • English,
Location
10004 Jasper Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 1R3
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  • $11 To $25,

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Meet the owner

It’s been nearly four years since The Underground Tap & Grill opened its doors in downtown Edmonton, in 2012. They quickly set themselves apart from other establishments by having 72 taps of beer, a vast selection in a city that had not yet seen the explosion of interest in microbreweries that was to come.

But, even through the rise of craft beer in Edmonton, The Underground Tap & Grill has been able to solidify its niche in the local market. They remain the bar with the most Alberta-based brews available on tap in the city, no small feat for a hidden gem in the basement of a building in the downtown core. “Our focus is local,” says general manager Kris Anthony. “We put a lot of thought into not having overlapping styles of beer. We want to have a selection of flavours on our taps at all times so patrons can experience the differences and the options.”

With seating for 145 guests, the bar is surprisingly spacious. When you enter the building, you have to descend on an escalator to get to the door of The Underground, but don’t let it deter you. As soon as you walk in and see the glowing bar and the continuous row of taps, any second thoughts will fade away. This is no seedy underground establishment; this is a fine-tuned hub that just so happens to be downstairs.

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Ratings & Reviews - The Underground Tap & Grill

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    October 11, 2020

    Waitresses gave us a very good service

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    September 28, 2020

    Our server was fantastic. Very friendly, prompt, funny. It was an awesome birthday and as long as you keep the duck wings on the menu, we'll keep coming back.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    September 23, 2020

    Amazing food and absolutely loved the beer choices we will definitely be back

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    February 20, 2020

    Mentioned it was my granddaughters 16th birthday when we arrived, no acknowledgement at all.

    Ambiance: 3/5

    Cuisine: 3/5

    Service: 3/5

    January 24, 2020

    Nachos were lacking flavour, salted chips might help. The cheese was also bland. Jamaican lamb curry was really good. Beer selection is good. Atmosphere is a bit rundown.

    Ambiance: 3/5

    Cuisine: 3/5

    Service: 4/5

    January 1, 2020

    Great food, super beer selection, and fantastic service! I love this place - I'll definitely be back!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    December 23, 2019

    We really enjoyed our holiday party there! We had excellent service, the food was great and when one person didn't enjoy a wine that was suggested to them, it was replaced with a different wine without question! Thank you so much for everything!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    December 18, 2019

    Excellent food. Great service

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    November 23, 2019

    the wait staff were all very friendly and responsive. The food was excellent and I had the best wings ever - salt and pepper. Would highly recommend.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    November 17, 2019

    Always great food - will continue to come back.

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    October 18, 2019

    I recently hosted an annual party for my law firm at this location. The General Manager Annie, the head Chef Lang, and all of the staff that helped us on the night of the event were utterly fantastic. In particular, Annie and Chef Lang went above and beyond to make our event memorable, from taking the time to meet with us beforehand to go over every detail and give us tastings, to Chef Lang creating a special sports themed menu that looked and tasted out of this world, the team at Underground hit this event out of the park. Great food and bar menu, amazing service all night, a welcoming and flexible space, and management that were consistently friendly, patient, and extremely accommodating and committed to satisfying our needs made this event for our firm a great success. Thank you to Annie, Chef Lang, and the entire Underground team; would highly recommend for your next event.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    August 8, 2019

    Excellent Service and the food was delicious!

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    July 27, 2019

    This was my second time here and it was very good. Will be back!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    June 28, 2019

    hidden gem, fast service ideal for lunch hour, great menu

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    June 2, 2019

    Service was Excellent! Russel the Bartender was a good host with very good beer and food suggestions. Food was awesome! Had the Duck legs and potstickers! Thought the bar would be busier for a Saturday but the ambience and music was groovin!

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    May 3, 2019

    I absolutely love the green onion cake sandwich plus the service was excellent. We will be back.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    April 11, 2019

    The food, drinks and service were amazing. I can't express my gratitude to how well everything went with a large party of 25. Annie and Mandy were very friendly, helpful and catered to all our needs. Everyone was very happy with the food and drinks. The atmosphere was perfect.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    March 24, 2019

    One of the best beer selections

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 4/5

    Service: 4/5

    March 8, 2019

    Atmosphere is excellent, lovely decor, great beer selection. Food was okay at best. The service was lackadaisical and that's being generous. No refills on drinks, server disappears during service. Multiple other employees would not take initiative to help the table regadless of an issue as we were told they were not our server. We were not asked how our meal was until it was almost completed and during our service. If we had just gone for drinks I could see this being a good place... Would not recommend for a professional dinner.

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 3/5

    Service: 2/5

    February 7, 2019

    It's improved quite a bit since last year, I'm particularly glad that they brought back St. Brenardus and Pilsner Urquell!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    December 13, 2018

    Post-work outing with work friends - perfect location and great service! So accommodating and patient, superb food and beer! Thanks!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    November 27, 2018

    Great server who gave us recommendations and was patient and welcoming when people from our group came late/when we added people to our table later on. Fantastic beer selection and good food!

    Ambiance: 3/5

    Cuisine: 4/5

    Service: 5/5

    November 10, 2018

    Very much enjoyed our dinner and the wide selection of beer.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    November 1, 2018

    Great restaurant with fantastic food. It is always a pleasure going here.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    October 25, 2018

    We loved the atmosphere. We were disappointed in the food. First off - they had a Halloween 'deal' for a pretzel and it wasn't the soft kind you get at the stadium, it was a little stick with some cheese around the bottom for $1.50. It wasn't a huge deal but definitely felt mislead and ripped off. I had tacos that I asked for no ranch/ no sauce. It came out with sauce so the server took it back. She came back out stating there was no sauce. I had to physically show how sauce came off on my finger. My husband and friend got steaks and it seems the cooks switched them as he wanted his medium and my friend wanted it well done. They did another steak for my husband which was still poor quality that we fed to our dog after. TLDR - go for drinks not for food.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 2/5

    Service: 4/5

    October 12, 2018

    We had more people than what we booked for and they accommodated us with a smile. The waitress was friendly, himourous and very attentive to our needs. The food was amazing.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    July 3, 2018

    Just popped in for drinks. Very quiet but good selection of beers

    Ambiance: 1/5

    Cuisine: 3/5

    Service: 4/5

    June 15, 2018

    The avocado bacon grilled cheese sandwich was delicious!

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 4/5

    Service: 4/5

    May 20, 2018

    Amazing food and drink every single time we come!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    May 15, 2018

    Service was excellent. Food - meh. Ordered grilled cheese avocado sandwich. Greasy. Restaurant had four people in it.

    Ambiance: 2/5

    Cuisine: 2/5

    Service: 5/5

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    A basement pub on Jasper Avenue, the Underground Tap & Grill is known for their vast and varied draft beer selection, but they also offer an incredibly original caesar: the Campfire Caesar. Likely dubbed campfire for its smoky barrel aged spirits, this take includes rye, Scotch and bourbon. Definitely different, but highly lauded as an amazing caesar.

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    Nachos you won’t want to share in Edmonton

    The pulled pork nachos here are not for the faint of heart. These bad boys are prepared with Underground’s Asian pulled pork and are stacked with fresh jalapeños, tomatoes, onions and loads and loads of cheese. You can get the vegetarian version but who are you kidding?

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    Edmonton pubs with gluten-free eats that delight

    There are tons of gluten-free options on the big menu at Underground Tap & Grill, all helpfully labelled. Appetizers, such as vegetable pakora, adobo buffalo duck wings, blackened sirloin tips, wings and poutine with duck confit, cheese curds and homemade duck gravy, will ensure your gluten-free friend won’t go hungry during girls’ night out. There are also several gluten-free salad choices on the menu, plus entrees, including polenta gnocchi, curry chicken stir-fry atop rice, pad Thai, sirloin steak, wild salmon and Cuban stew.

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