Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Calgary

Al Forno Cafe & Bakery

This ultra-modern, super-comfortable cafe is the kind of place you'll want to hang out all day. Beer on tap, carafes of wine and excellent coffee won't discourage you from lingering, nor will magazines, comfy sofas …
Top Choice Canadian in Calgary

Market

With an earthy yet futuristic feel, award-winning Market has gone a step further in the fresh-local trend. Not only does it bake its own bread, it butchers and cures meat, makes cheese and grows 16 varieties of heir…
Top Choice Breakfast in Calgary

1886 Buffalo Cafe

This is a true salt-of-the-earth diner in the high-rise-dominated city center. Built in 1911 and the only surviving building from the lumber yard once here, the interior feels fairly authentic with family photos and…
Fusion in Calgary

Rouge

One of the city's most celebrated restaurants, Rouge is located in a historic 1891 mansion in Inglewood. It's to hard to get a table, but once inside, enjoy the inspired, sustainable food and exceptional fit-for-a-k…
Seafood in Calgary

Catch

The problem for any saltwater fish restaurant in landlocked Calgary is that if you're calling it fresh, it can't be local. Overcoming the conundrum, the lively, ever-popular Catch, situated in an old bank building o…
Italian in Calgary

Teatro

In a regal bank building next to the Epcor Centre of Performing Arts, Teatro has an art nouveau touch with its marble bar top, swirling metalwork and high-backed curved sofas. Dishes are works of art and fuse Italia…
Bakery in Calgary

Jelly Modern Doughnuts

Bright pink and sugary-smelling, Jelly Modern has grabbed the initiative on weird doughnut flavors. The maple and bacon or bourbon vanilla varieties won't help ward off any impending heart attacks, but they'll make …
Canadian in Calgary

Simmons Mattress Factory

This old brick factory is breathing new life into Inglewood, where you can have all of your culinary cravings satisfied: Charbar's upstairs and rooftop restaurant serves incredible meals straight from the fire pit, …
Deli in Calgary

Myhre's Deli

Satisfying meat cravings for 15 years, this deli's mahogany interior and vintage signs are restored from the Palace of Eats, a Stephen Ave institution from 1918 to 1964. Well-filled smoked Montreal meat sandwiches a…
Fusion in Calgary

Blink

It's true, you could miss this small oasis tucked along a busy street and that would be a shame. Inside this trendy gastro haven, an acclaimed chef oversees an ever-evolving menu of fine dishes like smoked ricotta r…