Calgary displays an astronomic amount of culinary alternatives and there is not a single geographic region or specific cuisine which is not fairly represented there. May you be in search for a quick, yet fresh and well-balanced lunch, a tasteful brunch or a romantic candlelight dinner, the gastronomy of Calgary invites you to enjoy an infinite palette of pleasures.
The following list is pretty short and of course non-exhaustive, but it’s the result of long wanderings across Calgary’s districts, and an intense gastronomic hunting. These addresses represent, in our humble opinion, some of the absolute hedonistic acmes… A table !
Fishes and Sea fruits
Big Fish: Calgary’s unpretentious destination for seafood and fresh oysters! They serve lunch, weekend brunch and dinner in the cozy Blues dining room.
1112 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, Alberta
NOtaBLE: Charming and cosy in terms of atmosphere, the brunch here is a form of art. Benedict eggs served with rosemary remain inescapable. An absolute Must-try !
4611 Bowness Road NW, Calgary, Alberta
The Sultan’s Tent: Set in a traditional Marocco inspired decor, this restaurant appears to us an mandatory gastronomic stage, if you are looking for an intimate and romantic evening. Sensual and sophisticated dishes, deploying all the perfumes of Orient.
Main Floor, 4 – 14th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta
Charcut Roast House: This luxurious brasserie offers a refined ambiance, as well as an impeccable design and savory dishes. The Menu is largely promoting meat’s pleasures, which will certainly delight the amateurs. It will also appease your most carnivorous clients looking for great opportunities. After all, you’re also here to talk about business. Please note that this place has been ranked among the 50 greatest Canadian restaurants.
101, 899 Centre Street SW, Calgary, Alberta
Just to grab a bite
Holy Smoke BBQ: Dedicated to all barbecue fans – in a hurry – and adorers of home made delicate sauces: You came indeed to the right place for a quick lunch break. The pork roasted rips coast one dollar each and are simply awesome. An absolute delight !
420 – 16th Avenue NE, Calgary, Alberta.
Best gastronomic wishes! Bon appetit! Enjoy!
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