Calgary Food and Drinks

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The Best Bars in CalgaryCalgary has a great night life, but what makes it so good? Its their wide selection of bars and restaurants that will spoil you for choice. Here are some to try out when in the Calgary area.

The Vicious Circle

Offers food for thought with the interior decor and art that lines the walls. They have a bar to cater for your drink needs and 140 different martinis to choose from. The food menu is etched on sheet metal slabs and includes pizza, salads, pasta and international appetizers.


Whether you are looking for a venue for a corporate banquet, a formal event or a memorable date night, NOtaBLE in Northern Calgary is an excellent choice. You will discover plenty of artisanal and creative food, along with a great atmosphere.


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The Best Coffee Shops All Throughout CalgaryMumbled chatter of visitors, the clattering tinker of cups on saucers, and the droning hum of the espresso machine… you can almost smell the roasted beans from here! Cafés are truly a place where we can relax, unwind, and be productive. They are not simply a place where we grab a hot beverage and hit the road; it is a meeting spot, a first date tradition, and a locale to breathe deeply over a steaming cup of Joe!

Of the many cafés in Calgary, each has its own distinct culture and home comforts. Some offer a wide selection of baked goods and others embrace you in a greenery-filled environment. Are you looking for a place to kick back, an area to hold a meeting, or perhaps a cozy nook to go for a date? Take a look at these top 10 local cafés in

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The Best Patios in CalgaryDo you love a good rooftop patio night to enjoy drinks or an afternoon treat? It’s fun to be out in the sun with great food and drinks and Calgary has some excellent options for you to enjoy. Here is a look at the best patios and what you can enjoy while sitting there.


This patio is one of the favourites of Calgarians and provides a great place to dine. They are celebrating their 25th year and you can enjoy the secluded courtyard patio here. The lights wrap around large tree trunks and provide a beautiful, warm ambiance.

Sho Sushi

Sho Sushi is features a small, intimate patio that can seat 14. It’s a quiet area elevated outside with a glass enclosure. Relax on the patio with your favourite sushi.

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Weird and Unique Food in Calgary

It is easy to get tired of the ‘same-old same-old’ routine when it comes to meals. Calgary has become a culinary powerhouse with top chefs opening new and exciting restaurants all the time – some of which are labeled as ‘pop-up’ with limited time to enjoy. Calgarian’s tastes are becoming more eclectic and locals are craving something unique, something strange. Check out some of the most unique eats of Calgary food and spice up your mealtime excursions!

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Tubby Dog

Price Range: $

Location: 1022 17th Avenue SW

Crowd Favourites: Tubby Dog, A-Bomb, and PBJ

When you think of hot dogs do you imagine a sausage in a bun with ketchup and mustard?

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The Most Famous Restaurants in CalgaryCalgary's most famous restaurants are a mixture of establishments with long, storied histories and some newcomers to the scene that have quickly made a name for themselves in the region. Here are four top restaurants that Calgarians are raving about.

River Café—25 Prince's Island Park

With a focus on hyper-local fine dining, superior service and lovely riverside setting, it's no surprise that River Café has continued to flourish and remain relevant for over 25 years. Once guests cross the footbridge and approach this upscale woodland lodge, they are figuratively transferred into another world graced with relaxed elegance—and incredibly crafted foods and wines.

River Café enjoys regular accolades as one of Canada's Top 10 by Wine Enthusiast

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The Best Lunch Restaurants in CalgaryEnjoy some amazing eateries around the Calgary area. While you're out shopping or partaking in some activities, you will want to grab a bite to eat. Here are some places that are open for lunch, and have some delicious menu options. Your sure to find what your craving in Calgary.


If the occasion calls for something a little nicer, Belvedere is the place to go. This fine dining restaurant is housed in an old structure that use to be a bank. The atmosphere is enchanting, with the décor and offerings. There is a lounging area separate from the dining area, which adds to the fine dining experience.

Menu options are a mixture of flavours, including exotic and unique. Dishes such as rack of lamb in artichoke crust with peppermint beet

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The Best Pubs in Calgary ABThere’s no place like a local pub to wind down at after a long day. You can grab a large pint and some tasty pub food, all while catching up on all the local news. Friendly and inviting, pubs are a natural hangout for all treks of life and enjoy one another’s company. Here are some pubs in Calgary worth a visit.

Local on 8th

Whether you stop in for a meal or just come for one of the beers, you will enjoy the unique design of the interior of the Local on 8th. This is a part of a gastro pub chain that started in Vancouver in 2009. Some of the things you will find on the menu are perfect for a light snack, such as the tuna poke. They have a patio and will certainly become one of the hot spots in the summer months.

The Bank and Baron P.U.B.

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The Best Kid-Friendly Attractions in CalgaryFor families with young children, Calgary is akin to a playground. There's something for children of all ages, stages and interests. Whether a family is visiting with a young child who is passionate about history, or they are bringing a brood of children to have a fun day at the amusement park, there's a place to go that is perfect for them.

These places give families the opportunity to make lifelong memories together, and to enjoy quality time with one another in the city. These are the best things to do in Calgary with kids:

Kayben Farms' Sunshine Adventure Park

The Kayben Farms' Sunshine Adventure Park is a seasonal Calgary theme park that is less focused on rides, thrills and games and rather prioritizes play in a natural environment.

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