Calgary Food and Drinks

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The Best Patios to Visit in Calgary, AB

Summer in Calgary is like no other season!

As Calgarians like to joke, there are only a limited number of ‘days’ to capture those blue-skies and partake in summer activities. And of course, of the many activities to do in the city this season, having cool drinks and soaking in the warm sunshine on Calgary patios is at the top of the list. Looking for a place to unwind for an afternoon or evening? Here are some of the best Calgary patios that will give you the vitamin D you need and allow you to relax all day long!

National on 8th

Of all the Calgary patios situated on rooftops, the most popular would be National on 8th. National on 8th is actually known as western Canada’s largest rooftop patio and is beloved by those who live for the Calgary

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The Best Local and independent Grocery Stores in CalgaryWhether you're searching for organic or International food, you can find it all throughout the Calgary area. Many great grocery stores and markets carry some of the top Italian foods and other foods from around the world. Here are some of the top choices for your grocery needs in Calgary.

Kalamata Grocery Store - 421 11 Street SW

Open seven days a week, from 8am to 9pm, Kalamata is a great place to pick up unique items from great feta cheese to olives and everything in between, this is a specialty store with plenty of excellent foods. They carry a wide variety of imported items without the high price. Whether you're planning a picnic or a homemade dessert, you can find some of the best ingredients here.

Linda's Italian Market - 2202 Centre

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Calgary's Best French FoodWhen it comes to food, French cuisine has always been a step above the rest, and Calgary is one of the best places to explore traditional French fare. This city is packed with some of the country's best French dining spots that friends and family can enjoy. Here are just a few of the best French restaurants in Calgary perfect for anyone looking to explore new and refined tastes.

La Chaumière

Whether you want to converse with your guest or with other diners, La Chaumière is one of the best spots. They provide carpeted floors and high ceilings, which makes for a peaceful atmosphere. The noise doesn't carry like it does in some restaurants and the music is actually kept in the background. Enjoy classic French dishes here, along with plenty of

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The Best Diners in CalgaryWhen you visit a diner, you can expect to get some great home-style comfort food that inspires nostalgia and lets you walk away feeling satisfied. In Calgary, the diners are no different, and if you want some traditional fare for your next meal, you should try one of these great Calgary diners.

Blackfoot Diner

On weekends, patrons of Calgary’s much-loved Blackfoot Diner are lined up out the door. The Inglewood landmark serves up legendary breakfasts, sensational hot turkey sandwiches and the finest flapper pie in the West. You know a restaurant must be good when it’s celebrated more than 60 years of good food.

Going back to 1956, the first diner was called the Royalite Oil after the Calgary company that built the Blackfoot Truck Stop in

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The Best Calgary Vegetarian RestaurantsIf you're vegetarian or vegan, it can sometimes be hard to find food that's safe to eat. Fortunately, Calgary has a number of delectable vegetarian options scattered all throughout the city.

Try one of these delicious Calgary vegetarian restaurants today.

Ambrosia Veggie House

Ambrosia Veggie House is a Pan Asian Chinese establishment that strives to be the best vegan restaurant in Calgary. It also specializes in Taiwanese and Cantonese according to the reports from TripAdvisor. You will need to join in with all the great reviews given by its customers. The food, atmosphere, service, and value are highly rated.

Ambrosia enjoys promoting the vegetarian lifestyles and is open for lunch, Thursday through Monday from 11am to 2pm. It reopens

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The Best Breakfast Restaurants in CalgaryNo matter the time of day, sometimes there is nothing more delicious than breakfast, be it breakfast for breakfast or breakfast for dinner. When the craving for breakfast food hits, look no further than these Calgary breakfast restaurants to get your fill of eggs, waffles, and more.

EggsOasis

Located on Mainstreet in Airdrie, Alberta is a fantastic eating establishment called EggsOasis. Operating hours are Monday through Sunday 6 am to 3 pm. Lunch specials are served Monday through Friday beginning at 11am.

Two perfectly poached eggs served on a fresh English muffin covered in hollandaise sauce is a favourite among diners at EggsOasis. Don’t prefer poached eggs? No problem. There is something for every diner’s preference at EggsOasis.

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The Best Food Trucks in Calgary, ABFood Trucks will soon be taking to the Calgary streets again and residents will have their choice of about 39 different food trucks throughout the area. However, not all of the trucks can make the list of the best in Calgary. Here are some of the top choices to try this year.

Bun Boys

A new choice with plenty of great Vietnamese cuisine, Bun Boys serves banh mi, noodles, salad rolls and more. They are most-known for lemongrass chicken banh mi.

Mighty Skillet

This food truck is a great place to enjoy lunch with burgers and smoked beef poutine. They are another new choice in Calgary this year and one you should try.

Jelly Modern Doughnuts

If you love a great doughnut, this is the truck for you. They actually call it the "Jelly Van"

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The Best Italian Food in CalgaryFinding great Italian restaurants can provide a fun night out. Calgary has plenty of choices for pasta and other Italian dishes. Here are a few of the best.

La Brezza Ristorante

Have you visited La Brezza Ristorante since you arrived to Calgary? La Brezza Ristorante is an amazing Italian restaurant in Calgary noted as one of the most popular options for Italian in town. It’s actually won TripAdvisor’s #1 spot for most popular Italian for years in a row.

They serve home-cooked Italian food and have been doing so for the past 25 years. You can stop in for lunch, dinner or a late night cocktail over at 990 1st Avenue Northeast in Calgary. Here is a look at the menu and what to expect during a night out at La Brezza.

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The Best Steakhouses in CalgaryThere is nothing like the taste of a big juicy steak. Calgary has plenty of steakhouses to choose from. Here are some that you will want to try out when in the Calgary area.

Caesar's Steak House Ltd

For decades the Caesar’s Steak House has served the Calgary area. When dining here, you will truly feel like you have taken a step back in time when Caesar ruled his empire. To set the atmosphere, the decor includes columns, red leather chairs, and dark trimmings.

Caesar’s has two levels, which includes a dining room and a lounge. Menu options such as Charcoal-broiled steak and sautéed scampi are the main attractions at this restaurant. Other items that you will find on the menu include seafood, chicken, Chateaubriand and ribs. Four course

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The Best Bars in Calgary

Calgary 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.

NOtaBLE

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.

The food is a bit pricey, but you will have food like nowhere else. Although their menu is quite diverse, serving lunch, dinner, and brunch, they are most known for their rotisserie menu and their burger of the month.

NOtaBLE can get busy, so reservations are recommended. There are large banquet tables

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