Calgary Local Food Guides
Calgary Local Food Guides
10 Signature Dishes to Build a Trip Around
Calgary is full of restaurants offering almost every kind of cuisine imaginable, but there are a few dishes that are uniquely Calgarian. Whether you’re in town for a quick visit to connect with family and friends or planning a trip to explore the city’s vibrant restaurant scene, these 10 dishes are must-tries that are not only delicious but worth building a trip around.
Quintessential Calgary Restaurants
Local food writer, Elizabeth Chorney-Booth, takes you to 14 classic Calgary restaurants that serve up some real local flavour.
Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Calgary
Treat yourself to these fine dining restaurants for the perfect date night or special occasion!
Calgary’s Best Steakhouses
Calgary has long tried to show the world it’s more than a meat and potatoes town. While a vibrant culinary community has developed, featuring all kinds of cuisine, we are indeed a city that knows our steak.
Where to find some of the best non-meat options in and around Calgary.
Calgary’s Best Pizza
Pizza can be a very controversial topic. We all have our preferences when it comes to crust thickness, crispiness, the type and distribution of toppings and where the cheese is layered in relation to the sauce. Pizza is personal, but whether you’re looking for a family pizza night or a sophisticated meal, restaurants on this list are bound to suit your pizza fancy when you’re looking for a slice in Calgary.
Calgary Food Tour with Kim’s Convenience
CBC’s Kim’s Convenience stars Andrew Phung and Paul Sun-Hyung Lee take you on a Calgary Food Tour with Daily Hive Calgary.
Best Mexican Food
Whether it’s tacos, burritos or enchiladas, a hole-in-the-wall taqueria or a sit-down fiesta dinner, Calgary loves its Mexican food.
Some say that the test of a truly great restaurant is how well they do a burger. The beauty of a beef patty wedged inside a bun with toppings ranging from simple ketchup and cheese to house made aioli or a fried egg is hard for a carnivore to resist, and Calgary has more than its fair share of excellent burgers.
Calgary’s Best Soups
Many of our best restaurants regularly have seasonal soups on the menu, but these reliable standards promise to warm and nourish whenever you’re in need of a steamy and savoury pick-me-up to warm your body and your soul.
BBQ in Calgary
Calgary is home to delicious barbecue joints, guaranteed to give you a lip smacking, finger licking experience. Whether you’re a barbecue veteran or ready to try smoky eats for the first time, it’s a great time to dig into the best barbeque in Calgary.