calgary restaurants

Calgary is a fantastic place to wine and dine and the range and standard of restaurants is simply outstanding. Calgary restaurants cater to locals and visitors alike with cuisine from all corners of the world. It is no wonder that dining out has become one of Calgary’s favorite pastimes!

Please view our list of recommended Calgary restaurants below, categorized by cuisine.

Calgary Italian Restaurants


Set in a former banking hall in downtown Calgary. Fine Italian cuisine with carefully chosen, mostly local ingredients. Winner of the Wine Spectator “Best of Award of Excellence” for 2008.
For more information visit
200 8th Ave SE Calgary, Alberta
Tel: 403 290 1012

Il Giardino

Located on the trendy 17th Ave SW, fun atmosphere, friendly hospitality, and reasonable prices.
For more information visit
344 17th Ave. SW, Calgary Alberta
Tel: 403 541 0088

Calgary Fine Dining

River Cafe

Probably the most beautiful and unusual location of any Calgary restaurant, on a traffic-free island in the middle of the city. Exceptionally fine “seasonally Canadian cuisine”.
For more information visit
Located in Prince’s Island Park, access from Jaipur Bridge from Eau Claire Market at 3rd St SW
Tel: 403 261 7670

The Belvedere

Modern stylish restaurant in the heart of downtown Calgary. Exceptional service, serving Hâute Cuisine in a New York atmosphere.
For more information visit
107 - 8th Ave. SW, Calgary Alberta
Tel: 403 265 9595

Calgary Pub Food

Wild Wood

Located in the trendy 4th St area of Calgary, downstairs is a brew pub with a selection of fine ales and gourmet pub style food. Upstairs is the Grill with a more sophisticated dining experience and the same great beer.
For more information visit
2417 4th St SW, Calgary Alberta
Tel: 403 228 9113

Ceilis on 7th

Lively Irish pub with good pub food in the heart of downtown.
For more information visit
803 - 8th Ave SW, Calgary Alberta
Tel: 403 265 1200

Calgary Indian Restaurants

Taj Mahal

Located on Macleod trail in the south of Calgary. Authentic cuisine made in an Indian clay oven and an Indian inspired setting.
For more information visit
4816 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary Alberta
Tel: 403 243 6362

Glory of India

Located right in the centre of Calgary. Meticulous blending and preparation of spices result in truly auhtentic cuisine from the north of India.
For more information visit
515 - 4th Ave SW, Calgary Alberta
Tel: 403 263 8804

Calgary Canadian Restaurants

Blink Restaurant & Bar

Historic setting in the heart of downtown Calgary. Contemporary food influenced by local Alberta produce.
For more information visit
111 8th Ave SW, Calgary Alberta
Tel: 403 263 5330

Buzzard’s Restaurant & Bar

Famous cowboy style restaurant in the centre of Calgary for over 28 years. Great for AAA Alberta steaks and buffalo ribs!
For more information visit
140 - 10th Ave SW, Calgary Alberta
Tel: 403 264 6959

Calgary Chinese Restaurants


Long standing restaurant in Calgary’s Chinatown. Great food, lively atmosphere and reasonable prices.
For more information visit
115, 2nd Avenue SE, 2nd Floor, Calgary Alberta
Tel: 403 266 2234

Buddha’s Veggie Restaurant

Located in the south of Calgary. Excellent vegetarian food with no MSG.
For more information visit
5802 Macleod Trail South, Calgary Alberta
Tel: 403 252 8830