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13 New Restaurants In Calgary That You Need To Check Out ASAP

Tiny doughnuts and a restaurant with a hidden entrance!

Lately, it feels like there is a new spot to eat popping up every few weeks. To help you pick where to go next and to remind you of all the best spots that have opened in the city recently, we rounded up the best new restaurants in Calgary that you should check out this weekend. Instead of coming home after work and trying to whip together a tasty spread, why not check out one of the most recent foodie hot spots?

There is no shortage of fresh cafes and eateries that you'll want to discover in every corner of Calgary.

Recently, we just got a brand new spot where you'll have to find the secret entrance to get inside. If you manage to find your way in, you'll be surprised to discover it only has eight seats.

Meanwhile, if you crave matcha, you'll want to head over to Tsujiri. The popular chain finally opened a location in town and everything on their menu is green.

For a budget-friendly option, The Dapper Doughnut is a must-try. Here you can get mini doughnuts with all sorts of delicious topping. You don't need to wait until Stampede to enjoy mini doughnuts.

If you're looking for a new spot to check out this weekend or maybe you're still browsing for ideas for Valentine's Day, then this list will have you covered. 

D Spot Calgary

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Dessert

Address: 933 17 Ave. SW., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: It is a sugar lover's paradise, where you can get huge waffles covered in candy.

Free House

Price: 💸💸💸

Cuisine: Food and beer hall

Address: 1153 Kensington Crescent NW., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: They have a huge selection of craft beer along with a tasty selection of snacks, flatbreads and heartier dishes like pork schnitzel.

The Dapper Doughnut

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Doughnuts

Address: 3625 Shaganappi Drive NW., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: You can get six tiny and adorable mini doughnuts with tasty toppings for just $4.99.

Nupo

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Japanese

Address: 631 Confluence Way SE., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: If you love sushi, you'll want to check out this spot where you can get try the omakase experience where you get 12 pieces of sashimi selected by the chef.

Tsujiri 

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Japanese

Address: 205 16 Ave. NE., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: You can enjoy all matcha everything from parfaits, ice cream, shaved ice, floats, lattes and more.

Café Wisk

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Keto

Address: 1314B 9 Ave. SE., Inglewood, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: Calgary has a new tasty cafe where you can enjoy Keto-friendly foods and eat a little less carby.

Chix Eggshop

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Diner

Address: 624 6 Ave. SE., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: Inside the ALT Hotel East Village, Chix Eggshop is a fantastic spot to enjoy a tasty breakfast or brunch.

Flame Mountain BBQ

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Chinese barbecue

Address: 919 Centre St. NW. Unit C, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: You can fill up on tasty skewers of barbecued meat, seafood and vegetables.

Flores & Pine

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Canadian

Address: 254028 Bearspaw Rd., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: They have a wood-fired grill that they use to cook incredible steaks, crab legs, pork chops and more.

The Goose

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Canadian

Address: 7746 Elbow Dr. SW., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: Fill up on comfort food classics like burgers, poutine, meatballs, baked brie and more.

Hawthorn Dining Room

Price: 💸💸💸

Cuisine: Canadian

Address: 133 9 Ave SW, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: This majestic spot to go for afternoon tea or brunch with your friends on your "treat yourself" day

Cafe Alchemist

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Cafe

Address: 850 2 St. SW., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: This new cafe offers globally inspired gluten-free and vegetarian-friendly dishes and looks so modern.

Eight

Price: 💸💸💸

Cuisine: Canadian

Address: 631 Confluence Way, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: This tiny restaurant only has 8 seats and offers an incredible eight-course tasting menu. Plus, it's a hidden gem with a secret entrance so it's fun just to find the place.