Calgary's food scene is on point. If you're not convinced, there's an official list to prove it. Canada's 100 Best Restaurants list just came out on Friday, June 19 and 10 beloved Calgary restaurants have made the cut.
As much as you love raving about your local food spots, it's good to get a reminder that these places are indeed some of Canada's best dining joints.
From restaurants that offer delectable Asian food to beautiful riverside cafes where you can sip exquisite wines, this list takes you through a journey of Calgary's finest and tastiest.
The list was compiled by votes from 103 judges across the country, each of whom submitted their own top ten list. The highest-ranked Calgary restaurant took its place in the 13th position.
Whether you're in the mood for greasy pizza or you like to fancy it up at a fine dining establishment, there will definitely be an eatery in town that will cater to all your needs and preferences.
Delivery and take-out have their own charms but don't forget that Calgary indeed has some unique and picturesque restaurants in its midst.
So the next time you're wondering if Calgary has any restaurants worth leaving the house for, you have your answer.
Bar Von Der Fels
Address: 1005A 1 St., S.W., Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: If you like your scallops and squid with a charming glass of wine, then this cozy establishment is the place for you.
Address: 2016 4 St., S.W., Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: This place's head chef is featured on Netflix's The Final Table so you know the Izakaya-oriented dishes at this spot are in high demand. Don't underestimate their tempting sake list either.
Address: 739 10 Ave S.W., Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: This vintage bar will treat you to the most delicious servings of pasta, pizza, and meats cooked in their special wood-burning oven. Their eggplant fries are to die for, too.
Ten Foot Henry
Address: 1209 1 St S.W., Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: This eatery serves up some incredible, unique variations of vegetable-heavy dishes, so you get your fill of nutritious, fresh, and unforgettable at the same time.
Address: 1011 1 St., S.W., Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: Their blended menu of Vietnamese and Korean-inspired dishes will make you want to spend all your money and take home enough leftovers to last you a week.
Address: 306 17 Ave.,. S.W., Calgary, Alberta
Why You Need To Go: Located in the heart of Victoria Park, this restaurant will impress you with beautiful, delicately-prepared dishes sourced locally.
Address: 308 17 Ave., S.W., Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: Their name might be a bit unconventional but the juicy burgers, fritters, and pierogies will appeal to any Calgarian looking to get their fill of meat.
Address: 510 17 Ave., S.W., Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: As the only new entry from Calgary, it's safe to say that this Asian-cuisine hotspot is already making waves through the city. If you're a fan of Szechuan-inspired seafood items, this is your food heaven.
Address: 1240 8 Ave., S.E., Calgary, Alberta
Why You Need To Go: Situated in a historic neighbourhood of Calgary, this diner will bring some classic European dishes to your table. And it doesn't hurt to enjoy your shrimp risotto with a tasty cocktail or two.
Address: 25 Prince's Island Park, Calgary, AB
Why You Need To Go: This beautiful restaurant has a phenomenal ambiance being that it's mostly outdoor and has fantastic garden views. The extensive charcuterie board will also make for the perfect brunch.