When the Calgary Stampede rolls around in the summer, the city gets treated to a massive variety of wild and crazy foods. Ther's more going on in the city than you'll find at Stampede and you can get a little crazy any time of year. We found some of the best crazy Calgary foods to put on your bucket list and you won't be sorry that you tried them.

From insanely decadent drinks to the most giant poutine you've ever seen in your life, Calgary is a foodie paradise. Whether you're looking for your next gut-busting challenge or you just want to impress some out-of-town friends who don't quite get the foodie scene in Calgary โ€” these spots are perfect for sharing with friends.

We're not advocating for attempting to eat all the craziness on this list. In fact, it might be a good idea to spread them all out over the course of a year. If you're a foodie who knows no boundaries, then you'll probably love this list.

Life is short and there's no reason to eat boring meals. Here are seven of the most insane foods in Calgary that you have to try at least once before you die:

Fairy Latte

Price: ๐Ÿ’ธ๐Ÿ’ธ

Cuisine: Cafe

Address: Espresso Cafe, 263 10 St. NW, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: These magical lattes swirl with colours you've never seen in a coffee cup before and they're wild.


Tubby Dog

Price: ๐Ÿ’ธ

Cuisine: Hot dogs

Address: Tubby Dog, 1022 17 Ave. SW, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: This classic Calgary spot is serving up hot dogs with toppings that know no bounds.


Giant Poutine

Price: ๐Ÿ’ธ๐Ÿ’ธ

Cuisine: Pub

Address: Multiple locations in Calgary

Why You Need To Go: You need to attempt this massive five-pound poutine with your friends at least once in your life! It even comes in a vegan version so there's no excuse to not eat the most Canadian dish ever in the most insane way ever.


SugarLips Shaved Ice

Price: ๐Ÿ’ธ

Cuisine: Desserts

Address: 910 Centre St. N, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: This Asian dessert sweet spot is serving massive bowls of colourful shaved ice that you won't be able to finish without a brain-freeze.


Red Tails Cajun Seafood Bar Platter

Price: ๐Ÿ’ธ๐Ÿ’ธ

Cuisine: Seafood

Address: 4515 Macleod Trail, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: Red Lobster has nothing on this Cajun-style seafood spot. Treat yourself to the signature platter and it's the craziest seafood meal ever.


Crazy Milkshakes

Price: ๐Ÿ’ธ

Cuisine: Burgers

Address: Multiple locations in Calgary

Why You Need To Go: There's milkshakes and then there are these monstrosities served at Regrub. It could take up to three people to eat the whole thing but it's so tasty you won't want to share.


Epic Caesars

Address: Social Beer Haus, 220 8 Ave. SW, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: We've heard of an olive in a martini, but these giant Caesars topped with burgers bring it to the next level.



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