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River Cafe, the small, tranquil restaurant is located in a refurbished building among the trees, lawns and wildlife of Prince's Island Park. Surrounded by the Bow River, the setting alone is enough to draw you to its charms. But that isn't all this hot spot has to offer; it features one of the best menus in the city, with wood-fired regional cuisine offering specialties such as Noble Farms duck breast and Honeycrisp apple flatbread. Reserve a table at this cafe for weekend brunch and you won't walk away disappointed with the quality of food served. People dining here don't mind paying a little more for this cafe's winning combination of ambiance and seasonal flavor.
OEB Breakfast Co is the brainchild of chef Mauro Martina and is a popular breakfast and brunch spot in town since 2009. Their artisan breads are baked fresh daily and doesn't have any sort of preservatives while their eggs are procured from their own chicken farm. And only use naturally raised meat. The result is delicious wholesome goodness that will delight your tummy and is easy on your wallet.
Located in the Bridgeland neighborhood, Blue Star Diner was opened in the year 2011. It offers wholesome breakfasts and lunch meals, prepared with locally sourced ingredients. Pancakes and Eggs Benny are the two most loved breakfast items from their menu, while their chicken wings and burger range is wildly popular as well. The interiors are cozily decorated and the staff is polite and friendly.
A little respite from the biting winds of Calgary winters can be found inside the cozy crannies of this pub. Built on three levels with a dining area, bar and loft, there's plenty of choice in seating arrangements and noise levels. Traditionalists' dreams come true with this homey establishment's exposed beams set in white plastered walls and sturdy oaken furniture, along with its selection of 10 specialty beers and ales. The air is relatively smoke-free, without the choking cloud often present in busy pubs. According to the staff, the sliced beef sandwich is the best in Calgary, although the fish and chips are a contender, too. Whether you're looking for a satisfying lunch or a night of conversation, this little pub is certain to please.
Located in Beltline in the midst of the eclectic restaurant scene in the city, Red's has a significant amount of competition. But the diner has already distinguished itself from the others thanks to its refreshing approach to being an excellent place for breakfasts and lunches. Everything about the diner is well thought-out right from the cheerfully bright interiors and contemporary decor, atypical of a breakfast place to the artful touches throughout (check out the bright pink sofa outside). The exposed brick walls add great charm to the warmly lit interiors. The menu is comprised of breakfast favorites from eggs to sandwiches. A number of vegetarian and healthy options on the menu cater to the health-conscious. With the breakfast menu being available all-day and a dedicated lunch menu of salads, burgers, poutine and much more, Red's is one of the best places for breakfast in the city.
If you are looking for a tasty brunch spot in Calgary, look no further than Monki Breakfast Club & Bistro. The trendy joint serves up a delicious brunch menu complete with classics like Eggs Benedict, brisket and sausage served in a mini cast iron skillet, and sugary French Toast. Guests can tuck into a private table or pool a stool up to the counter, where they can peruse the massive collection of hot sauces lined up behind the bar. For those who prefer a little booze with their brunch, Monki Breakfast Club & Bistro has plenty to offer, including variations on the classic mimosa and a truly decadent morning sundae. While you may have to wait for a table on the weekends, this spot whips a breakfast menu that is truly worth the wait.
Walk into WURST and you’ll be overcome by a warm and rustic Bavarian vibe. A restaurant and a beer garden wrapped into one, this joint has plenty of fun up its sleeve. Get your fill of delicious German dishes, from pretzels to bratwurst, jagerschnitzel and more. Wash it down with some of their flavorsome selection of European beers. Their hearty brunch is worth a try, too. One can also book the premises for private parties and celebrations.
Visitors to the Belmont Diner can pull up a vinyl stool and tuck in to some delicious breakfast foods at this beloved local diner. The diner, which features tile floors, 100-year-old booths, a long counter where guests can order food, is known as both a great breakfast joint and as a spot that the whole family can enjoy. the diner serves both breakfast and lunch, though skipping out on breakfast items like their special Eggs Benedict may not be in your best interest. While at the diner, be sure to try one of their delicious milkshakes, which come in traditional flavors like chocolate and strawberry, as well as more unique flavors like apple pie.
Open kitchen, trendy decor and classy presentation defines the dining experience at NOtaBLE. The stylish vibe is reflective of an indisputable culinary passion which they proudly bask in. With monthly additions on the menu, great signature dishes, and a charming wine list, NOtaBLE distinguishes itself quite well in the locality. Another NOtaBLE feature is the dynamic private dining space, which is a preferred spot for corporate gatherings and family receptions. A meal at NOtaBLE is definitely going to be a remarkable affair, end it with their Stilton Cheesecake.