Best Restaurants in Downtown Calgary

The next time you're downtown, eat at one of these local restaurants.

A selection from the five-course chef’s tasting menu at Teatro.

Photograph by Jared Sych


*Listed in alphabetical order.

  • Blink

    Blink’s warm, inviting decor, nicely spaced tables, fine service and consistently excellent Alberta regional cuisine make it a perfect choice for a business lunch or romantic dinner.

    111 8 Ave. S.W., 403-263-5330,


  • Charcut Roast House

    A carnivore’s delight, this modern, stylish roast house has been a favourite among locals and visitors since it opened to critical acclaim in 2010. For a midday meal, order the express lunch and get warm cookies and coffee to go!

    101, 899 Centre St. S., 403-984-2180,


  • Teatro

    The elegant, stately dining room provides the perfect backdrop for Teatro’s contemporary Italian menu. Complemented by a massive wine list and very professional servers, lunch or dinner is more than just a meal here; it’s an experience. 

    200 8 Ave. S.E., 403-290-1012,


This article appears in the March 2018 issue of Avenue Calgary. Subscribe here.


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