Best Restaurants 2016: The List and Map

More than 60 restaurants were recognized in the 13th Annual Best Restaurants Awards.

 

 

The 10 Best Tried and True Restaurants

 

1. Rouge

1240 8 Ave. S.E., 403-531-2767, rougecalgary.com

2. Anju

344 17 Ave. S.W., 403-460-3341, anju.ca

3. Bonterra Trattoria

1016 8 St. S.W., 403-262-8480, bonterra.ca

4. Raw Bar

119 12 Ave. S.W., 403-206-9565, rawbaryyc.ca

5. Model Milk

308 17 Ave. S.W., 403-265-7343, modelmilk.ca

6. Catch & the Oyster Bar

100 8 Ave. S.E., 403-206-0000, catchrestaurant.ca

7. River Cafe

25 Prince’s Island Park, 403-261-7670, river-cafe.com

8. Blink

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

9. Alloy

220 42 Ave. S.E., 403-287-9255, alloydining.com

10. Mercato

2224 4 St. S.W., 403-263-5535, mercatogourmet.com

The 10 Best New Restaurants

 

1. Pigeonhole

306 17 Ave. S.W., 403-452-4694, pigeonholeyyc.ca

2. Charbar

618 Confluence Way S.E., 403-452-3115, charbar.ca

3. Native Tongues

235 12 Ave. S.W., 403-263-9444, nativetongues.ca

4. Suzette Brittany Bistro

2210 4 St. S.W., 403-802-0036, bistrosuzette.ca

5. Parc Cafe and Brasserie

818 16 Ave. S.W., 403-454-2700, parccalgary.com

6. Carino Riserva

2206 4 St. S.W., 403-454-7668, carinoriserva.ca

7. Proof

1302 1 St. S.W., 403-246-2414, proofyyc.com

8. The Nash

925 11 St. S.E., 403-984-3365, thenashyyc.com

9. One18 Empire

820 Centre St. S.E., 403-269-0299, one18empire.com

10. Modern Steak

107 10a St. N.W., 403-670-6873, modernsteak.ca

Best Brunch

 

1. OEB Breakfast Co.

824 Edmonton Tr. N.E., 403-278-3447, eatoeb.com

2. Monki

1301 10 Ave. S.W., 587-352-7131

3. Blue Star Diner

809 1 Ave. N.E., 403-261-9998, bluestardiner.ca

Best Chinese

 

1. Szechuan Restaurant

320 16 Ave. N.W., 403-276-8876

2. Cafe 100%

656 Country Hills Rd. N.W., 403-460-3728

3. Great Taste

123 2 Ave. S.E., 403-265-9880, greattastecalgary.com

Best for Cocktails and Food

(These restaurants aren’t ranked and are instead listed alphabetically.)

Bar C

340 17 Ave. S.W., 403-984-3667, bar-c.ca

 

Cannibale

813 1 Ave. N.E., 403-454-5808, cannibale.ca

Proof

1302 1 St. S.W., 403-246-2414, proofyyc.com

Best Downtown

 

1. Catch & the Oyster Bar

100 8 Ave. S.E., 403-206-0000, catchrestaurant.ca

2. Blink

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

3. Charcut

101, 899 Centre St. S.W., 403-984-2180, charcut.com

Best Fast Casual

(These restaurants aren’t ranked and are instead listed alphabetically.)

Abe’s

30 Market Blvd. S.E., 587-254-0539, abesfood.ca

 

Butcher and the Baker

250 6 Ave. S.W., 403-265-7765, butcherbakeryyc.com

Tuk Tuk Thai

636 17 Ave. S.W., 403-455-0999, tuktukthai.com

Watercress Express

1322 17 Ave. S.W., 403-455-6222

Best Gastropubs/Beer Halls

(These restaurants aren’t ranked and are instead listed alphabetically.)

Libertine Public House

223 8 Ave. S.W., 403-265-3665, thelibertine.ca

National

Four Calgary locations, ntnl.ca

Wurst

2437 4 St. S.W., 403-245-2345, wurst.ca

Best Indian

 

1. Namskar

202 16 Ave. N.E., 403-230-4447, namskar.ca

2. Mirchi

825 12 Ave. S.W., 403-245-3663

3. Rajdoot

2424 4 St. S.W., 403-245-0181, rajdoot.ca

Best Italian

 

1. Bonterra

1016 8 St. S.W., 403-262-8480, bonterra.ca

2. Scopa

2220 Centre St. N., 403-276-2030, scopacalgary.com

3. Sugo

1214 9 Ave. S.E., 403-263-1115, sugo.ca

Best Mexican

 

1. Native Tongues

235 12 Ave. S.W., 403-263-9444, nativetongues.ca

2. El Charrito Taqueria

808 Edmonton Tr. N.E., 403-478-2924

3. La Vida Loca

1129 17 Ave. S.W., 587-349-1400, lavidaloca.ca

Best Pizza

 

1. Posto Pizzeria and Bar

1014 8 St. S.W., 403-263-4876, posto.ca

2. Double Zero

Chinook Centre, 403-457-7677; doublezeropizza.ca

3. Una

618 17 Ave. S.W., 403-453-1183, unapizzeria.com

Best Steak

 

1. Modern Steak

107 10A St. N.W., 403-670-6873, modernsteak.ca

2. Wellingtons of Calgary

10325 Bonaventure Dr. S.E., 403-278-5250, wellingtonsofcalgary.com

3. Vintage Chophouse & Tavern

320 11 Ave. S.W., 403-262-7262, vintagechophouse.com

Best Sushi

 

1. Sushi Bar Zipang

1010 1 Ave. N.E., 403-262-1888, zipang.ca

2. Sho Sushi

7212 Macleod Tr. S.E., 403-252-5199, shosushi.ca

3. Goro + Gun

225 7 Ave. S.W., 403-237-5596, goroandgun.ca

Best Thai

 

1. Thai Sa-on

351 10 Ave. S.W., 403-264-3526, thai-sa-on.com

2. White Elephant

1808 19 St. N.E., 403-457-1172, whiteelephantcuisinecalgary.com

3. Juree’s Thai

2055 16 Ave. N.W., 403-264-6477, jureesthaiplace.com

Best for Wine and Food

(These restaurants aren’t ranked and are instead listed alphabetically.)

Anew Table

3574 Garrison Gate S.W., 403-727-1277, anewtable.ca

Avec Bistro

(Now closed)

Divino

(Now closed)

Vin Room

2310 4 St. S.W., 403-457-5522, vinroom.com

Hidden Gems

(These restaurants aren’t ranked and are instead listed alphabetically.)

Ambrosia Veggie House

1009 4 Ave. S.W., 587-350-8848, ambrosiaveggie.com

Bazille

Chinook Centre, 587-291-2000, restaurants.nordstrom.com

Himalayan

3218 17 Ave. S.W., 403-984-3384, himalayancuisine.ca

Inti Modern Peruvian

(Now closed)

Tamarind Vietnamese Grill & Noodle House

1111 6 Ave. S.W., 403-262-6644

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