15 Calgary Restaurants to Follow on Instagram

These restaurants don’t just make pastries, tacos and pasta – they take great photos of them too.

Most people eat with their eyes as much as their mouths, which explains why local restaurant and food feeds are so popular on Instagram. These 15 Calgary restaurants are no different, and are well worth a follow if you love looking at mouthwatering pancakes, burgers, pastries and more.


If I must ?

A photo posted by Alforno Bakery & Cafe (@alfornobakery) on

Alforno Bakery & Cafe, a Teatro Group restaurant located in Eau Claire, features the ultimate food trio in its photos: pasta, pizza and pastries.



This Marda Loop breakfast spot doesn’t post a lot, but when they do, it’s often a shot of its latest pancake art to make it onto a plate. Mermaids, zebras, Darth Vadar — you name it, they’ve made it and taken a picture of it.



Clive Burger‘s photos of burgers, milkshakes and fries are great on their own, but when they’re accompanied by these fun figures, the cuteness is taken to the next level.



Featuring perfectly arranged boards of poutine and chicken and waffles, Fryday Poutine‘s feed is a collage of tastiness.



If there’s one thing that Home & Away‘s feed demonstrates, it’s that food and sports go together perfectly. Chef Mike Pigot’s plates of food are often complemented by the restaurant’s sporty decor or paraphernalia in the background.



A perfectly plated dish is a true art form, and it’s safe to say that Market has mastered that art. Between the photos of beautiful dishes and jewel-like bonbons, the food photos this restaurant posts look almost too good to eat. Almost.



Taco Tuesday! $2.50 Tacos de Guisados allllll day! #YYC #yycfood #yyceats #capturecalgary #bmexfamily #yycliving #yycnow #tacotuesday

A photo posted by Native Tongues Taqueria (@nativetonguesyyc) on

We never get tired of looking at trays of delicious tacos. Or any of the other dishes Native Tongues Taqueria posts photos of, actually.



Your afternoon (healthy) pick-me-up is waiting! Fresh kale salads now available at our market and at @crujuice ??

A photo posted by OUR DAILY BRETT (@ourdailybrett) on

From the salads to the sandwiches, this local eatery and catering company knows how to make good looking food. Those who appreciate photos of food in repetition or symmetry will also find plenty to enjoy on this feed.



Because one is never enough. #REGRUB ?: @mocha_vanilla_lil_lattes

A photo posted by RE:GRUB (@regrub_love) on

Photos of burgers and over-top milkshakes dominate the feed of Re:grub, and we don’t mind one bit.



Dedicated to serving local, seasonal fare, River Cafe manages to capture the essence of its mandate in its Instagram feed too. Photos of the food, leafy greens from the garden and the riverside patio make this feed a joy to look at.



Open today! Happy long weekend!

A photo posted by Sidewalk Citizen Bakery (@sidewalkcitizen) on

We never get tired of looking at photos of freshly made bread and pastries, especially when Sidewalk Citizen Bakery makes them.



On Ten Foot Henry‘s feed, photos of veggie-focused fare are interspersed with fun shots of Henry himself in comic form. You never know when he’ll be popping up in your feed.



Warning: You may experience cravings for the food at The Nash in Inglewood after perusing this feed of amazing dishes.



Calories don’t count on Friday… Right?

A photo posted by Vendome Cafe (@vendomeyyc) on

One look at some of the food spreads in Vendome Cafe‘s feed and you’ll be calling your five closest friends to go for brunch.



Our Blueberry Coconut No Cream Pie is dairy free and is a must have from our Good Life Cabinet! #staywise #eatwright

A photo posted by Wise & Wright Inc (@wiseandwright) on

Featuring well-shot photos of its food, drinks and patrons (most of which feature a similiar colour palette), Wise & Wright‘s feed is very pleasing to the eye.

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