Where to Find Nacho Deals Every Day in Calgary

Get happy hour nachos or half-price nachos for as low as $7.25.

The Korean nachos at Madison's 12|12.

Photograph by Jared Sych


Nachos are pretty much always a good deal — even at around $30 — since you usually need about three people to finish a platter. But they’re even better when they’re a really good deal. Here’s where to get nachos for less every day of the week. Plus, most of these spots also offer deals on cocktails and beer at the same time. 


Blanco Cantina

Deal: Half-price nachos ($7.50 to $15.50)

When to get the deal: Every day from 3 to 5 p.m. 

During the daily “Halfy Hour” at Blanco Cantina, you can get half-price nachos from 3 to 5 p.m. Build your own or get the tuna poke nachos (guac included). There's also half-price tequila and margaritas and beer are $6. 

723 17 Ave. S.W., 403-228-1854, blancocantina.ca 


Dixon’s, Donegal, Joyce on 4th, Kilkenny, Limerick's and The Seanachie

Deal: $11.88 Uno Nachos (regular $14.75), $15.99 Dos Nachos (regular $19.99) and $20.88 for Tres Nachos (regular $29.99)
When to get the deal: Saturdays from 2 p.m. until close

Every Saturday from 2.p.m. until close, these six Irish sister pubs offer varying portions of nachos for a few dollars off. The Uno Nachos are the perfect sized plate for one, the Dos Nachos is good for two to three people and the Tres Nachos is good for a big group. 

Multiple locations, calgarysbestpubs.com


Madison’s 12|12 

Deal: Half-price nachos ($7.25 to $8.50)
When to get the deal: Every day after 10 p.m.

Calgary’s first and only nacho-focused restaurant offers half off all of its nachos every day after 10 p.m. There are seven kinds to choose from, including Korean with bulgogi beef and mac-and-cheese with Spolumbo’s sausage. 

1212 9 Ave. S.E., 403-452-4970, madisons1212.com


Trolley 5 

Deal: $11 for a half order of nachos (a full order is $22)
When to get the deal: All day on Sundays

Every Sunday at Trolley 5, get a half order of the Route 5 Nachos for $11. It’s the perfect size for two and comes with generously portioned sides of salsa and sour cream. Wash it all down with a High Five IPA, on special on Sundays for $4.25. 

728 17 Ave. S.W., 403-454-3731, trolley5.com



Deal: Half-price nachos ($8 to $11)
When to get the deal: Tuesday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. until close and Fridays and Saturdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

This Latin street food joint offers some pretty sweet happy hour deals throughout the week. Get half off Tropical’s original, chicken buffalo or barbecue cheese nachos Tuesday through Saturday during happy hour. Bonus: the original comes with guac! 

1424 17 Ave. S.W., 403-909-5225 or 403-453-1214, tropicalon17.com

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