Best Chain Restaurants in Calgary

These popular chains offer tried-and-true dining experiences that showcase their popular drink and food menus.

A sunny day at Cactus Club Cafe. Photograph courtesy of Cactus Club Cafe.

Cactus Club Cafe

Perennial favourite Cactus Club gets by with a little help from Iron Chef America winner Rob Feenie, whose butternut squash ravioli with prawns and crispy sage is like a textbook course in how to craft a flavourful dish.

Multiple locations,



Whether you go for a time-tested classic like the Chicken Hunan Kung Pao or something newer to the menu, you know what arrives at the table will be fresh-tasting and fine-tuned to be ultimately delicious.

Multiple locations,


Joey Restaurants

It’s hard to talk about Joey without mentioning the well-loved drinks menu, but those beverages are matched by a range of tasty dishes drawing inspiration from the cuisines of Japan, India and Italy, as well as North America.

Multiple locations,

*Listed in alphabetical order.

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This article appears in the March 2020 issue of Avenue Calgary.

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