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July 15, 2019

Best Restaurants in Downtown Calgary

Calgary’s downtown is full of great restaurants that specialize in anything from contemporary Italian fare to Canadian food and cocktails.

Clockwise from above: 
Short loin of ultra-dry-aged beef from Charbar and pig-head mortadella, Tasso ham, lonzino and chorizo sausage from Charcut. Photograph by Jared Sych.

Blink Restaurant & Bar

Understated and elegant with a well-curated wine list, Blink is ideal for a business lunch or an evening date.

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

 

Charcut Roast House

With its urban-rustic cuisine and buzzy vibe, Charcut has been a popular place to take out-of-towners (and locals) since it opened to much fanfare in 2010. The “lunch all at once” with a bag of warm cookies to go is a must.

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

 

Klein / Harris

A balance of light and dark, formal and casual, cocktails and cuisine, Klein / Harris is one of Calgary’s most versatile restaurants. It’s also one of the most proudly Canadian with “true north” takes on both food and drink.

110 8 Ave. S.W., 403-262-8100, kleinharris.com

 

Teatro

From its beautiful bank building location to its contemporary Italian fine-dining menu, Teatro is the epitome of downtown refinement.

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

 

The Wednesday Room

This swanky lounge is a hit for its mid-century style, classic cocktails and creative, well-executed food. Head downstairs to fully appreciate the eclectic rumpus-room ambiance.

100, 118 8 Ave. S.W., 403-452-5080, wednesdayroom.com

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This article appears in the March 2019 issue of Avenue Calgary.

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