The only thing better than enjoying a bottle of wine with your meal is getting it for half price. Here are 20 restaurants in Calgary that offer bottles of wine for half price on select days of the week.
Alforno Bakery & Cafe
One of the newest eateries from Teatro Group, Alforno Bakery & Cafe is a must-visit if you’re in Eau Claire. Stop by on Wednesdays to get a half-price bottle of wine to go with a freshly made pastry, pizza or pasta.
222 7 St. S.W., 403-454-0308, alforno.ca, @alfornobakery
Broken Plate Kitchen & Bar
This Greek restaurant in Willow Park Village offers half price bottles of wine every Wednesday. Pair your bottle with a sharing plate of dolmades or spanakopita and you have all the makings of a great night.
590, 10816 Macleod Tr. S.W., 403-225-9650, thebrokenplate.ca, @bp_willowpark
Ceili’s Modern Irish Pub
Visit any of Ceili’s Modern Irish Pub’s three locations around the city on a Thursday to get bottles of wine for half price all day and flatbreads for half price from 5 p.m. on. Pints of Alexander Keith’s are also on special for $5.75.
Various locations, ceilis.com, @ceiliscalgary
Canadian restaurant chain Earls opened its 67th location on Stephen Avenue this past summer. Stop by on Tuesdays to get bottles of wine and sushi rolls for half price.
315 8 Ave. S.W., 403-265-3275, earls67.ca, @earls67
Home & Away
Whether you’re there to watch a game or just enjoy a delicious meal with friends, pair your Thursday visit to Home & Away with one of the select bottles of wine being offered for half the usual price. An ever-changing feature taco dish is also offered on Thursdays.
1331 17 Ave. S.W., 403-455-9789, homeandawayyyc.com, @homeandawayyyc
Joyce on 4th Irish Pub
It doesn’t matter what day or time you visit Joyce on 4th Irish Pub – the eatery offers bottles of wine for half price every day. So whether you’re stopping by for lunch or a late night visit with a friend, a great bottle of wine awaits.
506 24 Ave. S.W., 403-541-9168, calgarysbestpubs.com/joyce
Mad Rose Pub
With one location in Royal Oak already, Mad Rose Pub opened a second location in Marda Loop earlier this year. Visit either one on Thursdays to get a half price bottle of wine, $1 off a pint of Rickard’s Red or 25 per cent off a pasta dish.
15 Royal Vista Place N.W., 403-719-0770 and 2018 33 Ave. S.W., 403-455-0753, maderosepub.com, @madrosepub
Market on 17th Avenue S.W. offers fresh, seasonal cuisine in a chic, black and white space. And on Mondays, they also offer a great deal on bottles of wine.
718 17 Ave. S.W., 403-474-4414, marketcalgary.ca, @market_calgary
Matador Pizza & Steakhouse
Currently in its 40th year of business, Matador Pizza & Steakhouse offers bottles of wine for half price on Tuesdays. While wine goes well with pizza or steak, you can also take advantage of the Tuesday food special on beef or pork ribs.
4625 Varsity Dr. N.W., 403-286-3133, matadorpizza.com, @matadorpizza
Midtown Kitchen & Bar
Midtown Kitchen & Bar’s casual, comfortable environment and tasty bar fare has made it a popular spot in Kensington. Of course, the half-price bottles of wine on Wednesdays certainly don’t hurt its popularity either.
302 10 St. N.W., 403-474-2555, midtownkitchen.ca, @midtownyyc
Posto Pizzeria & Bar
There’s lots to be happy about during Posto Pizzeria & Bar’s happy hour, which runs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. from Monday to Friday. Not only can you get bottles of wine for half price, but Posto also offers $5 pints of beer and various food specials during its happy hour.
1014 8 St. S.W., 403-263-4876, posto.ca, @postocalgary
San Remo Ristorante
Those living in and around McKenzie Towne can head to nearby San Remo Ristorante on Wednesdays for delicious Italian fare and bottles of wine at half price.
500, 26 McKenzie Towne Gate S.E., 403-251-0998, tastesanremo.com, @tastesanremo
Scopa Neighbourhood Italian
Located in Tuxedo Park, this eatery from Creative Restaurant Group mixes the Italian antipasti, pasta, pizza and chicken and veal entrees we love with a friendly, neighbourhood vibe. And on Tuesdays, they also throw half price bottles of wine into the mix.
2220 Centre St. N.E., 403-276-2030, scopacalgary.com, @scopacalgary
An Inglewood staple for more than a decade, The Carmichael offers different drink and food specials throughout the week. Wednesdays are notable though for the select bottles of wine that are offered for half price.
1219 9 Ave. S.E., 403-266-1005, jacquelinesuzannes.ca
Oliver & Bonacini’s first Western Canadian restaurant opened on Stephen Avenue this past summer, and its focus on live-fire cooking, locally sourced meat and handcrafted cocktails made it a fast hit. There’s a drink feature every day of the week here, but Wednesdays are the time to visit if you’re craving a bottle of wine for half the price.
200 8 Ave. S.W., 403-770-2313, theguildrestaurant.com, @theguildcalgary
Tuesdays are the lucky day where you can get bottles of wine for half price at The Mission. But don’t worry if you miss it – the restaurant also offers the deal prior to Flames hockey games whenever the team plays at home.
1919 4 St. S.W., 403-455-5775, mission4th.ca, @themissionyyc
The Park Kitchen & Bar
Head out to Quarry Park for dinner at The Park Kitchen & Bar, where you’ll find half price bottles of wine every Wednesday. That’s not all though – there are $2 oysters and a chef feature pasta for only $10 starting at 5 p.m.
#1200, 163 Quarry Park, 403-719-7200, parkkitchen.ca, @theparkcalgary
This local bar and eatery in Marda Loop offers select bottles of wine for half price on Thursdays. The steak sandwich and fries are also on special for $10 that day of week.
1501 34 Ave. S.W., 403-457-6227, thetropcalgary.ca, @thetropyyc