7 New Calgary Restaurants That Opened in January

There are new spots for cookies, katsu, barbecue, Indian street food, doughnuts and more.

Biscettes Cookie Co.


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If you love cookies, you need to visit the newly opened Biscettes in the Beltline. A sister bakery to Sweet Relief Pastries, Biscettes is focused on hearty and creative cookies that come in flavours like baklava, birthday cake, red velvet or peanut butter and jelly. The bakery even offers eight-inch cookie cakes for your next celebration.

1516 6 St. S.W., 403-454-6200, biscettes.com, @biscettes


Buta Katsu


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There’s a new spot for katsu in northwest Calgary. Buta Katsu, which celebrated its grand opening in mid-January, offers eight different kinds of katsu dishes, but if you can’t decide, opt for the assorted katsu with cheese, chicken and pork tenderloin katsu to try a few. Add appetizers like chicken karaage, edamame or takoyaki to complete your dining experience.

112, 15 Royal Vista Pl. N.W., @butakatsuyyc




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Calgary is the latest city to welcome this famed cookie franchise. Calgarians can now pop into the Quarry Park shop for cookies in flavours like strawberry crumb cake, cannoli and cinnamon square. The menu changes weekly, so check back regularly for new creations.

218, 163 Quarry Park Blvd. S.E., crumblcookies.ca@crumbl.ca


Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

A barbecue franchise based in Dallas, Texas, Dickey’s has opened its first Calgary location in the Beltline area. Along with sandwiches, wings and giant baked potatoes, diners can dig into meat plates featuring brisket burnt ends, beef sausage, smoked turkey or chicken breast.

140 11 Ave. S.W., 403-225-8599, dickeys.com@dickeysbarbecuepitcalgary




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This Indian street food franchise is opening its first western Canada location in Calgary on January 31. As the name suggests, egg dishes are a big focus here, with options like surti gotalo, toofani curry, lapeti, egg rice and egg bhurji. You can also order grilled sandwiches, samosa chaat, dahi-puri, chicken kadai, wraps and more.

3140, 4150 109 Ave. N.E., theeggholic.com, @eggholicofficial




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Meat & Bread’s downtown space has hosted many evening dining concepts and pop-ups over the last few years. The latest one is Francine’s, a French eatery led by chef Garrett Martin and bar manager Nathan Wry. On the menu, you’ll find cheese puffs, Normandy fried chicken, Parisienne gnocchi, steak “au poivre,” a dessert French toast and more. Check it out starting at 5 p.m. from Wednesday to Saturday.

Inside Meat & Bread, 821 1 St. S.W., francines.ca@francines.yyc


Maverick’s Donut Company

This Canadian doughnut chain has nearly a dozen locations across Alberta and Ontario, and as of January, you’ll also find it in Calgary’s Copperfield neighbourhood. Pop in to get a box of doughnut flavours like maple bacon, hot cocoa, mint chocolate, dulce cinnamon roll, pecan pie and more.

511, 15566 McIvor Blvd. S.E., mavericks-donuts.square.site@mavrickscopperfield

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