11 New Calgary Restaurants That Opened in August

Check out these new spots for Korean barbecue, fondue, pizza, coffee, bubble tea and more.

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It’s been a busy time for Calgary’s dining scene. Here’s a look at some of the new restaurants and cafes that have opened across the city recently.

 

8 Mile Pizza

This new Brentwood eatery specializes in Detroit-style pizza. You can build-your-own pizza or choose from 14 signature options like the Meat Supreme, Philly Cheese Steak or the Detroiter. You can also add other items like salads, cheesy garlic bread, donair fingers, calzones or pasta to your order.

1350 Northmount Dr. N.W., 403-270-4688, 8mile-pizza.com

 

Baekjeong

This Korean barbecue restaurant already has a location in Edmonton, and now, you can also visit it in Calgary. At Baekjeong, guests can use the grill at their table to cook beef short ribs, beef brisket, pork belly, ribeye steak and more. There are also appetizers like pan fried tofu, dumplings, ddukbbokie and cheese buldak that you can order for the table to share, as well as individual dishes.

11660 Sarcee Tr. N.W., 403-452-4796, baekjeong.ca

 

Chicko Chicken

There’s a new spot to get your fill of Korean-style fried chicken in Calgary. Head to Chicko Chicken to try flavours like soy garlic, cheese snow, buldak, yangyeom and more.

925, 9650 Harvest Hills Blvd. N.E., 403-452-4763, @chicko_calgaryhh

 

Drinks & Such

 

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This new Beltline restaurant is modelled after “a beach house bar & supper-club by the Mediterranean & South American ocean fronts.” Pop by to try dishes like the mango chicken tacos, beef tartare, calamari, grilled rainbow trout and chorizo rigatoni, followed by churros or tres leches cake for dessert.

1406 17 Ave. S.W., 587-330-2779, dsbarcalgary.ca

 

Flirty Bird

 

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This local Nashville hot chicken chain continues to expand across the province, and you can now visit its fifth Calgary location in Kensington. The small yet mighty menu features fried chicken sandwiches and chicken tenders that are available in six heat levels.

314 10 St. N.W., flirtybirdchicken.com

 

Frenchie Wine Bar

 

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You may have previously visited Frenchie’s Wine Bar when it was tucked behind Una Takeaway and Bread & Circus. But now, it has expanded and reopened in Bread & Circus’ former space, which means there’s even more room (38 seats to be exact) to enjoy wine, cocktails, fondue and small plates like potato pavé, tartare and Pogo Island baby shrimp beignets. Frenchie’s original bar space at the back is still available for regular seating when it’s not booked for private events.

616 17 Ave. S.W., 403-476-3615, frenchieyyc.com

 

Jaffa Grill House

 

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This new Mediterranean restaurant offers a selection of salads, sandwiches and platters featuring chicken or beef shawarma, shish tawouk, beef kabab, falafel, beef ribeye, barbecue and more. If you’re ordering dinner for the whole family, consider one of the family platters that serve three to six people. And of course, don’t forget to order some baklava or milk pudding for dessert.

2012, 2060 Symons Valley Pkwy N.W., 403-764-6909, @jaffagrillhouse

 

The Mash

 

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The Beltline is now home to The Mash’s latest Calgary location. Known for its spent grain pizza and craft beer, The Mash offers a casual and comfortable vibe to enjoy pizza creations like the dill pickle and bacon, wild mushroom or classic Hawaiian. Be sure to add some honey garlic meatballs or garlic and pesto pizza fingers to your meal.

1535 5 St. S.W., 403-455-1775, masheats.ca

 

Please and Thanks

Head downtown to the Grain Exchange Building to dine at Please and Thanks, which celebrated its grand opening on August 24. Specializing in street food, the menu features tacos (chicken birria, beef birria, popcorn shrimp or corn and mushroom), baos (fried spam and pineapple, Korean fried chicken or hoisin pork belly), burgers, fried chicken bites and more. There’s also a selection of beer, wine and cocktails.

811 1 St. S.W., @pleaseandthanksca

 

Pocket Coffee

 

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The team behind Blue Star Diner and Dairy Lane Cafe have opened a new coffee shop (which just so happens to be right next door to Dairy Lane in West Hillhurst). Stop by Pocket Coffee between 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a pastry and cup of coffee.

317 19 St. N.W., 403-283-2497, pocketcoffee.ca

 

Popping Dragon Tea House

Head to Fairview for a refreshing drink from this new bubble tea shop. Along with a selection of milk teas, fruits teas, slushes and juices, there are menu favourites like Blue Dream (with fresh butterfly pea tea and lemonade) or Bursting Kiwi (with green tea and muddled kiwi). And if you’re hungry, the menu also features a few sandwiches and cream puffs from Crème Cream Puffs.

7705 Flint Rd. S.E., @poppingdragon_yyc

 

More New Restaurants That Have Opened This Year

 

33 Acres Brewing Company

Vancouver-based brewery 33 Acres has opened a new Calgary location in The District at Beltline. Take your pick of the tasty brews, sandwiches and other snacks on offer at the brewery, or opt to bring in your own food from The District’s neighbouring food hall. Try to grab a seat on the patio by the wood-burning fireplace.

120, 224 12 Ave. S.W., 33acresbrewing.com

 

Abbey’s Creations

Halo halo, creamy avocado, raspberry cheesecake — these are just some of the delicious ice cream flavours you can get at Abbey’s Creations’ new locations inside Pacific Place Mall and in Inglewood. The company now has seven locations in Calgary and the surrounding area.

Pacific Place Mall, 999 36 St. N.E. and 1109 9 Ave. S.E., abbeyscreations.com

 

Amato Gelato

Amato Gelato ‘s Kensington location has been around for almost two decades, and now, you’ll also find the Italian dessert bar in the Beltline. Amato’s second location has 48 gelato flavours ranging from strawberry lemon to raspberry chocolate truffle, not to mention pastries and Roman-style pizza. There’s also coffee and cocktails like the tiramisu martini or grappa sour.

602 17 Ave. S.W., amatogelatoalberta.com

 

Arirang Hotdog and Gong Cha

The bubble tea chain Gong Cha and Korean corn dog chain Arirang Hotdog have a new shared location on 17 Ave. S.W. This convenient partnership means you can enjoy a potato or mozzarella cheese corn dog with a refreshing strawberry matcha latte or passion fruit green tea.

614B 17 Ave. S.W.; @ariranghotdog.ca; @gongcha_yyc

 

The Artist Lounge

The next time you visit Ruberto Ostberg Gallery, be sure to check out The Artist Lounge, a new restaurant with cocktails and tapas that recently opened inside the art gallery. The surrounding art provides a beautiful environment to enjoy a drink and dishes like Mexican chicken flautas.

Inside the Ruberto Ostberg Gallery, 2108 18 St. N.W., instagram.com

 

Asadal Korean Cuisine

Get your fill of delicious Korean dishes at Asadal Korean Cuisine in the Beltline. Pop in for some Korean barbecue, stir fries, soups, rice bowls and more, as well as shareable dishes like japchae, tteokbokki, seafood pancakes and more.

735 12 Ave. S.W., 587-351-9898, instagram.com

 

Barrow Coffee Roasters

Barrow Coffee Roasters, which has a coffee shop location inside Mount Royal University, can now also be found inside Suncor Energy Centre. Swing by for a cup of locally roasted coffee, tea or a snack.

Suncor Energy Centre, 150 6 Ave. S.W., barrowespresso.com

 

Blowers & Grafton

If you love the Halifax street food at Blowers & Grafton’s Mission locale, you’re in luck: The restaurant has expanded with a second location in northwest Calgary. Pop in with friends to share some fried pepperoni, garlic fingers and a donair pizza. And don’t miss the restaurant’s Happy “Hali” Hour, which runs daily from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and again from 9 p.m. to close.

12650 Symons Valley Rd. N.W., 825-540-7722, blowersgrafton.com

 

Borough Bar & Grill

Murrieta’s Hospitality has opened a new restaurant in the University District. At Borough Bar & Grill, guests can enjoy starters like fried artichokes and warm pretzels, pizzas, pastas and mains like chili crusted tuna. Borough also offers brunch on Saturdays and Sundays.

4011 University Ave. S.W., 403-210,0201, boroughbar.ca

 

Brouhaha

Look for this new breakfast and lunch hot spot in Hillhurst. The menu is full of creative dishes like chicken in a waffle bowl, a fried crab meat scramble, a croissant smoked salmon Benny and more. If you can’t decide, share the $55 brunch tray for two with a friend to try several dishes at once.

609 14 St. N.W., 403-453-0577, thebrouhaha.ca

 

Castella Cheesecake

Castella Cheesecake has nearly a dozen stores and kiosks in B.C., and now, the Japanese-style pastry bakery has opened its first Alberta location in Calgary’s CF Chinook Centre. Pop by to pick up some creamy cheese tarts, a cheesecake soufflé, basque cheesecake or tiramisu.

CF Chinook Centre, 6455 Macleod Tr. S.W., castellacheesecake.com

 

Center Cafe

Look for this new brunch spot in Tuxedo Park. Try dishes like the beef brisket eggs Benedict, seafood ramyeon, chicken and waffles or bacon potato gratin. Wash it all down with some coffee, a fruit or milk tea or a smoothie.

1715 Centre St. N.W., instagram.com

 

Central Taps + Food

This restaurant by the team behind Craft Beer Market has a lively, casual vibe, delicious cocktails and a food menu with a little something for everyone. Enjoy dishes like the tableside dressed truffle fries and braised pork tacos on the 75-seat, south-facing patio.

Read more: Inside the New Central Taps + Food in the Beltline

110, 224 12 Ave. S.W., 403-984-1698, centraltaps.com

 

Chatime

There’s a new spot to satisfy your craving for bubble tea in West Springs. Chatime’s newest location opened on March 12, making it even easier to try flavours like passion fruit green tea, mango yogurt, wintermelon dew, caramel milk tea and more.

320, 8560 8A Ave. S.W., instagram.com 

 

Chungchun

This Korean-style hot dog chain has hundreds of locations around the world and recently opened its first Calgary location inside Pacific Place Mall. There are hot dogs covered in chicken nuggets, cheese, sweet potato and more.

315, 999 36 St. N.E., 403-454-8820, chungchunricedog.ca

 

The Dark Arts Restaurant & Drink

The Dark Arts Restaurant & Drink opened in a temporary space last year, and has now re-opened in a new Beltline location. There are a wide range of dishes to try here, including crispy baked brie, jerk chicken skewers and braised bison short rib, as well as inventive cocktails. While you eat, be sure to take in the local artwork that fills the space, as it’s all available for purchase.

834 11 Ave. S.W., 403-457-6660, thedarkartsyyc.com

 

Daydream by Flora Fromage

The team behind plant-based cheese company Flora Fromage have opened a new plant-based cafe. Along with coffee and a selection of baked goods, the menu features a Deli Dagwood sandwich made with Veghammer maple haam, a breakfast wrap, salads, a yuzu parfait, banana confit toast and more. Be sure to check out the retail section to pick up some Flora Fromage cheeses, chocolates, sauces, coffee mugs and more.

412 Memorial Dr. N.E., daydreambyflora.com 

 

Deville

Deville Coffee now has a dozen Calgary coffee shop locations. The newest one, which opened in Willow Park Village on July 6, is Deville’s first location in southeast Calgary. Be sure to stop by for a coffee and some baked goods.

292, 10816 Macleod Tr. S.E., 403-452-3043, devillecoffee.ca

 

The District at Beltline

The District is technically six restaurants in one space. The chef-driven food hall is home to Takori, Modern Burger, Oishidesu Ramen Shack, Shrub Bloom, Greenfish and Roy’s Korean Kitchen.

Read more: Inside The District at Beltline, Calgary’s New Food Hall

227 11 Ave. S.W., thedistrictbeltline.com

 

Ellie’s Kitchen + Bar

Ellie’s Kitchen + Bar brings Ghanaian, Jamaican and Canadian flavours to downtown Calgary. Located in the former space of Booker’s BBQ Grill & Crab Shack, the restaurant offers a large dining space where you can enjoy dishes like curry crab cake, wings, beef suya, jerk chicken, salmon and more.

10, 316 3 St. S.E., 825-540-5770, ellieskitchen.ca

 

Fire & Flora

This new restaurant at The District at Beltline is focused on plant-based cuisine made with Canadian-grown ingredients. Led by chef Adam Ryan, the restaurant menu includes buttermilk fried baby broccoli, strawberry glazed asparagus, rhubarb tartare and Margherita pizza. Be sure to seek out the living mushroom wall, which features mushrooms that are harvested daily and used in the restaurant’s dishes.

Read more: Fire & Flora Brings Plant-Forward Cuisine to Calgary’s Fine-Dining Scene

130, 227 11 Ave. S.W.,403-590-1779, fireandflora.ca

 

Fleetwood Lounge

Fleetwood Lounge is one of five restaurants that opened at the base of The Oliver apartment complex during July. Named after a 1933 Cadillac Fleetwood in the building lobby, this lounge is a particularly good spot to order a cocktail or two (try the Daily Dose or Meta Caesar). Pair your pick with shareable plates of scallop crudo, prawns, charred Brussels sprouts and more.

524 10 Ave. S.W., 403-261-1969, fleetwoodlounge.com

 

Fortuna’s Row

Syndicate Hospitality Group, the team behind Orchard and Shelter, has opened a new restaurant in East Village. Designed by Fort Architecture, Fortuna’s Row spans 10,000 square feet inside a former textile factory. The beautiful space is complemented by an impressive cocktail bar area near the front entrance called “Standing Room Only.” The kitchen, led by chef Mikko Tamarra (who you may recognize from Con Mi Taco), serves an impressive menu of contemporary Latin American cuisine with dishes like the braised pork belly taco, softshell crab arepa, a Hokkaido scallop ceviche and more.

421 Riverfront Ave. S.E., 403-243-0069, fortunasrow.com

 

Fringe Coffee

Looking to start your day off with a cappuccino and a croissant? Consider checking out Fringe Coffee, a new coffee shop that celebrated its grand opening in the Montgomery neighbourhood on March 27.

4628 Bowness Rd. N.W., 403-288-6923, instagram.com

 

Fuwa Fuwa

Alberta’s first Fuwa Fuwa location opened in Calgary’s Kensington neighbourhood on May 7. The restaurant chain specializes in fluffy soufflé pancakes that come in flavours ranging from tiramisu to raspberry and caramelized banana.

1111 Kensington Rd. N.W., instagram.com

 

Golden Jade Palace Seafood & Dim Sum Restaurant

There’s a new spot for Chinese food in Calgary. Golden Jade Palace recently opened in Panorama Hills with plenty of options for dim sum and dinner. The large dim sum menu features deep fried shrimp dumplings, rice crepe with barbecue pork, steamed egg yolk custard buns, pan fried turnip cake and more, while dinner menu options include garlic chicken or braised beef brisket and tendon with daikon hot pot.

610, 1110 Panatella Blvd. N.W., 403-730-1888

 

Golden Kway Teow Palace

This new restaurant, which specializes in Cambodian cuisine and Vietnamese-inspired dishes, recently opened in northeast Calgary. Try dishes like the crispy buttered chicken wings, the KT Palace special dry noodles with a side of soup, the KT Palace beef lok lak with rice, durian sticky rice and more.

10, 1420 40 Ave. N.E., 825-733-2188, goldentkpalace.ca

 

Gravity Espresso & Wine Bar

Gravity has locations in Inglewood and the Beltline, and now you can also visit the cafe’s newest space in Eau Claire, right across from Eau Claire Market. The bright, inviting eatery has plenty of comfortable seating where you can enjoy a fresh coffee, baked goods and other snacks.

240 Riverfront Ave. S.W., 403-452-1431, cafegravity.com

 

Holy Grill

Holy Grill has opened its fourth location in the Silverado neighbourhood. The eatery offers a mix of all-day breakfast dishes, paninis, burgers and drinks like milkshakes and coffee. One of the coolest things about this location is that it also has a drive-thru, making it easy to pick up a bite on your way home.

1020, 19369 Sheriff King St. S.W., 587-352-5817, holygrill.ca

 

Lily Bistro

Look for this new, Asian-inspired tapas restaurant on 17th Avenue S.W. Along with plates of yakitori, fried Brussels sprouts, grilled octopus and beef tataki, the restaurant offers a bao bar with filling options like pork belly, sake cured trout and tempura tofu. Lily Bistro also has a karaoke room if you want to have a little extra fun with your dining experience.

1438 17 Ave. S.W., lily-yyc.com 

 

Luca Mercato

Luca Mercato is one of five restaurants that opened at the base of The Oliver apartment complex in July. Carrying everything from ice cream, to olive oils, to pre-packaged takeaway meals, this modern Italian market offers an impressive range of products. There’s also a butcher counter and deli in this space.

524 10 Ave. S.W., 403-261-1978, lucamercato.com 

 

Luca Restaurant

Luca Restaurant is one of five restaurants that opened at the base of The Oliver apartment complex during July. This restaurant offers a luxurious Italian dining experience complete with sparkling chandeliers and an elegant atmosphere. Take in the ambiance while enjoying dishes like burrata salad, lobster tail, garganelli with duck confit, Alberta prime beef, grilled lamb chops and more.

524 10 Ave. S.W., 403-261-1777, lucayyc.com 

 

Macao Imperial Tea

This bubble tea chain opened its first Calgary location last year, and now, guests can also grab a drink from its new second location in Evanston. From pearl milk tea to red bean pudding matcha, there are plenty of flavours options here.

2028, 2060 Symons Valley Pkwy N.W., instagram.com

 

Missy’s This n That

Missy’s is a new destination for wine and cocktails with a small selection of snacks like olives, Canadian cheeses and shrimp cocktail. Look for it on the upper floor of the Beltline building that is also home to I Love You Coffee Shop and Happy Together.

348A 14 Ave. S.W., missysthisthat.com

 

Neighbour Coffee

Neighbour Coffee, Our Daily Brett‘s sister cafe in Altadore, now has a second location in Inglewood. Stop by for a drink from the coffee and smoothie menu, or sit down to enjoy items like sourdough toasts, sandwiches, breakfast bowls and tostadas.

1327A 9 Ave. S.E., nhbrcoffee.com 

 

New Camp Bar & Table

New Camp Bar & Table opened on March 1. The menu has a wide variety of dishes, including lettuce wraps, smoked sticky ribs, pizzas, sandwiches, fish and chips, burrito mojado and more. Be sure to check out its happy hour that runs Monday to Friday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

323, 1851 Sirocco Dr. S.W., 403-879-8198, instagram.com

 

Noble Pie

Previously operating out of Eighty-Eight Brewing Company, Noble Pie moved to its new location in the Beltline last year and started offering pizzas for takeaway over the summer. In February, the popular pizzeria officially opened for dine-in. The small but mighty menu features eight kinds of 18-inch pizzas, including The Roni and Extra Fancy pies, and a few small bites like honey roasted almonds, Caesar salad and marinated olives.

720 11 Ave. S.W. (back alley entrance), noblepiepizza.com 

 

Nue Cocktail Bar

Nue is a new cocktail bar located at the base of The Fifth, a new apartment building on 17 Ave. S.W. There’s a small food menu featuring snacks like wings, tempura, dumplings and ceviche, plus a mix of classic and creative cocktails. Try to swing by during happy hour, which runs Sunday to Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m., as well as Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

608 17 Ave. S.W., nuecocktailbar.com

 

Paros Real Greek

With locations in Royal Oak Park and the Beltline to its name already, Paros Real Greek is now serving its tasty Greek fare in Mahogany as well. Visit the eatery’s third location for a gyro or souvlaki pita or plate, plus starters like calamari and spanakopita.

1810 80 Mahogany Rd. S.E., 403-395-0095, parosrealgreek.com

 

Pazzi Pizzeria

Pazzi Pizzeria is one of five restaurants that opened at the base of The Oliver apartment complex during July. Here, the main focus is Neapolitan-inspired pizza, with options like the Napoli (with potato cream, fennel pork sausage, sautéed rapini and smoked provolone) and Roman Holiday (with panna, fior di latte, rosemary porchette and roasted garlic aioli). There are also a few antipasti dishes like the warm vegetable salad or roasted sweet potatoes.

524 10 Ave. S.W., 403-261-1799, pazziyyc.com

 

Pho Chu The

This popular Vietnamese restaurant celebrated the grand opening of its second Calgary location in Mahogany on March 24. The extensive menu includes appetizers like the house special rolls and Vietnamese egg pancake, pho, rice vermicelli, rice plates and more.

1830, 80 Mahogany Rd. S.E., 403-457-3410, phochuthe.ca

 

Pho Pham

The team behind Pho Hoan Pasteur has opened a new restaurant in Signal Hill. Pho Pham offers a warm and inviting space to fill up on Vietnamese fare. The menu is largely focused around pho, vermicelli bowls and plates like grilled chicken and spring rolls on rice or vegetable stir-fry on crispy noodles.

5683 Signal Hill Center S.W., 403-764-4588, phopham.ca

 

Prologue Cafe & Cocktails

Located at the base of the new The Dorian hotel in downtown Calgary, Prologue offers a small food menu over lunch and dinner, as well as coffee and cocktails. The menu includes Kuterra tartare, dumplings, sliders and more. Happy hour runs daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

525 5 Ave. S.W., 403-300-6631, prologuedaybar.com

 

Ryuko

This new restaurant in Lake Bonavista offers a modern Japanese dining experience. Along with dishes like salmon hamachi carpaccio, chicken katsu and tobiko bibimbap, Ryuko has a sushi bar featuring nine types of open rolls and a chef’s selection of sushi or sashimi. You may want to stop by during happy hour, which runs every day from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close.

13200 Macleod Tr., 403-815-1849, ryuko.ca

 

Simtopia

Simtopia offers an opportunity for food and fun in one space. On the menu, you’ll find dishes like Korean fried chicken, waffles, tempura, salads, sides and burgers like the krispy pollock burger. Once you’ve had your fill, you and your friends can take a turn on the indoor ski or golf simulators.

340 50 Ave. S.E., 403-276-2777, simtopia.ca 

 

Sorella

The team behind Mercato has opened a new restaurant in Crescent Heights. Designed by Nam Dang-Mitchell Design, Sorella means “sister” and offers “traditional dishes with a twist.” There are plates of cacio e pepe cauliflower and roasted whole tomato, as well as heartier dishes like pappardelle, beef tenderloin and branzino.

1036 Centre St. N., 403-470-1425, sorellatrattoria.ca

 

Space Robo Chicken

The newly opened Space Robo Chicken offers a unique dining experience by using robots to help make and serve its menu. The main focus here is fried chicken, with flavour options ranging from soy bulgogi to lemon pepper. You can also get the Space Box, which comes with five kinds of boneless chicken, four cheese balls and fries.

118, 6008 Macleod Tr. S.W., 403-452-7626, spacerobochicken.ca

 

Surfy Surfy

Look for Concorde Entertainment Group’s newest restaurant in the space below Double Zero Pizza in CF Chinook Centre. Surfy Surfy’s menu includes starters like corn fritters and tuna ceviche, gringas, tacos, burritos, burgers and more.

Read more: Surfy Surfy Opens in CF Chinook Centre

CF Chinook Centre, 6455 Macleod Tr. S.W., surfysurfybar.com 

 

Takoyami

This Vista Heights eatery specializes in takoyaki. The popular Japanese street food is available with six different topping options. If you’re sharing with friends, order one of the Takoyaki Feast options to try a few different flavours in one 38- or 42-piece order.

114B, 2323 32 Ave. N.E., 403-717-9377, instagram.com

 

Tomahawk Kitchen + Bar

Located in Haysboro, Tomahawk Kitchen + Bar offers a contemporary and inviting space to get your fill of Alberta beef. Enjoy share plates like shrimp cocktail, bone marrow or warm burrata before digging into a tenderloin, bone-in rib eye or Tomahawk steak. And if you’re not a huge steak fan, don’t worry — there are plenty of other options like lobster Thermidor, prawns garganelli, spicy shoyu tuna poke and more.

9823 Macleod Tr. S.W., 403-475-4295, yyctomahawk.com

 

Treno Coffee & Prosecco Bar

Treno is one of five restaurants that opened at the base of The Oliver apartment complex during July. This eatery is largely focused on coffee and Prosecco, plus a handful of cocktails. So stop in to enjoy a drink with a cannoli or sandwich in the charming, purple-hued space.

524 10 Ave. S.W., 403-261-1911, trenoyyc.com

 

Two House Brewing

Two House Brewing first opened in Sunalta in 2019, then took a break in 2021 to move to a new space in the neighbourhood. The brewery’s new location, which resembles a classic beer hall, opened in July with two dog friendly patios. The brewery has also partnered with Acme Pizza Co., so you can enjoy a pizza while sipping on a beer with some friends.

1901 10 Ave. S.W., twohousebrew.com 

 

The Wilde

Located on the 27th floor of the newly opened The Dorian hotel, The Wilde offers stunning city views with its dining experience. After dining on Digby Bay binchotan smoked scallop, elk tartare, bison short rib or Haida Gwaii B.C. halibut, be sure to peruse the dessert menu for treats like the wild lavender panna cotta. And of course, don’t miss checking out the rooftop patio that overlooks downtown Calgary.

Read more: The Wilde is Calgary’s Newest Rooftop Restaurant

525 5 Ave. S.W., 27th Floor, 403-300-6633, thewilderooftop.com

 

Wow Pizza

With two locations in Saskatoon, Wow Pizza has arrived in Calgary. The McKenzie Towne eatery has more than 30 kinds of pizza that range from classics like Hawaiian and pepperoni bacon to specialty flavours like dill pickle bacon and butter paneer. Complete your meal with some of the pasta dishes, salads, desserts or sides.

221, 4307 130 Ave. S.E., wow-pizza-online-ordering.brygid.online

 

YYC Pasta Bar

The next time you’re craving pasta, head to YYC Pasta Bar. The Italian restaurant, which already has a location on 17 Ave. S.W., now has a second location in Kensington where you can treat yourself to bowls of lobster ravioli alla vodka, spaghetti vongole or veal tortellini.

314D 10 St. N.W., 403-474-9111, yycpastabar.ca

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