Risk-taker? Calgary is for you! Profile on Calgarians | Jeremy Sturgess
Photo: Anejo Restaurant in Mission
Calgary's diverse culinary scene is rapidly growing to deliver new flavours. From European fare to dishes from throughout Asian, or South American specialties to African cuisine - you'll find many great restaurants and bistros that suite your tastebuds.
The following communities have award-winning restaurants as well as more hidden, lesser-known gems:
Calgary's craft distilleries and micro-breweries have infused a full menu of local flavours into our celebrated restaurant scene.
The city's microbrewery scene is rapidly growing. Take a stroll around Calgary's Barley Belt, where multiple breweries are just minutes apart.
Other Calgary breweries include:
With so many options to choose from, don't forget to check out Calgary's Beer Map.
Many of the distilleries in Alberta's booming craft spirit industry are located right here in Calgary. Take a sip of well-crafted spirits at:
If you have a night of cocktails on the mind, Calgary won’t disappoint.
From quiet nooks by a fire to throbbing dance music overload – and everything in between – you should be able to easily find a spot that meets your needs on a Friday night.
These are great areas check out for some after-hours activities:
That’s not all of course, every neighbourhood has its share of local pubs and nightspots. There’s also a lot of music being played in Calgary on any given night: check out our local music venues listing.
Experience Calgary's food scene through many of the city's food festival and events.