Warm your heart at these comfort food joints in Calgary

You deserve a break, preferably one that includes plenty of warm carbs, gooey cheeses and bacon eight ways. These Calgary eateries serve all this and more.

Diner Deluxe

802 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, AB T2E 3J6

One of Edmonton Trail’s busiest eateries, Diner Deluxe now features a second location in Aspen Landing. Comfort is this diner’s middle name. Bacon is its other middle name. Entrees include a towering breakfast sandwich incorporating two types of bacon. Also on a bacon theme, try bacon-wrapped meatloaf hash, brie-and-bacon-stuffed French toast or potato rosti incorporating Quebec cheese curds and double-smoked bacon.

Ukrainian Fine Foods Restaurant

540 Cleveland Cres SE, Calgary, AB

Just like Baba used to make! Hidden away in the city’s industrial southeast you’ll find a steamy and unassuming diner that serves heaping helpings of cabbage rolls, perogies and kolbassa sausage. You can settle in at one of several tables, but most regular visitors opt for takeout meals.

Heritage Bakery & Deli

1912 37 St SW, Calgary, AB T3E 3A3

This unassuming European homestyle restaurant has long been a go-to destination for those in Calgary's southwest looking for homemade goodness. With popular options including perogies, cabbage rolls and garlic sausage, it's the perfect spot to find dishes just like grandma used to make.

The quintessential Mexican meal, tacos are also a relatively scarce commodity in Calgary. However, we’ve done some digging and unearthed the select few restaurants that make truly marvelous versions of these hand-held snacks.
The city’s summer season features a delicious dance card of culinary festivals and events. Many, such as Stampede-time pancake breakfasts, are easy to access the day of, but the various tasting and tippling shindigs listed here can fill up quickly, so purchasing tickets sooner than later for these foodie festivities is recommended. Image credit: iStock.com/kasto80.
The city’s pathway system is one of the longest in North America. Given its lengthy stretches, the occasional rest and snack stop, though few and far between, are a welcome sight when walking, biking and inline skating. Here are a few restaurants, cafés and snack shacks located on or near our scenic cycling system. Image credit: iStock.com/mihailomilovanovic.
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