But it’s not that hard to revive yourself.
To help you feel wonderful again, here’s a list of the best places to get your post-Stampede detox diet in Calgary.
Juice Because is Calgary’s cold-pressed juice bar that aims to help Calgarians kick start and continue to live a healthy, active lifestyle. Its juice cleanses are perfect for some post-Stampede detox. Juice Because offers two different kinds of cleanses, and you can also get a discount if you cleanse with a friend.
Address: 342 15th Avenue SW
Did you Stampede a little too hard? Take a break from alcohol and recharge with some healthy smoothies and hangover cure juice. Oasis Jimma Juice Bar serves 100% natural fruit and vegetable juices and smoothies, and it also offers authentic Ethiopian food. This juice bar is perfect for vegetarians, as it also has loads of veggie based food options available.
Address: 1012 1st Street SW
Wild & Raw is a Calgary based and family-owned business in the heart of Kensington. It offers freshly pressed juices, smoothies, hot elixirs, and tasty treats. Its juice cleanse, Bava Juice, uses 100% organic ingredients and will make your post-Stampede detox delicious and easy.
Address: 1119 Kensington Road NW
Jusu Bar was founded in Victoria with the goal to help people make better food choices. All its juices are cold pressed, which extracts every drop from its organic ingredients without damaging important nutrients. Its three different kinds of green juices are loaded with essential vitamins and are perfect for some post-Stampede detox.
Address: 816 16th Avenue SW
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Fork and Salad was founded with hopes to make restaurant meals healthier, more nutritious, and delicious. It offers about 15 different kinds of salad bowls, and if you don’t see anything you like, you can always unleash your inner salad artist and build your own. The restaurant also provides loads of vegan and vegetarian options.
Address: 880 16th Avenue SW
The Chopped Leaf is a healthy franchise that offers chef-designed and build-your-own salad bowls. You can load your salad with a variety of greens, proteins, cheeses, nuts, and fruits. All its dressings are homemade and focus on being natural and flavourful.
Address: 7337 Macleod Trail SW
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Smuggler’s Inn is most known for its Alberta-raised prime rib, but the restaurant also has a great salad bar. You can take a trip through the big selection of fresh ingredients and make your own combination. You can also add a choice of protein like sirloin steak or grilled chicken breast for $5.
Address: 6920 Macleod Trail South
The Coup is an ethical vegetarian restaurant serving fresh, whole, organic, and local foods and beverages. Most items on the menu can be veganized and made gluten-free upon request. The food will taste delicious even for non-vegetarians and is perfect for sluggish days.
Address: 924 17th Avenue SW
The Main Dish is a casual eatery that offers fresh and healthy chef-prepared meals. Some options on its menu include salads, sandwiches, pasta, and rice. If you are in a hurry, the restaurant also offers delicious proteins, veggies, salads, and starches ready to take away.
Address: 903 General Avenue NE
The idea of “Market Cuisine” stems from the French Canadian term “Cuisine du Marché,” which means cooking with fresh ingredients. The restaurant bakes its bread daily, butchers its own meat, makes its own cheese, and grow its own herbs, greens, and vegetables. It provides some of the freshest, cleanest foods in Calgary.
Address: 718 17th Avenue SW
Heaven Artisan is a healthy restaurant that is great for people who have gluten sensitivities and other dietary restrictions. Its food is safe, but never ever boring or tasteless. Stampeders should try its ‘hangover soup,’ which works wonders and is composed of beef broth, chicken, root vegetables, and fresh herbs.
Address: 1013 17th Avenue SW
Cravings Market Restaurant serves a great selection of dishes made fresh daily. What’s cool about this place is that it is a market-style restaurant, meaning that you will get to visit different food stations and get food with a chip card. The restaurant will scan your card at the end of your visit for the total amount due.
Address: 7207 Fairmount Drive SE
Aida’s Bistro is a family-run Lebanese restaurant in the heart of downtown. It offers healthy, organic, delicious home-cooked Lebanese food like yogurt lamp chops, fish tajen, and Mediterranean chicken, just to name a few.
Address: 7207 Fairmount Drive SE
Dirtbelly is a home-grown brand with a heaping menu of veg-centric food. Its mix and match seasonal salads are made in-house with ingredients that are sourced locally, and it also offers cold pressed daily juices and shakes to help you get through the tough post-Stampede days.
Address: 324 7th Avenue SW
Vitality Tap only uses ingredients that are raw, organic, unpasteurized, and locally grown. The grain bowls and poké bowls there are delicious, and the shop also features popular items like açai bowls, fresh-pressed juices, and cold brewed coffee.
Address: 420 2nd Street SW