Poutine may be the ultimate Canadian bar food, but if you serve it up in the morning and add some eggs and more creative toppings, you’ve got the makings for a breakfast of champions.
Here’s where to find breakfast poutine in Calgary.
Shake up your wake up at National and order up their Breakfast Poutine, which is made on a base of tater tots, topped with bacon, green onion, peppers, a sunny-side up egg, and three-cheese sauce. Available at National on 17th, National on 10th, and National West Hills only.
Address: See website for location details
There’s an entire category of the menu at OEB for breakfast poutines. Look for the box with the BOXD items, and you’ll see heaps of options for piles of herbed potatoes or fries with eggs, sauce, cheese curds, and toppings. Their classic is the Soul in a Bowl (poached eggs, herb potatoes, Saint Cyrille curds, slow cooked bacon lardons, and brown butter Hollandaise) but they also offer veggie versions, seafood-y versions, or the Gold Digga (which includes Quebec cheese curds, pork belly, and black truffles).
Address: 824 Edmonton Trail NE
Phone: 403-278-EGGS (3447)
At Vendome Cafe, you can have a half or full size breakfast poutine, made with your choice of ham or spinach, hash browns, cheese curds, and Hollandaise.
Address: 940 2nd Avenue NW
Filed under this modern diner’s “Simple Starts” section of the menu, Diner Deluxe’s Breakfast Poutine is anything but. Made with poached egg, quebec cheese curds, basil hollandaise, and rosemary hash browns, it’s an enduring favourite among Calgary’s brunchers.
Address: 804 Edmonton Trail NE
Address: 104, 350 Aspen Glen Landing SW
Sure, you can rock out at Broken City by night, but for their weekend brunch, they are breaking some serious eggs. Their Breakfast Poutine at this social club and music venue is made with your choice of fries or hash browns, topped with cheese curds, gravy, and two eggs (any style).
Address: 613 11th Avenue SW
Wake up and taste the sunshine with Naina’s Eggs Benny Poutine. It’s fries loaded with poached egg, ham, mozzarella, and–of course–Hollandaise sauce. Yes, please!
Address: #8, 2808 Ogden Road SE
Head to Bro’Kin Yolk and find the Breakfast Poutine section of the menu. Build your own dream poutine on a foundation of duck fat hash, soft poached eggs, cheese curds, and garlic Hollandaise.
Address: 130, 12580 Symons Valley Road NW