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8 places to eat on Calgary's +15

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Milena Petrovic Jul 24, 2017 3:07 am 451

Built 15 feet above the street and made up of over 60 bridges, the +15 is an interconnected indoor walkway Calgarians walk everyday to get to work and to escape (dare I jinx it) bad weather. Along this walkway spanning across 18km, you can get enough steps in to get your appetite going.

Here are eight places to eat at on the +15.

1. E.A.T-Eight Avenue Trattoria

Located in the Eighth Avenue Place building, this bustling spot is great for a quick lunch, a drink, dessert, and it has irresistible take-away options like homemade pastries, fresh salads, pasta, and even Fiasco Gelato. Every day different hot plates and meats at their carving station are featured along with a daily risotto and an international cuisine special.

Address: Eighth Avenue Place, 210- 525 8 Avenue SW
Instagram: @eattrattoria

2. Dirtbelly

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Go and get yo’ greens at this artisanal salad bar that will keep you on track during the work week. Choose from nine varieties of salad, four different grain bowls, or have a baco (half-bread, half-taco) filled with signature greens and ahi tuna, chicken, or a veggie patty.

Address: TD Square, 317 7 Avenue SW
Instagram: @dirtbelly_yyc

3. Sunterra Market

With three different locations along the +15 walkway, Sunterra offers fresh Italian lunch fare and a marketplace full of goods that might make you have an ‘extended’ lunch-no one will tell your boss though, we promise.

Address: Three locations along the +15; check website for details.

4. Butcher And The Baker

With ciabatta bread stuffed with either sous-vide Alberta sirloin, house-cured pork belly, 12 hour slow-cooked jerk chicken, or albacore tuna, you’ll be thinking there’s no way you’ll ever going to be settling for a sub selling place.

Address: Bow Valley Square, 181- 250 6 Avenue SW
Instagram: @butcherbakeryyc

5. Verona Pizza

Offering pizza by-the-slice (as well as whole pizzas and gluten-free crusts too), plates of pasta, and salads, this carb-infused lunch will likely lead to an afternoon nap.

Address: Multiple locations along the +15; check website for details.

6. Freshii

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With three soup options, fresh salads, wraps, burritos, and varieties of bowls, there are plenty of superfood-infused options to keep you feeling good about your lunch choice and full until dinner time.

Address: Eighth Avenue Place, 240- 555 8 Avenue SW
Instagram: @freshii

7. Kona Poké

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Have a healthy and hearty Hawaiian favourite poké bowl along fifth and fifth. Build your own bowl by choosing your base, sides, sauces, and two or three mix or match scoops of poké.

Address: 520 5 Avenue SW
Instagram: @konapokeco

8. Olly Fresco’s

This marketplace has plenty of healthy and hearty takeaway options to choose from. It serves a hot breakfast and lunch buffet daily.

Address: Multiple locations along the +15; check website for details.

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Milena Petrovic
Milena is a freelance writer & photographer relying a bit too heavily on caffeine, sleep, & irony. She has carried (actual) hot sauce in her bag long before Beyoncé turned it into a baseball bat metaphor. With an insatiable appetite, you can find her dining throughout YYC & beyond looking for the next best meal & usually finding it.

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