10 of the best places to get cheap breakfast in Calgary

Jan 26 2017, 10:28 pm

It’s Breakfast Week! We’re serving up a heaping plateful of delicious stories about the most important meal of the day–and where to get it in Calgary.

You need a breakfast that will fill your belly but not bust your wallet. There are plenty of places in Calgary that fit the bill, serving up heaping plates of pancakes, eggs, bacon, and more creative morning fare, every day–some of them even all day, too.

Here are 10 of the best places for cheap breakfast in Calgary.

Blackfoot Truckstop Diner

Chow down on breakfast grub all-day (and all night) at this venerable 24-hour diner. You can feast on pancakes, omelettes, and all sorts of big breakfast combos, like the Working Man’s Breakfast, all priced at around $10 or less.

Address: 1840 9 Avenue SE
Instagram: @blackfootdiner

Flipp’n Burgers – Mission

The Mission outpost of Flipp’n Burgers serves up the aptly named Flipp’n Breakfast menu daily. You’ll find fare around $12-$15 here, including French Toast, eggs any style, and a hearty Breakfast Poutine.

Address: 2308 4 Street SW
Instagram: @flippnburgers

Deerhead Cafe

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Hit up this quaint, low-profile classic diner for classic diner breakfasts at great prices (like around $7 a dish). They’ve got what you expect: Hotcakes, omelettes, egg plates, and French Toast.

Address: 3704 Edmonton Trail NE

Lazy Loaf & Kettle

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Breakfast is a killer deal at this beloved sandwich and soup shop. Load up on French toast, pancakes, eggs and toast, omelettes, and even Eggs Benny (on the weekend) all for around $11 a plate.

Address: 8 Parkdale Crescent NW

Husky House

Looking for a diner experience with a legit truckstop feel? Husky House is what you need. This is true greasy spoon diner grub, with no frills, and the prices to match.

Address: 2525 32 Avenue NE

Cornerstone Music Cafe

For $10 or less at Cornerstone you can kick off your day, any day of the week, with a savoury quinoa breakfast bowl, egg plates, breakfast tacos, or a Scottish breakfast sandwich.

Address: 14919 Deer Ridge Drive SE, Suite 139

Holy Grill

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Get into the Breakfast Sandwiches section of Holy Grill’s breakfast menu and you’ll see the savings. Indulge in their Bacon Avocado Crisp sandwich, or their “NicMuffin” sandwiches; get them with some Smash Browns on the side and you still won’t be spending a fortune.

Address: 827 10 Avenue SW
Address: 200-444 5th Avenue SW
Instagram: @holygrill

John’s Breakfast & Lunch

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It’s all in the name: John’s is all about breakfast. (Fine, and lunch, too.) Cheap and satisfying, get their eggy dishes in your belly and you won’t bust your wallet. Generous portions, a low-key vibe, and solid eats await at this family-run Mt Pleasant spot.

Address: 2614 4 Street NW

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Lifestyles Bistro

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This charming catering company and bakery offers a lovely breakfast spread with plenty of tasty choices all for around $8 a plate. Look for breakfast sandwiches, and protein-packed omelettes on offer first thing in the morning at Lifestyles.

Address: 107-1935 32 Avenue NE

Kane’s Harley Diner

Get your motor running in the morning with a pitstop at this unique Calgary diner. You can fill your tank–so to speak–with big breakfast fare for around $9-10 a plate, with dishes like a breakfast burrito, egg combos, pancakes, and more.

Address: 1209 9th Avenue SE

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