Dining by a crackling fire pairs perfectly with Calgary’s frigid winter views, wouldn’t you agree?
Here are 10 restaurants that you can get cozy at.
1. The Nash
Warm up by reserving this spot by the fireplace or grab a seat at the rotisserie counter as you eat up the best charcoal fire grilled meat dishes in town.
Address: 925 11 Street SE
Tucked inside a century-old house just off the corner of 9 Avenue NE, nothing is more comforting than eating a plate full of homemade pasta while sitting in a dark wooden booth listening to 90s hip hop.
Address: 1002 Edmonton Trail NE
Living up to its name, this is our city’s cozy livingroom space where you can kick back by the fire, sip irresistible cocktails, and warm up your stomach with six year-old white cheddar fondue.
Address: 514 17 Avenue SW
4. River Café
Nestled on Prince’s Island, this is Calgary’s community cabin where we all go to escape the city life. By being around a cobblestone fireplace, plenty of cottage chic decor, and even a skating rink nearby, you’ll feel so far from the city even though you’re actually steps away.
Address: 25 Prince’s Island Park
This intimate space in the heart of Kensington has comfy booths full of pillows against a rich red tufted backdrop because the food is so delicious it will make you want to bounce off the walls.
Address: 209 10 Street NW
Feel at home eating pasta and drinking wine on Alforno’s luxe couches right by the fire.
Address: 222 7 Street SW
If you need to escape the cold, you can feel the warmth of the wood-burning pizza oven as you dine on Californian-Southwestern fare at Cilantro.
Address: 338 17 Avenue SW
8. Deane House
Voted as one of the top 30 new restaurants in Canada by Air Canada’s En Route Magazine, this charming restaurant set in Inglewood’s historic home is serving up contemporary Canadian dishes with all the cozy feels.
Address: 806 9 Avenue SE
9. The Guild
Located in the historic Hudson’s Bay building on Stephen Avenue, this restaurant has comfy window side booths with the building’s archways framing the views of the bustling street perfect for people watching.
Address: 200 8 Avenue SW
Getting through winter is all about eating Italian comfort food and drinking fine wine by Bonterra’s cobblestone fireplace.
Address: 1016 8 Street SW