There’s really nothing better than a quality bowl of pasta to make all your troubles float away.
Where you’re aiming for a red, white, or no sauce variety of this amazing Italian export, Calgary is in no shortage of amazing places to grab a bowl of noodles worth writing home about.
Everyone’s got their favourite neighbourhood spot, but truly, you could head to any one of these establishments at any given time and enjoy a bowl (or two), and leave on cloud nine and a full belly.
Best pasta in Calgary
One of YYC’s all-time favourites, Teatro has a selection of pasta that can be devoured in a comfortable, fine dining atmosphere.
Address: 200 8 Avenue SE, Calgary
This sister restaurant to Hayden Block Smoke & Whiskey serves up pasta made from scratch, must-have crispy and cheesy risotto balls, along with deliciously crafted cocktails to boot.
Address: 1401 12 Avenue SE, Calgary
Una may be known for its amazing pizza, but this bustling 17th Avenue spot also offers some great pasta like the house-made gnocchi and rotating seasonal features.
Address: 618 17 Ave SW, Calgary
This Italian spot in Kensington offers a casual vibe and some seriously epic comfort food. Pasta on this menu includes spaghetti carbonara, zuppa di mare, and tagliolini ai pomodorini e basilico to name a few.
Address: 314 10 Street NW, Calgary
This stunning eatery makes you feel like you’re stepping into Tuscany (especially that terrace in the warmer months). Expect grub like Ravioli, Carbonara, and Amatriciana pasta.
Address: 1016 8 Street SW, Calgary
This Calgary spot has housemade pasta and Negronis on tap, oh, and a bocce court too — so you know it’s a great place to head for carbs and fun.
Address: 1002 Edmonton Trail, Calgary
This friendly trattoria serves up some amazing pasta including gnocchi Pomodoro, lasagna, and carbonara in its 34-seat dining room.
Address: 616 17 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2S 0B4
You know when a family-run business has been around since 1974, it’s got to have good food. Mercato West is a market and eatery that serves up killer fresh pasta.
Address: 873 85 Street SW #5000, Calgary