Where to get the best pasta in Calgary

Oct 11 2019, 7:27 am

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

Teatro Ristorante

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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
Phone: 403-290-1012

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Cardinale

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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
Phone: 403-264-6046

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Una Pizza + Wine

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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
Phone: 403-453-1183

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Cotto Italian Comfort Food

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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
Phone: 587-356-4088

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Bonterra Trattoria

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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
Phone: 403-262-8480

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Tavernetta

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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
Phone: 403-250-8894

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Bread and Circus Trattoria

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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
Phone: 403-476-3615

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Mercato West

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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
Phone: 403-263-6996

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