As Calgary’s oldest neighbourhood, Inglewood is bursting with historic charm and packed with restaurants you have to eat at.
Here are 10 of the best places to eat at in Inglewood.
Located in an iconic heritage home, this restaurant serves Canadian inspired dishes with a focus on seasonal and sustainable ingredients including vibrant edible flowers picked out of the house’s very own garden. The artistic presentation of the plates, the intricate flavours, and overall dining experience is a true culinary trip.
Address: 806 9 Avenue SE
Giving new life to the legendary National Hotel building, The Nash and Off Cut Bar has revamped the space from the 1900s and infused it with hunger-inducing scents of roasted meats and sounds of flowing libations. It would be a missed-steak if you didn’t order up the charcoal fired AAA beef rib eye or their juicy rotisserie chicken.
Address: 925 11 Street SE
Make sure to try their curried sweet potato, red lentil, and carrot soup and one of their deluxe panini. It all pairs well with their beer and wine selection.
Address: 909 10 Street SE
A lot of love is given to the live music played here and not enough credit to the mouthwatering, soul satisfying Creole-style food they serve. From cajun chicken and smoked Andouille sausage gumbo to six types of Po’boys including blackened catfish, popcorn prawn, and barbecue pulled pork along with sides like homemade cornbread, this is the place to go to for some sweet Southern hospitality.
Address: 1429 9 Avenue SE
Inside a lovely heritage home, Rouge has been serving wholesome dishes to their tables using local ingredients from their own garden and working with Alberta’s farmers.
Address: 1240 8 Avenue SE
If you’re a fan of the ‘za, you’ve got to touch these crusts. The thin Neapolitan style dough holds up gourmet ingredients like roasted garlic truffle panna and wild boar pepperoni.
Address: 1225 9 Avenue SE
Opening its doors in Inglewood this summer, Madison’s 12|12 is all about decked out nachos and stacked salads. It serves up vegetarian options (made with tofu or jackfruit) along with every carnivore’s dream offering both nachos and salads topped with bulgogi beef, smoked ham, pork carnitas, or sesame soy marinated ahi tuna.
Address: 1212 9 Avenue SE
Located in what once was a historic (and deemed haunted) firehall, this spot has kept all the flames in the kitchen grilling up St. Louis style pork ribs, half pound burgers, and baking potato crusted shepherd’s pies.
Address: 1030 9 Avenue SE
Hitting the sweet notes with banana bread French toast and serving up luxurious savoury bennies like a maple glaze roasted duck eggs benny, this diner deserves to have ‘fine’ in its name.
Address: 1420 9 Avenue SE
Not only does this 1950s-style spot have delicious diner food classics – it also has pinball machines.
Address: 1209 9 Avenue SE