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Today we’re rounding up a list of where to nab some cheap eats in Calgary’s Bridgeland neighbourhood for around $10.
Get your burger fix at Bridgeland’s Burger 320. For $7 you can wrap your hands around the burger joint’s signature bun. The aptly named Burger 320 is made up of fresh brisket (ground daily on site) from locally raise beef, home-style fixings, and a soft, pillowy bun with the number 320 branded on top. Note this business is cash only.
Address: 814 1st Avenue NE
Specializing in Middle Eastern cuisine, this Bridgeland eatery offers a range of tasty and affordable fare. Most menu items (think generous serves of baba ghannouj, falafel balls, flatbreads, Halloumi filled sandwiches, salads, and more) come in under $10, with the exception of a handful of dishes.
Address: 1105 1st Avenue NE
If you’re on a budget, you can’t go wrong with Peppino Gourmet Foods. This family owned and operated Italian eatery prepares a range of hearty sandwiches, the majority of which are priced at $10 or less. The menu features sandwich combos like Artichoke Turkey, Spicy Calabrese Salami with hot banana peppers, and Beef Meatloaf with Mozzarella.
Address: 717 2nd Avenue NE
Joycee’s Caribbean Foods
Situated just off Edmonton Trail, Joycee’s Caribbean Foods is a causal delight offering Jamaican patties, rotis, and platters with an array of filling choices, including curried goat, beef, chicken, and shrimp. While the platters are priced between $12 to $15 their patties are only $2.50 each and are filled with either fish, chicken, spiced beef or mild beef.
Address: 630 1st Avenue NE
You can’t miss this sunshine yellow house in Bridgeland. The charming, converted space offers freshly roasted Costa Rican coffee, an assortment of baked goods, and a range of daily lunch specials, including Latin American-inspired empanadas, burritos, and panini (all priced under $10). Stop by on the weekend when the cafe whips up gluten-free and vegan sweet potato waffles, which start at a base price of $6.
Address: 204 7A Street NE