Calgary Cheap Eats: Poutine

Dec 19 2017, 11:15 am

Whether you’re after a quick snack or meal, make sure you check out our weekly Cheap Eats post dedicated to affordable and tasty food in Calgary aimed at satisfying your belly without breaking the bank.

Today we’re rounding up a list of top heavy poutines smothered in gravy and cheese curds in the city under $10.

Naina’s Kitchen

Naina’s Kitchen may be better known for their stuffed burgers, but they also dishes up a variety of top poutine choices. Enjoy fries doused in gravy and dotted with chunky cheese curds. A half serving will set you back $6, while a full serving costs $11.50. Add pulled pork, bacon, or chicken into the already hearty mix for further indulgence.

Address: 8-2808 Ogden Road SE
Phone: 403-263-6355                         
Twitter: @nainaskitchen


Alberta King of Subs

Make sure you bring your appetite to Alberta King of Subs. While smoked Montreal sandwiches might be the name of the game, this casual storefront also prepares a range of satisfying poutines, from the traditional gravy and cheese curd type to more ingredient loaded versions topped with tender chunks of smoked meat. No matter whether you order a small or regular sized portion both come in under $10.

Address: 7196 Temple Drive NE
Phone: 403-293-5809


Joey’s Urban

Expect to find an array of filling poutine renditions at Joey’s Urban, all prepared with their natural cut fries, cheddar curds, and signature gravy. In addition to a classic poutine, Joey’s offers Mexican, Greek, Buffalo Chicken, Nacho, Perogy-topped, and a Bacon Cheeseburger poutine.

Address: Multiple locations (check website)
Twitter: @JoeysUrban

The Big Cheese Poutinerie

The Big Cheese Poutinerie has something for everyone on their menu. Poutine purists will enjoy devouring the eatery’s Traditional Poutine (fresh cut fries topped with cheese curds and smothered in their secret recipe gravy), while more adventurous eaters will have a hard time deciding between all the additional meat (grilled chicken, chipotle pulled pork, roast beef with peppercorn gravy) and veggie toppings stavailable. All small portions with toppings come in under $10.

Address: Multiple locations (check website)
Twitter: @mybigcheese


CHARCUT Roast House

Photo courtesy of CHARCUT Roast House

Photo courtesy of CHARCUT Roast House

Looking for something a little more upscale? Check out CHARCUT’s take on the Québecoise classic. Ordered as a side, CHARCUT’s deliciously simple poutine is smothered in truffle gravy and topped with squeaky cheese curds ($9).

Address: 101, 899 Centre Street SW
Phone: 403-984-2180
Twitter: @CHARCUT


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