Open and opening soon: Highly-anticipated restaurants in Calgary

Apr 18 2018, 4:33 pm

With so many amazing restaurants, bars, and breweries in (and around) Calgary opening every month, it’s clear there will be no shortage of new dining destinations for locals to check out.

Here are 8 Calgary restaurants that are open or opening soon.

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Espresso Cafe

This spot officially opens on April 18, so patrons can head to Kensington to get in one some all-day breakfast and quality caffeinated beverages. The menu is pretty extensive and covers everything from benedicts to burrito bowls.

Address: 273 10 Street NW

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Tuk Tuk Thai – Creekside

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This is the third location for this local Thai chain. Creekside opened on April 16 and you can expect to see their Kensington location open within the next month. The family of restaurants has plans for another YYC location and an Airdrie one as well.

Address: 12024 Symons Valley Road NW

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Noodlebox – 8th Street Cooperative

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Noodlebox, the maker of delicious Southeast Asian street food, has opened its second Calgary location in at 1436 8th Street in the Beltline.

Address: 1436 8th Street SW

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Paros – 8th Street Cooperative

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You can now get gyros at two Paros locations in YYC, the newest is located in the new 8th Street Food Collective.

Address: 1436 8th Street SW


Little Lot Diner – 8th Street Cooperative

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Twelve cocktails, four rotational taps, a coffee bar, and some drool-worthy looking grub. Little Lot Diner is open and ready for business.

Address: 1436 8th Street SW
Phone: 403-265-0018


OMO Teppan & Kitchen

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This new spot offers a lunch and dinner teppan menu. The restaurant’s head chefs Chef Tetsuhuru Tsuboi and Chef Robert Tanchico have prepared a menu serving up succulent meats (including mouth-watering wagyu and Kobe beef) and seafood like lobster tail and scallops.

Address: 5222 Macleod Trail S
Phone: 403-764-3222

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Opening Soon

Gorilla Whale

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We’re expecting this new Inglewood joint’s grub to be as imaginative as the restaurant name itself. From the fine folks that brought you The Beltliner, this spot is ‘coming soon’ and bringing yakitori, ramen, cocktails, and a “heavy dose of rock n’ roll” with it.

Address: Inglewood

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Ol’ Beautiful Brewing Co.

Ol’ Beautiful Brewing Co. is opening soon in Inglewood at 1103 12 Street SE and is bringing back brewing roots to the historic Calgary neighbourhood. While we don’t know exactly when they plan on opening their doors, the brewery is keeping us updated on social media, so continue to check back for an official announcement.

Address: 1103 12 Street SE
Phone: 403-978-4721

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