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Restaurants

Downtown Calgary

Charcut Roast House: A word from CHARCUT “Top Chef” finalist, Connie DeSousa and John Jackson Co-Chefs/Owners of this restaurant located in downtown Calgary. Featuring urban-rustic cuisine with a custom-built rotisserie and charbroiler, vintage-style slicer and hand-crafted charcuterie eating bar. A contemporary and inviting gathering place, CHARCUT combines local chef-driven cuisine with Italian and Country French accents.

Cucina: Located at Eighth Avenue Place in downtown Calgary, Cucina joined the Teatro Group in October 2012. Cucina is one part Italian bistro that serves guests looking for a casual yet intimate dining experience and one part grab & go café for clientele on the move.

Hy’s Steakhouse Calgary: This may be a new incarnation of one of Calgary’s most iconic steakhouses, but with its plush booths, high-quality steaks and seafood and traditional tableside service, the new Hy’s retains all the retro-chic charm as the original.

Milestones Grill & Bar – Stephen Avenue: Milestones offers plenty of eclectic options, ranging from savory curry bowls and pasta to burgers and Asian-inspired fish entrées.

Murrieta’s Bar & Grill: The cuisine at Murrieta’s can be described as West Coast with a large selection of seafood, steak, game, and pasta. Murrieta’s is located just off Stephen Ave at 808-1st Street SW in the former Alberta Hotel Building. Along with the outstanding service, Murrieta’s offers live music with a Pianist Wednesday through Friday and Sunday evenings from 5:30-8:30pm; as well as live bands ranging from R&B to Funk to Classic Rock and Jazz, Friday and Saturday nights from 10pm-1am.

OEB Breakfast: Classic traditional to creative and diverse menu choices for breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Chef-driven and farm to table concept.

Old Spaghetti Factory: As times and tastes have changed since we first opened, our menus have evolved. We continue to attract guests with the basics that built our menu: an all-inclusive menu proudly serving fresh daily from scratch sauces and dressings and of course, our hot sourdough bread, minestrone soup or tossed salad, spumoni ice cream and freshly ground coffee or hot tea round out all of our meals.

River Café: An extraordinary dining experience is to embark on a journey. Located in the middle of Prince’s Island Park, on the lagoon where the Bow River passes through downtown Calgary, River Café features ‘Seasonal Canadian Cuisine’. Inspired by the natural setting of the Bow River Valley, the restaurant has the feel and nostalgic appearance of an old Rocky Mountain fishing lodge with an open-hearth fieldstone fireplace and panoramic views of the park and Calgary’s dramatic cityscape beyond.

Saltlik: The Saltlik represents a re-invention of the steakhouse for the casual dining crowd. Billed as a “rare steakhouse,” the Saltlik’s signature steaks are adorned with unique sauces and glazes such as rosemary citrus butter, chipotle barbeque, and Ermite blue cheese. There is also a diverse selection of seafood, chicken and rib dishes on the menu.

Sky 360: Located at the top of the Calgary Tower, Sky 360 is a revolving restaurant and bar that offers more than just an unforgettable view of Calgary & the Rocky Mountains. Spectacular food, inviting contemporary design and an award-winning wine program all come together to create a unique dining destination that towers above the rest. With the purchase of an entrée, Sky 360 takes care of your elevation fee and entitles you access to the Calgary Tower Observation Deck one floor above the restaurant!

Northwest Calgary

Earls 16thAvenue: This original Calgary Earls location is a perfect dining spot near the city center. Conveniently located across the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) and easily accessible from the University of Calgary, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, and WinSport. Join us for brunch, lunch, dinner or late night and sample our diverse, globally inspired menu and handcrafted cocktails in a lively, casually sophisticated setting.

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar Stadium: Mouthwatering steaks, delicious seafood, an outstanding wine list and a warm atmosphere are all trademarks of The Keg. The Stadium Keg is located within walking distance of McMahon Stadium. It features cozy dining room seating, a spacious bar and lounge, and a beautiful patio during the summer months.

NOtaBLE – The Restaurant: NOtaBLE is a comfortable “home” that fosters a genuine love of great food with a family of passionate culinarians, passionate producers and exceptional service staff. The open kitchen invites you in, the wood-burning rotisserie turns. The menu reflects our passion; a new burger on the menu every month, a selection of wines chosen with care.

Northeast Calgary

Earls Restaurant Barlow Trail: Located in Northeast Calgary near Sunridge Mall and a short distance away from the Calgary International Airport and Max Bell Centre. Offering a diverse, globally inspired menu in a lively, casually sophisticated setting.

Cora’s Breakfast & Lunch – Sunridge Mall: Cora restaurants are committed to promoting the importance of eating breakfast and to creating unforgettable food experiences for customers. For 10 consecutive years, Cora has been voted gold winner for ‘Best Breakfast and Brunch’ category in the Calgary Herald Readers’ Choice Awards. Our lunch menu is available weekdays from 11 a.m. Guests can enjoy our seasonal patio.

Sumo Grill Japanese Restaurant: A sushi lover’s dream, Sumo boasts a full selection of nigiri, hand cones, and rolls, including Calgary Flames-themed specialty rolls. Warm up with something hot, like a steaming bowl of ramen, udon noodle soup or crispy spring rolls.

Fiasco Gelato: Fiasco Gelato was started in 2003 to bring amazing gelato to Calgary. After 11 years, we still handcraft all our Gelato and Sorbetto in small batches, by hand. Sourcing the best ingredients available to us, and continuously developing new creations. In the last few years, we transformed into a wholesale purveyor of the finest Italian Ice Cream in Canada as well as opening our cafe in August 2015.

Old Spaghetti Factory – Marlborough Mall: Nearly every item on The Old Spaghetti Factory’s menu is made on-site from scratch using fresh ingredients. Unlike most restaurants, when you order our entrees, we serve you a complete meal, which includes bread, salad or soup, coffee or hot tea and Spumoni ice cream for dessert.

For more information about restaurants options please check: www.visitcalgary.com

Things To Do

Archery Games Calgary: The first indoor archery tag facility in Calgary, Alberta. Up to 20 players at once can battle it out against each other in a variety of different game modes.

Backyard Axe Throwing League (BATL): offers a uniquely casual urban venue to experience the thrill of axe throwing in leagues, or for private events such as parties and team building. Using the axe as a tool to build friendships and competitive spirit, we deliver an old interpretation of fun.

B-Line Indoor Bike Park: First of its kind in Calgary! This newly opened 60,000 square foot Indoor Bike Park has terrain for all levels and abilities of riders, from toddlers to Olympic athletes.

Calaway Park: Calaway Park invites you to experience endless family fun at Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor Family Amusement Park! Calaway Park has 32 rides, 24 food locations, 23 games, live entertainment and a 3D theatre.

Calgary Tower: 2018 marks the fiftieth year of the Calgary Tower defining the city’s skyline. In 2017 the Calgary Tower was honored to receive first place in two categories: Best Place to Take Visitors and Best View of the Mountains. Whether you’re a resident of the city or here to visit, there’s always something to see.

Calgary Zoo: Discover Life On Earth at the Calgary Zoo! From the splendor of the Canadian Wilds to the heart of Destination Africa, the Calgary Zoo takes you on a journey to see close to 900 animals from around the world. Visit the gorilla rainforest habitat, trek over to the Savannah to watch the hippos swim, or have an adventure in the Canadian Wilds seeing a majestic grizzly bear.

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame: Be Inspired By Canada’s Greatest Sports Heroes Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is an international award-winning facility with over 40,000 square feet of inspiring experiences. Located at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park, site of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame features 12 interactive galleries and a collection of 100,000 artifacts.

Capture the Flag Paintball & Airsoft: Capture The Flag Paintball & Airsoft is a world-class, 116 acre and 22-course facility for the thrilling sports of paintball, airsoft, and splatmaster (6-9-year-old paintball). Open all year round. All gear is included as well as an unlimited hot dog BBQ or bring along any of our own food or drink.

Fort Calgary: The heart of Calgary is red … the scarlet red of the North West Mounted Police tunic. When the NWMP built their fort at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers in 1875, they laid the foundations for the city we enjoy today. Dawn the red coat and witness the arrival of the first train. Travel through time and see Calgary grow as you walk down Main Street.

Glenbow: With a collection of over 1.3 million artifacts and artworks, Glenbow is one of the largest museums in western Canada. Glenbow’s mandate is to celebrate and share the history, creativity, and beauty of western Canada. Our exhibitions build bridges between history and the present and showcase art and culture from our own backyard and around the world.

Heritage Park Historical Village: Escape Today at Heritage Park Historical Village. See and feel the past as it comes to life in front of your eyes. This unique Park’s attractions and exhibits span Western Canadian history from the 1860s to 1950s. You will see the vital story of the settlement of the west not only preserved but presented alive and in great working condition! Ride the authentic steam train, make old-fashioned ice cream with the prairie townsfolk, explore our First Nations encampment, enjoy the antique midway, savor freshly baked treats from the Alberta Bakery, enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride, and set sail on Calgary’s only paddlewheeler.

Laser Quest: Laser Quest is a family entertainment venue combining the classic games of hide-and-seek and tag with a high-tech twist. Our multi-level arena has specialty lighting, swirling fog and energetic music to add to the excitement for up to 40 players in each game.

Lougheed House: Lougheed House offers visitors a unique historical experience. Guests can dine in the restaurant, purchase unique gifts and art pieces in the gift shop and art gallery, take a tour of the house and gardens with an experienced interpreter, as well as enroll in one of the many workshops or school programs. Visit Wednesday through Sunday.

Mukwah Rafting Tours: Join our newly launched Calgary River Experience on the Bow River. Safe and fun for all ages. Raft along downtown Calgary on the beautiful Bow River on a guided float trip. (Approx. 1 1/2 hour on the river, based on flow.)

Nomad Mobile Gear Rental: We are 100% mobile, delivering your summer and winter sport rentals right to the door of your home, office, hotel, community center – wherever you find it most convenient. Discover the easiest way to rent bikes, paddleboards, travel boxes, and more by booking online with Nomad Mobile Gear Rentals: Calgary’s only sports equipment delivery service. No charge drop-off and pick up. New – city bike tours!

River Valley Adventure Co./Segway Tours: After a lesson and orientation, you will have all the skills you need on your ride. Our guides are able to give information about the history of the area and Calgary as well as ensure that your tour is safe, fun and memorable. Daily summer adventures and great sightseeing experience. Corporate packages. Team building activity for groups up to 10 people.

Skyline Luge: With more than 50 twist and turns and covering a distance of over 1800 meters on a continuous downhill trajectory, the track at Skyline Luge Calgary is the longest in the world and is certain to bring smiles to the faces of both the young and old.

The Hangar Flight Museum: The Hangar Flight Museum is located just south of YYC Calgary International Airport. The building in which the museum collection is held had its origins in the founding of the British Commonwealth Air Training Program in Calgary. Built in 1941, it was the drill hall for the #37 Secondary Flight Training School. The museum features a wide variety of civilian and military aircraft spanning the entire century of Canadian flight.

The Locked Room: A real-life escape room – an interactive adventure in which you and your teammates work together to complete different puzzles & challenges. Your mission is to escape from the room while racing against the clock! It’s an adventurous game that will put your critical thinking, communication skills and problem-solving abilities to the test!

The Military Museums: The Military Museums is the largest facility of its kind in Western Canada. This multi-faceted attraction houses eight museums under a single roof. From authentic armored vehicles and fighter planes, the history of the regimental galleries, or the rotating contemporary art and heritage exhibitions of the Founders’ Gallery, the size, and scope of The Military Museums has it made one of Calgary’s top attractions.

WinSport: Rush down North America’s fastest zipline, reaching speeds of up to 140 km/h from the top of the 90m Ski Jump Tower, or rumble down the sliding track at 100 km/h in a four-man summer bobsleigh. Guests can also ride more than 25 km of mountain bike trails, enjoy a scenic round of 18 hole mini-golf, or strap on the skates at Calgary’s newest Ice Complex and home of Hockey Canada. If you’re looking for a more relaxed visit at the park, celebrate Canadian sports history with a visit to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, which features 529 inducted sports legends and more than 1,000 artifacts from a vast array of sports.

For more information about things to see & do please check: www.visitcalgary.com

Discounts can be found at www.calgaryattractions.com

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