5 Top Restaurants in Northwest Calgary
You don’t have to be in the inner city to indulge in the booming restaurant scene in Calgary. Foodies are now seeking out top eats across our city—with plates for every type of cuisine and palette. Many of these must-try spots have been opening in Calgary’s beloved northwest communities, including the areas surrounding of Sage Meadows and the Ridge.
Whether you are looking for a local community pub, Sunday brunch spot or quick grab-and-go meal, we have put together our top 5 must-try restaurants in northwest Calgary:
This farm-to-table restaurant is all about “bringing brunch back to the burbs.” Their menu boasts a huge selection of both breakfast classics and more adventurous options. A favourite? Try their chicken and waffles, made with homemade Belgium waffles.
Insider tip: Put your name on their waitlist in advance so you never have to wait in those long lines at the door.
12580 Symons Valley Road NW, brokinyolk.ca
This laidback neighbourhood pub is the go-to local watering hole for many residents of Sage Meadows and surrounding communities. Filled with a familiar crowd of regulars, Scotsman’s Well offers a cozy atmosphere where customers become friends. They offer a wide array of classic pub-style food, including their popular gourmet pizzas that are made in-house! Don’t miss out on their daily specials…did someone say Wing Wednesday?
12024 Symons Valley Rd NW, scotsmanswell.com
Recently awarded Best Thai, Best Fast Casual and Best Takeout by Avenue Magazine, Tuk Tuk Thai has quickly emerged as a fan-favourite in our city. Perfect for takeout on your commute home, you’ll love their authentic Thai street food dishes packed with flavour. Be sure to try their Drunken Basa dish—it’s the ideal mix of sweet and spicy!
12024 Symons Valley Rd. NW, tuktukthai.com
This urban-inspired kitchen & bar serves all the North American classics from burgers and fish tacos to flatbreads and salads. With something for every palette, it’s a great place to bring family, friends and neighbours together. Don’t miss the jalapeno mac and cheese for dinner! Plus, it pairs perfectly with their daily happy hour from 3-6pm and 9pm-close.
#300, 8 Nolan Hill Boulevard NW, stateandmain.ca
This top-rated Japanese restaurant serves fresh and delicious sushi and izakara-style cuisine. Known for their friendly service and great atmosphere, Li-Ao Sushi’s traditionally trained chefs takes pride in their quality sashimi and refined cutting techniques. This will quickly become the go-to spot to satisfy your sushi craving. Plus, it’s available for both takeout and delivery—perfect for those nights when you want to skip the hassle of cooking!
#602, 8 Nolan Hill Boulevard NW, li-ao-sushi.com
Whatever you craving is, Calgary’s northwest offers some of the best food stops our city has to offer! For more information on some of the great amenities available to Northwest, learn more about the Genesis Land communities of The Ridge and Sage Meadows.