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Hangover Comfort Food on 17th Ave

There’s nothing better than a greasy burger or huge helping of your favourite comfort food when you’re feeling a little under the weather… or *ahem* a little hungover after too much Champagne. Here are some epic comfort food meals you can find a long 17th Ave to to pick up or order in and enjoy on your couch as you slowly recuperate from the crazy year that was 2020.

Photo Credit: Meltwich Calgary


They don’t call it the Monster Melt for nothing. This epic, indulgent Grilled Cheese Melt combines Meltwich’s standard burger, mac and cheese and Hickory smoked bacon, all served on a pressed grill cheese bun. You heard that right, this sandwich combines all of the best ingredients for one marathon of a meal. Check them out online for their delivery options. 

1610 10 St SW, meltwich.ca

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Clive Burger

If you haven’t tried the juicy, 100% all natural Alberta beef burgers at Clive Burger yet, stop what you’re doing right now and go. You can’t go wrong with their hamburger served with all the fixins’, but why get one patty when you can have three? And you can’t forget a side of crinkle cut fries or their delicious poutine. Head to their website for their pickup and delivery options! 

736 17 Ave SW, cliveburger.com

D Spot Dessert Cafe

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, then this 17th Ave spot is what your dreams are made of. This dessert café has everything from heaping piles of pancakes to waffles covered in ice-cream and more. If you’re looking for a sweet treat of ultimate proportions, try out the Hit D Spot, made with a double layer Belgian waffle topped with vanilla and chocolate brownie ice cream, loaded with brownies, almonds, chocolate curls, white chocolate curls, Belgian milk and white chocolate callets, drizzled with hot fudge and Belgian white chocolate. You may need some help with this one. Order your online today!

933 17 Ave SW #100, dspotdessert.com

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Tubby Dog

Tubby Dog’s creative gourmet hot dogs really help this 17th Ave hidden gem live up to its name. They’ve got the classic toppings such as homemade chili, bacon and cheese, as well as more inventive ingredients like wasabi, peanut butter and Cap’n Crunch. Order your online, or call them at 403-244-0694 to phone in your pickup order!

103-1022 17 Ave SW, tubbydog.com

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Big Cheese Poutinerie

This 17th Ave favourite puts an inventive spin on a Canadian classic with toppings like Donair meet and caramelized onions, or Butter chicken and green peas –they even have a dessert poutine made with brown sugar, cream cheese and caramel sauce. For a little Mexican flair, try the Taco Luchador, made with seasoned ground beef, salsa, guacamole, jalapenos, shredded cheddar and Fritos. If you’re really hungry, Big Size your poutine for just $3. Call 403-457-2873 to pick your poutine up today!

738 17 Ave SW, mybigcheese.com

Photo Credit: Blanco


Blanco’s selection of tacos are always a good choice no matter the occasion, but don’t overlook their Signature Burritos, which are perfect meal for a day spent hunkered down inside. Loaded with rice, refritos, pico de gallo and your choice of pulled pork, ground beef, brisket or plant-based protein, these “Big Ass Burritos,” at Blanco are sure to fill you up. Order online or call 403-228-1854 for pickup! 

723 17 Ave SW, blancocantina.ca

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Chicago Deep Dish

Everyone knows that pizza is the ultimate stay-at-home meal, and Chicago Deep Dish’s signature square pizzas are no exception. Even the small 10-inch option looks like enough to feed a family, so you can only imagine how substantial their large, 14 inch option is – enough to feed more than 6 people! Enjoy one of their classic square pizzas with delicious topping options such as pepperoni, salami, bacon, shrimp, beef, chicken, Italian salami and more. Order yours now by calling 403-204-0404. 

327 17 Ave SW, chicagodeepdish.com

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Cluck N Cleaver

Cluck N Cleaver’s selection of rotisserie and fried chicken is perfect for a Friday night in with your family, or a day at home vegging on the couch. Their sizeable portions are more than enough food for you and your cohort, but their selection of house made gravy, buttermilk biscuits and other sides are not to be missed. Order delivery, or for curb-side pickup here!

1511 14 St SW, cluckncleaver.com

Comery Block

Order brisket, turkey, pork ribs or pulled pork, all smoked for 10-14 hours each morning, and served by the half pound alongside sides like potato salad, yam casserole and corn on the cob. We doubt you’ll still be hungry after this, but they also have a selection of trays, featuring delicious additions such as mac & cheese, watermelon salad, burnt ends and more. Head to their website for their takeout and delivery options. 

638 17 Ave SW, comeryblock.com

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