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Calgary’s Best Restaurants of 2024

It’s a celebration! Avenue Magazine Calgary has just revealed its picks for the Best Restaurants in Calgary, and the 17th Ave SW district shines brightly in the spotlight of culinary excellence. A big round of applause to all the winners and runners-up for their well-deserved recognition and continued success!

Best Diners

Winner- Galaxie Diner

Best Vietnamese Restaurants 

Winner – Golden Bell

Best Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurants

Winner- The Coup

Best Thai Restaurants

Runner-up – Tuk Tuk Thai

Best Sandwich Shops 

Winner – Alumni Sandwiches
Runner-up – Peppino Gourmet Foods

Best Pubs 

Winner – Ship & Anchor  
Runner-up- Trolley 5

Best Pizzerias

Runners-up – Una Pizza + Wine and Pizzaface

Best Japanese Restaurants

Runners-up – Lonely Mouth Bar

Best Korean Restaurants

Runners-up – Hankki

Best Indian/Pakistani Restaurants

Runner-up – Moti Mahal

Best Chain Restaurant

Winner – Una Pizza + Wine

Best Burger Joints

Runners-up – Alumni SandwichesClive Burger and V Burger

Best Brunch Restaurants

Runners-up – Maven and Pigeonhole

Best Restaurants in Calgary’s Beltline Neighbourhood

Runners-up – Lulu BarModel Milk and Lonely Mouth Bar

Best Barbecue Restaurants

Runner-up – Comery Block Barbecue

Best African Restaurants

Runner-up – Habesha Restaurant

Best New Restaurants

Winner – Milpa

Best Restaurants

Winner – Model Milk

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The 17th Avenue Business Improvement Area (BIA) is committed to preserving the diverse and energetic character of the area’s business community. We advocate for public safety, revitalize public spaces, implement placemaking initiatives and collaborate with City of Calgary departments to enhance economic well-being and attract new businesses, fostering a thriving and inclusive environment for all.

Our borders are from 16th Street to 2nd Street SW along 17th Ave SW and several blocks of 14th (up to 12 Ave SW), 8th Street SW (up to 14th Ave SW) and 11th Street (up to 14th Ave SW).



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