Jun 08

Did someone say “patio”?

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The trees are green, the sun is shining and the rails are up. It’s PATIO SEASON!

If you haven’t had a chance to already enjoy the start of the patio season, don’t worry. There is plenty of time to enjoy the growing number of patios along Stephen Avenue and in the downtown Calgary core.

Coffee and Bakeries

Morning java or afternoon pick me ups are always better under the sun. Some of Calgary’s finest coffee can be enjoyed on these cafe patios in downtown Calgary.

Alforno Cafe and Bakery – 222 7th Street SW
Caffe Artigiano – 332 6 Ave SW (Centrium & Shell buildings)
Cafe Rosso – 140 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)
Good Earth – 850 2nd Street SW
Monogram Coffee – 420 2nd Street SW (Fifth Avenue Place)
Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters – 102 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)
Second Cup – 607 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)

Fine Dining

Downtown Calgary is filled with world-class dining. If you’re looking for an exceptional dining experience while basking in sunshine, try any of these downtown restaurants.

Bank and Baron Pub – 125 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)
Barclay’s Upscale – 255 Balrclay Parade SW (Sheraton Suites Eau Claire)
Blink Restaurant – 111 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)
Buchanan’s Chophouse – 738 3 Ave SW
Ca’Puccini Theatre Cafe – 205 8 Ave SE Arts Commons (Stephen Avenue)
Catch & The Oyster Bar
– 100 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)
Charcut – 101, 899 Centre Street SW
Cucina – 515 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)
Divino – 113 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)
Hy’s Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar – 3rd Street & 8 Ave SW (At the CORE)
KABUKU Downtown – 103, 414 3rd Street SW
Ki Modern Japanese & Bar – 308 4 Ave SW
KLEIN / HARRIS Restaurant – 110 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)
Murrietta’s – 808 1 Street SW (Second level patio)
River Cafe – Prince’s Island Park
Saltlik Steakhouse – 101 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)
Teatro Ristorante – 200 8 Ave SE Olympic Plaza (Stephen Avenue)
The Belvedere – 107 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)
The Guild – 200 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue, heated)
Thomsons – 112 8 Ave SE (Stephen Avenue)
Township Bar & Grill – 181, 250 6 Ave SW
4th Avenue Keg – 320 4 Ave SW (heated)

Restaurants
Downtown Calgary has a beautiful array of diverse restaurant options with something for every taste and budget. Find a sunny patch on any of these patios and enjoy a cold one!

Barcelona Tavern – 501 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)
Blue Vinny Diner – 105 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)
Booker’s BBQ + Crab Shack – 316 3 Street SE
Cactus Club Cafe – 317 7 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue, heated)
CARNE ‘street meat’ – Olympic Plaza (Stephen Avenue)
Earls Bankers Hall – 315 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue, “cubed” patio)
Fionn MacCool’s – 255 Barclay Parade SW (Sheraton Hotel Eau Claire)
James Joyce Irish Pub & Restaurant  – 114 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)
Joey Eau Claire – 208 Barclay Parade SW (20 Eau Claire Market, heated)
Jugo Juice – 2, 119 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)
Local 522 Public Tavern & Kitchen  – 522 6 Ave SW
Local on 8th – 310 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue, heated)
Metropolitan Grill – 150, 317 7 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue, The CORE)
Milestones Grill & Bar – 107 8 Ave SE (Stephen Avenue)
Moxie’s Grill & Bar – 888 y Ave SW (Sandman Hotel)
National on 8th – 360, 225 8 Ave SW (Scotia Centre, rooftop and patio)
Original Joe’s Restaurant & Bar – 109 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)
Pig & Duke – 503 4 Ave SW
Prego Cucina Italiana – 200 Barclay Parade SW (Eau Claire)
Sonoma on 9th – 700 9 Ave SW
State & Main Kitchen + Bar – 601 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)
Sumo Lounge – 200 Barclay Parade SE (Eau Claire Market)
The Bow River Barley Mill Pub Company – 201 Barclay Parade SW (Eau Claire, main and second level patios)
The Palomino Smokehouse – 109 7 Ave SW
The Unicorn – 223 8 Ave SW (Stephen Avenue)

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