We don’t put “I Love Alberta Beef” stickers on our bumpers for no reason. We really have some of the best beef in the world right here in our home province. Here is our list of where to to find this juicy delicacy in Calgary.
Blue Star Diner
This popular Bridgeland dining spot is known for teaming up with local suppliers in Alberta to provide fresh, chemical-free food. Their local meat suppliers include Mitchell Bros. Beef and Broek Acres Pork. Go for their classic bison burger, accompanied with local Sylvan Star aged white cheddar.
•809 – 1 Ave NE, 403-261-9998. www.bluestardiner.ca
Every burger made at this Calgary favourite is made from fresh brisket, ground that day from locally raised beef. Fix your burger how you like it with toppings including arugula, fresh tomatoes, and sautéed jalapeños. Take note that the two locations offer slightly different menus.
•Bridgeland: 814 – 1 Ave NE, 403-515-0035 809. www.burger320.com
•Kensington: 126 – 10 St NW, 403-515-0035. www.burger320.com
For more than 40 years, Caesar’s Steakhouse has proudly supported Alberta ranchers by exclusively serving Sterling Silver and AAA Alberta beef, seasoned with their house spices and grilled over charcoal for mouthwatering flavour. Order from their premium cuts including T-Bone Steak and the New York Strip for a true Albertan meal at this Calgary institution.
•Downtown: 512 – 4 Ave SW, 403-264-1222. www.caesarssteakhouse.com
•Willow Park: 110, 10816 Macleod Trail SE, 403-278-3930. www.caesarssteakhouse.com
Charcut Roast House
This local gem has been a Calgary favourite for years, and for good reason. The menu is loaded with a mouthwatering selection of house butchered meats. Offering a delicious dinner menu, they also have a quick lunch menu for when you might be tight on time.
•101, 899 Centre St SW, 403- 984-2180. www.charcut.com
Craft Beer Market
Craft Beer Market is known for their impressive beer selection, but did you know that they also serve Alberta beef? Pair your brew with a steak sandwich or one of their delicious burgers
•345 – 10 Ave SW, 403-514-2337. www.craftbeermarket.ca
This trendy restaurant offers upscale rustic cuisine and they have close relationships with local suppliers to produce the best quality food. Their menu is spilt up by size of dish so you always get to pick what matches your appetite.
•308 – 17 Ave SW, 403-265-7343. www.modelmilk.ca
This sleek steakhouse in the Kensington district is proud to serve Alberta beef – and only Alberta beef – on their menu. All of the beef is humanely raised, grass-fed, and is never frozen to ensure quality and taste. Enjoy their great selection of steaks including Wagyu beef from Brant, Alberta.
•107 – 10A St NW, 403-670-6873. www.modernsteak.ca
This relaxed steak house is proud to serve Alberta lamb, beef, and game on their menu. Order the classic Alberta lamb shank, or switch it up and dive into the bison enchiladas with smoke sundried tomatoes and salsa verde.
•1114 Edmonton Trail NE, 403-277-3408. www.open-range.ca
This gorgeous dining spot can be found in Prince’s Island Park, where fresh food found within the current season is a priority. Their succulent Alberta beef is accompanied by Jungle Farms Barley, Wood Grilled Brassica, Okanagan Cherries, and Maple Beer Jus.
•25 Prince’s Island Park, 403-261-7670. www.river-cafe.com
The Cattle Baron
The Cattle Baron only serves the best Sterling Silver or AAA Alberta Beef aged 28+ days. Choose from classic cuts such as filet mignon, top sirloin, and the cowboy cut rib steak served with a side of potato and fresh vegetables.
•North: 3340 – 26 Street NE, 403-250-2595. www.cattlebaroncalgary.com
•South: 33 SunValley Blvd SE, 403-201-9000. www.cattlebaroncalgary.com
Located in the Beltline district, this elegant and historic restaurant serves Alberta beef with a wide range of cut options including prime rib and C.A.B. tenderloin.
•320, 11 Ave SW, 403-262-7262. www.vintagechophouse.com