Hello and welcome to this post on the best places to eat breakfast in Calgary. By the time you finish reading this you will be ready to rush out the door to eat a tasty meal.
Our opening section will discuss the best all-around brunch and breakfast restaurants in Calgary. Whether you are searching for eggs, omelets, waffles, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, sandwiches, wraps, bacon, sausage, or any other delicious morning meal somewhere on that list should have you covered.
Then we will talk about healthy vegan and vegetarian breakfast options. Donuts, bagels, and bakeries will round out our next few topics.
After all of that is out of the way we will pivot to drinks and discuss local cafes to get your coffee as well as some more healthy stuff like smoothies and juices. Our final section will tell you about the best all day breakfast restaurants near you because this food tastes so great it shouldn’t only be limited to the morning hours.
Throughout the post any time a brunch buffet is available we will try to point that out, and you can also expect there to be a map for your area towards the end to help you find the closest spot. Anyone that is interested is welcome to check out our other blogs on this area of the world right there.
Best Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants In Calgary
If you are searching for places to eat your bacon, eggs, waffles, pancakes, omelets, or any early morning delight the best Calgary breakfast and brunch restaurants are a good place to look:
- Queens Breakfast Cocktails at 3927 Edmonton Trail
- Namo Café at 824 Edmonton Trail
- 1886 Buffalo at 255 Barclay Parade SW
- Monki Breakfastclub & Bistro at 1301 10 Ave SW
- Yellow Door Bistro at 119 12 Ave SW
Queens Breakfast Cocktails serves brunch classics and sandwiches as well as international food every day from 8:30am to 2pm. International café food made with locally sourced ingredients including pancakes, French toast, Benedicts, and omelets are all offered at Namo Cafe every day from 8am to 3pm.
1886 Buffalo is a good place to try homestyle comfort food like pancakes, omelets, Benedicts, and breakfast burritos. All day breakfasts like pancakes and eggs are available on weekdays at Monki Breakfastclub & Bistro from 8:30am to 3pm and until 4pm on weekends. You can have breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day from 7am at Yellow Door Bistro where they also offer a brunch buffet near you on weekends from 9am to 2pm.
Vegan & Vegetarian Breakfasts
Want to feel your best throughout the day? Then have your first meal at one of these healthy vegan or vegetarian breakfast spots:
- SaVeg Café at 637 11 Ave SW
- The Coup at 924 17 Ave SW
SaVeg is a trendy daytime cafe in an athletic club serving smoothies and seasonal vegan dishes with a Korean twist.
Donut Shops In Calgary
On the other hand if you just want something that tastes delicious one of these local donut shops should suffice:
- Baked Doughnuts at 751 3 St SW #410
- Ritual Doughnuts at 4517 1 St SE
- Beebop Doughnut at 2015 4 St SW #1
- Jelly Modern Doughnuts at 1414 8 St SW
- Hoopla Donuts at 414 3 St SW
Bagel Shops Near You
You should be able to find a wide variety of bagels and probably some breakfast sandwiches at:
- Bagelino’s The Bagel Co at 809 7 St SW
- St. Lawrence Bagels at 2638 Parkdale Blvd NW
- Cravings Bagels & Desserts at 1441 29 St NW
Bakeries will have many different types of foods that can kick your day off right:
- Glamorgan Bakery at 3919 Richmond Rd SW #19
- A Ladybug Bakery & Café at 2132-10 Aspen Stone Blvd SW
- Sidewalk Citizen Bakery at 618 Confluence Way SE
- La Boulangerie Bakery Café at 2435 4 St SW
Cafes In Your Area
Get your caffeine boost when you pick up your coffee at one of these cafes in town:
- Milano Coffee at 602 11 Ave SW #102
- Good Earth Coffeehouse at 1502 11 St SW
- Caffe Beano at 1613 9 St SW
Milano Coffee has a modern rustic setting and offers a menu of classic coffees, baked goods, and diner favorites on weekdays from 7am to 4pm and 9am to 3pm on weekends. You can have great coffee and delicious breakfast at Good Earth Coffeehouse on weekdays from 6:30am to 9pm and 7am to 6pm on weekends.
Caffe Beano is open daily from 7am to 8pm serving specialty drinks as well as homemade pastries and light food.
Smoothies & Juice Bars
Usually these smoothie and juice bars will also sell some wraps, sandwiches, bowls, and other healthy food for your morning:
- Oasis Juice & Nutrition Bar at 1012 1 St SW
- Booster Juice at 4703 130 Ave SE #15
- Jugo Juice at 4916 130 Ave SE #242
- TG Juice Bar & Breakfast at 3513 17 Ave SE
Quick custom vegan bowls as well as healthy smoothies and juice are served at Oasis Juice and Nutrition Bar starting early at 9am. Jugo Juice sells made to order delicious sorbet free smoothies, wraps, and flatbreads from 9am to 8pm Monday through Saturday and 10am to 6pm on Sundays.
Breakfast is served all day at TG Juice Bar & Breakfast as well as a variety of drinks like cappuccino, tea, and more every day from 10am to 8pm. Don’t forget about the smoothies at places from some of our other lists including SaVeg Café and Good Earth Coffeehouse.
All Day Breakfast Restaurants
When you want your bacon and eggs later in the day head to an all day breakfast restaurant in Calgary:
- Galaxie Diner at 1413 11 St SW
- Red’s Diner on 4th at 1415 4th St SW
- Bennys Breakfast Bar at 7007 11 St SE
Galaxie is a retro style diner serving classic all day breakfast near you every day from 8am to 3pm. Hearty breakfast meals are served all day at Red’s Diner from 8am to 2pm including delicious Benedicts, wraps, omelets, pancakes, and waffles.
You can order homemade dishes all throughout the day like eggs Benedict, omelets, French toast, and waffles from 7am to 3pm at Benny’s Breakfast Bar. Monki Breakfastclub & Bistro from our initial best local breakfast options list also serves it all day too.
You are also welcome to read our posts on:
- Early Morning Restaurants in Edmonton
- Early Morning Restaurants in Winnipeg
- Early Morning Restaurants in Vancouver
- Early Morning Restaurants in Seattle
Enjoy Your Breakfast In Calgary
Well, we wish we had more to share but for now that is all we’ve got. After reading about all of those local breakfast spots to get your eggs, omelets, bacon, pancakes, or waffles as well as buffets, healthy vegetarian and vegan options, donut and bagel shops near you, cafes, smoothie and juice bars, and all day restaurants you should be ready for your next meal.
Do us and our future readers a favor by mentioning if we got anything incorrect in the comments, and feel free to share any early morning meal tips for your area that you may have too. Now go have fun enjoying your breakfast in Calgary.