Top 5 Restaurants in Altadore / Marda Loop District
Altadore isn’t just one of the best places to live in Calgary’s southwest inner city; it’s also one of the best places to eat!
With the Marda Loop business district located on the north end of the community, there’s never a shortage of restaurants and other food establishments to eat at.
Consistency is everything for restaurants, and these five have gone above and beyond the call of duty to provide customers with some of the best food possible and on a regular basis at that.
I highly recommend any one of these best restaurants in Altadore the next time you find yourself in for some food in the area.
- Address – 2111 33rd Avenue SW
- Phone Number – 403-246-1388
Nho Saigon quickly became one of my go-to Vietnamese pho restaurants in the south after I tried their jaw-dropping peanut satay beef noodle soup. The broth is unlike anything I’ve had in the city and the bowl is packed to the max with vermicelli and beef strips.
Apart from the mouth-watering satay, this restaurant also has a great selection of dry bun and rice dishes which are also very delicious!
- See our list of Best Pho & Vietnamese Restaurants in Calgary today
Globefish Marda Loop
- Address – 1, 2009 33rd Avenue SW
- Phone Number – 403-249-8866
Globefish in Marda Loop is by far the best one out of all the restaurant chain locations because its food tastes the best. Whether it’s a beef tataki appetizer, Alaskan roll, tempura udon soup or another one of the long-list of menu items, you’ another menu item, the food is always served fresh and made with quality ingredients.
Apart from delicious sushi, Globefish in Marda Loop has a great eating ambiance and exceptional service. I highly recommend the spicy tuna sashimi and the special happy crunch roll – sushi lovers will enjoy these without a doubt!
- See our full Globefish Marda Loop Calgary Restaurant Review today
Pegasus Greek Restaurant
- Address – 4824 16th Street SW
- Phone Number – 403-229-1231
Off the beaten path in Altadore is a hidden gem restaurant called Pegasus. Serving some of the best tasting and most authentic Greek cuisine I have had in Calgary, this place is always candidate for lunch or dinner when in the Marda Loop area. It’s also usually less busy compared to restaurants right on 33rd Avenue SW.
Sometimes you’ll be served by one of the owners of the restaurant. I’m guessing that these Greek entrees have been passed down the generations through their family which I must say is somewhat enthralling.
Pegasus stays true to its roots with a Greek theme; pictures of ancient monuments and sculptures, nifty wall paper and white trim, plus a small patio that’s great for spring and summer, making this best Altadore restaurant always enjoyable!
- See our full Pegasus Greek Calgary Restaurant Review today
The Garrison Pub
- Address – 2040 42nd Avenue SW
- Phone Number – 403-243-4483
Experience pub food at its best at the Garrison Pub in Altadore. Located on the corner of 42nd Avenue and 20th Street SW, this place has become a preferred restaurant of choice for local residents who are looking for a delicious meal at a reasonable price without having to travel too far from home.
As far as pubs go in Calgary, it’s is hands down one of the best I’ve been to in the city. You can tell that the kitchen goes above and beyond the call of duty when cooking up food and its servers are just as exceptional. This all makes it a great place to catch the Calgary Flames game, Barclay’s Premier League game or any other sporting event.
My favourites are the fish and chips and the mushroom swiss burger. These are both absolutely must tries, although everything I have ever ordered off their menu has been more than good. Also one of the best fish and chips in town!
- See our full Garrison Pub Calgary Restaurant Review today
De Thai Cuisine
- Address – 2215 33rd Avenue SW
- Phone Number – 403-705-2203
If you love Thai food for a reasonable price, then De Thai is a spot to try if you haven’t already. The menu has all the favourite traditional thai dishes such as pad thai (egg noodle dish) and tom yum soup (hot and sour soup); I highly recommend both of these as well as the sweet green curry dish – this was my favourite.
De Thai Cuisine also offers gluten-free options for those sensitive to the ingredient as well as egg-free dishes for those who can’t eat eggs. Check this place out!
- Stay tuned for our De Thai Calgary Restaurant Review
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