Top 5 Restaurants in Altadore / Marda Loop District
Altadore isn’t just one of the best places to live in Calgary’s southwest; 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 southwest after I tried their jaw-dropping peanut satay beef noodle soup. The broth is unlike anything I’ve had in the city; it’s so good in fact that you’ll want to slurp it all down after the vermicelli noodles and beef strips are gone.
Apart from this mouth-watering satay, Nho Saigon also has a large selection of dry bun and rice dishes which are great for warmer seasons when a hot bowl of soup may not do.
- 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 our favourite one out of all the ones in Calgary simply because its food tastes the best. Whether it’s a beef tataki appetizer, Alaskan roll, tempura udon or another item on the menu, the food is always served fresh and made with quality ingredients.
Apart from delicious sushi, Globefish in Marda Loop has a cozy 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’ve had in Calgary, this place is always a candidate for lunch or dinner when in the area. It’s also usually less busy compared to restaurants found right on 33rd Avenue SW.
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.
Sometimes you’ll even 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.
- 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 those nearby who are looking for a delicious meal at a reasonable price without having to travel far from home.
As far as pubs go in Calgary, it’s is hands down one of the best I’ve been to. You can tell that the kitchen goes above and beyond the call of duty when cooking up food because of the way that it tastes – unlike your typical pub food, I guarantee. Its servers are just as exceptional. All this makes it a great place to catch the Calgary Flames in action, 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! The menu has all the favourite traditional Thai dishes such as pad Thai (egg noodle dish) and tom yum soup (hot and sour soup), both of which are highly recommended along with the sweet green curry dish that goes perfectly over rice.
Inside is a small, but cozy atmosphere perfect for groups of all sizes. De Thai Cuisine also offers gluten-free options for those sensitive to it as well as egg-free dishes for those who can’t eat eggs.
- Stay tuned for our De Thai Calgary Restaurant Review
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