While great food comes in many different forms, it’s hard to argue that the humble burger is one of the world’s greatest dishes. Like so many of the classics, it’s simple, relatively cheap and utterly delicious.
Calgary burgers are as tasty and as exciting as it gets, so wanted to pick the very best of the best so you can work your way through the list.
The Best Calgary Burgers
One of the finest and most sophisticated dining rooms in Calgary. Fine dining without all the pretense and pomp that some places insist on. Case in point is the burger, which is perfectly plump, juicy and will make you a regular for life as soon as you taste it. A thing of wonder.
A classic American-style burger joint where the long lines tell you just how good the product is. The burgers, fries and onion rings are sublime but once you discover the shakes you’ll be addicted for life. If only all food tasted this good.
Named after their square footage, Chef Mario now has three locations and has been feeding a passionate fanbase brisket, burgers and amazing sides for years. They make their own buns and once you taste the burgers you’ll see what all the fuss is about. Stunning.
Clive Burger does super classic American-style burgers, where the focus is on top end local beef that’s always super fresh. The setting is all about minimum fuss, great service and getting you a seriously good burger every single time.
This stylish Argentinian restaurant is focused around an Argentine wood-fired grill, which inspires lot of the menu. Try the double stacked gaucho burger, topped with dry-aged provoleta cheese and crushed avocado, made all the better with a side of parilla beef fat fries. Perfection.
Tonic’s food menu evolves with the seasons featuring the freshest local products and super tasty burgers. Despite being located in Calgary Airport, it maintains a high standard that goes above what you expect from airport food.
Boogie’s Burgers is a “no-holds-barred burger emporium” that serves up huuuge burgers that are insanely juicy. These burgers are beasts – the ‘Don’t Fear The Reaper’ comes with our all beef patties, four slices of bacon, a butterflied 100% all beef wiener, two slices of cheddar, a fried egg, boogies signature red sauce, lettuce, tomato and onion. Then to top it all, off a mini corn dog.
When you’ve finished all that eating you’ll want to walk it off so make sure to check out the 7 most Instagrammable spots in Calgary.