Ten brunch spots in Calgary you must visit!

Discover some of the best places in Calgary to enjoy a late morning meal
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Calgary has a fantastic food scene with an array of dining options to choose from. Whether you're in the mood for a classic dish or a unique twist on a breakfast favourite, Calgary’s brunch scene has you covered.

The UCalgary student recruitment team has shared their personal favourites to help you find the brunch spot to suit your taste!

The Bro’Kin Yolk

The Bro’Kin Yolk is a popular brunch spot with four locations in Calgary. Their menu offers a wide range of options made from fresh, organic, and free-range ingredients. They offer breakfast classics including their eggs benedict, breakfast poutine, or Belgian waffles that will certainly satisfy your cravings.

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OEB Breakfast Co.

OEB Breakfast Co. is a classic brunch spot with various locations across the city, with one located in University District, only a few minutes away from UCalgary. Their menu is filled with delicious brunch items and offers vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Whether you are craving something sweet or savoury, OEB Breakfast Co. has it all!

Brekkie Café

Brekkie is an imaginative café located in the southwest of Calgary. They offer seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients in a warm and inviting atmosphere. If you are in the mood for something sweet, you cannot go wrong with their French toast and pancakes. 

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Vendome is located in the bustling neighbourhood of Sunnyside and offers a cozy and inviting atmosphere. They offer fresh and delicious brunch options including unique pastas, salads, and handhelds. Their menu features refined Mediterranean-style dishes and a wide range of sweet and savoury menu items.

Queens Breakfast

Queens Breakfast offers an authentic breakfast experience in northeast Calgary. They offer a modern yet rustic dining experience and various food options. Their menu ranges from croissant benedicts to fried chicken and waffles and everything in between!

Monki Breakfast Club & Bistro

Monki Breakfast Club & Bistro is a perfect local spot with two locations in Calgary. They focus on featuring innovative twists to breakfast, ranging from pancake breakfast tacos to their popular reverse French toast. If you want to experience a fun and fresh twist to breakfast classics, then this brunch is for you!

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Red’s Diner

Red’s Diner is a great brunch spot known for their warm and comfortable interiors and hearty meal portions. With four locations throughout Calgary, Red’s Diner has become a popular place to grab delicious food. They offer a fresh and delicious menu including burgers, soups, and sandwiches!


Brouhaha offers an authentic dining experience, passionate about providing a lively and comfortable space. They offer a wide selection of breakfast favourites and diverse menu items with gluten-free or vegan options.


ZCREW Café is located in the heart of downtown Calgary with great specialty coffee and tea to pair perfectly with their amazing food. Their menu caters to anyone with dietary restrictions with products that are handcrafted, free-range, and naturally smoked. If you want to try something sweet, try their delicious matcha pancakes!

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Namo Café Bistro

Namo Café Bistro is a family-owned and operated restaurant located just north of downtown Calgary. Their menu offers a unique twist to breakfast classics and takes inspiration from around the globe. From their crepes to their brunch bowls, they offer an assortment of flavours to start off your morning!