Restaurant award systems of any size are always contentious, but for the restaurateurs and hospitality professionals receiving said accolades, they are cause for celebration.
Avenue Magazine has just unveiled their list of Calgary's Best Restaurants for 2023 which sees long-standing spots like Bridgette Bar, River Cafe and Teatro grace its "Best Overall" list. Newer eateries such as Fortuna's Row, Lonely Mouth and Zushi appear on Avenue's "Best New Restaurants" list.
The very robust Calgary's Best Restaurants 2023 featureaims to cover all corners of the city's food scene. It highlights longstanding eateries, new additions to the food scene, as well as a huge range of concepts in niche categories like "Best Barbecue" in Calgary, "Best Chinese Restaurants", "Best Pubs" in Calgary, "Best Vietnamese Restaurants", and "Best Sandwich Shops" in Calgary.
Over 130 different restaurants and bars receive nods from the local lifestyle magazine across all categories.
To celebrate this year's best restaurants in Calgary, foodies have the opportunity to attend Avenue's Best Restaurants Tasting Experience 2023, which takes place on Thursday, March 23, 2023 at Willow Park Wines & Spirits. Tickets start at whopping $175 and can be purchased via Showpass.