Best Breakfast in SE Calgary
- September 5, 2017
- By Cody Battershill
Best Breakfast in Southeast Calgary
Where will you find the absolute best breakfast in southeast Calgary? We’ve compiled a list of our favourite southeast breakfast restaurants in YYC for you to check out. Enjoy!
See one of your best breakfast spots in the southeast that’s not on the list? Let us know and we will add it as soon as we can! Also see:
Blackfoot Truckstop Diner
Don’t let the atypical storefront of Blackfoot Truckstop Diner fool you. Blackfoot Truckstop Diner has been one of the best breakfast restaurants in the southeast for quite some time.
Located in a quaint gas station found just off Blackfoot Trail and Deerfoot Trail SE, this diner serves up delicious traditional home-style breakfast and brunch meals for extremely affordable prices.
If you happen to be a pie lover, you’ll want to revisit the Blackfoot Truckstop Diner sometime after lunch or in the evening to try one of their critically acclaimed pie desserts!
Recommended: Chicken Salsa Omelette, French Toast, Eggs Benedict
- Address – 1840 9th Avenue SE
- Phone Number – 403-265-5964
Cravings Market Restaurant
Find some of the best breakfast in southeast Calgary at this long-standing restaurant. Cravings is known for its comfy atmosphere and even better food with their breakfast being of no exception.
Nestled away in the warehouse area just off Glenmore and Macleod Trail, the restaurant has a complete menu serving up all your favourite breakfast meals. It’s location very close to but off the beaten path of these two major city routes make it the perfect place to grab a bite in the morning.
Recommended: Farmers Market Bowl, Asparagus and Lentil Eggs Benny, Montreal Reuben Breakfast Bagel
- Address - 7207 Fairmount Drive SE
- Phone Number - 403-252-2083
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Eggsmart on Barlow
What used to be an old, dirty and run-down restaurant in the Esso Gas Station on Barlow Trail SE has now been converted into a new, clean and upbeat Eggsmart.
You won’t find gourmet meals at this restaurant like you will at some of our other best breakfast restaurants in southeast Calgary. What you do get, however, are some of the best home-style breakfast favourites such as omelettes, hashes and eggs benedict which are cooked well and taste good every time.
Recommended: Eggsmart Poutine, Eggsmart Classic Breakfast, Baja Bennie
- Address – 2515 50th Avenue SE, Building No. 1
- Phone Number – 403-523-9200
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Grumans Catering and Delicatessen – Victoria Park
The fast-paced, urban lifestyle of Victoria Park demands restaurants like Grumans Catering and Delicatessen where you can either choose to sit down and eat a gourmet breakfast / brunch / lunch or grab a quick-bite to go while on your way.
We’ve done both, although for breakfast we recommend sitting down and enjoying one of Grumans breakfast options, all of which are easy-to-order online for pick-up. This place also has an extensive list of other lunch and dinner options, but we will leave that one up to you!
Recommended: Grumans Hot Breakfast, Banana-Walnut Challah French Toast, Montreal-Style Bagel & Cream Cheese
- Address – 230 11th avenue SE
- Phone Number – 403-261-9003
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Kane’s Harley Diner
Eating at Kane’s Harley Diner almost feels like you’ve transcended reality and into the movie Grease Lightning. Inside you’ll find a quaint ambiance equipped with unfashionable orange paint, antique jukeboxes and motorcycles that makes dining here as enjoyable as the food.
As with most other best breakfast diners in southeast Calgary, you’ll find simple home-style meals on the menu at a very affordable price. Kane’s signature is simplicity and affordability and has always been consistently good every time I’ve visited.
Recommended: Glide Benedict, Biker Bow, Hawg Wild Cinnamon Buns
- Address – 1209 9th Avenue SE
- Phone Number – 403-269-7311
Mom’s Place Family Restaurant
If you love affordable home-style breakfast, then you’ll want to check out Mom’s Place Family Restaurant. Located just off International Avenue in the deep southeast, this restaurant offers a lot of bang for your buck with more than affordable breakfast meals that leave you full and smiling every time.
Keep in mind that Mom’s Place is all about simplicity; however, unlike many other of the best breakfast restaurants in southeast Calgary, you can easily get a satisfying meal here like two eggs and hash browns for well under $10.00. Two people can easily eat here for under $20.00 including tip. What a deal!
Recommended: Eggs & Bacon, Pancake Breakfast
- Address – 5016 17th Avenue SE
- Phone Number – 403-452-0228
Red’s Diner – Ramsay
Situated on a quiet street in the southeast inner city, Red’s in Ramsay is the perfect place to meet up for a good breakfast and / or brunch meal every time.
This particular Red’s location is one of three in Calgary and guarantees consistency as does its other two locations on 4th Street SW and in Kensington District, making it one of the most reliable and best breakfast restaurants in southeast Calgary.
Recommended: Ramsay Benny, Steak and Eggs, Farm Fresh 3 Egg Omelettes
- Address – 1101 8th Street SE
- Phone Number – 587-353-1188
Lo and behold, the downtown restaurant where you will find the absolute best all-you-can-eat breakfast in Calgary! Located on the bottom floor of the Hyatt Hotel, on weekends Thomsons holds a feast of epic proportions where you’ll find gourmet eggs benedict, made-to-order omelettes, Tropicana fruit juice and more. There’s even a candy bar!
Thomsons Restaurant also has a beautiful street side patio backing out onto Stephen Avenue we recommend you reserve well in advance for the complete breakfast experience.
Recommended: Eggs Benedict, Omelettes, Unlimited Juice
- Address – Hyatt Hotel – 112 8th Avenue SW
- Phone Number – 403-537-4449
Sunday brunch buffet at Thomsons was so satisfying. From regular breakfast items, waffles, omeletes, pancakes, eggs Benedict, to dim sum, seafood, soup/salad, gourmet cheese, roast beef and dessert. Even the Greek yogurt parfait was so amazingly good. No wonder I had 7+ plates of food. I wished my stomach was bigger #sundaybrunch #bigbrunch #indulgenteats #breakfastandlunch #somuchfood
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