We’ve said it once and we’ll say it a hundred more times. Sunday’s are tough, so if you happen to wake up before noon, that should be celebrated! This weekend and every weekend that you managed to do what many believe was impossible the night before, treat yourself to a bottomless mimosa, a hangover caesar and a mouth full of hashbrowns. Not sure where to go? Here are the best boozy brunch spots in Calgary – because you deserve it for not staying in bed all day.
So you prefer to drink your brunch through a straw hey? Madison 1212 in Inglewood, not only has primo pre-lunch, post-breakfast food, and an adorable patio, they also have the cheapest mimosa’s in the city. This summer, check out the tasty inner-city spot, breathe in some fresh air and sip from flutes of champagne and juice for only $1.50.
Where: 1212 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
But of course, the Ship and Anchor made the list! It seems that every time a bell rings, a baby cries or someone mentions alcohol, their name will appear… and so will the urge to head to 17th for a radler, a bloody Mary or a pink velvet.
Where: 534 17 Ave SW, Calgary
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Alright, let us preface this one by saying that it is of the utmost importance you make a reservation ahead of time. These guys can get insanely busy, but – for good reason! A quick scroll through their Instagram account will basically tell you everything you need to know about Queens Breakfast and Cocktails. Believe us when we say that their food is really as good as it looks and their cocktails follow suit. Check it out!
Where: 3927 Edmonton Trail, Calgary
The Beltliner is a boozy brunch legend. From traditional plates to hangover eats like their unreal stuffed french toast and of course, their liquid breakfasts like the pumpkin spice chai cocktail, we can almost guarantee that you won’t’ regret a morning spent out on their patio. Plus they’re dog-friendly!
Where: 243 12th Avenue SW, Calgary
With a selection of unreal eats and their iconic boozy shakes, Reds gets a 10/10 from us any day, anytime – however, there’s something really special about going there on a Sunday morning. This weekend hit their diner in Ramsay to enjoy your brunch on the patio!
Where: 1101 8 St SE, Calgary
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Monki Bistro has an extensive brunch menu that includes everything from bennies and wicked french toast, but our favourite items have to be that of the liquid variety. With a list that includes their showstopper mimosa, badass mimosa and their beermosa we can almost guarantee you’ll walk (or stumble) away happy.
Where: 4-1420 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0T5, Canada
Not only does CRAFT bring the party in the evenings, but they’ll also help wake you up in the morning! From frittata’s and bennies to boozy pre-noon cocktails these folks have all of the Sunday essentials and the best part? Nearly every one of their locations has a killer patio!
Well, there you have it, folks. The best places in Calgary to indulge in a boozy brunch. Now, go forth and please, drink responsibl.y