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Where to Find the Best Burgers in Calgary?

By REW (Real Estate Wire) Nov 15, 2021

From 60s-style diners through to vegan options, there’s a patty for every bun. We’ve streamlined your search by listing the eight best burger joints in Calgary - depending on what you’re in the mood for!


1. Boogie’s Burgers

The Renfrew-based Boogie’s Burger started back in the 60s and is the place to go if you have an appetite. Wash down one of these filling classics with a milkshake or a local beer. 

Menu favourites: Doug’s ‘Don’t Fear the Reaper’ Burger – with four patties and four slices of bacon.


2. Clive's Burger

Open late, Clive’s is the place to stop after a night on the town or for a snack and drink. They serve Alberta ground beef with Clive’s Sauce – all washed down with a custard shake. 

Menu favourite: ‘Clive-style’ burger with the signature sauce, pickle, lettuce, tomato and cheddar.


3. Burger Inn Restaurants

Started in the 80s by two unemployed mates, both with Ph.Ds, Burger Inn serves old-fashioned burgers and sides for the fast-food lovers, as well as speciality burgers for the foodies. 

Menu favourite: Wild Boar Burger or Wild Salmon Burger. 


4. Briggs Kitchen + Bar

Established on four pillars of love - food, people, liquid and a deal - Briggs Kitchen + Bar creates delicious comfort food using quality ingredients. 

Menu favourite: The Briggs Burger is an award-winning classic with two patties, American cheddar and tomato aioli. 


5. The Guild

Named after guildhalls that served as meeting places for secret societies and artists, The Guild focuses on traditional butchery, cookery and barkeeping. 

Menu favourite: Chuck Burger made with Beretta Farm’s house-ground patty, lettuce, tomato, house-made mayo, and pickle on a brioche bun.


6. The Wednesday Room

The edgy Wednesday Room is a unique space created as a homage to the eclectic, sophisticated 60s-style lounge with incredible food to match the décor. 

Menu favourite: Wagyu Burger and Fries with two patties and a host of fresh ingredients on a potato bun. 


7. Burger 320

Named after the original location’s dimensions of 320-square-feet, Burger 320 serves purely authentic cuisine prepared by Chef Mario, drawing on his Italian heritage. All buns are baked fresh daily and the burgers consist of five-ounce Alberta beef patties and house-made relishes. Visitors can also choose to customise burgers to their unique tastes!

Menu favourite: Wickens Burger consisting of a juicy beef patty with farm bacon, block cheddar, garlic aioli, arugula and BBQ rhubarb onion chutney.


8. V Burger

This incredible Calgary burger place serves completely, 100% plant-based burgers, sides and even milkshakes! And the great thing is that all V Burger’s menu items are delicious and taste authentic. 

Menu favourite: The Impossible™ V Burger which has brioche bun, cheez, mustard, ketchup, pickles, lettuce and tomato. 

Whether you’re popping into Calgary for a visit or you’re a local with a big appetite, then try one of these top burger places – you won’t be disappointed!

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