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Best Diners Brunches in Calgary?

MartinT Apr 3, 2010 12:54 PM

I have a list of favorites; Diner Delux, Blackfoot Diner, Brunch at Smugglers (as long as you arrive early) but would like to sample more. Where are your favorite Brunch/Diners in Calgary?

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    nonlinear Apr 3, 2010 07:25 PM

    99th avenue cafe, for sure. it's not quite a diner (in the retro or greasy spoon sense), they serve up the best breakfast in south calgary... AND, it's CHEAP. see my review here: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/678036

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      foodkarma Apr 4, 2010 11:10 AM

      My votes for diner style brunch: Diner Deluxe, Dairy Lane, and Avenue Diner.

      Lots of comments on these previous brunch in Calgary threads.

      Avenue Diner
      105 Steven Avenue Mall, Calgary, AB T2P 1B4, CA

      Dairy Lane Cafe
      319 19 St NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2J2, CA

      Diner Deluxe
      804 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, AB T2E 3J6, CA

      1. Major_9000 Apr 5, 2010 01:06 AM

        The Ranche in Fish Creek park does an awesome Sunday brunch.

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          crazy_eoj Apr 5, 2010 12:14 PM

          Can't beat the Dairy Lane!

          Also quite good are 1886 in Eau Claire, and for a great change of pace try Pfanntastic Pannenkoek Haus non Crowchild Tr S!

          Dairy Lane Cafe
          319 19 St NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2J2, CA

          Pfanntastic Pannenkoek Haus
          2439 54 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T3E 1M4, CA

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            nonlinear Apr 5, 2010 02:01 PM

            1886 is one of the worst breakfasts i've had in calgary. $15 for cold, hard potatoes, pale eggs, and no meat? no thanks!

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              Jasz Apr 5, 2010 07:13 PM

              The burrito I recently had there was quite tasty but, yes, very pricey, $18 I think.

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            chowfungirl Apr 6, 2010 04:08 PM

            Gotta check it out everyone!!!

            My taste buds were tantalized by the diversity and fun-ness of the brunch selections!
            Check out my review:

            The Altadore Dining Lounge
            4824 16 St SW, Calgary, AB T2T 4J5, CA

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