Calgary is Canada’s largest beef producer. So, it’s no secret that most menus are meat-heavy. Getting a vegetarian-friendly dining experience can be tricky but not impossible. The recent decades have brought on an explosion in the restaurant industry. Therefore, vegetarians have loads of eateries where they can eat. Here are some of Calgary’s best vegetarian-friendly restaurants serving French cuisine.
The Eden is the place to eat food when in Inglewood. This family-owned restaurant is an authentic “blue-collar” eatery. The servings are ample and include vegetarian options. Their menu is simple and made of mostly family recipes. Therefore, you can expect everything to taste and smell, just like grandma’s home cooking.
Fleur de Sel
Tasty French cooking, a relaxed atmosphere, and fine wine are the main reasons you should go to 4 St SW, Calgary. They serve some of the tastiest vegetarian options that pair well with their house wines (mostly pinot noir). Their soups are to die for, and their salads come highly recommended. Their parking is ample, and their waiters are friendly.
The Avec Bistro serves some of the most excellent French, Canadian and international dishes. Its located along 550, 11 Avenue, and also serves a vegetarian-friendly menu. The petit bistro offers a quality dining experience with friendly staff and talented Chefs. The Head Chef may not be French, but the taste is undeniable in every bite. After your meal, you can treat yourself to their delicious dessert options. Their selection of wines comes paired with a fine selection of pleasant cheese.
Purlieu Modern Bistro
The Purlieu is a modern French restaurant that serves the people of Oakridge, Calgary. Their menu consists of mostly French cuisine with a fusion of international styles. The vegetarian options are classic with a modern twist that unleashes flavour in every bite. Their prices are friendly, and they are open until late. It’s also one of the best restaurants to grab some brunch.