The best part about discovering the best breakfast sandwiches in Calgary is knowing they’re really great at any time of day.
Who says sandwiches are just for lunch? And who says breakfast sandwiches are just for the morning?
When it’s time for the most important meal of the day, one surefire way to fill your belly is with a breakfast sandwich.
Whether it’s piled on a biscuit or brioche or topped with veggies or meat, these egg-cellent dishes will definitely make you think twice about skipping breakfast.
Here are 10 of the best breakfast sandwiches in Calgary to get your hands on.
This egg sandwich is topped with tomato, provolone, pesto, and roasted garlic aioli, all on a brioche bun.
The idea of a stoop represents the front seat to a neighbourhood, a sharable place where people can gather, play, and grow together. That’s exactly what this cafe is.
Address: 1027 Russet Road NE, Calgary
Bro’s To Go
There are nine different breakfast sandwiches to choose from here, all with completely creative and quality ingredients. We love the Longanisa… but we have to go with the Shorty here.
It’s made with braised short rib, crispy onion rings, provolone cheese, paprika aioli, and an egg all inside of a garlic-buttered potato bun.
Address: 303-4820 Northland Drive NW
Address: 1527 5th Street SW, Calgary
All of the breakfast sandwiches here are amazing, but it’s the Big Softy and signature breakfast sandwich that we have to choose from. Inside the incredibly soft potato roll are soft scrambled eggs, brown sugar onions, cheddar, FWB secret sauce, and topped with basil hollandaise.
Address: 1327 1st Street SW, Calgary
There are plenty of options at this hip spot, but we love this one made with beautifully folded scrambled eggs, melted cheese curds, and the famous Chix sauce. It’s definitely one of the breakfast sandwiches in Calgary.
Address: ALT Hotel – 624 6th Avenue SE, Calgary
The Best Breakfast Sandwich
Don’t expect a breakfast sandwich at Diner Deluxe to be anything but epic. This thing comes with your choice of bacon or avocado, an over-medium egg, cheddar, arugula, and red pepper relish, all on a toasted potato roll.
Address: 804 Edmonton Trail, Calgary
Address: 106 Mahogany Centre SE, Calgary
Hot Chicken Panini
Spice up your morning ‘wich at Holy Grill’s 10th Avenue location. The Hot Chick Panini is made with provolone, banana peppers, capicola ham, two fried eggs, and tomato.
Address: 827 10th Avenue SW, Calgary
This modern diner in Bowness rocks three solid breakfast sandwiches, but we like the one that comes with a hole in it.
This impressively stacked sandwich includes a fried egg, cheese, tomato, sprouts, and your choice of bacon, ham, sausage, or avocado on a perfectly toasted bagel with mayo.
Address: 6407 Bowness Road NW, Calgary
The menu is always changing at Sidewalk Citizen, and the Simmons Building location serves up drool-worthy breakfast sammies, always using fresh seasonal ingredients with eggs on their beautiful buttery brioche buns.
Address: Simmons Building, 618 Confluence Way SE, Calgary
Hillhurst Breakfast Sammy
Make a meal of it with Dairy Lane Cafe’s Hillhurst Breakfast Sammy. This big guy is made with a couple of farm-fresh eggs, naturally cured bacon, and Sylvan Star aged cheddar on Engel’s sourdough bread, with lettuce, tomato, mayo, and sweet pepper hash.
Address: 319 – 19th Street NW, Calgary
Beautiful coffee is a given at Rosso’s chic but cozy Calgary cafes, but if you’re looking for something to sink your teeth into in the morning, the breakfast sandwich, served on a cheddar biscuit, is an absolute must-order. (PS, if it’s Stampede time, you’ll want to get the pulled pork breakfast sandwich.)
Address: 103 17th Avenue SE, Calgary
Address: 140 8th Avenue SE, Calgary
Address: 1402 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
Address: 803 24th Avenue SE #15, Calgary
Address: 2102 Centre Street N, Calgary
Tomato Jam and Avocado Toast
This sandwich is vegetarian, gluten-free, and amazing. It consists of avocado, tomato, a sunnyside-up egg, and a balsamic reduction drizzle on nine-grain toast with basil arugula puree.
Address: #130, 12580 Symons Valley Road NW, Calgary