Livability and Placemaking in Our Communities
Imagine living in a place where you could walk everywhere – to work, the gym, your friends place, a coffee shop, the grocery store. Would you want to live there?
The coffee scene in southeast Calgary is thriving. Here are four must-visit coffee shops to try that serve everything from classic roasts to new takes on your favourite cuppa.
Market Café is both hard to miss and a bit of a hidden gem. On the one hand, its location in the South Health Campus means it sees a lot of foot traffic and serves up plenty of coffee. But less well known is its tasty menu. Choose from hot and tasty entrees and fresh sandwiches.
Why it’s a must-visit: Save room for dessert. The pastries, cupcakes and cakes whipped up at Market Café are worth a trip in themselves.
Address: 4448 Front St SE, Calgary
The Good Earth Coffeehouse in Seton Place serves up ethically sourced and richly brewed coffee. Add to that a wide selection of tea, fresh food and baked goods and it’s easy to see why it’s always bustling.
Why it’s a must-visit: Good Earth isn’t just about a cup of coffee; it's about the community, connection and an eco-friendly approach.
Ever-present and familiar, Starbucks offers a dependable experience with its signature range of coffees and a cozy atmosphere. This Starbucks branch carries the legacy of the global brand, providing a comfortable nook for coffee lovers and professionals alike.
Why it’s a must-visit: It's the classic go-to for consistent quality, friendly baristas, and the well-loved seasonal beverages. Whether it's for a quick pick-me-up or a place to unwind, Starbucks blends familiarity with comfort.
Address: 19489 Seton Crescent SE, Calgary
A Canadian icon, Tim Horton's on Seton Crescent is a staple for anyone looking for a quick, comforting cup of coffee and an array of delectable baked goods. Known for its fast service and community vibe, it's a spot that's embedded in the daily routine of many.
Why it’s a must-visit: Tim Horton's is where you go for that distinctly Canadian coffee experience. It’s about more than just a cup of joe—it's about the warm, welcoming atmosphere and the classic Timbits that have won over hearts nationwide.
Whether you’re a local or just passing through, these coffee spots make it easy to take a restorative break. So grab a mug, pull up a chair and start sipping.