Places To Eat in Cochrane, AB

Breakfast

Breakfast

Sunny Side Up - Sunny Side Up is Cochrane's most recommended breakfast spot, not just for their European inspired menu, but also for the quality and care that goes into every meal. They recently moved into a bigger building along main street, and are best known for their large selection of Breakfast Bowls & Bennies. You can also sip on a specialty coffee or mimosa while you enjoy your breakfast at Sunny Side Up. See all that they have offer to here sunnysideupbf.ca

The Rockyview Hotel/Texas Gate - The Rockyview Hotel is one of Cochrane's most historic businesses. Located on main street, this over 100 year old building hold's much of Cochranes history in photographs along the wall, and is styled to look just like the original saloon. Here you can find Cowboy's Steak & Eggs and a Ranchers Breakfast all-day. Check out their menu here rockyviewhotel.ca/menu

Guy's Cafe & Bakery - Cochrane's go to stop for fresh soup and sandwiches, where you will always be greeted by a resounding "HELLO". In addition to their freshly baked loaves of bread and pastries, they also offer breakfast wraps and bagels. Find their breakfast ,enu here guyscafebakeryinc.com/breakfast

Donair On The Run - Cochrane's favourite donair restaurant doesn't just offer wraps in the morning, but also bowls and a full Canadian breakfast. Open for breakfast during on weekdays at 7:30 Donair on The Run is a great place to stop for a quick bite on your way to work! Check out their menu here donairontherun.ca/breakfast

Forge & Smoke - Located in Sunset, Forge & Smoke is a family restaurant that features many made-from-scratch family favourites. From pancakes and avocado toast to skillets and omelettes, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Forge & Smoke is open for breakfast everyday from 7 to 11, and on weekends for Brunch. Check out their menu here forgeandsmoke.com/breakfast-

Smitty's - Smitty's is located in the strip mall beside Safeway and is everything that you have come to know and love from Canada's largest all-day family restaurant chain. See their menu here smittys.ca

Ricky's - Ricky's Breakfast Cafe shares the same space as Famoso Pizza and offers it's own breakfast menu served until 4pm. Here you find Ricky's classics such as cinnamon swirl pancakes, stuffed brioche french toast, and chicken & waffles. View their entire breakfast menu here rickysrestaurant.ca/breakfast

Tim Hortons - Tim's offers three locations in Cochrane, West Side, The Quarry, and Fireside. You will find all of the classic Tim's offerings, along with great service, at all three locations. Find their different locations here timhortons.ca

Starbucks - Cochrane has two Starbucks locations. The first is located just along 5th Ave and offers a drive-thru and mobile ordering options. The second location is inside Safeway and offers a reduced menu for in-store ordering. Find their locations here starbucks.ca

McDonald's - With locations on 5th Ave and Fireside, McDonald's has two locations to help you get your coffee fix in the morning. Cochrane McDonald's features the menu and service that you know already know and love. You can mobile order here mcdonalds.com

A&W - A&W has two locations in Cochrane, on the West Side and on Griffin Road. A&W breakfast features classic sandwiches, pancakes, and the All-Canadian special. See everything on their menu here aw.ca

Brunch

Fence & Post - A go-to destination for a date night out, Fence & Post specializes and excels at sourcing local ingredients and letting them shine in a "simple yet sophisticated" manner. They have offerings on their menu such as a omelettes, waffles and croque monsieur. Every dish is crafted with thought and care, and it really shines through in the food. View their brunch menu here fenceandpost.ca/brunch

Original Joe's - The brunch menu at Original Joes features classics such as Eggs Benedict, Breakfast Sandwiches and waffles, all served with a side of their "smashed" hash browns. Brunch is available on Saturday and Sunday mornings, view their menu here originaljoes.ca

The Canadian Brewhouse At Canadian Brewhouse you can enjoy their brunch menu on their large patio and a sip a mimosa with your meal. Here you will find many breakfast favourites such as chicken and waffles, eggs benedict, and the western classic, steak and eggs. Find out all that they offer for brunch here thecanadianbrewhouse.com

Ducks on the Roof - Cochrane's original sports bar offers Omlettes during the week from 10am to 3pm, and breakfast special on the weekend for brunch. Check out Ducks on The Roof here ducksontheroof.ca/menu



Cafe's

Cochrane Coffee Traders - Coffee Traders, housed in a beautiful log cabin just off main street, is Cochrane's oldest coffee shop opening its doors over 20 years ago. "We are the only artisan boutique roaster in our community, providing freshly-roasted beans to our residents here and abroad." Check them out at coffeetraderscommunity.com

Guy's Cafe & Bakery - Cochrane's go to stop for fresh soup and sandwiches, where you will always be greeted by a resounding "HELLO". They have freshly baked loaves of bread available to take home, and a variety of delectable desserts and specialty drinks to choose from. Find them at guyscafebakeryinc.com

Good Earth Coffeehouse - Located in The Quarry in a gorgeously lit building with a view of the Cochrane Hill. An inviting place to come and work, chat with friends, or read the local paper with the great food and drinks you know and love from Good Earth. Visit them at GoodEarth

Mezzo Cafe - An upscale cafe located in the community of Fireside. They offer much more than your standard coffee shop fare, including gourmet sandwiches, gelato, and take home pizza kits. See more of their menu here mezzocaffe.com

Bubble Tea Brewers A Calgary based company that offers a wide variety of bubble tea from your traditional milk tea, coffee and matcha, fresh fruit and specialty flavours with gourmet toppings. They also offer a selection of street food that includes cheese corn dogs and bubble waffles! Check out their menu here bubbleteabrewers.ca

Sunset Bakery - Located in the community of Sunset is the only place in Cochrane to get homestyle donuts! Their selections change daily, along with freshly baked loaves of bread, pastries, fresh coffee, and daily soups and sandwiches. Their sandwiches use meats sourced from a local butcher, and they offer coffee beans and other items to purchase from Alberta brands. Find them and their daily updates at their Facebook page sunsetbakery

Tim Hortons - Tim's offers three locations in Cochrane, West Side, The Quarry, and Fireside. You will find all of the classic Tim's offerings, along with great service, at all three locations. Find their different locations here timhortons.ca

Starbucks - Cochrane has two Starbucks locations. The first is located just along 5th Ave and offers a drive-thru and mobile ordering options. The second location is inside Safeway and offers a reduced menu for in-store ordering. Find their locations here starbucks.ca

Fast Casual

Donair On The Run Cochrane's favourite "hole-in-the-wall" is no longer a small establishment, but still carries the same incredible Donairs that will have any Cochranite telling you is the best they have ever had. In addition to traditional Donairs, they also serve pizzas, nachos, salads, appetizers, baklava, and breakfast. Check out their entire menu here donairontherun.ca, and don't forget to try the homemade Sweet Sauce and Garlic Sauce on your wrap!

Patsys Place Patsys Place is located at the Spray Lakes Sports Centre, and offers so much more than your traditional hockey rink food. In addition to their hand cut fries and poutine, they also serve a bannock burger, grilled chicken apple brie sandwich, and a reuben that is consistently raved about. With their constantly changing menu, there is sure to be something for everyone at Patsy's Place! Check out their menu and order your food here  patsysplace.ca

Freshii Just like the name suggests, Freshii located in The Quarry is the perfect place so stop for a salad, soup, bowl or burrito loaded with vegetables and superfoods, or to cool down with a smoothie or frozen yogurt. View their menu and order here freshii.com

The Chopped Leaf Located in The Quarry, The Chopped Leaf is the perfect place to stop for a healthified meal. Their salads, wraps, quesadillas, bowls, and sandwiches not only fuel you, but make you feel good too! Tip: Their tuna melt with dill dip is like nothing you have had before! View their entire menu here choppedleaf.ca

Mucho Burrito Whether you opt for one of their lighter, signature recipes, or build your own burrito the size of a football, you will find nothing but fresh and flavourful ingredients at Mucho Burrito. Stop by and visit the staff who are pros at wrapping your burrito in The Quarry, and view their menu here muchoburrito.com

Krispy Chicken Cochranes only Korean-fried chicken joint is located at the end of Historic Downtown. Their chicken is next level crispy and all of their sauces are incredibly flavourful. Be sure to check out their twist potatoes!  See their menu here krispychicken.com

OPA! Originating in Calgary's Market Mall, OPA is a quick option for something light and packed with flavour. They offer traditional greek platers, souvlaki wraps, fries and tzatziki that are to die for. Check out all that they have to offer here opasouvlaki.ca

Mary Browns Chicken Founded in Newfoundland, Mary Browns Chicken located in the Quarry is a 100% Canadian restaurant. They source all of their chicken and potatoes from local Canadian farms, and everything on their menu is made in-store. See their menu here marybrowns.com

Subway Regardless of which of the four Cochrane locations you choose to visit, you can always expect to find the same great subs, fresh ingredients, value, and stellar customer service. See the latest on their menu here subway.com



Pizza

Duck's On The Roof - A family owned business and consistently recommended as Cochrane's best pizza for their homemade dough and generous amounts of cheese. They offer delicious specialty pizzas loaded with toppings, including the Duck's Special with shrimp! Check our their menu here ducksontheroof.ca/takeout

Community Flatbread Pizza - Looking for pizza and a date night out? Community Flatbread is the place to go. With their romantic ambiance, open pizza kitchen where you can watch them hand toss the dough and cook it in a wood fired clay oven, Community Flatbread offers dinner and an experience. They prioritize locally sourced, fresh ingredients, and the love they pour into their recipes shows in the quality of the food. Learn more about them and their menu here communityflatbread.ca

PZA Parlour - Located in the community of Fireside, PZA Parlour is a 3rd Generation family run italian restaurant, with it's roots in Calgary dating back to the 70's. At PZA Parlour their goal is to make you "feel like family sitting at Nonna's table", and they certainly bring the passion for their families recipes to their pizza. Their pizza is thin crust, fresh and their unique recipes are made with the highest quality ingredients. Learn more about their family and their pizza here pzaparlour.com

The Boot - The Boot offers one-of-a-kind pizza in Cochrane with their double 00 flour dough. The chefs hail from Milan and bring their knowledge and flavours of the local cuisine with them. Their dough is light and airy on the inside and crispy on the outside, their sauce freshly made from the finest tomatoes, and their fresh mozzarella is sourced from a local Calgary company. You can't go wrong with any of the red or white classics on their menu, view it here thebootrestaurant.ca

Lucky Penny Pizza - Located on the golf course in Riverview, Luck Penny Pizza is the perfect place to stop for gourmet pizza or a true pound of wings after a game or on a night out. The owner is a 4th generation Cochrane resident, and each of his pizzas are named after streets, events, people and historical elements of the town. Their large and beautiful patio sits right on the green, and not only do they feature a complete sit down and take out menu, but they also offer frozen pizzas to take home and enjoy whenever you get a craving. Check them out here luckypennypizza.com

Boston Pizza - Boston Pizza is located in the west end and is a destination for Cochrane families. Known for it's gourmet pizza, you can expect all of the unique recipes you love at Cochrane's Boston Pizza. Check out their menu here bostonpizza.com 

Canadian Pizza Unlimited (CPU) - Many in Western Canada will recognize Canadian Pizza Unlimited, or CPU as the locals call it, for their giant pizzas, thick crusts, and unlimited toppings. CPU has two locations in town, one just off main street and the second in Sunset Ridge, and many regard it as the pizza to get after a long night out at the saloon. In addition to Pizza, they also offer Fritou chicken and their menu of sandwiches, wings, tenders and bites. Find their menu here canadianpizzaunlimited.ca

Mr. Mozzarella Mr. Mozzarella is located in the community of Heartland and features a large appetizer menu in addition to their pizza. Here you can find cauliflower wings, mac & cheese wedges, poutine, and you have to try their deep fried cheese curds! See their entire menu here  mrmozzarellacochrane.com

Red Swan Pizza - Red Swan Pizza features a sesame crust and many unique flavours for those looking for something different. Check out the butter chicken, spicy paneer, cilantro chili chicken, and so much more here  redswanpizza-cochrane.com

Panago Pizza - Located on 5th Ave by Safeway, Panago Pizza in Cochrane offers all of the top quality ingredients and plant based options that you know and love. View their menu and order here panago.com

Pizza Hut - Pizza Hut in Cochrane offers take out or delivery of their famous stuffed crust and meal deals that can feed the whole family. View their menu and order here  pizzahut.ca

Papa Johns - Papa John's Pizza in Cochrane offers their traditional pizza's and their famous garlic butter dip for your crust. It is located in The Quarry, and you can view their menu here  papajohns.com

Domino's - Domino's in River Heights offers the same menu and great deals that you have come to expect. View their menu and order here dominos.ca

Little Caesars Little Caesars, located along Main Street, is take out only and offers the hot and ready pizza on a budget. You gotta make sure to try their crazy bread, you won't stop at just one! View their menu here littlecaesars.ca

Asian

Chinese

Chinese Wok Located in Cochrane's West Side, Chinese Wok offers Peking and Cantonese style food, and has a buffet 7 days a week. Find their menu and order here chinesewok.ca

Cochrane Peking House Cochrane Peking House offers Peking cuisine and a small buffet in the heart of Cochrane. Check out their Dinner Sets and entire menu here cochranepekinghouse.com

Yoshi Grill Located on Cochrane's 5th Ave, Yoshi Grill offers both Chinese and Japanese cuisine. You can order anything from Ginger Beef to Chicken Yakisoba. Check out their menu here restaurantguru-yoshigrill.com

Thai

Chiang Rai Authentic Thai Cuisine located just off of 5th Ave offering generous portions and flavourful dishes. Check out their menu here tripadvisor-chiangrai.com

Thai Onzon Cochrane's only gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan restaurant, but don't let that turn you away! Every dish is fresh, flavourful, hearty, and the plating is a work of art. See all that they have to offer here thaionzon.com

Japanese

Matsuya Japanese House - Located on Grande Blvd, Matsuya is often regarded as Cochrane's go to place for sushi. Check out their lunch specials, signature rolls and more here matsuyajapanesehouse.com

AZITO Japanese Restaurant The Japanese cuisine at Azito is more than just food, it is a work of art. Azito focuses on using only organic ingredients, and adding superfoods to every dish. You will be blown away when you see their dishes  azitocochrane.ca

Sakura Sushi & Grill Located in The Quarry, Sakura is sushi is often raved about by Cochranites. From the service, to the quality of fish, to the selection on the menu, there is a lot to love at Sakura. Check out their party trays, bento boxes, special rolls and more here sakurasushiandgrill.ca

Vietnamese

Than Thy Located downtown, Than Thy is a go-to Vietnamese restaurant that offers many traditional and flavourful dishes. They have separate fryers for their gluten free dishes, and make delicious vegetarian versions of many of the classics. Check out their menu and text to order here thanthy.ca

Pho Anh Huyen Lovingly dubbed "The Noodle House", Pho Anh Huyen offers a blend of Vietnamese and Thai dishes. Although people come for the food, they often stay for the light hearted conversation and humour that the owner Tony offers. Check out their menu here phoanhhuyen.com

Hong Thai Restaurant The best place in town to go for a Vietnamese Sub and some traditional home-cooked Vietnamese food. Check out their menu here hongthairestaurant.com

Indian

Mehtab East Indian Cuisine - The owners of Mehtab are widely known within the community for their generous support of its members with free meals. They have a large menu of traditional indian cuisine, and have a buffet with an assortment of dishes to try. In addition to in-restaurant dining they also offer delivery and take-out. Mehtab also takes special consideration with allergies and can do many of their dishes gluten or dairy free if you call to ask. Check out their website and menu here mehtabrestaurant.com

Jaipur Indian Cuisine Jaipur in Cochrane offers kind service, flavourful dishes, and a cozy atmosphere. They offer a range of dishes from street-food to more traditional fare, all which can be enjoyed on their patio in the summertime. Check out their menu and order here jaipurindiacuisine.com

Curry N' Fizz Curry N' Fizz is a one of a kind Indian restaurant offering a blend of Indian, Canadian, and Chinese dishes. Everything from butter chicken poutine, chilli chicken on the wok, and traditional curry platters is light and bursting with flavour. Curry N' Fizz not only offers great food, but also great value and great service. Check them out here currynfizz.com

Indian & Tibetan Fusion

The Blend Cochrane A unique offering just off of main street, The Blend brings a fusion of Indian and Tibetan street food to their menu. Every dish is fresh and bursting with flavour, and we hear you won't be able to stop at just one order of momos! Check out their menu and order here  cafetheblend.com




Casual & Fine Dining

Fine Dining

Fence & Post A go-to destination for a date night out, Fence & Post specializes and excels at sourcing local ingredients and letting them shine in a "simple yet sophisticated" manner. They have offerings on their menu such as a Garlic Balloon, Arancini, Elk Ribs, Salmon and much more. Every dish is crafted with thought and care, and it really shines through in the food. View their entire Lunch, Brunch, and Dinner menu here fenceandpost.ca


Casual Dining

Half Hitch Brewing Company As it states in the name, Half Hitch is our local family-owned brewery. They have four beers that they offer on a regular basis, all named after the prairies and ranching communities that surrounds us. In addition to their flavourful ale's, they also have a menu full of appetizers, burgers, and sandwiches that are sure to satisfy your hunger. Stop by to hang out on their covered patio, and check out them out here halfhitchbrewing.ca

Community Flatbread  Looking for a date night out? Community Flatbread is the place to go. With their romantic ambiance, open pizza kitchen where you can watch them hand toss the dough and cook it in a wood fired clay oven, Community Flatbread offers dinner and an experience. They prioritize locally sourced, fresh ingredients, and the love they pour into their recipes shows in the quality of the food. Learn more about them and their menu here communityflatbread.ca

Cabeza Grande - Sister location to the one in Canmore, Cabeza Grande is Cochrane's only Mexican restaurant. Their menu is full of flavourful classics and unique takes on Burritos & Tacos. Located in Heartland, Cabeza Grande is the perfect place to gather with friends to sip on their extensive margarita menu and enjoy some nachos. See everything that they have to offer here cabeza-grande.com/menu

Forge & Smoke Located in Sunset, Forge & Smoke is a family restaurant that features a wood fire pizza oven. In addition to pizza, their menu features many made-from-scratch favourites such as hush puppies, burgers, and jambalaya. They are open for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner, and you can view their menu here forgeandsmoke.com

My Greek Plate The best place in Cochrane to get authentic, traditional greek-mediterranean food. Everything they make, from the Dolmades, Moussaka, and Lamb Shanks to their extensive seafood menu, is fresh and bursting with flavour. You can sip Greek wine on their patio or enjoy dinner with the family in their cozy interior. See everything that they have to offer here mygreekplate.com

The Boot The Boot offers one-of-a-kind pizza in Cochrane with their double 00 flour dough. The chefs hail from Milan and bring their knowledge and flavours of the local cuisine with them. Their pizza, and traditional pasta dishes feature sauce freshly made from the finest tomatoes, and their fresh mozzarella is sourced from a local Calgary company. Find all that they have to offer here thebootrestaurant.ca

Mr. Mikes Founded in Vancouver and located in Cochrane's quarry, Mr. Mikes Steakhouse Casual offers both a casual family experience, and a fun night out. Their Urban Lodge supplies a selection of games to be played while waiting for your food, and their patio features a fire table perfect for sitting around with a glass of wine. On their menu you will find many steakhouse favourites, you can see everything that have here mrmikes.ca

Original Joe's The best thing about Original Joe's has to be their dill dip and choice of two sides! Original Joe's in The Quarry is a moody restaurant perfect for a girls night out or a romantic dinner for two. Check out their entire menu here originaljoes.ca

Bars & Sports Lounges

Rockyview Hotel/Texas Gate Cochrane's oldest and most historical business is located right on main street, and is a restaurant by day, dance hall by night. Originally constructed in 1904, this building has a rich history and you can find historical photographs of the town all throughout. The Rockyview Hotel side features an affordable and delicious menu from breakfast until dinner, and offers a spectacular Prime Rib dinner on Friday & Saturday. The Texas Gate side is often the go-to on a night out for people of all ages, and is where you can find a DJ, drinks, and dancing every night of the week. rockyviewhotel.ca

Ducks on the Roof Cochrane's original sports bar and still a go to destination for many on UFC fight nights or for big games. Ducks' is a casual, adult-only atmosphere that has some of the best pizza in town, and the best deal on a steak sandwich. Check out Duck's On The Roof and all they have to offer here ducksontheroof.ca

The Canadian Brewhouse Located in The Quarry, The Canadian Brewhouse features Cochrane's largest all-ages patio. Complete with tv's in every direction for sporting events and with two bars to serve you, The Canadian Brewhouse is a go-to destination for a sports night out. Check out their food menu and their specials here thecanadianbrewhouse.com

The Venue "Rest, relax, and play". The Venue is a great place in Cochrane to meet up with friends, listen to live music, sip on some drinks or enjoy dinner. Their team of red seal chefs creates a high quality menu, and their management team brings incredible service and a fun atmosphere to every visit. You can often find more about the venue here thevenuecochrane.ca

Cumbrian Arms - Located in the West Side, Cumbrian Arms is one of Cochrane's best kept hole in the wall secrets, and is home to our Dart League. They offer different specials every night of the week, and have an irish-pub inspired menu. You can check them out and see when they have live musicians here facebook.com/cumbrianarms


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