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What to See in Stephen Avenue Walk

What to See in Stephen Avenue Walk

If you’re thinking of somewhere fun to go on a weekend with your friends and family, you should highly consider hanging out at Stephen Avenue Walk. This fun and vibrant pedestrian mall in downtown Calgary will surely keep you entertained for hours. 

You may be asking, what is there to see in Stephen Avenue Walk? In this article, we aim to tell you more about the sights and experiences in store for you at this tourist destination. 

1. The best restaurants for your next food trip

The best restaurants for your next food trip

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If you’re a certified foodie, you’ll love the array of restaurants in Stephen Avenue Walk that you get to choose from. You can have steak from Modern Steak and Saltlik, enjoy vegan options at Milestones, and even have a hearty breakfast  at Blue Vinny Diner. 

You can also enjoy pizza, salads, sandwiches at The Bank & Baron P.U.B. and have the best burgers at Local. 

2. The chillest cafes best for working and quiet introspection

The chillest cafes best for working and quiet introspection

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You can chill with a book, do some work, have an interesting conversation with a friend, or even just get lost in your thoughts at the cafes that pepper the streets of Stephen Avenue. 

Some of the cafes there are Rosso Coffee Roasters, Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters, Deville Coffee, and Caffe Trieste. 

3. The hippest pubs and bars

The hippest pubs and bars

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If you’re looking for a nice, comforting drink after a dreadfully long week, you won’t be disappointed. There are a lot of great pubs and bars for you to check out. 

Have a drink with a rooftop view at National on 8th. If you’re looking for choices, The Unicorn has over twenty beers on tap and a collection of cocktails. 

If you have a taste for craft beer, Social Beer Haus is the place for you. They have over 60 beers to choose from. 

 If you’re not in the mood for alcohol but want to hang out and drink something at a patio, enjoy non-alcoholic drinks served at Earls Bankers Hall. 

4. Malls and shopping centers

Malls and shopping centers

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Stephen Avenue is also a well-known shopping district with all kinds of trendy boutiques and stores. There you’ll also get the chance to visit the Core Shopping Mall, Lammle’s Western Wear, and Kanata Trading Post. 

5. Street performers and local artists

Street performers and local artists

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If you’re a fan of all kinds of art and live music, you’ll enjoy the entertainment you’ll encounter at Stephen Avenue. There are uber talented buskers that will make you stop to listen to their songs, works of art like sculptures and murals, and other expressions of art. 

Those are the things you’ll get to enjoy at Stephen Avenue. We hope we were able to help you form your next weekend plans! 

Have you ever been to Stephen Avenue Walk? Tell us about your visit in the comments! 

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