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Best things to do in Crescent Heights, Calgary

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“Prince's Island Park is a very popular tourist spot that is great to scooter, bike, and run around. There is great views and it is close to the Peace Bridge!”
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Gastropub
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“Lovely place in the middle of the most gorgeous park of the City - Prince's Island Park. In the summer - great place for food and drinks on the large patio surrounded by greenery, flowers and birds. In the winter they serve the most unbelievable hot chocolate, which can be enjoyed after a few rounds on skating on the frozen river.”
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Playground
“Fun, eclectic market, with amazing restaurants and sightseeing spots all around.”
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Fast Food Restaurant
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“This is the only "Peter's Drive-in" located in Calgary! Their milkshakes are to die for, and their burgers are also some of the best I've​ ever had! WARNING: The "small" fries feeds a family of four!”
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Diner
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“3 locations in the city, all about 20 minutes from my place. They can accomplish allergies and food preferences! You’d be crazy not to eat here once while in the city! ”
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Movie Theatre
“Located about a 20-minute walk away. Enjoy a walk along the bow river as you walk through Princess Island Park to the Eau Claire Market.”
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Breakfast Spot
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“The best breakfast, but google how to reserve your spot in line if you don't want to wait in line. ”
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Pharmacy
“How to describe Luke’s? It’s a general store, grocery and pharmacy for hipsters. Order a macchiato, buy some beans from Bow and Arrow, browse through one of Calgary’s best vinyl collections, buy a gift, go downstairs for food, stationary, and all kinds of stuff that you really do need. There’s even a post office!! ”
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Burger Joint
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“Nothing fancy but the best burgers in town. Local brews in frosted beer mugs, sweet potato fries. Eclectic decor and vintage arcade games. Kids will love it. ”
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Restaurant
“Nice Ramen and Sushi are served by Japanese. Lunch set menus offer good value.”
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Middle Eastern Restaurant
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“Best garlic sauce in the city and the falafels are cooked fresh when you order”
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Park
“Great little park with pathways that lead down to the downtown core… Nice view of the city and the river”
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Restaurant
“This place has been serving quality locally raised beef, lamb and game for decades. Cozy fireplace with a cool cowboy vibe. Make sure you have lots of time!”
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Grocery or Supermarket
“Health Food Grocery Store - pricey but good quality specialty items for all your dietary needs ”
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Park
“There are two ways to get to the Bow River walking and biking trails. If you want to go East for an "urban walk" toward downtown, Prince's Island and Stephen Avenue, then go North on 14 St, under the 9 Ave bridge and then over the Bow Trail bridge, then down on the right you'll see the paved pathways. If you want to go West for a "nature walk" to enjoy a natural area with forests and quiet riverbanks, head North on 16 St, cross to the north side of 10 Ave and turn West on 10th until you see a gateway through the fence where you can cross the railroad tracks. Keep going and you will see the paved pathways. The gateway is located across from 19th St before the big roadway overpasses.”
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Neighbourhood
“If you have the chance to visit Cresent Heights, you'll be able to see Calgary's skyline looking down. It's not too far of a drive from here so if you have the chance it's a great spot to observe the city at any time.”
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