pork chop dishes in calgary

Nothing fills the belly quite like a pork chop. Salty, savoury and juicy, when it’s done just right, a good pork chop can outshine a steak – if we dare say so in cattle country. We’ve rounded up some local restaurants that have perfected the art of the pork chop – enjoy!

Alloy Dining
Inspired by their backgrounds and travels, chefs and owners Uri Heilik and Rogelio Herrera have operated fine-dining restaurant Alloy Dining for the last 16 years and they are still going strong. The menu features a 10oz pork chop with a sweet potato succotash, grilled corn, English peas, and guanciale finished with a sherry vinegar barbecue sauce.

Starbelly Open Kitchen & Lounge
Head on over to Starbelly to try their 14oz French cut pork chop. This hearty main is served with a smoked apple and jalapeno puree, spicy cheddar grits and seasonal vegetables.

Pegasus Greek Restaurant
If you are craving Greek flavours, Pegasus serves up two seasoned, marinated and grilled pork chops. The chops are served with your choice of two sides which includes slow roasted lemon potatoes, rice, salad and Greek fries with tzatziki.

Chairman’s Steakhouse
While Chairman’s is well known for their steaks, you can find pork chops as one of their signature dishes on the menu. The double cut smoked Alberta pork chop is served with rosemary roasted fingerling potatoes, broccolini and maple fig brown butter.

In the heart of Kensington, you’ll find Oxbow located inside Hotel Arts. Their smoked pork chop is served with mortadella crusted leeks, pickled pear, panisse and sauce charcuterie.

Big Fish and Open Range
At Big Fish and Open Range, sink your teeth into a 10oz apricot glazed wild boar chop. The chop is served with wild mushroom stuffed pork belly and sweet potato hash.

Lupo Italian Ristorante
Sure, this one’s in Banff, but its dry aged in house for 45 days and it’s delicious. The family style pork porterhouse is a meal you’ll not soon forget.