10 Top Comfort Food Picks Across Canada

As the cold, chilly weather rears its annual head, and the early darkness has our blankets and fuzzy throws calling us louder than before, there’s no better time to indulge in our favourite comfort foods, so we’re celebrating National Comfort Food Day at Canada Takeout.

Helping restaurateurs keep you cozy and well-fed all season long are our friends at Campbell’s, providing dependable ingredients for home-cooked flavours in every dish.

Here are 10 comfort food recommendations available across Canada for your takeout inspo.

Burgoo Bistro (Vancouver, BC)

“Serving traditional comfort-food favourites in a countryside atmosphere,” the crew at Burgoo believes that a tiny bit of comfort can go a long way to making someone’s day more satisfying.

Enjoy their comfort favourites like French Onion Soup, Pirogies and Sausage, and their most-popular Beef Bourguignon (pictured).

Address: 101-1100 Burrard St (+ Additional Locations), Vancouver, BC. @burgoobistro 

Chachi’s (Multiple Locations in BC, AB, MB)

What started as a sandwich shop in Calgary now has over 20 locations across Alberta, Manitoba and British Columbia.

Order the Holiday Turkey Sandwich, topped with turkey breast, stuffing, cranberry chutney, gravy, herb mayo, green apple and arugula.

Address: For a Chachi’s nearest you, click here. @chachissandwiches

Cleaver (Calgary, AB)

Offering “50 seats and a cow,” Cleaver offers share plates, hangover-curing sliders and delicious bar snacks.

Their mouthwatering slider menu includes tastes like Truffle Parm Fries, Mac n Cheese, Grilled Broccolini, and Crispy Fried Brussels Sprouts. How will we ever choose?

Address: 524 17 Ave SW, Calgary, AB. @cleavercalgary

Robin's Donuts (Multiple Locations)

“Fast, fresh and friendly,” Robin’s Donut’s is one of Canada’s top donut chains with over 140 locations ready to serve your comfort cravings.

Current features include their Ham & Swiss Pretzel Bagel, French Onion Soup topped with Swiss Cheese, and a Ski Lodge Cocoa to sip between bites.

Address: For a Robin’s Donuts nearest you, click here. @robinsdonuts_can

güd eats (Regina & Saskatoon, SK)

“Vegan fast food done right,” Gud Eats provides SK 100% plant-based fast food, and it’s SO good.

Bite into their Country Fried Sammie, topped with classic crispy fried chickn’, fresh lettuce, sliced tomato and maYO.

Address: 2917 Early Dr, Saskatoon, SK. @gudeats.ca

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Kevin's Bistro (Winnipeg, MB)

Serving up “divine comfort food,” Kevin’s Bistro describes their cuisine as a “decadent experience that will your elevate your palate and warm your soul.”

Try Kevin’s Lobster Mac & Cheese, “your best friend when there’s a nip in the air or the days are overcast and grey,” made with lobster, bacon with gruyère, aged cheddar, provolone cheese, tarragon, lemon zest, breadcrumbs and olive oil.

Address: 141 Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg, MB. @kevinsbistro

Coffee Time (Multiple Locations)

All-day breakfasts, hot beverages, tasty pastries; plus any time is Coffee Time.

Enjoy their latest comforting handhelds like Philly Chicken & Bacon, Philly Cheese Steak and Steak & Eggs.

Address: For a Coffee Time nearest you, click here. @coffeetime_can

The Foolish Chicken (Ottawa, ON)

Known as the “Cheers of chicken shacks,” Foolish Chicken offers delicious takeout for everyone in the household, and they’ll even remember your name each time you’re back.

Chicken aside, you need to see their desserts, including Pumpkin Bread Pudding and a full menu of just cheesecakes!

Address: 424 Preston St, Ottawa, ON. @thefoolishchicken

Snack Bar Saint-Jean (Saint-Jean, QC)

At Snack Bar Saint-Jean, comforting poutines, burgers and hot dogs are their specialties!

Can’t decide? Order them all; it’s worth it. Don’t forget the Chocolate Cake for dessert!

Address: 780 Rue Saint-Jean, Québec, QC. @snackbarsaintjean

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Hungry Heart Cafe (St. John’s, NL)

While Hungry Heart Cafe may seem like a regular destination full of nutritious, flavourful food, what you’ll find behind the counter is equally comforting. This particular cafe not only focuses on the dishes but also providing employment to vulnerable locals, training them in employment and using their revenue to continue offering training journeys.

Warm up your hungry heart with menu selections like their Moose Reuben, Falafel on a Pita, Frittata of the Day, Black Bean Burger and more.

Address: 142 Military Rd, St. John’s, NL. @hungryheartnl