Whereever you turn for restaurant recommendations — Google, Yelp, Eater or your favorite local foodie blog — there is a shining star in Seton that has become a culinary go-to for Artesians.

It’s called Starbelly Open Kitchen & Lounge. If you have yet to visit, come up with a reason to venture in for a meal with friends, a loved one, your family or solo. Bring an appetite and leave the rest up to the Starbelly crew, eager to cater to you and the community since almost Day One of Seton’s development.

The ambiance and decor are inviting,  fresh and set the stage for how a relaxed but special community meeting place should feel. Decidedly urban. Deceptively close by.

But before we dive into the backstory of Starbelly, let’s spotlight some of the menu items you won’t want to miss!

Chicken and Waffles has become the new bacon and eggs. With its perfectly fried, battered chicken and wholesome waffles, Starbelly doesn’t disappoint with its signature brunch dish that brings a little of America’s Deep South tradition to Calgary’s Deep South! Another top-pick is the Ghetto Benny, featured in the Calgary Eats cookbook!

They say you can’t go wrong with a burger and Starbelly guests — hundreds of times over — agree. They are generous in size, great value and grilled to perfection!

Did we mention that Starbelly is a great place any time of day? That’s true, but we would be remiss without mentioning a beloved window for working people and social butterflies alike: happy hour. The difference is, happy hour is all day long every Tuesday at Starbelly! Try the pork tacos or the Thai curry bowl if you get a chance. Note that features change often.

Regardless of what you order on its vibrant menu, rest assured that all of their creations are made in house, from scratch using local ingredients.

Starbelly Managing Partner Derek Mihalik and Head Chef Daniel Clements collaborate on the menu that celebrates the best of Alberta’s bounty.

Artesia Chef-Photo

Artesia was proud to welcome Chef Clements and his team to the Artesia community celebration launch of our latest showhomes to cater canapés for our guests.

Did you know that the Starbelly team can cater your events too? All of the Starbelly details — from daily specials to the latest menu and pics of the decor — can be found on their website here: www.starbelly.ca.

Starbelly is located at 19489 Seton Crescent SE #220, Calgary, AB T3M 1T4. Reservations can be made on OpenTable.com or have your meal delivered using SkipTheDishes.com.


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