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Atlas Specialty Supermarket and Persian Cuisine
100-1000 9 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 2Y6
I was asked an interesting question today. “What do you think will be the next big cuisine? Japanese has taken off. Vietnamese before that. What’s next?” In thinking about this, I realized that the food trends over the past 10 years have quite a few similarities. First off, they’re ethnic... more
An Iranian friend recommended this joint and it was everything he said it would be.
Saffron rice based dishes were excellent. Choose from various sauces or stews. We sampled all appetizers in our group and were pleased with the entire selection.
Feel free to ask your server if you want help in ordering. English pronunciation is included on the menu. Fragrant, delicious and filling!
Really enjoyed the food here. The prices are a bit on the higher side but considering that there are such few halal restaurants with a good ambiance, it's worth it. Portions are big and the half sizes are perfect for lunch.
Atlas is one of the few Iranian restaurants in Calgary where you can get a decent taste of Persian food.
The service and ambience is usually good and welcoming.
They could do with a bit of renovation and upkeep.
Moving the storage boxes away from the bathrooms or separating the grocery section from the dining hall would be good ideas!
Traditional Persian cuisine and groceries. Try a grilled kabob or a khoresht stew such as fenfenjoon, with chicken, walnuts and pomegranate, or badenjoon, which is eggplant based. Entrees: $$
Atlas Specialty Supermarket & Persian Cuisine offers these services: food, restaurant.