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Rocky's Burger Bus

1120 46th Ave. SE, Calgary, AB, XX - (403) 243-0405
A 1960s-era urban transit bus long ago run aground in an industrial park at the southeast edge of Calgary, Rocky’s serves hamburgers made from good Alberta beef. Each is hand-pattied extra thick, and potatoes are fried to order.
100% Approval Rating (6 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
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Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (4)
Roadfood.com Editor
"As a general rule, restaurants housed in broken-down busses are superb. Curtis’s Barbecue of Vermont is one good example. At the other end of the continent in the province of Alberta, ..."   [Read More]
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Jed Web
February 27, 2011
"Rocky's Burger Bus offers a unique experience and great food. The portions are definitely generous. If you're a health nut Rocky's may not be for you, but if you love a good burger, give them a ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1120 46th Ave. SE, Calgary, AB, XX
(403) 243-0405

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
It's not the swankiest location in town, but if you are looking for a four-star hamburger, this old bus is the best place to go.
"It's not the swankiest location in town, but if you are looking for a four-star hamburger, this old bus is the best place to go."
Michael Stern





A Rocky's double burger: for beef lovers' only. What you can't see in this picture is all the juice about to spurt from the patties as soon as they are bitten.
"A Rocky's double burger: for beef lovers' only. What you can't see in this picture is all the juice about to spurt from the patties as soon as they are bitten."
Michael Stern


Burgers' best companion: freshly-fried, rugged-cut French fries
"Burgers' best companion: freshly-fried, rugged-cut French fries"
Michael Stern


The view from above Rocky's Burger Bus shows the industrial park that is its neighborhood. The high quality of the the quasi-mobile kitchen attracts people from all over the city as well as those who work nearby. (By the way, that's Jane and our friend John Gilchrist under the awning ... waiting for their hamburgers to cook.)
"The view from above Rocky's Burger Bus shows the industrial park that is its neighborhood. The high quality of the the quasi-mobile kitchen attracts people from all over the city as well as those who work nearby. (By the way, that's Jane and our friend John Gilchrist under the awning ... waiting for their hamburgers to cook.)"
Michael Stern



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