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Five Signature Drumheller Foods You Have To Try

Five Signature Drumheller Foods You Have To Try

Rich in history, Drumheller is home to things you won’t find anywhere else and that includes food! So with that said, here are some signature meals and exactly where you can find them in Drumheller.

1. Mammoth Burger from Bernie & The Boys

The Mammoth Burger is the stuff of local legends. It’s twenty-four ounces of tender meat. The Mammoth is so big, it has gained national fame on Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here. Naturally with a burger this big, Bernie & The Boys created a food challenge – finish it and you’re forever enshrined in the “Mammoth Crew”. The burger goes well with one of Bernie & The Boys’ famous milkshakes. There’s something truly unique about eating a Mammoth Burger in the land where dinosaurs once roamed.

2. Flapjacks from Whifs Flapjack House

In a clever act of subversion, Whifs Flapjack House included everything they’re great at in their name: waffles, hamburgers, flapjacks and salads. Flapjacks are the comfort food you ought to have every morning and this is something Whifs understands. Get an order of flapjacks with a side of eggs and marvel at the train running around the track at the top of the room. It’s worthy entertainment.

3. Flathead Burger from Last Chance Saloon

Last Chance Saloon is a beloved Drumheller area institution, known for its one-of-a-kind atmosphere and delicious food options like the Flathead Burger. Part of what makes the Flathead Burger so great is the juxtaposition of eating a bison burger, made with locally sourced ingredients, in such an old-fashioned watering hole where you can drink out of mason jars and imagine what your life would have been like a century ago.

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4. Bucket of Ribs from Athens Greek Restaurant

Enjoy a massive 5 pound bucket of mouth watering authentic Greek ribs! Athens Greek Restaurant is the place to go for visitors of the Valley that want a taste of Greece. From chicken souvlaki to calamari, they got it all!

5. Dill Pickle Salad from O’Shea’s Eatery and Ale House

Creamy dill pickle dressing, fresh greens,  delicious croutons and slices of pickle – what’s not to love? This Drumheller eatery is a pub food fan’s dream come true: all the traditionals you’d expect done right, with a few twists. One quick warning: the servings are generous so expect to eat a lot!

We’re known for our dinosaurs, but as the above shows – Drumheller is a haven for awesome food in a variety of unique settings. If this isn’t enough to kickstart your next culinary adventure, perhaps our comprehensive list of food and drink options in Drumheller will!

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