Five “OG” Businesses #InTheLoop

Mike’s Auto Service

Have your car serviced at one of Marda Loop’s longest running businesses and maybe it will run longer too! The staff at this full-service auto shop, in Marda Loop since 1975, has years of experience and comprehensive abilities. The knowledgeable mechanics and high-quality service makes Mike’s one of the highest rated repair shops in the city! Mike’s Auto Service is located at 2442 34 Ave SW and can be reached at (403) 246-4516.

Tres Marias Food Market

Taste authentic Mexican cuisine in Tres Marias’ relaxed atmosphere! This local eatery and market was founded in 2004 by Aurora and Alejandro Orozco, originally from Guadalajara, and is one of Calgary’s best spots for a gourmet Mexican meal. Their delicious food is made fresh and in-house for delivery, pick up and eat-in. Tres Marias Food Market is located at 3514 19 St SW and can be reached at (403) 243-5335.


The estheticians at Skintelligence have been pampering clients since 1986! This cozy European spa, located in a century-old house on 34th Avenue since 2004, offers a selection of effective beauty treatments including their signature European facial. Skintelligence is located at 2032 34 Ave SW and can be reached at (403) 229-9474.

Belmont Diner

This family-run brunch spot is one of the most popular diners in the city! Open since 2002, this ‘30s inspired diner is known for their delicious all-day breakfasts and famous milkshakes. Much of the diner’s wood decor and furniture was salvaged from old-school Calgary diners including Jimmie’s Café that was across from the downtown Bay in the 1930s and 40s. Belmont Diner is located at 2008 33 Ave SW #19 and can be reached at (403) 242-6782.

Boogies Burgers

Boogies Burgers has been around since 1969 and is one of the best burger joints in Calgary! We are proud to have their second location in Marda Loop! This popular spot offers huge portions and a lively ambiance. They are best known for their outrageous burger combinations including their Doug’s “Don’t Fear the Reaper” burger and Deep-Fried Mac-n-Cheese Burger. Don’t miss out on their famous Fat Elvis Milkshake made with bacon! Boogies Burgers is located at 2129 33 Ave SW and can be reached at (403) 454-2902.

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