The Bownesian Grocer

Creating Community Through Food



Your Grocery Store

We pride ourselves in offering the best and freshest local food possible, sourcing unique items and constantly providing our customers with only the finest food.

We’re committed to providing our customers with a wide variety of quality items, always searching for healthy quality products to bring to our aisles.  All of our items in every department are chosen to please – with purpose.


The Bownesian Grocer. Creating community through Food.


Whether you’re looking for the freshest produce, butcher-cut meats, fresh baked bread, some fine cheese from our deli or an outstanding meal from our in-store Executive Chef, you’ll always find what you need in our well-stocked Departments.

Post Office

We are proud to offer a Parcel Pick-up service for Bowness and sell basic stamps, envelopes and flat rate pre-paid parcels for shipping in Canada.

Our Community

We are located in the beautiful NW Calgary community of Bowness.  Craig, Leann and staff always look forward to welcoming you to their place in our “village in the valley”!

The Bownesian Advantage

Earn points and get rewarded with The Bownesian’s very own Rewards Program!

What’s Cooking

Everything you Want to Know About Vitamin B

Everything you Want to Know About Vitamin B

Please meet our Super B complex. It is in the name! This Super supplement offers great levels of Individual B vitamins required for so many functions in our body. It features higher levels of vitamin B12 in a form of Methylcobalamin - the desired form that your body...

I Promise, This is a Good Eggplant Recipe

I Promise, This is a Good Eggplant Recipe

I've been a vegetarian since the '90s; and I've tried quite a few eggplant recipes over the years in my quest to make that particular vegetable enjoyable. This one has been the favourite for what must be going on 20 years now ... so I promise, if you're ever going to...

"Deli serves hot lunch every day and it is remarkable. Home cooked hot lunches by an amazing chef every day!


– Google Review

"I would move back to bowness just for this grocery store. Has a small town feel to it and their products are consistently high quality. The hot food items are amazing and the sweetest staff serve you up. If you're lucky they'll give you a sample of something they're cooking. Thank you for being you bowness!!"


– Google Review

"Staff always friendly, clean store great sales and always well stocked."


– Google Review

"One of the most incredibly staffed companies that I've ever come across the people will go out of your way to do anything that you asked I'm telling you if you live in the area you must shop here."


– Google Review

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The Bownesian Grocer

Anyone else craving some dips and chips? If that's a yes, come in and see our selection! We have tons of different flavours from Dill Pickle to Jalapeño. Try some today!

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