Edmonton is the centre of culture for Alberta, and that comes with a wide variety of restaurant options for you to enjoy. Whether you're looking for something high end or quality that doesn't break the bank, you'll never have to look far in this city to find something delicious.

    In this city, a vast array of cuisine options are available with something for the whole family to enjoy. Additionally, many local restaurants are committed to farm-to-table traditions so that you can count on freshness with every dish. Check out some of the great restaurants in Edmonton.

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    Sabor Restaurant

    Embrace European tradition

    Sabor Restaurant offers a selection of European dishes from Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, and French traditions using sustainable practices. Many of the top dishes here are seafood, including popular favourites like seafood paella and lobster risotto.

    When you visit this restaurant, you'll find a relaxing atmosphere that caters to all whether you're preparing to go to the opera or just hanging out with your friends. You can dine with peace of mind knowing that this restaurant uses sustainable practices. For example, the seafood here is OceanWise certified. It's located conveniently right city centre.

    Location: 10220 103 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 0M8, Canada

    Open: Monday–Thursday from 4 pm to 10 pm, Friday–Saturday from 4 pm to 11 pm (closed on Sundays)

    Phone: +1 780-757-1114

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    Corso 32

    Cosy Italian simplicity

    Corso 32 is a relatively small and intimate Italian restaurant where you can enjoy rich pasta dishes cooked with a dedication to authenticity. The restaurant only has 34 seats in total, so make sure you book in advance to ensure you'll get a spot.

    On the menu, you'll find many Italian favourites that change based on the time of year. Summer dishes tend to be lighter, while winter dishes are robust, offering items like cavatelli with pork and fennel sausage. You'll find it all city centre right on Jasper.

    Location: 10345 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 1Y5, Canada

    Phone: +1 780-421-4622

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    Biera

    Visit a brewery-restaurant combo

    Biera is a brewery and a restaurant where you can enjoy conveniently shared plates along with satisfying drinks from Blind Enthusiasm's beers. The shared plates embody a European tradition, and they're committed to quality in all their ingredients. Because of that, the menu is seasonal.

    When you visit this restaurant, it's fairly typical for everyone to order something different and share it with everyone else. The diversity available in the small and efficient menu caters to this well. Additionally, you'll find beer samplers available, allowing you to taste quite a few different available brews. Try it out in eastern Ritchie, a few miles south of city centre.

    Location: 9570 76 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6C 0K2, Canada

    Open: Tuesday–Friday from 5 pm to 10 pm, Saturday from noon to 10 pm, Sunday from noon to 9 pm (closed on Mondays)

    Phone: +1 587-525-8589

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    Rge RD

    Farm-to-fork perfected

    Rge RD is a popular farm-to-fork restaurant that takes full advantage of Alberta's quality produce with a menu of imaginative Canadian fare. This restaurant is run by Chef Blair Lebsack, who is committed to using only local, healthy, and ethical ingredients for every dish on the menu, and that's exactly what you'll find.

    The restaurant itself sports rustic decor and an intimate space with only 60 seats. Don't forget to check out the "Questionable Bits" nightly special, a special dish prepared using parts of the animal that aren't usually included in more common dishes. Try it for yourself in Westmount, northwest of city centre.

    Location: 10643 123 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5N 1P2, Canada

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 5 pm to 10 pm (closed on Sundays)

    Phone: +1 780-447-4577

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    Vons Steak House & Oyster Bar

    Enjoy quality beef and seafood

    Vons Steak House & Oyster Bar is a local beef and seafood restaurant where you can enjoy premium dining with delicious fresh food. The decor is reminiscent of a New York-style bar with exposed brick, a lounge area, a dining room, and several private separate dining rooms.

    On the menu, you'll find 15 different varieties of oysters, and they're all shucked to order. This happens right in front of you, so you can be absolutely sure you're getting the fresh quality you deserve. You can walk in if you like, with a good chance of getting a table, but it's generally safer to make a reservation first. It's all located in Strathcona, south of city centre.

    Location: 10309 81 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 1X2, Canada

    Open: Sunday, Wednesday–Thursday from 4.30 pm to 10 pm, Friday–Saturday from 4.30 pm to 11 pm (closed Monday–Tuesday)

    Phone: +1 780-439-0041

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    La Ronde Revolving Restaurant

    Take in stunning views

    La Ronde Revolving Restaurant is an upscale international cuisine eatery set atop the Chateau Lacombe Hotel, offering panoramic views of the area from 24 floors up. The restaurant revolves, so you'll be met with a different view whenever you look out the window. It takes 88 minutes for a full revolution to occur.

    The menu here is full of high-end delights with some sophisticated creations unique to the executive chef. You'll find items like prime rib and their signature Chateaubriand on the menu. Don't hesitate to try the sweet stuff, too, like cheesecake. It's located right city centre.

    Location: 10111 Bellamy Hill Rd NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 1N7, Canada

    Open: Wednesday–Saturday from 5.30 pm to 10 pm, Sunday from 5.30 pm to 9.30 pm (closed Monday–Tuesday)

    Phone: +1 780-420-8366

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    The Melting Pot Edmonton

    Gourmet fondue for you

    The Melting Pot Edmonton is home to top-quality gourmet fondue available in a fine dining setting where you can enjoy unique items you didn't even know you were craving. This is the first Melting Pot location to open in Canada, and its creamy chocolates and savoury cheeses have been delighting patrons for years now.

    The restaurant is split into 3 primary sections. The main dining room features booths, while the Lovers' Lane section is better suited for romantic dinners. Of course, you can always enjoy the bar area as well. You can enjoy the delicious courses here just south of the Calgary Trail.

    Location: 2920 Calgary Trail NW #117, Edmonton, AB T6J 2G8, Canada

    Open: Wednesday–Thursday from 4 pm to 9 pm, Friday from 4 pm to 10 pm, Saturday from 3 pm to 10 pm, Sunday from 3 pm to 9 pm

    Phone: +1 780-465-4347

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    Pampa Brazilian Steakhouse Ellerslie

    Taste traditional churrasco

    Pampa Brazilian Steakhouse Ellerslie offers an authentic Brazilian experience where you can see chefs prepare churrasco recipes right in front of you. Not only will you find them exclusively using fresh ingredients and delicious recipes, but they do it all in style, making for an entertaining show.

    The meats on offer for churrasco are varied and all top of the line guaranteeing quality in every bite. Plus, you can enjoy a meal at this restaurant whether you're looking for something fancy or casual, as they cater to all. Check it out for yourself a few miles south of city centre in Ellerslie Industrial.

    Location: 9626 Ellerslie Rd SW, Edmonton, AB T6X 0N5, Canada

    Open: Sunday–Thursday from 4 pm to 8 pm, Friday–Saturday from 4 pm to 8.30 pm

    Phone: +1 780-249-2000

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    The Marc

    A classic French bistro

    The Marc functions like a classic French bistro where you'll find a casual and welcoming atmosphere alongside delicious food. While you have the option for small plates if you're just looking for a quick bite, proper meals here are stunning, with several "best steak" awards in the restaurant's history.

    When you visit this restaurant, you'll notice the inviting decor sporting shades of white and black with a bit of taupe. The sparkling pendant lights are inviting and illuminate the tables to make it easy to relax. You can check it all out right city centre.

    Location: 9940 106 St, Edmonton, AB T5K 2N2, Canada

    Open: Hours may vary

    Phone: +1 780-429-2828

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    Continental Treat Fine Bistro Gluten Free

    Modern European with a romantic ambiance

    Continental Treat Fine Bistro GlutenFree is a modern European establishment where the whole family can enjoy delicious and diet-friendly food in an inviting atmosphere. While kids and adults alike can enjoy a meal here, it's trendy for romantic dinners thanks to the lighting and top-tier service.

    The menu here is packed full of impressive dishes that are all gluten-free. You'll find items like smoked salmon and escargot among the starters on the menu, with soups, pierogies, and sandwiches available. Entrees are quite varied, with some favourites being Paprika Chicken Supreme, Polish Cutlet, and Pork Schnitzel. It's located in Strathcona, south of city centre across the river.

    Location: 10560 82 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 2A4, Canada

    Open: Monday–Thursday from 11 am to 9 pm, Friday–Sunday from 11 am to 10 pm

    Phone: +1 780-433-7432

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