Coffee roastery, cafe and shop infused with natural light. Organic surfaces of stone, wood and leather welcome visitors to stay awhile.
Eats and treats
Whatever you crave, a sip of locally-roasted coffee, a fine cut of meat or tasty vegan option—Edmonton's walkable food scene has it on the menu.
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It's Blind Enthusiasm Brewing's eatery, where locally brewed beers pair up with dining. Traditional pub grub isn't on order, instead the chefs prepare innovative seasonal menus. Although much thought and care is put into the food, it doesn't come with a crazy price tag.
A family run, neighborhood, specialty wine store in the heart of Old Strathcona. Juanita, Ramon, Kelsey, and their growing family of super friendly and knowledgeable staff will guide you to the perfect wine, spirit or lager to match your meal.
The original location for this locally-owned cafe with the craft of coffee at its heart. Focusing on responsibly and freshly sourced products, they serve Intelligentsia Direct Trade™ coffee and bake up muffins, cookies, cake and granola bars all throughout the day.
Located in the Enbridge Centre just around the corner from Rice Howard Way downtown, it's the third location in the city for the locally-owned and operated coffee shop. From harvesting the beans to roasting and brewing a cuppa, Credo is committed to sustainable social practices (and great taste).
The Whyte Ave Italian-style espresso bar has popped up across the river. The second location of the coffee stop is only temporary though. A permanent home is getting set up in the same building, just down the hall. When it opens later in 2018, the pizza bar and cafe, Al Centro, will continue Da Capo's tradition of serving up menu items true in flavour, style and presentation to the European experience.
A father-daughter duo baking up gourmet doughnuts, fresh daily. The cafe offers 12 flavour varieties each day (a minimum, some days they create even more!). Each morsel is full of flavour and imagination, including Snickerdoodle, Creme Brûlée and Cheesecake doughnuts, just to name a few.
Alberta's very first plant-based pizzeria. Siblings and chefs, Neil Royale and Karuna Goodall, grew up vegetarian and are now cooking up Neapolitan-style pizza pies with gluten-free crust and meatless, non-dairy and egg-free ingredients. A vegan and vegetarian culinary delight striving to appeal to carnivores too.
A long-established, locally-owned grocery store providing residents with fresh, organic groceries and fair trade goods. Find an extensive selection of books and magazines on permaculture, canning and preserving, plant-based lifestyles and more.
The food joint with the lofty claim they were the first to serve donairs in Canada. It started back in 1973 with a Halifax, Nova Scotia location and now there's one in Edmonton. The no-fuss food stop offers classic donair flavours with loads of options and sizes. If you don't feel like a donair, they've got poutine, pizzas and sides too. It ain't fancy but it's tasty.
Nestled among university frat houses, walk-ups and high-rise apartment buildings, is the modern, stylish coffeehouse, Leva. Taking inspiration from the cafes found in Italy, customers can dig into fresh pastries, organic gelato and light bites, including thin crust pizza.
The tastes and products of Latin America. With 100 varieties of dried herbs and spices not commonly found elsewhere in the city, you can get the ingredients to make your own meal or takeaway freshly cooked eats. Service is available in English or Spanish.
One of five licensed chai bar locations for this Edmonton original. It's known for putting a twist on traditional Indian and Pakistani dishes while accommodating food sensitivities and diet restrictions. Plus there's that delicious chai --- complete with pistachios sprinkled on top.
An unpretentious cafe known for putting a twist on traditional Indian and Pakistani dishes while accommodating food sensitivities and diet restrictions. This is the original location for the local licensed chai bar, before it opened cafes on 124th Street, Jasper Ave, Whyte Ave and soon in Terwillegar. The place for some of Edmonton's best chai.
An intimate 75-seat theatre with 14+ shows per week, every night Tuesday through Sunday. The performance schedule features plays, musicals, sketch comedy, improv jam and even a karaoke night. The theatre company, Grindstone Theatre, operating the venue also runs public classes and camps plus a restaurant in-house.
A highly stylized joint in the historic Crawford Block, with an eclectic, wide ranging menu coupled with murals, unusual antiques and a wall of herbs.
This restaurant and cafe are the newest sibling in the Merchant Hospitality family which includes their neighbours El Cortez Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar and Have Mercy Southern Table & Bar.
Using centuries old European bread making traditions and fresh local ingredients, the Boulangerie Bonjour Bakery consistently bakes up delicious sourdough, rye, whole wheat and french breads. Consider pairing the bread with one of the many exceptional cheeses on offer.
Part of local chef Nate Box’s family of cafes and restaurants, District Coffee is distinct as it caters to the downtown crowd. Customers of the newly expanded cafe and bakery are treated to from-scratch baking and salt caramels along with Calgary-roasted Phil & Sebastian coffee.
Every week sun or snow, the City Market offers Edmontonians a welcome place to find farm-fresh produce, locally raised meats, fresh bread as well as handcrafted jewellery, art and clothing. During the winter season (October-May) the market is housed in City Hall while during the summer season (May-Thanksgiving) the market can be found on the quaint 104 Street between Jasper Ave to 103 Avenue.
Studying the physiology of chocolate, mastering techniques and developing recipes JACEK’s unique boutique style chocolate collection is continuously evolving. Run by and named after local artisan chocolatier, Jacqueline Jacek (née LaBerge) the purveyor of edible creations has been treating Edmontonians since 2009.
The place for some of Edmonton's best chai, the cafe is known for putting a twist on traditional Indian and Pakistani dishes while accommodating food sensitivities and diet restrictions. The Jasper Ave locale is one of five licensed chai bars for this Edmonton original.
A rustic, intimate eatery serving up seasonal menus on sharing plates, alongside a collection of cocktails, craft beer, whiskey and wine. Enjoy a drink and conversation at the small bar on the main floor or head upstairs for a dining room experience or, if the weather cooperates, gather out on the patio.
Finely crafted coffee and eats offered amidst a beautifully designed, airy cafe with art deco touches, flooded by natural light. The Garneau location is one of the three cafes run by and offering up coffee from the Edmonton-based micro coffee roaster.