Edmonton's Culinary Scene
Edmonton embraces new flavours and ideas, allowing big-thinking chefs to thrive. Looking for Edmonton's best restaurants and culinary experiences? We can help! Your culinary journey starts here.
Breakfast at Sugarbowl
Since 1943, the Sugarbowl has been serving up delicious food and good times. This neighbourhood full-service bistro and pub serves breakfast daily from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and is famous for their massive cinnamon buns - go early so you don't miss them!
Check out Eleanor & Laurent
After breakfast, pop next door to their sister eatery, Eleanor & Laurent. This café, boulangerie, patisserie, rotisserie, charcuterie, and meeting place has to-die-for pastries and Instagram-worthy décor.
Go on a culinary adventure with Alberta Food Tours
This walking food tour offers you tastings over a three hour period and guides that share entertaining stories of the history, arts and daily life in Edmonton's great foodie neighbourhoods.
Cocktails at Bar Clementine
This elegant bar in the Oliver neighbourhood is inspired by nature and early 20th century French Art Nouveau. Bar Clementine is one of Edmonton's trendiest hot spots, perfect for a night out you won't forget.
Breakfast at Kindred Food & Drink
Located on the main floor of the JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District, Kindred Food + Drink is your new go-to spot for whatever you’re craving — from light and bright salads and grain bowls, to drool-worthy burgers and classic Canadian comfort foods.
Grab some treats at Little Duchess Bake Shop
Satisfy your sweet tooth! With everything from croissants to pies to mini-meringues, you’ll hope your stomach is as big as your eyes.
*Pro Tip: Don’t miss trying the macarons, they’re out of this world!
Lunch at Biera
Biera co-exists within Ritchie Market with local coffee superstar Transcend, butcher shop Acme Meat Market, brewery Blind Enthusiasm, and Little Duchess Bake Shop. The menu features beautiful fresh Alberta ingredients from local farms and pairs beautifully with the brews from Blind Enthusiasm.
Take a cooking class with Get Cooking
Get Cooking offers chef’s table cooking classes focusing on the use of local ingredients to create globally inspired cuisine. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or an aspiring ‘foodie,’ Get Cooking offers classes in a relaxed and intimate setting.
Dinner at Baijiu
Baijiu is a cocktail bar & eatery that dishes out Asian-inspired plates meant to be shared. Tucked inside the historic Mercer building, located in the heart of Edmonton’s ICE District, this late-night joint brings old world Shanghai chic to the once-upon-a-time warehouse with legendary cocktails and hip-hop spinning every night.
*Pro Tip: If you’re visiting on a Friday or Saturday, make sure to have a cocktail at Little Hong Kong; a 16-seat secret bar tucked behind Baijiu.