Contemporary and regional

Baiju

Baiju serves contemporary Asian-inspired dishes (Sichuan confit chicken, for example, or a whole fried ocean perch - served family style for sharing) alongside a lengthy list of original cocktails.

Bar Bricco

Described as a small place you go into for a snack and a couple of glasses of wine. It’s not tapas, it’s a little more than that

Bar Clementine

Bar Clementine is ambitiously renewing cocktail culture with drinks, featuring everything from sourdough rye pancakes to elaborate cheese plates to humpback shrimp

Blue Chair Cafe

The Blue Chair Café combines a homey but diverse cuisine with another key ingredient: live music on the weekends.

Bundok

Enjoy a cozy (36-seat) atmosphere, attentive service and great food. The menu revolves around French techniques applied to Canadian comfort food.

Cavern

Choose from a "portfolio" of 75 cheeses to take away or stay and and enjoy a selection on a cheese board, light fare, dessert, coffee and drinks. Owner Tricia Bell (Cook '86)

Chartier

As part of Chartier's rustic French-Canadian offerings, dinner features the likes of a tomato bone marrow soup, authentic poutine, beef borguignon and more.

Cibo Bistro

Expect locally sourced food, fresh-made pasta, an evolving menu and dishes that focus on flavour.

Corso 32

Eat homemade pasta and meats cured in-house until the wee hours.

Culina Muttart

The cafe serves a popular brunch and is very friendly to those looking for vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free choices.

Die Pie

No meat, no cheese, no problem. Die Pie brings vegan pizza and pasta to downtown Edmonton.

EcoCafe

Organic and locally raised fare served in a cozy room about an hour southwest of Edmonton