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Night Life
Brick lined walls, rustic wooden tables, and an oversized bar welcomes you into the spacious Mercer Tavern. Located within one of Edmonton’s oldest buildings, this modern tavern splits between two floors and seamlessly blends its polished industrial décor with the outdoors. Upstairs you’ll find large arched windows that overlook the street, letting the excitement from the neighbouring Rogers Place sweep through the bar. With a range of seating choices reaching throughout the bar you can grab a quiet nook, a private room, or saddle up at the centre of the bar, that morphs into a dancefloor at night. For larger private gatherings consider taking over the downstairs where you’ll have ample space to enjoy a casual beer and burger.
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Mercer Tavern
10363 104 St NW
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Brick lined walls, rustic wooden tables, and an oversized bar welcomes you into the spacious Mercer Tavern. Located within one of Edmonton’s oldest buildings, this modern tavern splits between two floors and seamlessly blends its polished industrial décor with the outdoors. Upstairs you’ll find large arched windows that overlook the street, letting the excitement from the neighbouring Rogers Place sweep through the bar. With a range of seating choices reaching throughout the bar you can grab a quiet nook, a private room, or saddle up at the centre of the bar, that morphs into a dancefloor at night. For larger private gatherings consider taking over the downstairs where you’ll have ample space to enjoy a casual beer and burger.
The Common is a staple in Edmonton's dining and nightlife. A gastro-lounge where typical pub and comfort foods are elevated to uncommon heights.
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The Common
9910 109 St NW
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The Common is a staple in Edmonton's dining and nightlife. A gastro-lounge where typical pub and comfort foods are elevated to uncommon heights.
Urbane gastropub featuring 100+ microbrews & local, seasonal pub fare in a stylish, airy interior.
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CRAFT Beer Market Edmonton
10013 101A Ave NW
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Urbane gastropub featuring 100+ microbrews & local, seasonal pub fare in a stylish, airy interior.
Food scene
Long-time spot for burgers, beers & pub food, also offering multiple big screen TVs & cocktails. www.thehatonjasper.com
The Hat Resto Pub
10251 Jasper Ave NW
Long-time spot for burgers, beers & pub food, also offering multiple big screen TVs & cocktails. www.thehatonjasper.com
Corso32 If you like Italian food I guarantee you this will be the best Italian meal you've ever had! The place only has 32 seats and books up fast! Make a reservation far in advance or check out their late night dining for walk-ins!
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Corso32
10345 Jasper Ave
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Corso32 If you like Italian food I guarantee you this will be the best Italian meal you've ever had! The place only has 32 seats and books up fast! Make a reservation far in advance or check out their late night dining for walk-ins!
Located in the heart of the Warehouse District in downtown Edmonton, the Blue Plate Diner is great for breakfast, lunch and also for brunch on weekends. The dining room is warm and cozy, eclectic and filled with original paintings created by local artists. www.blueplatediner.ca
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Blue Plate Diner
10145 104 Street Northwest
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Located in the heart of the Warehouse District in downtown Edmonton, the Blue Plate Diner is great for breakfast, lunch and also for brunch on weekends. The dining room is warm and cozy, eclectic and filled with original paintings created by local artists. www.blueplatediner.ca
Mikado Sushi & Robata was Edmonton’s first Japanese restaurant founded in 1972. They provide the freshest and best sushi and sashimi! www.mikadorestaurant.com
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Mikado Downtown
10350 109 St NW
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Mikado Sushi & Robata was Edmonton’s first Japanese restaurant founded in 1972. They provide the freshest and best sushi and sashimi! www.mikadorestaurant.com
Familiar Mexican street eats with upscale ingredients & housemade guacamole & salsa in hip digs. www.trescarnales.com
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Tres Carnales Taqueria
10119 100a St NW
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Familiar Mexican street eats with upscale ingredients & housemade guacamole & salsa in hip digs. www.trescarnales.com
Contemporary kitchen for New Canadian dishes featuring wood-fired meats, with unique cocktails. www.woodworkyeg.com
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Woodwork
10132 100 St NW
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Contemporary kitchen for New Canadian dishes featuring wood-fired meats, with unique cocktails. www.woodworkyeg.com
Chophouse featuring a raw bar, dry-aged beef & classic cocktails in a polished, modern setting. www.centuryhospitality.com/lux/
LUX Steakhouse & Bar 94
10150 101 St NW
Chophouse featuring a raw bar, dry-aged beef & classic cocktails in a polished, modern setting. www.centuryhospitality.com/lux/
Hip, brick-lined Italian eatery specializing in pasta, customizable wood-fired pizza & many wines. www.centuryhospitality.com/parlour/
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The Parlour Italian Kitchen & Bar
10334 108 St
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Hip, brick-lined Italian eatery specializing in pasta, customizable wood-fired pizza & many wines. www.centuryhospitality.com/parlour/
We believe credo is much more than merely a place to run in for coffee: it is a place to connect, to relax, to discuss, and to feel at home. www.credocoffee.ca
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Credo Coffee
10134 104 St NW
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We believe credo is much more than merely a place to run in for coffee: it is a place to connect, to relax, to discuss, and to feel at home. www.credocoffee.ca
A boisterous 30-seat Italian wine and spuntini bar. www.barbricco.com
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Bar Bricco
10347 Jasper Ave
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A boisterous 30-seat Italian wine and spuntini bar. www.barbricco.com
Independent coffee shop in Edmonton Alberta serving Danesi coffee and savoury treats. www.lockstockcoffee.com
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Lock Stock Coffee
10534 Jasper Ave
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Independent coffee shop in Edmonton Alberta serving Danesi coffee and savoury treats. www.lockstockcoffee.com
Pampa is an authentic Brazilian Steakhouse offering a fixed-price concept where guests control the service of 10 different cuts of meat carved table-side.
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Pampa Brazilian Steakhouse
9929 109 St NW
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Pampa is an authentic Brazilian Steakhouse offering a fixed-price concept where guests control the service of 10 different cuts of meat carved table-side.
Upscale eatery offering Portuguese & Spanish cuisine, with tapas, wine & frequent live music.
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Sabor Restaurant
10220 103 St NW
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Upscale eatery offering Portuguese & Spanish cuisine, with tapas, wine & frequent live music.
Vibrant, maritime-themed eatery offering raw oysters, a range of classic seafood dishes & cocktails.
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Black Pearl Seafood Bar
10132 104 St NW
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Vibrant, maritime-themed eatery offering raw oysters, a range of classic seafood dishes & cocktails.
Located in the heart of Edmonton downtown district, they proudly offer contemporary Italian cuisine, seventy different kinds of wine from around the globe, and handcrafted cocktails.
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Bottega 104
10181 104 St NW
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Located in the heart of Edmonton downtown district, they proudly offer contemporary Italian cuisine, seventy different kinds of wine from around the globe, and handcrafted cocktails.
Entertainment
Rogers Place is a state of the art, multi-use indoor arena located in downtown. It is mainly used for ice hockey and as the home of the Edmonton Oilers hockey franchise but is also a venue for concerts, sports and other events. www.rogersplace.com
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Rogers Place
10214 104 Ave NW
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Rogers Place is a state of the art, multi-use indoor arena located in downtown. It is mainly used for ice hockey and as the home of the Edmonton Oilers hockey franchise but is also a venue for concerts, sports and other events. www.rogersplace.com
Visit Grand Villa Casino in Gorgeous Roger's Place - try your hand at roulette - live music in lounge or go upstairs for elegant dining. www.grandvillacasinoedmonton.com/
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Grand Villa Casino
10224 104 Ave NW
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Visit Grand Villa Casino in Gorgeous Roger's Place - try your hand at roulette - live music in lounge or go upstairs for elegant dining. www.grandvillacasinoedmonton.com/
The Art Gallery of Alberta is a public art gallery located in downtown Edmonton. Its collection of well over 6,000 works of art includes historical and contemporary paintings, sculptures, installation works and photographs by Canadian and international artists. www.youraga.ca
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Art Gallery of Alberta
2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq
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The Art Gallery of Alberta is a public art gallery located in downtown Edmonton. Its collection of well over 6,000 works of art includes historical and contemporary paintings, sculptures, installation works and photographs by Canadian and international artists. www.youraga.ca
The Citadel is the heart of Edmonton’s arts community. We are positioned at the centre of the city, and fill our building with exciting programming and partnerships with local companies and artists. www.citadeltheatre.com
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Citadel Theatre
9828 101 AVE NW
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The Citadel is the heart of Edmonton’s arts community. We are positioned at the centre of the city, and fill our building with exciting programming and partnerships with local companies and artists. www.citadeltheatre.com
Essentials
Grocery store within walking distance to the loft!
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Save-On-Foods
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Grocery store within walking distance to the loft!
City Market Farmers Market! Open Saturdays from 9am to 3pm. Summer time located on 104 Street Promenade and Winter time located at City Hall. www.city-market.ca/wp/
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Loblaws City Market
12060 104 Ave NW
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City Market Farmers Market! Open Saturdays from 9am to 3pm. Summer time located on 104 Street Promenade and Winter time located at City Hall. www.city-market.ca/wp/
Parks and Nature
Victoria Park is a gorgeous park in Edmonton's River Valley! In the summer you can walk, run or bike the trails, picnic, have BBQ's and campfires! In the winter, check out the IceWay! The IceWay features a three-loop skating trail wrapping through the majestic forests of Victoria Park offering visitors a magical winter experience in the heart of downtown Edmonton. www.edmonton.ca/activities_parks_recreation/parks_rivervalley/victoria-park.aspx www.edmonton.ca/activities_parks_recreation/parks_rivervalley/the-iceway-skating-trail.aspx?utm_source=virtualaddress&utm_campaign=iceway
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Victoria Park
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Victoria Park is a gorgeous park in Edmonton's River Valley! In the summer you can walk, run or bike the trails, picnic, have BBQ's and campfires! In the winter, check out the IceWay! The IceWay features a three-loop skating trail wrapping through the majestic forests of Victoria Park offering visitors a magical winter experience in the heart of downtown Edmonton. www.edmonton.ca/activities_parks_recreation/parks_rivervalley/victoria-park.aspx www.edmonton.ca/activities_parks_recreation/parks_rivervalley/the-iceway-skating-trail.aspx?utm_source=virtualaddress&utm_campaign=iceway
68 hectare park in the river valley featuring a 5 hectare lake and open grassy areas. The park hosts several major festivals and events throughout the year! In the summer, walk, run or bike the trails, have a picnic or BBQ! In the winter, Ice Skate, Snow Shoe, Cross County Ski and check out the magic Ice Castles and www.exploreedmonton.com/attractions/Hawrelak-Park www.familyfuncanada.com/edmonton/ice-castle/
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Hawrelak Park
9330 Groat Rd NW
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68 hectare park in the river valley featuring a 5 hectare lake and open grassy areas. The park hosts several major festivals and events throughout the year! In the summer, walk, run or bike the trails, have a picnic or BBQ! In the winter, Ice Skate, Snow Shoe, Cross County Ski and check out the magic Ice Castles and www.exploreedmonton.com/attractions/Hawrelak-Park www.familyfuncanada.com/edmonton/ice-castle/
Sightseeing
The Alberta Legislature Grounds and Buildings are beautiful to take in any time of year, bust especially in the winter! Celebrate the Season Light Up is the kick-off to Holiday events! Most noon hours and evenings there are choir performances and a gorgeous display of Christmas Lights throughout the grounds all winter season! www.exploreedmonton.com/attractions/Alberta-Legislature www.todocanada.ca/christmas-lights-edmonton/
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Rundle Park
2909 113 Ave NW
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The Alberta Legislature Grounds and Buildings are beautiful to take in any time of year, bust especially in the winter! Celebrate the Season Light Up is the kick-off to Holiday events! Most noon hours and evenings there are choir performances and a gorgeous display of Christmas Lights throughout the grounds all winter season! www.exploreedmonton.com/attractions/Alberta-Legislature www.todocanada.ca/christmas-lights-edmonton/
The Alberta Legislature Grounds and Buildings are beautiful to take in any time of year, bust especially in the winter! Celebrate the Season Light Up is the kick-off to Holiday events! Most noon hours and evenings there are choir performances and a gorgeous display of Christmas Lights throughout the grounds all winter season! www.exploreedmonton.com/attractions/Alberta-Legislature www.todocanada.ca/christmas-lights-edmonton/
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Alberta Legislature Building
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The Alberta Legislature Grounds and Buildings are beautiful to take in any time of year, bust especially in the winter! Celebrate the Season Light Up is the kick-off to Holiday events! Most noon hours and evenings there are choir performances and a gorgeous display of Christmas Lights throughout the grounds all winter season! www.exploreedmonton.com/attractions/Alberta-Legislature www.todocanada.ca/christmas-lights-edmonton/
When you're close to the river valley anywhere in central Edmonton, it's hard to miss the High Level Bridge. The massive steel truss bridge sits over 150 feet above the North Saskatchewan River, connecting the north and south sides of the city. The bridge is 2550 feet long, connecting the manicured legislature grounds on the north end with the trendy university area neighbourhoods on the south side. www.exploreedmonton.com/attractions/high-level-bridge
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High Level Bridge
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When you're close to the river valley anywhere in central Edmonton, it's hard to miss the High Level Bridge. The massive steel truss bridge sits over 150 feet above the North Saskatchewan River, connecting the north and south sides of the city. The bridge is 2550 feet long, connecting the manicured legislature grounds on the north end with the trendy university area neighbourhoods on the south side. www.exploreedmonton.com/attractions/high-level-bridge