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5 of the Best Edmonton Restaurants for Date Night

5 of the Best Edmonton Restaurants for Date Night

One of the advantages of living in Edmonton is having access to great places to sample some of the best food in Canada. You’ll want to pick a restaurant with great atmosphere and fantastic food. Here are some of our top choices for the best Edmotnon restaurants to check out for your next date night.

Corso 32

10345 Jasper Avenue

If you’re searching for a place to eat that is perfect for special occasions, this 32-seat restaurant open from 5 to 11 pm will fit the bill. The lighting is low, adding to the intimate atmosphere, and you can appreciate knowing that the restaurant is a great spot for memorable experiences. Be sure to try the braised beef short rib, both delicious and presented beautifully.

Branches in Greenland Garden Centre

Highway 16 and Cloverbar Road, Sherwood Park

You probably wouldn’t have thought of finding a romantic restaurant in the midst of a garden centre, but Branches in Greenland Garden Centre offers just that; in one of the area’s most beautiful settings. They even have a special “date night” menu for two featuring your choice of a beverage, appetizer, wood-fired pizza and dessert for only $55! They also have a selection of vegetarian and gluten-free dishes.

five of the best Edmonton restaurants date night - variety of foods imageViolino

10133 125 Street

Violino offers one of the top outdoor dining experiences in all of Edmonton. A seat by the fireplace, where you can start off with delicious appetizers and wine, will put you in the right mood for a romantic date. Consider trying the fettuccine tavolino, followed by a house made Gelato!


10220 103 Street

If you enjoy the idea of sampling some Portuguese fare alongside the passion and energy of live music, Sabor is a fantastic choice to consider. The exposed beams and live piano music help create a unique atmosphere that will help make your date special. One of the top dishes to try here is the bacon-wrapped sturgeon, followed up with cinnamon-sprinkled milk custard. And maybe you’ll even be lucky enough to be serenaded by one of Sabor’s owners and local Edmonton celebrity, Christian Mena!

Zaika Bistro Bar

2303 Ellwood Drive SW

You’ll enjoy a fun night out with spicy food that you’ll want to sample at this quaint Indian bistro. Open from 11 am to 10 pm, Zaika is a great restaurant to keep in mind on your next date night. You won’t want to miss the mango chicken curry, one of the most delectable dishes on the menu.

All of these restaurants will help create a memorable time. The dining experiences are unique, and you’ll be able to sample your favourite cuisine or find new favourites. Considering any of these great dining options is a perfect way to enjoy a special date night.


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