Local Eats: Edmonton Edition

With chains such as Chili's, Red Robin, and Tony Roma's beginning to close in Edmonton, I have been wanting to take a more local approach to dining on date nights. Although Valentine's Day is behind us, it is important to keep the spark going with your loved ones year-round, and by keeping date-night (or girl's night) local, you can support local, small businesses and surprise your dinner-guest with something unique. I have compiled a list of some of the local eateries that I am looking forward to sharing a meal at with my partner in the near future.

  1. 1. Sabor


    109 10220 103 ST. EDMONTON, AB T5J 0Y8


    "Join co-owners Christian Mena and Chef Lino Oliveira on a culinary journey with flavours of Spain, Portugal and beyond in the heart of downtown #yeg."

  2. 2. Rge Rd


    10643 – 123 Street Edmonton, AB T5N 1P3

    "Chef Blair Lebsack and team welcome guests to eat off the beaten path with whole animal butchery, wood fire cookery and produce from local terroir.'

  3. 4. Ampersand 27


    10612 82 Avenue, Edmonton, AB

    "Ampersand | 27 is a unique signature restaurant on Whyte Avenue in Edmonton, Alberta. Craft beer, craft cocktails, crafted food."

  4. 5. Blue Plate Diner


    12323 Stony Plain Road, Edmonton, AB T5N 3Y5

    "We offer all day breakfast, lunch & dinner. Our beautiful room is cozy & filled with paintings from local artists. We serve a comfortable & creative menu with offerings for both vegetarians & omnivores."