Edmonton for Anyone
Collected by Francisco Aguilar
Alberta's capital has a great deal to offer. Local food and a fine dining scene, emerging coffee culture, artistic interest (evident in its many galleries and museums), and the spirit of the outdoors—all of this is at your fingertips in Edmonton.
9734 98 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6C 4P6, Canada
During Edmonton's summer season take a cruise on the Edmonton Queen. They have afternoon and evening cruises available, including dinner cruises. It's a great way to get views of downtown and the river valley.
10361 82 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 1Z9, Canada
This European cafe in the heart of Old Strathcona is the perfect spot to grab a treat to satisfy the sweet tooth in all of us. With all of their desserts baked on site and created from scratch, it's the perfect oven-to-mouth situation.
10140 117 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5K 1X3, Canada
Known for serving up some of the best "sammiches" in town, Elm Café is not to be missed. About the size of a New York City apartment, this unassuming street-side shop fills up fast. As the menu is constantly changing, we'd recommend choosing the...
9626 96a St NW, Edmonton, AB T6C 4L8, Canada
Looking for a tranquil activity or a suitable place to entertain seniors? The Muttart Conservatory, housed in one of Edmonton’s most iconic structures, is a year-round oasis, abundant with the beauty of exotic plant life. Fresh and vibrant, the...
4 Sir Winston Churchill Square Northwest & Corner of 99 Street & 102 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5J 4X8, Canada
Located in Edmonton's Arts District, the Winspear Centre is a beautiful performance venue with an ever-changing program of the best in Canadian and international concert offerings. The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra's 2013-2014 performance series...
2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq, Edmonton, AB T5J 2C1, Canada
Sprawled over three floors, the recently renovated Art Gallery of Alberta—the oldest cultural institution in the province—maintains a collection that exceeds 6,000 objects. Welcoming and diverse, the AGA houses works from a variety of eras using a...
10582 100 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 2R6, Canada
A clean, friendly, family atmosphere bubbles within the nondescript building that houses Veggie Garden, a one-hundred percent vegetarian restaurant that has become a favorite of 'no-pork-on-my-fork' locals. The fresh Vietnamese and Chinese dishes...
10131 81 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6E 1W9, Canada
Craving a change from standard Albertan cuisine? Narayanni's South African Indian cuisine puts a unique—and healthy—spin on traditionally rich Indian food. Avenue Magazine claims it to be the city's best Indian restaurant, and rightfully so....
9698 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5H 3V5, Canada
Located smack in Edmonton's Arts District, the bold flavors served at chef Larry Stewart's A-list Canadian restaurant lean toward the regional and contemporary. Diners are encouraged to pop back in the kitchen and snap photos of the chefs as they...
10009 107 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 1J1, Canada
Specializing in "new Canadian cuisine," Wildflower is a gold medal-winning dining spot that crisps fresh fish on wood-fired grills and pairs its rustic dishes with top-shelf wines. From game hen to lobster, hickory-and-pear chicken to smoky...
9910 109 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5K 1H5, Canada
Playing live music or spinning well-selected tunes from indie to hip-hop, the Common is a lively place to sip a local or imported beer, or an innovative cocktail. A fun spot to drop in late afternoon or late night, the Common's...
82 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada
If you think Edmonton is all giant malls and indoor shopping, stroll down Whyte Avenue. This Old Strathcona strip has been crowned one of Canada’s Top 5 shopping neighborhoods, as more than 600 businesses vie for your attention. Independent...
10025 102A Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 2Z2, Canada
The bustle of downtown's shopping destination circulates through and around Edmonton City Centre. More than 170 upscale stores and services in can be explored in this centrally located maze of commerce. Walkways will lead shop-till-you-droppers to...
10470 82 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 2A2, Canada
Need to select a gift for someone but stumped on what to buy? Browse When Pigs Fly, which offers a hodgepodge of unique finds, both fun and practical. Everything from jewelry to personal care products, from artwork to kitchen novelties line Pigs'...