The 5 Places with the Best Dinners in Edmonton

Best Dinners in Edmonton

By Amelie Dube

If you want a hot, hearty meal after work but don’t have the time to prepare, we’ve listed the restaurants that offer the best dinners in Edmonton!

If you’re craving steak with a helping of mashed potatoes and gravy or want some seared salmon, then you can find them here. These places also offer a variety of cuisines that you can enjoy.

We’ve piled up a list of different restaurants offering great dinners, from small hole-in-the-wall diners to restaurants that are higher up on the price list.

Come check them out now!

1.  Rge Rd

Rge Rd's Dish
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BEST FOR  Dinners
PRODUCTS https://www.rgerd.ca/#!
WEBSITE https://www.rgerd.ca/#!
ADDRESS 10643 123 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5N 1P2
CONTACT DETAILS +1 780-447-4577
OPERATING HOURS N/A

Rge Rd offers high-end Canadian cuisine that’s strictly farm-to-table. They have delicious offerings such as gouda and potato perogies, charcuterie boards, beef tartare, pork belly with smoked mussels, and more.

If you ever want to take someone on a dinner date, this is a wonderful place to pick because their ambiance is rustic and welcoming. With their great meals and locally-sourced ingredients,  they’re one of the go-to’s for the best dinners in Edmonton.

You can also call them up ahead for reservations, but do it ASAP, since they usually get a full house.

Highlights

  • Rustic, welcoming interiors
  • Farm-to-table offers
  • Accommodates a number of dietary needs

Customer Reviews 

Find out why customers enjoy this place:

The food was amazing. Staff very friendly. Going into any restaurant after the pandemic is a little weird. However, I was appreciative of the staff being friendly to ensure comfort levels at my table were high. Thank you for the service. Definitely somewhere at the top of my list of favorites in Edmonton

—Okabhala, Google Reviews

Every little bite is so rich with unique and amazing flavours. This is food to savour, to dress up for and plan a special night around, and share with someone(s) special! I recommend!

—Cassandra Tomas, Google Reviews

 

2.  Urban Diner

Urban Diner's Dish
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BEST FOR  Dinners
PRODUCTS https://www.urbandiner.com
WEBSITE https://www.urbandiner.com
ADDRESS 12427 102 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5N 0M2
CONTACT DETAILS 780-488-7274
OPERATING HOURS Tue – Fri 11-1:45 / 5-8

Sat 9-1:45 /5-8

Sun 9-2 – brunch only

If you want soothing comfort food for dinner, then Urban Diner has plenty of familiar fare for you. Their food is locally sourced and made fresh everyday, so if you’re craving breakfast food any time of the day, this place has you covered.

From poached eggs with hashbrowns to brisket, marble rye toast, and reuben sandwiches, your stomach will be filled for an affordable sum. The best part is that they’re accessible, being located in a strip mall.

Their offerings have made them one of the spots with the best dinners in Edmonton. If you want your fill for cheap, this is a good place to go.

Highlights

  • Accessible strip mall joint
  • All-day breakfast diner fare
  • Reasonable prices

Customer Reviews

Check out what makes them so beloved to customers:

I turned up late to dine with my family who had already ordered It was not the first time dining here for them, just me. I had no idea they closed at 8pm. The poor server who looked after us was there till we left at 9.30pm. She was incredibly patient and gracious. We all devoured our meals. I had the chicken burger and fries! Fab 🙂

—Ema Johnston, Google Reviews

Cute little dinner with outdoor dining. Waitress was friendly and the food was fairly quick. Had the Reuben sandwich and it was delicious! Fries were nice and crunchy and the gravy was really good. Awesome little diner!

—William Zacharias, Google Reviews

 

3.  Sabor Restaurant

Sabor Restaurant's Dish
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BEST FOR  Seafood
PRODUCTS http://www.sabor.ca
WEBSITE http://www.sabor.ca
ADDRESS 10220 103 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 4C9
CONTACT DETAILS +1 780-757-1114
OPERATING HOURS MON-THURS 4PM-9PM

FRI & SAT 4PM-10PM

CLOSED SUNDAY

Sabor Restaurant is the place to go if you want seafood with a twist of Portuguese & Spanish cuisine. This is a perfect place for a dinner date and if you want to go somewhere for the night,

They have a good focus on Iberian coastal cuisine, using sustainable seafood. Aside from the great selection of tapas and wine, they also have live music!

They currently offer delivery, so if you’re craving seafood but don’t wanna go out, it’s a good choice. Their great food and services make them one of the places for the best dinners in Edmonton

Highlights

  • Great seafood picks
  • Live music available
  • Wide selection of menu items

Customer Reviews

Take a look at what people are saying about their service:

Seafood dinner for 2 was fabulous.  We went for our 43rd wedding anniversary and had an amazing experience.  The complimentary anniversary Port was excellent and much appreciated.  This was our first post covid dinner and we felt very safe and comfortable.  We will definitely be returning.

—Kate Phelps, Google Reviews

My girlfriend and i are from out of town and have rarely found a restaurant that has impresses us as much as Sabor. A real gem. We had shrimp pripri, (highly recommend) scallops- cooked to perfection. But the dish that wowed us was a whole  cooked artic char. Edmontonians need to try there whole cooked fish.

—Jordan Phelps, Google Reviews

 

4.  The Marc

The Marc's Dish
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BEST FOR  Dinners
PRODUCTS http://www.themarc.ca
WEBSITE http://www.themarc.ca
ADDRESS 9940 106 St, Edmonton, AB T5K 2N2
CONTACT DETAILS +1 780-429-2828
OPERATING HOURS  

The Marc provides a classy atmosphere and a fine selection of French-inspired cuisine. With veal meatballs, teriyaki chicken, pork belly, duck confit and others, you can sate your cravings with their deliciously cooked dishes.

They’re one of the main picks among locals for restaurant meals, since they have such a great menu and friendly staff. These qualities put them on this list as one of the places with the best dinners in Edmonton.

Currently, they do curbside pickups if you want to buy their meals and eat them at home.

Highlights

  • Great menu
  • Gorgeous atmosphere
  • Wide range of choices

Customer Reviews 

Take a look at what people are saying about their service:

We had our first dinner out in 3 1/2 months on Friday.  We knew that our first choice, once places started to reopen for dine-in service, would absolutely be The Marc!!!  They are doing an epic job.  The owners and staff made us feel comfortable and well cared for… as they have done for years and years.  Their dining room setup is perfect for physical distancing between groups, but it is still cozy and elegant!!  Staff are all masked and continue to provide the highest professional service.

As a business owner myself, I know the struggle we are all going through.  We would recommend them 110% to anyone who wants to venture out into the restaurant world again. 

Oh… and aside from all the hard work they are putting in with this “new normal”, they are forever creative with my vegan needs.  The chef was ready with a most delicious plan!!

We wish we could have given them all really big hugs!! Well done to you all.  Can’t wait to come back 🙂 – Clare & Terry

—Clare Morgan, Google Reviews

The Marc is a French casual/fine dining restaurant serving some of the best food in Edmonton. I call it casual/fine dining because even though the restaurant is formal, you will not feel out of place if you’re not wearing a suit.  The wait staff is friendly and not pretentious.

The appetizers are well proportioned and varied. There are multiple appetizers that feature a large amount of bread, so plan accordingly.

The shallots and pork belly is amazing, but very rich.

—Ryan Sputowski, Google Reviews

 

5.  Vaticano Cucina

Vaticano Cucina's Dish
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BEST FOR  Dinner
PRODUCTS https://vaticanoyeg.com
WEBSITE https://vaticanoyeg.com
ADDRESS 10310 45th Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6H 5K3
CONTACT DETAILS (780) 250-1110 | booking@vaticanoyeg.com
OPERATING HOURS N/A

Next on our list of the places for the best dinners in Edmonton is Vaticano Cucina.

Their restaurant offers a slew of Italian dishes, from wood fired oven pizzas to delicious authentic pasta.

One of the best things about them is that they deliver through Ubereats and Skipthedishes, so if you’re craving Italian for dinner, they’re a pretty convenient choice.

Their meals satisfy and fill the tummy, and their ingredients are locally sourced. Their Italian classics will impress anyone and satisfy them as well.

Highlights

  • Italian dishes
  • Pick-up available
  • Take out available

 

These options for the best dinners in Edmonton can satisfy your hunger at the end of the day. We hope these choices helped you find a restaurant that serves the best evening meals around.

Are there any other great options that we missed, though? Send us a message and we’ll update the article promptly!

And if you want to eat at a buffet instead, here’s a list of the best buffets in Edmonton to satisfy your massive appetite.

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