4009 Gateway Blvd.
Edmonton, AB T6J 5H2
Phone: (780) 438-7979
Fax: (780) 438-4949
Olive Garden has been delighting the United States and Canada with its simple and fresh Italian affair for a while now. At Olive Garden you can enjoy Italian food in homely Italian setting with a glass of wine. Their special menu features local favorites like Unlimited Soups, Salads and Bread-sticks and an Unlimited Pasta Bowl where you are served six pastas in five different sauces. They also have separate party menu, kids menu and gluten-free menu to ensure everyone goes back with a smile on their face. Call ahead for more details.
A delicious breakfast is a must for a good start to the day, and IHOP is just the right place for a perfect breakfast. Ready to serve from 6:30a, this eatery serves breakfast, lunch and dinner until 10p. The menu here features waffles, crepes, pancakes, burgers, sandwiches, soups, appetizers, salads, french toasts, omelets and more. They also have an assortment of fresh juices, flavored iced tea, coffee and chocolate milk to accompany your meal. IHOP even has a special kids menu. Check the website for more.
Fast food gets a gourmet touch at this family-oriented restaurant. Their menu comprises Classic Gourmet burgers like Mediterranean Lamb & the Stampede Burger. Also on the menu is a separate section for gourmet chicken burgers like the California Chicken & Whiskey River BBQ. Wraps, sandwiches & soups are also to be had. Various drinks, both alcoholic & non-alcoholic, are on the menu. The separate children's meal, meant for children ten & under, can be had for as little as CAD 6.29. All in all, a good dining option for the whole family.
Rasoi India Restaurant's décor is contemporary and has an intimate ambiance and nonparallel service. The newly-restored restaurant serves mouth-watering signature dishes, Rasoi India will bring the many flavors of India to you. Indian cuisine is framed for its variety and infinitely subtle blends of aromatic spices and seasonings that flavor meat, legumes and vegetables.
The Nello’s stands as a great dining place where one can relish excellent varieties of Italian cuisine in a great atmosphere. It is just the perfect getaway for tasty appetizers, range of pastas and entrees coupled with desserts. The health-conscious can try gluten-free variations of their favorites like canelloni, pasticcio and beef tenderloin. There is an assortment of great wines to woo the elite crowd over a glass of wine. Proving a great treat for special nights, head here to celebrate your special occasion in a memorable style.
The Melting Pot of Edmonton is a romantic destination for a fine fondue dinner for two. The intimate atmosphere invites diners to savor the rich cheese fondue and entrees with a glass of wine before digging into the famously sweet chocolate dessert fondue. The Melting Pot is consistently hailed as Edmonton’s best date spot and the unique dining experience is unlike any other.
Enjoy fresh Cantonese and Szechuan dishes in this neighborhood diner. A menu of nearly myriad items includes combination plates for single diners. Expect modest but clean decor, and prompt, cheerful service.
Located in the South Edmonton Common, Joey is a popular fine dining restaurant. The kitchen here is manned by renowned Chef Jason Gulliford, while Chef Chris takes care of menu. With the area popular with shoppers, Joey is a perfect restaurant for fine lunches and evening dinners. The menu here is a fusion of Mediterranean, American and Asian, with varied dishes like Panang Curry, Ahi Tuna Tacos, Steak and Sushi. The restaurant features an impressive list of wines too; red, white and sparkling wines to accompany your meal. The restaurant also doubles up as a lounge, so if you're looking to catch up with friends over a couple of drinks, then this is the place to head to.
Don't be fooled by the name. Grub Med Ristorante is a traditional Greek Restaurant and is actually a classy joint, suitable for a romantic date. The menu features all the Greek standards you would expect, such as souvlaki, moussaka, and baklava. It also boasts their signature kleftico (slow-roasted lamb), moschari stifado (beef ragu) and a milopita (apples, raisins, pastry) that is amazing. The atmosphere is dimly-lit with cozy seating for an intimate tête-à-tête. A serviceable wine list complements the regional cuisine. Edmontonians come to Grub Med and know what to expect: great atmosphere and a consistently tasty Greek meal. Check website for open hours.
If you have a craving for Italian comfort food, head to the Sicilian Pasta Kitchen. This restaurant is a favorite of locals in this largely residential neighborhood. Once inside, you are transported to the south of Italy, with porticoes and large murals creating a rustic European environment. Over here is a couple engaged in candlelit romance; over there is a larger group celebrating a family birthday. Both parties are enjoying authentic Italian cuisine such as Insalata Bocconcini followed by Calimari Friti or a Quattro Stagioni thin-crust pizza. Don't worry if you don't speak Italian, because the serving staff is gracious and helpful. For after-dinner entertainment, nip into the adjacent Vinny's Bar and catch a hockey or football game on the big screen.
The wonderful aroma of Indian spices greets you at the door and the sitar music and subdued, dimly lit atmosphere is enchanting. The menu at Jewel of Kashmir offers a host of traditional Indian dishes, with over 20 vegetarian selections. The tandoori preparations are popular items, as are the kebabs. One of the soft-spoken servers will be glad to recommend a rice dish and a bread to complement your meal.
If you're short on time but don't want a typical fast-food meal, check out Famoso Neopolitan Pizzeria. This restaurant has the feel of an upscale urban eatery, yet you can be on your way quickly. Find a table or booth when you arrive, then make your way to the central counter to order. A server will bring your meal and beverages and attend to your needs. Famoso boasts authentic Neopolitan pizza: thin crust with spare, yet tasty toppings. Chefs are trained in the high standards of traditional Neopolitan and use imported flour, tomatoes and fresh mozzarella. An Italian fire oven bakes your pizza at 900 degrees Fahrenheit (482 degrees Celsius), done in 90 seconds!