690 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0L7
Phone: (204) 255-7100
Fax: (204) 255-7200
Traditional Mediterranean fare at a moderate price is the catch of the day for this space. The seafood offered at Picasso's Seafood Restaurant is some of the best in the city and the presentation is excellent. If the fruit of the sea is not for you, a selection of steaks and kebabs are available. Authentic Spanish sangria and excellent wines are also on the menu. This restaurant is excellent for business lunches, and the candlelit atmosphere in an intimate setting makes Picasso's an excellent place for a romantic dinner.
The cold Winnipeg winters are no match for the heat emanating from this establishment. The food at Caribbean Spice is as spicy as you can handle and is served up in an authentic Caribbean way with a menu that includes excellent roti and meat. The service is cheery and the comfortable and intimate atmosphere is enjoyed by the local Caribbean communities and everyone else who has a taste for food from the Gulf of Mexico. Another excellent reason to visit is the Latin rhythms that float in the air.
Located in the ethnically diverse North Main district, The Aristocrat Restaurant borders the vibrant Exchange District. It offers an opportunity for those who are adventurous of palate and enjoy a healthy amount of food. The highlight of this restaurant is the buffet, which includes samples from both Chinese and Filipino cooking traditions. The service is friendly and although the atmosphere is nondescript, the unique food more then makes up for this shortcoming.
Located in the HI Downtowner Hostel, The Lo Pub is a hot and happening live music venue. Sip on refreshing beer as you groove to the rhythms churned out by the DJ. The impressive line-up of live gigs and the soothing ambiance, along with the youthful vibe add to making this place a perfect night spot. Call for more details on current and upcoming events.
Yellow Dog Tavern is a friendly pub and a restaurant located on Donald Street. This restaurant offers a wide range of beers on tap, alcoholic beverages and food that includes soups, salads, steaks, burgers, sandwiches and a lot more. This small place has a friendly atmosphere where one can sit comfortably, relax and enjoy their fare. Apart from serving food this restaurant also caters private events and takes a minimum charge of USD75 for every delivery.
Situated in the Buhler Center of Winnipeg University, Stella's Cafe & Bakery is a popular hangout of students. Part of the popular Stella eateries in town, this cafe at Portage Avenue lives up to the hype. Their food is always fresh and delectable, be it their healthy sandwiches, pancakes, curries or desserts. Even if the place is crowded, the service is fast and feedback from customers is encouraged. With a laid-back and relaxed ambiance, this cafe is a lovely place to treat your taste buds or just to share a hot cup of coffee with friends.
King's Head Pub is an authentic English style pub with an incredible array of domestic and imported beer to suit any taste. The food goes beyond the normal fish and chips with an excellent curry menu from an authentic Indian kitchen. The diverse crowd that packs this establishment is offered live music on weekends to amuse themselves while they sample the great brews.
The soda shop of yesteryear has been revived: at Pop Soda's Coffeehouse and Gallery, it has been transformed into a retro coffeeshop and restaurant dishing out affordable and tasty fusion food. Past the front of the venue lies the living room--a comfortable abode fitted with low tables, plush seats and a bandstand to host live concerts, poetry readings and performances! Pop Soda's also showcases artists in residents.
For a truly authentic Chinese food experience, visit the Dim Sum Garden Restaurant that offers some of the best dim sum in the city. The deluxe shrimp dumplings are worth trying. The decor is lackluster, but the Cantonese-style food preparation and taste more then makes up for the lack of atmosphere. This quaint eatery has proven to be a favorite among this Asian-Canadian community. Call for more details.
Dine at a place with an amazing decor. Joanna's Cafe is quite known for treating its guests royally with a scrumptious fare. Special care is taken while dishing out a series of mouth watering delicacies. The ambiance exudes elegance and an efficient staff to match it. The spacious dining area makes for a comfortable meal. Located within Marlborough Hotel, this unique Cafe certainly keeps up with the hotel's reputation. Visit website for more details.
This deli conjures up images of a down-home country kitchen complete with a beat-up screen door and a proprietor you could very easily call mom. Glass Onion Cafe is a favorite lunch spot for the local business community, with fast, inexpensive sandwiches and the best Caesar salad in the city. Facing the Exchange Districts Park, Old Market Square, this fully licensed luncheonette is especially appealing in summer. It features a patio that seats sixty in a quiet city center haven. Call for more details.
Smoke's Poutinerie is known for its hand-cut golden fries, that are uniquely seasoned, the traditional gravies and cheese curds. Mainly serving chicken, beef and pork, it also offers interesting options for vegetarians patrons. Wash down the meal with Root Beer, Calypso or a Diet Coke. For those who wish to enjoy the offering of Smoke's Poutinerie at the next special occasion or event can get them to cater at the venue itself. For further details, visit the website.