Best Nightlife

Out of all the clubs and bars in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Edmonton nightlife on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Edmonton Best Nightlife list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

Suite 69

This two-story venue is one of Edmonton's most appealing spots for the young professional crowd looking to unwind throughout the week and weekend. Open four nights a week, Suite 69 busts out all the newest hits in music and keeps the energy...  Read More

Black Dog

This establishment toes the line between being an alternative venue and a traditional pub. You'll find it a great equalizer, welcoming suits and skateboards with equivalent gusto. The three-levels encompass the main floor with its bar, as well...  Read More


A traditional decor of stained glass, dark wood, and memorabilia envelops diners at this Irish pub. The bar occupies a place of prominence in the center of the area, and a stone inscribed with runic symbols pays homage to the pub's name. The...  Read More

Cook County Saloon

For years, this popular club has been applauded by the Canadian Country Music Association as one of the nation's best C&W clubs. A wide range of well-known performers frequent its stage, drawing crowds of music-lovers from Edmonton and all...  Read More

Metropolitan Billiards Café

Classier than the usual pool hall, Metro is decked out with hardwood floors, leather couches and a granite bar, plus 15 Brunswick tables. Oilers games (sports of all kinds, actually) are shown on strategically located TVs, including several big...  Read More

A favorite venue for blues performers, this casual place has seen its share of beer and cigarettes. Patrons clamor to find a vantage point when the musicians perform, especially on Saturday afternoons, when the jam sessions take place. No matter...  Read More

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