Best Restaurants

Out of all the restaurants in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer carefully vetted selections to let you explore Edmonton dining 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 Restaurants 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.

Harvest Room


A gracious, architecturally beautiful dining room looks out onto a stone-paved terrace and then across the river valley. It's a lovely space for dinner, or any meal for that matter. Conscientious servers attend each table, anticipating...  Read More



Perhaps one of the most notable features of this restaurant is that is has survived, thrived even, since 1990, relying on nothing but word-of-mouth advertising. Chef Mark Gjini's skilled French cooking earns awed praise from regulars and food...  Read More



A favorite with many a local resident, Ziveli is widely regarded as one of the top Greek restaurants in town. The décor is somewhat sparse, with a blue-and-white color scheme, which allows guests to focus more closely on their food! And what...  Read More



Small though it may be, this impressive restaurant earns kudos for its consistently superb cuisine. The menu changes occasionally but always remains true to its high standards of quality and flavor. The herb-crusted pork tenderloin is a...  Read More

Mikado Restaurant


Alberta's first Japanese restaurant, Mikado regularly turns up in first place on the local "Best of..." polls, and it's easy to see why. Bento boxes are wildly popular, with neatly compartmentalized portions of beef shogayaki, chicken yakitori,...  Read More

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Ban Thai Restaurant


Opened in 1991, Ban Thai excels in authenticity, from the décor to the food. The furniture and accessories that liven up the space and create such a wonderful ambience are the real deal: virtually everything was purchased on one of the owner's...  Read More



Brother-sister team Wilson and Judy Wu deserve every bit of praise that comes their way. Wild Tangerine manages to be the perfect combination of trendy décor, a youthful vibe, super friendly service, and top-notch, eclectic cooking, with a...  Read More

Lux Steakhouse and Bar


"Where" magazine called Lux "Edmonton's best new restaurant for 2005," but the accolades keep rolling in. The stylish setting evokes a trendy NYC establishment, with a waterfall, dark wood, vaulted ceilings and plush upholstery. The menu is...  Read More



Culina became a near instant classic when it opened, attracting raves both for its funky non-standard décor as well as its creative global cuisine. Even the music, piped in at exactly the right volume, is an eclectic variety that's well-suited...  Read More

The Crèperie


Having won a plethora of awards over the years, the Crèperie remains one of Edmonton's favorite restaurants. Brick walls lined with grapevine and accompanied by low lighting and cobblestone flooring imbue this restaurant's interior with an...  Read More