Date night? Check out these romantic downtown Edmonton spots

Downtown dining in Edmonton has become quite the dynamic food scene. There have been so many restaurants pop up in the last few years, and it doesn't seem to be slowing down. This motivates restaurants to provide amazing dining experiences. These restaurants are great for a romantic evening with your significant other.

Select Restaurant

10018 106th Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 1G1

Located a little bit off of Jasper Avenue, in the heart of downtown Edmonton is a quaint little restaurant called Select (formerly known as Café Select). This spot is nice and cozy, and is perfect for an intimate night with your significant other. It has a large variety of options on its menu, from a basic burger and vegetarian ratatouille to beautifully braised lamb shank, which can cater to almost anyone. Some cappuccino chocolate mousse over some intimate conversation to tie the night off makes for a perfect date.

The Marc Restaurant

9940 106th Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5K 2N2

The Marc really does make its mark in the downtown dining scene. With so many restaurants located all within walking distance of each other downtown, there is some fierce competition. The Marc is a great place for a date or anniversary. They have amazing French dishes with beautiful plating, which can really set the mood on a romantic evening. Since it was named runner up for best restaurant in Edmonton in 2012 and for best steak in 2014 by Avenue magazine, you can't really go wrong with this choice.

Sabor Divino

109-10220 103 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 0Y8

Sabor (formely known as Sabor Divino) is self-described as an upscale eatery that offers Portuguese and Spanish cuisine. If you and your significant other are really huge seafood lovers, this is definitely the place for you to go. If you're used to a home that's a bit more on the noisy side, than this place will feel just like that. They often have a lively atmosphere and often have some live music.

Sofra Turkish Restaurant & Wine Cellar

108-10345 106 St Nw, Edmonton, AB T5J 1H8

Trying to spice things up and try new things with your significant other? Sofra might be a good place to try. It serves authentic Turkish cuisine, and if you don't usually frequent this sort of food, it can definitely be a good adventure to share with someone. The decor inside feels very authentic and provides a unique experience. Check this place out if you want a great experience along with some delicious food.


10065 100 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 0N6

Looking for a great stay-cation coupled with an outstanding dining experience? You could try staying at the beautiful Fairmont Hotel Macdonald and then enjoy a lovely meal at the Harvest Room, the hotel's high-end restaurant. This restaurant serves beautifully plated, unique dishes and also suggests wine-pairings to go with each dish. You can eat your meal while enjoying the beautiful views of the river valley. This is definitely a great choice of restaurant if you're looking to impress.

Woodwork Restaurant

10132 100 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 0N8

Have you had a hard week and just want a nice place to relax with your significant other? Woodwork is a great place to take a load off after a tiresome week. It offers many unique cocktails and a giant wall of local and international liquors. The menu comprises of bar snacks, smaller plates and larger plates, so it's great for if you just want a couple of drinks and snacks after work, or a full-on meal. This is definitely a good place to take your partner if you just want to unwind and have a few unique drinks!

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