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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Science Museum
“IMAX theater, hands-on science exhibits and star-gazing in the adjoining planetarium.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Closest mall. Good food court here as well. Sears and The Bay are the two big outlets here, but eveything else here too.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Huge supermarket, has 'everything' - not 'walking distance' but only about a 10-minute bike ride and/or short bus or cab ride. Also only a block away from Canadian Tire.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bus Station
“This mall is within walking distance, and is tied for second place as Edmonton's biggest mall, next to SouthGate Mall and second to West Edmonton Mall. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“The museum started 25 years ago, when a group of aviation buffs convinced Edmonton City Council to let them use the historic Blatchford hangar on Kingsway. It’s the last remaining double-long, double-wide hangar from the World War II era and is a protected historic resource. Over the years, hundreds of dedicated volunteers have worked on our iconic collection of more than 20 aircraft, including many ground-up restorations.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
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“This is on the pricey side and the service has been slow. Buuut we still dream about a farmers breakfast we had there. Best to call and check wait times. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
School
  • 5 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“My family likes this place for variety of movies, friendly staff, tasty pizza, pop corn and coffee from Starbucks)))”
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
“The 124 Street area is one of Edmonton’s most vibrant shopping districts, and is home to some of the city’s finest local independent restaurants, coffee shops, art galleries, boutiques, and premium services.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Liquor Store
“Known through out the city. This liquor store has an incredible selection of beer and awesome, informative staff.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Small bar with a great alternative vibe. Local brews, great food and relaxed atmosphere.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Local Government Office
“ Takes you to Kingsway/Royal Alex Hospital > McEwan University> Churchill Station> Central Station>Bay Enterprise Square> Corona> Grandin/Gov't Centre> University> Health Science/Junilee> McKernan/Belgravia> South Campus/Fort Edmonton> Southgate Mall> Century Park”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is by far the best vietnamese in the city, with great vegetarian options! Check out the colour vermicelli bowl, as well as the coconut peanut soup!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“AMAZING BURGERS. A little pricey, but everything is so fresh. Go early in the day, they close early if they run out of fresh ingredients! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“While it may be a little out of the way, it is the best place in the city to nurse a hangover with brunch. Tell Mark, Ryan and Kelsey that Tommy sent you, and try the Frauline!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bus Station
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“This is on the pricey side and the service has been slow. Buuut we still dream about a farmers breakfast we had there. Best to call and check wait times. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is by far the best vietnamese in the city, with great vegetarian options! Check out the colour vermicelli bowl, as well as the coconut peanut soup!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“AMAZING BURGERS. A little pricey, but everything is so fresh. Go early in the day, they close early if they run out of fresh ingredients! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“While it may be a little out of the way, it is the best place in the city to nurse a hangover with brunch. Tell Mark, Ryan and Kelsey that Tommy sent you, and try the Frauline!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The Enjoy Centre is a unique multi-use facility featuring a greenhouse, spa, café, & restaurant, whole foods, deli, bakery, and more. This place has everything. Beautiful plants, pots, furniture, groceries, coffee shop, spa, restaurant, specialty items and gifts. Whether you are a gardener or just looking for a place to wander there is lots to see. HOURS: Sun 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Mon - Fri 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sat 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Casino
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Aged beef, shellfish & happy-hour specials are the mainstays at this clubby yet casual chain. I love that place!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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