MainStay Suites East Edmonton/Sherwood Park
201 Palisades Way
Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0N3
Phone: (780) 570-8080
Fax: (780) 570-5999
The fastest growing global fast food giant has been serving Canada since 1967. A name to be reckoned with good times and happy meals, McDonald's is forever been a favorite with kids and adults alike. You'll find a very few who haven't tried the Big Mac, Chicken McNuggets or the McFlurry. Not only that, in 2011 McDonald's introduced a variety of espresso based coffee drinks for coffee lovers. Enjoy the free Wi-Fi services while you dig into a burger or thick smoothies.
Sawmill Banquet & Catering Centre is a comfortable 4.5 acre banquet hall that is home to a multitude of private and corporate events from time to time. Hold intimate gatherings, small receptions, weddings, private parties as well as corporate luncheons and meetings at this venue. The air-conditioned comfort of this banquet space will ensure that any event you host here is a grand success. Check website for more details.
Located in the historic Gibbard Block of the Highlands residential district, this fine dining spot exudes European charm inside and out. In a fire-lit room under a pressed-tin ceiling, indulge in classic French dishes. Tango classes are offered Monday and Tuesday nights. The eatery is part of a Bread and Breakfast, so if you need a place to stay, inquire for details.
Flow Lounge & Grill is one of the most happening places to dine in Edmonton. Located in the Coliseum Inn, this place is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. On the menu are classics like chicken wings, poutine, burgers, and stir fries. Their burgers are exclusively handmade using Alberta beef. Wash down your meal with a selection from cocktails and spirits. This grill is a great venue for hosting private parties and special occasions.
Battista’s Calzone Company gives the calzone its due with delicious and handmade renditions of this Italian classic. Sample their Pesto Presto that is stuffed with chicken, pesto and mozzarella cheese, or their Mama Mia of mozzarella and meatballs. What sets their food apart is the use of signature homemade sauces. They also have options for the sweet tooth, with the Nutella calzone being a popular favorite.
A large restaurant in the residential neighborhood of Bonnie Doon, the Bul Go Gi House serves some of the tastiest Korean food in the city. The bul-go-gi (stir-fried, marinated beef) is a popular menu item. There are soups, noodle and rice dishes, and seafood choices as well. The unassuming decor consists of simple tables and chairs and a few decorations on the walls.
Edmonton's original Sorrentino's, in the colorful Italian district, offers old-world charm with a cozy fireplace and white tablecloths, in a bistro-like atmosphere. The menu offers interesting seafood dishes like gamberi alla Sorrentino (prawns sautéed in garlic butter and white wine), paella (seafood with chicken and rice in a green peppercorn sauce), and risotto seafood, as well as traditional pasta dishes. Sister locations include downtown, in the West End, and on Calgary Trail in the southern part of the city.
Hardware Grill is a great addition to downtown Edmonton's trendy restaurant scene. Located a short distance from the Shaw Conference Centre, this place specializes in provincial Canadian cuisine. Specialties on the menu include bacon-wrapped elk and roasted pork loin made with ethically-raised and locally-sourced ingredients. Complement your meal with a glass of fine wine from their extensive selection. The modern furniture and tasteful decor contribute to a chic and elegant ambiance.
Hoa An is located near the busy Lucky 97 Chinese grocery store in the busiest part of Chinatown. Noodle soups are the specialty here, and a large bowl of one of the many varieties makes a filling meal, or a great starter for two to four people. There is a wide selection of rice dishes as well as beef, pork, and seafood choices. The decor is simple, with the token tropical fish tank near the front door, and tables nicely spaced throughout this bright and pleasant restaurant. Opens at 10a from Monday to Sunday.
If you would like to travel the whole world without moving, you can do so right at the Blue Chair Café. With its international cuisine, delicious drinks from around the globe, and artists that have scaled the seven seas to perform before you, this place is sure to take you on a trip of a lifetime! The live entertainment is varied and rich in culture, and streams across genres like folk, rock, nu-jazz, pop, alternative, acoustic, Latin, Celtic, experimental, and other fantastic sounds.
The Oriental Veggie House is a small, sparkling clean, storefront establishment, tucked into a busy Chinatown block. It features a no-nonsense decor, dressed up a bit with white tablecloths. The menu consists of meat-free or meat-like dishes. Using healthy substitutes, like bean curd (tofu) and wheat gluten, the chefs create vegetarian meat, fish, and seafood, and offer these items in dishes such as veggie wonton in hot and sour soup, veggie lamb hot pot, and veggie duck with lemon sauce.
If you are sleuthing around for a pub with an admirably large variety of beer, the mystery has just been solved. With its selection of British grub along with typical pub fare and good selection of beers, the Sherlock Holmes is a great place to park yourself and unwind. You can enjoy making a fool of yourself with the karaoke machine, play a competitive game of darts, or groove to live music. This bar pays homage to the great detective and many things British, but no stiff upper lips allowed in here!