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Continental Treat Fine Bistro

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German, Austrian, Polish
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10560 82 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T6A 4T2, Canada (whyte avenue)
+1 780-433-7432
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Continental Treat Restaurant is a family affair. Two generations of...
The Continental Treat Restaurant is a family affair. Two generations of the Borowka Family work together to bring their romantic turn of the century dining vision to life. Owners Ryszard and Helena Borowka and their son Sylvester Borowka oversee the entire operation. Ela Palmowski is the Executive Chef together with sous chefs Maria Palkowska, Bartosz Beresinski, Alexandr Oleineac, and Dusten Dixon. This international team of sous chefs are constantly innovating our menu. Other talented sous chefs joining us this year; Attilla Szabo from Hungary, Zdenek Holub from Czech Republic, Helmut Schumacher from Switzerland and Alexader Davidoff from Russia. Christopher Czapiga and Cindy Oland are the hosts who will welcome you gracefully on any occasion. The ambiance is one of pure charm, combined with an air of luxury and elegance. During the day classical music selection waft overhead, reminding you to take your time and enjoy the journey.*Adults only after 5pm
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 121
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best hearty European food in Edmonton

This restaurant must be reserved beforehand. You'll realize why when you taste the fantastic food. We were there last night and both of us had Pickle soup, so delicious, and veal schnitzel with mushroom sauce and choice of potato, with a small pickled salad. I could eat this homemade meal everyday... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
DebFB
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Alberta,Canada
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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201 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Alberta,Canada
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

This restaurant must be reserved beforehand. You'll realize why when you taste the fantastic food. We were there last night and both of us had Pickle soup, so delicious, and veal schnitzel with mushroom sauce and choice of potato, with a small pickled salad. I could eat this homemade meal everyday! My husband had a stein of on tapGerman beer.... More 

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Sylvester_Borowka, Owner at Continental Treat Fine Bistro, responded to this review

You can never go wrong with the pickle soup, Deb! Thank you very much for the positive comments above. It’s always encouraging when customers acknowledge the good work of our team. We look forward to seeing you again soon! -Sylvester Borowka More 

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Heard a lot of great reviews. The food was ok but I definetly have had much better. Overpriced..The white tablecloths are a nice touch. Service was good.

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Sylvester_Borowka, Owner at Continental Treat Fine Bistro, responded to this review

We appreciate your honest feedback. We work hard to offer good food and friendly service here at Continental Treat Fine Bistro, and I’m sorry that we didn’t meet your expectations. I hope you will give us another chance in the future. -Sylvester Borowka More 

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very relaxing restaurant. Not hurried along. Food is excellent and unique. Eastern European so there aren't many places you can get a lot of the dishes. One being the pickle soup and it is so good. I don't like pickles! I have a hard time deciding what to order. You will need a reservation for a Friday or Saturday. A... More 

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Sylvester_Borowka, Owner at Continental Treat Fine Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. Our staff works hard to offer good food and friendly, efficient service, and I’m so glad your visit was enjoyable. I will pass your feedback on to the team, and we look forward to seeing you again soon! -Sylvester Borowka More 

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great dinner for both of us and a free taste of the pickle soup.Lots of different bottles of beer a very large beer menu. Great Eastern European menu.

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Sylvester_Borowka, Owner at Continental Treat Fine Bistro, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, Dave! Be sure to come back and see us again. - Sylvester Borowka More 

Alberta
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Quaint little place, nice atmoshere .... food is above average and my wife and I always enjoy our meal here. Service is excellent and friendly, prices are fair. The main reason we make a trip to dine here is we're in the mood for French Onion Soup. It's the BEST anywhere that I'm aware of and you can actually eat... More 

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Sylvester_Borowka, Owner at Continental Treat Fine Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful feedback regarding our French Onion Soup. It is definitely a favorite here at Continental Treat Fine Bistro! We look forward to seeing you again soon. -Sylvester B. More 

Edmonton
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

There are often coupons (Groupon's) for this restaurant, but don't let that fool you about the quality. It is excellent. And, if it is your first time there, they will treat you to a bowl of their super delicious pickle soup - just ask!

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Sylvester_Borowka, Owner at Continental Treat Fine Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, Jamie. You cannot go wrong with our Pickle Soup. Be sure to spread the word! - Sylvester B. More 

Edmonton, Canada
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

First let me say try the dill pickle soup it is amazing! But really everything here is delicious. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable I would definitely recommend trying it out.

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Sylvester_Borowka, Owner at Continental Treat Fine Bistro, responded to this review

Thanks for the recommendation, Jennette! Its comments like "everything is delicious" that makes us work even harder. Be sure to come back and see us. -Sylvester B. More 

Edmonton, Canada
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Never been disappointed. One of the best in the city. Very good wine and beer selection. Food is well prepared and delicious. Classic European.

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Sylvester_Borowka, Owner at Continental Treat Fine Bistro, responded to this review

We cannot thank you enough for your patronage and the great words above. We hope this means we will be seeing you again soon! -Sylvester B. More 

Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We have been going to this restaurant or many years. Consistently excellent food and service. Try the Dill Pickle soup - wonderful!!! As this restaurant is very popular, try to reserve several days in advance to avoid disappointment. The wine and beer list is extensive. The menu covers all aspects of European and East European food. Definitely worth the trip.... More 

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Sylvester_Borowka, Owner at Continental Treat Fine Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for the continued years of patronage, Barbara! We cannot tell you how much this means to us. -Sylvester B. More 

Edmonton, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Went to the restaurant for the very first time with friends who go there quite often ! Oh my goodness the food was delicious and large portions for your money!❤️❤️ Great Service, going back for MOTHER'S DAY

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Sylvester_Borowka, Owner at Continental Treat Fine Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a try! We hope your delicious experience with us entices you to come back and see us. -Sylvester B. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10560 82 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T6A 4T2, Canada
    (whyte avenue)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Edmonton
  • Phone Number: +1 780-433-7432

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 31
  • Cuisine: German, Austrian, Polish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

The Continental Treat Restaurant is a family affair. Two generations of the Borowka Family work together to bring their romantic turn of the century dining vision to life. Owners Ryszard and Helena Borowka and their son Sylvester Borowka oversee the entire operation. Ela Palmowski is the Executive Chef together with sous chefs Maria Palkowska, Bartosz Beresinski, Alexandr Oleineac, and Dusten Dixon. This international team of sous chefs are constantly innovating our menu. Other talented sous chefs joining us this year; Attilla Szabo from Hungary, Zdenek Holub from Czech Republic, Helmut Schumacher from Switzerland and Alexader Davidoff from Russia. Christopher Czapiga and Cindy Oland are the hosts who will welcome you gracefully on any occasion. The ambiance is one of pure charm, combined with an air of luxury and elegance. During the day classical music selection waft overhead, reminding you to take your time and enjoy the journey.*Adults only after 5pm
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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