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9906 72 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #362 of 1,990 Restaurants in Edmonton
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: German
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Beaumont, Alberta, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My husband and I have been going to Barb and Ernie's for many years! In fact it was in high school I first came to Barb and Ernie's and the decor (most of which is gone now) inspired me to travel to Europe at 16 on a group trip. Now I've been to Europe 5 times! Dining at B&E's is... More 

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Edson, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Great service, good food and lots of it. The building is dated, but it is full for a reason. I had the eggs Benedict and a pancake. Both were good, but the pancake was huge. I am a big guy, but I did not come close to finishing both. Prices were reasonable as well. Great fun.

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Ontario Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Several trips to Edmonton, driving by and i always said we should try that place. Well finally today was the day. I was excited to try it based on past reviews. It was an hour wait at the door. I thought based upon this the food would be fantastic. It was indeed full of diners and very loud, we could... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Very dissapointed. Six of us went to Barb and Ernie's Saturday at 5pm for dinner. A good friend is moving to Germany Friday and asked that his going away be at an authentic German Restaurant. Convenient to book, great staff, great meal. Five had the buffet, I had the liver. Were asked to go to the cashier to have our... More 

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nova scotia
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This place is wonderful . Great family run biz the old fashion way . Everyone needs to try the Eggs Benny . They are by far the best in the city . Most times there is a line up . It moves fast and is worth the wait . Just go and taste the real food .

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Edmonton, AB
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Barb and Ernie's Old Country Inn has been an institution in south Edmonton since the 1970's. It has always been a very popular lunch stop for the light industry crowd that work nearby and although it is still in need of a good facelift there have been some positive improvement in the quality of food. The restaurant management has been... More 

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Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Have been here several times over the years. Always busy on the weekends, but worth the wait. Has not changed much since it opened in 1975, but now Barb and Ernie have passed the german restaurant on to their son, and it looks like it is in good hands. Schnitzel was great as an addition to my crepes and eggs... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We've been meaning to go for a while now. Finally enjoyed breakfast/brunch this morning at this Edmonton institution. The eggs benedict was indeed one of the best I've had. Perfectly poached egg and tasty Hollandaise sauce. The serving sizes are generous! Service was friendly. Will try to go back next time I'm really hungry!

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Went there for breakfast. The omelettes we had were good - but there was NOTHING German about the food. It was ok. But still it was a weird cobo of an omelette with melon and a quarter of an orange. I am from Germany - and I can tell that the place would be shut down in Germany - for... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I went here for brunch and I got the platter ($18) with schnitzel and eggs/toast/hash browns/fruit. It was a huge dinner-sized portion but was yummy. My dining partner got the same platter but with sausage instead of schnitzel. The house-made mustards on the side were a nice touch but individual servings (not jars that go between tables, yuck) would have... More 

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Additional Information about Barb+Ernie's

Address: 9906 72 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 780-433-3242
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Edmonton
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: German

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