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Cafe Select

10018 106 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Downtown)
(780) 423-0419
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Ranked #240 of 1,964 restaurants in Edmonton
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Price range: $30 - $30
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Continental
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
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64 reviews from our community

64% Recommend
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English first
Lloydminster, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We enjoyed Select very much. The cool atmosphere with the steampunk vibe enhances the experience. The food is prepared well, with the knowledgable waitstaff able to discuss details of the menu to help you make a decision. The lobster risotto was a delicious side dish to share along with our filet. Our waiter was happy to share information on additional... More

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Quality of food very good. Serving size was also plentiful. I had pork schnitzel and girlfriend had fish. Steak tartare as the appetizer also very good!

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Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

So I had no idea that this place has been around forever. But the naked velvet paintings have been replaced with more 'modern' ones (like the one commonly known as the crack wh&%e!) but the ambience is fantastic. Owners seem to always be around, food is fantastic and service even better. Definitely worth the visit.

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Edmonton, Canada
Top Contributor
197 reviews 197 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We made reservations (which I would recommend as it filled up quickly) and arrived a few minutes before noon on a Friday. Once we looked at the menu, we couldn't decide what to order! But we both decided to get the Downtown Dining Week specials as they wouldn't last and we could come back to try other things. We both... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We went to the restaurant for dinner, and it was generally a good experience in terms of food and friendly/efficient service (even if menu is slightly limited). But somehow the restaurant just missed that wow factor.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Its been a hit and miss last couple times we've been here over past few years. The last time we went the food was excellent (Mussels are to die for!) and the lamb was very tender. The service was alright (probably because we didn't order alcohol). It is pretty pricey but its considered fine-dining ~$80/couple with no drinks.

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Edmonton, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We first started coming to Cafe select 26 years ago and we have been coming sporadically over the years. We haven't been here on a while and much has changed. On a good note, the changes are good. The place is more open, and a bit brighter. The service is very good. The staff is friendly and the food was... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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572 reviews 572 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
270 helpful votes 270 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We decided to check out Select after not being at Cafe Select since they closed their 109 Street location. We were warmly welcomed and were served by very friendly staff members. The food tasted great and the pacing of the courses was perfect. We found street parking as we arrived at 6 PM and downtown was starting to quiet down.... More

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Edmonton, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

Great wine! Nice playlist, not too loud. To dip a tender pan fried gnocchi in creamy delicious fontina/Brie is such a treat! The beef tenderloin was superb and matching it with baked maple brussel sprouts is healthy tasty deliciousness! I switched the garlic mashed potatoes for the lobster risotto. Wow. The brussel sprouts and the risotto were the best I've... More

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Edmonton, Alberta
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

This restaurant was once called Cafe Select. In it's time it was a great restauant, but all good things come to an end. Then a Groupon arrived under the name Select. I thought maybe it's under new management (which it is), and decided to give it a try. My meal was amazing (not only tasty, but hot too)!! Starting with... More

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