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The Free Press Bistro

#80, 10014 104 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Downtown)
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Ranked #182 of 1,978 Restaurants in Edmonton
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Banff, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

We had lunch here the other day. We hit the bistro right at the hight of lunch hour so we had to wait for a table but as soon as we were seated we were out within 35 minutes. Sandwhiches were tasty and hearty. I enjoyed how they used a lemon dill aioli in place of mayo on alot of... More 

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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

If you like sandwiches you will be pleased! They have a large selection of those and I admit I hadn't seen such a large selection in a long time! I had the pulled pork with a side of russian potato salad. Excellent! Don't expect a high scale meal because this is not the place for it but the food is... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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265 reviews 265 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
528 helpful votes 528 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

My family and I ate here for lunch. We had the daily special, which was a meatball and mozzarella wrap with soup (which my daughter substituted for fries). Truthfully, she should have kept the soup, as the fries were not worth it. Others at the table got the lamb souvlaki panini (DELICIOUS!), which came with a salad, and the Mongolian... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

Food was great! Servings plentiful and good value. Limited menu but you are sure to find something you like.

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Hamilton Ontario
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

The first place I go to eat while visiting Edmonton is the Free Press. Best sandwiches ever!!!

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Edmonton, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

I went to this bistro with two other family members for lunch. It seemed very interesting and promising, especially with its well-rounded menu and good reviews online. We ordered the calamari as a starter. When it came, we could easily tell that it was not fresh. It came pre-fried in a box and was just refried to-order (It made me... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2010 via mobile

I walked in and the carpets were absolutely filthy at the end of June, someone could hire a company to clean them. I ordered the salmon and it was so dry, almost like it was from the day before. The only way I would recommend this restaurant is if you don't care about quality.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2010

This place would be good if the paninis were about $8 and not the $13 they typically charge. The decor is 1980s Howard Johnson. Service is indifferent if not rude. Unbelievably, if you ask for something like extra mustard, you will get about a teaspoon in a cup and $2 added to your bill: an unbelievably tacky practice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2008

Fantastic Lunches!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2008

fantastic panini's and a nice little space, very busy at lunch time

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Address: #80, 10014 104 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 780-497-7784
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Edmonton>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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