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9914 89 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2S5, Canada (Strathcona)
+1 780-437-5588
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Ranked #32 of 1,990 Restaurants in Edmonton
Price range: $12 - $26
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Bistro, Fusion
Neighborhood: Strathcona
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Edmonton Transit stop 20m away on 99st just east of the restaurant.
Description: Barely visible behind the trees of Old Strathcona stands Culina Millcreek - the flagship of the Culina Family of Restaurants. Conceived in 2004 by Chef Brad Lazarenko as a friendly neighbourhood bistro, Culina proudly serves ethnic-inspired comfort food from local sources in an intimate, bohemian atmosphere.
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Edmonton, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stopped by for brunch one Sunday, what an excellent meal! We bought a wedding gift certificate from here for good friends after this one meal. Great ambiance, small local restaurant. This restaurant is in our home town, I can't believe we just found it now. We will definitely be returning soon.

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Calgary, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Now I know why folks in Edmonton smile so much! It must be due to the fact that they have an amazing delight called Culina! A quaint place that offers a selection of dishes that are prepared in such a way that you will never be disappointed. I recommend the duck breast! Absolute perfection! The service was as you would... More 

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44 reviews 44 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

very good, my first time here and I was very impressed. I had the bacon and eggs and it was delicious, even though I am not a fan of mushrooms, the mushroom cream sauce added a nice dimension of flavor.

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Nanaimo, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Saturday dinner was excellent, with corresponding service, and memorable food. My only criticism was that the portions were perhaps too generous. We had lamb ravioli, and beef tenderloin, with an appetizer of house bread with "cultured butter", and olive-almond tapenade; had we simply shared a main course, we would have had room to also share a desert. Decent wine list,... More 

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phoenix, arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went there for dinner with family. Kind of a rough start - our reservation was 7:30 pm and first thing our server told us was that they were out of the lamb special. Then we ordered a bottle of wine & they were out of that wine. We were beginning to wonder if we should stay. Service was slow -... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The food was fantastic. Every ingredient on the plate worked so well together. It was really refreshing to eat something that you could tell had so much thought put into the flavours. You must try the beef tenderloin with blue cheese sauce - so delicious! Great food, great drinks, great atmosphere, great service. I would have liked the service to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

It rarely gets much better than this. Once you have read through the varied, unique, and most interesting menu (do so online before arriving because you will have difficulty choosing on the spot!), prepare for a gourmet dinner (and excellent wine) served by professional and personable staff. We chose the caprese to start, followed by two main courses (haddock and... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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360 restaurant reviews
325 helpful votes 325 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Do make reservations for brunch as the place was packed. We ordered bacon & eggs as well as eggs benedict and both were delicious. The French Press coffee was wonderful and complimented our meals. Service was very good and while the selection on the brunch menu was not large there were sufficient choices. It was nice to try out their... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Culina's did not disappoint. The staff was friendly and recommended a few great wines from a very wide wine selection. The menu was limited, but the dishes we tried were amazing (well worth the fact that they are slightly more expensive). The restaurant is rather cosy, and I really loved the atmosphere. Recommend that you make a reservation since it... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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216 reviews 216 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I went here on my last trip to Edmonton with my family. Everything we had was excellent., I had the steak two ways and it was perfect. Can't wait to go again. OK I went again on my last Visit. This is my favorite place to eat in Edmonton. I must try a different item on the menu next time!!!... More 

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Additional Information about Culina Millcreek

Address: 9914 89 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2S5, Canada
Phone Number: +1 780-437-5588
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Edmonton>  > Strathcona
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 26
Cuisine: Bistro, Fusion

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