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Culina Millcreek

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Strathcona
French, Bistro
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9914 89 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2S5, Canada
Edmonton Transit stop 20m away on 99st just east of the restaurant.
+1 780-437-5588
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations
Description: Barely visible behind the trees of Old Strathcona stands Culina Millcreek...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful flavours!

We made the required reservations on short notice, and we arrived a bit early at the restaurants' suggestion to nab a table on their small, but blessedly shaded, patio. They have a seasonal menu system that changes often, so don't rely on the current menu posted on the website. Call ahead for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
Ingrid F
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Edmonton
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Vancouver, Canada
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104 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Four of us went for dinner to celebrate a birthday. The food does not live up to all the hype in the reviews- it is just average. The selections are rather limited: just 3 entrees to choose from, and the menu changes daily, so no way to know what is on offer. And it is not inexpensive. So, what's good?... More 

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Edmonton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We made the required reservations on short notice, and we arrived a bit early at the restaurants' suggestion to nab a table on their small, but blessedly shaded, patio. They have a seasonal menu system that changes often, so don't rely on the current menu posted on the website. Call ahead for dietary accommodations or restrictions, as their meals are... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went here for brunch on a Sunday and sat on the patio. The food was great! We started off with the cornbread which was a bit different than you'd expect. It was on the sweeter side with lemon and Saskatoon berries but overall really good. The bacon and eggs was also not what I expected but it was enjoyable.... More 

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Spruce Grove, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

it has been years since i had been to culina, i must have had better food and company because this experience was great! pasta was delicious, meal was very enjoyable, a nice wine to go with dinner....very enjoyable!

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Alberta, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Cute little spot for breakfast! I understand why my parents go so often. Everything on the menu looks so good. We had the apple fritters, and the cheddar scrambled eggs. We were both very happy and will definitely be returning! I highly recommend this place for breakfast. It is a nice change from just going to Cora's or another chain.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Good service, very large portioned dinner salad with TONS of goodies (mushrooms, chickpeas, goat cheese, dried cherries, pumpkin seeds) that has actually too much cheese in my opinion but is still very tasty, decent wine list if ordering by the bottle- glass options change daily. I'd go back! Parking is easy to find right beside the building.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I first tried this place out with a friend for brunch. It was small inside, but a cute place for a brunch date. The food was far beyond my expectations. My friend is vegan and it's often hard to find places that have good selection for vegan friendly options. She had the tofu scramble, and I got their take on... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Culina's always serves up good food, interesting flavours and staff who are knowledgeable or willing to find out. It is local fare with a bit of flare and enough change in the menu to keep things interesting. There is an outdoor patio that is nice in good weather though not far off 99th street. Inside is cozy with curtains that... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My family and I had a 'birthday brunch' for my husband on Sunday March 15th based on recommendations from work colleagues. On the plus side, the hostess/waitress was very friendly and warm and the decor/ambience are great. We left disappointed, however. Firstly, we waited almost 1 hour for our food. When we enquired why (after we'd finished) the explanation was... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place is a must visit in Edmonton, the food is so good you would think you were in a high end London restaurant in the UK. I cannot recommend this restaurant enough, it is a small quaint place with a great ambience. Hidden away off 99 street it is off the beaten track of downtown or Whyte Avenue; however... 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 to $26
Cuisine: French, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9914 89 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2S5, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Edmonton Transit stop 20m away on 99st just east of the restaurant.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Edmonton>  > Strathcona
  • Neighborhood: Strathcona
  • Phone Number: +1 780-437-5588

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $12 to $26
  • Cuisine: French, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic

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.
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?