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Cafe Dario

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Latin, International, Spanish
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1390 Erin Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
783-2813
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 90
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Still One Of The Best

Since the August 2014 review, we have been back to Cafe Dario many times. If you like this style of food, it doesn't get any better. This is an eclectic mix of South American influences with some interesting European touches. Each dish is bursting with elements of flavour.It is very hard to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
trafdlo
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Winnipeg
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Winnipeg
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145 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Since the August 2014 review, we have been back to Cafe Dario many times. If you like this style of food, it doesn't get any better. This is an eclectic mix of South American influences with some interesting European touches. Each dish is bursting with elements of flavour.It is very hard to pinpoint any definitive taste as it changes from... More 

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Winnipeg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Erin Street borders on the industrial/retail part of Winnipeg (just east of Polo Park). It is incredibly easy to get this restaurant and the parking is excellent. We were greeted by Dario himself and seated by the one, quite efficient and pleasant lunch-time server. The menu is small but sufficiently varied; we chose rather hefty mains for lunchtime but it... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Presentation and flavour - absolutely fabulous! I've come back here 3 times this summer, and been delighted every time. It's a bit off the beaten path, which is why I hadn't been for a while (you know, the 'out of sight, out of mind' thing). But be SURE to make the effort. The spicy pork tenderloin, the crispy veal cutlet,... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We visit Winnipeg evrey couple of years for friends and relatives. The last time we were here they were closed for holidays, soooo disappointed. I called ahead this time, we were golden. Fantastic meal, great service, we will be back next time. Chef Dario came out between courses to talk to us and other diners, very nice experience. Do yourself... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

What a great find. I think I had the best lamb EVER at this restaurant. Food was full of flavor and presentation was amazing. Service was great as well. We have only been there once so far, but wish to return. It is a small quaint place with seating for maybe 40 and a great atmosphere.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Went in to celebrate a friends birthday knowing full well that each plate would be a wonderful full flavour experience. The service was wonderful we dallied over ordering and were never made to feel rushed every course seemed to appear just as we were ready for it in spite of our chatting endlessly around each course. It was the perfect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is a course based restaurant, with each plate which is placed in front of you is one joy after the other. Reasonably priced (especially the lunch) for chef prepared cuisine. There aren't many places where you can enjoy perfectly cooked lamb dishes in the city so I find it to be an extra treat that you can choose from... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Visited Cafe Dario with a business acquaintance for lunch. We had arrived just after the lunch hour. My friend ordered the bison and I ordered the lamb shank. I think I got the last one. What a treat! My friend thoroughly enjoyed the bison and makes a point of ordering it when he is in Winnipeg and visiting Cafe Dario.... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

As said in the reviews this place is truly a hidden gem! If you've never been this is a place to check out. I had the bison and it was cooked great and tasted great too. Good dining experience!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

First off, I like the location of this restaurant. I don't often think to eat in the area and am happy I did! There was a lot of street parking and it was easy to get to. I was by myself, so I brought a book. The service was good - and I really liked the menu they had that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1390 Erin Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg
  • Phone Number: 783-2813

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 50
  • Cuisine: Latin, International, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?