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“Great space” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sabor Restaurant

Sabor Restaurant
10220 103 Street North West | (Boardwalk Building), Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4C9, Canada (Downtown)
+1 780-757-1114
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Ranked #37 of 1,885 Restaurants in Edmonton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood, Spanish, Portuguese
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Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: 103 Street
Transit: LRT Stops nearby: -The Bay -Central -Churchill Square Bus Stops nearby: 1, 2, 14, 8, 16, 17, 40, 41, 42, 45, 47, 50, 65, 68, 69, 71, 100, 104, 105, 106, 109, 111, 112, 116, 125, 140, 161, 162, 180, 197, 201, 211, 308, 309
Description: Sabor Divino Restaurant and Lounge, located in the heart of Downtown. The food and decor are both a mix of old and new world. The menu is rich in European tradition(Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian) and graced with modern flare. We guarantee the best Seafood in town with our expertise extending to our meat and pasta dishes. You'll find a warm and inviting atmosphere enhanced by Live music Friday and Saturday Nights, professional service, and a trim but superlative wine list.
Edmonton
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Great space”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Went two nights ago with my friend for Edmonton Dining Week. For $25 we received a started, entree and dessert. We started with the caesar salad which was surprisingly very good, our main was piri piri chicken with fries and although the chicken was perfectly cooked, moist and flavourful, the fries were just okay and the dish lacked colour on the whole. We had our choice of dessert. I chose the portuguese custard (similar to Creme Brulee) which although tasted okay, the plating left a lot to be desired. My friend ordered the tiramisu which I normally love but their version is slightly more alcoholic tasting than my palate prefers.

For a drink, I ordered one of their cocktails made with gin, St. Germain and sparkling wine. I'm normally a lover of these three combined and I've had lots of cocktails made with gin and st. germain but I did not really enjoy this version of their cocktail.

The restaurant itself is tastefully decorated and feels intimate and a perfect place for a date. They had live music that night, a guitarist who played a few splendid sets. Unfortunately, at around 9pm the club beneath the restaurant opens up which also means the bass from the house music playing can not only be heard, but felt through the wooden floor boards, so it detracted from the atmosphere which was so pleasant just prior.

All in all I would go back and try their regular menu. I believe they specialize in seafood. But I would try and go earlier on in the evening to prevent the downstairs club music from interfering with the night.

Service was good but by no means exceptional.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Lloydminster, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Fine dining with fine service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

We loved every moment at Sabor Divino. Tucked away in downtown Edmonton, the spacious interior and elegant presentation of the fantastic food will transport you to your happy place.

We shared the (huge) seafood platter, and took the Chet's recommendation on a beautiful bottle of wine. The wine was paired perfectly, and the food was delicious.

We will be back.

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Bellingham, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“One of the best restaurants in Edmonton. Excellent, knowledgeable service, great food and nice atmosphere.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

In a city full of expensive, mediocre food; Sabor Divino is a standout. We appreciated the carefully selected wine list and fabulous service. The charcuterie plate and smoked duck and mushroom risotto were perfectly prepared. We will return!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Best Overall in Edmonton”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Great wine list, nice atmoshere, great food and amazing service. This to me is the top overall restaurant in Edmonton. We had the smoked duck and mushroom risotto. I can't say enough about the service.

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Edmonton, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Deliciously Cultural”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

The food tasted fantastic, the atmosphere was comfortable and the service was good, however, the waiter did not smile much. We went for lunch and the meals were large.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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