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Vegetarian in Edmonton

David Kahane Nov 19, 2007 11:42 AM

Which of the gourmet/high-end restaurants do you think have the best fare for vegetarians?

As a meat-eater, I was a big Hardware fan, but I've been thoroughly unimpressed by their vegetarian mains (I've done OK by ordering multiple appetizers instead, but they don't change the menu that often).

Culina is pretty good, but I've worn out the veggie options on their menu.

Other thoughts or experiences around this? Thanks.

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    Libertycafe RE: David Kahane Nov 20, 2007 06:55 AM

    It's not considered a high-end restaurant, so hence not what you are necessarily looking for, but the one restaurant that comes to mind when "vegetarian" pops up is the Blue Plate Diner. That's because I'm such a meat lover that I always wish they had more meat selections on their dinner menu.

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      cleopatra999 RE: Libertycafe Nov 20, 2007 03:46 PM

      also not high end- but Bacon has really yummy vegetarian for dinner. i will keep my eyes open as i dine.

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        Dan G RE: cleopatra999 Nov 22, 2007 10:41 AM

        None of the really 'high-end' places seem to care about vegetarian. Hardware, Jacks, Unheardof,etc will cobble together something from the sides, but none as far as I know none have a real vegetarian entre option. Unheardof might have a pasta sometimes.

        When I'm eating out with vegetarians here, we usually go to something like Sorrentinos or Koutouki.

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      Emtron500 RE: David Kahane Nov 25, 2007 01:07 PM

      Just a guess really, but try going to a really nice Indian restaurant; they tend to have a pretty solid vegetarian selection.

      Lemongrass Cafe (vietnamese, south side) has a pretty extensive vegetarian selection too.

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        Bob Mac RE: Emtron500 Nov 25, 2007 01:31 PM

        Have you been to the Lemongrass Cafe recently Emtron500?

        I went quite some time ago and was quite disappointed and as a result never went back.

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          Emtron500 RE: Bob Mac Nov 25, 2007 04:34 PM

          I have, yes. I find service has gotten a lot worse, but I'm still pretty attached to the food.

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