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The Oakwood 660 Osborne St , 204‐475‐4250 . Sleek decor and a commitment to local sourcing elevates this neighbourhood favourite . Filling breakfasts , twists on comfort food and indulgent desserts are top picks . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V The Tallest Poppy 103 Sherbrook St , 204-219-8777 . Located in the Sherbrook Inn , this comfort food-with-a-twist diner serves soul food-inspired eats with northern ingredients . LP , SP , IA , M , V
CAFÉ / BAKERY
Bluestone Cottage 3670 Roblin Blvd , 204-944 8751 . Seasonally inspired , nourishing breakfast , lunch and baking options abound at this sweet spot between the Moray Parkway and Assiniboine Park . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V , ATM Cocoabeans Bakeshop 774 Corydon Ave , 204-918-5313 . Gluten-free café serves light , fresh meals that cater to all dietary needs , like the vegan Caesar bowl . Try the butter tarts . WA , SP , A , IA , M , V Cottage Bakery and Cafe 1382 Pembina Hwy , 204-284-3602 . Cozy indoor and outdoor seating , an extensive specialty coffee , tea and smoothie list and savoury breakfast and lunch options . Also pies , pastries , scones , cookies and loafs . A , IA , M , V Hildegard ’ s Bakery 100-686 Portage Ave , 204‐615-0889 . A full menu of baked goods along with delicious wood-fired pizza and fresh-out-of-the-oven breads made with organic flours . Also an on-site café . WA , LP , IA , M , V
Hudson Bagels 79 Sherbrook St , hudsonbagels . ca . Tucked away on trendy Sherbrook St ., this heavenly scented bagel shop features a “ Winnipeg Style ” bagel made fresh daily and in a variety of flavours . A , IA , M , V Stella ’ s Café & Bakery 5 locations . Famous breakfast items like baked eggs and the Mexican breakfast alongside a vast selection of entrées , hearty soups , sandwiches and homey curries . WA , LP , SP , IA , M , V
CAFÉ / ICE CREAM
Chaeban Ice Cream 390 Osborne Ave , 204-475-6226 . Mod spot serves ice cream made with local ingredients and Middle Eastern flavours . WA , SP , A , IA , M , V Dug and Betty ’ s Ice Creamery 309 Des Meurons St , 204-417-0026 . Sweet St . Boniface spot serving gourmet ice cream creations , including milkshakes and cookie sandwiches . Also serves bistro fare .
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Eva ’ s Gelato & Coffee Bar 101-1001 Corydon Ave , 204-452-3827 . Choose from 36 colourful varieties of house-made Argentinean gelato . Dulce de leche is a signature flavour .
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Fête 300 Assiniboine Ave . Co-owners Élise Page and Teri-Lynn Friesen serve ice cream alongside specialty coffees in an ultra-cute space . Try fun flavours like French toast and candied bacon .
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Milksmith 651 Corydon Ave , Mymilksmith . com . Witness thin layers of frozen flavoured cream be artfully rolled and topped with a choice of sweets in this playful pink space . IA , M , V Nucci ’ s Gelati 643 Corydon Ave , 204‐475‐8765 . This Corydon institution offers 75 wild , powerful flavours of Italian ice cream . Catered Italian favourites are also dished out . LP , SP , IA , M , V Snow and Moon 5-1727 Kenaston Blvd , 1-204-309-0606 . Frozen flavoured milk snows topped with ice cream and fruit medleys are worth their lavish price at this cute Korean dessert café . WA , A , IA , M , V
CASINO DINING
Loft 180 484 McPhillips St , 204-957-2500 . Step away from the casino floor to experience the new space , where enticing cocktails , live entertainment and a variety of gaming come together . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V , ATM Mango ’ s Restaurant 1 Ocean Dr , Off Hwy 59 , Scanterbury , MB , 1‐877‐775‐8259 . Canadian and tropical delights served in a 1920s style setting at South Beach Casino . Chef Richard de Krijger ’ s menu is worth the drive . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V Toukie ’ s Lounge 1425 Regent Ave W , 204-223-6439 . Nestled in Club Regent Casino ’ s game centre serving lunch and dinner entrées with cocktail specialties . Must be 18 or older . WA , LP ,
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CHINESE
Dim Sum Kingdom Restaurant 2677 Pembina Hwy , 204‐269‐7799 . More than 50 types of dim sum available here . À la carte Szechuan and Cantonese favourites like shark fin dumplings delight . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V Kum Koon Garden 257 King St , 204-943‐4655 . The city ’ s largest restaurant is a Chinatown institution that packs in patrons for dim sum lunches . Exotic Cantonese chow attracts diners . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V North Garden 6‐33 University Cres , 204-275‐2591 . Innovative Cantonese and northern Chinese cuisine are the specialties . Barbequed half duck is roasted to crispy , succulent perfection .
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Spicy Noodle House 102‐99 Osborne St , 204-287‐2388 . This cozy underground nook is a popular spot for takeout . The honey spicy chicken and spicy eight treasure are both gems . LP , IA , M , V
Sun Fortune 15‐2077 Pembina Hwy , 204-269‐6868 . Bustling Chinatown atmosphere in a suburban shopping mall favoured by university crowd . Barbequed duck is a must . WA , LP , IA , M , V
COFFEE
Diaspora Café 101-250 Marion Street . Winnipeg ’ s first Black-owned coffee shop offers an array of African and Caribbean baking sourced from local restaurants . WA , A , IA , M , V Fools & Horses 379 Broadway , 1 Forks Market Rd , 242 Hargrave St . These hip shops are a well-designed dream . Have a shot swirled into a signature latte with a housemade syrup . WA , LP , SP , IA , M , V Little Sister Coffee Maker 470 River Ave , 539 Osborne St . An underground nook off River Ave has gained a cult following for its seasonal latté flavours . The South Osborne location serves a unique menu beer and wine . SP , M , V Mountain Bean 2001 Henderson Hwy , 204-334-6959 . Log cabin inspired coffee shop with a large stone fireplace surrounded by comfy seating . Park Line Coffee 685 Osborne St , 204-421-8383 . Cozy South Osborne space is amped up with mod decor . Pair a frothy cappuccino with treats from local bakeries . WA , SP , M , V Parlour Coffee 468 Main St . Chic cafe proudly serves ethically sourced and seasonally fresh specialty coffee from micro coffee roasters . Display of local art changes frequently . WA , SP , M , V
Seven Cafe 745 Wall St . Small , stylish Wall Street storefront brews Montreal ’ s Structure Roasters beans and serves baking from For Us Bakery . WA , LP , SP ,
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Thom Bargen Coffee & Tea 64 Sherbrook St , 250 Kennedy St . Simple , well-executed espresso drinks are the go-to in these sunlit boutiques with beautiful displays of plants as art . A few well chosen coffee accessories . WA , SP , M , V
DANISH
Bistro Dansk 63 Sherbrook St , 204-775‐5662 . This nationally-recognized yet intimate restaurant serves European comfort food . Specialties include frikadeller , hakkebof and daily soup .
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DELI / DINER
Bernstein ’ s Deli 1-1700 Corydon Ave , 204‐488‐4552 . Jewish specialties and homestyle take-out . Eat-in menu features deli staples like bagels thickly layered with cream cheese and lox . WA , LP , A ,
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