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The King ’ s Head Pub 120 King St , 204-957‐7710 . Enjoy a crisp pint in an English pub setting with extensive British-style Indian food menu . Offers 30 local and import beers on tap . WA , LP , SP , A , IA , M , V Langside Grocery 164 Langside St . A contemporary lounge with classic appeal and creative cocktails in West Broadway . French-inspired small plates pair nicely with creative cocktails . WA , LP ,
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Nonsuch Brewing Co 125 Pacific Ave , 204-666-7824 . Cool brewery with umbrella-adorned ceiling offers seven taps of pours . Chef Tyrone Welchinski ’ s seasonal menu is exquisite . WA , LP , SP , IA , M , V One Great City Brewing Co 1596 Ness Ave , 204‐210‐2337 . Sleek brewpub with a creative menu of elevated bar food to match six varieties of beer brewed on site . WA , LP ,
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The Osborne Taphouse 112 Osborne St , 204-219-0477 . “ The O ” is an easy-going hang out located in a popular Village spot . Over 40 vodka varieties on tap and pub grub from the Poutine King and Fhat Dawgs are on offer . LP , A , IA , M , V , ATM
Park Alleys 730 Osborne St , 204-560-5067 . Offers five pin bowling , live music performances and burgers , salads and pizza . The Nashville chicken is a favourite . LP , A , IA , M , V The Roost 651 Corydon Ave , 204‐414‐9313 . A place to perch on Corydon Ave , with clever cocktails incorporating seasonal ingredients matched by a changing menu of small plates . LP , SP ,
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Shannon ’ s Irish Pub 175 Carlton St , 204-943‐2302 . Irish hospitality is extended through a huge menu of classic pub food and traditional Irish dishes , like shephard ’ s pie prepared with ground lamb . LP , SP , A , IA , M , V , ATM
Toad in the Hole 155 Osborne St , 204-284‐7201 . One of the first pubs in town , “ the Toad ” is popular with the Village crowd for its tipples and board games . Classic English fare includes namesake and scotch eggs . WA , LP , SP , M , V Underdogs 2609 Portage Ave , 204‐615‐6104 . Rally around smart , creative pub staples at this sports bar-styled spot . Perogy nachos , chorizo poutine and yam-topped burgers give bar food a good name . LP , IA , M , V Uptown Alley Restaurant 1301 St Matthews Ave , 204-488-0000 . Forget boring , bland bowling snacks ! In between strikes , nibble on fish tacos , a gourmet burger or snacky share-ables like fried pickle spears . LP ,
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The Yellow Dog Tavern 386 Donald St , 204‐775‐6676 . Simple , scratch-made food such as perogies , pizza , bruschetta and soups make this no-frills , deep fryer-free tavern a perfect place to have a pint and a plate . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V
REGIONAL / CANADIAN
Fusion Grill 550 Academy Rd , 204-489‐6963 . Talented Chef Lorna Murdoch uses fresh products sourced locally to create stunning Manitoba regional cuisine . The award-winning wine list is exclusively Canadian . LP , A , IA , M , V Gates on Roblin 6945 Roblin Blvd , 204-224‐2837 . This elegant country estate has several rooms offering a charming , contemporary dining atmosphere . Pan-Canadian menu is strong on fish and meat . WA , LP , SP , A , IA , M , V Pineridge Hollow 67086 Heatherdale Rd 25E , Oakbank , 204‐777‐3880 . Beautiful country restaurant houses an impressive gift and decor store . Try perogies stuffed with wild mushrooms as a regionally inspired treat . WA , LP , SP , IA , M , V Smith 75 Forks Market Rd , 204‐944‐2445 . Plays on plaid and nostalgic Canadian touches offer a backdrop to scratchmade regional cuisine . Pounded cheese is a favourite shareable starter .
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The VG Restaurant The Fairmont Hotel , 2 Lombard Pl , 204‐985‐6255 . Unique applications of local flavours served in elegant dining room . Vegan Vietnamese pho wows the lunch crowd . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V
SOUTH AMERICAN /
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Carnaval Brazilian BBQ 270 Waterfront Dr , 204‐505‐0945 . Winnipeg ’ s only Brazilian barbeque has carved out a sizzling carnivore ’ s paradise in the Exchange District . WA ,
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Cordova 93 Albert St , 204-691-1900 . This casual and lively atmosphere offers unique European-influenced tapas , beer and wine selection . Chicken liver pâté is luscious and smooth . LP , IA , M , V Corrientes Argentine Pizzeria 137 Bannatyne Ave , 204‐219‐5398 . Argentinean-style pizza boutique serves up pies with unique toppings and empanadas in an historic Exchange District location . LP , SP , IA , M , V
STEAK & SEAFOOD
529 Wellington Steakhouse 529 Wellington Cres , 204-487‐8325 . A renovated historic mansion offers grand style along with top Canadian prime beef . Over 800 wine list selections draws the city ’ s toniest clientele . WA , LP , SP , A , IA , M , V
The Keg Steakhouse & Bar 115 Garry St , 204-942‐7619 ; 2034 McGillivray Blvd , 204-477‐5300 ; 2553 Portage Ave , 204-885‐5275 . Delivers sizzling steaks , slow-roasted prime rib , and rock lobster tails in a friendly , casual atmosphere . WA , LP , SP , A , IA , M , V Hy ’ s Steakhouse 1 Lombard Pl , 204‐942‐1000 . A classic Winnipeg establishment for more than 60 years , comfortably opulent with traditional dark panelling . Perfectly aged steaks are outstanding .
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Rae & Jerry ’ s 1405 Portage Ave , 204-783‐6155 . Little has changed at this steakhouse since its inception in 1957 . Attentive service and old school favourites like liver dinners and prime rib sandwiches .
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TAPROOMS
Barn Hammer Brewing Co 595 Wall St , Barnhammerbrewing . ca . A stylish , industrial space in the West End houses this welcoming taproom . Sample six signature beers and two experimental flavours . LP , A , IA , M , V Half Pints Brewing Co 550 Roseberry St , 204‐832‐7468 . Four flagship beers and seasonal specialties are on tap for sipping , or fill a growler to go . Free brewery tours on Saturdays . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V Kilter Brewing Co . 450 Rue Deschambault , kilterbrewing . co . Funky riverside St . Boniface taproom filled with greenery pours pints of its in-house brews . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V , ATM Lake of the Woods Brewing Co 242 Hargrave St , 833-321-2337 . The beloved cottage country brewery brings its beer to Winnipeg , brewing classic drafts like Sultana Gold at Hargrave St . Market . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V Little Brown Jug 336 William Ave , 204‐500‐0441 . Sleek taproom inside a renovated Exchange District heritage space , with an open concept design that gives visitors a view of the brewery .
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Sookram ’ s Brewing Co 479-B Warsaw Ave , Sookrams . com . Warehouse-turned-taproom offers flagship beers like its Pilsner Cult Classic on tap and available to take home . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V Torque Brewing Co 330‐830 King Edward St , 204‐941‐1723 . Sample four different tried-and-true brews as well as a changing selection of varieties available only at the brewery . WA , LP ,
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Trans Canada Brewing Co 1-1290 Kenaston Blvd , 204‐666‐2337 . Brand new spacious brewpub offers large selection of in-house beers along with fresh pizza and appetizers from Timmy Tom ’ s Pizzeria . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V
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