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Old Strathcona

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Address: 82nd Ave NW | & 104th St NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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+1 780-437-4182
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Historic neighborhood containing buildings dating back to 1891.

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Great New Patisserie called La Boule

I just tried out a new bakery/patisserie just off of White Ave. I had a lovely chocolate almond croissant and my husband had a prosciutto parmesan croissant. Both were flakey... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary Ann K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just tried out a new bakery/patisserie just off of White Ave. I had a lovely chocolate almond croissant and my husband had a prosciutto parmesan croissant. Both were flakey and crisp on the outside and buttery and soft on the inside. The chocolate was very flavorful. We loved them and will make this patisserie a regular go to spot... More 

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1 Thank Mary Ann K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was good to wander in and out of the shops. Much had a historic feeling. Unique little stores along with good eating and drinking places.

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Thank Vince H
Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I went back here recently with my family on a Friday afternoon- the Saturday farmers market seems to be the big attraction, but when that is not open, I did not find that there was a lot to do. To me, the area was somewhat disappointing and over-rated. I know that there are sometimes festivals or other events in the... More 

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1 Thank 11223344a
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I live here in Edmonton. old Strathcona is a fabulous place for visitors and locals. Great restaurants, Shopping, Pubs. The Market every Saturday. Specialty events such as The Fringe in August. Art Shows. Blocks of fun! something for everyone!

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Thank karendf2016
Regina, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

It used to be fun to walk along Whyte Ave but many of the stores have closed leaving just a handful of stores I consider worth visiting. I think they need to revamp this neighbourhood again. Some of the blocks are seedy actually.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

take your time and get off Whyte Ave. go down the side streets. Pop into the market. See the cafes. Walk through the residential streets. Beautiful old houses and older trees.

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Thank Nick D
Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

My wife and I walked over the High Bridge to join hundreds of others on a stroll up and down this old town. We luckily chose the Chianti Cafe and Restaurant located in the Old Post Office for our lunch, a good choice among many, many others.

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Thank Gene J
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Favourite part of Edmonton! Though the restaurants change with time, there are always lots of great places to eat and drink. There are more chain stores than there used to be, but still lots of independent shops featuring everything from First Nations art to goth and clubwear, jewellry, books, flowers, organic produce and an abundance of clothing and accessories. There... More 

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Thank Lee K
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Worth spending a few hours. Check out the market. Lots of restaurants, bars and cultural venues. There are some unique boutiques not found in the malls for shopaholics.

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Thank 48GerryY
Charlottetown, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The Saturday market has interesting vendors and lots of opportunities to buy fresh local food, always a plus in my book. BEWARE: Parking can be an issue. You must be sure to use the e-park system if not in the free parking areas. We were visiting from out of province and were not familiar with this system. We needed to... More 

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