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Packrat Louie

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Strathcona
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10335 83 Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2C6, Canada (104 Street)
+1 780-433-0123
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11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Edmonton, Canada
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625 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nine of went to dinner on a Thursday evening. The place was almost empty. The staff was accommodating and helpful and the meals arrived promptly. The "Ticinese" salad was wonderful but I really like butter crunch lettuce. My wife substituted chunks of feta cheese for the blue cheese topping. She was pleased as well. Many in our party had the... More 

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Thank woodmister
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I visited Packrat Louie for lunch with a friend. We had been there several times in the past 10 years or so and the food was always good. Unfortunately the last 2 times we visited the food was not tasty at all. We ordered the Ticino salad, consisting of lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers and blue cheese. There was so much dressing... More 

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Thank Kathy M
Edmonton, AB, CANADA
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Recently I took my friend who was celebrating a birthday out for lunch to Packrat's . It has long been a favourite of ours. Our server was friendly and well-informed on the lunch menu. She gave us recommendations and we had an enjoyable lunch. Locally-sourced ingredients are promoted and there is always an accommodation made to particular tastes. Customer service... More 

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Thank Amangda
St. Albert, Canada
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87 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Our table felt like it was in the center of an empty space - not very cosy and lighting a bit too bright. Food was ok but nothing special. Service was efficient but not overly friendly. We were asked to order desert quickly as kitchen was closing. There are many great restaurants in Edmonton that I would visit before returning.

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Thank ThaiKaren
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I was so excited to go to Packrat Louie for dinner. Everything was in place for a great experience, the staff were nice, the menu was great but for some reason the experience fell flat. I left thinking "that was good but I wouldn't go back". Having said that, the chicken Masala perogies were delicious and the duck was good... More 

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Thank Danielle P
Edmonton, Canada
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Family of 4 (kids 8 and 10). The food was decent, but I think it's a bit on the pricey side (even for the Whyte avenue area). I know they can't control this, but I also felt the other clientele were a bit elitist which gave the restaurant an uncomfortable vibe. Probably won't be racing back, but glad we gave... More 

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Thank Lee730
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Went for dinner Saturday night - excellent food, atmosphere and service. I had the fillet, but would sub fries instead of potato served with it. My wife had lemon pizza which is awesome. Great to actually be able to talk over dinner as not too loud.

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Thank Alan D
Edmonton, Canada
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113 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We have eaten here a few times over the years. The staff and food are well prepared for diners on their way to a night out and occasional celebrating a special event. Most tables are reasonably private and the set up is not overly crowded. The food is moderately priced and has always been tasty and well presented.

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Thank Bruce_Raynor
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had dinner at Packrat Louie with two adults and three kids. It was fine but not what it used to be 10 or so years ago when I last ate here. Food was average and for some reason the restaurant was completely empty.

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Thank johnstonricki
Scottsdale, Arizona
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We all had the pasta dish. The meat version was beef stroganoff and was the worst I ever had. Wife had the vegetarian pasta - lots of sundries tomatoes and no vegetables. She was not impressed but did like the Caesar salad. Lobster bisque was also good Perhaps the other mains were better but after our experience there are too... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Cuisine
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10335 83 Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2C6, Canada
    (104 Street)
  • Public Transportation: One block south on Whyte avenue.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Edmonton>  > Strathcona
  • Neighbourhood: Strathcona
  • Phone Number: +1 780-433-0123

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?