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Upper Crust Cafe

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10909 86 Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 0W8, Canada
+1 780-433-2695
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09:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:30 - 21:00
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Edmonton, Canada
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant has been one of our gems, we have been going there for years about every 4-6 weeks, well not anymore! Not sure what has happened? New owners? Cheaper ingredients? New chef? My favorite meal was replaced with rubber chicken, it's was either frozen, microwaved or both. The sauce not creamy, just very watery and worst of all this... More 

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Thank LauranC140
Calgary
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96 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Great restaurant that is obviously popular based on the size of the restaurant - and the fact that at lunch, every table was occupied! Once I enjoyed their "quiche special of the day" I understood why. Great food, great service, great menu. Food was served quickly and hot, and yet never felt rushed in any way. Our waitress was excellent,... More 

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Thank billmI5711KQ
Edmonton, Canada
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Upper Crust are great if you're looking for cozy atmosphere and some comfort food staples. They've got a great selection for vegetarians and I've always really enjoyed the rainbow trout. Also a nice quiet spot for a hot beverage and a book. Lots of University crowd there, all the charms of a lot of other cafes and restaurants in the... More 

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Thank Linseed3329
Edmonton, Canada
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Excellent service, very accommodating and family friendly! The food was delicious and many of my guests were thankful for your inclusion of the non-gluten items (including fantastic dessert options!) thank you for helping make my wife's evening such a warm and welcoming experience for all! You rates were very reasonable and I'm glad I chose your venue for our happy... More 

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Thank Richard D
Hamilton, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Always lunch here when in the area, hasn't disappointed yet. Have to try dinner sometime. Service occasionally feels a bit scattered, but not a big deal. Reasonable prices for excellent meals. Try it!

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Thank kmb905
Calgary, Canada
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We had lunch and dinner catered through them. Portion sizes were great, the food was delicious and everything came as ordered. I would definitely use them again!

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Thank Alexis T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Right off the bat, I must say out of all the times I've eaten at the upper crust I've always been super pleased with the food. This time around the whole atmosphere was off. The waitress didn't introduce herself, didn't ask if we wanted anything other than water to drink and made a few comments that were not appropriate to... More 

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Thank Addison Q
Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We have been here twice now on the weekends for brunch. Always very fresh and tasty food. Love the omelette. Service was better the second time. It is always busy but they always seem to have tables available and there is always street parking nearby. So its very convenient not having to make a reservation. Will continue going back!

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Thank Ryan B
Edmonton, Canada
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I work at the U of A very close by and we have Upper Crust cater all of our lunches and other function. The are efficient, prompt and the food is always fresh and delicious. The sandwiches are excellent (esp the shrimp & egg), desserts to dream about. I haven't been in their restaurant but do want to go. I've... More 

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Thank Ripley Q
Lethbridge, Canada
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140 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Located near the U of A, this busy, casual restaurant has been dishing out well-prepared food for over 30 years. The pan-fried chicken with rice, carrot, red pepper and mushrooms (15.25) did not disappoint. Ditto the side salad (3.25) and lemon meringue pie (7.75). Go early, street parking is limited.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10909 86 Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 0W8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Edmonton>  > Garneau
  • Neighbourhood: Garneau
  • Phone Number: +1 780-433-2695

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