Serious Eats

Casual

Across the Board Game Café

Across the Board Game Café is a licensed, full service restaurant and coffee house that provides patrons the opportunity to play our library of 800 board games. For a small fee of $5 per person you can play any game for as long as you like. Not there to play games? No problem, just enjoy their delicious menu items. You enjoyed the game so much, you would like to take a copy home? They also have a game store with a wide selection of our favourite titles.

Bodegoes

Bodegoes was inspired through the name bodega, which is a common global reference to a local community store. The local bodega story relates to our story in many facets and allows us to continue supporting those important community traditions in the new century.
98 Albert Street
204-943-3166
Twitter @Bodegoes
Instagram @bodegoes

Boon Burger Café

Boon continues to sprout and we are so excited to spread the vegan goodness. We are very proud to offer a 100% animal-free, plant based menu. With your support, it is our goal to make every ingredient sustainable. A large part of our menu is organic, local or fair-trade, with new ingredients being added regularly.
141 Bannatyne Avenue
204-504-5394
Twitter @boonburger

Cake-ology

At Cake-ology we make cakes, all kinds of cakes! We also make cupcakes, cakettes and all kinds of other nibbly goodies. If you can’t find the information you are looking for, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 612-9866 and we can help guide you to finding or creating something delicious.
85 Arthur Street
204-612-9866
Twitter @cake_ology
Instagram @cake_ology

Joe and Lily

Joe and Lily are purveyors of fine coffee, humbly seeking to add to the richness and intrigue
of the East Exchange and South Point Douglas communities.
145 Pacific Avenue
204-930-2158
Twitter @_joeandlily
Instagram @_joeandlily

 King + Bannatyne

We are the first Sandwich Shop in Winnipeg dedicated to crafting Hand-Carved, Slow Roasted Meat Sandwiches. Located in the Heart of Winnipeg’s Exchange District on the Southwest corner of King St. + Bannatyne Ave.
100 King Street
204-691-9757
Twitter @kingandbann
Instagram @kingandbann

King’s Head Pub

The King’s Head Pub is Winnipeg’s original authentic English pub and restaurant located downtown in the Exchange District. The popular watering hole offers a British and Indian menu, including a curry buffet, plus occasional live music.
120 Kings St
204- 957-7710
Instagram @kingsheadpubwpg

Miss Browns

At Miss Brown’s Hot Pressed Sandwich & Coffee Co. we pride ourselves on creating the best possible fresh handcrafted sandwiches and coffee. We like our sandwiches juicy and our coffee strong. Using premium local and sustainable products and suppliers, our homemade pastrami, corned beef, smoked chicken, and slow roast pork (to name a few) alongside our delicious range of sauces and accompaniments, will have you coming back for more.
288 William Avenue
204-962-3143
Twitter @MissBrownsWpg
Instagram @missbrownswpg

Nathan Detroit’s Sandwich Pad

From fabulous breakfasts, to our delicious luncheons, Nathan Detroit’s Sandwich Pad is the only one to call. We offer customized trays to fit your needs. From small meetings to large conferences, we will provide everything necessary delivered to your door.
L4 Richardson Centre Concourse
204-943-1034
Twitter @NDetroits
Instagram @nathandetroitsrestaurant

Nick’s on Broadway

Located at 287 Broadway in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Nick’s on Broadway opened in January 2015, and is operated by Chef/Owner Nick Graumann. Nick has a passion for local fare and a great sandwich. He was born and raised in Winnipeg and moved to Charlottetown, P.E.I. to attend the Culinary Institute of Canada. Nick’s on Broadway believes in providing the best quality food while being creative in their menu selections. Menus will be changing in accordance to availability and inspiration.
287 Broadway
204-228-0610
Twitter @nickswicheswpg
Instagram @nickswicheswpg

Parlour Coffee

Ground to order coffee, cup by cup. Parlour proudly serves and sells several of North America’s leading micro coffee roasters including 49th Parallel, and Phil & Sebastian. Our retail offering includes items from Able Brewing, Aeropress, Baratza, Bodum, Camellia Sinensis Tea, Chemex, Hario, Iittala ceramics, Stanley, Technivorm among other things.
468 Main Street
Twitter @parlourcoffee
Instagram @parlourcoffee

Shawarma Khan

Shawarma is a Middle Eastern style of meat preparation that involves roasting the meat on a slowly rotating vertical spit. All the meat at Shawarma Khan is 100% natural with no preservatives, no fillers, no hormones and no antibiotics. The meat is marinated in a blend of Middle Eastern influenced spices then piled high on a vertical rotisserie. Slow cooked for hours the meat has a signature “melt in your mouth” flavour. The meat is then shaved and served in either a pita or a plate fresh vegetables and an array of sauces.
225 McDermot Ave
204-504-0453
Twitter @ShawarmaKhanWPG
Instagram @shawarmakhan

Smoke’s Poutinerie

Smoke’s Poutinerie is the first of its kind in the World offering a broad menu exclusive to Poutine. The goal of Smoke’s Poutinerie is to bring the authentic Quebec classic to the rest of the World. What makes Poutine at Smoke’s Poutinerie so unique? Is it the fries, the seasoning, the gravy, the curds, the toppings or the finished product? The simple answer is that it is all of these elements…plus more!
131 Albert Street
204-253-2873
Twitter @poutinerie

Taco Del Mar

Where Baja Lives! Inspired by the coastal cuisine of Baja California, Taco Del Mar serves authentic Baja-style Mexican food like their Burrito and Baja Fish Tacos. Everything they make is made fresh and to your personal taste in fun, friendly, relaxed beach styled restaurants.
Twitter @TacoDelMarCAN
Instagram @tacodelmarmanitoba

Winnipeg Free Press News Café

Town halls, music, book launches, lectures and educational seminars are all part of the News Café event menu. As well, café patrons can take in live interviews with newsmakers. From the country’s top politicians to sports stars, actors and musicians, they all come to the News Café to be interviewed by Free Press journalists, live and interactive with the café audience and viewers watching our online webcasts.
Come for the extensive menu of innovative and upscale comfort food, stay to see the news being made right before your eyes.
237 McDermot Avenue
204-943-0682

Contemporary

Bailey’s Restaurant and Bar

Come to Bailey’s Restaurant and Lounge for prime dining located in the heart of the exchange district in Winnipeg.
185 Lombard Avenue
204-944-1180

Carnaval Brazilian BBQ

Carnaval Brazilian BBQ is carving out a whole new experience in fine dining for Winnipeg. The restaurant is an authentic Brazilian “Churrascaria” or steakhouse that combines the influence of our local ingredients with the traditional Brazilian BBQ. Turn your place card to green and prepare to be swarmed by a troop of Gauchos (carvers) generously serving various cuts of seasoned beef, lamb, pork, chicken and Brazilian sausage, all accompanied by traditional side items and house-baked Brazilian cheese bread. As you dine endlessly on Brazilian fare, let one of our in-house wine connoisseurs select the perfect pairing from our extensive, International wine list.
270 Waterfront Drive
204-505-0945
Twitter @CarnavalWpg
Instagram @carnavalrestaurant.ca

Cibo Waterfront Café

Cibo happens within a repurposed industrial building on the bank of the Historic Red River. For much of the 20th Century, the “Pump and Screen House” building, provided water coolant to Winnipeg’s Downtown Steam Heating Plant. High ceilings, massive windows, industrial masonry, simple lighting, warm furnishings and urban riverfront views all create the setting for a special dining experience.
339 Waterfront Drive
204-594-0339
Twitter @CiboWaterfront

Corrientes Argentine Pizzeria

Corrientes Argentine Pizzeria is a Latin American restaurant providing pizzas, empanadas & sandwiches in a casual, brick-walled space. Join us for our Culture, Books, Theaters & Pizza!
137 Bannatyne Avenue
204-219-5398
Twitter @CorrientesPizza
Instagram @corrientes_argentine_pizzeria_

East India Company

East India Company Restaurants have been in business for over thirty years and have always enjoyed a reputation for the best East Indian Food in Winnipeg and Ottawa. The company is known not only for the high quality of food and service provided, but also for the atmosphere created through authentic Indian artwork ranging from 100 to 500 years old displayed through out the restaurants. Be sure to check out their specialty sauces in local grocers.
349 York Ave
204-947-3097
Twitter @east_india_co
Instagram @eastindiacompanyrestaurants

Hermanos Restaurant & Wine Bar

Immediately, when you enter Hermanos, one can feel a sense of history & culture. The unique decor, inspired by Argentina, Uruguay, and other South American countries combined with the historic brick building’s ambience, sets the mood for a succulent meal and deliciosos drinks. While our specialty is steak and wine, the menu goes well beyond with unique chicken, vegetarian, pasta, and seafood, as well as spirits and cocktails. Each dish is prepared with fresh ingredients that offer South American flavours; a get-away in every meal. From tapas to steaks, drinks to dessert, Hermanos is a truly unique destination that will not disappoint. Hasta pronto (See you soon)!
179 Bannatyne Avenue
204-947-5434
Twitter @Hermanos_Wpg
Instagram @hermanos.ca

InFerno’s Bistro

Located in the heart of St-Boniface, InFerno’s has been providing Winnipeg with fabulous food since 2003. Join us and experience Chef Fern Kirouac’s latest creations. A variety of menu offerings and daily features are presented in order to satisfy even the most experienced palette. Indulge yourself at InFerno’s Bistro.
312 Des Meurons Street
204-262-7400
Twitter @infernoswpg
Instagram @infernoswinnipeg