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About Sabor Restaurant

SABOR Restaurant provides a rustic yet elegant atmosphere and a menu rich in European tradition—Portuguese, Spanish, French & Italian—in the heart of Downtown and the ICE District.

OceanWise certified, we offer Edmonton’s best, most-sustainable seafood menu as well as a meat & vegetarian options.

Professional staff, a trim but superlative wine list, hand-crafted cocktails, and SABOR’s menu & atmosphere make it the perfect spot—be it in evening wear before the opera, a suit before the big meeting, or in jeans hanging out with friends.

Friday & Saturday evenings feature live music by one of Edmonton’s talented local musicians.

BODEGA Tapas Bar is a casual setting seated on a walk-in basis only. A great stop before or after a movie or show at one of the nearby theatres, BODEGA serves authentic tapas, our signature Sangria, and superb wine & cocktails.

10220 103 Street NW
Suite 109
Edmonton, AB T5J 0Y8
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Spanish, Portuguese

Hours of Operation:
LUNCH: Mon. - Fri., 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
DINNER: Mon. - Sat., 4:30 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sun. 4:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
BODEGA: Mon. - Fri. from 4:30 p.m., Sat. & Sun. from 4:30 p.m.

We are available for private events outside of regular hours.

We are closed most statutory holidays.

Wine corkage available: $25/750ml bottle.

Specialty cakes happily created in our kitchen for your event with minimum one-week notice.

No other outside food or beverage permitted (including special occasion cakes).

Cross Street:
103 Street

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$31 to CAN$50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(780) 757-1114

Website:
http://www.sabor.ca/

Entertainment:
Sabor Restaurant Presents live music Friday and Saturday evenings. Some of Edmonton's best musicians can be heard tickling the ivories or playing Classical or Jazz Guitar for your listening pleasure. Christian Mena (co-owner) has been known to croon on occasion.

Catering:
SABOR Restaurant can satisfy all your private function needs, from sit down multi-course dinners to tapas and hors d'oeuvres in one of our private rooms, Chef Lino can satisfy your every need. Contact Carolina or Chris at (780) 757-1114 for more information.

(Outside catering not available.)

Parking Details:
Open and covered lots are available immediately across the street as well as on the blocks surrounding the building. Heated parkades are located at the kitty corner underneath the YMCA and across the street in Edmonton City Centre.

Street parking is available directly in front of SABOR.

Public Transit:
LRT Stops nearby: -The Bay -Central -Churchill Square Bus Stops nearby: 1, 2, 14, 8, 16, 17, 40, 41, 42, 45, 47, 50, 65, 68, 69, 71, 100, 104, 105, 106, 109, 111, 112, 116, 125, 140, 161, 162, 180, 197, 201, 211, 308, 309

Executive Chef:
Adelino Oliveira

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Wine Pairings. Live Music.

Sabor Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

5
4
3
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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (93)
Good for a Date (86)
Good for Anniversaries (82)
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Good for Birthdays (73)
Fit for Foodies (66)
Creative Cuisine (63)
Romantic (63)
Tapas (55)
Business Meals (49)
Authentic (47)
Good for Groups (47)
Worth the Drive (44)
Cozy (43)
Notable Wine List (41)
Pre/post Theatre (32)
Neighborhood Gem (26)
Tasting Menu (25)
Fun (23)
Great for Lunch (23)
Comfort Food (22)
Healthy (22)
Quiet Conversation (22)
Live Music (19)
Hot Spot (18)
Spicy (18)
Casual (16)
Local Ingredients (16)
Late-night Find (14)
Good Vegetarian Options (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Seasonal (12)
Gluten Free Options (8)
Bar Seating (6)
Happy Hour (6)
People Watching (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Kid-friendly (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Great Beer (2)
Vegan (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (Edmonton)·Dined 2 days ago

Fabulous food! Great service! Go with the family meal! So amazing! Cooked to perfection. The lobster risotto was generously filled with wonderful lobster bites. The fish and seafood were so fresh and tasty. Very noisy restaurant which impacted the ambience. Wish there had been more selection with the white wine by the glass particularly an oaked chardonnay. Will definitely dine there again! Many thanks for a great evening!

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 (Edmonton)·Dined 3 days ago

This has become our go to location for special occasions or just a good meal out. We usually get the family style menu which has never failed to impress us. Ordering off the menu is just as good. Staff are friendly and helpful. Room is busy bustling. Reservations recommended.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Healthy, Good for Groups
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 (Edmonton)·Dined 3 days ago

Awsome as always and graey service!

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 (Edmonton)·Dined 3 days ago

Exceptional food as always!

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 (Edmonton)·Dined 4 days ago

Great service and food. Our waitress anticipated our needs and provided hot water refills without our needing to ask. The mussels were fresh and fantastic. Lobster risotto also excellent. Also have great wine.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Fun
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·Dined 4 days ago

It was our first time to Sabor and we will definitely be back.
Ashley took wonderful care of us and recommended the 5 course taster consisting of oysters, clams and mussels, prawns and lobster risotto and ending with the decadent cheesecake, chocolate mousse and Portuguese cremated brûlée.
All were winners!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive
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 (Edmonton)·Dined 5 days ago

We had an excellent dinner at Sabor. I’d been before but my two friends hadn’t been. They loved it! The service was also great. It was a little loud in the restaurant. All in all we had a fantastic meal.

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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vip
 (Edmonton)·Dined 6 days ago

The usual great food and service. Perfect place to entertain business guests without disappointing.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

One of my favourite Edmonton spots, has been for years.
Would recommend to everyone and you must try the paella!

Tags: Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

Sabor offers one of the best downtown lunches, if not the best. The daily specials are outstanding, and the lunch menu is great. The temptation size desserts are the perfect end to the meal. This is our go-to lunch spot.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

Where do I begin, The hospitality was phenomenal from the time we walked through the door. It was a new experience with every dish that was brought to our table. For the appetizers I would recommend the lobster risotto, for our Maincourse I would recommend The Bore three ways, the Pork bellly melted in your mouth and the Beef tenderloin was amazing. To finish the night off I would suggest you have a Chocolate cayenne mousse or their in-house cheese cake.
We definitely will be back

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwsome!,

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 26, 2017

I celebrated my birthday last Saturday at Sabor and the dinner was fabulous as usual. The staff kindly let me change my reservation numbers twice. We all enjoyed our meals and the wine recommendation. The seafood dinner for two was lovely and a really great value. Love you Sabor!

Tags: Comfort Food, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Gluten Free Options, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Celebrating our daughter’s 30th birthday. Very special evening out. Really good menu. Nice service.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Had the seafood platter it was great! You must have the cheese cake even tho you will be stuffed it is worth it!

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 20, 2017

It was our first time at this place with our friends and we had great time. Our waitress was just wonderful. Food was delicious. Looking forward to comeback. What a great place

Tags: Casual, Tasting Menu, Authentic, Cozy, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Healthy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fun, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Romantic
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Food was not authentic Portuguese we had to wait 1/2 hour after our reservation.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 18, 2017

GREAT food! We had the family style dinner. More than enough for both of us and everything was excellent!

Tags: Business Meals, Casual, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Tapas, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Food was fantastic, service was spot on, ambiance was energetic! I love how they knew we were going to the hockey game and they served us quickly but still made it special

Tags: Late-night Find, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Quick Bite, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Tasting Menu, Tapas, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Fun, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The food was great. The service was not good. The server forgot things we asked him, walked away when our glasses were empty without asking if we wanted another drink, didn't engage much at all with our table and seemed to disappear at times. Everything else was good but the service ruined the night. It was our first wedding anniversary and he didn't bother asking if it was a special occasion. We've been to Sabor before and had wonderful service so this was disappointing.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The seafood is always fantastic. They mix a great martini. Deserts are great. This is not an inexpensive restaurant, but you get what you pay for. Highly recommended.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Food is always great at Sabor!! Even my super-finicky boss enjoyed his meal without a single complaint so he hat in itself is probably the ultimate tell tale that the food is great and the menu options cater to almost everyone.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Tapas, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Good for Groups
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 10, 2017

My friend and I cozily enjoyed celebrating our birthdays together at Sabor.
The service was exquisite, the food is tastefully savouring, the ambiance is warm & cozy; Thank you!!
We shall be back again!!

Tags: Comfort Food, Seasonal, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Fun, Cozy, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Overall okay, but even though both my husband and I remarked that our dishes were too salty, (sardine pate, extremely salty; and grilled prawn & calamari, my husband couldn’t finish it) our comments were ignored. We weren’t asking for any compensation, just an acknowledgement and promise to tell the chef. The reason that I didn’t give a lower rating is that the other 2 diners’ meals were good.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 5, 2017

As always Sabor has amazing menu choices, great staff, great location...The only thing I don't like is that they don't stay open :)) food and ambiance is so great, you never want to leave. Amazing cheesecake with port cherries, a must try!!!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Creative Cuisine
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Went for a night out. Had their fish specialty plate. Was very good. Nicely presented, nicely prepared and well priced. Ambiance was nice. Only issue I had is (no fault of the restaurant) is hearing my partner. As I said not their issue more so mine as I’m hard of hearing lol. However with the long tables I had to lean over a lot to hear her. I guess I could have moved my chair to the side of the table. All was great though. Thank you.

Tags: Cozy, Authentic, Special Occasion, Romantic, Tapas, Casual, Tasting Menu, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Seasonal, Healthy, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Live Music, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Hot Spot, Happy Hour
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Excellent restaurant. The staff were so busy, yet so helpful and friendly. Amazing customer service and even better food. The Piri Piri Prawns are a must!

Tags: Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Food was terrific, even for those in our party who do not like seafood. Tenderloin was delicious!
Waiter was personable and friendly. Nice to have a dinner with friends when volume did not require shouting to converse.
Coming by again for tapa!
Will recommend highly

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Gluten Free Options, Tapas, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

We had reservations and they did not seat us until 50 minutes later. It was really busy for a Thursday. We arrived early so we went to their wine bar, Bodega. We had a nice glass of wine and some oysters. After sitting for over half an hour, though, Sabor apologized for the wait and brought us a complimentary bottle of wine. Once we got into the restaurant (after a 50 minute wait), the service was excellent and the food was fantastic. Every detail was attended to. We greatly enjoyed the octopus appetizer, and the 3 boar entree was amazing! My wife had a fresh pasta with sturgeon and she really enjoyed it. They brought us a complimentary dessert as a thank-you for our patience. The meal was worth the wait, and we will be back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Live Music, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List
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 (Calgary)·Dined on November 1, 2017

I always have enjoyed dining at Sabor. Food is excellent, service is excellent. Ambience is great.
Always an interesting menu with excellent quality.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Tapas, Good for Groups, Fun, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 1, 2017

My boyfriend and I came here for a date..had a bottle of wine and both ordered the halibut and prawns. Absolutely delicious. Next time we are in Edmonton we will come back!

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Worth the Drive, Tapas, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

Amazing seafood and romantic ambience. Chef definitely knows what she/he’s doing, some of true best seafood I’ve had!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Good for a Date, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Awesome experience. Great atmosphere. First time there and would definitely go again.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Amazing food!!! Great service , a little pricey but worth every cent!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Tapas
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Really enjoyed the ambulance and the variety of food… from tapis to full course meals . I'm a vegetarian but there was a nice choices for meat eaters… The rack of lamb looked really good... Coming from a vegetarian I think that's a real compliment. 🤓Wine selection was quite broad.
Something for everyone I think. Hard to make a bad choice… We had two bottles of a house red and it was exceptional

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Tapas
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Sabor is always a great spot for lunch or dinner!!

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Excellent appetizers and main course was delicious. My wife thoufht here meal was a little spicy but probably ok for most,didnt have room for dessert. Place was completely full abd lively. Looking forward to going back.

Tags: Tapas, Fit for Foodies
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 (Calgary)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Great restaurant ! Great service !
I tried this restaurant with a work meeting /dinner , loved it , so I had to come back and try it again with the hubby , he wasn’t disappointed, the steak was delicious , had a nice bottle wine . Service was great , she spoke French with us , ( she is from Quebec and so as us ) . Great date night and it is so close to Rogers Place , that you can go for dinner and walk to the stadium ! So convenient ! Thanks for a great experience !

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 24, 2017

I've been to Sabor many times and this time was a less than positive. Generally speaking, our server did not seem very interested in her contribution to our dining experience. One of the guests ordered soup in addition to an entree. The entrees were brought out and when the guest indicated that they would forego the soup now that the entrées had been served, the server seemed surprised. She arrived to offer freshly ground pepper well after we'd begun our meals.

Sabor is pricey enough that I expect excellent service which is usually the case but unfortunately not this time.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Awesome as always! Great food / service - highly recommended.

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