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The Common

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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9910 109 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 1H5, Canada
+1 780-452-7333
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Today
11:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Nisku, Canada
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waste of an evening. Servers have zero interest in making you feel good about being there. Food is average at best, truly not worth it. So many better places than this. Would not recommend for groups, service is incredibly slow.

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Thank rotorwayhelicopter
Edmonton, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Was not overly impressed with this restaurant. It was ok but don't think I will go back. I thought the menu was limited and expencive for what we got. The service was good and the bar looked well stocked.

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Thank Debbie G
Chesterfield, Michigan
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495 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Had a business reception here with drinks and horderves. Drink were good. All the different foods were great especially the chicken and waffles, and the burgers. I would love to try a full order of chicken and waffles in future.

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Thank PhoenisSunDog
Hervey Bay, Australia
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66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a popular venue with a great menu. We were warmly greeted, seated and served by efficient friendly staff. We really enjoyed the meals and presentation. It's modern with a tasty twist. The Halloumi Mozza Sticks, the Chicken and Waffles and Summer Squash Noodles were different and delicious. Give them a try - you'll go back! A great restaurant!

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Thank Talknsmile
New York
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I've had chicken and waffles in many different restaurants, in many different places, and these ones rate at the top of the list. Cool hip atmosphere, great service, you can't go wrong by choosing this restaurant.

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Thank dgh33
Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I've never been to The Common and it was a last minute decision to eat there on a Saturday evening, 6:00 p.m. It was not busy at that time and we had lots of tables to choose from. The bar/restaurant was open and airy which was nice on a warm Saturday evening. My dinner partner and I started off with... More 

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Thank belindajane2016
Edmonton, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I have tried a few of the menu items but the fish and chips is my favorite. Atmosphere is nice and service is good as well.

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Thank LetaShannon
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Good food, great drinks, outstanding service, excellent music - a rare combo for Edmonton! We come to this place very often, and we've never been disapponted.

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Thank Cherritta
Montreal, Canada
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I decided to try this place, based on a recommendation from our hotel. We arrived on a Saturday evening around 9pm for dinner and drinks. We could not enter the establishment , as four bouncers were blocking the way watching a video on their phone . We had to wait for them to finish, even though they... More 

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Thank Tamara P
Ottawa, Canada
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677 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Thursday dinner they have a DJ playing decent modern music a little too loud - everyone had to shout to be heard. The young people did not seem to mind. There were only 4 people over 50 in the restaurant. The squash and ricotta salad with scotch egg was terrific as was the sole stuffed with scallops, with crispy oyster... More 

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Thank bwimpyow

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9910 109 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 1H5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Edmonton
  • Phone Number: +1 780-452-7333
Description
The Common is a gastro-lounge where typical pub and comfort foods are elevated to uncommon heights. Chef Jesse Morrison-Gauthier's scratch kitchen offers seasonal menus with an emphasis on creativity and quality. Our dynamic culinary scene spotlights new trends, modern takes on refined classics, chef's choice features and pop up events . We offer a fine selection of craft, small batch, local and imported beers as well as an innovative mix of herbal, vintage and modern cocktails, spirits and wines. Set in a lounge style space with a vintage meets modern decor; our aim is to create a community based upon experiencing new food, music and culture in Edmonton. The multifaceted venue features an eclectic mix of electronic, indie, funk, hip hop, soul, classics and live music from local and worldwide artists. Perfect for lunch, dinner, corporate functions (private bookings available), an after work drink, or a late night out- the Common is the place to come together. In the middle of downtown Edmonton right by the legislature

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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?