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AALTOS Garden Cafe - Transcona

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826 Regent Ave W, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 3A8, Canada
+1 204-224-1681
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 22:00
Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Service was excellent. We had the dinner buffet where the food was really good except for the turkey. The turkey was too pink for our liking and my piece was partially raw.

Thank Ang K
Winnipeg, Canada
Level Contributor
15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

My friend and I had stayed over after seeing a concert, so we had breakfast the next am. What an excellent deal they have right now for the month of February from 6 am to 10 am With a beverage you an get a 2.99 breakfast. Toast, hash browns, 2 eggs any style, your choice of sausages, bacon or ham.... More 

Thank CountryGirl08201958
Kenora, Ontario, Canada
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Horrible food two days straight, not enough staff. The buffet wasn't filled often enough even though they knew 100 of us were dining there for two days... 3 times a day! The seafood buffet night food wasn't edible at all nor was the pasta buffet night food. The desserts were obviously not cooked there and was all that was worth... More 

Thank Susan G
Saskatchewan, Canada
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Ate here a couple times during our stay at the hotel. Excellent buffet, especially the dessert bar. And good selection off the menu also.

Thank Lori B
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

Tonight we went for the Ukrainian buffet. What a mistake. The salad bar was okay, the soup was great but after that not much positive in the experience. While the chicken cutlet really wasn't too bad and the perogies were just okay. The cabbage rolls were so mushy inside that they were inedible, as were the meatballs (mushy). There was... More 

Thank Leah S
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

My husband almost always gets the buffet I never do as I don't eat enough to cover the cost he always finds food to like on it. I usually have a bit or else a grilled cheese sandwich. We always have our breakfasts there as the breakfasts are always great, good down home cooking. It isn't super fancy or stuffy... More 

Thank Eva Z
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232 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

If you like a buffet to choose what you want to eat -- and you are a senior over 70, and you "eat like a bird" -- this place may NOT be for you. Dinner on a weekday is $22.35 including tax and beverage. (I believe Mondays it's about $17.00). There is a Blue Plate Special where you select one... More 

Thank MKS2010
Winnipeg, Canada
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

I went to the Friday night all you can eat seafood buffet. For the most part it wasn't bad, a bit bland. Plus, when getting the crab legs, one of the servers kept belittling the guy serving the crab legs saying "don't give them so much". Hmm, I thought it was all you can eat. Plus, there was a salmon... More 

Thank Lynnie1960
Winnipeg, Canada
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Good service. Horrendous food (even by buffet-re-heating standards). Eggs were acceptable, but it was all down hill from there. The hash browns were dry and stale to the point of being chewy. Sausages were of similar texture and nearly tasteless. The pancakes have to be tried to be believed. By far the worst I've had in my entire life. Dense,... More 

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Churchill, Canada
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

Had one lunch buffet, it was excellent. Would have liked to try the other lunch and dinner buffets (there is a different theme every day), but could not fit it in. The breakfast buffet leaves something to be desired. There is a good selection of "continental breakfast" items but the hot offerings were mediocre at best. I skipped it after... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 826 Regent Ave W, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 3A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg
  • Phone Number: +1 204-224-1681
AALTOS Garden Cafe is a unique dining experience that offers traditional comfort food served up family style with all the trimmings. Our combination of full buffet and menu options focus on old-fashioned favorites and healthy choice options served in a comfortable garden environment that everyone can enjoy. Whether you are a group of two or 50, everyone can find exactly what they are looking for. By yourself, with a friend, or a large group, AALTOS welcomes you to the neighbourhood and treats you like family.

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