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Whyte Avenue

82 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta AB T6E 1Z9, Canada
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Itbwas fun

It it still one of Edmontons most visited streets. Mind you, we did not see anyone sitting Outdoors... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gold Canyon, Arizona
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My favourite part of town

The most vibrant area in Edmonton, with restaurants, bars and pubs. Grocery stores with healthy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edmonton, Canada
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Whyte Avenue (also known as 82 Avenue) is an arterial road in south-central Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It became the main street of the City of Strathcona as it formed, and now runs through Old Strathcona. It was named in 1891 after Sir William Whyte, who was superintendent of the CPR's western division from 1886 to 1897 and was knighted by King George V in 1911. Old Strathcona is Edmonton's main arts and entertainment district, and is also a shopping hub for local residents and students at the nearby University of Alberta. Whyte Avenue, now a heritage area, is at the heart of this district, housing many shops, cafes, restaurants and bars.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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82 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta AB T6E 1Z9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It it still one of Edmontons most visited streets. Mind you, we did not see anyone sitting Outdoors this time of the year but there was plenty of activity in most of the stores. Our G.Daughters had a blast.

Thank hansulricha
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most vibrant area in Edmonton, with restaurants, bars and pubs. Grocery stores with healthy organic food, mostly family bussines, boutiques, gift stores, flower shops, fashion boutiques. The place where in the summer most of the festivals are organized.

Thank Ruxi780
Reviewed 1 week ago

You cant go wrong coming to the Avenue. Lots to do.....shop-eat-drink- stay in hotels-see a movie in an old theatre! Park and walk.....so much to take in come August with all the festivals in the area

Thank Rylea1962
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you want to admire building styles from late 1800's early 1900's, browse through used book stores, sit and enjoy a coffee, explore an eclectic assortment of small shops, eateries, or bars, enjoy a variety of music and theatre, or visit the annual Fringe Festival,...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking down whyte ave on a sunny day is something I love to do, the shops, bars and restaurants are a plenty, you will not go home empty handed. There is something for everyone of all ages from ice cream shops to antiques and when...More

Thank mandysneddon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of cafes, restaurants, bars, shops. We stayed at a hotel in this area and even though it was cold outside-we still wandered around. This is a much more pleasant area to stay compared to downtown as everything is within a few blocks. It does...More

Thank CRChica01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its shops, cafes, and restaurants provide for a a variety of tastes and interests. The streets are a mixture of different ages and the Saturday Market is a must for any and all visitors. A vital and active visual art and performance community also provides...More

Thank 170michael
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked up and down White Ave , looking and shopping .there were so many things to see a mix of very old buildings and some that had been renovated, there's a lot to see.

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read the reviews on trip advisor to go to this up and coming area. It is still very much in transition as a police arrest going on when I first arrived attested. This is full of low grade pubs, head shops with a very...More

Thank Truffulatree123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I feel like Whyte Avenue is trying to make a go of it, and maybe if I came back in five years it would be even better. Fortunately, we received a tip from our front-desk hotel person to find free parking on the nearby residential...More

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