Bottega Italian Kitchen & Bar

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266 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Italian
Newly opened since June 2017, we are already known as the place for social gatherings in the heart of Edmonton’s ever growing downtown district. We specialize in wine and our kitchen prides itself in serving fresh authentic Italian dishes with a modern approach using locally produced meats and other ingredients. Our well crafted menu is packed with many savory options. One of our most popular dishes we prepare is our pizza made in our specialty oven that we had imported from Italy.
Come and embrace Edmonton’s newest Italian Kitchen and Bar, located on 104th.
What 266 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
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4.5
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4.4
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4.2
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Wwww
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2Food3Service4Ambience1

Booked two weeks ahead but when my family got there, they told us we needed to be separated due to covid reasons. We understand the restrictions put in place for safe and healthy precautions but at least put in the effort to let us know in advance just so we can adjust or don’t expect too much so plans don’t get ruined. As for food, it was okay. The service was good too.

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DionD
Edmonton
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and great service! Definitely went the extra mile for us.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Overall it was a great experience. Calm atmosphere, great service, delicious food. Would come here again.

RD
vipRobD
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was delicious and the plated very well. Very friendly service.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall1Food2Service1Ambience1

I am not one to write a negative review pretty much ever, but We had a Poor experience from when we first walked in. It took almost ten minutes waiting at the door even with a reservation, and then another ten minutes to be greeted by our server. Our server was decent enough, but I felt very put off by her chest being in our faces from her attire (I would feel very awkward if I was dining with my father for example). My spouses chicken dish was then quite under cooked, to the point where he couldn’t eat it and was worried about getting sick after. We were offered a free dessert, but I feel like the least they could have done would have been to comp his less than half eaten meal. We will not be back and have shared our experience with our friends and family.

AJ
AlyJ
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

Lobster ravioli and other pasta dish (first on one the menu) my husband had were to salty. Also noise was way to loud after 9:30pm. Music was loud.

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BrianD
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Great food and service. Highly recommend the carbonara and Alfredo.

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall1Food5Service4Ambience1

I found the restaurant was packed. No concern for social distancing. Customers were wandering around without masks on. I’ve been to several places to eat out in COvID and I’ve never felt more unsafe.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Anniversary lunch.

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Piper
Edmonton
7 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful as always!

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DionD
Edmonton
7 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic food, fantastic location, fantastic service.

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TrionaC
New England
4 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Staff were fantastic and food was delicious

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TheFoodWasntGood
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience1

Absolute no regard to social distancing
Under seasoned pasta

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Halia
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience3

We came for lunch specifically to have lobster mac and cheese, because we’ve had it there a couple of times before and it was AMAZING... generous amount of large lobster pieces throughout with a nice little claw in top. This time, as hard as we searched through our mac and cheese, we could not find a hint of lobster. On top we found what looked like half of a large prawn. Left disappointed with no compelling reason to return. Thank you for the opportunity to provide feedback and best of luck to your restaurant!

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heartbreaker1283
Edmonton
8 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always great food and excellent customer service!

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vipbknight
Edmonton
22 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

We have eaten there before but the meal was spectacular. Best Caprezi salad even. I got lamb shanks which were two meaty shanks in a really tasty tomato sauce. My wife had tatagloni which was excellent.
Downsides. Level and selection of music was horrible.
Our table was less than six feet from the adjacent table. Patrons entered the room and table hopped without wearing masks.

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SabrinaP
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and wonderful service. Loved the vibe and ambience for a weekend date

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Dave
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Great service and quiet area for dates etc. Bar is a bit louder as it should be. Food was well portioned and very flavorful. Would reccomend.

CD
vipColinD
Edmonton
4 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

a perfect night on the patio with a bunch of appetizers and a nice chianti.... great spot in the heart of downtown.

MG
MauiGirl
Hawaii
20 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Our first time trying Bottega, but it won't be our last. It was a really fun, relaxing atmosphere. The food was good, service was great!!

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our waitress was wonderful, tables were comfortably spaced apart.

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SeannaW
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Caesar salad very garlicy, which we liked, the blue cheese crust on the steak wasn’t as good as the keg, but overall still very good, fries were excellent, Mac and cheese apply excellent, service excellent, music a bit too loud for so early in the evening.

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vipJimmyZ
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

One of my favorite spots in Edmonton for good Italian cooking.

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JohnnyG
Edmonton
4 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was my wife’s 2nd time there and my 1st and it was for our wedding anniversary. I type silly avoid nicer Italian places because the prices are way too high and the portions are for tiny people for what you pay. I was completely impressed for both the portion sizes and the price!! Not to mention the pizza was incredible and the pasta my wife got was the best pasta hands down I have ever eaten in my life. Nice work Bottega we will 100% be back

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The lobster ravioli ❤️❤️❤️❤️

JA
JADRA
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service , food . We love going there. Music is a bit too loud but it is not a deal breaker

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vipColinD
Edmonton
4 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of my favourite spots for Italian in Downtown Edmonton. great food and ambiance. Nice big patio if the weather is good.

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Food was amazing. Got the bruschetta and lobster mac and cheese for appetizers and the margarita pizza for a main. The pizza was standard but the appetizers were amazing. Loved the atmosphere! Great for date night!

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ChristinaV
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Everything was great. Excellent service and the pizza was one of the best we had in a long time.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall2Food2Service4Ambience4

The chicken meal smelt and tasted like fish, the chicken was very pink but I’m guessing safe to eat. Just wasn’t a good meal.

JC
vipJeannieC
Edmonton
24 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food, service and ambience are always fantastic here. Becoming a regular hangout and just tried the mussel appie and Omg..... So good!!!
Also love the poached pear salad.... The list goes on.

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Had a really good meal celebrating my sons 22nd birthday! This was his pick for the night and glad he did! The cocktails menu was super. We tried the Dandelion yum! Meals overall were great, my sons fillet was beautifully cooked medium rare with a great greens salad portion on the side which we all had to try! Our pasta dishes were plentiful and delicious and perfectly sauced! Only minor complaint I had was with the Caesar salad...the croutons were seriously too crunchy or not able to crunch I don’t know. Then desserts...the tiramisu yum! And chocolate gelato with espresso wow! Service was great! Thanks for a wonderful evening out (first Covid outing)!!

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LyndonD
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My fiancé and I ate there for the first time and absolutely loved everything about it. The service was awesome and the food was amazing. Will definitely be going back there soon.

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Mavproz
Manitoba
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always great service, food and drinks! Always a go to spot for us and to bring new friends!

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

Sat on the patio, late evening. Enjoyed dinner & drinks.

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

So great to be back at my favourite restaurant. Please support local restaurants with Edmonton owners!!! Fabulous food and great service to boot!!!!!

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Piper
Edmonton
8 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Bottega has always delivered an amazing meal accompanied with such professional and pleasant service. The ambiance is always energetic but never so loud that you can't carry on a conversation at your table. Overall, it is a great restaurant and it continues to live up to its great reputation!

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RyanB
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2020
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

The service lacked attention to the guest server barely even said anything no checking how the food was I could tell they were under staffed 2 servers plus a manager and no bartender so service suffered from the guest

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vipgordonbrauer
Edmonton
6 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

We were happy to see that Bottega stayed open during these difficult pandemic times. We had the lobster ravioli and carne pizza; both were excellent. Our favourite Luca Malbec complemented the great food. Our server was extremely attentive and outgoing. I highly recommend this restaurant in a great downtown setting.

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Commpro
Edmonton
9 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

This was our first visit and it won't be our last. Great drinks, the lamb shank was delicious, service was great.

FAQs

Bottega Italian Kitchen & Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (780) 244-1290.

Bottega Italian Kitchen & Bar is rated 4.5 stars by 266 OpenTable diners.

You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.