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Braven

4.3
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297 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Steak
A mecca for quality steaks, chops and fresh seafood in Edmonton's ICE District, Braven embraces a “go big or go home” attitude. Located in the heart of Edmonton’s ICE District, we invite our guests to abandon all hesitation, embrace adventure and enjoy life to its fullest.

Covid-19 What To Expect When You Dine with Us
https://www.bravenrestaurant.com/what-to-expect/

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 297 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.3
Food
4.4
Service
4.3
Ambience
3.8
Value
Noise · Moderate
80% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LeoZ
Edmonton
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience5

Was there to celebrate a birthday. Terrific sashimi and tartare - you will not find any better ones in town. Only that the server messed up the order, three times, brought dishes in then quickly took them away. Not perfect, but not detrimental either. Highly recommended.

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BirthdayCelebration
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

The atmosphere is amazing and the service was great. Food was very good, but not a place I would need to visit for a second time.

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vipNatalias
Edmonton
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall1Food3Service1Ambience2

My husband and I booked a table for our anniversary there on a Friday night. We got 15 min late, however i notified the restaurant via their text confirmation service.
Once we arrived one of their male host had taken us to one of the worst table in the restaurant and tells us "Happy Anniversary, Enjoy!" Obviously, I thought initially it was a joke, however once i asked him if there was another table in the restaurant, he very rudely indicated "you guys were late so we gave your table away!".
I felt like he put us in the corner of shame. This happened while the restaurant had multiple empty tables.
He let us sit there for 2 minutes and then returned to us saying that he found a table for us.

I guess to put it in that way. My husband and I have traveled the world and have been late to restaurants in the past and no one has ever treated us this way, but at Braven I believe they may have a false perception of self inflated ego that they are too cool for people to arrive late (but notifying them).
I hope someone monitors these reviews and they have a talk to their hosts on how to diplomatically behave in these type of situations instead of being passive aggressive. In the meantime I will make sure that our friends in the city do not waste they time and energy at Braven( there are better restaurants in the city to enjoy a weekend night)

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vipMikeS
Vancouver
21 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server nick gave us 5 star service from time we sat to the time were done

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Sean
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

A bit pricey and louder music which made it hard to hear waitresses especially because of masks.

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Flavourfirst
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience2

Food was tasty especially loved the cornbread with maple butter. Would not recommend the crab cake. Fish plates and steak were good. Our server was sweet but seemed new to serving. Atmosphere was a bit dismal, could see into the kitchen, not the cooking but unattractive area plus the noise from the kitchen was distracting. The decor seemed cold and bare. Prices are high.

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AliciaO
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing restaurant with the best seafood in the city. Ambience is very intimate and service is impeccable.

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BrianS
Calgary
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall2Food5Service4Ambience3

For a high level hotel dining room ......Loved the food. Service was great. Did not enjoy the party music level
Requested the music to be turned down three times.

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JoleneP
Calgary
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience5

Service was great, cocktails were delicious. The design and feel of the restaurant i

Steak was way overpriced for the cut and the carrots lacked flavour. The price of the meal definitely did not reflect the quality of food served.

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Alex
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic food and great atmosphere. This place was amazing, from the drinks to the dessert!

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ShamusM
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Well deserved praise for hospitality and ambiance, enjoyed our evening and dinner. Very good service.
Thanks

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Very nice. However also very noisy.

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TALTOC
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience2

Food. Mushroom soup was very good, seafood cake was on the bland side. Main dishes were great ( steak and black cod) Dessert (fried cheesecake had a flour taste).

Service was Ok. Waitress seemed very rushed

Music was too loud for a fine dining

I would have to go again and have a better experience before I would recommend.

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VincentH
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Nice meal ,while my wife's salmon was under cooked ,once it was brought to attention of serving staff it was dealt with quickly ,nice atmosphere and food was wonderful after little hiccup was sorted

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vipSook
Edmonton
15 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and service! Very nicely setup for social distancing as well.

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
5 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great job Braven! Glad you’re open again...

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Richard
Edmonton
17 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

The quality of food here is fantastic and service very good. The filet was superb but could have been hotter. Shrimp dish excellent.

JM
vipJamesM
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Anniversary

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vipBradS
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

The food was very good, although one steak was as little under done (blue rare, not medium). Service was good but sporadic. Overall a very good meal, but very pricey as well.

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cassyr
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing service, great food. Will definitely be returning

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vipOpenTable Diner
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing experience, great food, value and service!

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HardeepS
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was overall great experience food was great and we enjoyed the dinner ... we r planning to go again ... thx

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JessicaG
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Nick was a great server, we would definitely ask for him again.

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LuckyU
Edmonton
5 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Melissia was fantastic as our waitress. Was knowledgeable about food and drinks. Food and drinks were enjoyed by all. The signature cocktails were great and not badly priced.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Clay was great!! Thank you we will be back!!

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HeatherC
Edmonton
8 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My husband and I went as part of the Downtown Dining Week experience. It was lovely!
The staff is very professional and their timing was perfect. The set menu was very nice. The pot-stickers were amazing! Just wished there had have been more. :) The roasted cauliflower was beautiful - it actually looked like a roasted chicken until it was actually placed in front of you. And we finished off with the carrot cake....yummy! It too was a little on the small size, but...left you wanting to go back.
I would recommend this place to any size group. They seem to separate the different groups nicely. Example: couples in a quieter zone, and then larger groups were over to the sides of the restaurant. Kudos for recognizing and respecting the difference!

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LLLB
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My boyfriend and I celebrated our five year anniversary at Braven and we had an absolutely wonderful experience. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, the staff were extremely friendly and made us feel so welcome. We enjoyed two fantastic cocktails, the steak tartare and seafood tagliatelle. For dessert we had the cheesecake and sticky toffee pudding. Our food was unreal and we enjoyed every bite. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for an exquisite dining experience. We are planning to make Braven a regular haunt, as the food, the atmosphere and the service are all incredible.

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anotherperson
Edmonton
6 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

High class atmosphere, has a good presence. Service was well provided. The beef tartare was great and set expectations for the rest of the meal. The rest of meal while good was lacking in distinctiveness. The vibe here is good, but this isn't a place I would come for specifically food.

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LynnT
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This was my first time at Braven and it did not disappoint. We were greeted warmly and shown to our table where we received quick service. We were interested in the Downtown Dining week menu and were given both menus to look at. We chose the two course meal. The Habitant soup was hot and delicious. Our second course was the Ahi Tuna Caesar salad and the tuna was done to perfection. Our server was excellent and made sure we were happy with our experience. I will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Such a great meal to kick off Downtown Dining Week!

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vipDNTM
Vancouver
46 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience4

It is a nice restaurant, however 'energetic' as noise level is an understatement! Food is very good but expensive.

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TerryK
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I have already recommended this restaurant to a bunch of people. Everything from the drinks to the server was outstanding.

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Sim1
Edmonton
8 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Beautiful decor and the food was very good. Our waiter Trevor was very professional and took care of us as we were celebrating my husband's birthday! The noise level is on the higher energetic side but otherwise a great place for a celebration!

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vipKevinD
Edmonton
37 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall2Food3Service4Ambience4

My wife and mother liked there short ribs but the potatoes where not good. My prime rib and potato was not good at all. But our waitress was very good.

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SheldonC
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

We very much enjoyed our evening at Braven. We had wanted to try this restaurant for some time. The girls loved the braised short ribs and the prime rib was very good. Will definitely go again.

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Desibaba
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing service. Nick our server was a remarkable host who made sure every request for our anniversary was met. The food was well done. The Artichoke dip could go as a side with a regular dish. The flat iron steak I ordered was cooked perfect and the mashed potatoes were some of the best.

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JoannaM
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience3

Brought out 3 out of 5 of our dinner guest’s dishes and forgot to make the other 2. So we had to wait to eat until the other 2 dishes were brought out. By that time, my pasta dish was lukewarm. Our server was not very apologetic about the mix up. Food was overpriced for what it was. My seafood pasta dish was very skimpy on the seafood and my friend’s calamari was too salty. It wasn’t my first off experience with braven. I thought I’d give them another chance but it has been consistently disappointing the last too times :(

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JamisonK
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Spectacular place. The food, service, and ambience were all top notch. Great spot for a high quality pregame dining experience when out for an Oilers or Oil Kings game.

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ScottS
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

I must be getting older! lol We had a 7pm reservation and the place was about 40% full. By 8pm the place was packed and lively.

We where in the middle of the room and surrounded by large tables and the noise level was very loud and had to talk.

The food and service was fantastic.

Prices was to be expected as you are in a JW Marriot but the food was fresh and hot and the portions filled me up and I like big meals.

We would definitely go back next time we are in town!

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Went out for my boyfriends birthday & it was beyond our expectations!

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