Best takeout food in Edmonton you need to start ordering

Jun 21 2023, 10:00 pm

If the cold weather has you looking for the best takeout food in Edmonton, we have the options to make that always-hard decision an easy one.

There are so many great bars and restaurants in YEG, and many of them are providing the same amazing food we love as takeout to enjoy right in our homes. Some places have crafted new dishes, while others still offer iconic favourites. 

It can feel overwhelming going through menu after menu, wondering what you’re in the mood for, and wondering where to take a chance.

Relieving that pressure, here are seven places that offer the best takeout food in Edmonton.

Pei Pei Chei Ow


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It’s not always open, operating as a temporary pop-up, but get your hands on this food when they’re operating.

It even just placed a spot on Canada’s Best New Takeout list!

Operating inside the Whiskeyjack Art House, this new concept focuses on Indigenous traditions and flavours. Chef Scott Jonathan Iserhoff creates inventive dishes unique to most cities’ culinary landscapes, like stuffed squash blossoms, dressed garden tomatoes, or the much-loved Three Berry BBQ Brisket Sandwich.


852 Hong Kong Cafe


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Chinese food has always been a popular takeout option because it’s delicious and it travels extremely well.

852 Hong Kong Cafe is one of the best spots for Chinese food in Edmonton, and they have a value takeout menu with delicious items at a great price. Any order placed containing three or more items, such as the Peking-style pork chops, braised tofu, or deep-fried pork ribs with peach, will also come with rice, a choice of soup, and a mango dessert.

Address: 3040 Calgary Trail NW Edmonton
Phone: 780-440-1328

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Northern Chicken


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There should always be a fried chicken spot on every list highlighting takeout food.

This brand is known for its spicy and screaming hot flavours and a fan-favourite — mustard fried chicken.

Classic fried chicken sandwiches are also available for takeout, but so are items like the Donair Fried Chicken Sandwich, BLT Fried Chicken Sandwich, and Dorito Mac and Cheese, to name a few.

Address: 10184 104th Street, Edmonton


High Dough


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If you’re searching for the best takeout food in Edmonton, you are likely to start with the pizza options.

Serving huge Detroit-style deep-dish pizza, High Dough provides a uniquely delicious type of pie that gives a one-of-a-kind experience in YEG.

Made in a deep-dish style, the signature pizzas at High Dough have tons of fresh toppings. If you’re feeling creative, you can even go ahead and build your own however you’d like.

Address: 7341 104th Street, Edmonton


Banh Mi Day


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Specializing in these tasty sandwiches, small bites, and pho noodle soup, this is a family-owned Vietnamese restaurant serving authentic recipes in YEG.

Small bites include classic and modern items like pork spring rolls, chicken salad rolls, green onion pancakes, and peach shrimp, to name a few.

Whether you’re sick, cold, or hungry, not many things beat banh mi sandwiches and hot pho at home.

Address: 11765 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton


Sabor de Los Andes


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This team has always served up delicious eats like ceviche, fruit salad, empanadas, salchipapa, and more. Arepas, a savoury meat/vegetable-filled pocket of ground maize dough, are often on the menu as well. It even offers the Arepaburger, made with a gluten-free flat corn shell, all beef patty, peppers, mozzarella cheese, onions, and in-house sauce.

Address: 10985 127th Street, Edmonton


Tasty House

Tasty House, a new noodle restaurant, just opened in Edmonton.

The concept of this spot is a Chinese and Japanese noodle restaurant, and it’s located in the University of Alberta area. It’s perfect for students looking to bring dinner back to the study hall.

Address: 11113 87th Avenue NW, Edmonton


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