Shindico's Top Chef Driven Restaurants to Watch in 2021

With the latest wave of the pandemic slowing down, Winnipeg residents are now able to enjoy the city’s wide variety of restaurants and cafes. Restaurants were severely affected by COVID-19, especially those that are locally owned. At Shindico, we believe in the importance of supporting small business owners in our community. When heading out for your next dine-in or take-out experience, consider some of our favourites – we are sure you’ll love them!

Preservation Hall 

Preservation Hall is a unique French bistro located on Empress Street. They serve a multitude of dishes ranging from steak, oysters, and salmon, along with New York style “cheese” cake, and crème brulee. Enjoy a luxury dining experience for less on your next date night!


Dalat specializes in Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine. Located on Taylor, it is the perfect place to enjoy a comforting meal with family or a group of friends. Not only do they serve authentic East-Asian food, but they also have tons of options that are vegetarian and gluten free.

Capital Grill on Roblin Blvd 

Capital Grill is a casual restaurant that is perfect for summer hang outs with friends. Located just a few steps from the Assiniboine Park Zoo, it will be the perfect place to relax after enjoying a warm summer day with the animals.

Alfy’s Noodle House

Alfy’s Noodle House specializes in fresh, hand-pulled, noodle dishes. This restaurant is located on Waverley Street, and they offer a variety of noodle dishes. Enjoy your noodles hot or cold, in a broth or dry, the possibilities are endless, and the flavours are always delicious.


In the mood for a breakfast date? Cora’s got you covered! This Winnipeg classic serves a variety of nutritious and delicious breakfast and brunch options. Elevate your day with the perfect meal for you and the family!

Tutti Frutti 

Looking for a summer treat? Tutti Frutti is the place to go. They offer more than 100 frozen yogurt flavours with a variety of fun toppings. It’s the perfect dessert to stay cool for the season.

Victoria Seafood Restaurant

Victoria Seafood Restaurant specializes in family style Chinese dishes and dim sum. This restaurant is located on St Mary’s Road and offers a unique dining experience that is perfect for groups of any size. With more than 100 unique dishes to choose from, you are bound to find a new favourite.



Enoteca is a wine bar located on Cordyon Avenue. They serve a variety of wines from white, red, and rose. Paired with the perfect meal, this restaurant will surely be a hit on your next date night.

Shindico is proud to support chef driven restaurants in the city and we love seeing our tenants thrive in their respective industries. With our provincial restrictions being lifted, we encourage you to support locally owned businesses in our city. If you have tried any of these restaurants, we encourage you to leave a review on their websites and social media pages.


Sandy G. Shindleman, CCIM, SIOR, CRE, FRICS


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