Earls Tin Palace
11830 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB, T5K 0N7
Looking for a brush with greatness? How about this Jasper Avenue hangout for starters?
|Cuisine Type |||Californian, Fusion|
|Ambiance |||Good For Groups, Live Entmt., Meet For Drink|
|Meals Served |||Lunch, Dinner|
|Amenities |||Full Bar, Live Entertainment, Wheelchair Accessible|
|Payment |||Interac, MasterCard, American Express, Visa, Cash|
|Mon-Thu 11:30AM-1AM; Fri-Sat 11:30AM-2AM|
Profile Last Updated: May 12, 2006
Location, location, location. Sometimes a moment of greatness has enough wallop to sow the seeds of a venue's reputation. For instance, screen star Lana Turner was discovered sipping a soda at Schwab's drugstore. Carnaby Street typified England's swinging scene of the '60s while the corner of Haight and Ashbury in San Francisco was a Mecca for the hippie movement. And Earl's Tin Palace on Jasper Avenue? That was where hockey legend Wayne Gretzky picked up the phone and proposed to Hollywood starlet Janet Jones.
The rest, of course, is history. Gretzky has since hung up his skates, but the legacy of the Tin Palace lives on, especially in the hockey world. These days, it's not unusual on Oilers home game nights to see the odd NHL star sucking back a post-game lager or munching on a chicken wing at Earl's location on the edge of downtown.
Aside from the odd chance to rub shoulders with a world-famous athlete, Earl's Tin Palace also offers a contemporary vibe to go along with its casual family cuisine. A potpourri of dishes range from pasta to chicken dishes, as well as a hearty offering of soups, salads and sandwiches. But the real reason to head down is its honkin' servings of steak and ribs.
Other Locations: 9961-170 Street; 8629-112 Street; 4250 Calgary Trail Southbound; 13330-50 Street