As the saying goes, “Life is too short to skip the pasta.” For pasta lovers in the Hat At Five Corners area, the good news is that you don’t have to go far to indulge in your favourite comfort food. In this blog post, we have scoured the neighbourhood and handpicked the top 3 pasta destinations within 6 minutes (or less) of the area. These restaurants are known for their authentic Italian cuisine and mouth-watering pasta dishes that are sure to satisfy even the most discerning palate.

Each eaterie offers a unique take on the beloved pasta dish, from classic spaghetti and meatballs to more inventive creations like truffle mushroom linguine. Whether you’re in the mood for a quick lunch or a romantic dinner, these locations have something for everyone.


Sorrentino’s Downtown

📸 credit – Sorrentino’s

If you’re looking for a spot that truly embodies the love of food and Edmonton, look no further than Sorrentino’s. This family business has been dishing up delicious cuisine for over 35 years, and they’ve only improved with time. Sorrentino’s is truly the total package, from its range of concepts to its amazing food classes and charitable efforts.

But honestly, you don’t need to know any of that to enjoy the pure deliciousness of their dishes. Just one forkful of their carbonara will have you hooked for life. If you’re a pasta lover, this place is a must-have experience. And the best part? It’s just a quick 4-minute drive from the HAT AT Five Corner.



📸 credit – Uccellino

Uccellino is one of three dope spots in downtown Edmonton owned by The Corso 32 Group. Step into the world of Corso32 and be prepared to indulge in a traditional yet modern culinary experience. The menu is so diverse and delicious that choosing just one favourite dish is impossible. The best way to enjoy the food is to gather a group of friends, sit back, and let the feast begin. But if you are a solo diner, then the Ricotta Gnocchi is a must-try dish. This delectable dish, made with spicy ‘Nduja sausage sugo, mint, and ricotta salata, will leave you wanting more. And the best part? It’s only a short 4-minute drive away from the iconic HAT AT Five Corners. Come and indulge in the flavours of Corso 32 fam! 


Cafe Amore Bistro

📸 credit – Cafe Amore Bistro

Step into Cafe Amore Bistro and experience the perfect marriage of the old and the new. This family-owned bistro, located just a 6-minute drive from the HAT at Five Corners, is a breath of fresh air in the world of Italian cuisine. The chefs here are passionate about creating modern twists on traditional family recipes, resulting in a menu that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you begging for more.

As soon as you enter the cozy atmosphere of this Italian bistro, you’ll be transported to a world of delicious smells, rich flavours, and lively conversation. Cafe Amore Bistro is a true haven for food lovers with a focus on pasta and seafood.



The Hat at Five Corners has many amazing things to offer our residents at our luxury rental apartments in Downtown Edmonton. One of the biggest perks is our unbeatable location – we’re just a stone’s throw away from tons of great shopping, dining, and entertainment options. And if you’re looking to explore further, our easy access to the LRT and river valley trails makes it a breeze.


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