Bistecca Italian Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Bistecca Italian Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Bistecca Italian Steakhouse & Wine Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.sorrentinos.com/bistecca.php
  • Phone: (780) 439-7335
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm;


    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Sunday: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Wine Bar, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Sonny Sung
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Semi private dining area which holds up to 35 people.
    Room rentals available.
    Restaurant rental available.
    Terms and conditions apply.
  • Private Party Contact: Kristine Challenor 7804397335x
  • Special Events: Every last Thursday of the Month is our Feature Dinner.
    January = “Famiglia” Style - The Art of Sharing
    February = Chocolate
    March = Alberta Pork IS CANCELLED, Instead we are hosting a Beer Dinner on Tuesday, March 25th.
    April = Garlic
    May = Lobster
    June = Porchetta
    July = Porchetta
    August = Porchetta
    September = Mushrooms
    October = Wild Game
    November = Truffles (only at Bistecca - please call for details as it is not on the last Thursday of the month.)
    December = Fresh Oysters (only at Bistecca on December 5)

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 23rd Avenue 111 Street
  • Public Transit: Just steps away from Century Park LRT Station
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Century Park has a many large parking lots. To find parking is never a problem.
A word from Bistecca Italian Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Carmelo Rago of Sorrentino's Restaurant Group is pleased to introduce their newest restaurant concept, BISTECCA Italian Steakhouse & Wine Bar by Sonny Sung. It Is Truly in a class of its own. Located in the heart of Century Park in Edmonton's Southside.

BISTECCA's menu is inspired by Sorrentino's Restaurant Group Corporate Executive Chef Sonny Sung, and is a combination of Savory Antipasti, Divine Pasta and Succulent Entrées containing only the finest cuts beautifully aged to perfection. BISTECCA proudly serves Sterling Silver Beef which is the highest graded premium beef in Canada.

BISTECCA's 'Wine Bar' has a very inviting, casual elegant and relaxed atmosphere. We offer an 8 oz. "Quartino" which can be enjoyed for half price during 'HAPPY HOUR' from 3 - 6PM everyday. (Sunday's from 4PM). The 'Wine Bar' menu is a combination of Assagini (Little Tastes), Pizza and our signature Kobe Burger.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
Bistecca Italian Steakhouse & Wine Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
99 reviews since July 25, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
81% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (60)fit for foodies (44)notable wine list (37)romantic (36)neighborhood gem (28)good for groups (25)kid-friendly (7)great for lunch (6)late-night find (5)hot spot (4)great for brunch (3)great for outdoor dining (2)scenic view (1)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • Outstanding Service & Amazing food
    SamanthaAntoinette
    Dined on 11/17/2014
    I came here for a work Christmas party and the food was amazing!! along with the service! I was so impressed by everything that a few days later I came back with my boyfriend and again the service and food was great! I was very impressed and I have already recommended it to my friends and family as a great date night spot! The food was defiantly better then most popular restaurants that we usually go to. This is for sure our go-to date night place!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service not up to the standard
    Vanfan
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Food was great, service disappointing on many fronts.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Decent Place
    TheChomper
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Decent, no frills kind of restaurant. Decent decor, quite, non-intrusive music. Claims to be italian, yet has several french items on the menu. Decent wine list, although 2 of the wines we were interested in weren't available. The food was ok, nothing particularly special or memorable. The price is too high for the quality of food presented, but there isn't much choice in Edmonton.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sunday Night Family Dinner
    FoodieFamilyOf6
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    All of the staff were professional. Our waiter was extremely knowledgeable about the menu and provided prompt, professional service with a great attitude. Our food was spectacular. We ordered an array of menu items and each one was completely unique and packed full of delicious flavor! All of the staff, including the chefs', really know how to provide an experience! Thanks for the great time! We will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • For four
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    The welcome was great, the table was a round booth across the bar, ambience was very nice. Our server was very busy with very little time for us. She was pushing us to order as though it were a fast food place, would leave immediately after we asked her a question on the menu instead of waiting for the orders, insisting she knew more about beer than us and was miffed when we suggested the restaurant stock some darker beer. After cocktails we asked for the wine list. It took forever to get it back and getting our wine took forever almost the same time as the meal. My dinner came out wrong and was quickly replaced.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We have dined here a number of times and found it to be excellent. This time all four of our dinners were average at best. The recommendation for the wine was not good so went with my own which turned out to be excellent. The appetizers were very good, high quality. But when the main courses came we were all disappointed. The steak (ordered well done) came medium, the lamp came rare with blood close to the bone, the special was so salty that is was hard to eat and the duck was under cooked and tough. Seems they have changed the menu and maybe the chef. It is not the same quality as in the past.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • setting
    warmfriendlysetting
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    we loved the setting against the wall on a comfortable bench- for our 6 people group. Friendly waitress. Not too noisy everyone in our group was pleased. Easy to find & park.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    food2luv
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    We celebrated our daughters 21st birthday here. It was our first time at the restaurant and chose it because of all the good reviews. We had a party of 10. The service was good, but there were multiple mistakes made with our orders. The complimentary bread they brought, some of the pieces were hard as a rock (and we were only given 1 piece each so if you got the rock you were out of luck). For the price of the food and wine I was disappointed with the overall experience & portion size. None of us will go back, nor shall we recommend it to anyone.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • diningoutisforus2
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Lamb was exceptionally tender and tasty! Unfortunately for us, it was a busy night and a couple brought their cranky toddler.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good, not great.
    MisterJim
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Had a reservation for two, taken to our table quickly but wasn't approached by our waiter for about 10 minutes. Seemed like everything took a fraction longer than it should have for that kind of thing. Wasn't down right terrible and chaotic, just alittle annoying. Our main course meals were tasty but had me still hungry and we had even ordered an appetizer to start. Something to think about considering they are expensive dishes. Overall a pleasant time, albeit a once a year max kind of visit.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Slow lunch service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    A number of family members and I met for lunch at Bistecca to celebrate a family occasion. The food was very good as expected, but the service was very slow, especially for lunch, considering this is a time when many people are under time constraints. The whole event lasted almost two hours, which was surprising since we only ordered a single course. I will likely go back, but not over the noon hour.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent restaurant!
    Linds22
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Date night? Book it here. Great food, great wine, and attentive servers (but not in an annoying way). Our server this time around was right from Italy which actually added even more to the romance factor, and was also very knowledgable about Italian food, both on the menu and in general. Would definitly recommend. Keep it up guys!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Elegant surrounding - average food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    The atmosphere and decor were top notch, as was the service. The menu looked very appealing as did the wine list. However, the four of us happened to order the same meal, a pasta dish with chicken and mushrooms, and it was average to say the least.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Night Out
    daarfa
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    This was our first time dining at Bistecca. Our server Manin (not positive on the spelling) was fantastic. He took the time to provide us with some history on the restaurant and chef. Went through the menu with us and offered helpful suggestions. Very nice place to dine with your special person. Excellent food. And reasonably priced.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great service
    Foodie
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Man in was our server, and he was excellent. Very welcoming, friendly and knows the menu very well!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great evening with friends
    DennisVIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Service was outstanding, food was very good. Many of our associates will be told about our exceptional evening at Bistecca
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Granny1
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We enjoyed our meal. The server was very good at her job and we were served promptly and pleasantly. Good menu.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • DennisVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    I have been to the Bistecca several times and always had a great meal except for this weekend. Normally I would rate you 4 star + but on this weekend the rating would be 3 star -. Food came at different times for the three of us, service was not very good, one meal was over cooked and for another meal (part of Arctic Char meal was returned as the rositto cooked in its own pan was not very edible. Hopefully this is only a blip on the services and cooking of Bistecka and not an indication of what the future service could be like.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very good food, very slow service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    It took 1.5 hours to get our entrees; very slow service on a busy Friday evening. By the time we had finished, we were in the place 3 hours. Normally the service is much better. Food very good, server friendly but overworked.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bistecca was awesome
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Waiter was excellent, food yummy , and wine so good
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Sure thing
    EdmontonianHeartVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Always a pleasure dining at Bistecca. Master Chef Sonny never misses a beat when it comes to taste, presentation and great food! And Maitre d' and Manager Stephane, you always take care of us so well. Thank you! Your are a first class act.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing!
    cassiegrrl
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    It was our anniversary dinner and as usual out plans fell through. We found Bistecca through Urbanspoon and made the reservation and 15 mins later we were seated. Everything was amazingly flavorful and tasty. Probably one of out best dinners yet and that included the amazing food and great friendly service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rogers
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Good food and service. It was quiet noisy for the first hour! Usually it is quiet!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Meh
    MMMMMMLOVEFOOD
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I like how you can choose your own charcuterie platter that was great but don't get the tuna it tasted like canned tuna with hot sauce. The veal scaloppini is good but it's always good @ 99% of Italian Resturants. Also tried the chiopion, the Arctic char that was on top was disgusting! Almost in edible and it made everything else very fishy. Overall over priced okish food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wish we knew sooner!
    HappyCamperCarlos
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We recently dined at Bistecca for the first time. I was aware of the restaurant but had no idea of the menu or food type. The restaurant itself it not in a location we usually frequent so it's one of those situations of 'out of sight, out of mind' but when we DID see it, we wold usually comment that we should check it out. I am SOO GLAD we FINALLY DID! The food, service, menu, & PRICES were all so AMAZING! We were celebrating a Birthday & dessert for the birthday girl was on the house! It was also her choice! No questions asked and also no fumbling in her wallet to 'prove' it was her birthday. We especially loved the decor & atmosphere of the restaurant for our dining experience as we were out without the kids & that made it more special!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it!
    FoodieVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The service was great, the food was amazing.....would recommend this restaurant to anyone!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding time
    LiketheWine
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We had a table for two and stayed there for over 3 hours and did not feel rushed. One of the managers was filling in for the servers due to a scheduling mishap and we had the best service we have ever received there. Our food was cooked and presented to perfection and all the drinks and wine we ordered was very delicious. We always go there on special occasions and we will definitely consider going there again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • under staffed
    roro0709
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Me and my husband picked Bistecca for our anniversary dinner because we love Italian. We were dissapointed in the lack of service. They were noticeably understaffed and service was affected greatly. My pasta dish was good but certainly not up to par with the price. My husband orded the bison steak and he said it serverly needed more spice as it was void of any flavor. I was just expecting a little bit more.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Food was very salty, appetizers were not hot, waitress was not attentive
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Too slow!
    fosseba
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    As mentioned in other reviews, the waiters seem to disappear. It is a bit odd. The food was good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bistecca
    Michelle
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We booked the same day do we got one of the undesirable tables in the house. Very cramped which made it herd to enjoy our food. Thee server was excellent end tried to accommodate us in every respect. The food was ok but I'm not sure I would come back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Service
    outalotVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We have frequented Bistecca many times, and while the food is excellent, the service this last visit was one of the worst that we have experienced in years in all of our dining out.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Vibes
    spukspukVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Im in good hands when at Bistecca, so the service was spot on, with dessert & wine. Nice to find a place where its a charmer at late night...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    service was slow and a bit overbearing….. not sure how to explain it.
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • romantic night out
    good4you
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    This restaurant is in our books the number one in the city of edmonton. Thanks to the manager and his entire staff.this place is well but together for romance with great food, wine and great service. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    Smiley
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    One of our group of 4 ordered the special which was "Halibut", it was bland and tasteless. When we asked for salt the waiter gave us a look of disdain and proceeded to grind a large amt of salt onto the plate. We had to ask for water 3 times and our waiter would disappear for long periods of time. The prices at the restaurant are far too high for exceptionally poor service and mediocre food. The gelato they served was at best a medium quality ice cream.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Tad disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We have been here a few times before and this time we were disappointed in both a bit in the food, the time it took to receive our food and the service. Appies and entres were "warm" at best. My surf and turf should have been much hotter. My poached halibut was lukewarm and barely seasoned. I understand it's poached - but it should also have some flavor to it. The beef had great flavour, but again warm at best as did the sides accompanying it. The tiramisu was dry and not moist. Total time of service was 3 hours long which is about 1/2 an hour too long. Had a "loud" customer sitting behind our group which was very annoying and disturbing.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great dinner
    BBBB
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Friendly and thoughtful service, great food, appropriate time between ordering food, appetizers and main course.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Gem!
    LynnVIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Absolutely a wonderful experience! The food and the service was perfect! We enjoy our meal everytime. Thank you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner with frienda
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Excellent service and food. We had friends from Ontario. Recommended by my daughter
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet