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LUX Steakhouse & Bar
LUX Steakhouse & Bar

LUX Steakhouse & Bar Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.luxsteak.com
  • Phone: (780) 424-0400
  • Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday @ 11am
    Saturdays @ 5pm
    Closed Sundays
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Corporate Chef- Paul Shufelt
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Full hand tailored catering services are offered through our sister company, Century Catering & Event Planning, 780-424-0702 x 201
  • Private Party Facilities: Our private dining room accommodates up to 30 people for dinner or 50 people for a stand-up social mixer. We also have two other areas located in our dining room that are semi private that accommodate up to 40 people for a sit down meal. These spaces can be combined for a large stand-up social area for up to 100 people. Entire restaurant & bar book outs are available (perfect for weddings and large corporate gatherings).
  • Private Party Contact: Jillian Domes (780) 424-0400
  • Entertainment: Urban house beats nightly with live DJ spinning Thursdays in the LUX Lounge.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Please visit our website for upcoming events and promotions

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Commerce Place
  • Public Transit: LUX is directly adjacent to the major bus routes along Jasper Avenue and sits right above the Central LRT (Light Rail Transit) station, with linking stops at Commonwealth Stadium, Rexall Place, University of Alberta and Health Sciences Centre.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Plenty of secure underground heated parking is available directly beneath LUX Steakhouse & Bar (only $3 after 6pm M-F). Additionally, there are numerous meter spots on all surrounding streets as well as 3 additional secure underground parkades that are all connected by the downtown Pedway system.
A word from LUX Steakhouse & Bar
Century Hospitality Group has 'raised the steaks' with the unveiling of LUX Steakhouse & Bar. Located in the heart of downtown, diners at this upscale urban steakhouse enjoy a hip, refined design and a menu that would do any traditional steakhouse proud. The atmosphere is pure modern day elegance with its vibrant colours, rich fabrics and darkly stained woods. Chef Tony Le will have your taste buds dancing with his numerous innovative creations, far from ordinary steakhouse fare. Not just satisfied with providing Edmontonians with a great dining experience, the team at LUX set about 'raising the bar', offering guests a finer place to sit, sip & socialize. The rich tones, soft fabrics, stunning millwork and feature waterfall wall make the LUX Bar a definite destination for the business traveller and Edmonton's social network. In addition to housing a NY style long bar, guests can enjoy the full steakhouse menu and wash it down with a hefty selection of refined libations. Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
Diner Reviews
  • "It's Friday noon and the place is dead. What happened?"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "I spent over a week looking for a romantic place for my wife's birthday. Pictures online seemed like a romantic spot, and the menu looked great. What I wasn't expecting was the fantastic service we received. Everybody, waiters, host, even someone who looked like the owner came and checked up on us repeatedly. They gave us real advice. The chef heard that it was our first time eating lobster, and came out personally to ask how we were, how it was, and to say happy birthday to my wife. They even gave us birthday cake at the end on the house by surprise. Everyone there made us feel genuinely welcome, gave heartfelt recommendations, and made our night really special."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Been coming for years and still my favorite restaurant in Edmonton...never disappointing:) Food, service and ambiance are excellent."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "Enjoyed our late evening meal. Romantic and delicious"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "We were there 6 months ago and it was a really bad night for us. We have been going there for many years so I decided to gave them another chance. It was out 30th wedding anniversary and I wanted to make sure that everything would go well. I talked to one the manager the night before and told him how important this night was. I didn't expect to have such a great night. The food was excellent and our waiter Paris was excellent. I found out that they have a new district manager and I could tell you that we will remembered this night for a very long time."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "My friend and I do lunch at Lux one Wed per month because we both enjoy the special - liver and onions. We have enjoyed this on several occasions. I don't believe that liver should be served raw or rare and oozing blood. We were sorely disappointed on this occasion by the severely undercooked liver we were served. We will try the special again next month and are hoping there is not a repeat performance. Lux was kind enough to remove it from our bill and return it to the kitchen but unfortunately we did not have time to reorder."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "We had an awesome experience with Lux, we arrived and were greated by the hostess as well as the chef. Our server was very attentive to detail and polite. Out water glasses were never empty. The food was awesome and the the chef even bought one of us dessert!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "I picked Lux from OpenTable reviews and having seen an advertisement for it. It was dimly lit, nicely appointed, classic steakhouse. Wine list was pretty decent, though my first choice was no longer available and the suggested substitute was no really on par (not to mention the cork was dry, calling into question their storage techniques). All in my party enjoyed their entrees (chicken, ribeye, surf n' turf). Lobster truffle mac n' cheese was outstanding. The carrot cake dessert, while a huge piece of cake, disappointed. The cake part was good, but the frosting was not. Recommend the coconut pie instead."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "The food was great and the service was even better. Wish I had remembered my waitresses name, but she was very knowledgeable about the menu. My steak was done perfect. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "I am not normally one to write reviews, however my service at LUX was worth sharing. We went mid luch hour so we expected it to be busy, we did not however expect to wait 20 min for the server to take our drink order, and another 10 min for the drinks to arrive. When they got to our table 2 of the drinks were not correct, and they didnt bring a glass for my wine. After waiting yet again my wine glass was brought to my table - the other 2 drinks were never replaced though, apparently you drink what you are given there - not what you order. In all fairness the food arrived quickly and was decent. When it was time for the bill to arrive another 15 min were spent waiting for it to be split up by the server, and another wait to pay."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "We were looking for a place that actually takes care gluten free stuff / celiac disease. This place it's the perfect place for it!!! Two thumbs all the way up!!!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Nice place, good food, good people, good menu......"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "I'm so glad that LUX has returned to its outstanding caliber. Great food and service, and all in an hour, makes this an excellent choice for a downtown business lunch. The general manager even stopped by to make sure everything was okay. Nice to see."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Don't have much more of a review, love this restaurant!"
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Typically restaurants have a hard time getting a steak cooked to medium-well but they did an excellent job...it tasted great!"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "I need to trust my instinct and not be swayed by the waitstaff's exuberant promotion of the daily special. The smoked salmon on miniature English muffin was not special at all. The smokey-onion taste was overpowering; the portion mercifully small. Service was slow for a downtown lunch venue. They need to remember that people work downtown and can't take 2-hour lunches. The guys next to us actually left because it was taking so long for them to place their order. I think they need to hire more waitstaff."
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "When we showed it it was later, so the tables were empty, it was quiet, service was great, wine was excellent food was delicious. Overall it was a good first date! "
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "Great daily specials, food is very tasty and light, great for business lunch. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "We took in the annual Mothers Day brunch at Lux. It was a fantastic buffet with a wide variety of options. The service was excellent and our son's allergies were accommodated very well. We look forward to our next dinner at Lux!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The Steak Sandwich is the go to item on the menu. Have to figure out which day is the fish and chips feature. Missed it on this outing. Was pretty noisy for the business lunch conversation we needed to have."
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "This used to be my favourite restaurant for lunch. Great food, great service that always made me feel welcome, and I could be done within an hour. But lately the food has been a bit off and the service less reliable. Hope they turn it around soon. "
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "I have been to Lux many times for after-work drinks but this was my first dining experience. The staff were extremely helpful and professional and the food was outstanding. Would love to return - of course, you pay for what you get. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "I have been to your restaurant several times. I have to admit this was my least favourite experience. My family and I brought my grandma for her 90th birthday so she had never been. We did not have great service, EXTREMELY slow. Our drinks were constantly empty and if one of us asked for a refill she would be gone in a second before the other people with empty drinks could ask for a refill as well. I like your restaurant but for the price of our dinner I definitely expect better service."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "I think the Lux Steakhouse and Bar in downtown Edmonton is a great place to have a business lunch. Food is great, service is very good and there is enough separation in the seating to not overhear conversations from the next table."
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "Great place to enjoy a good healthy lunch. Fast, good food for reasonable price. Service is outstanding!"
    Dined on 4/21/2014
  • "Looking forward to going again to try new dishes. "
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "Food was ok, slow service, waitress kept disappearing, also waited a long time for food"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Our server was knowledgeable and energetic. The service was fast and accurate. The food was fantastic and exactly what we were looking for."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "is overpriced. Our steaks were fantastic, grilled perfectly. The sides were mediocre. The cheque for 2 people...2 drinks and a meal with a side each....$ 115....and we left feeling we could have ate more. There were 4 of us and we all felt like that and we are not huge eaters. But most steakhouses, you start with bread and sometimes a salad....not here. I don't even recall a bread side to order on the menu? ( I could be wrong but I usually spot that being the Keg's cheesebread is my favorite! ) Our server was amazing - she knew her stuff and she was always there when we needed her but not overbearing. So although we enjoyed our dinner out with friends, we most likely will not return to Lux if it was our choice....."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We are from out of town so when we get the chance to go someone much nicer than the options we have at home LUX has become our go to choice. Yes the menu is al a carte, but that is pretty normal at many upscale restaurants & we enjoy that the side portions are usually shareable size. We arrived early for our reservation & were greeted promptly & professionally, they even seated us immediately. The waiter was very friendly and knowledgeable about the menu, making some recommendations off the wine list as well as from the drink menu. Our steaks were cooked perfectly & served at the perfect temperature! The manager came over, introduced himself, asked about our meal & made sure we were happy with everything. I highly recommend LUX!!"
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "I went for the server recommended lunch special they had which was a 6oz steak with a side of potatoes and vegetables. Yes, a whole 1(one) potato. The steak was cut into a few slices prior to serving which resulted in it being dry by the time I finished eating the first slice. The service itself was good as always, ambience top notch and I appreciate that they don't bunch the tables together so there is never a "shoulder-to-shoulder" situation. Its a nice and quiet place, despite always being busy where one can have a quiet conversation without having to raise the tone of voice."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "They humiliate you if you order your steak well done. They charge you for condiments! I asked for steak sauce and there was a $3 charge on my huge bill. Our bill came to over $140 dollars (no dessert) and I as still hungry after that. Veggies with my meal were cold and raw. They served my $45 steak with chips! Then side dished like potatoes were extra!"
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "The restaurant is very well managed and the staff is very friendly and professional I love the place and I will go again"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "It is hard to find a spot to continue a business discussion over lunch but Lux is perfect. It has nicely spaced tables in a relaxed and upscale but unpretentious atmosphere with the added bonus of good food and service. The Cobb salad is excellent!"
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "The food there was great. My girlfriend and I got a rack of lamb, lap of luxury, Kobe sliders and bison gyoza. Everything was cooked to perfection... Way too much to eat as the server suggested but we wanted to try out a few things. Rack of lamb and Kobe sliders are recommended."
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "We always have a great time at Lux. This was no different. We were well taken care of, the food was delicious and we went away very happy!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "This was our first time at Lux and it didn't disappoint. The only minor things were the calamari was undercooked, and although it was not her fault by any means we did have a very new server and it showed. On another not order the lap of Luxury if you have two hungry people although in reality it could feed four. Simply amazing is all I can say, but ensure you have a large table to accommodate this platter as we had to move to a new table just to fit it. We can't wait to go back and order the lap of luxury with that delicious lobster Mac and cheese and the beef is on point. Cheers"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Food was simply great. The service was lacking, however. My girlfriend and I arrived 10min early for our 7:00pm Valentines reservation and were seated promptly by the host. After 15 minutes we were finally asked for our drink orders, and ordered a bottle of white wine. Our wine arrived, 35min later minus a wine cooler, our food orders were then taken. (Which didn't show up for another 30min, supposedly the "porter forgot it"). Appetizers came - We got the onion rings (usually a side) and kobe sliders. The sliders were nice, however lacking chipotle mayo. Onion rings were a must try. We shared a ceasar salad as a starter, it was salty, however a large serving. I ordered the 12oz ribeye, and my girlfriend the surf and turf. Outstanding."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "My wife and I went to LUX for Valentine's Day and had an excellent experience. It was quieter than expected, which was nice, but the service was a bit slow considering how empty the restaurant was when we first arrived. That said, the servers were all helpful and on top of their game, they were just a bit slow to get to us when we needed them. The food was excellent. The only complaint is that the brussels sprouts side dish came with more corn than brussels sprouts (which I thought strange, given how inexpensive brussels sprouts are). I'd have preferred more brussels sprouts and less corn, but in the end this is a minor quibble. I'd definitely recommend LUX. It's pricey, even by Edmonton's usual steakhouse standards, but well worth it."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The service for a higher end restaurant was not very good. Took a long time for our food to arrive, I don't think that I'd go back for a long time."
    Dined on 2/7/2014