Redwater Rustic Grille - Northwest
Redwater Rustic Grille - Northwest

Redwater Rustic Grille - Northwest

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.redwatergrille.com/
  • Phone: (403) 220-0222
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 5:00pm;
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental, Californian
  • Executive Chef: Victor Munoz
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: There is plenty of complimentary parking surrounding the building, however please remember to get your complimentary 3 hour free ticket from one of the lot dispensers.
A word from Redwater Rustic Grille - Northwest
At Redwater Rustic Grille we’ve combined a dining atmosphere on par with the best restaurants of Calgary’s downtown core, with the convenience of an ideal location beside the Foothills Hospital in NW Calgary. The restaurant's décor and design complement the vibrancy and freshness of the food, making Redwater’s beautifully illuminated space one of the city's hottest dining destinations. Burnished cherry wood, soft lighting and large red club chairs in the centre of the room create an ambiance of casual refinement. Servers are warmly professional and their enthusiasm for great food and wine is infectious. This northwest neighborhood gem is also the proud recipient of the 2008 Wine Spectator award. Dress is smart casual.
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Redwater Rustic Grille - Northwest reviews from OpenTable diners
96 reviews since July 25, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4.1
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (43)neighborhood gem (39)fit for foodies (29)romantic (27)good for groups (27)great for lunch (25)notable wine list (24)late-night find (9)great for brunch (7)kid-friendly (5)hot spot (3)great for outdoor dining (2)Show More
  • Delicious place to go with friends
    Chris
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    My wife and another couple went out to celebrate a birthday. We had a wonderful time. The staff were very pleasant and helpful - always friendly and stopped by the right amount. Our food was excellent - we started with a variety of appetizers (all delicious) and then had entrees (again, great). I was also impressed with their selection of craft beers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our server and food were awesome.
    Michelle
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    Three of went for dinner and it was great. Our server was very attentive but understanding that we were taking a while to decide because we were socializing. Our glasses were always filled and the food was wonderful.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great place
    boomboom
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    food was great also the waiters were very good. lots of parking. the wine selection was good and ours was great. Only downside is that this is not a place for people in wheel chairs.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Daddee
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    We always enjoy going to Redwater as it is consistently exceptional.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Redwater Stadium Real Good
    Strike3
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    Redwater is a favorite of ours and the Stadium location is the best of all Calgary locations -- always very good. The Aspen location we have tried a number of times and it's now Strike 3 -- it is completely out as far as we are concerned and will not consider going back until they make some big changes.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dependable and comfortable
    ABTravel
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    Friends dining before a show. Our waiter was efficient and fun - service was excellent. The entree was excellent. The green beans were raw - not al dente - raw. I asked to have them cooked a little more, received a new batch and they were also raw. Waiter offered alternate but my meal was done by then. Dessert was superb. Have been before and we would definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • loveagoodrestauant
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    We made a reservation online and received a confirmation call from the Restaurant the day of- which I appreciated. We were seated immediately and the server came over right away. He was new but very friendly and efficient. He tended to us thoughtfully throughout the night- checking in on a regular basis but not being intrusive. The food was excellent - 2 Tenderloin entrées and a Beet/ Goat cheese salad. Very tasty and cooked to how we ordered.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loud
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Great food, great service. Noisy. When I made the reservation, I asked for a table with more privacy if possible and stated it was my fiancé's birthday. When we arrived we were seated at a table that was in a high traffic area. I looked around and saw many other tables that would have been much nicer, and more romantic. Nothing was mentioned about my fiancés birthday at all. We decided to have our desert at quieter restaurant with a more romantic table.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Services was great but they had run out of too many items on menu (all Flatbreads and a Pasta)...so it depleted options on an already limited menu. Otherwise a decent evening.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always Delicious
    AnneualVIP
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    We always enjoy the Redwater Grill. We have been there many times and they have never let us down. Portion sizes are reasonable. I never leave feeling stuffed - but always feel satisfied. Keep up the good work!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sport
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    A ver nice place place to relax and enjoy a very good meal.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Last minute reservation
    Makumiya
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Got a last minute reservation, not our first choice but this location provided good service and ok food
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food and quiet
    LJoanne
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    We enjoyed our evening at this restaurant. The atmosphere is cosy and quiet. Finally a place where you can have a decent conversation. The server was knowledgable but we were ignored for quite awhile before anyone came to our table. The menu is varied, wine list excellent as is the food. The tomato and corn soup and romaine salad are the best ever. Our guests each had steak, tender and cooked to perfection. My husband chose the lamb shank and I had the short rib, both very tasty but with a bit too much fat. The toffee dessert was good but it was lost in the whipped cream. We all liked this restaurnat and will return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good!
    twodiners
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Need I say more...it was a good experience! The food was all good that the four of us had and just great to have such a local restaurant! Hope it stays when the who mall goes under construction!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • diner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    It was my first time there. I was very impressed with food and service was awesome
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food and Service
    RedheadVIP
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    my friend and I met for lunch and everything was great. I had not been to this location before but would go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • David
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We liked the size of the menu. Food and service were great. Wine prices pretty high, especially by the glass.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It was Ok
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The food was alright. There was limited choice for children on the kids menu. The service was poor to say the least. The most attention we received from our waitress was when we were paying the bill. It will not be a place that we return to.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always good for lunch
    NearAndFarVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Close to Foothills Hospital, Redwater Rustic Grille NW does a great job of filling in a need for restaurants in this area. We always bring guests here for a lovely lunch experience.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Get the carrot cake! with pistachio ice cream. It was fantastic.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • HaP3aM3a1
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Enjoyed our dinner. The server was helpful and the meal was served in a timely manner. Portion sizes were just right
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not Impressed
    LunchGuy
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    I have been to this place several times in the past with a good experience. However it has gone way downhill, food that is at best OK and service that is not even close to ok. For the prices they charge they need to kick it up more than just a couple of notches.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not good
    Cymru
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    The three of us ordered our meals. Mine came and it was good. The other two meals were cold and dry and were sent back . To be fair they were replaced - but 30 minutes later by which time my meal was finished !!! The compensation of a "free" desert as just not appropriate . Once the two meals were taken away my meal should have also been removed and replaced and all three meals returned to our table at the same time . The evening was spoiled .
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding
    Lovefood
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    My husband and I had a lovely dinner on a Wednesday night. Although we were first seated by a large group just standing having drinks I asked to be moved away from the group. We ended up by the bar/lounge...it was perfect. The yam fries were outstanding...yes hot and crispy! The steaks were perfect! Thank-you for a wonderful evening...even the feature bottle of red wine was very yummy. Oh yes, share the huge carrot cake with the dome one you love
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Food, Ambience and Service
    hungryfish
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Excellent service, good ambience, and very nice food. I was entertaining an out of town guest, with a group of local friends. We enjoyed ourselves very much. It's nice have a place with good food, comfortable booths and good service so close to the university.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anniversary dinner
    2happydiners
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    Redwater (Stadium location) remains one of our favourite restaurants for occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, or simply just to celebrate a night out. We enjoy the quality of the food at Redwater and appreciate the presentation and overall ambience of the restaurant. On our last visit on Sept. 1 our server, Cally, was cheerful, attentive and helpful throughout our meal. A pleasant dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    Took my brother and sister to lunch for their birthdays. The food was great and the service was fantastic!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very bad waitress
    DiningoutisfunVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We have been going to Redwater for years and have always had great food/service, so we will be back, however.This past Friday we made reservations for date night and our waitress was terrible. She interrupted us in mid-sentence at least 3 times.When our food came with the wrong sides and the sauce on my steak, we mentioned that the sides were wrong and she started to take the plates away.My husband asked if the sauce was correct, as I always order the same sauce, and she snapped that it was correct. She returned the plates with the sides corrected and the wrong sauce which I ate. She sort of threw the bill onto our table, and then came back once I had put my card down and wanted to know if she needed to wait for my husband to pay.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • First Timer
    thecodfather
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Took a girl here on a first date, normally I wouldn't go somewhere so pricey for that occasion but I've always wanted to try Red Water. Server was great, wish I could remember her name. Food was exceptional - ordered the crab cakes to start and the short rib ragu. Best pasta I've ever had. Good ambiance and decent prices for the quality of food you're receiving.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Very good food, a little expensive., a good ambiance. It was busy for a Wednesday night with several large groups that affected theservice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 5 star
    calgarybarry
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Excellent evening out! The service was great and the food was superb. Lots of free parking
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of our favorites!
    StaceNAndy
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    We showed up and the initial reception was warm and friendly. Had a couple drinks, and my wife says the Caesars are the best - I had a Lemonaid, no canned stuff house made and awesome. I started with a chicken taco appy, my wife had the crab cakes and was raving about them, I usually don't like them but these were good - not overly fishy. My main was the braised boneless short rib over veggies and a side of mushrooms. The meat was soft and delicious packed with flavor - it came with a side of compound butter - totally not needed, I tried it and just shoved it aside. The mushrooms were warm and earthy, not overcooked or mushy - again usually I'm not a fan of them but these were outstanding... The bill was very reasonable, and we'll be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful evening
    Cprudcalg
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    We celebrated a special occasion and found it to be gluten-friendly with attentive service and great food. The glassware was beautifully polished (a detail I always notice). The main entrees were a bit pricey, but I felt that I certainly received the quality I paid for.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointing
    Kitty
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    My experience here was very underwhelming. Our waitress was disinterested, pushed my friend to have her soup before her entree when she had requested to have them together. Waitress also paid no attention to us after our main courses has been brought to the table. We had to physically get her to come to us. We ordered coffee and dessert. Expresso machine not working. Then we were waiting forever for dessert and when it came it was the wrong one. Waitress dismissed it and said she was sure we had ordered what had come. No apologies. Food was mediocre at best. The spices in the dish I had were not balanced and I my mouth was on fire. Nothing in the description of dish mentioned that kind of 'hot' spice. I would not recommend going here.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • NonDiningConnoisseur
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    I have been here quite a number of times for lunch as it is convenient to work. Previous times had some timing issues with food being served within the hour. This occasion it was quick, service was attentive and food tasted great.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • As always awesome
    Snacker15
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    The food and wine were awesome. I met a friend for a meal and to catch up on what was going on in our lives. The room was comfortable and allowed us to sit and chat for a good long time.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pickerel
    Salut
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Having fresh pickerel as the current catch made the difference. Pickerel is such a delicate fish it could have been less highly spiced, but it was still a delicious treat. Desserts were good-sized as well as very tasty.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great restaurant to dine out
    love2dine
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    it is a great restaurant to dine out and have great pepole working over there. Restaurant need a person to answer the phone when we make a reservation. I don't have a problem to go on line and book myself but old people are not familiar with computer and if you don't reply back for reservation they will go somewere else.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • service
    diner
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Our waiter, Nick, was excellent. Very attentive and professional. Knew the menu and was able to make excellent suggestions when asked. Very personable. Made the evening fun! Thank you Nick for the great service!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Before the Stampeders game
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Service was upbeat and timely. Gave us time to talk, enjoy wine and food before the football. All of thought it was a perfect place, noise level energetic but too loud. The seafood fetticini was a hit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic