Redwater Rustic Grille - Northwest
Redwater Rustic Grille - Northwest
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Redwater Rustic Grille - Northwest

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.redwatergrille.com/
  • Phone: 4032200222
  • 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: Eric Mah
  • 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
  • Private Party Facilities: We have an elegant but cozy private dinning room located on the lower floor of the restaurant. We’d be pleased to accommodate 18 for dinner or 30 for cocktails in this space. We can also accommodate large parties on the main floor in our lounge area or dining room area, which are both available for full private bookings.
  • Private Party Contact: Kristi Collins 4032200222

Getting there

  • Parking: Private 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. Please note hats are not permitted and we do not have highchairs/booster seats or children's menus.
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Redwater Rustic Grille - Northwest reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Another excellent meal with
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/5/2012
    Another excellent meal with fantastic service. I'll come back often!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good for the price
    clonedmilkmen
    Dined on 11/2/2012
    The food was salty. It really struck me a few hours after the meal how salty it really was. My steak was cooked perfectly. The brandy green pepper sauce was a real treat. The accompaniments with the steak were wonderful. I had low expectations for broccoli and mashed potatoes, but the kitchen staff made them interesting and wonderful. The décor is nice. We didn't feel crowded or out of place even though our seat was in the middle of the room. The wine list is long, and the staff are quite helpful with it. I wish they offered a higher end flight of reds. We had a bottle of Cedar Creek Platinum Meritage 2007. Importantly, they decanted it which made a difference.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Personally I like to entertain
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/1/2012
    Personally I like to entertain Clients and find it a good place except I don't find it uncomfortable sitting in the table for two.If you have some paperwork ,it not the the place to display.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing service! My daughter
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/27/2012
    Amazing service! My daughter was having her sweet sixteen and they made her, and the entire table, feel very special. Even brought her a piece of cake with a candle. Would definitely recommend Redwater to others.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The sommelier was a little
    Trevor
    Dined on 10/26/2012
    The sommelier was a little annoying... but aren't they all.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Red Water did an excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/25/2012
    Red Water did an excellent job of making our anniversary special, especially with the complimentary champagne. The food was excellent, the service was outstanding and I am beyond satisfied with our evening. Will definitely return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • I'm getting a little bored
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/22/2012
    I'm getting a little bored with Redwater's menu. The specials seem a lot like the regular menu items. The restaurant was very noisy, our table was drafty and the service was very slow.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My chicken was good, but we
    twodiners
    Dined on 10/21/2012
    My chicken was good, but we had to ask for drink refills, and we were not overly impressed with the waiter...he seemed rather flustered and more interested in waiting on the other tables than ours for some reason...took a long time to give our drink orders and then for them to come. The restaurant was not that busy, but he seemed to be overwhelmed!
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  • Ok but other places for price
    Norm
    Dined on 10/20/2012
    A bit of a disappointing visit recently with the family. While the service was friendly and efficient with well appointed staff, the food has notably declined over the years. From the slightly dry bread (nice herb butter) to the flavourful but not creamy risotto to the properly grilled but thin somewhat stringy strip loin, it's a step down from the corporate generic but consistent food of the neighboring Keg. And it's a bit of a fall compared to nearby Notables, it's twin restaurant in the south, it's sister Vintage Chophouse and even it's own food of a few years back. I missed the dense beefy flavour of the thick cut, reduction glazed bison rib eye that is no longer on the menu. At least the salads remain pretty good.
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  • Redwater is always a great
    SurprisedVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2012
    Redwater is always a great place to eat! The food is always good and the server was fantastic!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was excellent and the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/13/2012
    Food was excellent and the staff really make the evening!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We enjoyed the food a lot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/13/2012
    We enjoyed the food a lot but had a bit of an issue about the amount of salt in the meat sauces. Two of our diners have blood pressure issues so the saltiness of this sauce wasn't good for them. One other thing - I ordered the pasta dish (don't recall the name??) that was supposed to have 'prawns' in it but what I got was more like smallish shrimp and then only five in the whole dish?!? Overall though the meal, service, wine etc. was a hit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Despite making reservations
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/12/2012
    Despite making reservations we were made to wait for thirty minutes. The menu was confusing and despite the recommendations of our server, we were still confused. The appetizers were vey good and that's abut it. The price was outrageous. And not interested in going back.
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  • One of the best in my list!
    Greg
    Dined on 10/12/2012
    This has been one of my favorite dining experiences of all time! The food was amazing, and the service was awesome. We made reservations for our 8 yr wedding anniversary (having never heard of the place but some good reviews), and it was perfect! I would recommend this restaurant to anyone, as long as you don't mind a small amount of noise (it was very busy, but still really pleasent).
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • NOT GOOD !!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/7/2012
    This was not a good experience. We were a party of 4. Myself,my husband,my son and 83 year old father. The food was not good. My husband and son said their steaks were ok,but the salmon myself and father had was not. The portions of salmon were very small. The carrots so hard you could not pierce them with a fork. The asperagus was very dry and stringy. My father sent the carrots back to be cooked more,but did not receive them back before he finished his very scimpy meal. The so called mile high pie had undercooked topping and dry and tastless lemon tart. This was a much looked forward to get together, and we left very disapointed. I was going to say something when we were there, but my father didn't want to make a fuss. We will not be back
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • over priced
    haggi43
    Dined on 10/6/2012
    while the food was good the amount for the money was a bit disappointing i am of the old style i do not go for the food to look like a work of art arranged on big plate and the carrots are hardly cooked (that works for rabbits) 5 small potatoes and a piece of salmon (3inx3in) not worth the cash??
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very friendly and attentive
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/5/2012
    Very friendly and attentive service which is always appreciated.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Duck confit salad without
    CHILDS88
    Dined on 10/5/2012
    Duck confit salad without the .they ran out.have 2small tasteless shrimp tails instead on a bed oflettuce. BBC
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First class all the way. My
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/29/2012
    First class all the way. My family always wants to go here for a special occasion. Great food and friendly staff!!!!!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Neighbourhood Gem
    Tansay
    Dined on 9/27/2012
    Ladies night out and had a nice time at the Redwater Grill. It's walking distance from home for us both so we didn't have to worry about a second glass of wine. We split an the crab cakes as our appetizer and that was lovely. Our main courses -- hers a spinach salad with chicken (even the half was huge!) and my half order of chicken pappardelle were also very tasty. At first sight I thought I'd made a mistake by ordering the small pasta plate, however the richness of the dish meant that a half order was just perfect. The waiter and hostess were attentive and professional. We'be both been to the restaurant before and will undoubtedly go again. The menu is varied and tasty and the serving staff consistently professional.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My wife and I had a quiet
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/24/2012
    My wife and I had a quiet lunch. Superb salads. Very good service. Well-priced. It could not have been better.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent service and amazing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/22/2012
    Excellent service and amazing food! Everything from the crab cakes at the start, to the grilled shrimp ans scallops was made to perfection. The chocolate soufflé was unbelievable and is recommended to anyone who goes there. Excellent signature drink menu.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • My husband had tomato salad,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/22/2012
    My husband had tomato salad, steak w/mango lime sauce and potatoes & carrots, and lemon meringue pie and I had the tuna salad, steak w/maple ancho sauce with beets & broccolini and 2 orders of the dark chocolate souffle. I have extremely high expectations when dining out as I eat very cleanly & consider myself an adventurous cook and baker. The food had a couple disappointments (I prefer no disappointments when paying $170 for a meal)- the tuna salad was drenched in dressing and had barely visible pieces of avocado, jicama and the other ingredients which are the the reason I ordered it and the mashed potatoes were very bland. That said, I ordered two helpings of the dark chocolate souffle, which was divine. Service was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Overall quite good - portions
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/21/2012
    Overall quite good - portions are on the small size so if you are a large eater, you may want to ensure you have an appetizer or salad. Prices are above "family dining" level but not bad. Food was tasty, service was excellent. A good experience!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The restaurant is clean, great
    Tweety
    Dined on 9/21/2012
    The restaurant is clean, great interior & setting. Food was perfect. Steaks melt in your mouth!
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I'm not sure what it is but
    culinaryoVIP
    Dined on 9/21/2012
    I'm not sure what it is but Redwater seems to have a salad problem. No matter which location I go to I get "mungy" wilted salad. Do I just have bad salad karma or has anyone else had this issue??
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My guest and I had a lot of
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/20/2012
    My guest and I had a lot of catching-up to do,, great place to talk and our server sensed we would take some time. We ordered two different salads for a light lunch and they were both terrific.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Redwater has been a favourite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/19/2012
    Redwater has been a favourite for many years and we are always impressed by the good service; however, this time our waitress was less than attentive and needed to be asked several times for drink orders, dessert menus, etc. It was disappointing as this was a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/17/2012
    Five of us went for a weekday business lunch, expecting good food and to be out in an hour. It took over 50 minutes for the food to arrive and the waitress was rarely available. One of the group had a very over cooked burger but otherwise the food was reasonable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We are frequent patrons of
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/15/2012
    We are frequent patrons of the Redwater Grill and have always had spectacular food and service. This is my first experience to have my meal not cooked to what I had ordered. I did explain this to the server and they did offer to take the meal back to have redone to my liking but we did not have time for this as we were having to go to another engagement that evening nor did I want to sit there while the other person I was having dinner with ate while I waited for my meal. We were offered a free desert which was kind, however, not the equivalent of the expensive cut of meat that I had ordered. So as I said it was the first and a very rare occurance that I have had with dining here. I will return I just think that it was a hiccup.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Parking is a real problem.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/14/2012
    Parking is a real problem. Steaks arrived very quickly and were over cooked. Felt very rushed, in and out in less than an hour. Seating location was poor, had a view of the arriving parties which was very distracting. Previous visits were much better so willing to try again.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Went to the restaurant to
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/14/2012
    Went to the restaurant to celebrate a team members promotion. As this was a work event we could not have alcohol. We really appreciated that there was a list of virgin drinks beyond pop/coffee available.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My experience this time around
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/7/2012
    My experience this time around was great. The server was friendly unlike the lastt time I was there with a group of colleagues. Food is always good
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food was excellent and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/6/2012
    The food was excellent and the service very good and attentive. Will be back again :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Went for dinner with friends.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/6/2012
    Went for dinner with friends. Service was good, food was good although our salad were missing the Parmesan cheese. When we mentioned it to the server she promptly returned with some and mentioned that the person on the salad line was new. My initial glass of red wine was off - the bottle had been open for a while. The server returned with a new bottle without any debate. Overall a nice experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food was excellent including
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/3/2012
    The food was excellent including appetizers; the dessert a big small for the price but just as well. The service and the waitress were excellent.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Slow and disappointing service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/1/2012
    Slow and disappointing service. Food was okay but forgettable. Would not return.
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  • A dining treat
    2happydiners
    Dined on 9/1/2012
    Our evening was an anniversary celebration, and we were presented complimentary glasses of sparkling wine to begin. We enjoy coming to this restaurant for the food and pleasant atmosphere. My wife loved her Shrimp and scallops entree, and I thoroughly enjoyed my ribeye steak. Cooked to perfection. Our server Jody was very attentive and helpful. All in all, an extremely enjoyable dining experience. We live in the area and it's a pleasure to have a nearby fine dining establishment for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food very good and the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/1/2012
    The food very good and the service was also. A nice atmosphere for a birthday.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My second time to Red Water
    Allsweetness
    Dined on 8/31/2012
    My second time to Red Water Grille and the food was exceptionally good and love how accommodating they are to gluten free diets.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate