Tom Goodchild's Moose Factory
Tom Goodchild's Moose Factory

Tom Goodchild's Moose Factory

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.themoosefactory.ca/
  • Phone: (780) 437-5616
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dining

    Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Friday - Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
    Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

    Lounge
    Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
    Friday - Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
    Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

    Lounge Happy Hour
    Daily 3:30pm-6:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Burgers, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Rajesh Maheshwaran
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We have private rooms from 4-120 people.
    Call Tom Goodchild's Moose Factory Restaurant and ask for a manager (780)-437-5616

  • Entertainment: Tableside Cooking reserve in advance.
  • Special Events: By joining us one week before or one week after the special guest’s birth date you will receive $25.00 off your guest cheque for dinner or $15.00 off during lunch. 4 or more regular priced entrees must be purchased.

    The Sawmill Loyalty Program was designed to show you, the customer, our appreciation for your loyal patronage. Membership is free!
    The Sawmill Loyalty Card has two accounts; a Sawmill Point account and a Sawmill Dollar account. The Sawmill will issue 1 point for every dollar spent. When your account reaches 500 points, 500 points will be debited from the Sawmill Points account and $25 Sawmill Dollars will be credited to the Sawmill$ Earned Account. These Sawmill Dollars can be used to pay for food, beverage and merchandise on future bills at any Sawmill Location.

Getting there

  • Public Transit: #6, #80
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We have ample parking.
A word from Tom Goodchild's Moose Factory
We are Alberta's largest and most beautiful steak house. Tom Goodchild's Moose Factory stretches over 20,000 square feet with a seating capacity of over 700 dining room, lounge, banquet room, and patio combined.
This location has built its reputation on the Sawmill formula. Serving over half a dozen different cuts and sizes of "AAA" Alberta beef one can't go wrong ordering any one style. The Moose Factory has become known for many unique qualities like it's luncheon buffet Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. which attracts the busy luncheon crowd with dozens of salads and an array of hot items to choose from daily.

Private dining rooms, banquet rooms, 40-foot ceilings, outside patio bar and grill, Tom Goodchild's Moose Factory will have a place for you any day of the week. Come to experience the ambiance and enjoy the entertainment of a classic tableside Caesar or Chateaubriand.


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Tom Goodchild's Moose Factory reviews from OpenTable diners
95 reviews since July 24, 2014
Overall Rating3.8
  • Food3.7
    Service3.8
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
81% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (46)special occasion (46)romantic (28)great for brunch (24)great for lunch (19)fit for foodies (18)neighborhood gem (13)notable wine list (13)kid-friendly (12)hot spot (8)late-night find (5)great for outdoor dining (3)vibrant bar scene (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Special Occasion Gem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/19/2014
    I have gone to the "Moose Factory" many times in my 7 years in Edmonton. I have enjoyed every trip and savored every meal. From a small group to larger group, the Moose Factory can accommodate it.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Christmas Buffet
    Tudorose
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    We were there for the first night of the Christmas Buffett. It was very enjoyable, with a wide range of food choices which were very tasty. Don't skip the dessert which was also excellent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place to eat!
    Beaumont
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    I would recommend this to anyone, great food and good service. Will return :) Little pricey on some items but well worth it
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • vdog
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    food wasn't hot on the buffet, some was dried out including their roast beef. ham was delicious though as too their beef stew.We chose this restaurant as we had always had good experiences, but not this time.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sunday Brunch
    Jan10birthday
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    My group thoroughly enjoyed our brunch, Food very good and service excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Moose Factory
    Michelle
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Great service. Buffet had lots of choices. The food was good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently good
    EatYEG
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    One of my favourite restaurants for I know I will always be pleased with my dining experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant environment
    Watty84
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Made a reservation for 14 and only half our party showed. The staff was still very pleasant even with half the people. Our waiter, Parker, was superb. The food was pretty average, but there was a great drink menu. The ambiance was perfect. No loud music and the restaurant is split into small sections so almost everywhere you sit is private seating. We were a little loud but the staff didn't say a thing. If anything the staff was joining in on the fun. The only complaint I could possibly make is there was pretty poor presentation when ordering steak. You have to buy your sides separately and they bring your stand alone steak out on a plain white plate. I like a little panache and presentation when I buy a $40 steak but there really was none
    Special Features:
    late-night find, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wow!
    luvgoodfood
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    My husband and I had only been here before for his work Christmas party in the banquet room, so this was our first time in the restaurant. It was absolutely fantastic. The food, service, and ambience was terrific. We both had the top sirloin steak and it was cooked perfectly. We also had the fruit flambe for dessert and it was so good. A nice treat that we had never had at any restaurant before. We will definitely be going back.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food
    MichelleVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    I chose to entertain out of town guests at the restaurant and the selection of drinks and food amazed them and all items ordered exceeded their expectations. One guest ordered the reuben sandwich that she craved and her remark was that it was the best she had ever had. Service was outstanding as well. You will never be disappointed dining here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Good Lunch Buffet
    Terry
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    The lunch buffet offered a great selection of salads and soups, followed by a large number of hot entrees, including beef, fish, pork, and chicken dishes. The day we were there, they were carving roast turkey and baron of beef as well. The desert selection is more than adequate. Service was prompt, friendly, and professional, while not being over-bearing. A great place to dine at a good value.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Satisfied
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    We have been to the Moose Factory many times and have never been disappointed. We very often order steak and they are, without fail, done just the way we like them. We love their Monday and Wednesday specials. Also our waitress was very accommodating.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bad service
    Bday
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    I booked this dinning for my birthday. I was seated beside the buffet beside the pork. I am Muslim and it was uncomfortable for my guests. When I asked to get moved I was moved to the lounge. Why would I book a reservation for my 30 th birthday to seat in the lounge. Manager never even went out of his way for us
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Buffet not as good as it used to be
    Shiny
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    A couple of years ago, the Thanksgiving buffet was outstanding. I was disappointed with it this year. I won't be back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful Buffet
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    We went for the Thanksgiving Buffet and it exceeded my expectations! The desserts were delicious! Great service and friendly staff!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • disappointed
    Disappointed
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Slow service, wrong wine delivered open, steak cooked wrong. Usually very happy with restaurant so disappointed
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great for sunday brunch
    judithVIP
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    we go here for sunday brunch on occasion and the family always enjoys it. the food and service are always consistently good
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Getting what you paid for...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    The server did not know enough about the specifics of the menu items. You have dishes that are labelled gluten free, like the Halibut, but its served with a pasta that is NOT gluten free, so how can you call this dish gluten free?? Why can you not get any pasta of the pasta dishes as gluten free? Where are the vegetarian dishes that your vegetarian friendly stamp implies? Not just salads and appetizers! Why cant people with food intollerances to certain meats substitute a different meat on your specials and combination plates? Why are your steaks not served with anything, and you make people pay for the sides they want? The rib eye was not worth almost $30 all by itself, and was supposed to be medium, but was very definately mostly rare.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Keep returning
    Gr82visir
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    From my first visit this has been a favourite of mine and being in my part of town it is an easy choice for a place that serves excellent food with a décor that has some class. Staff are friendly, only hitch was, like many restaurants, we finally had to ask for the bill some time after we were obviously finished. Party across the divider from us was rather noisy but not enough to disturb us and they were obviously enjoying their visit.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • D1sappointed
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    No a good experience. Sat us close to door. Did not take coats. Service was hard to find. Had menues in our laps wile eating appetizer. It was suppose to be a special evening for my moms 85 the birthday. Server could have cared less. And charged for her meal. Even though they say that birthday guest is free. The food was cold. My steak was well well done. They didn't explain that the only thing on the plate would be steak. Potatoe came on another plate. No garnish. Was not going to complain there because it would make my mom very uncomfortable. Was very disappointed. Will not be going back any time soon.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent
    Sher
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    The feature meals are great deal! Steak and Lobster was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Looking for Gluten free Dining
    ladybirdsonawire
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    I did a search through Open Table and Urbanspoon for gluten free menus and Tom Goodchild's Moose factory was one of the options. My dinner companion was pleased by the array of GF items because some were faves that had been modified. Must try: the GF cheesecake was delicious! I personally enjoyed the dining room ambience and felt the noise level was barely noticeable. The wine list was better than expected and by the glass options were numerous. Overall, this is a restaurant where one could go with anyone (date, spouse, friend, business associate, family) and expect every one to find a pleasing meal and enjoyable restaurant experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious
    matt
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    A delightful way to spend our Friday night. Had a fantastic evening with great food and fantastic service.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • There's food here
    Disgruntledpatron
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Keeping this simple. For the price you pay for your meal, EVERYTHING should be included it is not. The meat was price, each side dish (garlic mashed, fries, vegetables) was extra. Dessert was good, I'll admit that but I will not be going back again. i still prefer either the Keg, or their other restaurant the Sawmill. At least there you get more food
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dull
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    I was very disappointed with the choice of food, the roast beef was practically raw and vey tough, a few people complained about it whilst I was there. Service good though.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great brunch
    nknightsVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Great service and amazing food happy we finally have sawmill restaurant in grande Parire
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Staff was excellent with their service throughout evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We had the buffet and found the food to be average. The salmon was way over cooked.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not2good
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    The food was okay. Meat was very rare and unable to even eat. A pretty good assortment of food, however not too fresh. Cinnamon buns very dry, soup salty, overall I don't think I would return for the price.
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Very nice experience
    AuntieS
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Food and service was very good. Each of us had a different entrée and found all to be delicious. Service anticipatory and non-intrusive. We went early (5:30) so there would be a minimum of noise as one of our party wears a hearing aid.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Date
    WinterKnight
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    The place is a good date place and good for a decent meal. Have been there several times and it is good for all occasions. Been there with family and friends.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fresh or Frozen?
    lovelobster
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    My boyfriend took me here for my birthday dinner for steak & lobster. I expected better quality. Lobster was flavorless and rubbery. Seems like it was previously frozen. Steak was alright, thank goodness for their famous Sawmill sesame sauce. I never add salt to my meals after they are prepared, and this one called for some seasoning. The only reason for me to visit Moose Factory again is the brunch buffet and even then it's quite pricey. There's only one place that perfects steak & lobster and I'll continue to be loyal to them. However, the service was fantastic. Our server was so friendl, easygoing and had a great sense of humour. The amount of times she stopped by were just right. She definitely made the experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The food was great! No complaints!
    Mooseman
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We had our wedding reception here and received a $75 off so we came back for our first anniversary. The food and service was just as great as I remembered.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent as always
    Doubles
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The lunch buffet never disappoints. Always a great selection of food for all.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great family restaurant
    Familyoriented
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We are a family of eight including a small baby celebrating a birthday at noon on a Saturday. We had a very nice lunch with some taking brunch options (steak Benedict!). The food was excellent. The restaurant was quiet and not very busy.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Decline In Quality
    luvnlife
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    It has been a year since I ate hear, and I noticed some small changes in the steaks available. They used to have a 20 oz filet which is now a 16 oz filet for more money. The price wouldn't be an issue, however I ordered the 16 oz filet and the quality, taste, and value has declined significantly. The steak wasn't bad, however I ordered medium rare (more rare than medium) and the steak was cooked medium well on the outside and medium in the center. Would I go back again - probably not, as there are other steak places that serve to notch steaks.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • tables and chairs
    birthdaygals
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Although I can appreciate the idea of a wingback chair for dining, and it was comfortable, it was nearly impossible to move forward to the table so we could eat and they were too low, unless you are over 6'. The service was good and staff friendly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outstanding
    mybabsyVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    We brought my father here while my mother was out of town. We sat by the fire place and had a totally great night. Great food, excellent waitress, and lots of laughs. Thanks to everyone involved in our great dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice
    Kevroo
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Our anniversary dinner was a hit, will be returning.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Celebration lovely-service not much
    pennylane
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Great food, thanks to staff 4 accomm. our special needs for our family celebration. Did not find the service during the dinner on par with what we would have expected for this restaurant, espec. considering we were serving ourselves at the buffet. Little attention given to refilling water or drinks. Two drinks wrong on initial order...one drink order fixed and complimentary drink provided as a result. The other not. We had to remove our own plates from table as needed yet when my MIL was giving her thank you to all the family for attending their 60th anniversary dinner, the waiter chose that time to come and remove dirty dishes, interrupting her thank you. Not very intuitive at all. Offered coffee when everyone still eating, never again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.