Ayden Kitchen & Bar

4.6
1491 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Comfort Food
Top Chef Canada Winner Dale Mackay and Co-Chef Nathan Guggenheimer welcomes you to Ayden Kitchen and Bar. Ayden Kitchen and Bar offers Canadian Comfort Cuisine and crafted cocktails by mixologist Christopher Cho.
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CD
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Our burgers were under done and we only received 3 little pieces of bread to go with mozzarella appetizer we asked for more and received two more. Everything else was great.

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RD
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food and service. A little noisy- sound seems to bounce around. Not cheap but worth it once in a while.

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J
Saskatoon
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We had a great evening, enjoyed excellent food and great service.

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E
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We had an excellent experience at your restaurant. The food was fabulous and the service was top notch. The waitress we had really went beyond the call of duty. She really knew all the items on the menu and how the food was prepared. Our party of seven were really impressed with her. She described each item in such a fashion that it was very enjoyable to listen to and and made try various menu items. She really enhanced our dining experience. Well done. We will definitely be coming back when we return to Saskatoon

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T
Saskatoon
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and friendly wait staff, will certainly be returning again

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DC
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent place to go. Cozy atmosphere, great people, great food, and great tasting drinks. A little on the expensive side for drinks, but they are very good. I’ll definitely keep this place in my top 5 places to eat in Saskatoon! Thanks again

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F
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Visiting from Vancouver, I always have a great meal at Ayden. The appetizers were especially tasty (asparagus, soft shell crab). We had exceptional service with lots of conversation about food selections, and knowledgeable input on wine selection from our drinks server. This is at a quality of food, ambience and service you encounter in Vancouver or Toronto. Ayden has maintained its high standard and, imo, it is the best restaurant in Saskatoon for a contemporary locally sourced meal.

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s
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Food was too salty and a bit too spiced. The service was very good and it's a nice restaurant.

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DN
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding, start to finish! So impressed with the staff, made us feel so welcome. Food was out promptly, and everything was delicious! We will definitely go back!!

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OT
Saskatoon
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Amazing food and service. Great place for a nice dinner date.

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OT
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always stop at Ayden’s when we are in Stoon. Never disappointed.

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OT
Saskatoon
2 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always. Food was great. Drinks were great. Waitress was great with drink and food menu. everything she suggested was top notch. Will always be back!

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D
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was excellent, complex dishes. Thai chicken wings a must, as well had the pasta, perogies, salad and fiddleheads. All tasted wonderful. My only complaint was that despite the restaurant was not busy we were seated at a little table for two. I felt crowded, which detracts from the experience.

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SJ
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

I found it awkward to be seated at the back of the restaurant with a view of the back staircase and staff entrance when we arrived fairly early with lots of tables available up front. Otherwise food was good, loved seeing bone marrow on the menu.

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E
Saskatoon
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We brought some picky out of province guests to dine at Ayden's and they raved about it during and after the meal. The food was exceptional and the service excellent. Would definitely bring other food snobs here in the future and will likely return for an even more pleasant dining experience on our own.

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D
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

The food was absolutely amazing, great ambiance and layout! The service itself was prompt, but we felt as though the interaction with our server could have been a lot better; didn’t get a warm welcoming vibe.

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FF
Calgary
26 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

I didn’t expect to find high quality food and an interesting menu in Saskatoon! The good part first:
Food was fantastic. Presentation was lovely, and the green beans were the tastiest I’ve ever had!
I don’t usually eat pork, and it was well prepared and flavourful. The blood sausage was a treat and added depth to the meal. I found the appetizer a bit small - 5 asparagus on my plate, however the flavour was great. Now the ‘rest: The server was totally unhelpful for a restaurant of this food caliber: he offered no constructive information to help me choose anything and didn’t have any recommendations!!! The service was very slow, with water taking over 15 minutes to be offered.

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AN
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really nice, bigger when you come it. Cosy seats and a really good menu offering. I took the burger and it was great! Really nice place to enjoy a good dinner with a nice touch in Saskatoon

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AZ
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food exceeded my expectations and the cocktails were also incredible!

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SN
Manitoba
13 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and amazing food!

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MK
Saskatoon
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went there for dinner when we had family in from out of town! Our youngest guest is 9 years old and she loves to watch Dale and Benet on the food network! Dale was unfortunately not there but Benet invited her into the kitchen for a photo and graciously took some time to come and talk to her. Not only did we really enjoy the food but the service and experience was really great!

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JM
Saskatoon
2 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Best dining experience we've had in Saskatoon, absolutely fabulous food, great server (Katy) and also the gentleman who served us the wine. Best ever!

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C
Saskatoon
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food!

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D
Saskatoon
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service, a definite go to for future.

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OT
Saskatoon
2 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a fantastic time. Highly recommend Ayden’s

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TW
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

We were so excited to try this restaurant, but the food fell short of the hype and price. The pork was overcooked and the popcorn shrimp were just deep fried with little flavor. AveNue is much better.

I will say the wait staff was outstanding.

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OT
Saskatoon
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and service!

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SS
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Late supper....real cool vibe. Food was very good, appetizers through main course. Great night.

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SJ
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely. Great food, drinks, and service. Plus, madeleines for the birthdays girl!

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PT
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

An enjoyable meal, with prompt, helpful service, and very good food.

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AB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I was in Saskatoon for a conference in May and visited Ayden Kitchen & Bar three times, each time with a large group, and many other conference goers were in attendance each visit. There was unanimous opinion that this was a fantastic restaurant, with delicious food and knowledgeable servers. Highly recommended!

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D
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

Service was great but the food was disappointing. For the price Ayden charges, I expected the food to be fantastic but it was good at best. I would not recommend it for this reason. There are many restaurants in Saskatoon that are ‘good’ and they charge a fraction of what Ayden does.
If you think you’re something special, you better deliver.

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M
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thanks to Jack at the bar who is a real artiste of mixology it was a whole experience to get a cocktail with his knowledge !! Thanks a lot

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DH
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The service was great and the atmosphere very comfortable. The food was good however although it was awesome to have a "real meat" burger, I would have like more seasoning in the meat...I just found it a little bland. I woukd recommend this restaurant though.

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A
Calgary
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best restaurants I have ever been to.

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PP
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

The food was a bit overpriced for the quality this time. It was served at a temperature that did not stay hot throughout the meal causing the fat to coagulate before it could all be consumed so most of it was taken home and reheated to eat the next day. I expect more from this restaurant.

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RB
Calgary
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The butcher burger was excellent! Would have been 5 stars but the fries were not as crispy and delicious as last time.

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d
Las Vegas
28 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome ambiance, service and food backed by a great wine list. I highly recommend this place

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NM
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a fantastic meal and evening! A wonderful experience everytime I come to Saskatoon!

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FU
Saskatoon
3 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

AMAZING food, the flavours are food quality are outstanding!!

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