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About Canteen - Edmonton
A restaurant on 124th street from those that brought you the Red Ox Inn.
Edmonton, AB T5N 1R9
Comfort Food, Contemporary American, Fusion / Eclectic
Hours of Operation:
Dinner Tuesday - Sunday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Open for Brunch Saturday & Sunday 10:00am- 2:00pm
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Canteen - Edmonton Ratings and Reviews
After we were seated, it took at least 10 mins before anyone came to us with water or menus. I ordered the prosecco drink and my boyfriend had the Marty (beer with sweet bacon). My drink arrived first. It took about another 5 mins before my boyfriend got his drink. It would've been nice to have the drinks arrive at the same time as I was waiting to make a toast. I also would've appreciated the server to at least inform us that she was waiting for the bacon from the kitchen (I'm guessing this was the reason for the delay) rather than wonder if they forgot about the beer. At least the food came out quickly. The food was good but I was expecting more based on the reviews I read and the price point. I really do appreciate that they will take brunch reservations and they serve ace coffee. The service was OK - Nothing spectacular. I might come back to try dinner, but I'll go somewhere else for brunch considering there are so many options for brunch.
This is a go-to brunch spot for me. Recently tried the crispy pork belly (with polenta, Brussels sprouts and caramelized onions) and everything was perfect. Probably the best dish I've tried there. Lemon ricotta pancakes are also a great option... would recommend asking for a bit more syrup.
My wife and I went to this restaurant because we were curious to find out how different it is from Red Oxx Inn. Our appetizer was Chilli Grilled Prawns and it was excellent. Main course was short ribs for me and my wife had BBQ pork ribs. Presentation of both dishes was very good and they tasted very good as well. What was rather dissapointing was the initial presentation of the $50 red wine we ordered. The wine was much too cold, almost felt like it came from the fridge and it took 40 minutes for it to open up and be flavourfull!
The reason for the low score on ambiance, is the fact that the restaurant is very noisy and our table for two was positioned in a way that I was looking into the kitchen and people going to washrooms. Perhaps reorganization of chairs is in order. The washrooms were very nice and clean.
We really enjoyed the restaurant. We parked right outside to door. No issue with the reservation. Table toward the back of the room plenty bug enough.
Started with a cocktail, Moscow mule in a copper cup. Yeah! Starters were the scallops and the deep fried cheese. Both we fantastic in their own way.
Main course was the pork chop special on spatzle and red cabbage. My wife enjoyed then chicken on waffles. Only comment was too much waffle for her.
Noise level was high but I don't think it bothered most of the guests.
Overall a great night out..
Had a great brunch at Canteen. Hubby ordered the chicken and waffles done in a Korean style with pear kimchi. Waffle and chicken were amazing, but wasn't blown away by the combo of the kimchi flavour with the waffle. I had the dutch baby pancake. Really tasty pancake and sausage! There was a lot of rhubarb compote and candied walnuts, which made it quite sweet. But very tasty! Our server was very abrupt and seemed like she wanted us to hurry up, which affected the experience. I had been there before and had an amazing experience. This time wasn't quite as great.
We've been to Canteen a few times, but this is the first time we've been in with our daughter, who is seven months old. The restaurant does not have high chairs, but the staff were very accommodating, adjusting some tables to make room for her to sit in her stroller at the end of the table. The restaurant is quiet enough to talk, but has enough of a din that a "talking" baby won't disturb anyone.
The food was excellent as always.
Service was great!Coffees,teas,drinks and deserts wereally excellent but Chicken and waffles was not good and soggy. I had the lamb shank which was Incredible but the beans in the warm salad were under cooked. My daughter had back ribs and found everything on her plate amazing.
I really enjoy the food at Canteen and the service is usually good, but when the place is full it is very difficult to maintain conversation. The venue is full of hard surfaces that don’t absorb sound, and the long/thin arrangement of the space turns it into an echo chamber.
Went to Canteen on the weekend as we couldn't get into Red Ox. Glad we went haven't been there in a long while and really enjoyed the food. The zucchini fitters were awesome!! My wife's salad had beets and peaches and nectarines, it was delicious. My cod was so moist and tasty! For dessert we shared the passionfruit parfait. Great evening.
Brunch was delicious! Reservations are recommended but I saw some people walk in and waited 10-15 minutes for a table. It's very popular! I've been for dinner and love it but never got a chance to have brunch until now and was not disappointed. Had the veggie option for heuvos ranchos and was very full but managed to eat some ricotta pancakes (so moist!) and the kicker was the special: brioche cinnamon bun...I could've eaten six. Thanks!!
Food excellent, have been before and this is the first time we had poor service. Giving the benefit of the doubt that our server was new or maybe someone called in sick and she was busy. Usually the food and service are excellent. I will go again as the service could have been a one of.....
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