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Colours Restaurant - Northlands Park

3.5
303 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Canadian
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  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
Colours Restaurant is the largest tiered restaurant in Western Canada, with 142 tables and 650 individual seats. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a unique VIP racing experience that includes a personal TV at your table and a delicious buffet meal.

To enjoy this special race day experience each guest must pay the cover charge, which includes the race experience, a buffet meal, coffee & tea. No outside food is allowed and only Table Owners have access to our à la carte menu.

Our buffet menu changes weekly. (Please follow the menu link to view our weekly buffet menus)

Buffet Prices
$27.95 for 16+
$25.95 senior price (65+)
$15.95 for children ages 6–15
Free for children age 0–5

Please note:
• GST and gratuity not included
• 18% gratuity is added on to groups of 10 or more
• Northlands Park concession food is not allowed in Colours Restaurant
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Canadian, Contemporary American, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Colours Restaurant is open during live Thoroughbred & Harness Racing

Saturday's & Holiday Mondays : 12pm - 2nd last race
Wednesday's & Friday: 5:30pm - 2nd last race

Please visit our website to view 2017 Harness Racing schedule for racing dates and post times.


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Phone number
(780) 471-3380
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Payment options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Darrell Sopel
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Complementary parking available at Northlands Park, racing and gaming facility.
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Public transit
Located at Stadium station and Rexall Place
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Entertainment
Thoroughbred & Harness live racing.

Please visit our website to view 2017 Harness Racing schedule for racing dates and post times.


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Special events & promotions
Sign up for our Players Club to receive 5% Food Discount in all outlets at Northlands Park Race Track & Casino.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 303 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
3.5based on all time ratings
3.2
food
3.3
service
3.7
ambience
3.5
value
Noise · Moderate
79% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Long lines at the bar. Should have added another bartender.
Not much selection for dessert. Disappointed with the buffet as they did not have a large selection to choose from. For the price it wasn’t worth it.

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

Always a good night here. Food is hit or miss but it's more a preference issue as the buffet changes.

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4.0Dined on December 2, 2017

Watched the horses service was great roasted potatoes over cooked other choices ok. If the track was not here there are better restrant choices for the price

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3.0Dined on September 22, 2017

The food was absolutely great , very good desserts . The only problem that we faced was we were seated at 6:05 PM Never seen a server until 6:40 PM , We requested if there was a server working in our section twice, had no idea how to proceed with the buffet ?finally got to order our drinks at 6:40 PM We had our meal almost completed before server showed up :(

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3.0Dined on September 22, 2017

We enjoyed our dinner and watching th E races. My only complaint was that the food was lukewarm....not hot. It was very tasty and there was lots of choice.

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3.0Dined on September 22, 2017

This is the p;lace for live horse racing. The food was ok overall with great roast beef middle of the road trimmings, good roasted potatoes and cheaper red wine. The waiter had a huge area to cover alone. The service was abysmal but it was not his fault. He tried but serving 10 to 15 tables alone without bus staff is a challenge. Unless you want to watch live horse racing give this place a miss for a dining destination. The $27.95 for a buffet/cafeteria meal was a bit excessive.

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5.0Dined on September 15, 2017

It was my Father's birthday and this was our first time going there as I heard lot's of good things about it. The food was really good, but a bigger selection would be better. If you've never been there, it's a really good experience to check out. The staff were amazing. They're always on top with picking up empty plates and making sure our glasses are full at all times. The table we got was such an awesome view. Can't top that!

They even sang a birthday song and a complimentary cake for my dad. Such a beautiful moment captured.

Will definitely come back again!

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4.0Dined on September 9, 2017

Our relatives who live in Calgary, come to Edmonton once a year to go to Northlands with us. This year was our fifth year and we enjoyed the day at the track very much. The service was great and the food was average for the price.

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4.0Dined on September 4, 2017

It was our daughter's birthday and she & her friends sat outside which they loved. My husband and I (with another couple) had a great table -D15. The food was very good with many vegan options. The service was excellent as well as a staff member stored my husband's walker in the coat check during the afternoon. I also give kudos to the staff handling bets.....very friendly & patient. Thank you.....a wonderful, fun-filled afternoon!

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5.0Dined on September 4, 2017

Always a great time being in Colors to watch the races. The food, the set up & the service is 5 star ⭐️ plus! Thank you!

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4.0Dined on September 2, 2017

It was my Dads 85th birthday so I wanted to treat him to lunch and the horse races.... Colours gave us exceptional seating (right at the finish line ) and brought Over a piece of cake and sang Happy birthday to my Father ....Very nice , thank you Colours staff !

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5.0Dined on September 1, 2017

The 5 of us had a really good time. We weren't very good at picking winners but it was great to be all together.

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4.0Dined on September 1, 2017

We went to watch the horse races. The food was good value for the price. The selection at the buffet was good. The servers were on top of replacing empty dishes very quickly. The food was hot and very tasty. We were seated right next to the servers station and it was noisy. It was a bit distracting so I would highly recommend requesting a table away from the servers station not only because of the noise, but that is also where the dirty dishes are brought and it tends to be a very very busy location.

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4.0Dined on August 30, 2017

We had a very enjoyable evening at the races. Three generations dined from the Colours buffet, and especially enjoyed a number of the scrumptious desserts on offer. It's a great family outing which everyone was happy with.

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2.0Dined on August 30, 2017

Drink service was very poor. up to 1/2 hour wait. Tables requested were not right. I had asked for seating of 20 and got 18. I have set up this group dining out for a lot of years and this was the most disappointing yet. The food however, was great.

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3.0Dined on August 30, 2017

it is always a great night out attending the races at Colours Restaurant. The food is always good, but always the same. it might be nice to see some variety in the buffet selections...

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3.0Dined on August 30, 2017

One of our friends got a headache and wondered if there was MSG in the meal. So he had to take a headache medication. We had some issues with attracting our waiter's attention for ordering drinks, for water glass refills and an incorrect bill. But we enjoyed the evening overall. Our seating was great. A most enjoyable experience.

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5.0Dined on August 25, 2017

We had a great time. Good view of the track. And supper was delicious. The service was great and very friendly and welcoming. We hope to come to Edmonton and do it again soon!

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5.0Dined on August 12, 2017

Food was great, good variety and there was plenty of food for all attendees

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3.0Dined on August 12, 2017

buffet was cold, tea water was not hot enough to brew tea bag, service was, buffet value was too expensive as food was moderate

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5.0Dined on August 7, 2017

Always a great time thanks I love taking customers there they seem to unwind and have a good time betting on the horses thanks

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4.0Dined on August 7, 2017

We went for a friend's birthday. Our main interest was a get together and of course the horse races. We heard the food at Colors reataurant was horrible but we wanted the view of the race track and comfort. We were pleasantly surprised that the food was okay. It wasn't great by any means but we enjoyed it. The desert table was nice and had some yummy items. We would go again but only for a racetrack day. For a dining experience only, we would go somewhere else.

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1.0Dined on August 7, 2017

none of the above. Upon arrival the server showed us to the table, and that was it. Did not direct us to the smorg. The food was cold, chicken overdone - couldn't cut into it. The only good thing about it was the dessert. Way overpriced. The total for 2 was $50. Definitely not worth it, would not recommend it.

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4.0Dined on August 4, 2017

Joined by my daughter, her partner and her father. Celebrating the birth of my grandson, who was 20 days old when we were at this venue. Lots of celebrations taking place- birthdays, etc.
The food was good. I was told the beef was delicious. The side dishes could have used some flavoring. Overall- good variety and the staff were attentive.
The noise in the venue was moderate and did not disturb my newborn grandson- we were afraid he would sleep right through the evening and miss his next feeding.

My daughter was delighted that there was Family Restrooms.
We have been here a number of times as a family (party of 8-12) and we love this venue.

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1.0Dined on July 3, 2017

Was horrible, will be sending a complaint to management

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3.0Dined on July 3, 2017

I have been to Colors a number of times over the years for special occasions. We have always really enjoyed ourselves and we enjoyed ourselves this last time too. However, we have always been very impressed with the food during our previous times but this last time the food was very below par. Still, the same price but nowhere near the quality I had hoped for.

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4.0Dined on July 1, 2017

Looking forward to going again soon, before it closes... wish I had gone their sooner!!!

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2017

We go every year for my mom's birthday & invite all of her girl friends. It's a yearly event that they don't want to miss out on. You don't have to bet, but the ladies at the table bet a little bit. They give themselves $20 each & some lose it all & some go home with another $20. Although it's fun it doesn't have to be about betting. It's a buffet & a different place to meet up at.

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2017

Our server Pinky was amazing........very personable and made my mom feel very special on her birthday celebration! THANKU!

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4.0Dined on June 16, 2017

Service could have been better. Didn't see the waiter for 45 minutes and he wasn't sure who had what for drinks (even when tallying the bills)

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4.0Dined on June 9, 2017

My husband & I went with our granddaughter & her boyfriend & our granddaughter is celiac so was very pleased to see the number of foods she was able to eat & how well marked the hot foods were. The salad bar was not marked for which were gluten free so it would help if you would note dressings that are & which salads might have gluten items in them or were prepared in close proximity to gluten. Otherwise we had a great time.

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4.0Dined on May 22, 2017

We go more for the sport of a comfortable seat/view of the horse racing. The buffet is mediocre, with the exception of the desert selections which are very good. It is a great place to enjoy the racing bit not if you want cost effective fine dining.

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3.0Dined on May 19, 2017

Have dined here quite a few times and the food on the buffet seems to be getting colder every time. If you enjoy barely like warm food, they have a good selection.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2017

We love coming to Colours for date night! Both of us will be so sad when/if you close. Everyone is so nice and helpful. It will be a terrible loss if you close.
We will be back soon, thank you!

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2017

Hot food was warm/cold :(, we started eating right when it opened, the flavour on all was tasty and salads fresh/good and desserts very good. Missed the soup - that was available in the past.

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1.0Dined on May 6, 2017

$30 for a buffet with eggs? And you have to order it or you get charged for it anyway?? Who does that? Just came back from the U.S. and every other Horse Racing Grandstand has a menu. The whole experience is based on horses, food and drinks. Very steep price for like I said an Egg buffet. Other options should be available so you can at least Bet the horses while your there!

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2017

Service excellent, buffet amazing, chicken was fantastic and moist, fish was amazing loved the sauce on it. Loved the assortment of salads. Lines at the buffet moved very quickly and there was minimal wait to have items replaced in the buffet when they were running low. It was very efficiently run.

Dessert was a good variety.

Loved this experience. Hats off the chefs and wait staff.

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4.0Dined on April 28, 2017

Great place to dine while watching the horse races! Make an entertaining fun evening or afternoon comète with dining overlooking the racectrack. Great fir special occasions.

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4.0Dined on April 28, 2017

Overall this was a good experience. We attended with friends. All of us had simular thoughts, but still with different views. Our waiter was very nervous, but he did his best.

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4.0Dined on February 11, 2017

Came to watch the harness racing and enjoyed a great table near the finish line and some very good food. It is an excellent way to spend an afternoon with the option to go and play the slots or bet on thoroughbred racing from all over North America. Friendly staff, lots of help at the betting windows if needed and a great buzz from the crowd during the live racing. Lots of fun!!

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