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Hardware Grill

1754 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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  • Special Occasion (80)
  • Good for Anniversaries (67)
  • Good for a Date (66)
Established in 1996, hardware grill is an A-list dining spot in Canada. It is a glorious setting for Chef / Owner Larry Stewart's progressive Canadian Cuisine, bold flavors, dramatic presentation, creative and whimsical prairie regional flavors, French influenced style, enthralling design and impeccable standards of service form the entire experience hardware grill.

Local owners Melinda and Chef Larry Stewart have a hand picked brigade to offer culinary grace in an elegant casual setting with professional, convivial service.

Located in the heart of the Arts District, the Historic Goodridge Block is the perfect home for this restaurant that has come to epitomize contemporary regional cuisine at its best.

For groups of 9 and over, or the Chef's Table, please contact the restaurant for availability.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Canadian, Contemporary American, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(780) 423-0969
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Larry Stewart
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Cross street
Corner of 97th Street & Jasper Ave
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Parking details
Street parking is available on 97th Street and both sides of Jasper Avenue. There is also underground parking at Canada Place across the street as well as several surface parking lots within 2 blocks.
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"Edmonton has the best restaurant in Canada, the Hardware Grill.
The room is Frasier-and-Niles chic, but the lack of pretension is pure Martin Crane."
Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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2.0  Dined 5 days ago

I've only been here once before and had a good experience, so I was super excited to take my boyfriend here for our anniversary. I was disappointed though because our server was nowhere to be found the entire time, we and rushed to make us pay when we were finished. I hate leaving bad reviews but I was looking forward to this night out all month and it was just okay.

Foodie1970 (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

The food was fantastic! I had the sea bass....the price was worth every delicious bite!

Only issue was that our appetizer came at the same time as the entree. Putting the appetizer (truffle mac&cheese) on our beautiful entree plate was disappointing and put a damper on the experience.

Other than the entree issue....everything was perfect! The server was otherwise very attentive and personable.

Jo08 (Edmonton)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

For a first experience this was ok. Server was outstanding, delivery of food was slow for the time at which we were there. The atmosphere was fantastic and relaxed. I don’t mind paying a fair price for a great meal but this was really pricey for the overall experience. Would I recommend? Yes but with the comment that it’s pricey.

4.0  Dined 6 days ago

The Hardware Grill is our favorite fine dining restaurants boasting an exceptional room, atmosphere and menu with a number of great traditional dishes, seafood, fish and appetizers.

As always, the food was very good and very thankful to have experienced the smoked salmon and Sea Bass first hand.

Thanks again for a grand anniversary dinner, and the complimentary chocolates to finish were very much appreciated.

After a number of experiences, we've also recognized we have a couple of favorites tables and/or areas within the restaurant so we'll know to include specific requests within future reservations.

Looking forward to returning more often in the coming year, and in addition to celebratory dinners, we're excited to stop in more regularly for appetizers and wine pairings!

4.0  Dined 6 days ago

The food was good, expensive but good for a special occasion. Our food however was not super hot which was a little bit of a let down but overall a good experience.

5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Even better than I thought reading reviews absolutely amazing food and service id come back just for the salted caramel creme brulee! Our waiter was amazing and very informative when it came to restrictions on the food I can eat and offered delicious options and very accomidating.

OpenTable Diner (Edmonton)
1.0  Dined 6 days ago

I arrived at 4:55 pm Friday afternoon. I sat in the lobby for 5 minutes until I was sat at my table. While sitting in the lobby I heard about 5 F bombs coming from inside the restaurant. When I was seated at 5:00, I waited for 5 minutes at my table until I finally got up to ask a server for a drink. She told me she would send someone over. While I waited for the waiter to come to the table I heard several more F bombs. My waiter Lewis finally showed up at 5:08 to ask what I wanted to drink. He was brash and very unfriendly. I ordered a glass of champagne and waited for my friend to show up. Minutes later he dropped off my champagne. I was the only person in the restaurant. At around 5:25 my friend and I ordered some lobster risotto. When it arrived at the table we had a bite and sent it back to the kitchen because it was crunchy. It was awful. We then ordered some duck and they put in an order for another risotto. At this time we ordered a bottle of Amarone. We let the Amarone breathe while we waited for our food. Our waiter came over and poured our wine. Minutes before our food arrived our waiter visited our table and spilt a whole glass of Amarone in my Coach purse. All he said was sorry and walked away. I was shocked. I sat there for 15 minutes blotting all the wine out of my purse. When the food came Lewis dropped it off and walked away. He made no mention that he would send over a manager or do anything to compensate me for the wine bath in my purse. I was so shocked by the trivial attitude and disregard Lewis showed me. Needless to say I never had the chance to try the food cause I was too busy dealing with my drenched purse. I am incredibly unimpressed by the unprofessional service all around from the minute I walked into this restaurant. Perhaps this restaurant was decent at one time years ago. After my deplorable experience on last Friday night I will NEVER ever come back to this HORRIBLE restaurant. Dine elsewhere! YUK!

OpenTable Diner (Birmingham)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Excellent food, service and ambiance. There was not one thing we ate that wasn't amazing.

Emily (Edmonton)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Absolutely perfect meal for my boyfriend's birthday. Our server Shane was awesome - very personable and funny and definitely made our night more enjoyable.

My boyfriend had the butcher's cut and it was the best steak he's ever had. I went with the Black Angus burger and it was the best burger I've ever had. Props to the kitchen staff, it truly was an excellent meal. The dessert was fantastic as well (and thank you Shane for the birthday candle!)

Overall, highly recommend for any special occasion. It's a real treat dining here.

JustinH (Edmonton)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Garry our waiter did and awsome job!! Food was excellent