About Hardware Grill

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.

9698 Jasper Ave
Edmonton, AB T5H 3V5
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Canadian, Contemporary American, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Corner of 97th Street & Jasper Ave

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$31 to CAN$50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(780) 423-0969

Website:
http://www.hardwaregrill.com/

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.

Executive Chef:
Larry Stewart

Additional:
Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
"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."

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Ring in the New Year with HW! Come Dine with us this NYE
PREPAID EVENT 5-7pm 3Course menu $110, 7:15+ 4Course menu $150
REFUNDS IN GC FORM ONLY AFTER DEC 15th

Hardware Grill Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Quiet

95% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (81)
Good for a Date (76)
Good for Anniversaries (69)
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Romantic (63)
Creative Cuisine (59)
Fit for Foodies (55)
Good for Birthdays (46)
Notable Wine List (43)
Quiet Conversation (41)
Worth the Drive (40)
Business Meals (38)
Cozy (28)
Pre/post Theatre (28)
Good for Groups (28)
Neighborhood Gem (24)
Local Ingredients (19)
Authentic (15)
Tasting Menu (13)
Healthy (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Comfort Food (10)
Casual (8)
Gluten Free Options (8)
Seasonal (8)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Hot Spot (5)
Fun (5)
Scenic View (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Great Beer (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
People Watching (2)
Tapas (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Vegan (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Overall,it is a fantastic restaurant . The food is superb but a little pricey. The restaurant was quite full but the acoustics are such that we didn't have to shout . Service is attentive without being intrusive. The spacing between courses was perfect . At no time did we feel either ignored or smothered . We were seated at an oval shaped table in an alcove with room for 6 people for the 5 of us . Two had their backs to the wall, one on either end and one with her back to the room. About the only negative thing I can say is that the servers didn't go around the table to serve those along the wall but leaned over those at the ends to pass the plates . The gingerbread is absolutely superb . We had to increase our reservation by 1 person at the last minute and the staff were extremely accommodating. Thank you for a wonderful evening.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined 2 days ago

Everything was wonderful. The only issue I had was that I got charged for sorbet that I didn't even order. My friend is lactose intolerant so we asked for the ice cream on the side for our gingerbread cake dessert. We got the ice cream on the side but also some sorbet. It was a nice gesture but we got charged for this which I found was odd. Other than that everything was amazing.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined 3 days ago

Great place , service was above and beyond. Catered to me as taking control of the table which is high class .

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined 4 days ago

A very enjoyable meal with my husband. Our server was welcoming, gracious and helpful. For my meal, he kindly arranged a customized vegetable dish with the Chef that I very much enjoyed. Our server also offered a great wine that wasn't on the menu but after hearing our preferences made a suggestion that was perfect. I very much liked that the music was in the background and we didn't have to converse over it. A rare treat in Edmonton it seems.

We shared a small desert as our meals were so devine and ate every last bite. It arrived with a candle and a chocolate wish that made our celebration a little extra specail.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Good Vegetarian Options, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Good food but not worth the price. Steak was not cooked to order and had to be cooked some more (ordered medium).

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Best value in Edmonton- great staff(once you get past the door); guaranteed good meal.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Thanks to Shane and the Hardware team. Had a great meal. Every ingredient on the plate worked. The lamb and the sea bass were delicious. Thank folks we will be back.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Seasonal
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Everything was impeccable from start to finish. We started with the scallops, then the crab crusted salmon and the Bacon wrapped Elk with Braised Beef. The wine was fantastic and our server Kyle was spectacular.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

We had a great experience for dinner here. The food was excellent, the service was very good. The decor was striking, and the noise level was suitable for quiet discussion. We will certainly visit again!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Absolutely amazing!!!! Food, staff, atmosphere - all were far beyond what I expected. Will return with family members, so they may experience this wonderful restaurant.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

Great dinner celebrating a retirement. Food was awesome and the service was great.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Hardware Grill continues to excel in all respects. I usually order the sea bass here as it is wonderful, but upon hearing of the butcher's cut, I couldn't resist. It was excellent as expected, cooked perfectly.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Wonderful service, food was amazing, great ambiance.

Tags: Comfort Food, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for a Date, Authentic
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

The Hardware Grill exceeded our expectations. Our waiter Shane was outstanding. The food was succulent and the ambience was delightful. We will becoming back soon!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Romantic, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

The food was great and the server was knowledgeable and very personable.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Amazing food, generous proportions. The Beef Tataki was delicious!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Still one of the best fine dining experiences after all these years!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Waiter was rude to my wife, food was average at best, paid about $160 for food I feel I could have cooked better at home. On top of it all it was for my wife's birthday, and she was very upset. Definitely won't be coming back.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Hands down this is one of my favourite restaurants for good food! It's a little on the pricier side but the food is delicious and portion sizes are incredibly generous. I rarely order an appetizer and don't even like to share an appetizer because I can never finish my entree. The only downfall of the restaurant is that their menu doesn't seem to change and there are no 'seasonal specials' or anything like that making it tough to go to Hardware on a regular basis.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

It was our first visit and it was absolutely spectacular! Our waiter was very friendly and helpful with the menu. The three course menu was sensational and the portion sizes were generous. I would recommend this restaurant to everybody.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Excellent food and great service. The ambience was great.

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Tapas, Great Beer, Organic
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Our meal was so good that my husband was thinking about it the entire next day. You can’t go wrong with any selection you make off of any of their menus, whether it be wine, cocktail, beer, food or dessert. Do yourself a favour and experience this restaurant for yourself.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Calgary)·Dined on October 24, 2017

My husband and I ate here before a concert at Rogers Centre. The food was amazing and the wine selection (by the glass) was top notch! The service was very good and we found the portion sizes to be large. I have already recommended this restaurant twice!

Tags: Fun, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 24, 2017

Very nice restaurant, we really enjoyed the ambiance and the food was well presented and tasted excellent.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 24, 2017

Excellent food with some creative twists ! Great service.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

I made reservations and bought supper for my parents as a gift for their 24th anniversary. They loved it and they go back every year, and come home every time raving about how excellent it was! It has been their favorite restaurant for over 6 years now.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, People Watching, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The Hardware Grill is a special favorite for anniversaries, birthdays , and special occasions. Food choices have never been a disappointment! The table staff is exceptional and very pleasant. The waiters are able to recommend to costumers a selection of wine choices to complement the evening's meal. My wife had the Beef Tenderloin and I had their Sea Bass.
Again, a wonderful plate presentation and taste bud treat!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Romantic, Good for a Date, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Notable Wine List, Disabled Access, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

The food was amazing!! The service was excellent, we will definitely be going back.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Really enjoyed the meal and ambiance. The scallops as appetizers were fabulous. The lobster risotto was good though the lobster was slightly over cooked. The beef tenderloin was delicious. Great place to go with a group as it is easy to converse.

Tags: Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 17, 2017

Our experience at the Hardware Grill was outstanding. The food was delicious and the service was really great. We will come back again.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Healthy
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 15, 2017

The service was amazing, the food was fantastic, highly recommend

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 15, 2017

The food was delicious .

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Excellent food. Amazing service. Beautiful restaurant.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

As always, a delight to dine in a warm comfortable atmosphere with great service and a wonderful menu of options. From the appetizer to desert, Hardware Grill does not disappoint. Granted, if you’re looking for a cheap night out, this is not the place. However, if it’s great cuisine and a special night for that special person you’re looking for…DO IT!!!! Your “brownie point” score board will be racked up.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We had a wonderful time here. The foie gras was as delicious as always, the sea bass excellent, and my date loved her planked salmon. The service was great, and they gave us the captain's table, which was top notch. The only downside was not hearing "another one down!". Hope it comes back. Cheers.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Romantic
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

Excellent atmosphere and food. Great place to unwind after a work day .

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

Highly recommend!! The scallops for a starter and the sea bass for a main! Excellent!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

Wonderful experience, friendly and seasoned staff. We enjoyed the evening and never felt that we should rush so the table could be filled again like other some Edmonton restaurants. Well done!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Good for a Date, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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·Dined on October 12, 2017

Possibly the best dining experience we have ever had. We both hadn’t the elk and beef short ribs which was fantastic.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Gluten Free Options, Business Meals, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 8, 2017

The food was top notch! Our waiter, Curtis, was funny, authentic, and was wonderful to deal with.
The ambience could be appropriate for a special dinner out, but not to romantic for a business meal or friendly get together. A great value for your dollar and they were great about sharing meals as well.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Romantic
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