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Mon, 5/21
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Hardware Grill

4.5
1835 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Canadian
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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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Cuisines
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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Neighborhood
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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."
Additional
Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1835 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.5
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2.0Dined on May 15, 2018

The first time I dined in at hardware was AMAZING... The server was by far the Best server I've ever had. Sea bass was INCREDIBLE- it was like butter. Cooked with absolute perfection. I was so impressed with the service, food and the value I got out of it. In fact, I thought it was very affordable. I decided to come here again for mother's day dinner. I was telling everyone to they needed to check out Hard ware grill.

Unfortunately, my second visit was very dissapointing.

The sea bass was way overcooked - we had to use a steak knife to cut it open. The top of the sea bass was also pitch black and the first few bites also had a very fishy taste lingering our palates (something I did not recall the first time I had it). Also looked like it was burnt. We asked the server for another one instead. The second one came back overcooked as well. It also took a lot longer to receive the dishes. I felt so bad bringing my mother to a restaurant where I thought had the best sea bass in town.

The staff also seemed a little sloppy. They just came to toss the bread on the table quickly without saying much. Didn't really explain the menu and even taken time to ask how our evening was.

Before, I felt like every dollar spent here was worth it. But im not sure if I'd be back next time.

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3.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Air conditioning wasn’t working but everything else was very good.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Still one of the most solid restaurants in Edmonton. They have been doing it great for over 2 decades.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Phenomenal restaurant. Always a great night. Food is always perfect. Service top shelf. Great value.

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Mother’s Day for Foodies! Excellent choice

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3.0Dined on May 9, 2018

Was very disappointed rec 'd both meals - salmon was raw & my wife's pork dish was raw !!. Instead of giving us new meals they just took the fish & pork only to reheat them. In the mean time the balance on the plate got cold so when they returned later with the pork & fishwhich was hot it was discouraging eatting the cold balance on the plate ? So instead of having a nice evening g out didn't turn out that way !!. To top it off the restaurant didn't even offer us any compensation at all. So us & our friends from calgary will never return there again.

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

This was my first time going to Hardware a grill, but I am from Edmonton and just never thought to go. I took my husband for his birthday and we were treated like gold from the second we walked in. We sat at a table where we could view the kitchen and it was one of the best seats in the house. The food was absolutely amazing and the staff went over and above to make us feel welcome. The owner/chef even interacted with us, even though he was busy in the kitchen. I want to give a big shoutout to the staff! Thank you so much for a memorable evening. We will definitely be back.

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Excellent as usual

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Amazing food and great service and great atmosphere.

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4.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Excellent service, excellent food. All around a great place to dine.

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5.0Dined on May 2, 2018

Great food, awesome location service was excellent.
One of Edmonton’s best.

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5.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Watching the chefs work their magic in the kitchen was an added interest - they work without a mis-step, fascinating , slick professionalism at its best - a great experience for us.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Our server was fantastic and gave great advice. Both of us enjoyed our entree and appetizer. The entrees were large and filling - no room for dessert!

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

We did appetizers as our dinner and it was fantastic

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3.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Food was outstanding. However a very rude employee confronted my friend regarding his hat. We had not been informed of the no hat policy from any of the 4 staff members who greeted us, sat us, or served us. Then out of no where while we were mid appetizer, a man comes over to inform my friend quite abruptly, "I think you forgot your hat, there's a no hat policy so you need to remove it". No issue with the policy, but it was the way we were informed. Very rude.

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4.0Dined on April 28, 2018

The service was great. The kobe beef style carpaccio was simply amazing as usual but the salmon was way over cooked and dry.

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2018

Great food, wine and service.

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2.0Dined on April 24, 2018

The hostess smiled and was friendly but other than that we found the waitress & waiter didn’t really care, like they want to be there. We were given wrong price over the phone that it was $50 per person for the 3-course menu but was charged $55 but we didn’t say anything. We just wanted to settle our bill & leave. Not many choices for the 3-course menu. So do not recommend this place. $13 cocktail was lots of ice

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Food, service and location are excellent. If a dress code were to be enforced the ambience would reach a new level

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4.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Anniversary

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Great service, enviroment and food. Would highly recommend

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3.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Overall average.

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4.0Dined on April 19, 2018

Needed a burger for a quick after work meal. Service was outstanding, as it was on my first visit. Wait staff and host were friendly and engaging (but not too much so!). Burger was delicious and perfectly prepared to my request ( medium rare).

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Always enjoy HG. Been many times and always delivers.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Great variety and preparation. Duck was fabulous. Service was prompt, friendly and helpful.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Really enjoyed. Meal was very good. Service terrific.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Excellent service combined with a interesting menu

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

My fiance and I went to Hardware Grill for our anniversary and were very pleasantly surprised. The food was excellent and the server was even better. He made it a truly comfortable and memorable experience. We took our time and never felt ushered out or pressured to leave at any point. This was on a Friday night too

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Excellent meal and service.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Great service, lovely atmosphere, food was delicious

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Excellent forgot how good the food was , definately wont be staying away for so long next time.

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4.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Very nice, attentive service, the vegetarian sampler was really good

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Excellent food with exceptional service.

Absolutely love the beef carpaccio.

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3.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Excellent food ...services was so so . Not very attentive ..may be too busy ??!! Some tables candle light were on .. some were not. Ours were not .. water glassss was full most of the time which is good .. but was refilled in a very sloppy manner.. the service level doesn’t match the quality of food and the price
Just my two bits

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1.0Dined on April 1, 2018

One of our meals was very undercooked (rare when it was ordered medium) we mentioned it to our server, Kyle, who offered to have the kitchen put it back on the grill - we declined, as this error ruins the entire tables dinner - one person waits for their food to be recooked while watching everyone else eat. It was mentioned so the kitchen was aware. The service was marginal at best but after this, we were given nothing but attitude for the rest of the evening, especially when paying the bill. We have never received such a poor response from a server. We go to Hardware Grill regularly but will reconsider before returning again.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great atmosphere! Service was exceptional! Food was fantastic; great presentation, delicious and good size portions! Background music was just that, background music so that I could easily converse with my wife! Well done Hardware Grill! Fantastic evening! We will be back!

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Excellent food and atmosphere. Able to have good conversation with family and friends.

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

We went for a birthday date night. The food was amazing, the service was top notch and the whole experience was wonderful. They had a tonne of vegetarian options and all of them were delicious! We will be back!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

The service is amazing , good size portions and the food was fantastic.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Everything was amazing. The only reason I rated this a 4 for the food survey is because a couple of us were not huge kernel corn fans. There was corn in the appetizer we had and corn in my main meal. However, there was lots of flavor so no complaints there.
One of our friends did not care for the side dish of mac and cheese he ordered along with his meal. The Gingerbread cake dessert we ordered was a bit on the dry side. But, we ate it all and nothing was wasted so left content with full bellies. So if I could give the food 4 1/2 points I would.

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