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Riverbank Bistro, St. Albert, AB

Riverbank Bistro

4.7
4.7
906 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Canadian
Located in the heart of the city, along the Sturgeon River in one of the St. Albert's most iconic buildings - a victorian style house. Riverbank Bistro features fresh regional ingredients transformed to create new and innovative classics. Here at Riverbank, our mission is to give you tasty & honest food served up by your friends.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 5 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Canadian, Contemporary European, Contemporary French

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sun 10:00 am–1:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu, Sun 4:30 pm–8:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:30 pm–9:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (587) 290-1655

  • Payment options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Daniel Ducharme

  • Private party facilities

    Since our opening in late 2017, we have had the privilege to be apart of many of our guest’s special events such as weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, retirement parties, baby showers, family gatherings, corporate parties, and Christmas parties. We would love to be apart of your special event as well. Visit us at www.riverbankbistro.ca/privateevents for more information regarding pricing, menu formats, and details about both of our event spaces – the dining room and lounge. Please feel free to reach out to us at info@riverbankbistro.ca with any additional questions you have, we would be more than happy to cater and customize our event space to create your dream event

  • Neighborhood

    St. Albert

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 906 people are saying

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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Edmonton / Northern Alberta

    Best Food

  • Edmonton / Northern Alberta

    Canadian

  • Edmonton

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  1. DE

    DawnE

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience2
    I love this place . The Sunday brunch is amazing 🤩
  2. K

    410Ken

    Edmonton

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Riverbank Bistro was an excellent choice on Saturday for a retirement dinner. It was very quiet, the server was attentive. Although I had fears the food wasn't "plain" enough for one diner, all four of us thoroughly enjoyed our choices. Appetizers and entrees were very generous portions and presented beautifully. My sister ordered Pork Schnitzel and it was so large half went home with her. Her husband and I had Arctic Char, cooked perfectly and my second sister had Salmon. Rave reviews from everyone. The only issue was that Halibut was on the menu and two of us wanted it but when we ordered the server told us it wasn't available and the Char was offered instead. Things like this should be mentioned when menus are given. We'd all definitely dine at Riverbank again! PS: on a separate occassion I had brunch here which I'd highly recommend.
  3. NS

    NickS

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We came here for our anniversary and Alysa was our server and she was very friendly, told us the features of the day. Even though she had a few tables on the go she was always checking on us and ensuring our food was to our satisfaction. Amazing service! Thanks Alysa.
  4. JB

    JoyceB

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service and food were outstanding as usual. Riverbank Bistro never disappoints.
  5. SA

    StAbEmptynesters

    Edmonton

    17 reviews

    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on August 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were looking for something nice close to home and hadn’t been to the bistro for a while. Their menu has grown and had allot of nice choices and what we had was very delicious. Susan was an excellent server, she was helpful and attentive from start to finish.
  6. DB

    DaleB

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome food and atmosphere, as always! This is my fave restaurant of all time. The char was unbelievable, what a nice treat. When we fly in this is our #1 spot to dine. You won’t be disappointed.
  7. TC

    ToddC

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We sampled many dishes that were all awesome. Can't wait to go back and try more if the menu.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    4 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    It was just ok my steak quality was just ok
  9. CC

    ChrisC

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had the pork schnitzel again. This is always great. Sat outside with a nice view of the river.
  10. JD

    JonasD

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and nice atmosphere! We will definitely be returning!
  11. M

    Margaret

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    delicious meal, service was friendly and prompt, a lovely evening.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My wife and I went to dinner and a movie and took a chance on Riverside since we aren’t frequent visitors of St Albert. We LOVED it! Riverside Bistro is now one of our go to mom and dad date night locations. Excellent food, great value and we were treated like gold. Thanks Riverside Bistro for a great start to our evening.
  13. DI

    DennisI

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and service. If your looking for a great dinner with fabulous tasting food that is different from the usual restaurant menu, this is the place to go.
  14. TM

    TMP1

    Edmonton

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Brunch was absolutely delicious. We have eaten at the Riverbank Bistro about 5 times and the food is always prepared perfectly. The food has well developed flavours. We have never been disappointed. Give it a try.
  15. G

    George

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    An enjoyable early evening meal at a quiet location in the lounge . Great service. A couple of disappointments: common or garden fries with the bison steak were uninspiring; when asked the server could not advise the amount of sodium in the meals.
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Was a great experience as always. Love coming here for any meal!
  17. GN

    GreatNight

    Edmonton

    44 reviews

    5.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on July 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was our 39 anniversary we picked RiverBank as it is always good and they did not disappoint us the staff were great and the food was good as usual. Third year in a row we have gone there for our anniversary and next year will make it 4.
  18. M

    Marg

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is my favorite place to celebrate for a special occasion. The food is spectacular and the service is respectful and professional. I recommend this place to treat someone important to you.
  19. JD

    JoeD

    Edmonton

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonder food, exceptional service and an excellent view from the patio. This is a perfect spot for a special dinner.
  20. DK

    DeborahK

    Edmonton

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience5
    The crispy chicken starter is a MUST! We had the beef short ribs and the bison frites and they were both delicious. Perfect serving size, lovely, quiet atmosphere however our service wasn't the best. Thankfully the delicious food is the reason we go back to places, so we will be back again...if only to eat that perfect, crispy chicken!
  21. FG

    FoodieGuy

    Edmonton

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Dinner was excellent. Service terrific. Food was above and beyond the normal. The salmon was prepared to perfection We will be back and recommend it to our friends.
  22. SD

    SandraD

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was our first visit to the Riverbank Bistro. We went with family who were visiting from Ontario on July 6/22. Susan greeted us warmly and showed us to a lovely table by the windows. The service was friendly and helpful. The portion sizes are large and the food came out of the kitchen piping hot. We will definitely return.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The music on the patio is a bit loud and hard to carry out a conversation when sitting under the speakers. Thank you.
  24. NT

    NicciT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best Food, best service, best everything!! Warm, friendly staff; presentation is wonderful, the ambiance is cozy and we will eat there as much as we can :-)
  25. VL

    VictorL

    Edmonton

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall3food4service1ambience3
    I was expecting more and left disappointed in the following aspects: - poor service as in not asking about the meal, no refill of water or drinks in general literally had to get her attention for a water refill. - did not busk dirty dishes in a timely manner. Food portions a bit slight but very good....dessert was excellent.
  26. AP

    AndrewP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Riverbank has always had great food and friendly on the ball service,It my go to for dates night
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Great service and food was delicious!!
  28. C

    Cat88

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This restaurant has charming and classical interior design. Unique menu with great food and service.
  29. K

    Kristie

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food is amazing, and service is great. Would recommend
  30. BC

    BobC

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience2
    -When ordering the short rib….it literally is RIB, so portion size was quite small. Flavour was ok. -When fries are part of a dish in an establishment such as this, they shouldn’t come out of a bag with a bit of seasoning on them - Friendly server, however it seemed as if there was only one server and it took quite a bit of time to get refreshed drinks - Food was ‘ok’, maybe we were expecting this restaurant to be a bit more upscale for the price
  31. BG

    BernadetteG

    Edmonton

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    It was "OK" is about as positive as we could rate this. OK, nothing special at all, a tad expensive for what it was. The menu was meh. There were a few dishes that had ingredients we did not care for, sometimes restaurants try and go too fancy these days. Would not go again but it was not terrible either. It was just "OK"!
  32. PV

    PaulineV

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience3
    We booked Riverbank bistro for our 30th anniversary dinner out. We came here the year before for our 29th and had the best experience! Last year we sat on the patio, our server was very personable and we were treated very special. Likely part of our great experience was due to it not being as busy as it was this year. Hubby had the beef short ribs, which was very good, but the vegetable side was lacking - 3 asparagus spears and smallish portion of mashed potatoes… I had the pork schnitzel, which I had last year and loved it so I ordered it again this visit. The schnitzel did not disappoint point! However instead of baby potatoes it was served with fries, not as good. We split a dessert, wild berry crumble, which was tasty. No special treatment for our anniversary; last year they served us our key lime pie with a lovely “Happy Anniversary” written on the plate.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food! Will definitely be back!
  34. BD

    BrittanyD

    Edmonton

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went for Father’s Day brunch. Everything was amazing
  35. MR

    MonaR

    Phoenix

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Father’s Day
  36. G

    Grey

    Edmonton

    16 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall4food3service3ambience3
    Takes a long to between appetizers and main course
  37. SA

    SARAHC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food, great selection to choose from. Atmosphere was lovely.
  38. SK

    SusanK

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    First time there. We all loved it. I was just a little disappointed as when I booked the reservation it asks if it was for a special occasion. I marked that it was for a birthday. I guess I expected a little something for my son, even an acknowledgment. But other than that, my son, and the rest of our party truly enjoyed everything about the restaurant. We will be back, definitely to try out your brunch!
  39. TS

    TheSamoan

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food is excellent!!! I’ve tried everything on the menu so far, each dish is unique the mind blowing flavours. The servers are always nice and accommodating as well. I highly recommend this place to eat if in St. Albert ☺️
  40. k

    kz12

    Edmonton

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food, reasonably priced wine list, good service.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

Riverbank Bistro offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (587) 290-1655.

Riverbank Bistro is rated 4.7 stars by 906 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 5 times today
Google Map for Riverbank Bistro

202-8 Mission Ave, St. Albert, AB T8N 1H4

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    St. Albert

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sun 10:00 am–1:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu, Sun 4:30 pm–8:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:30 pm–9:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Canadian, Contemporary European, Contemporary French

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Payment options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Daniel Ducharme

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (587) 290-1655

  • Private party facilities

    Since our opening in late 2017, we have had the privilege to be apart of many of our guest’s special events such as weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, retirement parties, baby showers, family gatherings, corporate parties, and Christmas parties. We would love to be apart of your special event as well. Visit us at www.riverbankbistro.ca/privateevents for more information regarding pricing, menu formats, and details about both of our event spaces – the dining room and lounge. Please feel free to reach out to us at info@riverbankbistro.ca with any additional questions you have, we would be more than happy to cater and customize our event space to create your dream event

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