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About Redwater Rustic Grille - Aspen Estates

Redwater Rustic Grille’s market driven menu is a fresh interpretation of contemporary West Coast Cuisine with signature dishes and innovative creations. A favorite destination for wine-lovers and foodies alike, Redwater’s wine menu features specialties from smaller boutique wineries, many of which are not found elsewhere in the city. The large selection of wine complements the executive chef's menu of seasonal robust dishes. Canadian Coral, soft lighting, the contemporary lounge and the large glass wine cellar enclosing the private dining room; creates an ambiance of casual refinement. Servers are warmly professional and their enthusiasm for great food and wine is infectious. Redwater is a proud recipient of the 2007, 2008 & 2009 Wine Spectator Awards. Dress: Smart Casual.

114 - 326 Aspen Glen Landing SW
Calgary, AB T3H 0N5
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Californian, Continental

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm - Brunch: Saturday - Sunday 10:30am - 2:00pm

Cross Street:
85th Street and 17th Ave SW

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(403) 686-6731

Website:
http://www.redwatergrille.com/

Entertainment:
In our lounge there are two TV screens that broadcast all of the Calgary Flames hockey games.

Catering:
We are pleased to offer catering for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Please inquire with Carolyn for more details.

Parking Details:
Public Parking lot in front of restaurant, additional parking available in underground parkade.

Executive Chef:
Michel Nop

Private Party Facilities:
We are pleased to host all types of special functions. Our Private Dining room accommodates 16 or we can book out sections of the restaurant or lounge. Please contact us for details . Please note that there is an 18% gratuity added to parties of 8 or more.

Private Party Contact:
Tamera Carson: (403) 705-0577

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Redwater Rustic Grille - Aspen Estates Ratings and Reviews

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3.6

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3.9

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4.1

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3.4

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58% would recommend it to a friend

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Local Ingredients (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Casual (3)
Disabled Access (3)
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Healthy (3)
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Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Overall it was a good dinner. The steak was good and the pasta was delicious. The service was attentive. I will go back.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great place everything from the service to the food absolutely awesome!! It’s hard to find Good device these days but they truly have it at Redwater.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

It was a $25 brunch that was way over priced. The food was good but there were only a few dishes. We were the first customers of the day & the food was cool.

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·Dined on November 26, 2017

As always the food was amazing. They can accomodate any dietary needs you may have as well.

Tags: Healthy, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Organic, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Great Beer
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 (Calgary)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Lovely meal with a wonderful server. Steak Wellington was delicious

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vip
 (Calgary)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Service was VG.
Facilities & decor are VG.
Food is mediocre.

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vip
 (Calgary)·Dined on November 17, 2017

This place has always been reliable as a nice place to eat with very good food. On this particular occasion, our food was terrible - pizzas were either undercooked or burnt, the steak was cold and we ended up having to order another entrée so we didn't go home hungry. Although the staff were apologetic and did what they could to make things right, the $200 price tag for dinner was outrageous. I will think twice about returning to this particular location.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Scenic View
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Their online brunch menu looked great so we made reservations. We were seated and given a single drink menu. Eventually someone asked if we wanted drinks. We had to ask for menus to find out it was a buffet. We checked the buffet and there were three empty hot trays and nothing that was on the online menu. We left without eating. Disappointing.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

SUPER SUPER small food portions. No bread at the beginning of the meal. Used to be our favorite place to go to but not anymore. Won’t be going back.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We have enjoyed the Redwater locations in the past but hadn't been there in a while. This time we and our guests were disappointed. The wine prices seem to be very high - $95, plus charges, for Catena Malbec!

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

We used to booked Redwater for many special family occasions, but after a previous extremely poor experience last spring (over 1.5hrs to receive food after ordering) we decided to give it one more try. and are now unlikely to return again. Unfortunately, this experience was just "ok". Speed of service wasn't an issue this time, but food no longer seems to be worth the cost - parmesan fries without parmesan, garlic bread that was the equivalent of their previously complimentary bread and had no garlic, and cold asparagus. Steak was unevenly cooked - mostly to order, but parts way too rare. Not a place I can trust for a special occasion any longer.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Redwater Grill is one of our favourite restaurants.
On this occasion the service was friendly and professional as always, but the meal service very slow. Enjoyed our food and the visit with old friends. Lovely ambiance

Tags: Fun, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation
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 (Calgary)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Food was average, they had run out of the special by 630pm

Tags: Scenic View, Quiet Conversation
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 (Calgary)·Dined on October 23, 2017

The short staffing meant our server didn't even have time to take a picture for us and his attitude was terrible as a result. Food was very disappointing.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Never go back. Went on a gift card and was very disappointed. My husband had their special and was so dissatisfied they removed it from the bill. Even the crab stuffed mushroom appy was mostly cream cheese. Would only go again for a drink and maybe appys.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Awesome food, great atmosphere, highly recommend

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vip
 (Calgary)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Loved the surf and turf. Could use a larger serving of veggies with it and next time will get sauce on the side but otherwise a great dish.

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

They had just opened so it was quiet. I ordered a medium steak and it came out still super bloody. He took it back to cook more and still came back bloody. It definitely wasn't medium, it was rare. They didn't offer a discount or anything, and I didn't finish my steak. Otherwise good service.

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·Dined on October 6, 2017

The whole experience was amazing. Super Friendly staff. I'll be back very soon!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

Don't bother. Service is mediocre to poor, food is nothing special, prices are high. See Google for all the other poor reviews.

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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Choose Redwater Rustic Grille for our anniversary dinner because of the pond view and the possibility of getting to sit outside. It turned out to be too cold for that but we still enjoyed a good view of the pond from our window seat. The food was delicious and that service was prompt and friendly. We would definitely go back.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Calgary)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Sorry to have to report that we were very disappointed in most everything. The service was slow because there were too few waitresses--- 2 is not enough to do an adequate job. The waitress was very pleasant and accommodating but just too busy. She told us there were only 2 in the kitchen as well. We thought we were going to have lunch but no, only brunch was served on a Saturday.That was very disappointing! We did manage to get some soup that was Luke warm. At one point we were going to go to Original Joe's next door but the majority agreed to stay.
The complimentary birthday cake was a very nice touch. This restaurant will not get good reviews until the owner hires more staff.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 11, 2017

Lousy menu
Dark
Food was not good coffee cold
Personally we would not go back
Waiter was not great

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 (Calgary)·Dined on September 11, 2017

Do not go this restaurant on a Sunday evening. Items on the menu will not be available. The substitute also had only one item. The quality of the Prime Ribbon was below standard, it would not yield to a steak knife. The later evening Manager refused to deduct from Bill but offered desert which was supposed to be included according to Manager at time of ordering. I will not insult anyone by recommending this restaurant.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Enjoyed the service and the salmon was done to my specifications and was delicious

Tags: Romantic, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Disabled Access
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·Dined on August 28, 2017

was a beautiful hot day, enjoyed the patio with a glass of wine and Bianca flatbread!

Tags: Great for Lunch
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

The restaurant was pretty quiet for a Friday night, we had reservations but didn't need them. Had the calamari as an appetizer and it was good but things went downhill from there. It took an hour and a half to get out main courses, margarita pizza was cold and the medium rare steak was blue rare.
Had high expectations of Red Water but were extremely disappointed
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 (Calgary)·Dined on August 26, 2017

There was an 'issue' in the kitchen last Friday night that resulted in delays between seating and serving.
We were not in a rush, and accepted the delay... the food was wonderful.
Other guest were less obliging of the delay, but we saw the Manager repeatedly intervene to try to mitigate the 'issue'.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

I had the cod special. I appreciated being able to substitute out the lentils but the meal was only so-so.

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual
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vip
 (Calgary)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Birthday Brunch.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on August 20, 2017

We'd eaten here before and it was my husband's suggestion as a place to celebrate his birthday. Though we had a reservation, the table was not prepared for us, the table we were shown to had not been properly cleaned, even breadcrumbs on there. Overall we found the server brisk and not very interested. Our appetizer took a long time to arrive, and was not what we ordered but this was handled very pleasantly. Our main meals when delivered had obviously been under the warmer a long time and we thought later we should not have ordered them at the same time as the appetiser. We found the restaurant a bit grimy and run down looking. Would not go back to this location.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on August 14, 2017

Yet another predictably good experience in all aspects.

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·Dined on August 13, 2017

very nice place very good service very cool spot but the food was below average which was disappointing. i had mash potatoes with my meal and i didn't even get an ice cream scoop size serving and the taste of my small serving of mashed potatoes was horrible. the fact that i could get better mash at a chain restaurant disappointed me and would prevent me from going back. nice place tho

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Our table for four had excellent service from, water wine, salad, entrees, and coffee. Everything was delicious and there was a hum of satisfied customers inside and happy people on the patio. Very pleasant.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Calgary)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Was great food and great service

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 (Calgary)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Food was mediocre at best. I had the salmon and my daughter had the "surf and turf" - both were very bland. I'd heard Redwater was not doing well, but thought I would give it another try. On a Friday night, the restaurant was almost empty. I think I've given up on this place.

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·Dined on July 29, 2017

I've been enjoying Redwater for many years. This time my two guests were underwhelmed by the Chicken Papparadelle they ordered - the chicken was not of nice quality. They did enjoy their sorbet dessert, while it was my turn to be underwhelmed by the chocolate dessert.
The service was initially good but ended with dirty dishes not being removed from the table for quite some time (server even running to get dessert menus without removing dirty dishes) and then taking a very long time to take a dessert order. I guess he was much busier then than when we first sat down.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on July 26, 2017

Nice outdoor patio on a hot day that stayed cool and had a nice breeze. Staff were excellent in providing additional umbrella shade when it was needed. Service was prompt but the food took a long time to arrive, which was surprising considering the small number of patrons. Thankfully, we didn't have a time constraint and could be leisurely. The menu is limited, and didn't match what the website said was available. The food was less interesting than the menu suggested. I wouldn't recommend this as a place for foodies.

Tags: Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Saskatoon)·Dined on July 25, 2017

The service as excellent and the food was very good .
We were celebrating a birthday and the complimentary dessert was a nice touch.
We sat on the patio which we enjoyed.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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 (Calgary)·Dined on July 13, 2017

Even for an almost empty dining room, service was very slow.

We ordered a bottle of wine that wasn't brought out until after we'd already finished our starter and right before our meal came out.

The reason, It turned out they didn't have the bottle we ordered. Twice. Got stuck with the house white.

Also, they only had one type of ice cream, so the chocolate dessert my wife got had salted Careamel ice cream instead of chocolate. And the gelato dessert that was supposed to be three different flavours was just three scoops of the same kind lol.

For a babysitter date night out I unfortunately got would up and dint enjoy it as much as I was looking forward to.

Tags: Good for a Date
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