Absolutely fantastic! Have dined here several times and have never been disappointed! Can’t wait to go back!
I took my wife out for her birthday to Restaurant Pietro in Waskesiu for some evening dining. We enjoyed a delicious Kalamari appetizer and some fine wine before our entrees arrived. My wife raved about her chicken and I enjoyed the Daily Catch of the Day seafood special. The meal was capped off with a decadent Italian chocolate bar dessert. The hospitality and service was exceptional. Overall, a great dining experience and we're already planning our next visit!
Excellent service and food!! Consistently great.
A wonderful experience everything was just perfect. Will be back next year.
This is an outstanding restaurant. Without a doubt it provides a level of food quality and service shared by by only a handful of restaurants in Saskatchewan. This perfect gem could stand up to any high-end restaurants in the mountain parks of Alberta and B. C. The Italian inspired offerings as well as the steak and lamb are truly outstanding. The wine selection superb. Service is polished without being stuffy. A pity it closes at the end of September; can't wait to get back when it re-opens in April It is highly recommended!
My husband and I take every opportunity to dine at Pietro during their season. The ambiance is cozy and warm, and aesthetically pleasing. The food is superb- never have been disappointed. The service is attentive and professional, yet very warm and inviting. Although a relatively small restaurant, even when it is packed- which is often- make reservations-it is quite quiet and easy to converse-something that is too often overlooked in the design of a dining establishment. I always find it difficult to decide between their featured plate of the day and my favourite entrees. Every time I have chosen the feature, I have been delighted. Gary the owner is a master of his craft of delivering an upscale dining experience, and Gary, Pietro’s Sommelier never disappoints with his wine selection and service. Kudos to the chefs, always delivering fresh, creative cuisine. If you’re in the area- don’t pass up dining at Pietro, and if you’re not- you can’t ask for a more beautiful drive and setting than Waskesiu. Take the scenic route- HWY 263.
We love this restaurant and visit every time we are in Waskesiu. A bit more expensive than most places we go, but as a treat it is amazing! Love the salad for 2!!!!!
The service and food here is always incredible. You get to have a true dining experience which makes all the difference. Surrounded by the amazing scenery outside (Boreal forest) as well as inside (beautifully designed), you will feel at home as the servers provide detailed attention to you and the Chef creates absolutely incredible tasteful dishes that will delight you so much you can’t help but lean back and smile. It is a gem up in the National Park and while it can seem pricey to the average food- goer, it really is worth it. The meals created by the Chef are so wonderfully and pridefully served you can sense the love and importance as you are a guest in their restaurant. Service is impeccable. Do yourself a favour and go smile, order everything you can, indulge in some great wine options and have an amazing experience in the heart of the Prince Albert National Park.
Found a lot of the dishes quite salty and my tarragon pasta had only one tiny leaf
Lovely restaurant with excellent food and service! All staff were exceptional. Will definitely be visiting again and recommend to others.
Fine dining in Prince Albert National Park. Good food, great wine, excellent service. Try the lamb.
Fabulous food and service from the staff.
Best restaurant in Saskatchewan.
Staff and owner were extremely professional but friendly as this restaurant is in a National Park.
Unexpected food quality in an area where burgers and pizza are the norm.
This was our third visit, and the primary reason we travelled to Waskesiu. Each visit has been exceptional!
What a pleasant surprise find in the middle of Northern Saskatchewan at Waskesiu Lake! Pietro's was truly amazing, starting with the incredible smells when we entered the restaurant coupled with a personal greeting from the owner when we arrived, to being seated at a window table right in front of the open kitchen, to the scrumptious appetizers (to die for wild mushroom ravioli - we could eat a whole bowl of them as our entree if we had known- and calamari (pan fried rather than deep fried as per our request), followed by our entrees (spicy linguine vongole) and the special of the day, seafood cioppino stew with an incredible fresh tomato broth (we would have killed for some bread to sop up that delectable broth), and of course dessert - white chocolate creme brûlée, finished off with generous glasses of tawny port. The service was prompt, professional and friendly. The evening was capped off with an impromptu sighting of a herd of elk (with babies in tow) trotting by casually across the street. The owner quipped "I ordered them for 7 pm so they are a tad late." We can't wait to come back!
Great dining experience. Food was great and service was professional.
A group of us come to Pietros each year as part of our annual golf trip. The food and service are always outstanding! They make us feel like part of their family.
Always an exceptional experiance! Great for a special occasion.
Service was great with a personal touch but the food quality, taste and presentation was outstanding. The owner came by the table to ensure all was to expectations and if we needed anything else.
Tableside Caesar Salad was excellent! I had the 10 oz sirloin with side of mushrooms which was also excellent. My wife had the Innisfail Lamb Chops which she said were the best she’s had. We’ve travelled extensively through Canada, US and Europe and confidently stated this. We had a red wine which paired well but on its own an outstanding wine (Schild Barossa Shiraz Australian).
A must visit when in Waskesui!
Best food and service ever!!!
Another great meal at Pietro’s! Incredible service, food, and wine! This is our second time here in the last two years. We look forward to making it a continued tradition.
5 star experience top to bottom. Attentive owner/maitre’d. Sommelier guides us to an outstanding wine selection. Food was top notch as was service. Best restaurant I’ve eaten at in Saskatchewan!
Amazing food with an equally amazing staff! We will be back... again.
Great time sitting on the deck. Amazing wine and food. They even strolled a few feet by us!
We were attending in a yearly conference in Waskesui and we always spend an evening at Pietro's for dinner. We look forward to it every year! The staff make all parts of the evening special - from the reservation, to entering the restaurant, to the drinks, the descriptions of the food, the amazing break sticks, the salad created at your table, the main course, and the dessert - every part of the experience is top notch! Our server engaged with us in such a charming way and took care of every need and wish we had. It felt like a family dinner and they could hardly wait for us to come so they could serve us!!!!! We will be back again next year!
We always have an amazing time here. They will definitely accommodate children but it’s the type of meal that I’d rather enjoy with a group of adults.
Nice menu selections. Food was great and staff was real knowlegeable about the courses.
Great dining experience! However, price of deserts were excessive in comparison to similar dining experiences in Cities of Regina and Saskatoon, SK. Will recommend main course dining, but not deserts due to too high price for what one receives.
Pietro’s is definitely one of the best restaurants in our province. A welcome greeting at the door, attentive wait staff, an outstanding chef and an absolutely impeccable kitchen all make dinner there for ANY occasion a must if you are in the Lakeland area. A favourite restaurant, indeed!
Great food, amazing service from Lindsey. It’s a must everytime we are in Waskesiu.
We can only reiterate what other reviewers have said about Pietro's excellence! We were warmly greeted at the entrance by a co-owner and guided to our reserved table. Our dinner was exceptional! The presentations from appetizers to main dishes to dessert were spectacular and the blending of flavours appealing to the palette. All of this was served by a knowledgeable, efficient and gracious staff. In future, we will be making the 7 hour drive expressly to enjoy this restaurant.
Love Pietro every time I go! The staff are so personable, the vibe is warm and intimate, and the food is exquisite.
The quality of food and service was outstanding. We highly recommend this restaurant for an amazing food experience!
We were looking forward to Pietro’s to re-open for the season. Always a great experience. We will be back again.
We dined Oct.1 for the first time at Pietro's for a special occasion. The dining room is an intimate space with appropriate background music. The food was excellent and portion just right. The server pleasant , efficient and professional. We are looking forward to an other dining experience there.
Excellent meal great service. Would definitely return if ever in the area again.
Pietro's is an unexpected delight. They have a great wine list complete with sommelier to guide your choice. The service is excellent and the owner personally engages with tables throughout the evening. Our food was delicious, including the ravioli appetizer, the lamb and the pasta ragu. The portions are on the smaller side, but my husband and I both left satisfied. We will definitely be back.
Number one preferred, other restaurants know. Beautiful, elegant, lively, lovely, yummy!
The app and all 3 meals we got were terrific. Worth every penny.
This restaurant was recommended to us by a friend who is major food connoisseur. The recommendation was completely on point, the food was fantastic and the service was above and beyond. Completely worth the drive to Waskesiu, Saskatchewan!!!