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Sawmill - Edmonton Capilano

3.9
822 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Steakhouse
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We have all the Sawmill tradition in this new location, but we’ve added a real modern flair to it as well. It’s the same cozy and professional dining experience guests have come to expect from Sawmill over the years in a more modern setting.
Capilano Sawmill’s Executive Chef is well versed in the Sawmill menu. Your taste buds will be treated to traditional Sunday Brunch and of course the most famous, most succulent, most mouth watering prime cuts of AAA Alberta beef around.
The fine dining experience offered by Capilano Sawmill will be an exciting opportunity for Edmontonians to tantalize their taste buds. Capilano Sawmill also features a massive 2500 sq-ft. two-tier patio where you can enjoy your favourite beverages on a hot sunny day!
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Brunch
Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm
Breakfast
Sat 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Lunch
Mon–Sat 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Dinner
Daily 4:00 pm–9:00 pm
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Phone number
(780) 469-4090
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Rahul Rajpoot
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Catering
Our delicious meals and superb service are among the finest available and has given us a name synonymous with fine dining. Couple that with a beautiful banquet facility, and you have the makings for the perfect party for your next corporate or family event. We realize the confidence you have in your caterer is very important, so feel free to browse through our menu suggestions or drop in for a mid-week lunch and taste our delicious food. We'd be more than happy to meet you and discuss how we can help, and keep in mind we can work with your budget or culinary ideas.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
50 Street
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Parking details
Complimentary Parking in front and around the restaurant.
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Public transit
Right near the Capilano transit centre.
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Entertainment
The Sawmill Loyalty Program was designed to show you, the customer, our appreciation for your loyal patronage. Membership is free!
The Sawmill Loyalty Card has two accounts; a Sawmill Point account and a Sawmill Dollar account. The Sawmill will issue 1 point for every dollar spent. When your account reaches 500 points, 500 points will be debited from the Sawmill Points account and $25 Sawmill Dollars will be credited to the Sawmill$ Earned Account. These Sawmill Dollars can be used to pay for food, beverage and merchandise on future bills at any Sawmill Location.

THERE ARE PERKS BY GETTING SOCIAL WITH THE SAWMILL
Want to earn extra Sawmill Loyalty Points? Link your Sawmill Loyalty account to Facebook, and when you visit a Sawmill and earn points, a message will post to your Facebook News Feed / Wall.
25% of the value of your guest check (in bonus points) will be earned each time a message posts. Visit www.myicard.net to get connected.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 822 People Are Saying
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3.9based on all time ratings
4.0
food
3.9
service
3.9
ambience
3.7
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on May 14, 2017

Mothers Day

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4.0Dined on April 21, 2017

Business meeting

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4.0Dined on March 15, 2017

Diner was great afterwards went to the lounge I did not realize until after what my bill was, it was half price wine night and I thought also glasses I ordered a glass that was three dollars cheaper then a bottle a good server wood have recommended that and told us we could have took the rest of our wine home.

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4.0Dined on February 10, 2017

We had an entertaining waiter. You may also get a personal song from the singing manageress.

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5.0Dined on February 8, 2017

Always a reliable place to get great beef and it's nice to see a broad selection of beers on tap

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4.0Dined on February 4, 2017

Great service. Diverse menu. Good ambiance in a comfortable settung.

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2.0Dined on January 27, 2017

Food was cold service was slow (our waitress came by 3 times in 2 hours) hostess came by to see how we were enjoying our dining experience as my wife found hair on her plate lol

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2017

Robbie Burns Day at the Capilano Sawmill arranged by Miss Rosie (Manager of Capilano Sawmill). Although, we didn't make dinner reservations with the knowledge there would be "Men in Kilts", we had the pleasure of having Bruno as our competent and prompt waiter. Bruno's service was impeccable. While we dined, the "Men in Kilts" (thank you Rosie!) were eloquently piping haggis from the dining side to the lounge as several large tables were being seated, the thought does run through your mind . . . oh, oh, how is the service going to be with all the distractions? Well, I promise you Bruno does not disappoint; his attention to detail, polite query regarding the food's preparation and it's temperature then casually refreshing our drinks all while managing the other large parties. Samjay and Bruno make the dining experience feel like your dining with people much more enjoyable than family. It is evident that Rosie has what it takes to make a team and mentor the atmosphere at this establishment. I need to discuss the food we ordered the seafood and steak combo which included a choice of salad or soup and dessert. We each selected an opposite dish to try each. I ordered the baked potato soup. Seriously, this delicious concoction could quite possibly have been made in my own Grandmother's kitchen. The soup's texture, aroma, temperature and taste accompanied by sprinkles of green onion and bacon were possible why I made it through the gruelling work week just to get this soup in front of me. I could have ordered the cauldron and skipped everything else. The salad was crisp, cold and fresh with a balsamic vinaigrette to compliment the cranberries, goat cheese and walnuts. Wait! Our steak and seafood were on they're way! Grilled to perfection, savory and juicy the steak was a perfect size, accompanied by the baked potatoes (I know, I know) and butter roasted root veggies. The chocolate bread pudding made me forget the baked potato soup.

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5.0Dined on January 17, 2017

I had a business lunch meeting at the Sawmill and the staff made the experience better. They setup our group in a semi private room which allowed for great discussions. The food was amazing as always. I'm never disappointed with the quality of the food at the Sawmill.

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3.0Dined on January 14, 2017

We have dined here a number of times and always enjoy, however our last visit was not our best. We were here on Jan 14th, a Saturday night. It was fairly quite and the staff was superb, our waitress took care of our little guy for a little bit so that the parents could eat in peace for a few minutes, she kept drinks full, and was attentive. However it was the food that was a little disappointing. There were 6 of us dining. 4 ordered the prime rib, 2 of them were okay and the other 2 were WAY overdone. One person even said that it hurt to chew it was so overdone - and it was supposed to be medium-rare. My ribeye was ordered to be medium-rare, and it was very rare.. it was quite late so we did not complain at the time. I just hope next time is much better.

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5.0Dined on January 14, 2017

We hadn't been there in probably 15 years and were very surprised how good everything was. Will definitely go back.

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2017

Sanjay was our server and he was very good about accommodating our 'special' food requests. We also had a wonderful private table for old friends to get together and talk for some time. It was an awesome dining experience and I will keep coming to this particular location of the Sawmill.

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3.0Dined on January 7, 2017

Table was fantastic, right by the fireplace. Server was good, she got our sense of humour quickly.
Food was okay. Steaks were undercooked. veggies were very interesting

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5.0Dined on January 1, 2017

Sawmill at Capilano is one of our favourite Sunday Brunch venues. We decided to combine a birthday and New Years Day celebration and it did not dissappoint. We were greeted warmly by the Hostess and encouraged to participate in the celebration by wearing free hats and crowns...such fun. It was well organized and there were no long lines. The food, as usual, was excellent with a varied and tempting selection. Special mention for the delightful little lady at the Fresh Omelet station...delicious. The beef ribs and roasted root vegetables were wonderful. Our favourite Sticky Toffee Pudding was the crowning glory. Bruno, our server, was charming and engaging with us and all of his customers. We were treated to a delightful banter between Bruno and his Manager which left us impressed with their dedication to making our visit special. We enjoyed a glass of lovely champagne along with Bruno's attentive but not hovering service. We left feeling that this was a very nice start to 2017.

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5.0Dined on January 1, 2017

New Year's Day

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5.0Dined on January 1, 2017

We were there Sunday New Year's Day brunch. Very good. We were seated in the lounge instead of the dining room, kinda made us feel like we weren't good enough for the dining room. But as time went on, more people were seated in the lounge, must have been over flow..
The food was very good. Will definitely go again.

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3.0Dined on December 31, 2016

Server was obviously new. We didn't get bread or complimentary champagne New Years offering listed. She did alright but didn't know menu and couldn't offer info on meal. Ended up spilling wine when pouring and got co-worker to open the bottle. Just wasn't the service we usually have. Even still would go back again.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2016

Couldn't ask for a better experience

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2016

From the moment we walked in the service ambience and staff was excellent. I would in a heart beat recommend it to my friends and family.

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5.0Dined on December 29, 2016

Great food and Service.

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4.0Dined on December 22, 2016

We went here for my son's birthday. The filet mignons were done to our preference and excellent. The only downside was that it seemed that the restaurant was understaffed as we had to wait quite a while to be seated and place our orders.

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1.0Dined on December 22, 2016

We were seated in the lounge, which apparently happens when you book online. I wasn't aware of this. They were short staffed, so it took a very long time to get a menu, have our order taken and receive our meals. Wait staff complained about co-workers who didn't show up for work, which, in my opinion, caused even more delay. Then the fire alarm kept going off, requiring us to leave the restaurant, returning (eventually) to cold meals. No recompense was offered for the inconvenience. I would have thought a slight discount or a free dessert would be appropriate. Altogether, it was a very unsatisfying experience.

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2.0Dined on December 17, 2016

We all had prime rib my wife who's Birthday it was both had ordered medium rare received very rare and fatty pieces of meat very disappointing!!!!..........

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2.0Dined on December 15, 2016

Normally the food is excelent, unfortunally this was not one of those times. The roast beef was very fatty and when I asked for it to be cooked a bit longer, it came back and had a very bad smell and taste to it. I'm sure I will try that disk again, and give it one last chance.

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4.0Dined on December 12, 2016

Food was good, as usual. Service seemed a little slow for a Monday.

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2.0Dined on December 2, 2016

Tables at this location are very close together. Even when seated at a booth, which would typically be fairly private, it felt as if the two of us were being joined by the two couples in the booth beside us. I could recite every word they were saying and it definitely ruined our dining experience. Also, I do not recommend ordering the Turkey Pot Pie from the Christmas Menu. It was no more than a small bowl of thick floury soup with a pastry lid for $19.00. Very disappointing and definitely not worth the price paid. The steak, of course, was top notch. Lesson learned - order steak at a steak house.

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4.0Dined on November 27, 2016

Food was great. Our server , Bruno, was fantastic

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5.0Dined on November 20, 2016

Service was great and so too was the food. Great for Sunday Brunch.

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4.0Dined on November 18, 2016

More people then expected showed up and the staff went out or their way to move another table over for the rest of our group .

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4.0Dined on November 11, 2016

Food was not cooked to what we ordered. Ordered med primerib got blue rare only took $6.00 1off. Which was not eaten. Might try the restaurant again, disappointed. Service was great

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4.0Dined on November 11, 2016

Although the steaks were very nice and tender, they were flavourless. And the seafood addition was not to my taste liking. Did not like the sauce. And the veggies that came with the meal were also flavourless.

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5.0Dined on November 9, 2016

As per usual, an awesome meal. Great service, great food. Perfect for business lunch to impress clients.

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5.0Dined on November 3, 2016

Great service - settled in quick and love the bread

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4.0Dined on October 30, 2016

The food was quite good, the waiter was friendly and prompt, the atmosphere was relaxed, casual and quiet. It was a nice dinner.

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5.0Dined on October 29, 2016

Excellent service with good food and wine. Overall a great dining experience.

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5.0Dined on October 29, 2016

A great meal in a great environment. There sesame seed sauce is fantastic!

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5.0Dined on October 19, 2016

had a great lunch here was delicious server was excellent, our water was continuously filled. We all had a great time

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5.0Dined on October 15, 2016

Bruno was very pleasant with us all evening. I thought that it took a lot less time than usual to get our food delivered to the table. It was perfect.

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4.0Dined on October 15, 2016

Meals were very good with the exception of one of our party receiving something different then ordered yet charged for the higher value meal. Food came quickly when we identified at the start we had to be out by a certain time. Love the round table for larger group conversations.

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4.0Dined on October 10, 2016

We went for Thanksgiving Dinner and arrived about 15 minutes before our reservation. They seated us, but ignored us for a half hour...It was a bit annoying, but the food was really really good and I understand they are on a timed table d'hote menu for the occasion. The cheesy buns were warm and fresh and very delicious. The turkey soup was very flavourful, perfectly seasoned, and definitely tasted homemade. The turkey dinner was also really really good, homemade, comforting and so so delicious. Large portions and high quality. We also had the pumpkin pie that came with it, and my only issue was that not everyone likes pumpkin pie, so it would be nice to have the option of apple. The service was fairly good once we started to get served, and the lady did take the cost of my mother's cold coffee off of the bill. Overall, very impressed and food way beyond expectations. Would come here for thanksgiving or Christmas dinner anytime, as when there are only two or three of us to cook for, this is a great value. Thanks!

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