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About Wildflower Grill
Wildflower is a contemporary restaurant that highlights Canadian cuisine. Inspired by Canada’s raw and resourceful land, all our ingredients are sourced within Canada wherever possible.
Wildflower has also won numerous awards throughout the years:
2012 Gold Plate Awards Gold Medal Winner
Opentable Diners Choice Winner 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015.
2013 Best Restaurants from Avenue Magazine
2008 Top Ten new Restaurants
Come Join us for Great Canadian Cuisine!
Edmonton, AB T5J 1J1
French / Canadian, Wild Game, Steak
Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm (last call 1:45pm);
Dinner: Monday - Thursday & Sunday 4:30pm - 10:00pm (last call 9:00pm); Friday & Saturday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm (last call 10:00pm);
Saturday & Sunday Brunch: Private party requests only
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm (last call 1:45pm);
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
We are located beside a Impark parking lot.
There is street parking which is free after 6pm.
Walkable distance from Corona LRT Station and Legislature grounds.
Private Party Facilities:
Wildflower Grill can host private events for special occasions like weddings, parties and gatherings. We can host seated dinners for up to 70 people and can do a standing cocktail reception for up to 100 people.
Please contact us so that we can help you plan your next corporate or private function.
Private Party Contact:
James Kim: (780) 990-1938
Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Wildflower Grill Ratings and Reviews
Our first visit to Edmonton (or Alberta for that matter), and Wildflower Grill caught our attention with claims of local (more or less) ingredient creatively prepared. We were not disappointed. Our server doubled as the sommelier for the wine pairings with the tasting menu. He excelled at both. Service was friendly and attentive, but not hovering. The wines worked beautifully, even when there was some misunderstanding regarding the vinaigrette used that evening. I would have wished for some more specific information on some of the wines (vineyard, producer) beyond grape and year, but then again I could have asked. We don't understand the complaints about presentation - either that or they have been addressed. Each course was creatively and attractively plated. It is hard to pick a favorite from the several courses. All were outstanding: Fresh oysters, salt cod arancini, pork belly, duck breast, flank steak, and chocolate mousse. However, the clear winner for presentation was the dessert.
The restaurant is obviously a nice, upscale establishment, but for our occasion the waitress didn't seem to care about us. Was looking away when she talked and only came to see us about 3 times for the whole visit. For the food 3 of the courses either came cold or crazy crazy salty. The drinks took a very long time.
The music was almost unhearable.
The mens washroom included no toilet paper on the roll and a broken toilet seat.
It was unfortunately a fairly sub par experience compared to what you'd expect from this type of establishment.
The service and atmosphere were great.
We were disappointed in the food. It was very salty - to the point that my mouth was burning from the salt. The gnocchi was so tough that it felt like we were eating gnocchi made from play-dough. When we got to desert - two of the four offerings were not available because neither the cheesecake or the sticky toffee pudding had set properly. The news about the dessert made us think perhaps it was a new chef — which is maybe why the food was disappointing. We left feeling like it was the most expensive mediocre food we had ever eaten.
Went there with my daughter to celebrate her 19th b-day. Limited, one page menu, all 3 of our dishes were lacklustre - steak under cooked, fish and pork dish over cooked, even the desert -cheesecake, was mediocre, price for 3 dining out -$200+ , maybe acceptable with a premium dining experience including properly cooked food
Food was great, server was excellent but other staff were rude and the management doesn’t take responsibility for the staff. Very sad that the kitchen staff put out a great product and the front end can’t finish the experience. I wrote a complaint and got excuses. If you want to try the food order to go.
The food was excellent! The Heritage salad was very tasty. The Entre we ordered was lamb Shanks with Squash Gnocchi; which was perfectly done & had great flavours. Their Signature cocktail; Wildflower Breeze was very good, however for the amount you get it was overpriced,
The service was average. The waitress didn't introduce herself, didn't take the time to light the candle on our table & never asked if I wanted another cocktail or wine just before the meal was about to be served.
I asked the waitress what a particular item was in the salad. She had no idea but said she would find out for me. She never did.
Overall, we thought the food was excellent, but the service good improve to match the level of the food experience.
I think my expectations were a bit too high. The menu was kinda odd imho, it was a bit limited. settled on wagyu rib eye, ($ 62) it was excellent and perfectly med rare. the veg was tasty and nice sauces.
wife had Icelandic cod, ($42 ish) she was pleased with it but the protein portion was a wee bit small i'd estimate 5oz. she was pleased with flavour and veg was good.
the ambiance was a bit off too. maybe just starting to get old, it was clean but getting worn.
all in all food was great and thats what we went for, i don't think the food would disappoint anyone.
maybe they just need to get together and brainstorm some fresh ideas, reprint an upgraded menu and get some tablecloths. They have all the building blocks to be great, just needs a little sizzle.
Wildflower was once my favourite 'special' place. After a hiatus from such pleasures, I looked forward to the selection of small plates, the charming amuse bouche and the delightful treats at the end of a meal. Understandably, change must occur to stay fresh and current (like the food), but I found nothing at Wildflower that I was looking forward to. The oysters were delicious, the server was wonderful, but what separated Wildflower from its many competitors has vanished.
My colleague and I enjoyed an excellent lunch at Wildflower. The Duck Confit was exceptional. The Sticky Toffee dessert was delicious. If this venue had a large room it would be excellent to host educational dinner presentations. Very impressed with the service here.
I would highly recommend this place for a business lunch.
Happy to see a few more gluten free options but disappointed that did not include the pasta options. I had a problem with a hot beverage. I ordered coffee forgetting how very very strong it arrives. My friend took the coffee and I ordered English breakfast tea. Unfortunately that was not what was delivered. It tasted and smelled like bergamo to which I am allergic so I assume it was Earl Gray. But the food as usual was great!
Our lunch was very good, duck confit , pork schnitzel and wild mushroom barley risotto. With the exception of to much salt on the spaetzel everything else was top notch.
The decor needs a good upgrading, the restaurant is looking tired. Needs new covering on the bench seats and the table are worn.
The server seemed fairly new as she was tentative but did a good job .
We will return as the food made up for any deficiencies.
We enjoyed our dining experience here. I have one small quibble about the food. I ordered the duck and it was well prepared however, there were too many elements on the plate. Two or three sauces plus other elements all in the same colour palate. I would describe it as “busy”.
Sadly one of our favourite restaurants has seen better days. Plus it was very expensive $230 for two included tip and wine .
They tried to explain that the menu is changing , but the menu we were given was very limited and not at all exciting.
Only three tables occupied
This was a fabulous place to meet friends. I doubt we will be back anytime soon.
As with our visit there in early August/17, we were served by the same waiter & seated at the same table.
Very professional, friendly & humorous waiter who actually remembered us from our August visit.
Wonderful specials that evening, worth the recommendation, tasty desserts, particularly the sticky toffee pudding, & excellent red wine sangria!!!
It’s too bad we don’t live in Edmonton as we would dine there at least twice a month, particularly if we knew what specials were being offered! My wife & I highly recommend it.
Moderately expensive, but excellent quality of food, fresh ingredients & cooked to perfection.
We enjoyed a lovely evening with friends in a quiet, nicely lit setting. Our meals were fantastic in flavour and nicely portioned and presented. We required some explanation of the very, perhaps overly, creative menu. Our young waiter, while perhaps a bit over the top in his descriptions and manner, was knowledgeable, friendly and attentive. We look forward to returning for another great meal.
I am unfortunately unable to leave a good review for Wildflower Grill. I have frequented the restaurant many many times, and this is my first negative review. A friend and I booked a reunion lunch yesterday. We arrived right on our reservation time--11:45. We were seated by the friendly hostess, but no one had ventured near our table except the hostess to fill our water glasses by 12:14. We finally beckoned the hostess over and asked if we could order, as we both had to return to work for the afternoon. She put in our order and delivered our food. We were NEVER greeted by our "server", he came at 12:40 when our food was delivered and asked if we wanted pepper. that is it. We were never offered a beverage besides water, never asked if we wanted dessert, had to ask twice for coffee (again from the hostess). I described it as our "server-less" meal. We left a 15% tip but told the hostess, who again, took our payment, that we wanted her to have the tip. no one deserves 15% for offering you pepper and ignoring you during your whole dining experience. I was embarrassed as I recommended the restaurant to my friend. Two men sitting beside us came in 15 minutes after we did, had our servers full attention and received their food 20 minutes before we did. It was on our minds as to why we were ignored, why when we pointed out to the hostess we were being ignored that nothing was done, and why even though the hostess put in our order, that the daily special and a salad took 1/2 hour. It will be a long time before I will be back to the Wildflower -- worst service, or rather non-service I have had in a long long time, and it felt like it was simply because we were women and deemed not important to our server. At any time if he came over and apologized and started "serving us" we would have welcomed it and it could have turned our dining experience around. Sooooooo disappointing.
I've been to Wildflower Grill several times, and it is consistantly good food and great service. I typically go there for business lunches, but I would definitely go there in the evening as well. The menu changes frequently enough to stay interesting, and the atmoshere is comfortable. Prices are reasonable, alos.
Wildflower Grill had long been one of my favourite restaurants, and this meal simply reinforced that. The food was - as per usual -fantastic and the service was phenomenal (our server, Don, was a hoot and even managed to get us to try raw oysters for the first time. You can imagine my sister's horror at being told that the oysters were still alive!!).
Always highly recommended.
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