Woodwork

4.6
992 reviews
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Canadian
Wood-fired | Barrel-aged

Located in Edmonton's historic McLeod Building at 10132-100 Street.


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SM
Calgary
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

The drinks were delicious but the food wasn't special (for the high price) and we were disappointed with the server (who wasn't attentive)

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OT
Ottawa
3 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfectly crafted cocktails (the house sour is amazing), beautifully balanced plates of fresh and inspired ingredients (I have yet to be disappointed by a single dish). The ambiance is intimate but social. Trendy (not fancy but not casual). Service is always impeccable. As a foodie, my favorite restaurant in Edmonton.

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OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My friend and I were in for her birthday dinner/ celebration. Our server Nic was unreal! We will definitely be back!

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JD
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

Portions are small. Service is okay but slow. It’s very loud. The food is decent but just okay. Very over priced for what you get, I don’t mind paying if the food is worth it.

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AT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

The service was great but the food didn’t live up to the hype. We ordered 4 appies of the small plate menu and 3 of them were served with the exact same sour dough bread. The tartar, the bone marrow and the tuna are all soft textures and were served with the same bread which is also a soft texture. They need to switch it up, so every texture on the plate isn’t the same. Won’t be going back unless the menu changes

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JL
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

For the price you pay to eat there, the food was very mediocre. I would not eat there again or recommend this restaurant.

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OT
Vancouver
14 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great as usual. Excellent bar but also the kitchen puts out a small number of extremely well thought out and delicious meals. It’s the best in Edmonton.

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JP
Edmonton
10 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I picked Woodwork since they are one if the few in town that have Pappy Van Winkle, and especially the 23yrs old bottle. Very rare and pricey but oh so worth it.

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OT
Edmonton
7 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Excellent but very small menu. Service was impeccable and timely. Wine suggestion was excellent and the food was great, although my wife’s chicken was slightly undercooked. We never said anything so this was not an issue.

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S
Edmonton
12 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Excellent aerv

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DJ
Edmonton
10 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Husband and I had an excellent dinner and night out for our anniversary. Sara was an impeccable attentive server and we would highly recommend this restaurant

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OT
Edmonton
4 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

10th anniversary

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KN
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

The food and service were good. However, the restaurant was very noisy and it was too crowded. The Maître’d was very rude and they were somewhat un accommodating,

Kyle

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AH
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

We had a great time, my only disappointment was where we were seated. We were a group of 7, and walked into the place as the first customers with the exception of a few at the bar. We were seated right by the drafty door. I asked if we could be seated a little further in at least 3 other accommodating looking booths that were still empty, and the bartender, who actually greeted us flatly said no, and then pretty much blew us off. I honestly came very close to blowing off the reservation due to his lack of even trying.
Everything else following that was great. Jessie, was a very attentive and patient waiter, as it was difficult to choose from the menu.

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MS
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

We went for my partners birthday and had a wonderful evening. Cocktails, food, and service were excellent. Thank you so much for the extra birthday treat at the end of the meal too! (Even though we were both STUFFED!)

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OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Absolutely delicious food and great cocktails. The halibut was cooked perfectly.

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A
Edmonton
16 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great selection of drinks. Service is exceptional. The food menu compliments the available cocktails.

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M
Calgary
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and drinks. Try the chicken it was amazing

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MR
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

About to change the menu -- all is good but I have been at Woodwork several times since last year and still have all the same items on the menu.
Also, I like the place in general but it is way too loud and the tables are quite close together.

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CH
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food.. neat drinks.
Tomahawk streak was fun to order.
Beef tartare amazing
Bone marrow unreal

Woodwork
Responded on March 26, 2019

Thanks for the kind words Cory. See you next time! -WW

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CS
Edmonton
6 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Had a family Birthday and ordered a bunch of items from the small and large plate selection. Loved the Gnocchi, roasted Chicken, frites, and the chocolate mousse! So delicious.

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OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 2

My flatiron steak was hopelessly tough. I was given a replacement halibut dish cheerfully and quickly. So my wife and I had the same selections. The wedge salads were very good. And we liked the halibut. The cocktails were outstanding.

I was surprised that the ribeye, my first choice, had run out so early.

The service by Camille was perfect. Attentive but not obtrusive.

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HH
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious food and great service! The gnocchi and fried chicken was superb. Lovely decor. A bit loud and difficult to hear. Will go back!

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D
Edmonton
9 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

Food good always. No coffee available. At all. I find this a total affectation. The drink I ordered which contained truffle honey smelled like gasoline. Oh well, nice to try new things and they have lots. Great room.

Woodwork
Responded on March 23, 2019

We sure wish that was the case too! Unfortunately, there's no one anywhere near us who serves coffee. Hopefully in the future we can figure out the logistics and bring it back! - Jordan

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TK
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

The food was very good, but the service was poor -- it seemed like our waiter was brand new to the restaurant.

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OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing! The endive/beet salad was incredible!

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JT
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It is very loud and the tables are very close. The food was amazing served was too shelf.

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OT
Edmonton
19 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and fantastic food! Drink the House Sour!!

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MM
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and drinks! We even received complimentary dessert! I recommend the mussels and the lavender fizz (a drink from the old menu but they will still make it for you if you ask!).

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food! Amazing service. I went with a group of 5 and we had a great time! The server was amazing and really knew her cocktails. Would definitely go back.

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DL
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The service was outstanding. Overcooked my steak but offered to replace it immediately; complimentary dessert.

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L
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 3ambience 2

Table so close to the next that we couldn't have a private conversation.

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D
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

Food was good although I much preferred the old menu options.

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BE
Edmonton
7 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great time, great food, great drinks and great service. Will definitely go back.

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CA
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great cocktail menu; will definitely have to return to try this place again!

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DG
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We really , REALLY enjoyed our experience at Woodwork. It's nice to go somewhere different and try new things

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JN
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

We have been to Woodwork many times before. I feel that this time was different.
I will be calling this weekend to speak to a manager regarding our experience.
Thank you
Jenn

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MB
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 4

Wood Work. Great location, the food was delicious, service was great! However for or a higher end restaurant I would expect better furnishings and nicer washrooms. Softwood table tops on wobbly bases, Crooked Toilets..

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L
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always enjoy our evening at Woodwork. Great to share a few of the small plates and enjoy with cocktails!!

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JD
Edmonton
12 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was lovely, the decor is beautiful, and the food was delicious.

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