Top 10 Restaurants 2017

- Avenue Magazine

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Canada's Top 10 Wine Restaurants

- Wine Enthusiast

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Canada's 100 Best Restaurants 2017

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An extraordinary dining experience is to embark on a journey. We have created a beautiful place in an extraordinary setting and have tended to the details that make you feel at home: staff who care, chefs who are passionate about quality and the regional seasonal ingredients that bring to your palate a taste of place.

Winemakers Dinner with Don Triggs

Canadian Wine Legend Don Triggs

joins us for a special evening presenting the acclaimed wines from his latest venture,
Culmina Family Estate Winery.

Taste limited release wines from the Okanagan's Golden Mile,
and enjoy the carefully paired multi-course menu from Chef Matthias Fong. 
Thursday October 26, 2017
$150.00 per person + GST + 18% gratuity
Limited Seating, Reserve Now!
Call (403) 261-7670

Thanksgiving Weekend

The Best of Fall Harvest

We are open all day Monday October 9th for Thanksgiving Lunch and Dinner,
or join us for Brunch Saturday and Sunday. Reservations recommended. 


We also have a limited number of Turkey Dinner in your Home.
They are going fast - reserve yours now. Call (403) 261-7670.

Gold Medal Plates 2017

Cheer on our very own Chef Matthias Fong as he competes in the Gold Medal Plates Canadian Culinary Competition!

Celebrated in eleven cities across Canada, this event features premier chefs in each city in a culinary competition for gold, silver and bronze medals. The winners will compete in the nationwide Canadian Culinary Championships.

This year, Gold Medal Plates will be raising funds to support Canadian Olympic athletes competing in the upcoming 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang.

WHEN: Thursday November 2, 2017
WHERE: Telus Convention Centre


Wine Enthusiast Top 10

Thank you Wine Enthusiast! We are thrilled to have been included on this list.  

Here's what the magazine had to say:

"At her flagship River Café—and the newer Deane House—Sal Howell sets the standard for fine and future dining in this increasingly hot wine and food city. Mature vintages come from a cellar that’s survived two floods in 26 years on Prince’s Island."

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Canadas 100 Best Restaurants 2017

We are very proud to be included on this list again for 2017.

Thanks to Canada's 100 Best for the recognition and congrats to the other fantastic restaurants on the list!

Thanks also to Avenue Magazine for naming River Café as one of Calgary's Top 10 Restaurants of 2017. So many great restaurants to celebrate in this town! We appreciate that you choose us and we strive every day to continue to earn your accolades.