Riverside Bistro - Courtyard by Marriott Edmonton
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Sun - Thu 5:00PM - 10:00PM
The food was all fresh and tasted amazing. Wonderful service and beautiful view on the patio!
I only had 3 shrimp in my salad and I paid $8.25 for that. The salad however was delicious and I enjoyed it. It was too expensive at $28, with only 3 shrimp.
When we asked if there was any "bread or buns" to go with our salads- they said 'no" and that they
only had garlic bread.Otherwise it was okay.
Our server was amazing. View was great. The noise was a tad annoying since they're doing renovations on their patio but other than that, beauty.
When we arrived, we had to wait 15 minutes past our reservation time which was at 1:00 despite being early. Service was terrible. Had to wait 10 minutes for a cup of coffee. The food was decent but not worth the price.
The view is amazing...if one could see! They have the little tables in the middle and the back and the tall tables in the front blocking the small tables from seeing! Who thought of this????
We got to pay for mediocre food for a view that we didn't see!!! Make sure you get a table that allows you to see the amazing view you are paying for.
Food was poor and tasted reheated. View was great but reservations meant a lousy seat away from the view. Music kept cutting in and out through static. Overall they tried and failed, but have the potential to be great!
Food is not very good— mediocre at best. You are 100% paying for the view. It’s an amazing view!! Maybe the best in the city. It’s a shame that the food and service was terrible. Would not go back. Would be more worth your time to go elsewhere and then take a walk in the river valley.
Getting renovated so not the best ambiance, however window seats do offer a spectacular view! Good service but meals were bland , my wife didn’t even eat most of hers. Good place for a glass of wine and enjoy the view , not so great for dinner.
Even in a temporary location in the hotel all was great! Thank you.
Great food as always —but it is under construction and is temporarily set up in a conference room!! You need to walk through 2 hallways of drywall, painting and workers on scaffolding to get to the room. They have a make shift coffee and water station set up for staff and brought our food (ordered from a small a la carte menu) in on 3-tiered carts from the kitchen. The noise level was at a maximum and we were by the door so no rivervalley view. They really should be closed for construction. Call first before booking.
Under construction. I’m sure it will be beautiful when done.
I had a reservation for this particular day which was good because there were a whole bunch of people coming in from a conference. We had an awesome view of the river valley and the service was great. We thought that we were going to have to wait a long time due to the number of people but within 10 minutes we had our food. I would love to come back in the summer time to sit outside.
We came for a birthday party, and what made our experience wonderful was the server. She was so positive and kind, it was refreshing!
We were unimpressed with brunch buffet option, and the breakfast itself was okay, but nothing special.
The location of course was fantastic!
Food was just okay considering the price, service was good although restaurant was understaffed the night we went. Waiter was great, friendly and accommodating.
It was a great evening spent visiting with family, we all enjoyed our meals and service was perfect. Due to the Christmas season we had the restaurant to ourselves.
*The one thing I want to mention is regarding parking, please update the parking instructions in your overview. You mention "in front" but don't mention where exactly. We assumed parking was $5.00 for either valet parking or we could park on our own in the parkade for $5.00. We ended up paying way more than $5.00. Just make the parking options more clear. Thanks!
The servers were really nice and our food was great. The restaurant also had an excellent ambience and great views. It will definitely be better to see the views on their balcony tables, so we will come back during the summer!
Great food with an amazing view of the river valley. The Yorkie appetizers were wonderful. The meals were timely and tasty for our whole group.
We also enjoyed their breakfast the next day.
A hidden gem.
We enjoyed our meals, how we were served and okay with the price. Enjoyable, tasty and comfortable.
Will be back again.
Service was great. Food was very good. Really enjoyed our dinner.
We had excellent service, table with a view, waiter offered to take a photo of our group.
Appitizer and drinks perfect pre symphony spot
Wonderful food. Great service. Prices were fair. The view is spectacular! Would definitely come back for a date night with the hubby!
Good was okay, service hit and miss,
Probably won’t go back.
Couldn't have found a better place for my husband's birthday dinner
We enjoyed the service. The best part was the view!
Best view in town especially for the reasonable dinner prices. Two of us ordred the the butter chicken and it was better than the Indian restaurants we've eaten at in town.
Great service. Fabulous food! Beautiful views! Very friendly!
Good food n view
Our waiter was very pleasant and accommodating - he carried an umbrella over to our table to shade the other members of our group. The food was tasty and the terrace has a sensational view of the river valley.
A most enjoyable anniversary luncheon experience - except for the wasps which are unavoidable at this time of year. The view from inside is just a spectacular!
Pésimo servicio tardaron en traernos la carta y en servirnos la copa de vino que pedimos la mesa tuvimos que pedir que la limpiaran había hecho reservación para la terraza y me dijeron que la mesa que yo quería era para una reservación para otras personas. Never going back again terrible experience Price is too high for what they give not a good service
Magnificent view of the river valley. Ribs were delicious and of terrific value. Seemed to accommodate groups well. Definitely recommended if you are looking to rack up your points.
A friend was in from out of town, first day of the folk fest , so where better to take him than the Bistro patio. I used the online reservation tool and got a table outside. It was a busy Thursday evening so I knew we wouldn't be so lucky to get the prime tables. Our server was very attentive, I loved their was little bottles of prosecco on the wine menu and the menu itself was quite varied though definitely on the pricey side. My friend was excited to see Kronenberg rouge on the beer menu, but it was out of stock. I am a veggie so will always say I wish there was more options on the menu for me, but the Mushroom raviolli was really tasty. Overall, a great venue for a lovely meal and one of the best view in Edmonton. The only begrudge is paying $16 to park! I could have found other parking for less but was running a bit late so just parked in the hotel parking, wow, thats alot ;-)
Great view! I wish we had come here sooner. The patio is awesome but they also have a excellent view of the river from inside as well. The food was good, a bit pricey though. Would come back.
My partner and I came in to celebrate our anniversary, we did a late dinner around 9, sat on the outdoor patio and caught the most beautiful sunset over the cityscape.
The employees were very welcoming and kind people.
The food was tasty, me being someone who enjoys middle eastern food, I ordered the butter chicken. Most of the time to have good butter chicken you need to go to middle eastern restaurant, but I was very pleased with the results here, the spices were accurate and it was a delicious meal. Very excited to come back and try more of the menu.
Decent ambience, ok views, food was okay but way overpriced.
Enjoyed the evening and the meal. Patio is one of the best in the city.
Had a great visit with old friends on the patio! It was a beautiful evening and our waitress was just the right amount of attentiveness. I can’t wait to go back and enjoy the patio again, such a beautiful view of our lovely river valley!
Googled Edmonton downtown brunch and this came up. They don’t serve brunch.
It was a beautiful setting overlooking the river. Food was delicious! Service was great!