Smokey Bear

4.9
107 reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Canadian
A wood fired eatery in the heart of Old Strathcona. Open kitchen concept with edgy-vibe, serving share plates made with market ingredients, highlighted by natural wines.

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Experiences

  • WEST COAST WINE DINNER

    CA$118.00 per person

    Jul 8, 2021 only

    Join us for an exploration of West coast food and wine brought to you by Smokey Bear & Vino Al Vino. 7 set courses and 6 paired wines on July 8th at 6:30 PM. Limited seating available. Meuwly’s Coppa - Sweetie Drop Peppers - Grilled Flat Bread 2019 MARTHA STOUMEN Post Flirtation White Blend Spot Prawn Ceviche - Heirloom Tomatoes - Chili 2018 SMOCKSHOP BAND “Spring Ephemeral” Albariño Grilled Watermelon - Malt Glaze - Mint 2018 FERDINAND Garnacha Blanca Smoked Atlantic Salmon - Garden Herbs - Lemon 2018 SMOCKSHOP BAND “Spring Ephemeral” Pinot Noir Coal Roasted Beans - Mustard Cream Sauce 2019 FERDINAND Graciano Glazed Pork Ribs - Fermented Pepper Glaze COOPER MOUNTAIN Pinot Noir Avocado Chocolate Mousse - Pistachios
What 107 People Are Saying
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4.9
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4.8
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4.6
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100% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipAude
Montreal
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

La nourriture est excellente, mais un peu chère!

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MaximeB
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Top 5 of my favorite restaurants. We are from France and we are used to try many restaurants, especially Michelin Star ones. This one needs your interest. The cuisine is very interesting, very surprising and mastered tastes. The service was perfect, the waitresses are very professional, know their job and are passionate and it shows.
We really spent an excellent evening accompanied by professionals who allow us to discover a new cuisine. You won't be disappointed.

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LaureenP
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outstanding as ususal! Such a great experience dining here. Definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Loved It amazing in all ways

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AashishPatel
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food and service was amazing, as well as the service and the hospitality. Wine list was also excellent

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vipOpenTable Diner
Edmonton
7 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Simply delicious. Highly recommend Smokey Bear if you enjoy smoke flavour.

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AnitaM
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The service is outstanding! I love how the menu is always changing and how knowledgeable our server was. It was my 2nd time there and I tell everyone about this hidden gem!

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lonnie
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best spot in town. Food and wine are incredible. You won't be disappointed.

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LukeR
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outstanding service, excellent dishes and a great overall dining experience. We will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing experience as always. We ordered nearly one of everything off the menu and it was all cooked just perfectly. Huge fan of the beef cheeks - worth a try. Service was also exceptional - great wine pairings and company. I love how the crew at Smokey Bear executes. Huge props and big thanks !

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DanV
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent service, amazing wine menu and great food :)

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wife and I went for Valentine’s Day night out. Been to the Smokey Bear multiple times and have never had a bad bite. The thought behind the menu and use of local ingredients make it a truly unique dining experience.

Best Old Fashioned cocktail in YEG!

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Mthiebaud
Edmonton
12 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

For Valentine’s Day 2021 we did the tasting menu. There was one item that I knew my husband would like but I wouldn’t, so I asked if they could substituted (if not he would just eat it) and they did without hesitation. This is our second time dining here, both times we did the tasting menu. It has not disappointed either time. The pork chop was my husbands favourite dish. Mine was the pork belly (which was our substitution) and the white chocolate custard dessert. It was so delicious, great textures, beautiful plating, the entire meal was awesome!

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vipDarrylM
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Such a great and unique spot in Edmonton. Cannot recommend it enough. Food is imaginative and delicious. The wine list, along with the servers knowledge of the wine, is fantastic. Cocktails are spot on as well. Great people, great food. Eat here.

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

First time here and we’ll definitely be back to have some of the items from the menu we missed!

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
5 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great meal.

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Mthiebaud
Edmonton
12 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We did the tasting menu and it was lovely and super tasty. They made substitutions for me on a dish and brought extra accoutrements when needed. It was delicious and I would definitely go back again!!!

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Jojo
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

My favourite restaurant in Edmonton! Always a treat with the most scrumptious dishes and an exceptionally well chosen wine and liquor list. All the staff are awesome! Can’t wait until I can go again!

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
5 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent! We went with my husband for the first time here. My husband was considered, as he saw pictures online, that everything was burnt ☺️ But everything that we ordered was super super super tasty!!!! The service is great! You can see that the chef was working in Europe. We just wait for new menu to come back👌

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OliviaL
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Unbelievable food. The staff were incredibly knowledgeable and friendly and the atmosphere was relaxed. I can't wait to go back!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic Canada
10 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience4

My significant other and I enjoyed the chef's menu, the food was good but seemed to be in unfinished thought, not deserving of the high price. The sommelier made a fantastic wine suggestion that was superb for the meal. As an easy coaster I was baffled when we were servered scallops from the PEI side of the bay of Fundy.... As that doesn't exist. The meal was good, but it was not as good as the price of the meal would have suggested

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DanC
Edmonton
8 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Great food and service. Unique and interesting wine list.

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MJ123
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Terrific food, always inventive use of tasty local ingredients. Relaxed atmosphere, just go and enjoy!

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vipMrRick
Edmonton
5 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Very good service with a limited menu. The Chef's table was very good. Need more non-meat options on the A La Carte menu.

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AndyP
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Smokey Bear was an excellent experience. I recommend you sit at the bar and take it all in! The food was fantastic and the restaurant staff were super friendly and made you feel at home. We would go back for sure! Make sure you order the flatbread and the pork chop!! Loved it!

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DarrelA
Edmonton
8 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We chose the chef choice dinner menu. Every course was excellent. We will be back again.

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jordans
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was absolutely amazing,
Service was great. We had a wonderful evening

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HeatherL
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Delicious! The food was so amazing when we dined at Smokey Bear. The tartare was amazing! I liked the decor, as well. :)

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vipDarrylM
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent service, neat wine list, good cocktails, and inventive food! I think this place is just going to keep getting better and better...and it is already unreal!

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vipMarkW
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Portions were small.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was an outstanding meal. Riley, Campbell and Dennis can sure cook. The Two Jillians took care of all our beverage needs and created a great social environment! SB is a must experience spot!

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RyGuy
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love this place. It is one of Edmonton’s very best.

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AndrewM
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a fabulous birthday dinner here. Service went above and beyond, loved the wine list and expertise, and the food is exquisite - Loads of awesome local ingredients. There is nothing like a restaurant that is owned, operated, and staffed with people who have a passion for flavours and the fun experience of dining. An absolute pleasure!

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LaetitiaC
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic and thoughtful dishes. Nice to see people care very much about the ingredient sourcing as well as the dining experience. We will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Solid place, really enjoyed the experience. The pork chop and short rib were to die for. Great wine too, will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The staff is attentive. They explain where the ingredients come from. It is an extremely amazing experience. The food is to die for. Just a fabulous evening

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PrairieDog
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Always an interesting choice to dine out with locally sourced products for tapas. A great addition to the Edmonton food restaurant scene to get away from the usual pub style food and steak. The tapas are extremely flavourful and served like food art on wonderful pottery.

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ReganC
Edmonton
4 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

The wine and cocktail list is short and very overpriced. ($16 for Aperol Spritz)
Our meal consisted of 6 oysters and boy were they fresh but $25 is a bit much. A flatbread similar to Naan with a couple of spreads (sausage was good but sour cream not so much) about $16, 3 mushrooms over a garlic paste...very good but not worth $23 and finally a pork chop that was tasty but again not worth $36.
the concept is ok, food items were good but price point not worth it IMO.

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Matt
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Good food, friendly staff. It's a little barren inside, but that's probably COVID. They accommodated our group well and we'll definitely be back in the future.

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DebR
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Enjoyed an incredible evening on the back patio: took two newcomers (& a seasoned Smokey Bear veteran) and explored the chef’s tasting menu over three hours of conversation. Each dish was presented exquisitely, but somehow managed to taste even better. The shrimp and mushroom dumplings were too die for, and the chef generously added the scallop ceviche to our plates. After many visits, this was a favourite tasting menu as the summer produce has arrived at Smokey Bear. Thank you for a wonderful evening!

FAQs

Smokey Bear is rated 4.9 stars by 107 OpenTable diners.

Smokey Bear does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.smokeybearyeg.com/gift-vouchers.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.