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Riverbank Bistro

$$ - $$$, , French
8 Mission Avenue, St. Albert, Alberta T8N 1H4, Canada
+1 587-290-1655
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“spaetzle” (2 reviews)
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Contemporary, Canadian, French, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8 Mission Avenue, St. Albert, Alberta T8N 1H4, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There needs to be more buzz about this restaurant so that more diners visit so.....bzzzzz! The chef here knows his flavors and his food is earthy and packed with umami and the seasoning was spot on. Our server was chatty, but not too, just the...More

Thank Golfgal60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Husband Ron and myself have been coming to Riverbank Bistro on a weekly basis since Feb and cannot get enough. The food is incredible, the staff are superb and Dan is outstanding! We are so happy this place is so close to home. I...More

Thank rckokotilo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I made a dinner reservation on Oct 20/18 on the advice of several friends who raved about the food. We had an awesome dinner and can't wait to return. The executive chef's care and attention to quality, taste and presentation makes for...More

Thank Pioneer685762
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We had an amazing night out at the Riverbank Bistro. From the funky drink menu which has some customs on traditional cocktails, to the appetizers, mains and desserts. Everything was executed with precision and great detail. The beet / horseradish crème fresh is everything and...More

Thank Neil J
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Great value for what you get you should easily pay $50 plus for these entree’s Outstanding taste if I could not afford this place I’d eat Penutian butter sandwiches all week long just to visit it once a week so worth it top shelf Chefs...More

Thank SHQAlexander
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Expect the unexpected at the Riverbank Bistro. Although it looks like a homey, comfy house with the bistro name the food is world class restaurant. The dishes all have their own twist to them, surprising you in the best possible way. When we told the...More

Thank cmcc0rd
Reviewed 19 September 2018

I have been to the Riverbank Bistro twice within the last week. Friday night, which was very busy but service was still impeccable. Tuesday night was quieter and still service was top notch then as well. The food both times was outstanding. It was superbly...More

Thank orcasual
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We com back regularly. Great food. I love the ceaser solid and beef short rib. We will keep coming back for sure. One of our favorite places in St. Albert.

Thank Nick B
Nicole D, Owner at Riverbank Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thanks for your review Nick! So glad you had a great dinner!

Reviewed 26 August 2018

In the last year we have travelled to Palm Springs, Honolulu, Las Vegas and Penticton. While we had many wonderful meals none of them compared to Riverbank Bistro. Why I have not heard of this place is a puzzle to me as we are foodies....More

Thank Denise02
Nicole D, Owner at Riverbank Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thank you so much for your review Denise! We so appreciate the feedback!

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Went for the first time for brunch last weekend and we were not disappointed. Every dish ordered was delicious and for the amount you pay you received ample enough food and of very high quality. Would highly recommend.

Thank DeborahKB31
Nicole D, Owner at Riverbank Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thank you Deborah!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Contemporary, Canadian, French, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Mission Avenue, St. Albert, Alberta T8N 1H4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  St. Albert
  • Phone Number: +1 587-290-1655
  • E-mail
Riverbank Bistro - St. Albert's newest restaurant. Located in the heart of the city, along the Sturgeon River in one of the St. Albert's most iconic buildings, a victorian style house at 8 Mission Avenue. Riverbank Bistro features classic fair with a modern Canadian twist.
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