There are days when the thirst-quenching craving for a cold, refreshing beer can’t be sufficed by anything else but the golden stuff. With the craft brewery scene exploding in our home town of Calgary, our love for a chilled glass has been revitalized. Keeping up with the craft beer trend and the numerous microbreweries popping up around the city isn’t something to complain about, especially if it means featuring their creations for our guests to explore right here at Cilantro! Check out the lineup of delicious brews now on our menu: Continue reading “Keeping up with Calgary’s Craft Beer Scene”
‘Farm to table’ is a phrase we’re both fortunate and proud to use here at Cilantro. Located in the heart of bustling Calgary, it’s hard to believe that some of our favourite ingredients are raised a short 40-minute drive away, on 540 acres of lush rolling foothills southwest of Calgary. Continue reading “Behind the Scenes of Canadiana Cuisine”
Summer at Cilantro has well and truly begun, and no one is more excited to be serving guests on the outdoor patio than our own Dusty Miller. Regulars would agree that he has an infectious smile that welcomes everyone as soon as they sit down. We spoke with Dusty to find out a little bit more about his time at Cilantro and his career journey with CRMR. Continue reading “Meet Dusty Miller: Always serving customers at Cilantro with a smile!”
This Mother’s Day our doors will be open for an extra special Sunday Night of celebrations. On May 13, we welcome all the incredible mothers and their families into our newly renovated restaurant, to show our shared appreciation for those extra special ladies in our lives. Chef Lancelot Monteiro has carefully crafted a Canadiana inspired, five-course set dinner menu*, bursting with flavor to please the palate on this special occasion. See the full menu listed below.
Whether you’re catching up with an old friend, sealing that all important business deal or just in need of R&R with your favorite book, Cilantro presents The Art of Lunch. Every Tuesday to Friday from 11.30am to 2pm a unique lunch menu will be available bringing you 3 tasty dishes featuring some of our classics.
Meet Ryan, the General Manager of Cilantro on 17th Avenue. He’s been at Cilantro for nearly two years and we think it’s about time we got to know a little bit more about him and why he loves working with us!
Freshening up for its 30th Birthday, Cilantro will be closed from January 1, 2018 until February 2018 due to renovations in the casual and cozy restaurant. The renovations will focus mainly on updating the main floor by including new seating, tables, light fixtures and updated color scheme.
We have been awarded three Gold Awards from Culinaire Magazine in the Alberta’s Finest Drinks List Awards – Best Overall Drinks List, Most Comprehensive Wine List, and Best By The Glass List! “With well over 100 lists submitted, and 11 different categories to be evaluated, we had some very busy days this summer” says Linda Garson, the Co-Chair & Editor In Chief of Culinaire Magazine.
We are very excited to be one of the thousands of venues around the world participating in Negroni Week 2017, taking place from June 5-11! Presented by Imbibe Magazine and Campari, Negroni Week utilizes one of the world’s favourite cocktails to raise money for charities around the globe, collectively raising around $900,000.00 to date with the participating venues.
We will be open on Mother’s Day for dinner!
Our team couldn’t think of a better reason to open our doors – we are typically closed on Sundays – than to celebrate all the amazing mothers of Calgary on Mother’s Day, Sunday May 14. Spend some quality time with Mom and treat her to a night out on trendy 17th Avenue filled with unique southwest-inspired cuisine! Cilantro will be opening at 5:00 pm.