Is there a better way to cool off and wind down in the summer than over a delicious cocktail while sitting on the patio? We think not. Hence, we’ve got a lineup of new cocktails for the warmer months, carefully crafted in a collaboration between our staff members for you to indulge in. With a combination of sweetness, spice, and sour notes, each complex cocktail embodies its own story and you are sure to find something to enjoy.
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.
Celebrate the one of the world’s favorite foods while giving back to charity with our Braised CRMR Bison Taco!
We are very excited to be participating in the 2017 YYC Taco Fiesta for the second year in a row! This year we’ll be serving a plate of three southwest-inspired Braised CRMR Bison Tacos, each on a Corn Tortilla with Curtido, Chipotle Aioli, Tomatillo Salsa, Corn Salsa. The best part is, 15% of our taco sales are donated to the charities involved! The tacos will be available for both lunch and dinner, reserve your table online or by calling 403.229.1177.
We have been named one of OpenTable’s 150 Best Neighbourhood Gems in Canada for 2017!
As one of the oldest restaurants along 17th Avenue, Cilantro is very excited to have been selected as one of Canada’s top neighbourhood gems. In our 29 years of business, we have always felt connected to the Calgary community and we are so thankful to all our customers and neighbours for making us a part of their lives.
Tantalize Your Taste buds at Our Spring Dinner Series
April 25, May 30 & June 27, 2017
Thank you for the overwhelming interest in Cilantro’s Spring Dinner Series. All three dates are now sold out! If you wish to be the first to know about these events, subscribe to our pre-sale event list below and be the first to know when tickets go on sale!
Join us for pizza before you head to the Flames game!
Heading to the game? We have you covered with half price pizza from 4:00 p.m. ‘til the puck drops! Join us before each Calgary Flames home game and enjoy any of our pizzas for half price until game time. We are located less than two kilometers from the Scotiabank Saddledome – perfect for walking to the game and avoiding the parking rush.
Calgary’s Foodie Festival is back for another delicious year!
The Big Taste is back for another year and we look forward to joining more than 95 other restaurants to celebrate Calgary’s vibrant dining scene. Join us March 3rd through March 12th to experience either a three course lunch menu for $25 or indulge in our five course gourmet menu at dinner for $65 per person. Both menus will feature Cilantro’s signature Californian – Southwestern cuisine prepared by Chefs Lancelot Monteiro and Josh Cocca.
Three courses. $24 per person. New menu each day.
Shake the boring lunch routine with Cilantro’s Express Lunch. Chefs Lancelot Monteiro and Josh Cocca will be crafting a three course lunch each day for $24 per person. Enjoy two courses at Cilantro and take back something sweet to the office to snack on later in the day. The Express Lunch is designed to allow you to dine within an hour and have you back at work fueled to tackle the afternoon.
Valentine’s Day 2017
Enjoy what is sure to be a memorable Valentine’s Day indulging in our four course Chef’s menu. Our quaint and cozy dining room offers a romantic setting to celebrate with your valentine. The menu, crafted by Chef Lancelot Monteiro and Josh Cocca, will feature some of Cilantro’s classic menu items and others that have been created specifically for this special night. The evening will begin with an amuse bouche followed by three delectable courses and a surprise dessert to share crafted by our Pastry Chef.