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We’re Serving Pierogi Pizza for YYC Pizza Week!

We are very excited to be participating in YYC Pizza Week for the 3rd year in a row, taking place from September 22nd to October 1st! For ten days, 50 different local food vendors and restaurants will be offering a delicious pizza creation they dreamed up to raise money for charity – us included. Each participating vendor will be selling their pizza for $20, with $3 of each item going to the chosen charity. With a panel of pizza-loving judges to impress, pizza passports to be stamped, and a large variety of pies to try, we can barely wait for the event to begin!

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We Have Won 3 Gold Awards in Alberta’s Finest Drinks List Awards!

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.

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Planning the Perfect Patio Wedding

Planning a wedding is not for the faint of heart with tasks such as having to narrow down your outfit options, pulling together your tablescapes, scouring the internet for the perfect photographer, attempting to find your favourite florist, and on it goes. But first comes the necessity of picking a venue, which often can be a feat in itself. If the two of you are looking to think outside the box and secure a venue that fully represents your personalities while   streamlining the process of the wedding day itself, Cilantro may be a great option. Keep reading for 3 reasons how we can help make your wedding day as special as possible.

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New Summer Cocktails Have Arrived In Time For The Heatwave!

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.

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We Are Participating In Negroni Week For The 4th Year In A Row!

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.

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at Cilantro on Sunday, May 14th!

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.

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YYC Taco Fiesta 2017: April 28th – May 5th

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.

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Cilantro Named One of 150 Best Neighbourhood Gems in Canada for 2017

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.

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