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1600 Railway Avenue (west end of the street)
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This Canmore destination restaurant established in 1997 by Jan and Richard Hrabec is renowned for its eclectic approach to international cooking, wine and ambience. Dishes at Crazyweed utilize local ingredients, including garlic and strawberries grown on the restaurant’s roof. The menu includes gluten- and dairy-free options, and is vegetarian friendly.

Atmosphere & Accolades

Crazyweed’s contemporary décor includes big windows, mountain views and an open kitchen with wood burning oven. The restaurant boasts an intimate patio and ample parking. CBC Radio food critic John Gilchrist called Crazyweed a “10 out of 10,” and it has been featured on the Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here.

Menu Samples

  • Menus change often to showcase fresh, organic and seasonal products from Alberta farms; diet concerns accommodated; gluten-free options available
  • Lunch: fish and chips with housemade tartar; Alberta sterling house ground burger; Vietnamese pork meatball sandwich
  • Small Plates: salt and pepper calamari; pork belly with watermelon salad; patatas indianas with lemon pickle aioli; seared Newfoundland scallops
  • Wood Fired Pizzas: Oscar Wilde (prosciutto, mushrooms, grana padano); The New Guy (potato, crème fraîche, double smoked bacon, arugula); Dorado Royale (roasted butternut squash, double smoked bacon, onions, herb salad)
  • Icelandic Cod: laksa broth, mussels, Asian salad, butternut squash, red quinoa
  • Dirt Candy: toor dal (pigeon peas), browned ghee cauliflower, aromatic basmati rice and serano spiked tomato rasam
  • Mo Better Ribeye: Black Apron grass fed Alberta beef, tequila parm aioli, watercress, sunchoke confit, forest mushroom, poblano and Tío Pepe (sherry)
  • Grilled Thai Chicken Reinvented: coconut, lime chili sauce, Thai herb salad with straw potatoes, sweet chili glaze, peanuts and papaya
  • Sun Gold Lamb Rack Chops: fattoush (cherry tomatoes, cucumber, roasted squash, pita, charred onion), goat feta and baba ganoush
  • Desserts: on the fritz (hot crispy banana fritters with coconut ice cream); swoon worthy warm date cake (bourbon butter sauce, orange cardamom ice cream); bittersweet chocolate budino with salted caramel

Mains: lunch $15 to $21; dinner $25 to $42

Drinks: wines $35 to $340, 200+ choices, $9 to $27 by the 5- or 8-oz glass, 12+ choices; cocktails $12 to $38; spirits $6 to $16; beers and ciders $8 to $12; after dinner drinks including port, brandy, sherry and grappa, $5 to $25

Summer: 11:30 am-late
Winter: lunch 11:30 am-3 pm except Tues/Wed, dinner from 5 pm; check website to confirm
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