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Sage Bistro & Wine Lounge


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1712 Bow Valley Trail
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Family owned and operated, Sage has been a popular fixture of Canmore’s Bow Valley Trail hotel district for almost 30 years. The restaurant offers bistro-inspired Canadian cuisine that showcases quality ingredients from local farms and ranches. Its huge wine list boasts interesting bottles from around the world.


This rustic Canadian log cabin features an inviting dining room with large windows and a secluded patio. The second floor wine lounge boasts an open kitchen, three separate decks with distinctive mountain views and a private room for small parties. Knowledgeable servers offer assistance with a smile.

Menu Samples

  • Weekend Brunch: frittatas; eggs Benedict; two egg classic; sausage and eggs; pancakes; sausage and pepper skillet hash; yogurt and fruit
  • Lunch: soup and salad; burgers; daily quiche; sandwiches (sirloin steak, smoked steelhead trout, pork tenderloin schnitzel)
  • Summer saffron risotto: zucchini, green peas, cherry tomato, Parmesan, add chorizo, grilled chicken breast or prawns 
  • Appetizers: cheese board; grilled vegetables; duck rillettes; PEI mussels; ‘Bloody Mary’ salad; baked onion soup; Northridge Farms beef carpaccio
  • Louis Lake Steelhead Trout: herb and lemon buerre blanc, fingerling potatoes
  • Thai Curry Bowl: chicken and prawns, jasmine coconut rice, grilled zucchini
  • Signature Rosemary-Port Braised Lamb Shank: lemon gremolata, roasted garlic-scallion Yukon mash, seasonal vegetables, lamb jus
  • Alberta Steak Frites: cabernet demi glace or chimichurri sauce, fries
  • Niçoise Salad: rare-seared white albacore tuna, fingerling potatoes, green beans, cherry tomatoes, Maldon salt, egg, Niçoise olives, red wine vinaigrette
  • Daily Chef’s Pasta Creation: ask server for details
  • Desserts: crème brûlé; death by decadence; Fiasco gelato
  • Wine Lounge: charcuterie and cheese selections; mushroom and brie bruschetta; crab cakes; lobster poutine (roasted fingerling potatoes, truffle oil, gruyère, demi glace, chives)

Mains$22 to $32; weekend brunch $10 to $18; lunch $15 to $22; lounge $12 to $26

Drinks: wines $33 to $650, 175 choices, $9 to $23 by the glass, 11 choices; wine flights (three wine samples, 3 oz each; prices and selection vary throughout the year; red, white and port options); international beer $8 to $9.50; rotating selection of local beers on tap; premium spirits, unique cocktails and specialty coffees

Bistro: 11:30 am to 10 pm; Sat to Fri 11:30 am to 5 pm; breakfast 10 am to 2 pm
Lounge: 5 to 10 pm (11 pm summer); weekends from 3 pm
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