Surrounded by white lights above in the trees and our luscious Virginia Creepers, Cilantro remains the casual, cozy and quaint atmosphere that we have been known for, for over twenty years. Cilantro is a seventy seat upscale casual style restaurant, with an additional fifty seat enclosed patio and veranda.
We are pleased to announce a beautiful evening at Cilantro, showcasing nine vintages of Sassicaia. We will taste through a variety of vintages, concluding the evening with a family style dinner to honor the humble origins of this great wine. We look forward to sharing this evening with you. More information.
Where: Cilantro (338 17th Ave SW)
When: March 26th, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm
Guests: A total of 16 seats are available for this dinner
Price: $250 per person (includes gratuity and tax)
For tickets please call Cilantro at 403-229-1177.
The Negroni: Remixed Seminar
A classic drink invented in the early 1900’s by a Florentine aristocrat, the Negroni has always been a bartender’s drink. Filled with spirits and bitters, the creations are endless and allow any mixologists – novice or pro – to explore a wide variety of liquors. Join Tony Migliarese, Manager at Cilantro on 17th, and Dominik Aschauer, Bartender at Cilantro, as they walk you through how to make multiple variations of a Negroni.
Where: Bourbon Room at National
When: April 7, 2014
Time: 5 – 6:30 pm
Guests: 50 tickets available
Price: $35 per person
For tickets please visit The Art of The Cocktail Events
Chef Ken Canavan
is the creator behind our menu, which has an unconventional Californian-Southwestern flare. In addition we offer daily and nightly features with our specialties being flat bread style pizzas, homemade pastas, along with many different appetizers, salads, and entrees – truly something to suit everyone’s tastes.
Cilantro offers an ever-changing extensive wine list of 250 wines by the bottle and features up to 25 different wines by the glass. We are also proud to be a recipient of The Wine Spectators “Award of Excellence” for our wine list from 1996 through to 2010.
Cilantro was awarded the platinum award at the Vancouver International Wine Festival in 2013.
Cilantro was also awarded the prestigious ‘Gold Glass Award’ at The Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival in 2012.
“For the past 22 years, Cilantro has remained an indelible Calgary culinary institution, serving heartwarming Californian and Southwestern dishes designed by chef Ken Canavan.”
The perfect sipping solution: Cilantro offers a delectable cocktail menu, featuring unique cocktails created by the restaurant’s talented bartenders. Each cocktail highlights fresh local ingredients, such as house made apple syrup. This season the cocktails are focused around harvest fruits.
Cilantro now offers our full menu until midnight Fridays and Saturdays.
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Interested in booking an event at Cilantro? Check out our 2013 Event Package.