Welcome to Sage Bistro & WINE LOUNGE

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June 28: We are now open for dine-in, patio dining and takout from Wednesday to Sunday. 
We are also now open for lunch Wednesday to Friday as well!

See all of our unique offerings under the menus tab. 
Choose from our dine-in, patio dining, takeout and our Cheese & Charcuterie TOGO boxes, or add a bottle of Wine ToGo at 50% OFF our wine list price. 

An exceptional dining adventure awaits you where modern and mountain meld together seamlessly, as you nestle into our intimate Canadian log building and enjoy breathtaking views in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.

Almost three decades as a family owned business, Sage Bistro and Wine Lounge features two distinct menus and dining experiences, while both are driven by sourcing quality ingredients from as many local purveyors and producers of fine foods to bring a taste to your palate.

It is a journey where you get to decide which direction you would like to take your taste buds – the classic sophistication of the bistro downstairs, or the contemporary flair of the upstairs wine lounge. Both choices feature a unique and varied wine selection while you enjoy the rustic and casual setting of being inside a log cabin in the mountains.



Over the weekend, enjoy the à la carte brunch served in our main level bistro and has been a longtime favourite among our locals and visitors alike. We also serve our weekday lunch menu and nightly dinner menu from the main bistro kitchen and large garden patio is also an option in the summer months for an al fresco experience.



Try our amazing rosemary and red wine braised lamb shank, or our feature Alberta steak offerings. Fresh B.C. seafood is always at home on our dinner menu, as well as locally raised free-range chicken creations and be sure to try our signature seasonal creamy risotto. Choose from a hand-picked and eclectic selection of over 180 wines from our cellar, or ask our knowledgeable staff for a recommendation for pairing with your meal.

WINE LOUNGE (not operating in Covid)

Take it to the next level & enjoy the warm, inviting atmosphere in our wine lounge with our snacks & small plates inspired menu. Choose your own cheese and charcuterie from an extensive list of local and international offerings. With an open concept & intimate kitchen experience inside & three intimate patios for summer nights, the wine lounge boasts a social setting to enjoy your own selections from our cheese list, or indulge in a variety of local & international charcuteries. Share amongst friends or family, our famous P.E.I. mussels in a garlicky white wine cream. Explore unique wines with more than 18 offered by the glass, or take flight with 3 different wines side by side, or choose from a curated selection of more than 25 unique beers.


We look forward to sharing these unique dining experiences with you soon!

Operating Hours

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 9:00pm



Wednesday – Sunday, 2-5pm
$6.50 Pints of beer (16oz)
$6.50 Glass of feature wine (5oz)
20% off house cocktails, Seedlip zero-proof cocktails
and all other bar offering!

Mussel Night - Thursday’s

$14 bowls of P.E.I. Mussels
Choose your sauce…
The Original – Roasted garlic & shallots + white wine + cream

The Italian – Tomato-basil broth

Thai curry – Red Thai coconut milk curry

Add-ons: Unlimited fresh baguette $2/pp
Kennebec pomme frites $4





We will not be hosting any larger groups this Summer due to several factors including a shortage of workers.We hope to be back to normal sometime this fall. 

Group bookings and events during Covid-19

During the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic we are following all the guidelines and protocols from AHS to keep our guests and staff members as safe as possible. It is a new social-style of gatherings we are currently allowed to host and we ask for your cooperation and understanding in this changed environment. We have limited space and group size abilities given the additional distancing of our tables. Below are some of the guidelines and protocols that you and all of your guests are required to follow while in our restaurant. It is imperative that these are conveyed to all invited guests and they are understood and followed. Failure to follow these guidelines could result in the immediate cancellation of your event with no financial refund. Currently our smaller private room is unavailable, but we are accepting bookings for the upstairs wine lounge. We look forward to working with you in planning your event!

 Anyone with symptoms of Covid-19; with a history of international travel in the last 14 days; or with close contact with a confirmed case of Covid-19 in the past 14 days must remain at home.
 We will require a complete guest list of names and phone numbers of all attending, to support public health with contact tracing should there be a positive case confirmed.
 No more than 6 individuals will be seated at a table.
 All dining tables must be a minimum of 2m (6 ft) between dining parties.
 Mask or face coverings are required when entering, exiting and moving throughout the building. Once seated you may remove your mask.
 Hand sanitizer is available at the entrance and throughout the restaurant and all guests are encouraged to use regularly in addition to good hand washing practices.
 Assigned seating plans are required from the organizer of the event and should be distributed to all guests prior to their arrival.
 All service will occur at the table; bar service, cocktail-style receptions(stand-up) and lineups are prohibited.
 Guests are asked to be seated upon arrival and remain seated at their table other than to use the washroom.
 Due to their size, washrooms allow for only one guests at a time.
 Maximum seating capacity in the upstairs lounge is 30 at this time. (5 tables of 6 guests)

See menu links below. 

(pre-COVID remarks) At Sage Bistro & Wine Lounge we offer the possibility of exclusive use of the restaurant or one of our three rooms for a wedding reception, a corporate event or special celebration.

Our dining room can accommodate seated meals for up to 50 guests. Our upstairs wine lounge can accommodate private, standing receptions for up to 100 guests and seated meals for up to 80 guests. Our intimate private wine room seats up to 20 guests comfortably and is situated just off the lounge upstairs. Other sections of a room, and large tables, are well suited for gatherings of 8 to 24. To accommodate groups of 12 and over we have carefully created menus to enhance your dining experience with the size of your group in mind. Making some of the menu decisions in advance allows for more time with your guests and reduces unnecessary wait time while unfamiliar diners try to decide their order.

We look forward to working with you to customize and host your event!

Click here for cocktail receptions & canapé menu

Click here for group dinner menus



Wine Lounge


Private Room

Seating Capacity of our rooms is based on a seated function.

Main Dining Room - 50 people 26 people

Wine Lounge(upstairs) - 60 people 30 people

Private Dining Room - 20 people (Not available during COVID)

Minimum Guaranteed SPEND AMOUNTS

The minimum spend is determined on food and drink sales prior to GST and 18% Gratuity. If the minimum spend is not met with food and beverages purchases the remainder will be billed in the form of a room charge to bring you up to the minimum. Then the GST and 18% gratuity is added.  Alternate minimums may be valid for holiday periods and long weekends. Minimums are subject to change without notice.

Please email us with all inquiries and questions related to group reservations at reservations@sagebistro.ca

Winter, Oct 15-May 15 Evenings

Sunday - Thursday

Main Dining Room $2000

Private Dining Room $500

Wine Lounge $1700


Main Dining Room $3000

Private Dining Room Upstairs $800

Wine Lounge Upstairs $3000


Main Dining Room $3000

Private Dining Room Upstairs $800

Wine Lounge Upstairs $3000

Summer, May 16-Oct 14 Evenings

Sunday - Thursday

Main Dining Room $3000

Private Dining Room $650

Wine Lounge $3000


Main Dining Room $4000

Private Dining Room Upstairs $800

Wine Lounge Upstairs $4000


Main Dining Room $4500

Private Dining Room Upstairs $1000

Wine Lounge Upstairs $4500

Wedding concierge booking fee

< 20 guests $100

> 20 guests $250

Daytime Meeting Room Space

Food or beverage service menus available upon request two rooms available.

- Private Dining Room maximum capacity 20 people - $400 minimum

- Lounge Area maximum capacity 40 people - $600 minimum


Credit card required for reservations

With limited seating and an extremely high number of cancellations and no-shows we are experiencing, we have implemented a new reservation policy. A credit card is now required to reserve a table. If you do not wish to provide a credit card, we welcome walk-ins and will commence a wait list when required. For best availability for walk-ins, we recommend arriving before 6:00pm or after 8pm.

To avoid a $35 charge per person, five hours’ notice or more is required to cancel or modify a reservation. Reservations that “no-show” will also be charged $35 per person. Cancellation can be made via phone 403.678.4878, email reservations@sagebistro.ca, or on the booking app you used to reserve.

By providing your credit card details, you consent to our policy and fees as stated. Please advise all members in your party of this policy before making a reservation. We allow a 10-minute grace period for your reservation so please arrive on time as your table is likely booked after your visit and will limit your dining time.

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Sage Bistro Phone : (403) 678-4878 1712 Bow Valley Trail
Canmore, AB
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