Welcome to Sage Bistro & WINE LOUNGE

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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.


Enjoy a fresh approach on our lunch menu that will please your palate. Sample fresh soups and salads for a lighter lunch, or bite into our juicy Alberta lamb burger, warm seasonal quiche, or the popular Alberta sirloin steak sandwich.


Try our award-winning rosemary and port 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.


Take it to the next level & enjoy the warm, inviting atmosphere in our wine lounge with a tapas-inspired menu that allows you to have just a bite, or a filling meal. 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 signature antipasto platter, or 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: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 10:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 9:00pm

***Our Wine Lounge is open Monday-thursday 5pm-9pm, Fri & Sat 3-10pm. Closed on sundays in the lounge.



Local's Appreciation Fall Menu $39

Sunday – Thursday
October 28th – December 6th

Fall green salad
Mix green leaf + ice wine vinaigrette +
roasted root vegetables + pecans

Beetroot cured-house smoked salmon
Crème frâiche + honey + grainy mustard sauce

Soup du jour


Alberta beef bourguignon
Pappardelle pasta + bacon + button mushrooms +
pearl onions + market vegetables

Roasted sole fillet
Fine herbs + mushroom-barley “risotto” +
White wine cream sauce + market vegetables

Butternut squash risotto
Green peas + cherry tomatoes + parm


Gelato or sorbetto

Apple tarte tatin
Roasted caramel apples +
puff pastry + crème Anglaise





Wine Wednesdays

Enjoy half off all bottles of wine while you enjoy Chef Tracy's tasty creations!

Thursday mussel night

Your favourite deal on mussels is BACK every Thursday in the WINE LOUNGE!
$10 bowls of mussels with your choice of sauce:
-The original Roasted garlic + shallots + white wine + cream
-Canmore Brewing Co. Ten peaks Ale + bacon + fresh herbs
-Tomato basil broth
-Red Thai curry

Wine Lounge APPY HOUR

Fri-Sat 3-6 PM
Select tapas...
3 for $30
4 for $40
5 for $50

Cheese Gourgeres
Gruyere stuffed cheese pastry + smoked paprika

“Caesar” salad gfp
Garlic-lemon dressing + local greens +
crispy maple duck breast + apple flax
sourdough croutons + shaved Grana Padano

Mushroom & Brie bruschetta
Roasted organic mushrooms + Brie + baguette
crostini + truffle oil + balsamic reduction

Truffle + Cheddar perogies
Potato + crème fraiche + wild boar bacon +
Sauerkraut + sautéed onions

Sautéed vegetables
Roasted garlic butter + toasted almonds
Balsamic glaze + shaved parm

P.E.I. Mussels
Roasted garlic + shallot + cream
White wine + scallions

Chicken Wings
Local honey & black garlic

Baked beans on toast
Crumbled merguez Lamb sausage + fried egg +
French Mimolette cheese + toasted baguette

Smoked coq au vin
Red wine braised chicken + mushrooms +
pearl onion + puff pastry

Explore Alberta Cheese & Charcuterie
VDG Sopresetta & Sylvan Star medium Gouda +
Fig Jam + fruit + nuts and seeds + crackers

WINE TIME! (Fri & Sat 3-6 PM)
$6 for 6oz. glass
$9 for 9oz. glass

Le Petit Berticot – Southern France
Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon
Pieropan Soave Classico - Italy
Tiefenbrunner Pinot Grigio - Italy
Alpha Zeta Valpolicella - Italy



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

Wine Lounge(upstairs) - 60 people

Private Dining Room - 20 people

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 $1300

Private Dining Room $500

Wine Lounge $1500


Main Dining Room $2700

Private Dining Room Upstairs $800

Wine Lounge Upstairs $3200


Main Dining Room $3400

Private Dining Room Upstairs $800

Wine Lounge Upstairs $4000

Summer, May 16-Oct 14 Evenings

Sunday - Thursday

Main Dining Room $3000

Private Dining Room $650

Wine Lounge $3200


Main Dining Room $4000

Private Dining Room Upstairs $800

Wine Lounge Upstairs $4500


Main Dining Room $4500

Private Dining Room Upstairs $1000

Wine Lounge Upstairs $5000

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

Wine Lounge

Coming from our intimate lounge kitchen, elevate yourself to our second level and enjoy the warm, inviting atmosphere in our wine lounge with our tapas-inspired menu allowing you to have just a bite or a filling meal. Boasting an open concept kitchen and 3 intimate patios for the summer nights. Enjoy selecting your own cheeses from our cheese list or indulge in variety of local and international charcuterie. Share amongst friends or family, our signature antipasto platter or our famous P.E.I. mussels in a garlicky white wine cream. Explore unique wines with 18+ offered by the glass or take flight with 3 different wine side by side. Beer is not overlooked either with 25+ unique brews.

Please note we don’t take reservations in the wine lounge for parties of less than 6 guests. If you are interested in booking a larger group please call or email us to confirm at 403.678.4878 or reservations@sagebistro.ca.


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