About Sawmill - Fort Saskatchewan
With beautiful decor, and award winning food, The Sawmill is pleased to be serving the area of Fort Saskatchewan. Certain to be one of the finest dining establishments in the community, all the foundations are in place to be a success with the launch of The Sawmill’s seventh location.
The perfect atmosphere for any occasion, nestled within a corridor of lodging accommodations and with direct access from Highway 21, the Company continued its modernizing restaurant vision of providing guests with comfort and relaxation through extruded wood and art finishes while accenting the surroundings with modern day design features reflected within the seating, lighting and architectural footprint.
This rural market operation has an adapted floor plan and offers its world renowned Alberta "AAA' and Certified Angus Beef as its culinary legacy. The menu cuisine is unparalleled in quality and simplicity and regarded as one of the finest dining experiences ever.
Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5
Steakhouse, Prime Rib
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm
Hwy 21 & Southfort Blvd.
CAN$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
The Sawmill Loyalty Program - This Program was designed to show you, the customer, our appreciation for your loyal patronage. Membership is free! This Loyalty Card has two accounts; a Point account and a Dollar account. The Sawmill will issue 1 point for every dollar spent. When your account reaches 500 points, 500 points will be debited from the Points account and $25 Dollars will be credited to the Sawmill$ Earned Account. These Sawmill Dollars can be used to pay for food, non alcoholic beverage and merchandise on future bills at any Sawmill or Moose Factory Location.
For all your banquet & catering needs, please contact the Sawmill Banquet and Catering division at 780-468-4115.
Free, Private Lot
Chef Neil McCandless
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
Special Events & Promotions:
By joining us one week before or one week after the special guest’s birth date you will receive $25.00 off your guest cheque for dinner or $15.00 off during lunch. 4 or more regular priced entrees must be purchased.
Sawmill - Fort Saskatchewan Ratings and Reviews
Overall restaurant atmosphere pleasant, fairly quite at time of visit, and warm. Facility was clean and comfortable. Food was very good and served hot. Service was excellent - great servers that engage with customers in a personal and friendly manner. Server was knowledgeable on customer food and drink questions. Had a great time.
We asked for a slight modification to the set New Year's Eve menu to accommodate a dietary need...done! The sat us in the bar rather than dining room... not sure if that was to avoid questions about our modified menu or to balance clients to wait staff. Still a nice evening but the hockey game on the monitors detracted from what was supposed to be fine dining.
Overall a very nice meal with great service. Being a bar, the ambience wasn't what I expected.
We are a young couple with 2 kids. We received a gift card for Christmas and decided we would use it on NYE and do dinner.
The meal and service were fine, but when it came to pay she told me they didn't take the prepaid Visa. I was frustrated and very disappointed. I don't have the extra money to cover the cost of my meal, had we known, we would have never chose your restaurant.
I am now short $145 in my account. Brutal.
I will be going to social media with this as well.
Dined for our adult daughter's birthday, with our pre-teen grand daughter. Both the adult menu and the children's menus were very good. We enjoyed both steak and prime rib dishes (heartily recommend the prime rib!), and all dishes were excellently prepared and presented. Despite being extremely busy with Christmas functions, our server was very attentive and efficient. Bothe the Manager, Josh, and the General Manager, Neil, were in attendance, and both greeted us and ensured our dining experience was enjoyable. Most definitely a place one should not miss!
Was very disappointed that the King Crab legs have been taken off the menu. That is what I always order here. Although online it still shows them as being on the menu. Also had the clam chowder. Not impressed. It was way to thick and Luke warm. Did not finish it. Had some stomach issues when I got home from it
A good place for special occasions. All forms of beef could not be be cooked any better and service is the best. Somewhat disappointing is the amount of vegetable that comes with the entrees and the house salad now seems to be like leftover pieces scrapped into a bowl. Presentation is good but not a substitute for expected food. I'm sure we will be back.
We went out for my wife's birthday and left just feeling ok on a $320 bill. The appies we had calamari and Cesar salad were good. We felt the dinner was rushed (6:45 -8:10) and that on its own made the experience feel more like a fast food experience.
I had a 14 oz rib eye and lobster for a side. I asked for my steak medium to med rare and it came way undercooked, and yes I know how steak cooking is rated. It was also way too fatty (even for a rib eye ) for the $50 cost. The lobster was tried by all and we all agreed it was way over cooked and rubbery. I did not say anything as everyone else was enjoying their meal and I don't like causing a problem at the restaurant. I shouldn't have to this is supposed to be their specialty.
The table was way too small for four of us also. We have been here a few times before and always had a good experience. For the money I spent on the evening both my wife and I felt a bit disappointed this time as it was mostly a food bill as we only had 5 drinks on the bill.
Dont know if it's the economy or different management, but we both talked about it the next day and said how disappointed we were in the meal. The waitress was great, no issues with staff, just the meal.
We returned and were so pleased to enjoy superior quality food and service.
The manager is very engaged in making sure the restaurant is perfect. He mentioned he hired a new assistant manager who is equally involved. That is great news for us and bodes well for the future.
Quality of the food is ok. just ok. not bad, but nothing to write about- which wasn't always the case here. The atmosphere and ambience is nice, and interesting to look at the fir beams and the old pictures. The value is medium, they charge for kids under 2 the full brunch price, so we will likely pick another venue next time we go out as a group.
The meals were just good. This is our second trip in a month that has been just "good" compared the the 30+ before that were great. I don't know if it is a new Chef???
Salads seemed they were prepped much earlier. I had salmon that seemed overcooked/the edges sealed with time or heat rather than flakey. I hope things pick up...we were underwhelmed.
We made our reservation for our rehearsal dinner here thinking it was one of the more upscale options. I will start off by saying most of our party was late which was 100% our fault, that said the restaurant was not busy by any means. So we didn't hurt the possibility of someone else having our tables.
I requested seating for 20 and on arrival realized they had us at 2 different tables. This was a problem as we needed to be able to communicate wedding plans to everyone and we couldn't yell across the room. We all ended up standing as they rearranged the tables.
They gave us 1 server for nearly 20 people, so you can imagine how long it took to get drinks/refills. Our server was polite but when it came time to pay the bill she was incredibly incompetent. She checked with me 3 times to confirm how I wanted the bills split up and I had asked that 3 people in addition to my husband and I be on the same bill. She ended up adding 6 people to our bill and had other peoples food on our bill. She put all the mandatory gratuity on one of our guests bill. She had to correct that and once everyone had their correct bill she took payment from only 75% of the people and then left. We had to wait for her to come back so we could finish paying. All together I would guess it took about 30 minutes to pay. Annoying since we had to go set up the hall for our wedding.
I wouldn't recommend going to this restaurant with a large party. If you decide to anyway I would be VERY clear on how you want your tables set up and request more than one server.
The food was great. Wonderful steak and wild mushrooms. Cheesecake was terrific. We felt the waitress needed a bit more training in regards to pouring the wine from craffe!! Also, paying a bit more attention to beverage request. She was extremely pleasant and has potential.
This was a special occasion with another couple. Our table was in a quiet location. Wine was good, service was great. Prime rib is always good here, but portions were not very evenly distributed although all ordered same (regular).
Always a great place to eat.
We frequently dine at the Sawmill. We ordered the table d'hote (steak and lobster meal with salad and dessert), a meal we have often and have always enjoyed. This time, parts of the meal were good but not excellent as is the normal standard. Other parts were the usual excellent quality. We believe this was a one-off experience and will return.
I was sad to see they, once again under-cooked my steak and over-cooked my mother's lobster. There was no seasoning on the lobster either. I feel like this location has gone downhill in quality, like its other locations. The ONLY thing holding this location together is its expert and understanding Management. He will offer to recook the meal and sometimes he will also your drink off the bill to make things right.
I will not be going back, even despite this beautiful Management. I simply pay too much for the food there to be dissapointed in quality. The Keg or Red Lobster are better places to go.
Brunch is always good here, salad selection is a little weak, and this last time desert section was too, which is unusual,usually very good selection for desert. My only complaint is my usual one, when will the wifi be working? Been going here for at least the last 2 years and the public wifi has never worked
Specifically for the bar side of the restaurant, great service, terrific prime rib, and a really well made martini! Enjoyed the good quality of the food and service at this location. Sawmill is not always top of our list for dining, but this location is very good.
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