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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Didn’t realize that ownership changed along with menu and atmosphere 2 years ago, so was expecting something completely different. Wow. Wow. Wow. Fabulous. All four meals were amazing and unexpected. The wine (with the help of our server) was delisted. The server was very knowledgeable...and attentive. The chef was gracious. The decor and music rounded off a lovely evening. Will be returning frequently. Really frequently.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed December 18, 2020 via mobile

We are new in town! This restaurant does not disappoint, great service, excellent food not a huge menu, but a great selection of awesome food. We had the lamb shank and wild bore pasta, both were full of flavors. Beautiful interior that is romantic. You...will not go wrong with this place. They are doing take out during Covid shutdown.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 13, 2020

Unfortunately a night ruined. Arrived at the restaurant at 6:45pm. Drinks arrived on time and same with the charcuterie board but took the “chef” over 2hrs to make a Thai bowl and a surf and turf. It was made clear to our waitress was made...aware a few times that I am very allergic to mushrooms and my plate came out with mushrooms and my friends steak was blue rare. Plates were sent back and within 5mins we magically received hot plates but took them 2 hours to send in the first place. The owner came by and asked how our meal was and we were honest that we were disappointed. I’ve had fabulous meals here in the past but tonight wasn’t acceptable. His response was that maybe “this isn’t the right place for you” and RUDELY turned his back mouthing us off under his breath and walked away. During this tough time you might want to treat your customers a bit nicer that still want to SUPPORT your business, regardless of the meal with great or poor. I wasn’t looking for a free meal but the unprofessional attitude was uncalled for and we will never return.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 7, 2020

The food was delicious. The service was great! We are out of province, but will definitely come back. We had the pork ribs and pecan chicken. 💞

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed August 23, 2020 via mobile

We had a great experience here. The service was excellent, the food was delicious and the ambience is beautiful. I had the beet salad and pecan chicken. Fresh and delicious. I would order it again as the flavors were great. However I felt the price...for the amount of salad didn't reflect the portion. It was $19 for the small with pecan chicken and $27 for the large. I ordered the small as I couldn't bring myself to pay $27 for a salad. I realize the price reflects the fresh and delicious ingredients you use but honestly thought there could have been more greens. My husband had the burrito with fresh tomato soup. Delicious! All in all a 5 star experience!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed April 5, 2020 via mobile

Tonight we ordered food from the Heartland Cafe here in Okotoks and it was excellent! During this pandemic we’re all fighting through it was such a treat to be able to get high quality scrumptious food made with special care. My hubby was envious of...how delicious his sweet onion burger was and wished he could make his bbq burgers taste as good. My beet salad was as beautiful as it was delicious and the creamy cheese pasta was a perfect combination of dairy delights! The spicy chicken wings were tasty tangy tidbits too! We will definitely order from here again and when the pandemonium settles we’ll go for a lovely date night meal and be pampered by Laslo and Viktori in their fabulous restaurant! Thankyou! From Monica and BobMore

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

My husband and I went here for lunch and didn’t know what to expect but were pleasantly surprised at the ambiance and decor. The food was great and most of the menu items could be ordered gluten free. Both the cream of asparagus and cream...of potato soup were gluten free and delicious. Our waitress was great and did not rush us. The music was background so we did not have to yell over each other to have a conversation. We will definitely be going back.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 1, 2020 via mobile

Brought my family for brunch today at the Heartland Cafe in Okotoks. What a lovely place but unfortunately the plates were meagre and not so good flavour. Omelette my husband had for $18 two eggs and very little filling with one piece of toast. My...eggs Benedict, asked for soft eggs, hard and the ham was so thin, couldn’t taste it. $18 came with two tiny potatoes cut up. A fruit “salad” one half of a strawberry, piece canned pineapple one piece melon. Still hungry after that small portion!! My daughters salad came covered in ranch “house” dressing and was inedible. She changed it for the house soup which was delicious, again a very small cup!!’two grandchildren under five shared a less than filling grilled cheese. We were charge automatically an 18% Tip because we were 6!! All in all not a good experience and we will definitely not be returning. I’m just very surprised that the place was quite busy. Sad, because I like to support my local community. Don’t go if you’re hungry!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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HeartlandCafeokotoks, Owner at Heartland Cafe & Restaurant, The Church, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2020

Casper, Thank you for the kind words about the atmosphere, we are very proud to share such. unique heritage building with so many delightful l guests. We like to believe there are exceptions, and not rules. We say exception because it can be quite the...More

Reviewed February 21, 2020

If you are looking for a place for that special night or dinner then check out Heartland!! Make a reservation to ensure you get a table and if you have any special reasons for your visit (birthday, anniversary, etc). There are a number of stairs...to get into the seating area. The servers are friendly and able to give you recommendations on what to order. We tried the Spinach Gnochi with Salmon and the Rib Eye Steak. Seriously...the Rib Eye was amazing,,,great seasoning and prepared just as requested. The vegetables were a great side as well with the meal.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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HeartlandCafeokotoks, Owner at Heartland Cafe & Restaurant, The Church, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2020

Thank you AStruefler, Thank you for this wonderful review and the excellent comments about our team and your meal. We strive for all guests to have a truly memorable experience so it means a lot to us to hear we succeeded with your reservation. We...More

Reviewed February 14, 2020 via mobile

We love eating Here when we have guests in town. Ahh where to start. At lunch they have an amazing chicken and brie sandwich on house baked foccacia. It has a savory date spread then generous amounts of roasted al a minute chicken are covered...in brie then baked until molten. The real clincher is the fresh Tart granny smith apple slices added to the sandwich before slicing. We had ours with a very delicious roasted beet salad. For desert the raspberry tiramisu Tart tangy and sweetness combined with the stark Contrast of the bright red raspberry puree soaked Sponge and the mascarpone layers. Absolutely best place to eat south of Calgary. And the best part is the chef prepares everything they do not even buy salad dressing. They make it! So if you are a into real authentic no shortcut cuisine this is your southern alberta destinationMore

Date of visit: November 2019
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HeartlandCafeokotoks, Owner at Heartland Cafe & Restaurant, The Church, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2020

Thank you Hank, This a well thought our review and incredible comments. I hope you don't mind if we share, we are beyond words about how kind and remarkable your description are. Thank you!

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They have the gluten free options noted on the menu. All I wanted was a Caesar salad which they made without croutons and brought a delicious, made in house, gluten free bun!! I will return!
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