MODERN STEAK on Stephen Avenue
18th birthday. He was very happy and enjoyed meal
Very excited to celebrate my birthday here! Great food, great wine, great venue. A little busy and tight quarters but everyone had a great time. Appreciated the local sourcing of beef, including options to try out variety of cuts / sources. Definitely high on my list of top steak houses in Calgary.
My husband and I celebrated our 20th anniversary at Modern Steak and they did not disappoint. They were attentive, congratulated us verbally and with a signed card, and the food was amazing! We had the steak trio with shared side dishes and the steak melted in our mouths! Wonderful date night and we will definitely return!
The waiter was intermittent.. often no water in glass. I have had other food there before in Kensington which was excellent. I did order the T bone and the quality and cooking we similar to a gas station steak.
Ambience excellent and appetizers excellent.
A few ppl in our group were running late. The staff were super friendly about it. Overall a great experience
I visited for the first time with collogues as we wanted to take our director from out of town somewhere with great Alberta steak. Unfortunately, we found the server quite rude, he seemed very inconvenienced by us. Food was pretty good but not really enough to justify their prices. I hope we just caught a bad day and this isn't indicative of the service all the time.
Really bad service. Server was rude and unfriendly. The entire experience was bizarre and unwelcoming. For the price point they should be much better than this. Will go to Ruth Chris next time.
Excellent restaurant. We choose the Steak side and enjoyed the Tomahawk! Amazing! The service was above par. Great dining experience!
Went to the Stephen Ave location for date night last Wednesday and I cannot stop thinking about it. My boyfriend and I were visiting from the states and were excited to try the famous Alberta beef -- it did not disappoint. Our server George was knowledgeable, efficient, friendly, and so accommodating. We got our date night steaks, wine, and the truffle fries and brussels for dinner, and the baked alaska for dessert, and with the date night special it was an absolute steal. The steaks were prepared perfectly and truly melted in our mouths. I had to stop myself from rushing through it so I could savor every bite. I usually fill up fast but I could've eaten three of them, it was so delicious. The sides were also great -- solid portions and very tasty. The baked alaska was flambéed tableside, which was an awesome touch, and had an amazing mix of flavors with the salted caramel, the lemon curd, fluffy merengue, and boozy kick. My only (very slight) negative was that I think our truffle popcorn got lost in the shuffle, which is a shame because we were looking forward to it, but we never followed up about it so that's on us. My boyfriend and I truly haven't stopped talking about it all week though and are already planning on coming back our next time in town.
Modern Steak is one of our favourite downtown spots. We love dining here before our night out at the theatre. The staff here are super-accommodating to our need to be finished by a specific time. Our server Brandon is always attentive and approachable. Both him and the hostess have recognized us from previous visits. And even better that we were able to take advantage of their Date Night. You can’t beat the value of this Wednesday night special.
Amazing food and service!!! I had my bday celebration there and they even gave me a bday card with all the stuff signing it like thats the sweetest thing ever!! Would really recommend this place!!
Everything was outstanding, server was a delight, food was awesome, presentation fantastic.
We had wonderful time! Everyone was so friendly and kind. We'll come back!
Dinner was amazing. Our server Brendan made the evening.
The services were very attentive. The lunch special was such a great value for money deal! The quality of the salad, the meat and fries was top notch. The cocktail was also fantastic! It was such an enjoyable experience. I would go back if I ever visit Calgary again!
Amazing food and great service
George was a great server! He definitely knew the menu inside and out made great suggestions. Made for a great night!
We went to messenger steak for a birthday and it was by far the best experience we’ve had at any restaurant. Brendan was our server and he made our experience so fun and enjoyable. Being in the service industry ourselves we cant say enough great things about him and the service we received! Money very well spent!
Great food and great value on drinks
I used the Wednesday night date night deal. The steak was warm not hot and tasted ok but I've had better. Very good service and you won't get a better deal for that price.
Jeanne and I had a great meal at Modern Steak.
What a deal for Date Night on Wed.
I always love going to modern steak. We especially like taking advantage of their Wednesday steak date nights. However tonight was a bit disappointing. The pop corn and fries and mushrooms were the stars. We ordered a flat iron Wagyu steak ( as we normally do) and my steak particularly had various degrees of doneness and had two hard "string like" ligaments through it. We were not sure we actually got the steak we ordered.
We love this place but will probably stick with the Kensington location.
the service was incredible food came to our table super fast and on time. In my opinion for the price of all of the food in the menu the food is not amazing
An excellent venue for my birthday dinner. The food was delicious and the service was very good.
Everything was exceptional! Great food and great service.
Stewart our server was amazing. Thank you!
Our server was efficient, friendly, and humorous. He really took our dining experience to the next level
The place is very nice, I won't return, I couldn't even talk to my friend across the table, it was SO LOUD and if I am to pay $250 for a meal, I certainly would like to be able to visit with my guest(s).
The parking is TERRIBLE around there, we were late for our reservation because we couldn't find parking and of course it is expensive, unless you can find street parking, I paid for 2 hours and totally forgot about the time, came out to a $65 ticket (not at all any fault of the restaurant), so that made the evening even MORE costly.
The staff you have were wonderful, very accommodating and the food was good, I ordered a medium rare steak and it came out medium, however I couldn't find the server, so I did eat it (hence food was good, not great), I do like it done a bit more. I ordered a bottle of wine and I had to search down the server at the end to cork it for me to take home.
I have a really bad knee and didn't realize I had to go upstairs, the hostess immediately offered the elevator; which was awesome and very appreciated.
We had a team dinner with our American coworkers and they wanted The true Alberta beef experience, so we went to modern. The one it was his first time to Calgary and he was in awe of the whole experience.
The old fashions were flying at our table, the staff was great in refilling our truffle popcorn a few times. For apps we had the crab in the jar, modern tartare, waygu dumplings, and waygu coconut lime meatloaf. All apps were amazing and my boss says he could eat 5 orders of the dumplings and my coworker was going on about the crab in the jar. For entrees half went with the brant lake and the other 2 had the ribeye from Modern steaks own bull. By far the best steaks all of us ever had! They can’t wait to come back again. For dessert we had creme brûlée and baked Alaska. It was nice to see our American coworkers enjoy a true Alberta meal that represents everything a meal should be: local, fresh, flavourful and filling.
Thanks for a good night!
Full 5 stars. Went with my wife for our anniversary. Food was phenomenal, and our server, George, took fantastic care of us, great recommendations and made sure we had a great anniversary dinner. Highly recommend.
Every item on the menu is amazing. On this trip to Modern Steak we had the warm crab in a jar, wagyu dumplings and the filet trio. The warm crab in a jar is one of the best things on the many. It is so good you want to lick every last bit out of the jar. The service was great and the wait staff was very knowledgeable. I look forward to returning in the near, near future.
The attentive service and delicious food made this a truly excellent dining experience. My guest had never been to Modern Steak and was impressed with our server's account of the sources of the various options of steak and her recommendations for sides. We were able to take our time and enjoy the whole experience without being rushed.
I have been to Modern Steak before and really enjoyed it. This time I was happy enough but the steak was not cooked to my specifications. Medium should at least be warm through out, the last quarter of my flat iron was raw....and I do mean raw. My friend ordered well done and the juices were still red. Super disappointed in the steaks BUT, everything else was very good. (That said, the gravy on the poutine that the server raved about was nothing special, in fact we didn't really like it either.)
Staff was very knowledgeable on the backstory of the restaurant and provided some great recommendations.
Everything was great. Service was outstanding, the food was outstanding, but I thought the area around the table could have been a bit cleaner. That; however, did not ruin my experience.
I would definitely recommend the restaurant to others.
Always a great meal at Modern Steak, with fantastic and knowledgeable service to go along with a great set up. Wine selection is top notch, and the share side plates add variety to the incredible steak experience.
The food and service was outstanding. This is a true "steak house" I would definitely return.
George our server was amazing, and so was the food!
The dishes at Modern Steak are fabulous and so flavourful ! You will not be disappointed.
I was however disappointed that we had to dine upstairs rather than on the main floor as I have always appreciated the ambience downstairs.
Absolutely fantastic meal all around! George was an outstanding server, so knowledgeable and friendly!! We highly enjoyed our experience at Modern and would love to come back again on our next visit to Calgary!
Amazing food amazing service! Brendan our server made our bday celebrations so much more fun!