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Tekarra Restaurant

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Tekarra Resort, Hwy 93A, 1 km S of town
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For over 60 years, Tekarra Restaurant has pleased locals, visitors and celebrities like Marilyn Monroe and John Travolta. The culinary team delivers regional Canadian specialties with interesting twists and upscale presentations. The focus is on quality comfort food from fresh, local ingredients like Alberta bison, wild boar, free range chicken and Arctic char. Appetizers like baked brie and the charcuterie platter are great for sharing. Functions are accommodated.


This unpretentious cabin in the woods is surrounded by towering pines, and its intimate patio provides mountain views. An outside path leads to the scenic Athabasca River. While dining, use crayons to draw on the paper tablecloths; it’s a Tekarra tradition!

Menu Samples

  • Breakfast: Pancakes; Skillets; Bacon and Eggs; Fruit, Yogurt and Granola
  • Small and Shared Plates: Bison and Wild Boar Meatballs; Smoked Trout Sushi Roll; Duck and Mushroom Tart; Elk Carpaccio; Brussel Sprouts; Baked Brie; Poutine: bacon jam and goat cheese
  • Artisan Cheese Board: select Canadian cheeses, Saskatoon berry chutney, crostini, candied onions
  • Patio Meat and Cheese: chorizo sausage, prosciutto, Genoa salami, dried cherry chutney, figs, maple bourbon mustard and sliced baguette
  • Beet and Goat Cheese Salad: arugula, strawberries, toasted quinoa, housemade basil balsamic dressing
  • Bison Short Ribs: Saskatoon berries, braised black strap molasses, herb tomato sauce, baby red potatoes and vegetables
  • AAA Ribeye: caramelized pearl onions, mashed potatoes, asparagus and red wine infused gravy, add jumbo prawns, mushrooms
  • Spaghetti: black garlic tomato sauce, vegetarian or boar and bison meatball
  • Wild Boar Belly: pan seared; served with apples, molasses and grape tomatoes
  • Grilled Arctic Char; Fried Chicken with Banana Chip Crust
  • Desserts: Sortilege: maple syrup liquor and whisky, over vanilla ice cream; Lemon Curd; Chocolate Tart; Apple Strudel: with caramel sauce and ice cream
  • Children’s Menu ($10-$13): chicken and potatoes, chicken fingers, spaghetti

Mains: breakfast buffet $12 to $18; dinner $23 to $39; patio features from 5 to 6 pm

Drinks: wines $42 to $150, 30 choices, $14by the glass, 9 choices; creative cocktails (2 oz); mocktails; Alberta craft beer

Mid May-early October; breakfast 8-11 am
Dinner from 5 pm; reserve to 9:30 pm
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