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Botanica Garden Restaurant

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Canadian, American
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4311 49 Ave | Red Deer Lodge Hotel and Conference Centre, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 5Y7, Canada
+1 403-357-6304
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Red Deer, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a horrible time the only thing good about it was the orange juice . The brunch was not very good . And it always ran out of food . The staff seemed to be not organized . I thought it would be a lot better then it was . Not going to be returning .

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Thank cbeach440
Edmonton
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Was there over the weekend and they only do a buffet and appetizers (in evening). The buffet was not keep fresh and stocked had to ask to see if they were going to replenish. Menu items seemed expensive for what you got.

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Thank Sarah M
Lacombe
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We were in search of a good Breakfast Buffet in Red Deer and decided to try this restraunt out. All I'm going to say is that this is the one breakfast buffet that you won't finish your first plate and will most definitely won't get up for seconds.... And that's NOT because your full!

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1 Thank Y7995QYjasond
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Travelled here in May and ate at the Botanica Gardens. Returned in August and there is a new restaurant called Westwood (or something like that). New restaurant serves Indian food and some Canadian food. I had a burger that was delicious, and some sweet potatoe fries. Menu was laid out odd, and had 2 listings of appetizers.

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Thank michele g
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We've been here three times in the past year and were thoroughly disappointed each time. We came back this time because the waitress said things will be different when they finish the renovations in the kitchen. But things have not changed. They have only had a single waitress each time and the service was painfully slow even though the place... More 

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1 Thank Derek N
British Columbia
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We travelled to Red Deer in winter 2016 for a get-away. Roads were icy in places. We stayed at the Baymont Inn and Suites (AKA of former name Red Deer Lodge), where the Botanica Garden Restaurant is located. We stayed 2 nights and ate two free breakfast buffets, 2 lunches and 2 suppers there. We had the free buffet breakfast... More 

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2 Thank Rusty K
Rimbey, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

I always choose this place for lunch because 1. Great food (love the salad bar choices). 2. Central location. 3. Lots of parking. 4. The staff provide great service (especially want to mention Kay). I love to come with family and friends but also one of the only places in Red Deer that I feel comfortable while dining solo.

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2 Thank Katherine R
Edmonton, Canada
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93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The food is very good and the staff very attentive. Their buffets are awesome and worth it. Certainly worth a look!

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Thank frequenttravlr_101
Alberta
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70 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

When we went I was in a bit of a hurry because I needed to be some where. Service was slow, even if you weren't in a hurry. The people were very friendly though, and the food was decent.

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Thank Bootsnbeans
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I used to love going to this hotel and eating eating their buffet. I will not return. Understaffed, cold food, and run down. Hopefully, the new owners bring some life back to this once loved jewel in Red Deer.

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1 Thank Jayne F

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$18
Cuisine
Canadian, American
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4311 49 Ave | Red Deer Lodge Hotel and Conference Centre, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 5Y7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Red Deer
  • Phone Number: +1 403-357-6304

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?