Proud to be serving NAIT since 1988 1st place
accredited campus bar category for Best Bar None
for the fourth consecutive year in 2018 and BBN People's Choice Award.

The Nest was opened on NAIT’s main campus in 1988 by three partners: NAIT Students’ Association (NAITSA), NAIT Board of Governors and the Alberta Government. Since then it’s been the best place on campus for students, instructors and staff to meet, hang out, have a burger and beer at lunch, and enjoy some drinks after class.

Best Bar None - Best Campus Bar title for the third straight year in 2018!

 
We offer high quality personalized service, great food and we are fully licensed. Must be of legal drinking age to purchase alcohol. Valid ID required. Please drink responsibly.

NEST MENU

SNACK & SHARE

Bruschetta9.95
Fresh baked bread served with tomatoes marinated in garlic, pesto & olive oil, finished with crumbled feta




Perogy Poutine7.95
Crispy fried potato & cheddar cheese perogies topped with Canadian curds & savory gravy
 




Mozza Sticks11.95
Dorito crusted fried mozzarella sticks with marinara or creamy ranch



Pickle Spears7.95
Dillicious herb breaded fried pickles with cool tzatziki



Nest of Wings13.95
Crispy fried chicken tossed in your choice of BBQ, sweet garlic sesame, spicy buffalo, salt & pepper or cajun seasoning with creamy ranch
 




Fish Tacos9.95
Vodka tempura battered Atlantic cod, tangy slaw, fresh salsa & south west jalapeño mayo in grilled flour tortillas
 




Chicken Tacos9.95
Cajun spiced crispy breaded chicken tenders, zesty nacho cheese sauce, green leaf lettuce, fresh salsa & sour cream drizzle in grilled flour tortillas
 




Nest Nachos18.95
Corn tortillas piled high, Canadian cheddar & mozzarella, jalapeños, tomatoes & green onions with fresh salsa & sour cream
 




Add extra cheese 3.95


Add chicken or taco beef4.95

 

 

SOUPS, SALADS & SIDES

SizesStarterFull

House Made Soup of the Day5.957.95
Ask server for details



Add garlic toast1.50



Add cheese toast3.95



Caesar Salad7.9512.95
Green leaf lettuce, smoky bacon, parmesan & croutons tossed in creamy garlic dressing




Garden Salad6.9511.95
Green leaf lettuce crowned with cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions & carrots with your choice of house vinaigrette, creamy ranch or fruit poppyseed dressing





Greek Salad7.9512.95
Cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, kalamata olives, red onions & crumbled feta drizzled in house vinagrette




Add marinated chicken skewer4.95


Add steak10.95



Golden Shoestring Fries5.95


Add savory beef gravy or dipping sauce1.50



Crosstrack Fries6.95<
Served with southwest jalapeno mayo



Classic Poutine7.95
Canadian curds & rich beef gravy



Add bacon2.95



Butter Chicken Poutine13.95
Canadian curds, tender braised chicken in creamy masala sauce & a sour cream drizzle

 

 

BURGERS, SANDWICHES & WRAPS

All burgers, sandwiches & wraps come with your choice of golden hand cut fries, crosstrack fries, daily soup, rice, garden salad, caesar salad, Greek salad, or tangy slaw




Make it a poutine2.00



All burgers served in a toasted potato scallion kaiser. All sandwiches served in a fresh baked bun. Proudly serving Canadian beef & chicken



Add extra charbroiled patty4.95



Nest Burger14.95
Canadian cheddar, smoky bacon, green leaf lettuce, tomatoes, red onions & pickle



Add fried egg served sunny1.50



Hawaiian Burger14.95
Mozzarella, grilled pineapple, green leaf lettuce, red onions & sweet garlic sesame sauce



BBQ Burger14.95
Canadian cheddar, jalapenos, crispy fried onions & barbeque sauce



Cajun Chicken Burger15.95
Grilled chicken breast, mozzarella, green leaf lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, pickle & southwest jalapeno mayo




BLTC Sandwich13.95
Bounty of smoky bacon, green leaf lettuce, tomatoes & mayo



Add fried egg served sunny1.50



Grilled Cheese Sandwich8.95
Canadian cheddar & mozzarella grilled to perfection



Add tomato2.00


Add bacon strips or ham2.95



Grilled Deli Sandwich13.95
Pepperoni, ham, smoky bacon, mozzarella & marinara grilled to perfection



Veggie Wrap13.95
Feta, roasted red & green peppers, red onions, green leaf lettuce, & marinated tomatoes with pesto mayo in a grilled flour tortilla




Chicken Bacon Caesar Wrap14.95
Grilled chicken breast, smoky bacon, green leaf lettuce & parmesanwith creamy garlic dressing in a grilled flour tortilla




Buffalo Chicken Wrap14.95
Saucy chicken breast, mozzarella, green leaf lettuce, tomatoes & creamy ranch in a grilled flour tortilla

 

 

ENTREES

Fingers N’ Fries14.95
Crispy breaded chicken tenders with shoestring fries & honey mustard



Make it spicy buffalo1.50



Fish & Chips14.95
Vodka tempura battered Atlantic cod with tangy slaw, shoestring fries & our signature miso tartar




Steak Out18.95
6oz beef striploin with sautéed mushrooms & crispy fried onions served open faced on a toasted garlic buttered bun with shoestring fries




Brunch Bowl12.95
Ham, mushrooms, green peppers, mozzarella & Canadian cheddar on a bed of crosstrack fries crowned with a fried egg served sunny




Butter Chicken12.95
Tender braised chicken in creamy masala sauce on a bed of steamed rice with grilled naan




Mediterranean Plate13.95
Marinated chicken skewer on a bed of steamed rice with Greek salad & cool tzatziki



Add marinated chicken skewer4.95



Stirfry9.95
Mixed seasonal vegetables glazed in sweet sesame garlic sauce on a bed of steamed rice




Add chicken4.95


Add steak10.95

 

 

8” SPECIALTY PIZZAS

Signature Pizzas10.95
All our fresh pizza is made with garlic infused dough & topped with Canadian cheddar & mozzarella cheese blend




Campus Quad9.95
Canadian cheddar, mozzarella, parmesan & feta, with classic pizza sauce




Zesty Veggie9.95
Roasted red & green peppers, mushrooms, red onions, feta & marinated tomatoes with pesto sauce




Oh Canada!9.95
Ham, smoky bacon & mushrooms with classic pizza sauce




Polynesian9.95
Ham, smoky bacon & pineapple with classic pizza sauce




Three Little Pigs9.95
Pepperoni, ham & smoky bacon with classic pizza sauce




BBQ Chicken9.95
Grilled chicken, green peppers & mushrooms with barbeque sauce




Deluxe9.95
Pepperoni, smoky bacon, mushroom, green peppers & red onions with classic pizza sauce




The Mexi9.95
Taco beef & jalapeños with classic pizza sauce & a sour cream drizzle




The Greek God9.95
Grilled lemon garlic chicken, feta, tomatoes, red onions with tzatziki sauce & crowned with kalamata olives



 

 

WEEKLY SPECIALS

Food Specials - Dine In



Monday | I Wish it Were Fry-Day Bowls8.25


Mexi (Cajun dusted hand cut fries, taco beef, cheese sauce, jalapeños & sour cream)
Veggie Supreme (Cajun dusted hand cut fries, fresh salsa, cheese sauce, green onion & sour cream)
Chicken Bacon Ranch (Cajun dusted hand cut fries, chicken, smoky bacon, green onions & creamy ranch)

Tuesday | Signature Pizza8.25



Wednesday | Nest of Wings8.25
Add dipping sauce $1.50



Thursday | Potato & Cheddar Perogy Poutine7.25



Friday | Daily Soup & 1/2 Wrap8.25
Ask server for details

 

 


LIQUOR MENU

BEVERAGES

Bottomless Pop2.75
Coke, Sprite, Ginger Ale, Diet Coke & Coke Zero



Bottomless Premium Coffee & Teas2.75



Hot Chocolate & Hot Apple Cider2.75



Juice/ Milk3.75
Orange, Cranberry, Iced Tea, Pineapple, Clamato, Apple & Pink Grapefruit



Monster Energy (246mL)3.50

TAPS

 Nest PintSleeveJug

 20oz16oz60oz

 

Molson Canadian7.506.2523.00

 

Coors Light7.506.2523.00

 

Steam Whistle Pilsner8.757.0026.25

 

Coors Banquet<8.757.0026.25

 

Afternoon Tea Saison 6%8.757.0026.25

 

Heineken8.757.0026.25

 

Rickards Red8.757.0026.25

 

Belgian Moon8.757.0026.25

 

Granville Island seasonal8.757.0026.25

 

Strongbow Cider8.757.0026.25

 

Belgian Bow hybrid8.757.0026.25
Belgian Moon & Strongbow Cider

 

Snakebite hybrid8.757.0026.25
Strongbow Cider & Molson Canadian

 

 

Red, White & EH hybrid8.757.0026.25
Rickards Red & Belgian Moon

 

CAPS

Domestic bottle 6.25
Canadian, Coors Light, Pilsner, Budweiser



Premium bottles 7.50
Miller Genuine Draft, Sol, Coors Banquet, Molson, Henry’s Hard Orange Soda, Alley Kat Aprikat

 

 

 

LIQUORS

House Hi Ball (1 oz)5.50
Royal Reserve Rye, Polar Ice Vodka, Lambs White Rum, Lambs Dark Rum, Lambs Spiced Rum, Beefeater Dry Gin





Shooters (1 oz)5.50+



Premium Hi Ball (1 oz)6.50
Wiser’s Deluxe, Wiser’s Spiced, Absolut Vodka, Absolut Raspberry, Absolut Mandarin, Absolut Peach, Absolut Citron, Absolut Vanilla, Absolut Cherry, Malibu Rum, Lemon Hart Rum, Tanqueray Gin, Olmeca Tequila Gold or Silver, Beefeater 24 Dry Gin, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Havana Club, Jack Daniels, Tennessee Honey







Deluxe Hi Ball (1 oz)7.50
Absolut Elyx, Chivas Regal 12 year old, Glennfiddich 12 year old, White Owl Whiskey




House Cocktails & Liqueurs (1 oz)7.75

 

 

WINE

GlassBottle
6oz

 

Jacob’s Creek Chardonnay6.7527.00
Dry, medium bodied, revealing floral & fruity scents

 

Jacob’s Creek Shiraz Cabernet6.7527.00
Dry cherry red, features medium woody, spicy & fruity scents

 

Jacob’s Creek Moscato Rose6.7527.00
Light & refreshing, red summer berry flavours

 

 

WEEKLY SPECIALS

All liquor served is 1 oz


Daily BRO-tini5.00
Ask server for details



Monday
$5.00 off Bottle Wine

Tuesday2.00 off
Beer Cocktails



Wednesday5.00
Lamb’s Rum Hi Balls



Thursday6.00
Flavoured Absolut Vodka Highballs or Cocktails



Friday1.00 off
Domestic Bottles

 

 

Come celebrate your next milestone at our newly renovate and fully licensed venue.

The Nest Taphouse Grill is ideal for graduation parties, staff parties, Christmas parties, wedding receptions and stag/stagettes. We offer high-quality personalized service and great food.

We can’t wait to serve you!

 
 

 

We would love to hear from you!

 

 

HOURS

Mon - Tue | 10am - 5pm
Wed - Fri | 10am - 8pm
Sat - Sun | closed  

 

GENERAL MANAGER

Michelle Dirksen
mdirksen@nait.ca
(780) 471-8560   

 

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