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) #7 of 2,248 Restaurants in Ottawa $$ - $$$ , , Vegetarian Friendly
1 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S7, Canada
+1 613-667-9207
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (120 reviews)
“hanger steak” (81 reviews)
“pork belly” (101 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
All hours
CUISINES
Wine Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S7, Canada
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31 - 40 of 1,237 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2017

our waitress was fabulous and entertaining and accommodating. food was good too. wine too. good little local place; not too fancy; not too simple.

Thank akraus2017
Reviewed 10 July 2017

excellent service and delicious food. Small plates are meant to taste more than one thing. Order at least 2. The cheese selection is superb.

Thank Joano H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great experience, They have a very good selection of wine. The food was prepared to perfection and the service was excellent. I would highly recommend putting it on your list of restaurants to visit in Ottawa. We will definitely be going back on our next...More

Thank Kritsch
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I dined here on our last day in Ottawa and I must say that it was our best meal. Our server was helpful and personable. The food was amazing- the rockfish, pork belly, and gnocchi were all outstanding. I didn't care much...More

1  Thank raferjack
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Delicious, fresh, beautifully-presented food, served by a friendly, professional server. Have been before and will definitely be back!

Thank rogersjm
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We were a large international party of visitors who came for dinner. In short, the service was excellent and friendly. The menu options were very interesting! I enjoyed the charcuterie, but the trout, not so much. When asked about the meal, I was frank in...More

Thank Theodore K
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very nicely appointed, clean, modern, and great service. The day after Canada day we went in to find Chris Hatfield sitting next to us with one of the members of the Bare Naked Ladies. There seems to be a flow of famous...More

Thank Brian V
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This is one of our favorite places. Small plates with excellent wine list and knowledgeable service staff. Fun to sit at bar. Some plates are average. Others are superb. Like most place, you gotta know what to order. Best for lunch when you can get...More

Thank Alan22014
Reviewed 4 July 2017

wonderful waitress - explained the process/size of the plates - helped with wine choice. Great atmosphere - casual yet well appointed and not too noisy.

Thank LTJT2016
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The food was very delicious and unique! Even the coffee was better then your average cup of joe. To top it off when we sat down and looked up.. Chris Hadfield & Ed Robertson were sitting a table over!

Thank Jeffry U
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Brad C
29 May 2017|
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Response from Sarah W | Reviewed this property |
Hi From what I can remember, it is not wheel chair accessible. The restaurant is on the ground floor but you have to go up a couple of steps to enter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$86
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-667-9207
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