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Das Lokal

$$ - $$$European, , International
190 Dalhousie St | Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7C6, Canada
+1 613-695-1688
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“spaetzle” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Central European, International, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
190 Dalhousie St | Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7C6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 183 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a very tasty, and substantial, lunch on a warm Ottawa day. Both inside and patio seating available. Low key , relaxed atmosphere with superior quality food. Great cocktail and beer selections. Menu germanish. Service was helpful and prompt. Overall well worth the trip to...More

Thank Lynn T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to this restaurant several times. Food and service are always excellent. The staff is super friendly and my meals here have always been outstanding. The bacon at brunch is to die for, and I love the schnitzel at dinner. The desserts are awesome...More

2  Thank courtney8282
Evan P, Owner at Das Lokal, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Courtney, thank you for your support. Chef Wallner and his team will keep that Black Forest Cake coming. Evan Potter, co-owner

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went on Wednesday Aug. 8th and we greatly enjoyed the food, service and ambience, especially from our hostess Andree-Anne who was a delight. Please follow her recommendations about pairing wine and food. She knows everything about wine and its perfume, bouquet...More

3  Thank Michel F
Evan P, Owner at Das Lokal, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Michel, Thank you for this recommendation. Andree-Anne is a great ambassador for our restaurant. She knows a lot about hair, too. Evan Potter, co-owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried this place last night with 6 friends and was I disappointed in the service. It was slow, inattentive and sloppy. Drinks too forever to arrive, and food service was choppy and disorganized. While steak was unremarkable, other's enjoyed their food. Chicken Supreme was a...More

Thank Vance S
Evan P, Owner at Das Lokal, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Vance, Thank you for your review. I'm very sorry to hear that you were disappointed in our service. We appreciate your feedback and our General Manager will be in touch with you. Evan Potter, co-owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with some friends for brunch recently. It was a gorgeous sunny day and we got a great spot on the large patio, under a huge umbrella. Our server(s) were friendly and attentive. They have a very nice selection of beers. I had the...More

2  Thank Gregsky
Evan P, Owner at Das Lokal, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Thank you for your support. The brunch team loves making our guests very happy. We look forward to seeing you for dinner. Evan Potter, co-owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting Ottawa and we were told to try Das Lokal. What a great surprise we had when we walked into the restaurant and the server told us it was date night at Das Lokal (Wednesday night price fix menu with one bottle of...More

2  Thank Magalya2000
Evan P, Owner at Das Lokal, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Thanks for dropping by on Date Night and we're glad that you enjoyed the evening. You met AA, one of Das Lokal's 'ambassadors'. We hope to see you again soon. Evan Potter, co-owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff member and friend's loud conversation destroyed jazz night, our reason for attending. Also appreciate host or hostess asking where we would like to sit rather than assigning seat, particularly on slow night. Yet another staff member also unhelpful on a different matter but said...More

Thank Derek S
Evan P, Owner at Das Lokal, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Derek, Thank you for your review. We have reviewed this incident with our staff and our General Manager has been in touch with you directly. Evan Potter, co-owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a rainy/sunny evening at 5:30pm but we decided to be brave and eat on the patio and not be stuck inside on such a funky day! Good choice - after many sweltering days, the temp was just right with a light breeze under...More

2  Thank REL_11
Evan P, Owner at Das Lokal, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Thank you for your support. Dee Dee is one of our restaurant's 'ambassadors'. Dee Dee and the team look forward to seeing you again. Evan Potter, co-owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our nine-person dining club visited Das Lokal on a warm July evening. When I made our reservation in June I indicated that we preferred to eat family style and leave the menu choices up to the kitchen. I also noted that a member of our...More

7  Thank Bruce S
Evan P, Owner at Das Lokal, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Bruce, Thank you very much for coming to Das Lokal and allowing us to serve you and your colleagues. We like to think of coming to Das Lokal as an experience for our guests. Evan Potter, co-owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch. Fast attentive service. Variety of dishes provide something for everyone. Good selection of wine and cocktails. Indoor or outdoor seating.

5  Thank bestfamilyadventures
Evan P, Owner at Das Lokal, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, We appreciate your support. Evan Potter, co-owner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 Dalhousie St | Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-695-1688
  • E-mail
Description
Das Lokal Kitchen and Bar is located at 190 Dalhousie Street in Ottawa's Byward Market. We are an international restaurant with with a German twist. We serve locally sourced ingredients, proudly prepared in-house by Chef Christian Wallner and his team. Our seasonal menus and drinks are inspired by our staff's love for food and wine. We serve vegetarian dishes and have gluten-free options. We are open seven days a week, including Saturday and Sunday brunch and dinner. We host a range of events such as weddings, cocktail receptions, anniversary celebrations and we offer the restaurant rent-free for private dining events for larger groups on Sunday and Monday evenings. We have live music (7-10 pm) by pianist, Adam Saikaley, on Thursday to Saturday.
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