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MeNa

276 Preston St, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7R5, Canada
+1 613-233-6462
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (35 reviews)
“bavette” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
276 Preston St, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7R5, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Mena has been closed for the winter, and my partner and I returned to Mena shortly after it opened. We found both the service and the food as excellent as when we were regular customers prior to the renovations. The space remains cozy and intimate....More

Thank ted293
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was here with my partner for her birthday and it was our first time at Mena. I don't know what it looked like before the reno but it was a very nice, elegant, and open space. Since this is the kind of place we...More

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Thank YYZ_in_YOW
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are truly passionate about food then Mena is the perfect dining experience for you. I was blown away by the unique and delicious food pairings! The food was displayed artfully! The staff were incredibly attentive and the French service really elevated the dining...More

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Thank shebeinthecity
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did some research before selecting MeNa for a special celebratory dinner. So Glad I did and so very glad we dined here. We had the five course tasting dinner with a wine pairing. Service staff and sommelier were warm and "spot on" with service. Was...More

Thank Sromsky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

MeNa was an amazing dining experience. We had the seven-course tasting menu with wine pairings and loved it from start to finish. A word of warning though, especially to the smaller ladies. While the courses were not large, they came with quite a generous serving...More

Thank susan2843
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the newly renovated Mena recently and were reminded about what a special place this restaurant is. We had 5 courses with wine pairings, each and every plate and pairing was perfect. Don't miss this culinary experience.

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Thank carolbS1370FT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't even begin to describe our Thursday evening. From the moment we arrived, the door was opened for us and we were shown to our seats at the bar. (Highly recommend) Greg took care of us and watching him curate fresh cocktails, which we...More

1  Thank BeccaBoogiez4
SocialTheorem, Public Relations Manager at MeNa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for the kind words! We are thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful night with us at MeNa. We do our best to make sure each guest of ours leaves with a positive and memorable experience. We know...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mena created a magical experience for my husband birthday!! The food, the wine, the service, the new space and kitchen everything was unbelievable!! We had the 5 course menu, with the addition of the "out of this world" Wagyu course, the reserved wine pairing and...More

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Thank Jennifer D
SocialTheorem, Public Relations Manager at MeNa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Jennifer for the kind words and for your visit. We wish your husband a wonderful birthday, we are thrilled to know we could play a role in making it a little more special. We hope to have you join us again in the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful experience. The food was excellent. The service was superb. The ambience, mood and lighting were all top notch and a few little touches really set it apart. I won't spoil the surprises but check it out for yourself. You won't be disappointed! 10/10

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Thank kaikaiandrew
SocialTheorem, Public Relations Manager at MeNa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much. We truly appreciate your feedback and visit! We hope to see you again in the future

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food, wine and service were impeccable. Went for a friends birthday and wanted a special experience and we go more than we expected with the incredible food, wine pairings and time with the sommelier. Totally recommend MeNa for an incredible culinary and fabulous wine...More

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Thank kelleyb23
SocialTheorem, Public Relations Manager at MeNa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you kindly! These reviews make it all worth it for us, we are thankful you had a wonderful experience with us and hope to see you again in the future.

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Response from DisplacedGothamist | Reviewed this property |
It's listed on the restaurant's website -- you'll have to google, it won't let me put in an url here. It ranges in price depending on how many courses you choose. I'd recommend minimally at least 5 courses -- three and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$98
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 276 Preston St, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7R5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-233-6462
  • E-mail
Description
At MeNa, we believe fine dining should be a memorable experience. We make it our job to share pieces of art and culture by creating modern French dishes paired with tasteful Canadian wines to create the ultimate dining experience. By utilizing locally sourced ingredients, our new restaurant in the heart of Little Italy offers many things other do not. With a menu that features a twist on old favorites, exceptional drinks, and a unique tasting menu, MeNa is something that must be experienced and shared with friends. We are deeply rooted in tradition, but always have our eyes open, looking ahead to new flavours and concepts we know our patrons will enjoy. We could not be more driven to offer Ottawa a truly unique and progressive dining experience; we look forward to serving you at MeNa.
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