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Beckta Dining & Wine


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Young Organic Salad Greens
Tender baby lettuces with house vinaigrette, red pear, c’est bon goat cheese and crispy shallots
Salmon Carpaccio
Caper marmalade, walnut butter, deviled quail’s egg, escabeche vinaigrette and juniper dusted carrot chips
Celery Root and Roasted Garlic Soup
Romano cracker, mushroom confit, apple chip and fresh lovage
Six freshly shucked oysters on the half shell with bloody mary mignonette and lemon
“Pozole” Risotto
Cumin braised pork shoulder, creamed corn and charred tomatillos
Beet Salad
Heirloom beets, baby radishes, grilled halloumi, black olive oil croutons and truffled leek vinaigrette
Seared Québec Foie Gras
Pressed yogurt, truffled vegetable ash, umeboshi plum and amaretti cookies
5-course menu 85
Optional Cheese Course
Optional Wine Pairings
8-course menu 110
Optional Wine Pairings
Veal Striploin
Black eyed pea and fresh corn sauté, grilled nectarines, hazelnut crusted bocconcini, wilted spinach and piperade
Lake Erie Walleye
Smoked sweet mama squash purée, brussel sprouts, cider glazed maitake mushrooms, toasted pecans and vanilla verjus butter
Steak and Salad
Pan seared striploin, grilled romaine, rosti potato, mushroom sauté, grilled radish, string beans and blue cheese fondue
Laurentian Chicken
Roasted​ breast, blue corn grits, caramelized cauliflower, pickled ground cherries, wilted mustard greens and sauce robert
Steelhead Trout
roasted baby carrots, arugula, candied trout belly, marinated and grilled red onion, French lentils and parmesan and fennel consommé
Malfatti Pasta
Roasted tomato sauce, mushroom laab, pecan granola and grana padano
Wild Alaskan Scallops
Cinnamon​ cap mushrooms, mustard coated broccoli, ale and cheddar braised kohlrabi and cider vinegar soubise
Quebec Magret Duck
Pan roasted breast, heirloom carrot spaetzle, tatsoi and garlic scape kimchi, kabosu demi glace and garlic chips
Modern, seasonal fine dining restaurant and casual wine bar know for extraordinary hospitality and exciting food. Two distinct dining areas that cater to many different occasions: intimate experiences, business diners, fancy celebrations and casual visits.
US$23 - US$74
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Canadian, International, Contemporary
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The service was absolutely exceptional, I didn’t get our waitresses name but she was brilliant. My husband said the carpaccio was the best he had ever tasted. My starter of young greens was not what I expected or would usually order but it was absolutely...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank K8NSH
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose Beckta for a private dinner for 25-30 people. The entire experience from planning to dessert was outstanding. The food at Beckta is so delicious and well-presented that it often detracts reviewers from commenting on other elements such as service - ours was impeccable...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank José B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to do the Chef’s surprise, absolutely amazing!!! Our server was incredibly attentive to what we liked and let the chef know. Our meal was incredible!!! Scallops and chicken and waffles for our appetizers, steak and duck for our mains and dessert was freaking...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank K1210ABtinab
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and service as one would expect from an established fine dining venue. Our server, Justin, has excellent knowledge on wines and the proper pairings with the food we were having. Duck magret was really excellent.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Richard L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is consistently good. Some of our party had to be away to the theatre while others were staying. Our server found this out in advance and ensured timing worked well. Some of us who were staying had the tasting menu, while the theatre...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank brucej222
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived, the attention to detail was all but perfect. The service from the whole staff and our server was fantastic. The food was delicious and the timing was bang on for our night out at the NAC. My wife and I...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BuyrightN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent fine dining with excellent service at Beckta. They even added a little extra attention to our daughter’s birthday! Merci beaucoup!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jgtrip12
Reviewed February 12, 2019

I knew nothing of Beckta, never heard of it and now it is on the radar as one of the best meals in Ottawa. This is the perfect place to not just eat, but to dine. Service is attentive. If you want more of the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank David S
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Entree and vegetables were excellent-large wine selection ice cream deserts were yummy - orange gelatin not recommended Serving staff were helpful and attentive

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank footballSD
Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

Beckta is a lovely restaurant with a large guest area dining room on the ground floor and private rooms upstairs. We had a private room for six people. The dinner was fantastic. I had the beef tenderloin while others in our party had duck magret...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Donna D
June 23, 2017|
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Response from ssotomayor | Reviewed this property |
Yes, both options
October 21, 2016|
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Response from stevebeckta | Property representative |
While there are many dishes without gluten, the chef is also always happy to adapt most other dishes to avoid it. Please just mention your intolerance when booking your reservation.
September 5, 2016|
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Response from stevebeckta | Property representative |
We would be honoured to have you and your baby in for lunch at Beckta. We have lots of areas to dine in, so if you are worried about disturbing other guests, we are happy to find a great table more out of the way if you... More
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