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Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro

#198 of 2,248 Restaurants in Ottawa}
$$ - $$$, ,
54 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T1, Canada
+1 613-241-4270
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good47%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“french fries” (13 reviews)
“steak” (25 reviews)
“caesar salad” (14 reviews)
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Bar, Wine Bar, Canadian
$$ - $$$
54 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 214 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ambiance abounds here with a great selection of wines and liquors and beer to match with a superb selection of foods ranging from seafood to meat and pasta dishes and all very tasty and served hot to you.

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Lots of choice in the drinks menu. Staff were really helpful with advice for pairing drinks with food. The bruschetta was atypical but excellent. I had the tortellini with mushrooms in a Gorgonzola sauce. Surprisingly it was not as rich as I expected because of...More

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We were there on jazz night which was very nice. Not too loud and pleasant. The food was tasty but not outstanding. We had crab cakes, just ok. The jambalaya was tasty. Tortellini in cream sauce was good. The now “$16” dollar fries with a...More

Thank CTRocks
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I took the opportunity to try 3 different Canadian wines - for the price of 1 glass. Live jazz music on most of the days make this bar a place to return to.

Thank trip_traveller212
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We had about a 45 min wait for a table, they take your phone and you get a text. Perfect to take the time and walk around the market. Friday special was $1 oysters which were great, we had the Steak and it was cooked...More

Thank GrWeSp
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This is my second visit to Vineyards and I've enjoyed it both times. We had a groupon both times for flights of wine which is worth doing. Very relaxed and cosy atmosphere where you don't feel rushed and could sit all night. We had the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I would recommend this restaurant to everybody. The environment is relaxed. The severs are wonderful, and attentive. I have never had such great service. The wine was excellent. The food was great and tasty. I had such a great experience. What a nice vibe this...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

They have live jazz a few nights a week, we hit it perfect. My husband is a big eater, his portion was ok, we just walked to another place for Dessert. Wine and beer tasters amazing choices. Dinner was good

Thank Stephanie J
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Eat and drink here often but have never left a review and felt it was time to let every one know how incredible Jacky is! Her bartending skills are out of this world. She's charming, knows how to lay down the law when necessary and...More

Thank joshque
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Warm and cozy cellar with live jazz. Great for dinner, or just a last stop of the evening for drinks. Friendly staff.

Thank WmSlade
Barbara M, Owner at Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words and for joining us, please visit again soon. Barb & Team

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21 September 2017|
Response from SunKissedTraveller20 | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, I did not use the restrooms. However, the restaurant is down a flight of stairs. You should contact the restaurant directly for accessibility questions, they should be able to answer that for you.
30 November 2015|
Response from Barbara M | Property representative |
Hello there, yes of course, children are welcome in Vineyards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Wine Bar, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-241-4270
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