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#39 of 2,186 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
Byward Market Area
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18 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S6, Canada (Sussex Drive)
+1 613-244-1188
15:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 15:30 - 22:30
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Date night couldn't have been better! If you want to impress someone special, this IS the place to go... Started with the crab cake (she had the ravioli) and followed with the lamb. Seriously, the best Shepherd's Pie I've ever had. (She had the salmon). We shared the toffee pudding since we were both fully satisfied. Ambience was great. Service... More 

Thank Forked_Again
Ottawa, Canada
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been there 2 weeks ago with another couple for our birthdays. Been there often before to celebrate our birthdays. This time very disappointed. The steak 7 on, was 52.00 $ , plus prices for all the extras except for two. Wine very expensive also. My husband was still hungry after this small steak! No other size, and very ordinary. One... More 

Thank Therese L
Vancouver, Canada
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106 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Went on a very wet evening for a dinner with 2 colleagues. One had a meeting 1 1/2 hours later, but felt she had enough time. Ordered drinks, and when the cocktail and glass of wine arrived, we suddenly realized that the cocktail had disappeared again. After about 5 or 10 minutes, went to ask at the bar, and the... More 

1 Thank Happy_exchanger
Alexandria, Virginia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I took my wife there for her birthday after I had been for business. The service was wonderful and it was a romantic, well healed restaurant. We did the tasting menu with the wine pairing and it was just great.

Thank Mark V
Maple, Ontario
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We are very disappointed with the place. We came all the way from Toronto to have a birthday dinner with our son and family. We called for reservations and they never answered our message that we left nor did they every pick up the phone. We decided just to go down early and when we got there we found out... More 

3 Thank Ivana13
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had a perfectly delightful meal. The chef’s work was elegant—from the nicely herbed butter, to the perfectly balanced Caesar salad to the earthy robust mushroom risotto.

Thank pac57
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Two of us Visited for a quiet dinner on a Friday night. Great table, attentive service , allergy-aware wait staff. But it's the food that always amazes. Probably my fourth visit to this restaurant. Quebec mushroom risotto to start and half lobster plate for dinner. Very flavorful. Definately one of my top two favorites in the Byward Market.

Thank Chuck H
Ottawa, Canada
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Having moved to Ottawa from Montreal, I'm happy I found this restaurant. True French cuisine was not something I thought I would miss when I moved. The steak frites here is mouth watering and the wine selection is great. This place is an easy choice when it comes to special occasions.

Thank JamescK8812GU
Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Food is great, staff is genuine and Sarah (our waitress) was on top of things. If you get to ottawa for a few days, go there and get the s'more. We had a blast

Thank Pierre L
Ontario, Canada
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Private dinner for corporate event about 150 people. Pre-selected limited menu... my choice was mushroom risotto, beef tenderloin & creme brulee. The service started out a little slow, but the wine flowed freely & once service started the food was presented and tasted very good! I was hungry but everyone at my table enjoyed their meal throughly. The topper was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$51 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
15:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S6, Canada
    (Sussex Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Public Transit can be accessed from the Rideau Center
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-244-1188

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?