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The Cornerstone Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
Byward Market Area
Bar, Canadian, American, Grill
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92 Clarence, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5P6, Canada
+1 613-241-6835
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Katy, Texas
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394 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located right next to the Byward Market, the place serves good food and prices are not excessive. The drawback is service which certainly is not up to standard. Very slow and staff hard to be found.

Thank engped
Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived in Ottawa from Toronto and Montreal. I met my sister for lunch here to start our gastro trip in Ottawa. In the Byward Market this restaurant it is a landmark destination and an excellent location to start our trip with its terrific patio overlooking the market. They even have a fan that blows mist on you and keeps... More 

Thank dsrfield
Pointe Claire, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

A nicely mixed menu of Asian and North American food, good brews from the local microbrewery. Good service but the playlist need work.

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Montreal, Canada
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108 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Stopped off at this restaurant for a bite to eat and enjoyed it. The Japanese dumplings are delicious and come with an amazing sauce. The pulled pork tacos are messy but yummy just the same. Service was quick and friendly and they have a huge outdoor patio to sit on and enjoy your meal and drinks.

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Kitchener, Canada
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Service warm and welcoming. Food was delicious, served right from the kitchen hot. Good selection of options. Terrific people watching on the ahh-mazing patio! Great place for business lunches or dinners.

Thank ServeSuccess
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180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Took 4 grand-children for lunch. They had chicken strips while my wife and daughter had hamburgers. I had two appetizers. Our food was delicious and the service friendly and speedy

Thank PAC168
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The waitress didn't come back to ask how my meal was, I had to flag her down to let her know that there was hardly any dressing on my salad. once I asked for some on the side she brought it quickly. The food otherwise was okay and came out within a decent time. The heating lamps they have on... More 

Thank Daniel L
Pembroke, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Great service. The waiter was very attendant and helpful as well as the rest of the staff pleasant. We had the BBQ Burger and it was delicious. Nice atmosphere as well

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Paris, Île-de-France, France
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Given the location and the attendance at night, this is a semi-trendy place where waitress are recruited based on her looks and height of their dress rather than their actual service experience. Still, we had some nice cocktails and picked some "relatively healthy" carrots & tortilla chips with an interesting kale/artichoke dip

Thank Eric T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Went here for food and drinks. Server didn't give us napkins or fork and knife we had to ask. She said she had to leave and pressured us to pay the bill. We didn't get it, couldn't she just get another server? This place has great potential as the food is good but their loosing a lot of money when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Canadian, American, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Clarence, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5P6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-241-6835
This urban, ByWard Market location with a wraparound patio and contemporary dining room provides a chic yet casual dining experience! Come check in at the Corner!

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