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Metropolitan Brasserie

) #113 of 2,200 Restaurants in Ottawa $$ - $$$ French, Bar, Canadian
700 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4, Canada
+1 613-562-1160
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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All hours
French, Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
700 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4, Canada
Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
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Reviewed yesterday

The food was wonderful, a little taste of France. The decor was very comfortable, like an old New York restaurant. The only problem we had that night was the service was slow, they seemed to be short of wait staff that night.

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed yesterday

You can eat outside or by bad weather or wintertime, also inside. Bit of a French infuence but cozy. Food is excellent and service is good.

Thank MrCanada
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went there with a group of about 18 with 4 young kids. The breakfast was decent but seemed a little overpriced for what you got. We were not rushed in and out but unfortunately were seated near the kitchen so the servers passed our table...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not quite sure what happened to this place lately. To us it has always been the go-to place for a lunch or dinner, a place that offered a bit of class and excellent plates. This Saturday, we stopped in the patio for a good lunch...More

Thank LikeABigPizzaPie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here two nights while visiting Ottawa. Enjoyed our deliciously flavorful meals made especially enjoyable by our waiter. If you enjoy witty, appropriate banter while hearing wonderful descriptions of the food and given good service, ask to be seated at one...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 5 days ago

went for the first time with colleagues that often go there.very busy spot -- a bit too noisy, in fact. staff were prompt and friendly. food was good and there was a fairly wide selection. prices weren't cheap but not excessive either. more of a...More

Thank boxsterbenz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us had lunch out of doors on the patio here recently and throughly enjoyed it. Great weather helped, but the food was quite good and the service was attentive. The moules et frites were excellent, as was the steak sandwich. The restaurant is...More

Thank robertwD7057IG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend wanted to take us out for a nice meal downtown Ottawa. We settled on the Brasserie, for we had been there several times before, and it was very good. On this evening, the service was as usual very good, but the food was...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A block away from the parliament buildings makes it handy for a quick lunch. Access is down a set of large exterior steps so handicap access is questionable. Lunch was normal, not special. An irritating and very loud waiter / manager pontificating about his wine...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly, good food is what you expect at a higher end place. If they can deliver an "experience" you'll never forget, this is magic. Tonight I was with a group in town for a conference - and we had a roaring good time thanks to...More

Thank Paul N
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What's the dress code?
11 February 2017|
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Response from Sarah C | Property representative |
Hi there, You'll find an array of different dress at The Met. Most guests are comfortable in jeans a nice shirt or sweater. You will also find people in business attire as many guest come in straight from work. Hope to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-562-1160
  • E-mail