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Rideau Carleton Raceway & Casino

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Address: 4837 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1X 1A3 , Canada
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+1 613-822-2211
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My wife and I visited the Rideau-Carleton OLG buffet for the Sunday brunch. We found the food to be average at best. There is a waffle station at one end and an omelette station... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
bigbartbass
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Ottawa, Canada
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Cornwall, Canada
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34 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our first visit and will be back. The variety was unbelievable, the service was courteous, helpful and always nearby. Foods varied from pancakes, omelettes, bacon, sausage, french toast, hash browns, along with coffee, juices, salads, breads, desserts, & ice cream, sundaes & banana splits. Every last item was fresh and flavorful. The room was all glassed in and the view... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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133 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, I'm not a big fan of buffets, as most disappoint. This buffet didn't disappoint, the food was of good quality (though some things had been in the warming trays a bit longer than they should have). Actually, the roast beef was very good (though I would have preferred a bit rarer). The selection was good - most people would... More 

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Thank Chris W
Ottawa Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come here with a group of friends once or twice a year. Valet parking with a toonie tip sets the pace. The buffet varies from very ordinary to very good. The service was good.It was a non race night, so we went to the Casino Room and promptly spent our courtesy $10.00 seed gambling money. But is was fun.... More 

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and a group of friends went to the buffet at the RCR. After passing through Security, (and me having to place my bag with Coat Check), we were allowed inside. A waiter brought us to our table, (on the upper level, but within view of the racetrack), and took our drinks. After that, we went to the buffet. The... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perhaps some reviewers expected more than what they got. Personally, I have never been disappointed with the Sunday Brunch. The food selection caters to all tastes - even vegetarian. Service is what it is - the kids who work there are very busy and do their best. The atmosphere - especially when the horses are out - is great. The... More 

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Thank beverleykinman
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Last month we went to the Rideau Carleton Raceway for the Saturday night Seafood/Prime Rib Buffet to celebrate my sister's birthday. We all agreed the food was very good and the price was right. Besides the crab legs, prime rib, mussels, BBQ ribs, shrimps, made to order chicken souvlaki, etc., there were salads, yummy desserts and so on. Unless you... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We have been regulars at the Rideau Carleton Raceways all you can eat buffet for 6 years and I thought it was time to share. In our opinion the food is above average for an all you can eat. It reminds me of the smorgasbords in the southern united states. The Raceway has finally finished there renovtions and it looks... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My wife and I visited the Rideau-Carleton OLG buffet for the Sunday brunch. We found the food to be average at best. There is a waffle station at one end and an omelette station at the other. However, I like my eggs easy over and that option was not available. They have a big bin of scrambled eggs, so I... More 

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Thank bigbartbass
Ottawa
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Always like the buffet - we've been there many times. Decided on this visit to order from the menu. Bad decision! Ordered the steak sandwich. It came to the table cold. Sent it back and it was returned to me cold again. It was NOT a busy night. Stick with the buffet.

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Thank Buddy0
Ottawa, Canada
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343 reviews
142 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

they have renovated this restaurant...god for a meal if you are visiting the racetrack and the slots.....great for a cheap lunchhad the special of smoked meat and fries excellent

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