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Red Dot Cafe

) #700 of 2,199 Restaurants in Ottawa €€ - €€€ American, Canadian, Bar
5673 Main St, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 2W0, Canada
+1 613-826-0552
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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“prime rib” (5 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
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American, Canadian, Bar
€€ - €€€
5673 Main St, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 2W0, Canada
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

I was on a business trip and while I was driving past a small place called Market Square, where there are a few local businesses. I found this place called Red Dot Cafe and I wasn't expecting anything special just a place to fuel up...More

Thank ozcannej
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Hunt this place down and check it out. The perfect mix between nice dining and pub fare. Get it all. Can't miss on the prime rib or chicken alfredo. We'll known for their giant dessert menu - all of which is homemade in house. Order...More

Thank millsy2662
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Me and a few friends were driving through this little town when we came across this country restaurant. I had their beef fajitas, my friends had the fish special and the fish and chips. Their dessert selection was very good and their cheesecakes were the...More

Thank Berk E
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We drove by and stopped for dinner after visiting some friends in the area, and we are glad we did. The service was as anyone would expect from a restaurant; helpful, friendly, and fast. We were comfortably seated in a booth and our drinks were...More

Thank 320jen253
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Seven of us went for lunch last weekend. Service was desultory. Food was 0/7. The kids' meals were awful.... chewy, inedible pizza. They went home hungry. For the adults? Chicken Cobb salad had no chicken - when queried, the server said we should have requested...More

Thank epd117
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We stopped for lunch today at a nice Cafe, of which we have visited before. The waitresses are very friendly and are very attentive. We have enjoyed every meal we have had there. We both ordered a 6 oz steak and salad for lunch and...More

Thank harley757
Reviewed 8 December 2016

First things first, the only reason why this restaurant does not have a higher rating is because it one of Ottawa's best kept secrets. Osgoode is out of the way but worth the journey (not too far if you take the Roger Stevens exit off...More

Thank Bryan_Landry
Management response:

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

We have friends that live in Osgoode and we go to the Red Dot for an early supper just about every time we visit. They serve your basic pub foods along with a good selection of beer and regular bar drinks. The food is very...More

Thank Cancun61
Management response:

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This place offers a great country feel, amazing food and he best service available on the greater Ottawa area. So friendly. From pub food to pasta to steak, it's all delicious. Worth the drive!

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

We live in Ottawa and used to drive the 30 minutes to this restaurant fairly regularly. It was our favourite spot. It changed ownership a few years ago, and it is now more expensive and the food is not as good as it used to...More

Thank JMontCanada
Management response:

Hi JMontCanada The restaurant has been with the same owner for the last 10 years. As to price change we have not changed our prices for the last 3 years.I hope that we you can come over and give us a try and I am...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Canadian, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5673 Main St, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 2W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-826-0552
  • E-mail