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Shogun Ottawa Japanese Steak House and Bar

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1671 Carling Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K2A 1C4, Canada
+1 613-729-6018
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 16:30 - 21:00
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Gananoque, Canada
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

An interesting way to share a meal. Going once in a lifetime is good enough. All dishes seemed to have the exact same sauce. food was delicious and fresh. staff was very friendly and funny - but you can tell they do this schitck daily! a little pricey.

Thank FederalMom
Ottawa, Canada
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Shogun is tucked away in the west end of the city but worth the trip. Everyone sits around a hot grill and watched the chef cook their food with flash and style. Throwing knives and lighting flames. Lots of fun for the whole family. Prices are reasonable - especially for the all-in grill meal. Staff is friendly and attentive. Expect... More 

Thank LizMacOttawa
Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Despite reading the reviews that the place was dirty and seeing pictures that backed up those assertions, my friend insisted that this place would be fun. First off, this isn't that fun place to drink out of funny mugs with umbrellas. The staff was so inexperienced that they delivered a double in a tiny glass for one-rock drinks when my... More 

Thank AugustRamsay
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service. Will recommend to others. Sushi was fantastic, dinner waa great. Prices are great. All around food experience.

Thank Ben V
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

This place is dingy! The ick factor increased after I was seated next to a dirty baby high chair. Eew! I asked the waitress to move it elsewhere which she did thankfully. The chairs are uncomfortable, torture on the back. The floor was dirty and the decor dark and dire. We ordered Kobe steak, which I highly doubt was actually... More 

1 Thank Marianne L
Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Went in for lunch; I should've turned away at the front door, entrance looks like you're going into a dungeon. There was no one there, just the guy/waiter behind the bar. I sat down, table surface was dirty and sticky as was the floor. And, the menus he brought over were also dirty. I sat there trying to decide on... More 

1 Thank LATravels99
Ottawa, Canada
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Went for a birthday celebration. The Tapinyaki style grill was good, however not what you'd see in NYC or TO. The food itself was tasty (and obviously fresh) and very reasonably priced. The facility was clean and well ventilated. The staff were professional and friendly. Overall a great experience, especially within Ottawa.

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

I had read very mixed reviews and was somewhat shy in trying this restaurant for a second time. It was a number of years since we had been there before but we're glad we didn't listen to the negative comments. The service and food were both excellent and we had no problem with the bill when it arrived. The Chef... More 

1 Thank Alfred D
Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

The concept is cool and it's always fun to try something different. But for the value of what you're getting, I found it a bit expensive.

Thank brain317
Ottawa, Canada
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

decor - dated, ripped chairs, ceiling looked filthy show - ummm what show? aside from the typical onion volcano, there was little or none. Food - all tasted the same - same seasoning on everything. However, the sushi was quite good. I had to watch our cook as he was about to server undercooked chicken - I asked him to... More 

1 Thank TimAndJudy00

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Steakhouse, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1671 Carling Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K2A 1C4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-729-6018

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