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Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro

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Byward Market Area
Wine Bar, Bar, Canadian
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54 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T1, Canada
+1 613-241-4270
16:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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Kitchener, Canada
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came on a Sunday night with a friend while on a work trip, hoping to catch some of their live jazz! Our server was lovely - knowledgeable, detailed, personable yet also knew when to leave us be to enjoy our experience. Our server took her time explaining the (very expansive) wine list, and we were excited to try a flight... More 

Thank SunKissedTraveller20
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, great ambience, terrible service?? Not sure if it was busy, but wine order was wrong, appetizer was wrong, only saw our server once??

Thank Will C
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time, came in for drinks yesterday night when it was very busy but were seated quickly at the door by a very nice girl. Sat in one of the far booths and we were going to just have some drinks but our waitress told us that it was buck a shuck night so we ended up getting about 2... More 

Thank Saema S
Ottawa, Canada
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89 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This is a bit of a gem in the market... I think its a great place for 2 people.. that first or second date, or just catching up with a friend in one of the booths.. or when in a group of 5-7 that reserves ahead to get one of the two round tables at the back of the restaurant.... More 

Thank KarenB_007
Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Like this place, it is cozy, always friendly staff! Perfect for date night! Quiet and nice atmosphere! Great selection of wines and food is good! Must try it!

Thank beau1232015
Oakville, Canada
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Party of 10 on a Snowy Saturday night ,Bad Wine over cooked steaks and no Strawberries in the Strawberry salad and COLD Pasta ,whats with that? Is this the best you can Do? Half of our Party had a bad experience.

Thank Thunderbuddy1
Winnipeg, Canada
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181 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Easy seating. Excellent service. Had the Chicken Caesar - good; 14$ fries - good. Jambalaya - excellent - spicy but tasty. Drinks were very good. Pricey, but not too expensive.

Thank Stephen H
Whitby, Canada
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Weekend in Ottawa and this place was nearby and accepted reservations on OpenTable - very convenient. Had a huge selection of wine and beers. Ignore the website they serve you your drinks you do not have to go up to the bar and ask. I had the spicy crab cakes, very yummy. Mussels in spicy creole sauce with french fries.... More 

Thank georgiegirlto
Charlottetown, Canada
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The wine and the service were very good. They have a wine tasting offering which contains 3, 20 oz glasses of different wines. They made very nice selections for different kinds. We tasted 6 delicous red wines and continued with the ones we loved most. But the food was not as good as we expected. I had a seafood rice... More 

Thank mrodoplu
Prince Albert, Canada
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98 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Good selection, but mostly more common wines. Not as adventurous as some others. Still a great place though that I have no trouble recommending.

Thank Gord V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Wine Bar, Bar, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-241-4270

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