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Eighteen

#66 of 2,182 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
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Byward Market Area
Canadian
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18 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5T5, Canada (Sussex Drive)
+1 613-244-1188
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15:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 15:30 - 22:30
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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food was well plated and full of flavour. Great variety of items to chose from so you will not be disappointed. Romantic atmosphere, quiet and comfortable. Service however was a bit slow. Arrived at 7:30pm and restaurant still had seating available but it took a very long time (50mins) to get our food after we ordered especially since we just... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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427 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The issue we had relates to some of the service and wine pairing not to the food on it's own. We went here to celebrate an anniversary and they did give us an incredibly romantic table, next to the fireplace. It was very quiet and nice, and some of the staff were super friendly and remembered this was a special... More 

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Thank Peter_Bomberg
North Vancouver, Canada
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118 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

In Byward market on York Street. Great decor inside, with a wonderful menu and wine list and we had excellent service. Very good food. Our group had the black cod and everyone loved it. I had a Caesar with duck, which was excellent and the crab cakes, also very good.

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Chelsea
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

A superb place and great food! One of the best restaurant in Ottawa! Well located! Downtown! Well decorated! Very good drinks!

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Thank Jean-Daniel B
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

made an online reservation, added a note about it being my sisters birthday and arrived on time. our waitress had 6 other tables and it was a quiet evening. after 40 minutes without even had our wine order taken , we walked out. the server was surly and unkind and I wished I never booked here in the first place.

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1 Thank desjard
King City, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone. Appetizers: Mushroom Risotto (cold but ate it) & we sent back our Foie Gras as it was stone cold in the middle. Then our Rib Eye Steak came out over cooked and cold to the touch. When we complained to our waiter he essentially sneered at us. We left without eating our... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has it all - fresh, creative and flavourful food, fabulously competent and attentive service and a relaxing yet sophisticated atmosphere. We chose the Chefs Tasting Menu and wine pairing. The amuse bouche was a succulent ginger coconut shrimp with roasted peanut. This was followed by a charcuterie board with a masterful balance of sweet, savoury and salty. Up... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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145 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is a good restaurant: nice atmosphere in a nice part of Ottawa (Byward Market) and they serve excellent food and wines (good selection of Canadian wine). We had very tasty crab cake as a starter and the Angus beef as a main, all tasted very good. Desserts was “European sized” and delicious.

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Whitehorse, Canada
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227 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed a three course meal that should be recognized as signature dishes: Quebec Wild Mushroom Risotto, Lamb Chops and Chocolate Peanut Butter bar. Absolutely exquisite and well worth the fine dining cost. Great wine menu selection and atmosphere was excellent. Large party came in, but with heavy tapestry drapes pulled across the back end of the restaurant you would... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Been there 2 weeks ago with another couple for our birthdays. Been there often before to celebrate our birthdays. This time very disappointed. The steak 7 on, was 52.00 $ , plus prices for all the extras except for two. Wine very expensive also. My husband was still hungry after this small steak! No other size, and very ordinary. One... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$51 - US$51
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
15:30 - 22:30
Monday
15:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
15:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
15:30 - 22:30
Thursday
15:30 - 22:30
Friday
15:30 - 22:30
Saturday
15:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5T5, Canada
    (Sussex Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Public Transit can be accessed from the Rideau Center
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-244-1188

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