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Chez Lucien

#34 of 2,189 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Byward Market Area
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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137 Murray St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5M7, Canada
+1 613-241-3533
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely homey feel pub, with the friendliest service team! They really make you feel welcome and like you are at home.

Thank Christine3131
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went last saturday very busy place, casual nothing fancy but good food. Very busy on a saturday night made resevation for 6:00 got seating 6:40... food is very good party of 6 everyone enjoyed

Thank zizOttawa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Constantly looking for a great "medium" burger...... had many across Canada. Chez's definitely ranks with the best. Flavorful beef. Cooked medium or medium rare if you ask!! Few do this. Will go back again and again!!!

Thank ObeJuan
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were very friendly. Make sure to make reservations as this place is quite small and busy!! Unfortunately my order was messed up (wrong platter). Fortunately, the meal I received was really good anyways! Burgers were delicious. I will go back to try my original order though haha

Thank Ana100Bella
Williamston, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful place to have dinner on a late winter's night. Nice beer selection, good burgers, and a little jazz.

Thank Susan O
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chez Lucien is a lovely gem located in the Byward Market (tucked away on Murray Street, East of Dalhousie). While they are well-known for their tasty & innovative gourmet burgers (a definite must-try), they also offer many other delicious options such as daily mussels which are flavourful and well-prepared, seared scallops that won't disappoint and fresh salads . CL also... More 

Thank Lux101
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a few hours to kill before catching a train. The first server, being the only one there was awesome and friendly. Then a taller server showed up perhaps a manager or even owner. Well, she proceeded to loudly crap on everyone present about a 30 person reservation someone made which was not to her pleasing. For 30 minutes.... More 

Thank TorontoJose
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for late lunch on a week day. Was lucky to find a parking spot on the street almost in front. There is a parking lot across the street. The place was quiet. We had heard that they had good burgers. It is true. Three of us had them and we all loved them. One grand daughter had a poutine.... More 

Thank PAC168
Arnprior, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

As an avid tripadvisor fan who enjoys trying new spots, I decided to give this place a try. Well, this spot is definitely worth a try, especially their extremely fresh and delicious burgers. I undoubtably recommend the Chez Lucien and Bourgeois Burgers. The service is friendly and very welcoming. Can't wait to return!

Thank 69juice
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

What a wonderful place! My boyfriend and I recently visited this restaurant for the first time and we were pleasantly surprised by how amazing it is. I do wish there was a bit more selection on the menu but that's really not a big deal. My boyfriend and I ordered the nachos as our appetizer and they were so crunchy,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Murray St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5M7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-241-3533

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