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Metropolitan Brasserie

#147 of 2,280 Restaurants in Ottawa
€€ - €€€, , French
700 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4, Canada
+1 613-562-1160
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, Canadian, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
700 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were fortunate to get an outside patio table on a warm summer's evening. Because the patio area is below ground, you are protected from the nearby street noise on Wellington St. Parking is limited in the area: there is limited underground parking in the...More

Thank servicecomesfirst
Reviewed 6 days ago

Metropolitain Brasserie looks and tastes just like a typical Paris bistro. The décor is classic and the menu varied, plus the service is attentive.

Thank MAF17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate off the hill menu as it was cheaper and on a budget the burger wasn't anything memorable, have had better for the same price , but everything on that menu individual items so if you want fries it's extra and they weren't anything special...More

Thank thephilster
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Late dinner after our daughter convocated. Service was professional. Mussels were just ok. Quality of seafood wasnt great. Small mussels. Sauce was very good. Pasta dish my frends had was average. Very limited menu. Expensive for what we got. Patio was lovely.

Thank drfamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was very tasty. Steak tartare perfectlsy flavoured, other courses fresh and piping hot. Mike has a great personality and made dinner even more enjoyable.

Thank kylaviva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After we got married at city hall we came here with our small group. The food was great (except the cheese dessert, was like pure cream cheese). The hill hour is awesome for some good deals, the house red wine (hill wine) is a bit...More

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Went here recently because a friend from out of town wanted to try it. I agreed reluctantly, remembering past poor experiences here with both service and food quality. Little has changed. Slow service and really poor quality food. A green salad was tired and limp,...More

Thank ottawatraveler_11
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We went for Mother’s Day. Beautiful patio with live music and a Paris flare! This bistro served amazing mimosa’s to start ( only $5) 😀 and wonderful cappuccino! The breakfasts were beautifully presented and tasty. Highly recommend, the pancakes, the eggs Benedict and the omelette....More

Thank Willijb
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Ok, I'm from Toronto. It's not cool to like anything here. But guess what, the Metropolitan is a very cosy bistro, great menu, good wine list. There's a lovely long bar to perch on, booths and bistro tables. Service was prompt and professional, prices reasonable...More

Thank Torontowinehound
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Well situated between Parliament Hill and the Byward Market area, and despite being located at a very busy intersection the noise and churn from pedestrians and traffic is minimized since the restaurant is in a bit of a hollow. This was helpful as it was...More

Thank jbmcnair
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11 February 2017|
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Response from Sarah C | Property representative |
Hi there, You'll find an array of different dress at The Met. Most guests are comfortable in jeans a nice shirt or sweater. You will also find people in business attire as many guest come in straight from work. Hope to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-562-1160
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