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Metropolitan Brasserie

€€ - €€€
Byward Market Area
French, Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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700 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4, Canada
+1 613-562-1160
08:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 00:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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146 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been going to Metropolitan for 6 years. Always good...great service and the best oysters in Ottawa. the only thing to improve is to have a special of the day or change the menu more often. the servers are always friendly and the ambience is better then any of the arrogant restaurants in Ottawa.

Thank debby b
Ottawa, Canada
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185 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time there. Popular spot for local journalists and parliamentarian staffers apparently. The food was excellent and the service prompt and polite. The coq au vin very nice as was the regular and popular moules frites. Nice draft beer selection.

Thank Dave C
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Ottawa from T.O. After many lunches let-downs I wanted to try the Metropolitan Brasserie...(I 've read so many praises ) I was correct this place is very French (which I love) the set up and staff reminded me of Paris. THE MENU the menu has way too many choices ( to my liking...which shows me that ...either there is... More 

Thank Ri B
Ottawa, Canada
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good happy hour food. Staff and atmo cater to men. Tv flipped on to sports. Was expecting something more upscale tailored to after work professionals but this is an overpriced sports bar. Wont return.

Thank 2015gogo
Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Had lunch last week with a couple of political operatives in a very quiet table where we could talk turkey. Service very discreet, food quite good (had a steak sandwich), no worries when we stayed and talked long after the plates had been cleared. If you are planning a secret government takeover, this would be a good place to do... More 

Whitby, Canada
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

When here on a chilly morning for brunch. First time trying french toast using a croissant. It was delicious! Also had a Kir Royale. It was a lovely brunch and great ambience. Price was good, service very good. Guitarist played very chill music in the background. I would visit again when we return to Ottawa.

Thank georgiegirlto
Ottawa, Canada
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183 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

The restaurant had a set menu. The food was excellent. Good attentive service. We were a group of 20. All had a good time and left feeling like a great night out.

Thank Lynn N
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

I have had dinner and also been to some events here in the past but this is a breakfast review. The pros Nice window seats for daytime dining Good service GREAT coffees Cafe au lait, Cappucino, etc Availalbe seats - See Cons for why Cons It is too expensive for the level of expertise in the kitchen. Hence the availalbe... More 

Thank Gerry S
North Vancouver, Canada
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121 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This place is consistently good with their food and service. Always go there when I am in Ottawa and it never disappoints. They know how to poach a perfect egg.

Thank Garry L
Ottawa, Canada
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We all meet for time and the place was quiet for breakfast @10:00 am the day after boxing day. We all had something different. It took afair amount of time for the food to arrive but we all enjoyed the food. The prices were not too bad for being in the market area.

Thank Lawrence177

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?