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Certificate of Excellence
District des Riverains
Steakhouse, Canadian
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835 rue Jacques-Cartier, Gatineau, Quebec J8T 2W3, Canada
+1 819-568-8788
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu 11:15 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 23:00
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Montreal, Canada
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402 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came for dinner with 2 of my friends. We arrived at around 7pm. Seated at a decent table. We started with cocktail drinks before our dinner. Two of us had the beef tartar. Honestly it was ok, I didn't like the thick cookies that were served with the tartar, I prefer thin style cookies not to over power the... More 

Thank Nancy L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

they show you what you are going to eat before they cook it. the steak is cook on charcoal so the taste is great , the atmosphere is relax

Thank Normand B
Ontario, Canada
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176 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Seven of us went to Sterling to celebrate two birthdays and we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. They have the best steaks. Service was amazing and Ahmed (the maître D) looked after us with a special treat. Thanks Ahmed! Also, our server was very attentive and noticed the birthday cards so he brought us a special cake. Looking forward to... More 

Thank cubata
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

My favourite place for the Bussinness dinning and fantastic food and service. Friends like Strling silecer special cut beef and rack of lamp is my favorite.

Thank Yoga A
Cantley, Qc
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

I wrote a positive review in 2008, but now feel differently about this place. Let's start with the pros, good location, nice building, good meat. I'm struggling to find more this time around. I've been there about 6 times, and always notice a tiny difference in quality. I used to love the perigourdine sauce, now it just seems like typical... More 

Thank valerie_c_vfh
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I always reserve this restaurant for special occasions as it never disappoints. With the lack of good steak houses in our city, we have been eating steaks at home. Discovering this wonderful establishments gives us an additional dining option and a fun night out. STERLING is always consistent and offers impeccable service. :)

Thank YOWFoodieGal
Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This beautiful restaurant was a fantastic location for our small wedding ceremony and intimate dinner in a private dining room overlooking the Gatineau River. Staff such as Pascal went out of their way to meet and exceed our needs. Our four course meal that we selected for our guests was also excellent.

Thank 2015gogo
Kingston, Canada
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73 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Waite staff are phenomenal, very attentive, has a very relaxing atmosphere. We were a group of four, each ordering steak and it was prepared perfectly. Every restaurant has its own guideline for rare, medium rare…, we described our individual preferences and their chief delivered. Very, very impressed with everything. Will definitely revisit this steakhouse when in the Ottawa area again.... More 

Thank Bill and Kelly B
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We had a great meal. The steaks were some of the best that we have had. Our server must have been new because there were a lot of rookie mistakes. The manager, possibly owner, obviously knew and stepped in a couple of times and made our experience great. He also helped with the wine and gave us some great selections... More 

Thank travler_ernie
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Excellent tour by the owner. Excellent food. Serving Staff 10/10. Location 10/10. Really a fantastic experience, loved how they showed us the meat before cooking it was unique.

Thank Robert G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$5,875
Steakhouse, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:15 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 835 rue Jacques-Cartier, Gatineau, Quebec J8T 2W3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Outaouais Region  >  Gatineau>  > District des Riverains
  • Neighbourhood: District des Riverains
  • Phone Number: +1 819-568-8788
Our restaurant's name reflects the quality of the meat that is served. Sterling Silver's remarkable breeding philosophy produces the highest quality of meat in Canada. Not only does Sterling Silver ensure incredible taste and tenderness, it surpasses any expectations.

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