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The Village House

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Canadian, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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759, Riverside Drive, Wakefield, Quebec J0X 3G0, Canada
+1 819-459-1445
17:00 - 20:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 20:30
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a a small plates night. It was delicious. Great wine selection and knowledge as we asked for recommendations. I had a Moscow mule which was very good. We had most of the small plates between our party of 4. They were all very delicious. My favorite was the mac and cheese with pulled and braised pork belly.... More 

Thank NNoblehearle
Brockville, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I ate a beautiful, delicious meal at this fine establishment last Friday evening. The setting is relaxed and casual, and the food is delicious with lovely presentation. The music sets the tone with folksy tunes befitting of this charming rural lakefront village playing lightly in the background. We'll definitely be back.

Ottawa, Canada
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123 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Visited during the summer, sat outside on the side patio. Service was good, ordered a bottle of wine with our meal. We also ordered a few appetizers to share. The lamb poutine, Caesar salad, Beet Appetizer. The lamb poutine was ok (they could have done a better job in picking the huge fatty pieces of the meat - certainly 70... More 

Thank DineWithDi
Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Quaint and lovely restaurant in Wakefield. Very friendly staff. We went on tapas night, for shareable plates as a couple and were not dissapointed. The dishes were a mix of comfort foods taken to the next level as well as original fusion type dishes. We highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Evelyn04
Ottawa, Canada
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We went on a Sunday. Sunday's they do small plates only. These delicious dishes come quickly and are meant to be shared. Two dishes per person was perfect for us. It was our best meal in Wakefield. This would be a top restaurant even if it was in downtown Ottawa. One of my top ten favorites

Thank JamescK8812GU
Montreal, Canada
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I felt immediately comfortable when I walked through the door. It's like being in someone's house. You can sit in the kitchen by the bar and watch the cooks do their thing or sit in the homey dining room. Very casual and friendly atmosphere. The food was very good. I had potato wrapped shrimp with a tomatillo sauce as an... More 

Thank Lorraine4536
Ottawa, Canada
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Generally great food, service was nice as well. Cosy place with a patio, though looks like it could get pretty tight if packed. Had beet and blue cheese salad for appetizer, which was outstanding, as was the short ribs and gnocchi main course. My husband's veggie main was not spectacular, but not bad. Only suggestion is to use more sour... More 

Thank BlackSeaPrincess
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We ate dinner on the lovely patio at The Village House and thoroughly enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. It was taco and wing nite so we ordered an assortment of tacos as well as duck tostadas. The flavours and variety were outstanding.

Thank 26DebK
Halifax, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We went as a rare night out and I'm so glad we spend it at The Village House. We sat on the patio and tried at least 6 small plates that we're all delicious and it was lovely. The service was awesome, our server made great recommendations during the meal and for a place to go for drinks after.

Thank Terri-Lee H
Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Had Brunch with daughter and her hubby on a Saturday morning. Highly recommend Fried Chicken and Waffles but everything we tried was served in ample portions, tasted like home cooking and delicious. Service was outstanding and we felt like part of the family throughout the experience.

Thank Rick G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Canadian, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 759, Riverside Drive, Wakefield, Quebec J0X 3G0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Outaouais Region  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: +1 819-459-1445
Rustic charm in the heart of Wakefield Village. We are a small 26 seat restaurant, with an outdoor patio that seats another 20. Our restaurant serves upscale comfort food, great wines and local brews. All while dining with views of the Gatineau River and hills.

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