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Main Street Cellar

5561 Manotick Main St | Manotick, Ottawa, Ontario K4M 1A2, Canada
613-692-2675
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Ranked #25 of 2,169 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

To start, we shared a Potato - Gorgonzola cheese soup. Lovely. We also shared peanut chicken skewers which were perfectly cooked and subtle in taste. My husband ordered the Beef Tenderloin and I, the Duck Confit with Barley Risotto. Excellent quality, taste, presentation. Simple yet elegant. Butternut Squash cheese cake was smooth and nicely spiced, not overpowering. Our waitress was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Every meal I have had at Main Street Cellar has been amazing. Rob was our server last night and he was fabulous! The make the best creme brûlée ever!

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SweetOttawa, Owner at Main Street Cellar, responded to this review

Dear Leslie_Angelo D Thanks for the review. My Chef and Rob enjoyed reading it. It is always so great for the staff to receive such kudos. Thanks you again and we look forward to serving you another brulee soon! Kim More

Montreal, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I rarely order filet mignon because I am so often disappointed. NOT the case at Main Street Cellar where the beef tenderloin, accompanying wine selection and personalized service make it such a memorable and favourite dining experience. Whether hosting friends or clients, I can rely 110% on this venue for trusted deliciousness, impeccable wine matches and the perfect "tone" to... More

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SweetOttawa, Owner at Main Street Cellar, responded to this review

Dear Wendy C Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We try our utmost to ensure consistent, well planned menu items, so I am pleased that your tenderloin was prepared to your liking. We strive excellent service and are so pleased when we get it right as in your case. We look forward to welcoming you back... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

How disappointing to be charged $2.33 per person for bringing in cupcakes for a birthday. We were given a fork and plate but the cupcakes were served out of the box. I called the next day spoke to the chef and,told I would get a call back from owner. Never did! Won't be going back!

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SweetOttawa, Owner at Main Street Cellar, responded to this review

Dear Elayne S Thanks for taking the time to write a review since I did try and call you but the number my staff took down was incorrect. I am sorry you are upset that we "surcharge" for people bringing in a dessert, however, there is obviously costs involved in my staff serving, cleaning of plates etc. This is common... More

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I have made several returns to Main Street Cellar since I first discovered it a few years ago. My husband and I decided that because we spend so many special occasions at the restaurant that we would ask if they could host our small wedding which took place a few weeks ago. Thankfully they agreed and it was an amazing... More

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SweetOttawa, Owner at Main Street Cellar, responded to this review

M_Kiley_H Thank you. We truly enjoyed having been invited to be part of your special day. Ryan and the gang enjoyed watching the ceremony and taking part in the menu planning. So fun the wedding cake. Thank you again and all the staff at Main Street Cellar wish you both a long life of happiness, health and peanut butter pie... More

Ottawa, Canada
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I've been here a few times and will keep coming back for more. The atmosphere is cozy and not pretentious and the focus is all on the wonderful food and drink. We split a starter board among a group of us which was a good choice. Allowed us to sample a few interesting things without getting filled up. The mains... More

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SweetOttawa, Owner at Main Street Cellar, responded to this review

Dear Bruceb180 Thank you for taking the time to review Main Street Cellar, and to let us know we are still doing things right in your eyes. We strive for consistent food and service and are so pleased when we achieve that. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kim More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Stopped in to visit the staff and enjoy a glass of wine and some appetizers. As always the staff are warm and welcoming and the food/ wine are fantastic! I ordered the flatbread along with the bacon wrapped dates, yummy!! I will be back!

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SweetOttawa, Owner at Main Street Cellar, responded to this review

Dear runnergirl1978 Thanks so much for your review. Glad you enjoyed your evening of wine and apps with us. we are changing our menu for the season, but I am pleased to say the dates are staying :-) Hope to see you again soon. Kim More

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I have been to MSC a few times & I have always enjoyed the food & find that the service is excellent. (I see how hard the staff works & how pleasant they are.) I have sat both inside the restaurant & outside on the patio which is very nice. The menu has items that I normally do not see... More

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SweetOttawa, Owner at Main Street Cellar, responded to this review

Dear jennifer131781 Thanks for taking the time to review Main Street Cellar. We use reviews like yours as a benchmark to see how we are doing. I am pleased that we have hit the mark with you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kim More

Ottawa On
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is our go to place for great service and great food. We have not had anything on the menu that was not fresh and well prepared. They will even make changes when asked with no problem. Husband does not like garnish so his food always comes out without any. We have met great new people in the bar area.... More

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SweetOttawa, Owner at Main Street Cellar, responded to this review

Dear FernOttawaOn Thanks for your review. We are pleased when people take the time to review Main Street Cellar. I am glad you enjoy your evenings with us and that your husband doesn't have to endure "greenery" on his plate. We look forward to serving you again. Regards Kim More

Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Either people in Manotick don't know what a gourmet restaurant is or I am just too picky. Went here and was highly disappointed not only with the sub par food at overinflated prices but at the awful ambiance and décor. For a restaurant that says they are number one they sure don't act or look like it. Please renovate the... More

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SweetOttawa, Owner at Main Street Cellar, responded to this review

Dear travellersforyou. In response to your review I will comment and disagree on the following. You state we claim to be #1! I am not sure where or who you heard this from as we have never stated that. On TA we are typically around the #12 spot (until your review of course). The joys of TA is you as... More

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Address: 5561 Manotick Main St | Manotick, Ottawa, Ontario K4M 1A2, Canada
Phone Number: 613-692-2675
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: International

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