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5673 Main St, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 2W0, Canada
613 826 0552
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fair Atmosphere and good Food!

I chose a booth and it was quiet. Enjoyed the fish and chips. The service was good. I found the restaurant relatively clean.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 20, 2015
RobbOttawa
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Ottawa, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought I would take my Mum out for a little bite to eat and a change of scenery so I suggested we split the "Dewy Combination Platter" for $23.99. This is what we were given to split eating between us. 2 perfectly cooked onions rings. 5 very small chicken wings. I guess the waitress wanted to see my mother... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered country fried chicken dinner. The chicken tasted that it had been prepared for sometime and just sitting under a heat light. Not fresh for sure and the pepper gravy was lumpy and had no taste. The veggies were disgusting just in appearance, I can not believe they even plated them. I was at the restaurant at 5 pm, not... More 

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Thank annaO4395GM
Ottawa, Canada
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

This used to be a great place to go for a great meal. Sadly, it is very disappointing now. The quality of the food has deteriorated. We still keep going there and each time I tell my husband that it is our last visit there. I won't order a meal anymore. I am sticking with a burger. They have changed... More 

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Thank lovetovacation075
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Was there yesterday with a friend, we stopped in for lunch and both ordered the open faced hot turkey. Well I'm here to tell you that the turkey was cut so small and was so dry it was like eating wood. The roast potatoes were so peppery to the point where you could not taste anything else, and the service... More 

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Thank Foodie247365
Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Country fried chicken at the red dot is incredible Service was fast and polite I've been there a million times without a bad experience

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Thank Sam A
Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I am privileged to live near this restaurant. It's located in the right hand corner of Osgoode Village shopping centre, a small centre with a bank, a Foodland, a wonderful curio shop and of course The Red Dot Cafe. Before I say more, the Red Dot is both a restaurant and a pub that also serves great food. The Cafe... More 

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Thank L M
Ottawa, Canada
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

I chose a booth and it was quiet. Enjoyed the fish and chips. The service was good. I found the restaurant relatively clean.

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Thank RobbOttawa
Ottawa, Canada
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We have eaten at Red Dot Cafe a number of times and have found that the quality of the food and the quantity of the food is deteriorating. I had soup and a taco salad. The soup was beef barley and was luke warm at best. Had a very greasy taste and feel when eaten with little to no other... More 

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Thank Heather T
Kemptville, Canada
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This a popular place so make sure to reserve ahead of time or you will be waiting. Good for after sports as there is a patio out front during the summer. Expect to wait for your meal when it is busy. Some of us ordered appetizers which came quickly and they did bring a basket of bread. I had the... More 

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Thank FoodandTea_Lover
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Have been here many times and have always had a wonderful experience - great staff, food and those desserts! Went for a quick bite tonight, had the daily special, calamari - delish (great sauce), then after much deliberation about which dessert to have out of their incredible selection had the snickers pie - amazing! I keep going back, and I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5673 Main St, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 2W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: 613 826 0552

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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