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Mandarin Ogilvie

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1137 Ogilvie Rd, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
613-749-8838
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 32
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  • 12
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  • 8
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good place to eat, decent prices

We stopped here out of desperation to eat lunch, and were very pleasantly surprised at the quality of service and the excellent food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
crossesfour
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Belleville, Canada
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Belleville, Canada
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped here out of desperation to eat lunch, and were very pleasantly surprised at the quality of service and the excellent food.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Had a great family dim sum on a Saturday, just before noon. Lots of variety, although dumplings and seafood seem to be their specialities. Every dish we had was excellent! They have lots of tables that seat eight, so it is great to bring a crowd. And you can pour your tea and start eating as soon as you sit... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Staff are unfriendly and have no public relations skills. They provide no suggestions and treat their customers like second class citizens. Maybe the owner should pay attention to detail because I will never go back to this place and I will most certainly NOT recommend it to anyone. If you want to be treated horribly it's the place to be!!!

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Ottawa, Canada
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This used to be the #1 Chinese restaurant in Ottawa in our books. Over the years things have definitely gone downhill. 30 of us went for dinner last week : we had ordered a special menu to welcome some good friends visiting from out-of-town. How unimpressed they must have been.... We had nine courses: except for the first fried prawn... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

While most of the food was slightly above average, the chiken fried rice was awesome! We did not wait at all to get seated, we waited a decent time for the food, (long enough to know their actually cooking it but not so long as to think "hey were's my food?) The waiters were very helpfull in answering any questions... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We have been here for dim sum on numerous occasions and we love it. It's more expensive then Chinatown but it's nice to switch it up every once in a while. We went for dinner because we were in the neighbourhood and based on that experience, I am not sure we will ever go back. The service was horrible, one... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Mandarin Ogilvie is not located in the Ottawa Chinatown; however we prefer its location near St-Laurent and Ogilvie for the large and free parking space. Dim-Sum restaurants do not offer the same menu here in Ottawa and the variety of dishes found at Mandarin is great. Freshly made and not warmed up like other places, we adapted this one fort... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Went for dim sum on a saturday for lunch. Tried a variety of things but nothing was that great. One rice noodle dish was really overcooked. I liked sticky rice in the banana leaf. Don't think I'll go back.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My wife and I and the family go here all the time, never disappointed with the food. It can get busy and yes sometimes you will have to wait or ask for certain dim sum items but be patient. The food is good.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is not your regular Chinese restaurant where you go for the spare ribs and chicken balls, it offers very unique varieties on the old favourites as well as many authentic Chinese dishes. Personal favourites are the Hunan Dumplings in a spicy peanut sauce, Spicy Shrimp (6 huge prawns cooked just right) and General Chao chicken which is the best... More 

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Additional Information about Mandarin Ogilvie

Address: 1137 Ogilvie Rd, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 613-749-8838
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1137 Ogilvie Rd, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: 613-749-8838

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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