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Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro

54 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T1, Canada (Byward Market Area)
(613) 241-4270
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Ranked #290 of 2,218 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Pub, Pizza & Pasta, Bistro, Wine Bar
Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
Top Contributor
208 reviews 208 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Finally a restaurant that lists not only its wines and beers, but its spirits also. It's not that hard to do - and it is worth doing. The selection for all 3 was excellent. Service was prompt and friendly. Steak was delicious -- while the food menu was limited, there were some good choices. They may want to consider allowing... More 

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Ottawa
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70 reviews 70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Enjoyed the wine flights. Nice way to really find the type of wine you like by doing a comparison. We also had a couple of appetizers which very good. Service was good and server was helpful with the wine tasting. Place was crowded but not noisy. The food menu is a pricey but then the restaurant is located in a... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

ordered salmon...odd flavours. roasted potatoes tasted rubbery as if they were left over from yesterday. Waiter pushed me( and I know I should not have let him)into a "promotional" wine, different from the glass I had chosen...wine tasted like grape juice. Was pushing for me to order an appetizer, despite my telling him it would be too much food... felt... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is by far our best new meal & drink discovery in the Ottawa area! The $14 fries with a steak is absolutely delicious and the beer & wine selection is to die for! If you're a beer lover, I strongly recommend you try the flight of beers for $14, you're sure to find something you love! They also have... More 

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Nice Place to have dinner enjoy a good bottle of wine and listen to some good jazz music. Food is good, service is prompt and the atmosphere is great. Order the seafood plate it is so tasty.

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Toronto
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Great place for food; prices are reasonable, service is quick and friendly. Nice to have a live jazz band while you're having dinner as well

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Markham, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

You have to search a bit for this place, although its right in the heart of the Market. great atmosphere with hushed tones and live Jazz on select nights. BEST wine list of any restaurant in Ottawa, a huge beer of the world menu and Sommeliers that know there stuff. his is the real deal

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Mississauga, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

dropped in after a long day out and it was a pleasant surprise! there was a live jazz singer and the entire atmosphere was delightful. service was helpful and friendly, and our food came very promptly. we had the fries with a salad and beef, as well as the cheese-stuff tortellini. the beef was probably the worst part of a... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I went there a couple of times. If you want to enjoy wine and cheese, you have to arrive early (around 4PM). However, there is an excellent choice of wine.

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Toronto, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We went there for the music. We were not disappointed. The food was good though. They have an amazing wine + beer selection. If you eat there, try the Jambalaya (one of the best I had since leaving New Orleans).

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Additional Information about Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro

Address: 54 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T1, Canada
Phone Number: (613) 241-4270
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse, Pub, Pizza & Pasta, Bistro, Wine Bar

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