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Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro

Byward Market Area
Steakhouse, Seafood, Pizza & Pasta, Pub, Bistro, Wine Bar
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54 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T1, Canada
(613) 241-4270
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Great Downstair Wine Bar

After shopping all day my friend and I decided a wine sounded good. It is right down in the shopping district so easy to find. We were surprised to find this very cozy and cool wine bar. The waitress showed us all the places we could sit and it is much larger than it looks. Lots of nice cubby... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
lreh340900
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Plattsburgh, New York
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Plattsburgh, New York
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

After shopping all day my friend and I decided a wine sounded good. It is right down in the shopping district so easy to find. We were surprised to find this very cozy and cool wine bar. The waitress showed us all the places we could sit and it is much larger than it looks. Lots of nice cubby spaces.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Me and my wife go at least 2-3 times a year to this Bistro. The following is my review: Location: This is right in the heart of downtown. The bistro is in the basement level, but this adds to the charm of the place. There are several paid parking garages and also plenty of paid street parking spaces nearby Food:... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

After touring the tulip festival in 80+ degrees, my husband and I were so ready for a relaxing, delicious meal. We had a hard time deciding which restaurant to visit, but we were not disappointed! Our waitress was very nice and helpful. Our food was outstanding! The place is in a quaint area which provides some relief from the hectic... More 

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Toronto
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This little hideaway is a great place for a date. Tiny, with some booths a few bar stools and a half a dozen tables. Huge list of wine or scotch by the pour. Mussels are the specialty but other items are good as well. Music a lot of nights. Not suitable for kids.

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Dartmouth, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My husband and I went on a date tonight, it will be our last until June. We chose the Vineyards because of their oyster special. It was very busy and so we put our names on a list and returned at 7:30. The waitress we had spoken to had reserved us a table. We had wine and appetizers which were... More 

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Barrington, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Went on a Tuesday evening for wine, jazz, and a meal. Service was great, wine flights were interesting, food was good and the jazz was enjoyable. Lots of beer and wine choices. Cheese plate special was excellent. All 6 of us had a great time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Amazing spot ! Great food , great wine/beer. Something for everyone . Impeccable service. Since I was new to this, the waitress guided me through all the different selections. Very helpful.

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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Endless wine selection impeccable service and food, wonder spot for dinner along with free jazz music on during the week!

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Burlington, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The flights of wine are amazing. Mediterranean trio was the best ever definitely try it. My boyfriend ordered the jambalaya he liked it. I ordered the $14 fries that comes with Ceasar salad and steak.. I somehow ended up with steak and huge side of Ceasar salad which ironically I am lactose intolerant so couldn't eat...not fries.. and got charged... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is a great venue on Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday for free jazz. Unfortunately, they have nixed the free cheese platter after 4pm and cut their wine menu way down. They used to have wines from all over the world but their special last Tuesday was Little Penguin....I can get that at the LCBO. They had a guy at the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 54 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: (613) 241-4270

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Pizza & Pasta, Pub, Bistro, Wine Bar
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?